Career Opportunities

Come and make a difference with us!

You’ll do amazing work and be a part of a progressive team at the City of North Vancouver.

The City is a thriving community experiencing robust growth. Those who have chosen to live and work here enjoy a high quality of life that includes easy access to transportation, services, and everyday conveniences.

The talent, energy, and innovation of our employees make us an exceptional team. Our outstanding work is integral to the City's day-to-day operations, which include the areas of planning and development, parks, engineering and engineering operations, public safety, public administration and finance.

The City is committed to equitable access to employment opportunities, and our strong commitment to the future is reflected in our vision to be “The Healthiest Small City in the World”. This includes five key priorities to support our vision and to guide our work: a City for People, a Liveable City, a Vibrant City, a Connected City and a Prosperous City.

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Find your next career opportunity with the City:

What We Are Looking For

Our employees bring skills and expertise that reflect the range of services provided by the City, including those in the areas of planning and development, parks, engineering and engineering operations, public safety, public administration and finance.  

We are proud to offer a work environment that is personally fulfilling and professionally rewarding. As working at the City is a collaboration and a partnership, we look for the following qualities in our employees:

  • Positive, passionate, and energetic
  • Enthusiastic about the work and inspires others to feel the same
  • A team player
  • Ability to be creative, innovative and think 'outside the box'
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Good interpersonal and/or customer service skills

If this sounds like you, visit our Career Portal for current opportunities.

Benefits to Working at the City

The City is a progressive organization that values employees and seeks innovation and creative thinking. Our employees are able to make an impact on the community now and into the future, and are actively involved in improving the City for residents, business owners, and visitors.

We envision a bright future that could include you! If you're considering a career with the City, here is what you can expect.

We offer our employees:

  • A workplace where skills and talents are valued
  • Competitive wages and benefits packages
  • An environment that is exciting, challenging and inspiring
  • A place to grow a rewarding career and make a difference in the community

Compensation & Benefits

The City offers competitive salaries, and for eligible employees, a comprehensive benefits package. Benefits may include:

  • Extended health benefits, including vision care, prescription drugs and paramedical visits (i.e. physiotherapy, massage therapy, chiropractor)
  • Dental plan
  • Life insurance
  • Municipal Pension Plan
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

Work-Life Balance

We are an employer who believes in work-life balance. The City supports and encourages its employees to achieve balance between the work they do for the City and the full, healthy lifestyle they wish to lead. We offer:

  • A compressed work schedule with one scheduled day off each three-week scheduling cycle (may not apply to all positions) 
  • On-site fitness facilities

Other Perks

The City also offers the following 'perks' to its employees, with eligibility criteria:

  • Training and professional development
  • Education funding for those looking to enhance their skills or advance their career
  • A TransLink transit subsidy
  • Financial assistance for computer and bike purchases

Employment Status

The City has several employment opportunities, from planning and development, parks, engineering and engineering operations, public safety, public administration and finance.

When a new position is posted under Current Career Opportunities, the employment status is included. Here’s what they mean:

Regular Full-Time & Regular Part-Time Employment

As a regular full-time or regular part-time employee, you are an integral part of our municipal team. Your work supports the day-to-day operations of the City. You will enjoy a competitive compensation and benefits package, and may be eligible for a compressed work schedule. You have access to career development opportunities.

Temporary Full-Time (including Seasonal Employment)

The City regularly offers temporary full-time opportunities for short term and long term assignments, including seasonal employment opportunities, primarily in the summer months when positions such as labourers in the Engineering, Parks and Environment Department are available.

Auxiliary Employment (On-Call)

Auxiliary assignments include short term and/or on-call positions. If you are looking for flexibility and variety, consider applying to the City's clerical auxiliary pool. For auxiliary assignments, in addition to the base salary, 12% is paid in lieu of benefits. Available opportunities are posted on our Career Portal.

Firefighter Opportunities

If you're interested in a career as a firefighter, visit the North Shore Tri-Municipal Fire Recruitment website.

Contact Us

Questions? Please contact the Human Resources Department at or 604-983-7349.

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