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We’re looking for talented people to bring new and fresh ideas to help shape the future of our organization. It’s an exciting time to be a part of our team as we plan to meet the changing demands of our industry.

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Manager, Communications & Engagement

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority (GVHA), a non-profit organization, manages key properties in Victoria harbour.

Join our team of dedicated people supporting Victoria’s working harbour.  We offer competitive compensation and excellent learning and growth opportunities.

GVHA is seeking a Manager, Communications & Engagement who is responsible for developing and managing all communications, engagement, and stakeholder relations strategies and initiatives to support the vision and mission of the organization.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a passionate communications leader to apply their expertise in communications, media relations, and stakeholder engagement in support of Victoria’s working harbour.

At the helm of communications and engagement, the Manager will advise the CEO and Board of Directors on media relations strategies and on the management of issues that may impact the organization’s key role as a respected advocate for the best marine-related use and development of the entire harbor.

The right candidate will bring a post-secondary degree in public relations, communications, marketing or business administration, as well as a minimum of five years recent, related experience in marketing and communications, or a comparable role, plus at least two years successfully managing people. We are looking for candidates who also bring experience in strategic and business planning; developing communications and marketing plans; project management; community engagement and client relations; and event planning. Preferred is experience working with a Board of Directors and Indigenous Peoples.

To apply in confidence, please send a cover letter and resume, along with salary expectations, to: 

hr@gvha.ca by Monday, May 23, 2022 at 5 p.m.

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority is a federally regulated organization, as such all employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

We thank all applicants who apply, however only those selected for further consideration may be contacted.

The detailed job description is available here.

Operations Administrator

We are currently seeking a full-time Operations Administrator to provide administrative support to GVHA’s operations department, including the Maintenance, Marinas, Security and Environment teams.  This role facilitates operational requirements including repairs and maintenance projects, services delivery (e.g. landscaping, waste management), occupational health and safety, environment and events implementation, for all GVHA facilities.

Ideally, you have post-secondary education, with at least 3 to 5 years administrative experience. Experience in both project and financial management is an asset. You are proficient with all MS Office applications and have a valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence.

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent communication and customer service skills, is highly organized and attention detailed, and enjoys working collaboratively in a diverse and busy environment.

As GVHA is a federally regulated organization, all employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

A full job description is available here.

Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your experience and salary expectations to our Human Resources department at hr@gvha.ca by 5 p.m. on June 2, 2022.

Seasonal Dock Crew

Looking for a summer job?  One where you get paid to be outside enjoying the beautiful Inner Harbour? 

Are you interested in gaining experience in the following areas?

  • Hospitality
  • Tourism
  • Customer Service
  • Boating
  • Team Work

We are looking for people who enjoy working with the public and take pride in their work in a fun and busy environment.  This season we will welcome thousands of boaters to our Inner Harbour marinas.

Once trained, shifts are on a four days on/four days off rotation.  The position starts as soon as possible and ends in September with possible part-time weekend/holiday work available throughout the fall and winter.

What will you get working as a seasonal member of our marinas team?

$18/hour + 4% vacation pay + $0.50/hour Retention Bonus

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority is a federally regulated organization, as such all employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

Full job description with more details is available here.

A cover letter and resume can be sent to hr@gvha.ca.  Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. on June 2, 2022