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Web Specialist (1-Year Term)
Municipality: City of Surrey This posting closed on

April 13, 2018
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 2066 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Job Description: The Web & New Media Team is looking for a collaborative, experienced and passionate Web Specialist to help responsibly grow the City’s 10+ websites, such as,, and
Duties: The City’s Web Specialist will:
• Lead and be part of multiple, ongoing digital projects with internal and external clients;
• Maintain multiple vendor relationships and assist with vendor selection;
• Provide guidance and consultation on CMS selection, maintenance, growth and application (Open Text Red Dot, Drupal 7 and 8 are the most commonly used CMSs at the City);
• Work with other team members (eg, Web Editor, User Experience Designers, Marketing Coordinators, Graphic Designers) to identify and execute on improvements to front and back facing content systems;
• Help create digital guidelines, policies and procedures.
Educational Requirements: To be successful in this role, you must meet these minimum requirements:
• University graduation in communications or a related field including or supplemented by courses related to website development and maintenance and 5 years’ experience in directly related work, or an acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience;
• Considerable knowledge of communications principles, practices, methods and techniques related to the work performed;
• Considerable knowledge of writing, editing, layout and research principles, methods and techniques;
• Considerable knowledge of relevant electronic production practices and procedures;
• Considerable knowledge of writing, editing, layout and research principles, methods and techniques;
• Ability to establish and apply editorial standards and provide advice and guidance to departments;
• Ability to evaluate website design requirements, recommend and oversee overall framework and functionality, and review content for compliance with editorial guidelines;
• Ability to assess new web standards and technologies, formulate strategies for enhancement of the websites, and advise on the use of the website to achieve corporate objectives;
• Ability to perform routine maintenance of the websites;
• Ability to liaise with technical specialists and consultants on website development and technical and operational processes and issues;
• Ability to lead projects and oversee the work of junior staff and consultants;
• Communicates effectively orally and in writing.
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Additional Information: • This position requires completion of a Police Information Check.
• Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.
Web Address:
Address: 14245 - 56th Avenue
Surrey, British Columbia
V3X 3A2, Canada
Opening Date: March 22, 2018 08:30 AM
Closing Date: April 13, 2018 04:30 PM