Current Postings

Dog License Canvasser

Competition No: 2024-DL

Duration: Auxiliary

Salary: $25.22 per hour + 12% in lieu of benefits

Last Updated: 5/9/24

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

Do you love dogs and working with people? We have got an exciting opportunity for you! This is a seasonal position, simple public contact work selling dog licenses to residents of the City. The work involves planning canvassing routes, selling licenses, providing specified bylaw information to dog owners, and recording related information. The work is performed in all weather conditions and is performed according to detailed instructions and is reviewed based on effectiveness, accuracy and completeness. An incumbent selects neighbourhoods for canvassing and plans routes; visits residences; offers dog licenses to applicable residents; sells licenses, collects fees and writes receipts. An incumbent prepares summaries of work activities and submits to the supervisor; provides basic information and answers questions regarding the Animal Control Bylaw; refers more complex inquiries to other staff. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include up to completion of high school and some experience working with the public, or, an equivalent combination of training and experience. Sound knowledge of the dog licensing fee schedules and some knowledge of the Animal Control Bylaw. Requirements include ability to deal courteously with the public and to provide information and responses to questions; prepare simple records and receipts; make mathematical calculations; operate equipment used to process payments and general clerical and organizational skills. Driver's License for the Province of British Columbia is required.

Pay Rate: $25.22 per hour + 12% in lieu of benefits.

Hours of work: We are expecting the canvassers to work from June until the end of September. This is an auxiliary position where hours and shifts vary depending on operational requirements and are scheduled on an as needed basis. Shifts are typically scheduled Tuesdays to Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Location: Deer Lake 1

Please apply online at by: Monday, May 20, 2024.

At the City of Burnaby, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce that authentically mirrors the vibrant community we proudly serve. We consistently embrace diversity and endeavor to build an inclusive workforce that celebrates the richness of our community. We warmly welcome applicants of all genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, sexual orientations, and life experiences to join us in shaping a more vibrant and equitable future together.

Please contact People and Culture at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted

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