Coordinator, Public Art, City of Pickering

Geordie Lishman

Pickering is a vibrant, connected, and engaged community that is experiencing both significant economic and residential growth. We continue to evolve as a preferred destination for creative learning, memorable events, and unique experiences, and are seeking passionate candidates that are committed to joining us on our journey.

Our dedicated, energetic staff are guided by our core values and corporate priorities, which fuel an inclusive culture and encourages teamwork, customer service excellence, and personal and professional growth.

Coordinator, Public Art

June 6, 2022 – December 31, 2022 ($32.41/hr)

The Coordinator, Public Art will develop and implement the permanent public art initiatives for Cultural Services. The Coordinator, Public Art will lead the public art initiatives for the 175th Anniversary of Blacksmithing in Ontario Project. Public art components include sculptures, murals and community banners. This position and project is grant funded by the Government of Canada, Legacy Fund.

Successful applicants will possess the following:

  • Diploma or degree in design, fine arts, or demonstrated work experience.
  • 1 – 2 years’ experience in public art or project management in a municipal setting. Experience in arts, heritage and culture is an asset.
  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects, work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to act with initiative, resourcefulness, flexibility, and discretion.
  • Knowledge of the City’s procurement policies and use of SAP an asset.

Geordie Lishman

Qualified candidates may submit a detailed resume or online application form by noon on Friday, May 6, 2022 to:

Human Resources Associate
Human Resources Department
One The Esplanade
Pickering, ON L1V 6K7

By Email: hr@pickering.ca
By Fax: 905.420.4638
Online: pickering.ca/employment


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection. An equal opportunity employer, all employees are governed by the City’s Mandatory Vaccination Procedure. Please contact Human Resources if you require accommodations throughout the recruitment process. Documents are available alternate formats upon request.

The City of Pickering is committed to inclusive, accessible, and barrier-free employment practices and to creating a workplace that reflects and supports the diversity of the community we serve. We encourage and welcome applications from qualified applicants including members of racialized groups, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please let us know if you require an accommodation and we will work with you to ensure a barrier-free hiring process.

An Equal Opportunity Employer