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As a recognized leader in emergency communications, E-Comm is an organization that provides first responders and the public with critical life-safety services in communities across British Columbia. Our people are passionate about their work and public safety, and we are looking for someone to join our team who shares that same spirit of collaboration and wants to contribute to our vision of safer communities in British Columbia through excellence in public safety communication.

At E-Comm 9-1-1, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce that represents the many communities that we proudly serve.

Corporate Communications Specialist

Are you a strong writer who believes in sharing complex information in a clear and concise way? Do you thrive in a fast-paced corporate environment, and get excited about tailoring communications messages and materials to many different audiences with unique interests? If this sounds like you, and you are intrigued by our Emergency Communications environment, we want to hear from you.

Working directly with our other communications leaders and members of the executive team, you will play a significant role in the communications activities, which showcase the progress and achievements of E-Comm and our amazing staff. This is an exceptional opportunity to grow your career while driving change through a wide array of communications.

Key to this role is a deep knowledge of corporate communications best practices and a comfort for understanding and disseminating difficult information. You will think strategically to develop and leverage communications tools and platforms to increase stakeholder engagement, including overseeing and utilizing existing newsletter platforms, developing new reporting structures and maintaining a presence at various stakeholder presentations and events.

Your advanced writing and creative design skills will help ensure key company messages reach and resonate with target audiences.

What you'll need:

  • Superior written and presentation skills
  • Results driven mindset with a desire to work in a fast-paced environment, whilst delivering on multiple, concurrent initiatives
  • A creative flair for writing with the ability to pitch and run with new ideas
  • Comfortable in leading, executing and making recommendations
  • Completion of a degree or diploma in communications, public relations, journalism or a related discipline plus sound related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience

Note: After hours and on-call monitoring of social media accounts is required on a rotational basis.

What we offer:

  • Meaningful work - work with a sense of purpose, supporting the public and first-responders
  • Competitive salary with comprehensive extended health and dental benefits
  • Generous vacation plan
  • Earned Time Off - eligibility to participate in our Accumulated Time-Off Program
  • Employee Savings Plan - employer matched contributions to a savings account
  • Pension - we are members of the Municipal Pension Plan, a defined benefits fund
  • Career development - we are supportive in developing your skills while pursuing your career at E-Comm

Security Requirements :

As a condition of employment at E-Comm, the required Police Security Clearance applicable to the position must be acquired and maintained. This is a process carried out by our law enforcement partner agencies, facilitated by E-Comm. The minimum residency in Canada to qualify for this position, as established by our law enforcement partner agencies, is 3-5 years.

To qualify for this process, a candidate may be either a Canadian Permanent Resident or Canadian Citizen. We regret any candidates under Student, Visitor, or Work Visas are not eligible for consideration.

Vaccination Policy:

E-Comm 911 has a vaccination policy that is currently suspended. However, should the policy be reinstated, it will be a requirement for all current and future employees.


  • Number of positions: One (1)
  • Job status: Regular Full-Time
  • Hours of work: Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week
  • Wage/Salary: PG 22 | $36.20 to $42.59 hourly; $75,303 to $88,594 annually (2022 rates)
  • Employee Group: CUPE, Local 8911
  • Department: Communications & Public Affairs
  • Location: E-Comm Lower Mainland - Vancouver

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: May 16th, 2023 at 11.59pm

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