BC Local Government Job Posting Service

The City of Richmond is a diverse and dynamic community in pursuit of our vision
to be the most appealing, livable and well-managed community in Canada.


People l Excellence l Leadership l Team l Innovation

Imagine a career with the City of Richmond, a dynamic environment for growth and continuous improvement, fostered by our collective strengths and creativity. We are a vibrant, diverse cosmopolitan city, supported by a strong economy and recognized as leaders in innovation and service delivery excellence. The City of Richmond is committed to be the most appealing, livable, well-managed community in Canada, a goal that is only made possible by developing our most valuable asset – our people. This is a great opportunity to join our team and shape our community.

Arts Programmer

Job ID: 2019124
Regular Full-Time
$36.49 to $43.07 per hour

This position is responsible for advancing arts education by developing and facilitating Richmond Arts Centre arts education programs and other Arts activities and events that meet the needs of Richmond’s culturally diverse community. This position is also responsible for ensuring there are multiple opportunities available for children, youth and adults to engage in and learn about the arts through centre-based and outreach programs and events. 

Keep our community happy and healthy as you:

  • Plan, develop, implement, schedule and evaluate arts education programs in a wide range of artistic disciplines for a range of ages and abilities.
  • Create, develop and implement arts education program guidelines.
  • Foster community partnerships to expand the arts in Richmond through outreach programs and community events.
  • Develop and coordinate promotional materials for seasonal arts education programs and events.
  • Collaborate with other City staff members and departments to support city-wide events and programs.

This role is ideal for those who possess extensive knowledge of programming in community arts education spaces, have sounds knowledge of teaching and evaluation methods and the ability to create and foster relationships with outside agencies  and other art professionals.

If you have exceptional customer service skills, a passion for the arts and community involvement, please consider joining our team.

Position Requirements:
Completion of a University degree (or equivalent) in a related discipline plus a minimum of two (2) years of experience in arts programming and two (2) years of experience providing direction and monitoring the work of instructors and contractors.

If you think this is a good fit for you, we invite you to apply today!

For further information regarding position details and to apply, please visit our website at

The City of Richmond offers a competitive pay and benefits program, attractive incentives and a compressed work day schedule. The closing date for Job ID: 2019124, Arts Programmer is 11:59pm, June 21, 2018.

The City of Richmond is an inclusive employer committed to employment equity objectives and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. No telephone inquiries please.
This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Location: Richmond, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Arts & Cultural Services,Program Management/Services
Posted: June 4, 2019, 1:03 pm
Expires: June 21, 2019, 11:59 pm