The ideal candidate for Special Assistant: 

  • Is highly organized, motivated, punctual, and able to work well under pressure;
  • Has strong interpersonal skills including tact, diplomacy and the ability to interact well with people;
  • Must have an interest in municipal affairs and the ability to engage with residents on their issues and concerns;
  • Is available to work occasional evenings and weekends;
  • Will drive and staff the Mayor at community events throughout the city;
  • Must possess a full and valid driver’s license (i.e., Ontario Class “G” unrestricted);
  • Undertakes other duties as assigned, including but not limited to providing general clerical support, and preparing correspondence and outreach regarding resident inquiries; and

Bilingualism is an asset, as is the knowledge of additional languages. 

Flexible May start to end of August 2021. Please send your résumé in complete confidence no later than Friday, April 16, 2021 to: 

James Armbruster
Office of Mayor Jim Watson / Bureau du maire Jim Watson
City of Ottawa / Ville d’Ottawa
110 Laurier Ave. West / 110 ave. Laurier Ouest
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1J1
Please apply via e-mail only to E-mail : 

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected to continue in the selection process will be contacted.