Outstanding Employment Opportunity:

Hourly City Worker (part-time)
Special Event Coordinator
Limited-Term Position

The City is seeking a creative, highly collaborative professional who thrives on the challenge of coordinating special events and is a team player who can effectively liaison with individuals, community organizations, contractors and vendors. The current opening is a limited-term (six-month) assignment in the Cultural Affairs Department.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Work with City departments and Public Information staff on planning, coordinating and implementing special events.
  • Coordinate event logistics, publicity, advertising and collateramaterial utilizing website, social media, public events, meetings, and presentations.
  • Cultivate and expand vendor and community participation.
  • Work with various individuals, sponsors, groups and project manager(s) to execute requirements.
  • Supervise and coordinate with event contractors, vendors and volunteers.

The successful candidate must possess:

  • A proven track record of coordinating special events.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Two or more years of experience in event planning and execution.
  • BA/BS in Business, Management, Marketing or a related field is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including PowerPoint, strong knowledge/familiarity with Internet, social media and web-based communications.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications/interpersonal skills.

The City of Thousand Oaks (pop. 128,650) is adjacent to the Pacific Ocean and scenic Santa Monica Mountains, surrounded by more than 15,080 acres of natural open space. Incorporated in 1964, this master planned community offers a wide variety of cultural and recreational activities and an award-winning school system.

Other essential attributes include:

  • Positive Attitude
  • Energetic
  • Confident
  • Service Oriented
  • Innovative
  • Tech Savvy
  • Adaptable
  • Team Player
  • Excellent Judgment
  • Self-motivated  

A valid class C California driver’s license is required.

Current salary range is:

This is a limited-term (six-month) part-time position – Approximately 29 hours per week


Monday, May 4, 2015, by 5:00 p.m.

To apply visit the City Website at www.toaks.org and search on Human Resources Department

For further information, contact the

Human Resources staff at (805) 449-2144.

$28.00 - $35.00/hour