City of Surrey Job Application

Online Job Application Process

You can get the chance to work at City of Surrey by applying online. Below, you can find the detailed information about the hiring process of City of Surrey which offers entry-level and managerial positions.

The City of Surrey is the second largest city in British Columbia, with a population of over 500,000. Our population continues to grow and by 2041 is estimated to surpass Vancouver as the largest city in BC.

Discover what the City of Surrey has to offer and why the future lives here.

Apply Online City of Surrey Jobs

You can be a member of City of Surrey family by completing the hiring process which is explained below. In order to finish the application process, you can use the link provided below to access to the online application City of Surrey where you can find out more about the position for which you want to apply.

Animal Services Officer

The City is looking for a strong communicator who can handle difficult situations with diplomacy to fill the position of Animal Control Officer. Reporting directly to the Bylaw Operations Manager the Animal Control Officer’s main responsibilities will be to patrol designated areas of Surrey, conduct investigative and regulatory work, and enforce municipal bylaws and licensing regulations related to animals.
  • Receive calls from the public in regards to animal related issues and follow up with affected parties.
  • Investigate complaints regarding animal related bylaw violations, including biting or barking dogs and animal welfare related complaints.
  • Catch and transport stray animals.
  • Enforce animal control bylaws and licensing regulations.
  • Issue warning notices, notices of offence, orders to comply, court orders and request warrants.
  • Perform related clerical work.
  • Perform other duties as required.

City Clerk

As the City Clerk, you will lead the Legislative Services Division which acts as a critical link between City Council, staff and the public in ensuring the effective and efficient delivery of the City’s political administration. You will also lead the team in overseeing records and FOI management and the administration of municipal elections.


Reporting to the General Manager, Corporate Services, the City Clerk is responsible for:

  • Developing and overseeing information being presented to Council, Committees, Boards and other stakeholders; i.e., Council correspondence.
  • Overseeing and ensuring best practices for the recording, preservation, tracking and audit of Council and Committee meeting minutes, relevant municipal documents and corporate records (including Resolutions and By-laws).
  • Acting as the signing authority for documents as set out in legislation and applicable City Bylaws.
  • Ensuring that all legal and administrative documents adhere to the standards required by law or by statute within the City.
  • Serving as the Chief Elections Officer (with the exception of the 2018 Municipal Elections) and supporting election preparation for local government officials.
  • Overseeing the administration of oaths, including the process to receive affidavits and affirmations required to be taken under oath.
  • Overseeing Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA) compliance and requests.
  • Overseeing administrative operations, including the records resource centre, corporate mail and the Councillor’s office.
  • Establishing and maintaining exceptional working relationships with Council, senior management, media, unions, staff, elected officials and the public.
  • Leading recruitment, performance management and succession planning within a unionized environment.

General Operations Clerk

The Planning and Development Department is seeking energetic, self-motivated team players to join our Building Division in a 12-month opportunity to train as a General Operations Clerk. You will perform varied and complex clerical duties and technical work related to a broad range of matters within the Building, Planning and Engineering departments.


During the training opportunity, you will work at our front counter services to build your knowledge and experience of building, planning, and engineering department functions. You will learn the necessary procedures and policies and gain familiarity with City by-laws and their applications to such functions.


To be considered, you must have:

  • Completion of Grade 12 education supplemented by courses in building, planning and/or engineering.
  • Minimum 1-year customer service experience (asset if related to building, planning and/or engineering.
  • OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Strong customer service and communication skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and busy work environment.
  • Ability to solve problems and use judgment to make sound decisions.

During the training opportunity, you will be expected to:

  • Enrol and work towards successful completion of courses related to building/construction, planning, and/or civil engineering totaling a minimum of nine (9) credits.
  • Successfully meet all performance expectations of the training opportunity in order to continue in the program (your suitability will be assessed quarterly and feedback will be provided).

City of Surrey Application Form/PDF

You can check whether there is printable application form available for City of Surrey and you can download it if there is one. You can either submit the application form in person or you can send it via email.

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