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Production Officer/Journalist

Not an ongoing position
Full or Part Time: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Jul 26 2011 - Aug 21 2011

Under the supervision of the Managing Editor, the Production Officer/Journalist conceives, develops, designs and creates ads for newspaper and other projects, is responsible for design, layout and pagination of newspaper on a weekly basis, and writes stories for publication as required. He/she also maintains and updates the local newspaper and PSP website, as required, and designs and produces business cards, brochures, flyers and other publications and promotional materials. The Production Officer also monitors and maintains newspaper and photographic archival records.


College Diploma in Graphic Design/Fine Arts or a related field AND some years experience or High School diploma with some experience or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience will also be considered

Language requirement: English Mandatory

Knowledge of

  • creating black and white, colour spot and full-process colour ads
  • page designs for newsprint and magazines, brochures and posters
  • advertising and publishing principles
  • journalism writing styles

Experience in

  • creating and maintaining graphics and desktop publishing
  • using computer software applications for graphic design
  • Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design and web content manager software utilizing Macintosh systems
  • newsgathering, and digital photography
  • ad design and page layout
  • pre-press services


Core Characteristics

Team Player

Collaborate with others to achieve effective and efficient results.  Seek and welcome others' ideas.

Customer Focus

Understand customer needs, be responsive, and exceed expectations.  Ensure that daily work is customer focused.

Positive Attitude

Take pride in a job well done.  Learn from setbacks or failures as well as from successful efforts.


Perform high quality work in a timely and efficient manner. Take responsibility for safety in the workplace.


Seek learning opportunities and participate in training and other self-development activities.

Salary: $ 15.70/hr - $ 19.94/hr (subject to evaluation)

Successful candidate will be prepared to commence employment as soon as possible.

NPF employees must demonstrate the following core characteristics:  team player, customer focus, positive attitude, excellence, and competence.

NPF is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity and invites applications from Women, Aboriginal People, Persons with Disabilities and Visible Minorities.

To receive this job poster in an alternative format, please contact the NPF Human Resources Manager.

Eligible candidates should submit a resume clearly outlining their ability to fulfill all position requirements by mail to: Manager, NPF Human Resources, P.O Box 17000 Stn. Forces Victoria BC V9A 7N2, by fax at 250.363 5528, by e-mail to or online at Applications must be received before 1600 hrs on 21 August 2011. 

Please note that only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.  If you have special needs and require accommodation measures for the selection process, please notify the NPF Human Resources Manager at that time.