The District of Sechelt

Where Incredible Opportunities Await

Sechelt is a growing seaside community on BC’s beautiful lower Sunshine Coast.  Less than two hours travel from the Lower Mainland, Sechelt offers the advantages of life in a smaller community with easy access to the services of a major metropolitan area.

Sechelt is the central service community for the lower Sunshine Coast, offering a wide range of retail, health care and education services, a vibrant cultural community and ample outdoor marine and land based recreation opportunities.

The District of Sechelt embraces a diverse workforce and is committed to creating a progressive, supportive, fun environment where employees look forward to coming to work each day.  We look for talented people who exemplify excellence in public service, are results oriented and enjoy working within a team and building positive, lasting relationships.

The District of Sechelt offers a competitive salary and benefits package, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.  Our people work in engineering, finance, planning, public works, sustainability, bylaw enforcement, building inspection, parks and administration.  If this sounds like what you have been looking for, we would love to talk to you!

Information on our Parks Volunteer Program can be viewed here.

We welcome applications for vacancies posted here or call 604-885-1986. 
You can pick up an Application for Employment form at the office or download now.

Current Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

Job Opportunity - Parks Summer Students

Job Posting – Competition No. 2017-06

Parks Summer Student

Casual Full Time

The District of Sechelt requires two Parks Summer Students for the period of May 1, 2017 – August 31, 2017. Students will operate push mowers, trimmers and hand tools to mow, mulch and trim. Students will also weed, water and mow parks and streetscapes. Other duties include collecting and disposing of garbage, and painting bleachers, picnic tables and similar structures.


Qualified applicants are invited to submit a current resume and covering letter to:

Breanne Ostrosky, Executive Assistant/Acting Human Resources Advisor

District of Sechelt

Box 129, Sechelt, BC V0N 3A0

Send by email to:

Closing Date: April 9, 2017 at 11:00pm


External Job Posting Parks Summer Students.pdf (137.74 KB)

Employment Opportunity - Director of Planning and Development

District of Sechelt

Director of Planning and Development

The District of Sechelt is seeking an experienced planner with management experience to join our senior management team as our Director of Planning and Development.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a resume and covering letter before 9:00 am on April 10, 2017 to Breanne Ostrosky, Executive Assistant/Acting Human Resources Advisor, by email to: or mail to: PO Box 129, Sechelt, BC, V0N 3A0. The District would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for the interview process will be contacted.

Director of Planning and Development.pdf (85.13 KB)