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

New Director of Engineering and Operations for the District of Sechelt

The District of Sechelt is pleased to announce that Darwyn Kutney has accepted the position of Director of Engineering and Operations.

Mr. Kutney joined the District of Sechelt staff in March 2017, as the Manager of Utilities and Infrastructure.  Along with taking on the responsibilities of his new position, he will be assisting in the recruitment of a Temporary Engineer to join the District team. “I am excited about the opportunity to work with the Senior Management Team, Council and the community as the Director of Engineering and Operations. I look forward to helping Council achieve their goals for the community and to working with staff to deliver quality local government services to our residents,” said Darwyn Kutney.

Mr. Kutney  brings over 20 years of management experience in local government in positions, including General Manager for the Glenmore-Ellison Improvement District; the Director of Engineering and Public Works for the City of Enderby; and the Director of Operational Services for the District of Coldstream. His educational background includes a Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology; certification in Canadian Risk Management; Water and Wastewater Treatment and Collection. He also holds a Qualified Environmental Professional designation.

“The District is focused on recruiting and retaining the best team possible to deliver services to our residents.  We were fortunate to have been able attract someone with Darwyn’s skills and experience to our organization.  We are also pleased that he is interested in building his career with us,” said Mayor Bruce Milne.

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