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!

We welcome applications for posted vacancies. Call 604-885-1986. 

Current Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

Call for Volunteer Members for the Advisory Planning Commission

Wanted! Volunteer Members for the Advisory Planning Commission

The District of Sechelt welcomes expressions of interest from residents to fill five vacancies on the Advisory Planning Commission for a two-year term from early 2022 to December 2023.

The APC makes recommendations to Council on matters respecting land use, community planning, and proposed amendments and initiatives related to the Official Community Plan and Zoning Bylaw.

Ideal members will have an interest and expertise in community planning, environmental issues, social planning, and urban design. To have a Commission that best represents the community, consideration will be given to geographic representation, occupation, related experience/expertise, and demonstrated community service.

Written expressions of interest can be submitted to:

  • Planning & Development Department: PO Box 129, Sechelt, BC V0N 3A0 or email:
  • By 4:30 pm Wednesday, January 26, 2022
  • Include:
  1. Contact information: Name, residential and mailing address, e-mail address, and phone number.
  2. A short statement or resume of your background, knowledge, experience, and interests.

For more information please contact: 604-885-1986 or