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

Employment Opportunity - Parks Gardener

District of Sechelt

Job Posting - Competition No. 2019-15

Parks Gardener

Permanent Full Time

The District of Sechelt is seeking an individual to join our team as our Parks Gardener. Life in Sechelt boasts a temperate West Coast climate, access to beautiful and varied land and marine environments, a wide range of community amenities and activities and a vibrant cultural scene. Residents enjoy outstanding “small town” quality of life with access to services both locally and via easy ferry access to BC’s Lower Mainland.

Under the general direction of the Parks Manager, the Parks Gardener plans and organizes grounds maintenance projects for District parks, streetscapes and green spaces; directs labourers in grounds maintenance; and performs maintenance, arboriculture and landscaping duties.  

Closing Date: June 23, 2019

 



External Parks Gardener.pdf (376.98 KB)


Call for Committee Members

Call for Committee Members -

Sechelt Council is seeking individuals to serve on the following Committees to consider and make recommendations to Council:

  • Airport Development Select Committee
  • Harbour Expansion and Development Select Committee
  • Housing Advisory Committee
  • Water Resources Select Committee

If you are interested in serving the community on any of these Committees, please submit a written expression of interest to the District of Sechelt by 3:00 pm on Friday, July 12, 2019. Please include:

  • Your name, residential and mailing address, e-mail address and phone number;
  • A short statement or resume of your background, knowledge, experience and interests.

Please submit your completed application by mail, in-person or by e-mail:

Attention: Jo-Anne Frank, Corporate Officer
District of Sechelt
P.O. Box 129
(2nd Floor, 5797 Cowrie Street)
Sechelt, BC  V0N 3A0
info@sechelt.ca

More information and the Terms of Reference for each Committee are available as attached files below.



Public Notice - Seeking Committee Members.pdf (207.59 KB)
Airport Development Select Committee TORs.pdf (103.57 KB)
Harbour Expansion and Development Select Committee TORs.pdf (104.27 KB)
Housing Advisory Committee TORs.pdf (119.57 KB)
Water Resources Select Committee TOR.pdf (123.09 KB)


Employment Opportunity - Director of Financial Services

District of Sechelt

Director of Financial Services

The District of Sechelt is seeking a progressive professional accountant with strong leadership skills who is looking to take their career to the next level by taking advantage of the unique opportunity that Sechelt can offer. Join our senior management team and lead the Financial Services Department as our Director of Financial Services.  

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume before 11:00pm on June 16, 2019 to Breanne Ostrosky, Human Resources Manager, by email to: hr@sechelt.ca 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 to attend an interview will be contacted.



Director of Financial Services.pdf (483.83 KB)


Employment Opportunity - Wastewater Chief Operator

District of Sechelt

Job Posting - Competition No. 2019-07

Wastewater Chief Operator

Permanent Full Time

In 2015, the District of Sechelt commissioned one of the most innovative and advanced LEED certified wastewater treatment plants in Canada – The Sechelt Water Resource Centre.  This is a state of the art, tertiary level, membrane filtration, wastewater treatment plant rated as a Class IV facility. 

The District of Sechelt is seeking an individual to join our team as our Wastewater Chief Operator. Life in Sechelt boasts a temperate West Coast climate, access to beautiful and varied land and marine environments, a wide range of community amenities and activities and a vibrant cultural scene. Residents enjoy outstanding “small town” quality of life with access to services both locally and via easy ferry access to BC’s Lower Mainland.

The District of Sechelt is seeking an individual to join our team as our Wastewater Chief Operator. This position is responsible for the day-to-day wastewater treatment operations, ensuring the facility meets all of its performance requirements safely and efficiently.  This position works closely with the technical support team from the technology supplier – Veolia Water Solutions Canada to refine the treatment operations.

Closing Date: This job posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified



External Wastewater Chief Operator.pdf (370.94 KB)