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

Employment Opportunity - Wastewater Chief Operator

The District of Sechelt is seeking a Permanent Full-Time Wastewater Chief Operator. This is a Level IV Wastewater Treatment Operator under the BC EOCP, or a Level III with the experience and ability to reach Level IV within one year or inter-provincial equivalent will be considered.

This is a key role for the District as you will oversee the daily operation of the wastewater system - collection, treatment and future reclaimed water distribution - along with the operational staff. As the Chief Operator of the Sechelt Water Resource Centre, you will be responsible for the day to day operation for wastewater treatment, ensuring the facility meets all performance requirements safely and efficiently. You will be working closely with the technical support team from the technology supplier – Veolia Water Solutions Canada to refine the treatment operations.

For further information, please see full job posting attached. This competition will remain open unti filled. 

The District thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those who are short listed will be contacted. 

2022-27 -Wastewater Chief Operator.pdf (262.43 KB)

Opportunity: Chairperson for Sechelt Sewer Facilities Commission

The Sechelt Sewer Facilities Commission (SSFC) is made up of District of Sechelt (DOS) and Sechelt Indian Government District (SIGD) representatives. The SSFC oversees the operation and maintenance of the DOS sewage treatment plant, disposal facilities and the sewage collection systems which serve the DOS and the SIGD. The Chairperson is a non-voting member appointed through a majority vote of the Commission members and must be a resident of either the DOS or SIGD. Compensation per meeting is $150 with a minimum of 5 meetings annually.

Please review Sechelt Sewage Facilities Commission Bylaw No. 225, 1994 to learn about the Commission.

Written applications can be submitted to:

Engineering Department:
5797 Cowrie St, PO 129, Sechelt, BC V0N 3A0


  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 call 604-885-1986