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 - Senior Engineer

Come join our team in this leadership role on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. 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 Senior Engineer supports the Engineering and Senior Management Team (SMT) through the planning and execution of project work in accordance with the Local Government Act, Community Charter, BC Building Code, and other regulations. The incumbent unifies a team of diverse individuals behind the goal of delivering exceptional public service through strategic vision and the implementation of design and the execution and completion of projects.

Senior Engineer Posting May 22 2020 Final.pdf (159.72 KB)

Employment Opportunity - Labourer Public Works - Regular Full Time

This position plays a key role at the District of Sechelt. Reporting to the Public Works Manager, this position is responsbile for performing maintenance, carrying out construction projects and operating power equipment to help achieve the overall vision of the organization and the community. Applicants must have Grade 12 (or equivalent); 2 years’ experience in general construction labouring; and hold a valid Class 5 Driver’s License. Applicants must have hands-on experience with the operation and maintenance of power and hand tools; the ability to exert, sustain and repeat physical and mental actions necessary to complete tasks; and the ability to work under conditions requiring strength, endurance and focused attention in all types of weather.

Applicants must have a professional, responsive, and positive work attitude; the ability to react quickly and remain calm in stressful situations; and the ability to communicate effectively and tactfully one–on-one or in a group environment.

Labourer - Pulbic Works 2020.pdf (129.22 KB)

Employment Opportunity - Wastewater Chief Operator

Wastewater Chief Operator - Competition#: 2020-02

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, 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 manage the overall 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.


This is a permanent full-time (37.5 Hours per week) Union Position with the BCGEU. The position offers an attractive benefits package as provided within the collective agreement.

Please review attachments for full details an reach out to Lindsay Roberts, Human Resources Manager, for any further info! This role will remain open until filled.

Posting Wastewater CO DoS 2020 final.docx.pdf (478.98 KB)