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 - Casual Receptionist

District of Sechelt

Job Posting - Competition No. 2019-06

Casual Receptionist

The District of Sechelt is seeking Casual Receptionists to work on an on-call as needed basis. Under the direction of the Manager of Financial Services, the Casual Receptionist is responsible for operating the switchboard, providing reception to the public, and providing administrative support for multiple departments.  

General duties include receiving and redirecting incoming telephone calls, mail, faxes, front counter inquiries; receiving and processing financial transitions; collecting payments for property taxes, fees, licenses, etc.; and completing daily cash balancing.

Closing Date: April 7, 2019

External Posting - Casual Receptionist.pdf (363.05 KB)

Employment Opportunity - Labourer - Parks

District of Sechelt

Job Posting - Competition No. 2019-04

Labourer - Parks

Permanent Full Time

The District of Sechelt is seeking an individual to join our team as our Labourer – Parks. 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. Reporting to the Parks Manager, this position is responsible for performing maintenance, carrying out construction projects and operating power equipment to help achieve the overall vision of the organization and the community.

Closing Date: March 31, 2019


External Labourer - Parks.pdf (372.1 KB)

Employment Opportunity - Building Inspector - I or II

District of Sechelt

Job Posting - Competition No. 2019-05

Building Inspector - I or II

Permanent Full Time

The District of Sechelt is seeking an individual to join our team as our Building Inspector I or II based on the certificate they hold. This position plays a key role at the District. Under the general direction of the Director of Planning and Development, the Building Inspector is responsible for approving building permit applications, conducting building inspections and providing advice to builders and homeworkers on the BC Building Code and construction practices.

Closing Date: March 31, 2019

External Posting - Building Inspector.pdf (379.98 KB)

Employment Opportunity - Parks Summer Students

District of Sechelt

Job Posting - Competition No. 2019-03

Parks Summer Students

Casual Full Time

The District of Sechelt requires 2 - 4 Parks Summer Students for the period of May 1, 2019 – August 30, 2019. This position will provide students with the opportunity to join and be mentored by a highly qualified and experienced team of Park professionals. Parks Summer Students will be fully immersed in nature; serve their community; and gain a variety of hands on experience.

Closing Date: March 24, 2019

External Job Posting Parks Summer Students.pdf (379.8 KB)