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Instructor III Fitness - Competition No. 46.15

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Date posted: February 19, 2015
Attachment: Job Description 10KB

Parks and Recreation Department
Recreation Services Division


Multiple Auxiliary Relief Positions
Varying shifts including days, evenings and weekends, depending on program registration (hours/shifts are subject to change)
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $23.41/hour

The competition will remain open until successful candidates are hired.

The District of Saanich is seeking multiple Certified Group Fitness Instructors who will provide direct instruction, leadership and program management for recreation programs at our four recreation centers.  The successful candidates will also ensure that participants are acting in accordance to the facility rules and that the facility and equipment are in safe, working condition.  Requirements include completion of Grade 10; three months experience in the area of fitness instruction; satisfactory police information check; Emergency First-Aid and CPR-C as required. In addition, candidates must also possess one of the following: BCRPA Certification, Can-Fit Pro Certification, National Strength Training Association Certification or Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology. 

Please note:  This position requires a satisfactory Police Information Check (PIC) with vulnerable sector check prior to being hired. We encourage all applicants to begin this process as early as possible as PIC searches can take up to 30 days to complete in some cases. All costs associated with the PIC search are the responsibility of the applicant.


Aquatic Instructor II - Competition No. 15.15

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Date posted: February 03, 2015
Attachment: Job Description 21KB

Parks and Recreation Department
Gordon Head Recreation Centre


Multiple Auxiliary Relief Positions
Varying shifts including mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends and nights (hours/shifts are subject to change)
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $21.04/hour

The competition will remain open until successful candidates are hired.

Gordon Head Recreation Centre is seeking certified Aquatic Instructors II who will be responsible for lesson management for Canadian Red Cross Water Safety programs.  This includes planning and preparing assigned programs; instructing assigned classes; evaluating participants; record keeping and public relations. The successful candidates will also ensure participants are taught according to safety and skill standards outlined by Saanich and Aquatic agencies.  Requirements include completion of Grade 10; current Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Award; over three months, up to and including six months experience and a satisfactory police information check. 

Please note:  These positions require a satisfactory Police Information Check (PIC) with vulnerable sector check prior to being hired. We encourage all applicants to begin this process as early as possible as PIC searches can take up to 30 days to complete in some cases. All costs associated with the PIC search are the responsibility of the applicant.

*Testing will be conducted*


Instructor I, Seniors Programs - Competition No. 23.15

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Date posted: February 06, 2015
Attachment: Job Description 12KB

Parks and Recreation Department
Community Services Section

Three Auxiliary Relief Positions
Varying shifts including evenings and weekends (hours/shifts are subject to change)
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $19.11/hour

The competition will remain open until successful candidates are hired.

The District of Saanich is currently recruiting for auxiliary relief Instructors to coordinate Seniors Programs in the Community Services Section.  The successful candidates will lead a variety of recreation programs such as, but not limited to, leading Community Kitchens, guided walks and facilitating Conversation Cafes or social drop-in times.   Requirements include completion of Grade 10; three months experience in related area of instruction; satisfactory police information check; Emergency First-Aid and CPR-C as required. Program planning, preparation and coordinatation will also be expected.

Please note:  These positions require a satisfactory Police Information Check (PIC) with vulnerable sector check prior to being hired. We encourage all applicants to begin this process as early as possible as PIC searches can take up to 30 days to complete in some cases. All costs associated with the PIC search are the responsibility of the applicant.


Building Service Worker II Arena - Competition No. 35.14

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Date posted: February 27, 2014
Attachment: Job Description 10KB

Parks and Recreation Department
G.R. Pearkes Recreation Centre


Auxiliary Relief Positions
Relief, on-call work involving various shifts including evenings, weekends and nights (hours/shifts are subject to change)
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $26.80/hour

Work available immediately
The competition will remain open until successful candidates are hired.

Please note:  This position requires a satisfactory Police Information Check (PIC) with vulnerable sector check prior to being hired. We encourage all applicants to begin this process as early as possible as PIC searches can take up to 30 days to complete in some cases. All costs associated with the PIC search are the responsibility of the applicant.

*Testing will be conducted*


Building Service Worker II Pool - Competition No. 34.14

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Date posted: February 27, 2014
Attachment: Job Description 12KB

Parks and Recreation Department
Gordon Head Recreation Centre

Saanich Commonwealth Place

Auxiliary Relief Positions
Relief, on-call work involving various shifts including evenings, weekends and nights (hours/shifts are subject to change)
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $26.80/hour

Work available immediately
The competition will remain open until successful candidates are hired.

Please note:  This position requires a satisfactory Police Information Check (PIC) with vulnerable sector check prior to being hired. We encourage all applicants to begin this process as early as possible as PIC searches can take up to 30 days to complete in some cases. All costs associated with the PIC search are the responsibility of the applicant.

*Testing will be conducted*


Preschool Assistant - Competition No. 92.15

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Date posted: March 26, 2015
Attachment: Job Description 10KB

Parks and Recreation Department
Gordon Head Recreation Centre


Auxiliary Position in the E.C.O. (Educating Children Outside) Program
Monday to Friday, 8:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. (hours/shifts are subject to change)
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $16.15/hour

The competition will remain open until a successful candidate is hired.

The District of Saanich is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic Preschool Assistant who will be responsible for assisting the Preschool Instructor in managing and facilitating activities in the E.C.O. Program at the Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary.  The successful candidate will assist in the planning and implementation of the full year outdoor early childhood program including setup and clean-up of the room and equipment, lead children in activities as directed by the Instructor and provide program activity feedback to the Instructor.  Requirements include: completion of Grade 10; 3 months experience in related area of instruction; satisfactory Police Information Check; and current Emergency First-Aid and CPR Level C. Must be an outdoor enthusiast who can smile in the rain!

Please note:  This position requires a satisfactory Police Information Check (PIC) with vulnerable sector check prior to being hired.  We encourage all applicants to begin this process as early as possible as PIC searches can take up to 30 days to complete in some cases.  All costs associated with the PIC search are the responsibility of the applicant.

*Testing will be conducted*


Building Service Worker I - Competition No. 33.14

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Date posted: November 25, 2014
Attachment: Job Description 11KB

Parks and Recreation Department
Cedar Hill Recreation Centre


Auxiliary Relief Positions
Relief, on-call work involving various shifts including evenings, weekends and nights (hours/shifts are subject to change)
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $25.52/hour

Work available immediately
The competition will remain open until successful candidates are hired.

Please note:  This position requires a satisfactory Police Information Check (PIC) with vulnerable sector check prior to being hired. We encourage all applicants to begin this process as early as possible as PIC searches can take up to 30 days to complete in some cases. All costs associated with the PIC search are the responsibility of the applicant.

*Testing will be conducted*


Lifeguard - Competition No. 58.15

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Date posted: February 24, 2015
Attachment: Job Description 10KB

Parks and Recreation Department
Saanich Commonwealth Place

Aquatics Section

Multiple Auxiliary Relief Positions
Varying shifts including evenings and weekends (hours/shifts are subject to change)
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $21.04/hour

The competition will remain open until successful candidates are hired.

Saanich Commonwealth Place is seeking certified Lifeguards who will be responsible for ensuring the safety and enjoyment of participants in aquatic activities. This includes leading activities, games and events of interest and performing hosting duties.  Lifeguards also ensure that participants are acting in accordance to facility rules and the facility and equipment are in safe, working condition. Requirements include completion of Grade 10; current National Lifeguard Service certification (Waterpark Option); current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation certification – Level C with AED certification; current Standard First Aid Level 1 certification; over one month, up to and including three months experience and a satisfactory police information check.

Please note:  These positions require a satisfactory Police Information Check (PIC) with vulnerable sector check prior to being hired. We encourage all applicants to begin this process as early as possible as PIC searches can take up to 30 days to complete in some cases. All costs associated with the PIC search are the responsibility of the applicant.

*Testing will be conducted*


Aquatic Instructor II - Competition No. 59.15

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Date posted: February 25, 2015
Attachment: Job Description 21KB

Parks and Recreation Department
Saanich Commonwealth Place


Multiple Auxiliary Relief Positions
Varying shifts including evenings and weekends (hours/shifts are subject to change)
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $21.04/hour

The competition will remain open until successful candidates are hired.

Saanich Commonwealth Place is seeking certified Aquatic Instructors II who will be responsible for lesson management for Canadian Red Cross Water Safety programs.  This includes planning and preparing assigned programs; instructing assigned classes; evaluating participants; record keeping and public relations. The successful candidates will also ensure participants are taught according to safety and skill standards outlined by Saanich and Aquatic agencies.  Requirements include completion of Grade 10; current Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Award; over three months, up to and including six months experience and a satisfactory police information check. 

Please note:  These positions require a satisfactory Police Information Check (PIC) with vulnerable sector check prior to being hired. We encourage all applicants to begin this process as early as possible as PIC searches can take up to 30 days to complete in some cases. All costs associated with the PIC search are the responsibility of the applicant.

*Testing will be conducted*


Program Attendant II Weight Room - Competition No. 75.15

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Date posted: March 05, 2015
Attachment: Job Description 11KB

Parks and Recreation Department
Recreation Services Division

Multiple Auxiliary Relief Positions
Varying shifts depending on program registration (hours/shifts are subject to change)
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $19.11/hour

The competition will remain open until successful candidates are hired.

The District of Saanich is seeking Program Attendants (Weight Room Supervisors) who will be responsible for facilitating recreational activities and ensuring the safety and enjoyment of participants in recreation programs at each of our four recreation centres. The successful candidates will provide advice, information and assistance in the weight room and ensure that participants are acting in accordance to the facility rules and that the facility and equipment are in safe, working condition.  Requirements include completion of Grade 10; one month experience in in related activity; satisfactory police information check; Emergency First-Aid and CPR-C as required. In addition, candidates must possess one of the following: BCRPA Certification in theory and weight training; Can Fit Pro; National Strength Training Association Certification; Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology.  Successful candidates will be required to work varying shifts including evenings and weekends depending on program registration.

Please note:  These positions require a satisfactory Police Information Check (PIC) with vulnerable sector check prior to being hired. We encourage all applicants to begin this process as early as possible as PIC searches can take up to 30 days to complete in some cases. All costs associated with the PIC search are the responsibility of the applicant.

*Testing will be conducted*


Instructor III Visual Arts - Competition No. 76.15

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Date posted: March 05, 2015
Attachment: Job Description 10KB

Parks and Recreation Department
Cedar Hill Recreation Centre

Multiple Auxiliary Relief Positions
Varying shifts including days, evenings and weekends based on program needs (hours/shifts are subject to change)
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $23.41/hour

The competition will remain open until successful candidates are hired.

The District of Saanich is seeking instructors to provide visual arts instruction for programs at The Arts Centre at Cedar Hill. The successful candidates will develop and teach art classes, camps and programs in a variety of media for a range of ages and levels. Current program opportunities include, but are not limited to, urban/street art and lantern making programs. Program planning, preparation and coordination will also be expected. Hours may include daytimes, evenings, and/or weekends based on program needs. Requirements include minimum completion of Grade 10; three months experience in art instruction and a satisfactory police information check.  Additional related certification and experience in art and art education is an asset.

Please note:  These positions require a satisfactory Police Information Check (PIC) with vulnerable sector check prior to being hired. We encourage all applicants to begin this process as early as possible as PIC searches can take up to 30 days to complete in some cases. All costs associated with the PIC search are the responsibility of the applicant.

*Testing will be conducted*


Instructor III Water Fitness - Competition No. 74.15

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Date posted: March 05, 2015
Attachment: Job Description 10KB

Parks and Recreation Department
Gordon Head Recreation Centre

Saanich Commonwealth Place

Multiple Auxiliary Relief Positions
Varying shifts depending on program registration (hours/shifts are subject to change)
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $23.41/hour

The competition will remain open until successful candidates are hired.

The District of Saanich is seeking Certified Water Fitness Instructors who will provide direct instruction, leadership and program management for recreation programs at Gordon Head Recreation Centre and Saanich Commonwealth Place.  The successful candidates will also ensure that participants are acting in accordance to the facility rules and that the facility and equipment are in safe, working condition.  Requirements include completion of Grade 10; three months experience in the area of fitness instruction; satisfactory police information check; Emergency First-Aid and CPR-C as required. In addition, candidates must possess a BCRPA Certification in theory and Aquafitness Model or CALA (Canadian Aquafitness Leadership Alliance) or Y.M.C.A. Successful candidates will be required to work varying shifts depending on program registration.

Please note:  These positions require a satisfactory Police Information Check (PIC) with vulnerable sector check prior to being hired. We encourage all applicants to begin this process as early as possible as PIC searches can take up to 30 days to complete in some cases. All costs associated with the PIC search are the responsibility of the applicant.

*Testing will be conducted*


[EMPLOYEES ONLY] Equipment Operator III - Competition No. 82.15

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Date posted: March 16, 2015
Closing date: March 30, 2015
Attachment: Job Description 10KB

**EMPLOYEES ONLY COMPETITION:  You must be a current employee of the District of Saanich to be considered as an internal applicant**

Engineering Department
Public Works Division
Solid Waste Services Section

Temporary Full Time Position - Approximately 3-6 months
Monday to Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $29.47/hour

*Testing will be conducted*


[EMPLOYEES ONLY] Information Records Clerk - Competition No. 84.15

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Date posted: March 23, 2015
Closing date: April 02, 2015
Attachment: Job Description 71KB

**EMPLOYEES ONLY COMPETITION:  You must be a current employee of the District of Saanich to be considered as an internal applicant**

Police Department
Administration Division
Records Section

Temporary Full Time Position - Approximately 13 months
Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $28.77/hour

*Testing will be conducted*


Programmer II Recreation - Competition No. 70.15

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Date posted: March 04, 2015
Closing date: April 02, 2015
Attachment: Job Description 15KB

Parks and Recreation Department
Recreation Division
Community Services Section


Regular Full Time Position
Varying shifts including evenings, weekends and nights (hours/shifts are subject to change)
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $37.27/hour

The District of Saanich seeks an individual who will provide direction to the development, planning, coordination, scheduling and evaluation of recreation program areas which include Healthy Eating, Community Kitchens Network, Seniors Community Gardens, Children’s Health, Regional and Multicultural Initiatives.  The successful candidate will oversee these program areas from July 2015 - January 2016.  Position responsibilities will be changed on February 1, 2016, to oversee all Youth Services including teen centres, youth programs and events, Summer Neighbourhood Playground Program and the implementation of a new Youth Development Strategy and 5 year plan. The Programmer II will also be responsible for the supervision of staff, marketing of programs and community and partnership development.  Requirements include a University Degree in Recreation, leisure studies or related field with minimum two years experience in recreation programming, or equivalent combination of education and experience; a valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s Licence and satisfactory police information check.

Please note:  This position requires a satisfactory Police Information Check (PIC) with vulnerable sector check prior to being hired. We encourage all applicants to begin this process as early as possible as PIC searches can take up to 30 days to complete in some cases. All costs associated with the PIC search are the responsibility of the applicant.


Senior Manager, Parks - Competition No. 68.15

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Date posted: March 03, 2015
Closing date: April 02, 2015
Attachment: Job Description 199KB

Parks and Recreation Department
Parks Division


Regular Full Time Position
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (may vary subject to operational need)
Exempt Position
Wage: $9,251-$10,819/month

Leading the Parks Division, the Senior Manager is a personable, enthusiastic, positive professional who embodies service excellence and has demonstrated success in the development of progressive parks policies, programs and initiatives.

Reporting to the Director of Parks and Recreation, the Senior Manager provides leadership in stakeholder consultation; park planning and design; construction and maintenance; and urban forestry, horticulture and natural areas.   Qualified candidates will have a university degree in a parks related discipline, have eight to ten years progressively more responsible management and leadership experience, and possess a balance of consensus, team building and technical skills.

*Testing will be conducted*


[EMPLOYEES ONLY] CCTV Camera Technician - Competition No. 88.15

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Date posted: March 24, 2015
Closing date: April 07, 2015
Attachment: Job Description 96KB

**EMPLOYEES ONLY COMPETITION:  You must be a current employee of the District of Saanich to be considered as an internal applicant**

Engineering Department
Public Works Division
Storm and Wastewater Section

Temporary Full Time Position - Approximately 12 months
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $31.59/hour

*Testing will be conducted*


[EMPLOYEES ONLY] Assistant Supervisor - Competition No. 87.15

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Date posted: March 24, 2015
Closing date: April 07, 2015
Attachment: Job Description 97KB

**EMPLOYEES ONLY COMPETITION:  You must be a current employee of the District of Saanich to be considered as an internal applicant**

Engineering Department
Public Works Division
Storm and Wastewater Section

Temporary Full Time Position - Approximately 12 months
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $35.10/hour

*Testing will be conducted*


[EMPLOYEES ONLY] Chargehand II - Competition No. 86.15

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Date posted: March 24, 2015
Closing date: April 07, 2015
Attachment: Job Description 32KB

**EMPLOYEES ONLY COMPETITION:  You must be a current employee of the District of Saanich to be considered as an internal applicant**

Engineering Department
Public Works Division
Storm and Wastewater Section

Regular Full Time Position
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $33.34/hour

*Testing will be conducted*


[EMPLOYEES ONLY] Program Technician (Aquatics) - Competition No. 91.15

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Date posted: March 26, 2015
Closing date: April 09, 2015
Attachment: Job Description 19KB

**EMPLOYEES ONLY COMPETITION:  You must be a current employee of the District of Saanich to be considered as an internal applicant**

Parks and Recreation Department
Gordon Head Recreation Centre
Aquatics Section


Temporary Full Time Position - Approximately 10 months
Varying shifts including evenings and weekends, 35 hours per week (hours/shifts are subject to change)
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $28.77/hour

Applicants must possess the following:

  • Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Current National Lifeguard Service Certification - Pool Option
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification
  • Advanced Aquatic Certification (WSIT or NLIT)
  • Standard First Aid
  • CPR-Level C with AED
  • Minimum one year experience in supervision and leadership in an aquatic setting
  • Valid B.C. Driver's Licence
  • Satisfactory police information check

*Testing will be conducted*


Building Service Worker II Arena - Competition No. 90.15

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Date posted: March 25, 2015
Closing date: April 10, 2015
Attachment: Job Description 72KB

Parks and Recreation Department
G.R. Pearkes Recreation Centre


Regular Part Time Position
Varying shifts including evenings, weekends and nights, up to 30 hours per week (hours/shifts are subject to change)
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $27.34/hour

G.R. Pearkes Recreation Centre is recruiting a regular part time Building Service Worker II (Arena) that will be responsible for various maintenance functions involving ice making and resurfacing, building equipment maintenance and repair, and custodial and cleaning tasks. Requirements include Grade 11 and completion of Custodial Services Program; Refrigeration Operator’s certification (RO) or Ice Facility Operator’s certification (IFO); over 3 months and up to 6 months related experience; sufficient physical strength to perform the work and stamina to work varying shifts; possession of a valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s Licence; satisfactory police information check and OFA Level 1 as required. This work involves various shifts including evenings, weekends and nights, up to 30 hours per week.

Please note:  This position requires a satisfactory Police Information Check (PIC) with vulnerable sector check prior to being hired. We encourage all applicants to begin this process as early as possible as PIC searches can take up to 30 days to complete in some cases. All costs associated with the PIC search are the responsibility of the applicant.


Student Engineering Technician - Competition No. 85.15

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Date posted: March 24, 2015
Closing date: April 13, 2015
Attachment: Job Description 19KB

Engineering Department
Transportation Division


*STUDENT OPPORTUNITY* 
This vacancy is only available for students.  Enrolment in a full time post secondary education program is mandatory.

Temporary Full Time Position - Approximately 3 months
Term: June - August 2015
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $24.78/hour

The Engineering Department is seeking an enthusiastic Student Engineering Technician in the Transportation Division to assist in a variety of engineering duties.  The primary work involves the compilation/updating of accident data into an annual report format. Other work may include GIS analysis or data gathering, field observations and briefs, preparation of base plans for internal design projects, drafting modifications to existing design drawings, basic engineering calculations and other varied tasks within engineering in general. The incumbent will require personal communication skills to deal with complainants and good research skills with mapping an asset, in particular ArcGIS programs. Requirements include completion of one year post secondary education; enrolment in a full time post secondary education program is mandatory; valid B.C. Driver’s Licence; physically fit to perform field duties; and one month work experience.  Preference will be given for those enrolled in an Engineering Program at a University or Technical Institution.

*Testing will be conducted*


Clerk I Accounts Payable - Competition No. 89.15

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Date posted: March 25, 2015
Closing date: April 17, 2015
Attachment: Job Description 19KB

Finance Department
Accounting Section


Regular Part Time Position
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. four days per week (28 hours/week)
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $28.09/hour

The Finance Department is seeking a Clerk I who will be responsible for day to day processing of accounts payable transactions to ensure that municipal finances are maintained in an effective, up to date and accurate manner.  Requirements include Grade 12, supplemented by courses in bookkeeping and office practices; over six months experience performing clerical work including the processing of financial transactions, word processing and data entry and keyboarding speed of 50 wpm.

*Testing will be conducted*


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