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Building Service Worker I - Competition No. 86.16

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Date posted: April 28, 2016
Attachment: Job Description 11KB

Parks and Recreation Department
Cedar Hill Recreation Centre


Multiple Auxiliary Relief Positions
Relief, on-call work involving various shifts including evenings, weekends and nights, up to 37.5 hours per week (hours/shifts are subject to change)
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $26.03/hour

The competition will remain open until successful candidates are hired. 

Cedar Hill Recreation Centre is recruiting for multiple auxiliary relief Building Service Workers.  The successful candidates will be responsible for routine work involving custodial care, cleaning and daily maintenance of municipal buildings and facilities. Requirements include Grade 11 and completion of Custodial Services Program (Building Service Worker I and II certificates); 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.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.  Saanich Recreation fills vacancies as needed through this competition and vacancies can occur throughout the year.  Applicants will only be contacted when a vacancy occurs and the applicant has suitable skills, knowledge and ability.

*Testing will be conducted*


Instructor III, Water Fitness - Competition No. 85.16

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Date posted: April 28, 2016
Attachment: Job Description 10KB

Parks and Recreation Department
Gordon Head Recreation Centre

Saanich Commonwealth Place

Multiple Auxiliary Relief Positions
Varying shifts including daytime, nights 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 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 one of the following: BCRPA Certification in theory and waterfitness module; CALA (Canadian Aquafitness Leaders Alliance); WaterART Fitness International or Y.M.C.A. Water Fitness Instructor Certification.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.  Saanich Recreation fills vacancies as needed through this competition and vacancies can occur throughout the year.  Applicants will only be contacted when a vacancy occurs and the applicant has suitable skills, knowledge and ability.


Planner I - Competition No. 84.16

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Date posted: April 27, 2016
Closing date: May 24, 2016
Attachment: Job Description 13KB

Planning Department
Community Planning Division


Regular Full Time Position
Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $39.35/hour

The District of Saanich is one of the four core municipalities within the Capital Regional District. The community is home to 114,000 citizens and is comprised of urban, suburban and rural areas, and 12 diverse neighborhoods. Saanich is known for its progressive initiatives in the areas of Environmental Protection, Climate Change, and Community Planning.

Saanich is seeking an experienced Planner I to join our Community Planning team. The successful candidate will be a Planner who is innovative and self-motivated, with a focus on customer service. Skill sets will include thorough knowledge of planning principles and legislation, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills. The individual will be team focused, working with a diverse group of professionals to implement our Official Community Plan. The successful candidate will be called upon to undertake a wide variety of municipal planning work including: managing community planning projects; designing and delivering public engagement processes, implementing principles of good urban design, writing planning reports and correspondence, and undertaking research and analysis. 

Requirements include a Masters Degree in Planning, four years experience in public planning, eligibility for membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners and a valid BC Class 5 Drivers Licence.  Consideration may be given to candidates who hold an equivalent combination of education and experience.

*Testing will be conducted*


Program Assistant, Skateboard Camp - Competition No. 80.16

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Date posted: April 12, 2016
Attachment: Job Description 10KB

Parks and Recreation Department
Gordon Head Recreation Centre


Temporary Full Time Position:  minimum of 6 weeks to a maximum of 10 weeks with an anticipated start date of June 18, 2016
Monday to Friday with varied hours, up to 40 hours per week (hours/shifts are subject to change)
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $16.15/hour

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

Under the general direction of a Recreation Programmer, the Program Assistant - Skateboard Camp will provide supervision to participants in an instructional program specifically for skateboarders.    This summer program will teach participants how to safely land tricks and learn general skateboard maintenance. The successful candidate will ensure the safety and well being of participants and communicate and work cooperatively with participants, parents, and supervisors. Applicants must have a strong background in skateboarding as well as a strong belief in practicing safe skateboarding habits.  Requirements include completion of Grade 10, three months experience in a recreation day-camp environment, satisfactory police information check, Emergency First-Aid and CPR Level C. 

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.  Saanich Recreation fills vacancies as needed through this competition and vacancies can occur throughout the year.  Applicants will only be contacted when a vacancy occurs and the applicant has suitable skills, knowledge and ability.

*Testing will be conducted*


Preschool Assistant, Nature Preschool - Competition No. 78.16

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Date posted: April 12, 2016
Attachment: Job Description 10KB

Parks and Recreation Department
Gordon Head Recreation Centre


Up to three (3) Auxiliary Relief Positions
Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (hours/shifts are subject to change)
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $16.15/hour

The competition will remain open until successful candidates are hired. 

The District of Saanich is seeking energetic and enthusiastic Preschool Assistants who will be responsible for assisting the Preschool Instructor in managing and facilitating activities in the Nature Preschool Program at Gordon Head Recreation Centre.  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!  This is casual, on-call work to provide relief for sick leave and vacation coverage. 

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.  Saanich Recreation fills vacancies as needed through this competition and vacancies can occur throughout the year.  Applicants will only be contacted when a vacancy occurs and the applicant has suitable skills, knowledge and ability.

*Testing will be conducted*


Aquatic Instructor II - Competition No. 69.16

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Date posted: March 23, 2016
Attachment: Job Description 21KB

Parks and Recreation Department
Saanich Commonwealth Place


Auxiliary Relief Positions (as needed)
Varying shifts including weekends and evenings (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. 

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.  Saanich Recreation fills vacancies as needed through this competition and vacancies can occur throughout the year.  Applicants will only be contacted when a vacancy occurs and the applicant has suitable skills, knowledge and ability.

*Testing will be conducted*


Manager of Payroll/Business Systems - Competition No. 62.16

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Date posted: March 15, 2016
Attachment: Job Description 91KB

Finance Department
Financial Services Division
Payroll Section


Regular Full Time Position
Exempt Position
Annual Salary: $85,345 - $99,810

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

The District of Saanich has an exciting and challenging full-time exempt position that will not only lead our Payroll Department but will also lead systems implementation and development for our Payroll/HRIS applications. 

As a member of the Finance team, you will work with other stakeholders (in particular Human Resources and Information Technology) as the business application resource for the Payroll/HRIS system in areas such as:

  • Participating and contributing to the implementation, enhancement and maintenance of the Payroll/HRIS system in a hands-on manner.
  • Supporting Human Resources on the Payroll/HRIS system enhancements and maintenance for which they are responsible.
  • Testing, developing and deploying new systems, functionality and regular upgrades.
  • Creating business cases and functional specifications for new or changing business requirements.

In addition, you will be the primary contact person representing Payroll and will be responsible for:

  • Supervising payroll staff including recruitment, orientation, training and performance evaluations.
  • Overseeing all aspects of payroll and benefits processing, planning and reporting (bi-weekly, quarterly and annually).
  • Maintaining payroll documentation (user guides, checklists, and training/knowledge transfer material).
  • Identifying, reviewing and approving payroll and benefit reports.
  • Implementing continuous process improvement and efficiencies.

Along with your bachelor’s degree in business, administration, finance or payroll, you will have a minimum of 7 years of progressive experience in payroll production and leadership including experience managing a payroll/benefits team in a unionized environment.  You should also have extensive experience in a modern complex payroll/HRIS system, including demonstrated ability to implement, develop and test new systems, functionality and upgrades.  Preference will be given to applicants with JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Human Capital Management/Payroll experience.  Municipal experience would be an advantage, as would a Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) and/or Accounting designation.  You will draw on your demonstrated leadership, communication, team and interpersonal skills to establish close and effective working relationships with Payroll staff, the Human Resources and Information Technology teams and a variety of stakeholders.


Capital Projects Manager - Competition No. 60.16

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Date posted: March 14, 2016
Attachment: Job Description 234KB

Corporate Services Department
Information Technology Division


Regular Full Time Position - 3 Year Term
Exempt Position
Annual Salary: $85,345 - $99,810

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

The District of Saanich is seeking a highly-adaptive leader to join our progressive Saanich IT team.  Reporting to the Manager of Information Technology and coordinating with the IT management team, the Capital Projects Manager is responsible for the implementation and management of capital IT projects being undertaken by the District.  The primary focus of this position will be to implement IT capital projects ($3-$6 million) over the next three years with an emphasis on the coordination of high priority and highly complex IT core service and infrastructure projects including data storage upgrades, network upgrades, server replacements, data centers, messaging authentication and telephony upgrades.  

Project implementation will encompass all of the project management processes including initiating, planning, executing, controlling, closing and vendor management.  The Manager will be responsible for the timely and successful delivery of the projects within budget and to a high level of quality.

Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or Business Administration; Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred, or at minimum, proficiency to pursue certification; and minimum 10 years proven experience in a combination of IT program, project and operational management including experience/responsibility managing diverse/complex projects and teams. In addition, candidates must also have demonstrated hands-on knowledge of computer systems and data centre operations, network communication protocols, systems operation management tools and techniques, information technology systems design and structures, storage and server technologies, as well as technologies and industry standards that are applicable to the District’s IT environment.

*Testing will be conducted*


Team Leader, Aquatics - Competition No. 43.16

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Date posted: February 25, 2016
Attachment: Job Description 83KB

Parks and Recreation Department
Gordon Head Recreation Centre
Aquatics Section


Up to three (3) Auxiliary Relief Positions (as needed)
Varying shifts including evenings, weekends and early mornings (hours/shifts are subject to change)
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $23.16/hour

The competition will remain open until successful candidates are hired.  
Note: this competition was updated on March 9, 2016.  Previously advertised as an employees only posting, it is now open to all candidates.

Gordon Head Recreation Centre is seeking up to three certified Aquatic Team Leaders who will provide direction and support to lifeguard staff and will be the lead hand in the event of any emergency situation.  The Team Leader ensures that on-duty staff are working effectively, the program is operating safely, and the facility is properly prepared for the enjoyment and satisfaction of all patrons.  The Team Leader may also assist in the provision of instructional or recreation programs. Requirements include completion of Grade 12; two years lifeguarding and teaching experience; current National Lifeguard Service (NLS) Certification (Pool Option); current Canadian Red Cross Water Safety (Learn to Swim) Instructor Certification; current CPR-Level C; current Standard First Aid; satisfactory police information check and Occupational First Aid Level I as required. Successful candidates will be required to work varying shifts including evenings, weekends and early mornings.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.  Saanich Recreation fills vacancies as needed through this competition and vacancies can occur throughout the year.  Applicants will only be contacted when a vacancy occurs and the applicant has suitable skills, knowledge and ability.

*Testing will be conducted*


Youth Leader I, Teen Centre - Competition No. 27.16

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Date posted: January 29, 2016
Attachment: Job Description 14KB

Parks and Recreation Department
Community Services Division
Upside at SCP, Flipside at GRP and Backdoor at GH Teen Centres


Multiple Auxiliary Positions (as needed)
Varying shifts including evenings and weekends (hours/shifts are subject to change)
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $19.35/hour

The competition will remain open until successful candidates are hired.

Under the general direction of a Recreation Programmer, the Youth Leader will provide direct supervision to Program Assistants and participants in youth programs.  These programs are currently offered at the following recreation centres: Upside at Saanich Commonwealth Place, Flipside at G.R. Pearkes and Backdoor at Gordon Head Teen Centres.  Successful candidates will be responsible for planning and supervising relevant activities in a variety of programs for youth.  This also involves ensuring the safety and well being of participants and communicating and working cooperatively with participants, parents, coordinators and supervisors. Requirements include completion of Grade 10, three months experience in working with children in a recreational setting, Emergency First-Aid and CPR Level C, satisfactory police information check and valid Class 4 Driver’s Licence, as required.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.  Saanich Recreation fills vacancies as needed through this competition and vacancies can occur throughout the year.  Applicants will only be contacted when a vacancy occurs and the applicant has suitable skills, knowledge and ability.


Aquatic Instructor II - Competition No. 17.16

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Date posted: January 20, 2016
Attachment: Job Description 21KB

Parks and Recreation Department
Gordon Head Recreation Centre


Multiple Auxiliary Relief Positions (as needed)
Varying shifts including weekends and evenings (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 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; eligibility to obtain the Current Life Saving Society Canada Instructor Award or equivalent; over three months, up to and including six months experience and a satisfactory police information check. 

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.  Saanich Recreation fills vacancies as needed through this competition and vacancies can occur throughout the year.  Applicants will only be contacted when a vacancy occurs and the applicant has suitable skills, knowledge and ability.

*Testing will be conducted*


Systems Analyst II, Applications - Competition No. 14.16

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Date posted: January 12, 2016
Attachment: Job Description 45KB

Corporate Services Department
Information Technology Division
Business Systems Section


Regular Full Time Position
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $38.30/hour

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

The District of Saanich is seeking a Systems Analyst II (Applications) to join our innovative IT team. As a Systems Analyst II (Applications), your role is to customize, maintain and support enterprise software. This may include writing application interfaces, customizing vendor software and writing custom reports.  You are experienced with modern Java technologies, SQL, web development, databases (Oracle experience is preferred), and have application integration experience. You are able to configure off-the-shelf software based on our client’s needs. Experience supporting JD Edwards or ePersonality will be an asset.

Requirements include:  University Degree in the field of Computer Science or Information Technology with four years experience in application support and development, or equivalent combined education and experience; and a valid B.C. Class 5 Driver’s License. ITIL Foundations certification would be an asset.

*Testing will be conducted*


Intermediate Business Analyst - Competition No. 223.15

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Date posted: November 10, 2015
Attachment: Job Description 41KB

Corporate Services Department
Information Technology Division
Business Systems Section


Regular Full Time Position
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $41.63/hour

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

The District of Saanich, in beautiful Victoria, BC, is seeking an Intermediate Business Analyst to join our dynamic team in IT.  As an Intermediate Business Analyst, your role will be to identify the business needs of clients and stakeholders to help determine solutions to business problems.  You will engage as the key partner to manage business continuity between IT and the business in all aspects of the development and implementation of technology services.

You have experience in process design, requirements gathering, project / program delivery, application life cycle support and change management methodologies. You will work across all business units and your thorough knowledge of the analysis process will ensure that proposed solutions will satisfy business needs and organizational goals. Requirements include a University Degree in the field of Computer Science, Information Systems, or Business; an Associate’s Certificate in Business Analysis from a recognized program or institution; six years of experience in Information Technology with 4 years as a business analyst in IT and with relevant experience in project delivery and application life cycle support; efficient and accurate keyboarding skills and a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence. The addition of an ITIL Foundation v3 would be an asset.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

*Testing will be conducted*


Aquatic Instructor III - Competition No. 214.15

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Date posted: October 27, 2015
Attachment: Job Description 10KB

Parks and Recreation Department
Gordon Head Recreation Centre


Multiple Auxiliary Relief Positions
Varying shifts including evenings, weekends and nights (hours/shifts are subject to change)
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $21.83/hour

The competition will remain open until successful candidates are hired.

Gordon Head Recreation Centre is seeking certified Aquatic Instructors who will be responsible for lesson management and instruction of the advanced aquatic programs in lifesaving, CPR and first aid training related to advanced aquatics training. This includes planning and preparing assigned programs; instructing assigned classes; evaluating participants; record keeping and public relations. Instructors also ensure participants are taught according to safety and skill standards outlined by Saanich and Aquatic agencies. Requirements include completion of Grade 12; current appropriate awards recognized by the agencies offering advanced aquatic, first aid and CPR awards such as Lifesaving Society First Aid Instructor; six months teaching experience and a satisfactory police information check.  Successful candidates will be required to work varying shifts including evenings, weekends and nights.

*Testing will be conducted*


Senior Business Analyst - Competition No. 189.15

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Date posted: September 30, 2015
Attachment: Job Description 38KB

Corporate Services Department
Information Technology Division
Business Systems Section


Up to two (2) Regular Full Time Positions
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $44.69/hour

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

The District of Saanich is seeking a Senior Business Analyst to join our dynamic team. Successful applicants will lead and contribute to challenging and creative initiatives as part of the Saanich IT team. As a Senior Business Analyst, your role will be to identify solutions to meet the business needs of clients and stakeholders. You will lead programs or projects covering integrated systems across multiple departments and stakeholders to ensure business solutions meet organizational and operational goals and objectives. You have experience in process design, requirements definition, project / program delivery, application life cycle support, change management and have a passion for collaboration and mentoring Junior Analysts. You will work across all business units and your thorough knowledge of the analysis process will ensure that the requirements gathered will satisfy business needs and organizational goals.

Requirements are; a University Degree in the field of Computer Science or Information Systems, an Advanced Certification in Business Analysis, a Certified Associate in Project Management, one year supervisory experience, and a minimum of 6 years of experience in business analysis in Information Technology.

*Testing will be conducted*


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.


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