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Applications must be received in Human Resources by midnight on the closing date.


Procurement Specialist - Competition No. 104.14

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Date posted: August 06, 2014
Attachment: Job Description 13KB

Finance Department
Financial Services Division
Purchasing Services Section


Regular Full Time Position
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $37.55/hour

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


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*


Return to Work and Occupational Health & Safety Coordinator - Competition No. 127.14

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Date posted: October 17, 2014
Attachment: Job Description 115KB

Corporate Services Department
Occupational Health & Safety Division


Regular Full Time Position
Exempt Position
Wage: $6,244-$7,309/month

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

*Testing will be conducted*


Instructor III Fitness - Competition No. 132.14

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Date posted: October 02, 2014
Attachment: Job Description 10KB

Parks and Recreation Department
Gordon Head Recreation Centre


Two Auxiliary Relief Positions
Varying shifts including evenings and weekends, depending on program registration (hours/shifts are subject to change)
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $22.95/hour

The competition will remain open until successful candidates are hired.

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, plus any of the following:  BCRPA Certification in group fitness or personal training, Can-Fit Pro, National Strength Training Association 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.

*Testing will be conducted*


Program Attendant II Weight Room - Competition No. 133.14

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Date posted: October 02, 2014
Attachment: Job Description 11KB

Parks and Recreation Department
Gordon Head Recreation Centre


Two Auxiliary Relief Positions
Varying shifts including evenings and weekends (hours/shifts are subject to change)
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $22.95/hour

The competition will remain open until successful candidates are hired.

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 a BCRPA Certification in theory and weight training. 

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*


Assistant Supervisor, Parks - Competition No. 140.14

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Date posted: October 17, 2014
Closing date: November 07, 2014
Attachment: Job Description 79KB

Parks and Recreation Department
Parks Division
Natural Areas Section


Regular Full Time Position
Monday to Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (summer) / 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (winter)
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $34.41/hour

Saanich has an exciting opportunity in the Parks Division for a personable, enthusiastic and positive team member within the Natural Areas Section. Under the general direction of the Parks Urban Forestry, Horticulture and Natural Areas Supervisor, this position coordinates and participates in the maintenance, conservation and restoration of park natural areas. The Assistant Supervisor is responsible for providing coaching, training and orientation to staff and volunteers; assisting in project development implementation and coordination; planning, assigning, supervising, inspecting and assisting in the work of the Section; maintaining effective work schedules; taking action on day to day problems; assisting with budgeting and estimating; and ensuring the safety of staff and the public. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, coupled with effective leadership are required.

Requirements include a Degree or Diploma or similar accreditation in environmental studies, environmental sciences, resource management or related discipline from a recognized post secondary institution; minimum three years progressive experience in a position related to the work of the section; supervisory skills training and a minimum of six months supervisory experience in a related operational work area; possession of, or ability to obtain, an I.S.A. Certified Tree Risk Assessor Certificate and ISA Certification; possession of a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence and possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid BC Pesticide Applicator Certificate.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

*Testing will be conducted*


Supervisor, Parks - Competition No. 141.14

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Date posted: October 17, 2014
Closing date: November 07, 2014
Attachment: Job Description 182KB

Parks and Recreation Department
Parks Division
Urban Forestry, Horticulture & Natural Areas Sections


Regular Full Time Position
Monday to Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (summer) / 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (winter)
Bargaining Unit Position
Wage: $38.58/hour

Saanich has an exciting opportunity in the Parks Division for a personable, enthusiastic and positive team member.  Working with three Assistant Supervisors and dedicated team of arborists, trades qualified horticulturalists, natural area professionals and seasonal staff, the Supervisor oversees the maintenance of street and park trees; annual, perennial and shrub displays; streetscape and park turf areas; and the maintenance, conservation and restoration of park natural areas.  The Supervisor is responsible for providing coaching, training and guidance to staff; project development, implementation and coordination; budgeting and estimating; work planning; scheduling of routes and projects; coordinating the yearly work plan; and ensuring the safety of staff and the public.  Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, coupled with effective leadership are required.

Qualified candidates must possess at least one (1) of the following:

  • Degree or Diploma in Horticulture or Arboriculture from a recognized post-secondary institution;
  • Certificate of Apprenticeship or Trades Qualification Certificate in Horticulture and completion of other courses/training related to the position, supplemented by extensive, comprehensive experience in horticulture, including greenhouse/nursery operations;
  • Degree or Diploma or similar accreditation in environmental studies, environmental sciences, resources management or related discipline from a recognized post-secondary institution.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. In addition, a minimum five years of progressive experience in a related position specific to urban forestry, horticulture or natural areas; experience in project management, planning, budgeting, cost estimating and scheduling; supervisory skills training and a minimum of one year supervisory experience in a related operational work area; possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid BC Pesticide Applicator Certificate; possession of, or ability to obtain, an I.S.A. Certified Tree Risk Assessor Certificate or Tree Risk Assessment Qualification and ISA Certification; possession of a valid Class 5 Driver’s License and a personal vehicle available for use as and when required.

*Testing will be conducted*


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Last modified: July 18, 2014