We're Hiring

The District of Squamish is an equal opportunity employer, committed to recruiting an inclusive workforce that reflects the community we serve. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, including Indigenous applicants, all genders, nationalities and persons with disabilities.

Please review the below INSTRUCTIONS when submitting your resumes online:

  • To assist us in reducing paper consumption and to support our pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the District requests you submit your resume by email at [email protected]
  • Ensure the email subject line quotes the competition number and title of the job you are applying for. We are only hiring for the competitions listed below and will not be accepting resumes without competition numbers or general applications.
  • Ensure you attach copies of required certifications with your resume/ cover letter in order to be considered.
  • If requested, ensure you submit a current Personal Driving Record (select the 5-year option if obtaining online) in order to be considered.
  • Only submit one application/resume per competition.
  • Submit only a pdf or word version of your resume and cover letter.
  • Do not send links or zipped files. For security reasons they will not be opened.
  • Applications are accepted until 11.59 p.m. PST on the expiration date.
  • Due to the volume of resumes we receive, only those selected for an interview will be contacted by the hiring manager.

Thank you for your application and interest in the District of Squamish.


Current External Vacancies

No current postings.

No current postings.

Building Official - Plumbing Inspector - Casual/On-Call
Come join our team of Building Officials at the District of Squamish as a casual/on-call Building Official-Plumbing Inspector. This position provides inspection services for a wide variety of construction, alteration, repair projects regarding compliance with BC Building and Plumbing Codes, local government bylaws, regulations, and design guidelines, as well as processing permits and enforcing bylaws. Click here to learn more!

Communications Coordinator - Regular Part-Time
Are you known for crafting creative news releases, social media and online content? Are you looking for a part-time role providing authentic public engagement opportunities for the community of Squamish? If so, this may be the opportunity for you! We're hiring a Regular Part-Time (21 hours/week) Communications Coordinator to support the busy communications function at the District of Squamish to build positive relationships with both internal and external groups through dissemination of District information. If you have experience in public engagement, a degree or diploma in communications and/or public relations and minimum 3 years' experience in a related role, we want to hear from you! Click here to learn more.

No current postings.

No current postings.

Project Engineer 3 - Development - Temporary Full-Time
The District is hiring a Project Engineer 3 - Development to contribute to the effective operation of the Engineering Department by coordinating and performing engineering, technical and administrative work related to the completion of a variety of engineering activities, systems, programs and projects. As a Project Engineer 3, you will oversee the work of professional and technical staff and may provide work direction and technical oversight to assigned teams. If you have an Engineering degree, registration as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in BC, or eligibility for registration, and a minimum of 8 years of related experience, we want to hear from you! Click here to learn more.  

Project Engineer 1 - Development
We are seeking one permanent full-time and one temporary full-time Project Engineer 1 - Development to contribute to the effective operation of the Engineering Department by assisting with engineering, technical and administrative work related to the completion of a variety of engineering activities and projects. In this role, you will review land development applications and check for compliance against the District's Subdivision and Development Control Bylaw and MMCD specifications. If you have a Engineering degree, are registered or eligible to register as an Engineer-In-Training (EIT) or Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) and have related experience, this may be the opportunity for you!

Click below to learn more about these opportunities:

-Project Engineer 1 - Development - Permanent Full-Time
-Project Engineer 1 - Development - Temporary Full-Time 

Engineering Technician Coordinator
The District is hiring multiple Engineering Technician Coordinators to perform technical work with a focus on supporting either Capital, Development, Infrastructure Planning or Transportation areas of the District's Engineering department. If you have a Technical School Diploma in Civil/Structural Engineering Technology, Member of (or be eligible for membership) with the ASTTBC or Planning Institute of BC and ideally 8 years of related experience as an Engineering Technician, we want to hear from you!

Click below to learn more about these opportunities:

-Engineering Technician Coordinator - Regular Full-Time (multiple positions)
-Engineering Technician Coordinator - Casual/On-Call (multiple positions)

Project Manager 2 - Capital - Permanent Full-Time
The District is hiring a Project Manager 2 to oversee the full lifecycle of municipal infrastructure project delivery from initiation to close-out. As an integral member of the Engineering department and Capital Team, the Project Manager 2 manages medium to large scale projects or a standalone phase of large complex projects. If you have a technical degree or diploma in a related discipline, Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or equivalent and a minimum of 5 years of project Management experience, this may be the opportunity for you! Click here to learn more.

No current postings.

Custodian - Casual/On-Call
The District of Squamish is seeking casual/on-call Custodians to join our dynamic team! Do you have the ability to work independently, high standards for cleanliness and a strong safety mindset? If so, apply today! This position is casual/on-call but can be busy, cleaning and performing maintenance and safety checks in a variety of District buildings. This role is perfect for someone who is looking for a flexible work schedule. Click here to review the full job description.

No current postings.

Victim Services Case Worker - Regular Part-Time (4-19 hours/week)
Our Police Services department is looking for a regular part-time Victim Services Case Worker who will respond to police call-outs and provide direct support services to victims, family members and witnesses in the immediate aftermath of crime or trauma. If you are looking for a meaningful position where you provide immediate crisis support, this may be the opportunity for you. Click here to learn more.

Detachment Clerk - Casual/On-Call (2 positions)
We are seeking casual/on call Detachment Clerks to join our growing team. Working out of the RCMP detachment, the Detachment Clerk provides a mix of clerical and customer service duties, as well as as prisoner guard duties. Click here to read more.

Water Conservation Educator - Temporary Full-Time
We have an opportunity to join the District as a Temporary Full-Time Water Conservation Educator. In this role, you will be responsible for delivering information and educating the public on the importance of water conservation and the District's new Water Conservation bylaw. If you have completed grade 12 and are working towards, or have completed a degree or diploma in natural or environmental sciences, this may be the opportunity for you! Click here to learn more. 

Assistant Chief Operator - Wastewater Treatment - Regular Full-Time
Have you been waiting for an opportunity to work with our Public Works department to support the operation and maintenance of the municipal wastewater treatment facilities? If you have an EOCP MWWT Level II certification, Confined Space training or certification and 3 years' experience in a Class II Wastewater Treatment facility, we want to hear from you! Click here to view the full job posting. 

Utilities Operator in Training - Temporary Full-Time - Multiple Positions
The Operators In-Training at the District of Squamish assist with the operation and maintenance of the Water Supply & Distribution System, Wastewater Collection System and Wastewater Treatment Plant. Click here to view the full job description and submit your application.

Recreation Program Leader - Regular Part-Time (4-19 hours/week)
Are you a recreation enthusiast who enjoys working with children of all ages? If you have experience planning and leading recreation activities, combined with a passion for adventure, then we would love to hear from you! Click here to learn more!

Annual Casual Postings

Recreation Program Leader - Casual/ On-Call
Launch your career with the District of Squamish in Recreation Services! We are seeking enthusiastic, energized, and fun-loving Program Leaders to steer a variety of programs while ensuring the safety and well-being of participants. To find out more, click here!

Lifeguard 1 - Casual/On-Call
Join a great team of Lifeguards at the District of Squamish! This position ensures the safety and enjoyment of participants in aquatic classes and activities. To review the required training, education, and experience. Click here to view the full job description. 

No current postings. 

No current postings.

No current postings.

Planner II - Major Projects - Industrial - Temporary Full-Time
The Major Projects - Industrial department is hiring a Planner II to perform complex planning work and provide professional planning knowledge and expertise to assist in the administration and implementation of the District’s Major Projects – Industrial portfolio. If you have a university graduation with a Masters degree in Urban Planning, Geography, Land and Resource Management or Urban Studies and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the planning field, preferably in a local government setting and membership or eligibility for membership with the Planning Institute of BC, this may be the opportunity for you! Click here to learn more.

Project Engineer 2 - Development -Temporary Full-Time
The Project Engineer 2 is responsible for engineering reviews related to industrial development and civil infrastructure projects comprising the Major Projects – Industrial portfolio. The department is responsible for local government regulatory oversight of the Woodfibre LNG and FortisBC Eagle Mountain Pipeline projects. As the Project Engineer 2 for the team, you will be responsible for liaising with internal team members, project proponents, third party consultants and project regulators to ensure regulatory compliance of associated project permits and associated management plans against local bylaws, engineering specifications, and best practices. Click here to view the full job description.

Project Engineer 3 - Development -Temporary Full-Time
The Project Engineer 3 is responsible for coordinating and performing engineering, technical and administrative work related to the completion of a variety of engineering activities related to industrial development and civil infrastructure projects comprising the Major Projects – Industrial portfolio. The department is responsible for local government regulatory oversight of the Woodfibre LNG and FortisBC Eagle Mountain Pipeline projects, systems, programs, and projects. Specifically, the Project Engineer 3 works as a member of the MPI team and duties vary according to work assignment focusing on land development application design reviews against District bylaws and engineering specifications and delivering engineering projects that support the department's policy initiatives. The Project Engineer 3 - Development will oversee the work of professional and technical staff and may provide work direction and technical oversight to assigned teams. Click here to learn more. 

Communications and Regulatory Affairs Specialist - Regular Full-Time
Do you have excellent communications and interpersonal skills? Do you have working knowledge of intergovernmental relations, including campaign development, implementation, and monitoring, particularly with government agencies? In this role as the Communications and Regulatory Affairs Specialist, you will play a leading role developing, coordinating, and implementing communications plans, ensuring alignment of information and messaging while engaging information about major industrial projects. Click here to learn more!


The following competitions (listed below) are now closed, and we are no longer accepting resumes or applications.

External Competition Status Update:

  • Environmental Specialist - Regular Full-Time - Posting closed.
  • Utilities Clerk 3 - Regular Full-Time - Position filled.
  • Digital and Graphics Technician - Temporary Full-Time - Position filled.
  • Manager of Recreation and Culture - Permanent Full-Time - Posting closed.
  • Recreation Program Leader - Temporary Part-Time (Multiple Positions) - Positions filled.
  • Recreation Program Instructor 1 - Biking Temporary Part-Time (Multiple Positions) - Posting closed.
  • Recreation Program Leader - Biking Temporary Part-Time (Multiple Positions) - Posting closed.
  • Manager of Community Bylaw Services - Permanent Full-Time - Position filled.
  • Director of Financial Planning and Reporting - Regular Full-Time - Position filled.
  • Recreation Program Instructor 1 - Fitness - Casual/On-Call - Posting closed.

Thank you for your interest in working at the District of Squamish.

We appreciate your application, however, due to the volume of resumes we receive we are unable respond to each applicant.