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 jobs@squamish.ca
  • 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

Clerk 2 - Casual/On-Call
We are currently seeking casual staff to provide a wide variety of clerical, administrative and customer service support to multiple departments at the District. Our ideal candidates are efficient, organized, independent, and detail-oriented, with strong interpersonal skills and intermediate to excellent knowledge of the tools in Microsoft Office. Experience with SharePoint is a bonus. Experience working in a clerical administrative capacity as well as a certificate in Business Administration or completion of post-secondary course work in a related field is highly desirable. If you are seeking a flexible work schedule along with the opportunity to grow your career in local government, then we would love to hear from you! Click here to learn more.


Bylaw Enforcement & Animal Control

No current postings.

Community Planning

Plan Examiner 2 - Regular Full-Time
The building department is seeking a Plan Examiner 2 to perform technical and administrative work by reviewing and processing building permit applications. If you enjoy providing information services to the public on technical, regulatory and Building and Plumbing Code requirements, this may be the opportunity for you! Click here for more information. 



Public Engagement Specialist - Regular Full-Time
The District of Squamish has an exciting opportunity for an experienced, high-energy P2 practitioner to join our busy team. As Public Engagement Specialist, you will play a leading role in developing and executing District of Squamish public engagement strategies, which work to support local decision-making and effectively involve the public and stakeholders in civic matters. Click here to view the full job description!

Corporate Administration

No current postings.


Manager of Transportation - Regular Full-Time
The District of Squamish has an exciting new leadership opportunity within the Engineering Department as the Manager of Transportation! If you are an experienced transportation professional who is passionate about developing sustainable transportation solutions to lead the District’s efforts in building a cost-effective transportation network, this may be the opportunity for you. Click here for more details.

Engineering Technician - Regular Full-Time 
We have an opportunity for you to be part of the District’s growth and join the Engineering Department as an integral team member. As an Engineering Technician, you will perform inspection duties for design and construction of Capital and Development Projects. In addition, you will provide technical support for infrastructure and engineering projects. If you have a Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology, are eligible for membership in the applied science technologists and technicians of BC and have 3 years of relevant experience, this may be the opportunity for you. Click here to learn more.

Financial Services

Accounts Payable Coordinator - Regular Full-Time
If you are detail-oriented, organized and have a knack for numbers, come join our Finance team! As the Accounts Payable Coordinator, you will carry out all aspects of the accounts payable function while delivering outstanding customer service to internal and external stakeholders. Our ideal candidate will have a Business Administration Diploma with an accounting focus from a recognized University or College and 4 years of experience in a high-volume finance environment in an accounts payable role. Click here to review the full job description.


Annual Casual Postings

Recreation Facility Attendant 2 - Casual/ On-Call
We are seeking a qualified maintenance expert who aspires to provide a safe and clean facility! The Recreation Facility Attendant 2 operates, maintains, repairs, and cleans recreation facility and equipment. Requirements include; Pool Operators Level 1 certificate and WHMIS. To learn more, click here!

Recreation Facility Attendant 1 - Casual/ On-Call
Are you a maintenance expert with the flexibility to work on-call shifts? Do you aspire to provide a safe and clean facility? Would you like to learn how to operate and maintain equipment at Brennan Park Recreation Centre? If so this may be the position for you. To find out more, click here

Custodian - Casual/ On-Call
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 all ages, particularly if you have availability. Click here to learn more!

Police Services

Victim Services Case Worker - Temporary Part-Time (4-19 hours per week) 
If you have a passion for immediate crisis support, considerable knowledge of the criminal justice system and experience liaising with service providers this may be the opportunity for you. The District is seeking a Victim Services Case Worker to provide support to those who have been impacted by crime, serious accidents and traumatic events. Click here to learn more.

Detachment Clerk - Casual/ On-Call
The District of Squamish is seeking a Casual/ On-Call Detachment Clerk to join our growing Police Services team.  In this role, you will be responsible for the participation and completion of duties within Administrative Support according to RCMP policies and procedures and much more! Click here to learn more! 

Public Works

Utilities Technologist - Regular Full-Time
Our Public Works department is seeking a qualified Utilities Technologist to join our team. In this role, you will plan, develop and deliver water and sewer utility infrastructure maintenance, upgrade and rehabilitation-related projects. Click here to learn more!




Recreation Program Leader - Regular Part-Time
We are seeking an enthusiastic, energized and fun-loving Program Leaders to steer a variety of recreation programs and activities, whilst ensuring the safety and well-being of participants. If you have been waiting for an opportunity in Recreation with the District of Squamish, but cannot commit to full-time hours, this could be for you! To find out more, click here!

Annual Casual Postings

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, to learn more click here!

Recreation Program Instructor 1 - Fitness - Casual/ On-Call
Come join our team of Fitness Instructors at the District of Squamish! This position assists with the planning, leading and supervision of recreation activities as well as leading community-based exercise and fitness programs. Click here to learn more!

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!

Senior Management

No current postings.

Squamish Fire Rescue

Deputy Fire Chief - Prevention, Administration and Wellness - Regular Full-Time
The District of Squamish Fire Rescue is seeking a progressive and strategic leader who will perform administrative and supervisory work as a Fire Department command officer. The Deputy Fire Chief - Prevention, Administration and Wellness assists the Fire Chief with the organization, planning and direction of all fire department services, with a focus on fire prevention, administration, employee wellness and occupational health and safety. Click here to view the full job description.

2023 Annual Recruitment season on now
Squamish Fire Rescue is looking for positive, energetic and community-minded citizens to join our team of dedicated paid on-call firefighters. If you are a permanent Squamish resident, interested in joining a highly trained and immensely dedicated team, we would like to hear from you. Squamish Fire Rescue is a composite department of paid on-call and career firefighters and an industry leader in both training standards and customer service. Applicants will be invited to participate in a selection process involving interviews as well as physical and mechanical aptitude testing. 

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

External Competition Status Update:

  • Manager of Environment - Regular Full-Time - position filled.
  • Community Patrol Officer - Casual/On-Call - position filled.
  • Fire Chief - Regular Full-Time - position filled.
  • Custodian - Regular Full-Time - position closed.
  • Lifeguard 1 - Regular Part-Time (20- 30 hours) - position filled.
  • Business Development Specialist - Regular Part-Time - position filled.
  • Utilities Operator In Training (OIT) ( 2 positions) - Temporary Full-Time - positions filled.

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.