Planning Assistant Clerk

Competition Number: 22358


Job Title: Planning Assistant Clerk

Department: Planning - Administration

Position Type: Temporary Part Time Position - Approximately 15 months or return of incumbent (CUPE Local 2011)

Salary: $29.90/hr and an excellent benefits package

Posted Date: November 7, 2022

Closing Date: November 22, 2022

Last Modified: November 7, 2022, 4:01 pm

Status: Closed


The District of Saanich employs more than 1500 members across nine departments; our greatest asset is a high performing workforce.  We provide a welcoming environment and maintain a healthy, dynamic, and safe workplace that consistently attracts top-quality people and enables them to perform at their best.  If you are customer service savvy and enjoy working on a team, the District of Saanich has an opportunity for you!

The Planning Assistant Clerk provides clerical and graphic support to the various sections of the department.  Responsibilities include creating documents using desktop publishing, maintaining the department web page, maintaining department office and copy supplies, word processing, filing, data entry, accepting applications and other clerical duties, including providing customer service to the public at the counter and through phone and email enquiries.

Requirements include Grade 12 or equivalent supplemented with up to one year of post-secondary courses in desktop publishing, graphic design applications or website design; six months of office experience using desktop or website publishing programs and keyboarding speed of 40 wpm.  Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 

The successful candidate will work Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (4.5 hours per day; 22.5 hours per week).

*As a component of the selection process, testing will be conducted.*

Important Information:

The District of Saanich has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy to help keep our employees and community safe. The requirement remains in effect until April 8, 2022 after which, the policy will be suspended. It is important to know that the requirement may be reinstated and unvaccinated employees may not be able to work. In order for the District to respond to any changing vaccination requirements for staff, we request that you verify your COVID-19 vaccination status with us during your first week of employment.