Programmer II

Competition Number: 22197

Job Title: Programmer II

Department: Parks, Recreation and Community Services - Recreation - Saanich Commonwealth Place

Position Type: Permanent Full Time Position (CUPE Local 2011)

Salary: $45.41/hr and an excellent benefits package

Posted Date: June 14, 2022

Closing Date: June 26, 2022

Last Modified: June 14, 2022, 11:57 am

Status: Closed


The District of Saanich is seeking a Programmer II who will provide direction to the development, planning, coordination, scheduling and evaluation of recreation program areas at Saanich Commonwealth Place.  Constructed in 1993, Saanich Commonwealth Place is a prominent multi-purpose facility in the community that features a 7000 square foot gymnasium, a 50-meter competition pool, 4.5 metre deep dive tank and the Bruce Hutchinson Branch of the Greater Victoria Public Library.

 The Programmer II oversees the delivery of the Adult and School Age Programming. The Programmer II will also be responsible for the recruitment of program instructors, supervision of staff, marketing of programs and community and partnership development. 

Requirements include: a University Degree in Recreation, leisure studies or related field with minimum three years’ experience in recreation programming; satisfactory police information check and a valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s Licence.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

The successful candidate will be required to work varying hours including evenings and weekends (35 hours per week).

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.


Job description for Programmer II [PDF - 95 KB].