Public Works Clerk

Competition Number: 22206

Job Title: Public Works Clerk

Department: Engineering - Public Works

Position Type: Temporary Full Time Position - Up to 1 year or return of incumbent (CUPE Local 2011)

Salary: $31.56/hr plus 13% in lieu of benefits

Posted Date: June 20, 2022

Last Modified: June 21, 2022, 4:10 pm

Status: Open Until Filled


If you are customer service driven and enjoy working with multiple teams, the District of Saanich has an opportunity for you.  The successful candidate will show enthusiasm for front line customer service while assisting internal and external customers with courtesy and tact.  This position works independently on routine matters and is responsible for creating and maintaining a variety of systems, using a number of software programs. 

Requirements include Grade 12 plus one year in a post-secondary program in office administration/business administration or related discipline; one year experience in a business or municipal office environment including customer service experience; keyboarding speed of 50 wpm; considerable experience or training in standard computer applications including word processing, spreadsheets, financial software packages, databases, including tables, graphics and desktop publishing. Occupational First Aid Level II as required. Candidates with a combination of education and experience may be considered.

The successful candidate will be required to work Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (40 hours per week) or potential variation of shift of 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. or 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. to cover operational needs.  

*Testing will be conducted, however, applicants must provide proof of typing speed from a recognized educational institution or hiring agency.*

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.


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