Top 10 reasons to work at Saanich; one of BC’s top employers

February 13, 2024

Information Bulletin
For immediate release

Saanich, BC – The District of Saanich has once again been selected as one of BC’s Top Employers for 2024. This recognition confirms Saanich is an employer of choice, where talented and passionate individuals want to work and build their career.

To celebrate this distinction, here are 10 reasons why Saanich is an amazing place to work!

  1. Are you a talented writer? Supremely skilled engineer? Love doing cannonballs and teaching kids about water safety? There are lots of different roles at Saanich. With about 1,400 people employed in more than 300 types of positions across 11 locations, we’re always searching for people just like you!

  2. Want to feel like your contributions are valued? Through collective bargaining and market research, Saanich ensures that all employee wages always remain competitive.

  3. Love helping others and want your community to be the best it can be? District employees directly support the community and contribute to the well-being of residents.

  4. Looking for an employer that values your physical and mental health? Employment with the District includes robust occupational health and safety initiatives as well as generous benefits and vacation time.

  5. Interested in growing your skillset? Saanich supports employees with professional development opportunities that help you grow – and in turn, improve the delivery of services to Saanich residents.

  6. Seeking a role that values your input? Saanich is committed to ongoing employee engagement to continuously improve the working experience.

  7. Passionate about working in a welcoming and respectful environment? Saanich works hard to be an extremely inclusive and comfortable workplace for all employees.

  8. Care about the planet? Saanich is an environmentally-conscious organization that is committed to achieving climate action objectives, proven by the development and adoption of the award-winning 2020 Climate Plan: 100% Renewable and Resilient Saanich.

  9. In-search of flexibility in where and how you work? Saanich offers a wide variety of options for employees depending on work group.

  10. Like making new friends and working in a fun environment? Every year we host dozens of employee social events including a chili cookoff, Halloween costume contest, family picnics and much more. Plus, you’ll have the chance to join our employee benefits association which organizes social events outside of work hours for members.


Learn More:

Visit our Careers page to view current job opportunities, to learn more about the benefits and culture of Saanich, and to find tips for applying on roles with the District.

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Media contact:
Saanich Communications