Development Aide – District of Saanich (Saanich, BC)




Permanent Full Time Position

If you are customer service driven and enjoy working on a team, the District of Saanich has an opportunity for you.  The Development Aide performs a wide variety of administrative, accounting, and technical support activities related to the review and processing of subdivision, rezoning, development permit and building permit applications.  Other duties include financial calculations, maintenance and tracking of varied computerized financial records, manual and computerized record keeping, preparation of statistical reports and correspondence and other technical documents. The Development Aide also provides front line customer service while assisting internal and external customers with courtesy and tact.

The ideal candidate thrives in an environment where multitasking is required and accuracy and attention to detail are essential. Candidates must have training or experience in reading and interpreting legal plans, technical drawings, building plans and permits; considerable experience or training in standard computer applications including word processing, spreadsheets, accounting software packages, electronic mail and internet; training or experience in current corporate software applications including customized in-house databases, corporate accounting software package, and a cashier program. 

Requirements include Grade 12 or equivalent; one year of post-secondary courses in accounting or bookkeeping and in general office administration; three years of related clerical or administrative support experience in an office environment, including experience in performing bookkeeping or accounting duties and proficient in keyboarding. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

The successful candidate will work Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $33.90 per hour and an excellent benefits package. Job description and competition information can be found at Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2021 quoting competition 21017 to:  Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7. In addition to the interview process, testing will also be conducted. We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

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