Current Postings


COMMUNITY PROGRAMMER II – Financial Development

Permanent Full Time Position

The Financial Development Programmer II role oversees all aspects of the department’s assistance to low-income residents. Duties include facilitating the LIFE (Leisure Involvement for Everyone) and Canadian Tire Jumpstart grant programs, developing new funding streams, and coordinating the department’s pursuit of granting opportunities. This role also builds community partnerships with agencies that provide services to low-income residents.

The District of Saanich is recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers for 2023. As an equitable and inclusive employer, we value diversity of people to best represent the community we serve and provide excellent services to our citizens. We strive to attract and retain passionate and talented individuals of all backgrounds, demographics, and life experiences.  If you require any adjustments to enable participation at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact in confidence

Requirements include a university degree in recreation, leisure studies or related field; three years of experience in related programming; satisfactory police information check and a valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s Licence.  The successful candidate will be required to work 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, with occasional weekends and evenings as required. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Preference is given to those who have a demonstrated history of grant writing and coordination. As a component of the selection process, testing will be conducted. 

This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $49.03 per hour and an excellent benefits package. Job description and competition information can be found at Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on May 30, 2023 quoting competition 23167 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email  Although we thank all applicants for applying, only those under consideration will be contacted.