Job Posting - Confidential Secretary (Temporary - 9 months)


The District of Tofino is looking for a qualified candidate to fill the temporary position of Confidential Secretary (Temporary – 9 Months).

Reporting to the Manager of Corporate Services, the Confidential Secretary provides specialized administrative and organizational support services of a relatively complex nature with a high level of accuracy under minimal supervision. The Confidential Secretary provides legislative and administrative support related to the Corporate Services Department, Council and committee meetings, corporate communications, records management, elections and other voter approval processes, and various legislative functions including conducting research, processing bylaws, drafting public notices and coordinating meetings. The Confidential Secretary can supervise and train casual/temporary employees and act as a backup manager for the front office. This position also assists in the administration of the Tofino Housing Corporation.

A detailed job description outlining the duties and qualifications is available on the District’s website at


Hours of Work:

This is an exempt, temporary position based on 37.5 hours per week with a term starting on September 8, 2021 and ending approximately in May 2022, with the possibility of extension. The hourly wage range for this position is $28.21-$30.77 based on knowledge and experience. This position offers a full range of benefits, including flexible hours to account for evening Council meetings, vacation days and statutory holidays. This position is subject to a 60-day probationary period.



Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume indicating the position applied for, in confidence, no later than 4:00 p.m. Friday, August 20, 2021, to Nikki Best, Manager of Corporate Services, by:



Subject Line:  Confidential Secretary (Temporary – 9 Months)

The District thanks all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.