Job Posting: Temp. Confidential Secretary


Job Posting Temporary Full Time Position (internal/external)

TITLE: Confidential Secretary (Temporary – 18-24 Months, with possible extension)    

DEPARTMENT: Corporate Services

CLOSING DATE: August 3, 2020

Position: The District of Tofino is seeking a qualified individual to fill a temporary full-time position as the Confidential Secretary in the Corporate Services Department.

This temporary full-time position is being posted as a result of a leave of absence followed by a maternity leave.   The temporary position is being posted for a term anticipated to be between eighteen and twenty-four months, with the possibility of extension.  The position will begin as soon as possible after the closing date.

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 duties and qualifications is available on the District’s website at  

Hours of Work & Salary:

This is an exempt, temporary position to cover an eighteen-month maternity leave and based on a 37.5 hour work week. After the successful completion of a 60-day probation period, the hourly wage will be between $28.21-$30.77 depending on knowledge and experience. This position offers a full range of benefits, including a pension plan.

Application: 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. Monday, August 3, 2020, to Elyse Goatcher-Bergmann, Manager of Corporate Services by:

  • Email:  
  • Mail:      District of Tofino, PO Box 9, Tofino BC, V0R 2Z0
  • Hand:    121 Third Street, Tofino BC

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