Careers

Video date: June 12, 2018

Come work with us and make a difference!  As a  special-purpose government created to preserve and protect over 450 islands and surrounding waters in the Salish Sea, our staff play a role in combating climate change, protecting sensitive cultural heritage, and keeping vulnerable species and ecosystems safe.

Our unique and special workplace offers:

  • A flexible work schedule
  • Enrollment in the Public Service Pension Plan
  • Extended health benefits to cover medical, dental, illness and injury support
  • Life insurance, and
  • The benefit of living in one of the most beautiful places in the world!

Join our team and be inspired! There is nothing like us anywhere in Canada. Curious about our staff structure? Take a look at the  Islands Trust Staff Organization Chart.

Current Opportunities

Career opportunities are posted here when they are available. Postings may be for full-time, part-time, temporary,  auxiliary, or student co-op positions.

Contracted positions for on-island minute takers are also posted on this page when available. Please review the  Minute Taker Service Contract  before responding to a minute-taker posting to ensure you are able to meet the requirements of the position.

Islands Trust is part of the BC Public Service. To guarantee fairness and consistency, applications for most positions must be submitted via the BC Public Service hiring portal. Please do not submit applications directly unless instructed to do so by the position posting.

Career Opportunity
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No postings at this time
Minute Taker Postings
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Saturna Island Contract Sept 30, 2021 @ 4:30pm Details and Apply
South Pender Island Contract Sept 30, 2021 @ 4:30pm Details and Apply
Salt Spring Island Contract Until Position is Filled Details and Apply
Galiano Island Contract Until Position is Filled Details and Apply

Eligibility to Apply

Applicants seeking employment within the Islands Trust must be legally eligible to work in Canada with the proper federal government permits and documentation.

Collective Agreement

Most Islands Trust careers are part of the British Columbia Government Employees Union (BCGEU) bargaining unit, which has a Collective Agreement. The agreement covers terms of employment such as salaries, raises, overtime compensation and rules,  vacation, and other provisions.

More Information

E: employment@islandstrust.bc.ca