Assistant IT Manager

District of Saanich

August 11, 2014

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Job Category: 
Management and Operations
Job Specialization: 
IT Management
Company Overview: 

The District of Saanich is a municipality on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. It is located north of the provincial capital, Victoria. It has a population of 108,265 people, making it the most populous municipality on Vancouver Island, and the seventh most populous in the province. The municipality is named after the Saanich First Nation, and means "emerging land" or "emerging people".

Saanich is part of Greater Victoria and a member municipality of the Capital Regional District.

Job Summary: 

The District of Saanich is seeking a highly-adaptive leader to join our motivated and progressive Saanich IT team.  Reporting to the Manager of Information Technology, the Assistant IT Manager is responsible for technology-related initiatives and operations to ensure that the administration, planning, management and operation of IT supports the business needs of the organization. The IT Division is comprised of three portfolios – Business Systems; Support & Infrastructure; Business of IT & GIS. The first assignment is to lead the Business of IT and GIS portfolio which includes planning, strategy, architecture; geographic information services; project management; standards, performance and governance; finance and administration; risk and controls. This role will contribute to all of the IT portfolios, programs and mandates. Requirements include Bachelor Degree in Computer Science from a University or Technical Institute or an equivalent combination of education and experience; minimum of 7 years related IT experience, including a minimum of three in a progressively senior IT management capacity; current relevant certifications and proven experience in IT best practices. Experience with enterprise level IT processes and activities is a significant asset.

How To Apply: 

The monthly salary for this exempt position is $6,867 -$8,031 with an excellent benefits package.  Job description and competition information can be found at Please apply by end of day THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 quoting competition 110.14 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email  In addition to the interview process, testing will be conducted.  We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.