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Campfire Ban in Effect July 12, 2024 at 12pm

Please be advised that the City of Langford will be implementing a campfire ban effective at 12pm on July 12th 2024 in conjunction with the Province ban for the Coastal Fire Centre taking effect on the same date and time. The prohibition is being enacted to help prevent human caused wildfires and protect public safety.

The campfire prohibition does not apply to cooking stoves that use gas, propane or briquettes, or portable campfire devices that use briquettes, liquid, or gaseous fuel, provided they are CSA or ULC approved, and the height of the flame is less than 15 centimetres.


Langford City Hall has reopened and resumed full services as of 8:30 a.m. Monday, July 8th.

Most departments of City Hall were left temporarily inaccessible following the flood event on June 26th, 2024. While restoration work continues, operations are back to full capacity, functioning out of two floors of 877 Goldstream Avenue.

Administration, Bylaw, Parks, and Engineering Departments will be available on the second floor of City Hall.

Finance, Planning, Building, and Business Licensing Departments will be available at the ground floor unit #117 of 877 Goldstream Avenue. This unit is accessible from the left side of the building, directly off the rear parking lot.

Committee and Council meetings remain uninterrupted and will be held as scheduled on the third Floor of City Hall in Council Chambers.

Signs are in place to direct residents seeking assistance from specific departments. Alternatively, support continues to be available through email and phone 250-478-7882.

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Building Administrative Assistant

Building Services
Employment Type:
Temporary, Part-time (up to 6 months)
$36.32 to $40.36 per hour
Posted Date:
March 20, 2024
Closing Date:
April 5, 2024 12:00 pm
Last Updated Date:
March 20, 2024 9:44 AM
Job Descripton:


Would you like to be part of a dynamic, fast-paced, award-winning local government organization? A team that prides itself on providing effective, customer service focused local government services for residents? Do you have the right attitude, qualifications, and superior people skills for the job?  If so, the City of Langford invites you to apply for a temporary, part-time Building Assistant position!

As the Building Administrative Assistant, you will provide coordination and support to the Building Services Department, the City of Langford, and its residents. This is a public-facing position central to the operation of the building department. If you are a self-starter, personable, and want to work in a dynamic fast paced environment, then this is the position for you!

Qualifications for this position include:

  • A post-secondary diploma or certificate in office or business administration, plus three years of administrative experience (or an equivalent combination)
  • Knowledge of the BC Building code is an asset
  • Proficiency in a variety of computer systems and software applications, including Microsoft Office (Knowledge of SharePoint and is an asset)
  • Strong attention to detail and high degree of accuracy amidst frequent interruptions
  • Excellent customer service, along with a positive can-do attitude, and a strong work ethic
  • Ability to process information and address shifting work priorities with a high degree of flexibility and adaptability
  • A sense of humour, with the ability to take your work seriously but not yourself!


The work schedule for this temporary, part-time position is 21 hours per week (up to 7 hours per day), including mandatory coverage on Fridays. The salary range offered is $36.32 to $40.36 per hour, plus 13% in lieu of benefits and vacation. Please refer to the Careers page of our website at for more information and a detailed job position description.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter by e-mail to (identify the position you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail). Applications will be accepted until noon on April 5, 2024.

 We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Job Description

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