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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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Communications Advisor

Employment Type:
Temporary, Full-time (up to 12 months)
$46.64 to $54.87 per hour
Posted Date:
March 7, 2024
Closing Date:
March 25, 2024 12:00 pm
Last Updated Date:
March 7, 2024 2:51 PM
Job Descripton:


Would you like to be part of a dynamic, fast paced, award winning local government organization?  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, full-time opportunity to be our Communications Advisor!

As our Communications Advisor you will provide strategic writing services including developing and implementing communications plans. You will also provide advice to department managers on communications projects and proactively identify opportunities to share good news stories and respond to and mitigate emerging issues, including responding to media enquiries. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced communications professional to join our team and help write Langford’s story!

Qualifications for this position include:

  • A post-secondary degree in communications, public relations or related field, and five (5) years’ experience in a communications role in a local government environment (or an equivalent combination)
  • Related employment experience that includes public engagement, strategic and collaborative communications, media relations and issues management
  • Communication Management Professional (CMP) or Certified Public Participation Professional (CP3) is considered an asset
  • Superior level of technical writing and communications skills in English, both written and oral
  • Sound ability to provide strategic and tactical communications advice and create and execute action plans for operational, emergency, and crisis communications services
  • Ability to use computers including the use of Microsoft Office suite


Applicants must be highly organized, detail orientated, and self starters with the ability to work well in a fluid environment. This position requires a strong work ethic, flexible and creative mindset, and a passion for communications.

For full details on responsibilities and qualifications, please refer to the attached job description. The salary range offered for this temporary, full-time position is $46.64 to $54.87 per hour, plus 13% in lieu of benefits and vacation, and a 35-hour modified workweek schedule with flex days.

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 March 25, 2024.

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

Job Description


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