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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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Legal Assistant

Employment Type:
$40.33 to $44.81 per hour
Posted Date:
March 18, 2024
Closing Date:
March 28, 2024 12:00 pm
Last Updated Date:
March 18, 2024 12:18 PM
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 cost effective local government services for local 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 to be our Legal Assistant!

As our Legal Assistant, you will prepare, review, and distribute a variety of legal documents required to facilitate legal transactions for the City, and provide administrative support by tracking and coordinating due dates, triaging requests for legal support, and preparing and assembling documents. You will play a pivotal role in coordinating the flow of information, correspondence, and documents, ensuring that matters of legal urgency and political sensitivity are dealt with promptly.

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Post-secondary education/certificate in legal administration and three (3) years’ experience in a legal office, preferably in a local government setting (or an equivalent combination)
  • Experience in land related document preparation and registration including an understanding of Land Title Office practices and procedures, is an asset
  • Working knowledge of the legal documents used in local government and the ability to compose and produce them with the highest level of accuracy and precision
  • Working knowledge of administrative and legal records management principles and practices
  • Ability to deal appropriately with confidential, legal, political, and sensitive issues and information
  • A commitment to continuous improvement and life-long learning
  • A team player with a strong work ethic
  • A sense of humour, with the ability to take your work seriously but not yourself.


The salary offered for this regular full-time position is $40.33 – $44.81 per hour (2024 rates) plus an excellent benefits package including one of Canada’s top pension plans, and a 35-hour modified work week with flex days. Please refer to the job opportunities page at for more information and a detailed position description.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter by email to (identify the position you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail). Applications will be accepted until March 28, 2024.

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

Job Description


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