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Guided by the community vision and goals for the future, District of Tofino Council and staff work together to articulate the strategic priorities and key deliverables.

The District of Tofino Council is made up of a Mayor and six Councillors who are each elected at large for a four-year term. The Mayor serves as the head of the municipality and chairs all Council meetings when in attendance. The Chief Administrative Officer reports to Council and directs staff to carry out the mandate of the organization and our priorities.

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Municipal Elections 2022

The next Tofino election is Saturday, October 15, 2022. Electors will vote for: 6 (six) Councillors.

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Council Meetings

Keep up-to-date with District of Tofino projects and plans by attending Council meetings.

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How to Participate

The District of Tofino Mayor and Council greatly value community input. There are various ways for community member to engage in the civic process.

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Town Hall News & Announcements

Council Highlights

Council Highlights – August 9, 2022 

August 15, 2022

Mayor Law extended a sincere thank you to Brad Evans, and recognized his 15 years of dedicated service as a District of Tofino employee.

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Candidate Information Session

August 11, 2022

The Candidate Information Session is an in-person and electronic (hybrid) meeting where interested candidates for the election can learn about the roles, responsibilities and important new regulations in regard to becoming an elected official in British Columbia.

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Call for Nominations to be a Candidate

August 10, 2022

Starting at 9:00 am on August 30, 2022, the Chief Election Officer will receive nominations for the following offices:⁠ 1 (one) Mayor⁠ & 6 (six) Councillors⁠

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All Employment Opportunities

Public Works Labourer – Casual

September 27, 2023

The District of Tofino is looking for two qualified candidates to fill the casual relief position of Public Works Labourer.
Reporting to the Labour Foreperson, under the direction of the Public Works Superintendent, the Public Works Labourer is responsible for a variety of semi-skilled and unskilled public works tasks and duties. These duties are generally physical in nature and require the use of simple tools and equipment.

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Office Assistant – Financial Services

September 14, 2023

The District of Tofino is looking for a qualified candidate to fill the full-time position of Office Assistant – Financial Services.
Reporting to the Manager of Financial Services, the Office Assistant – Financial Services performs entry level accounting work and moderately complex clerical work which includes the central cashier function and the handling of cash, front line customer service, cemetery administration, and administrative support to Financial Services and other areas of the District as required.

This position is required to exercise independent judgement while following established processes and procedures in carrying out job duties.

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Bylaw Services Supervisor/Planner I

September 12, 2023

The District of Tofino is looking for a qualified candidate to fill the full-time position of Bylaw Services Supervisor/Planner I.
Reporting to the Manager of Planning Services, the Bylaw Services Supervisor / Planner 1 is responsible for processing land use applications and permits, land use research, preparing land use bylaws, writing reports to Council, responding to inquiries from the public, attending Public Hearings, Council and Committee meetings, open houses and other public consultation events, and the monitoring and implementation of various programs, plans and municipal initiatives. In addition, the Bylaw Supervisor / Planner 1 is responsible for the overall leadership and delivery of Bylaw Services including supervision of the Bylaw Enforcement Lead, Bylaw Enforcement Officers and Business License Inspector.

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