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The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires a temporary Web Developer to work in the IT Services section of the Administration Department, effective date to be determined. The term of assignment is for six months.



Website Development – Plan, develop and create websites to achieve the goals of the Union; work with development team to deliver state of the art websites that tie in with all the backend database systems; deliver mobile web interfaces; design and implement databases; conduct tests and perform security and quality controls; cross browser and OS compatibility testing; create and maintain software documentation; be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our websites.



Extensive understanding, knowledge and experience with HTML 5, CSS3, Javascript, JQUERY, GIT; have a strong understanding of PHP back-end development; knowledge of PHP frameworks (CodeIgniter, Symfony, Yii, Zend, etc); knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML); knowledge of responsive web design implementation; experienced in developing for Nation Builder, WordPress and Drupal is an asset; have strong knowledge of current and emerging UX/UI standards for mobile and web applications.


Ability to:

· breakdown complex problems and develop a software solution from system design to implementation;

· communicate well verbally and in writing;

· possess good time management skills;

· work in a team environment;

· accept constructive feedback;

· learn new languages and tools.


Experience with Ruby on Rails, Liquid Template Language (Part of Ruby), and SASS (CSS3 extension) is a plus.


The BCGEU supports employment equity. Workers of colour, women, aboriginal workers, LGBTQ+ and workers with disabilities are encouraged to apply for positions with the BCGEU.


Travel is required; therefore, applicants must hold a valid B.C. Driver's Licence.


Submit applications no later than 5:00 p.m., June 9, 2017:


Resumes will be accepted by e-mail to:

Attention to: Stephanie Smith, President, c/o Lisa Trolland



We regret that we will only be responding to those candidates selected for an interview. Thank you for your interest in the BCGEU.

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