A Career with Purpose

Selkirk College is committed to providing a stimulating, rewarding and supportive work environment so that we can continue to inspire lifelong learning through education and training. We value every employee at Selkirk College as they are each essential to the success of our learners and our college.

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Why Choose Selkirk College?

Selkirk College employs more than 500 staff and educates more than 2,700 full-time students and almost 12,000 students each year, including community learners. 

We work hard to ensure that our people practices promote the core values of respect, dignity, integrity, responsibility, trust and inclusivity. Whether you’re a prospective hire wanting to pursue a career with us, or already part of our community and looking for other opportunities, we encourage you to apply to any job postings that interest you.

Selkirk College is a progressive, multi-campus community college located in the West Kootenay/Boundary regions of southern BC. The area offers an excellent environment for family living with rich opportunities to enjoy year-round recreation and a relaxed lifestyle. 


Selkirk College is nestled in majestic mountains surrounded by rugged beauty in a region bursting with big city feel. World-class recreation is minutes away while arts and culture thrive.

The Kootenay region is known for its outstanding outdoor playground boasting two ski resorts notorious for deep powder and thrilling terrain. Rip down mountain bike trails, hike up to serene backcountry camping and paddle crisp lakes or lively rivers.

Our secluded communities are a blend of sophistication and rural charm. Enjoy chic yet down-to-earth restaurants, coffee shops, salons and boutiques showcasing local artists. Urban refugees flock to this area seeking richness in culture, sense of place, wellness over wanting and progressive attitudes.

A reflection of its surroundings, Selkirk College fosters work-life balance supporting true enjoyment of Kootenay Life.


The health and well-being of our employees is important to us.

Selkirk College offers a comprehensive benefits package through Manulife Financial.

Benefits include:

  • Extended health (eyewear, massage, chiropractor care, physiotherapy and prescription coverage)

  • Dental

  • Short-term disability

  • Long-term disability

  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance life insurance

  • Optional life insurance

  • Medical travel referral

  • Emergency travel assistance

Selkirk College also provides support through its Employee Family Assistance Program (EFAP), which gives professional and confidential counselling, advice and access to resources. EFAP staff includes psychologists, social workers, addictions counselors and family and relationship specialists. 

Selkirk College employees are enrolled in a pension plan with matching contributions.


At Selkirk College, you have the flexibility and free time to enjoy a balanced quality of life.

Paid vacation accrues with years of service, and the college closes for all statutory holidays. Our annual winter holiday closure allows our employees to spend time with family and friends for the holiday season though to New Year’s celebrations.

A Focus on People and Community

As an employer of choice in one of the most beautiful regions in the country, Selkirk College inspires excellence and innovation.  

Selkirk College welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples and persons with disabilities. We encourage individuals with experience and expertise to join our staff. We provide our employees with professional development opportunities to enable them to keep up to date in their field.