Regional District of Nanaimo | Human Resources & Employment

Employment Opportunities

Employment

Collective bargaining, labour relations and human resources activities for RDN employees are managed under the Corporate Services umbrella. The department oversees selection & recruitment, training and development, and compensation and benefits administration services for all employees of the District.

 

Asset Manager

ORGANIZATIONAL PROFILE

The RDN is one of 27 regional districts in the Province of BC. Regional Districts across the Province strive to ensure all provincial residents have an effective form of local government, while also representing municipal residents on regional issues. The RDN provides regional governance and services to the municipalities of Nanaimo, Lantzville, Parksville, and Qualicum Beach, as well as seven unincorporated Electoral Areas. Established in 1967, the RDN is British Columbia's fifth most populous Regional District and home to more than 155,000 people.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Asset Manager is responsible for leading the development, planning, execution, and delivery of asset management services and projects consistently with the Asset Management Policy and related plans including development of procurement criteria, performing cost/benefit analysis, determining return on investments (ROI), integration of fee structure considerations, and pursuing asset management grants. The successful candidate will lead and educate staff to ensure development and execution of effective asset management plans.

CONTACT DETAILS

The Regional District of Nanaimo is committed to employment equity. The RDN welcomes diversity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Should you be interested in learning more about this unique opportunity with the RDN, please contact Harbour West Consulting at 604-998-4032 or forward your resumé, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three references, in confidence, to info [at] hwest.ca.

Superintendent, Parks Operations

ABOUT THE ROLE

Due to current incumbent’s retirement, the Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) is seeking a permanent full-time Superintendent, Parks Operations. The successful candidate would be responsible for the provision of the Parks Division's operations related to the delivery of effective and efficient parks services on behalf of the Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN). Provides support, advice and recommendations to the Manager of Parks Services and the General Manager of Recreation and Parks regarding a variety of Parks Operations.

QUALIFICATIONS

Undergraduate degree in Parks Management, Engineering, Forestry, Natural Resource Management, or a related field, plus a minimum of five years of related experience working in a local government setting. A minimum of three years’ supervisory experience in a unionized environment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

POSITION DETAILS

This excluded full-time position offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Please visit the RDN website at www.rdn.bc.ca for more information on the Regional District of Nanaimo.

Serviceperson/Transit Operator

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Regional District of Nanaimo is seeking Casual Serviceperson/Transit Operators in the Transportation and Emergency Services Department. Transit Operators have a dynamic job as they are exposed to a variety of working conditions and people on a daily basis. Serviceperson/Transit Operators contribute to the effective operation of the Transportation Services department through the safe operation and maintenance of transit vehicles. Duties include, pre and post-trip vehicle inspections; transporting passengers to designated bus stops along scheduled routes; interacting with passengers and responding to customer inquires; basic servicing of vehicles; and other related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications include, a grade 12 education with six (6) months of prior job-related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience, and possession of a valid Class 2 BC Driver’s Licence with Air Brake Endorsement. In addition, candidates must posses strong interpersonal and communication skills, experience in First Aid, working knowledge of WHMIS regulations and procedures, and knowledge of safe work procedures. Candidates are required to submit an ICBC Driver Factor Report to be reviewed.

POSITION DETAILS

This is a Casual Union Position with varied hours of work including evenings, weekends, and split shifts. The (2022) rate of pay is $30.04 to $33.32 per hour, depending on the task performed, plus 9% in lieu of benefits including vacation and statutory holidays.   

Lifeguard/ Instructor

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Regional District of Nanaimo has an employment opportunity for casual Lifeguards/Instructors at the Ravensong Aquatic Centre in Qualicum Beach.

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications include high school graduation, with one year of pool/aquatic related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Applicants must possess and maintain the following certifications:

  • National Lifeguard Award (Pool Option)
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
  • CPR Certification - Basic Rescuer or CPR “C” & AED
  • Recognized First Aid Certification/WorkSafeBC Equivalency.

POSITION DETAILS

This is a casual union position. The (2022) rate of pay to start is $20.66 per hour. Upon completion of four calendar months your wage will increase to $21.75 per hour. Hours of work vary, and weekend work is required. As a casual employee you will also receive an additional 9% in lieu of benefits including vacation and statutory holidays.