BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Discover What's Possible - The City of Nanaimo is a rapidly growing community with a population of approximately 98,000. Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, on the east coast of Vancouver Island, we are centrally located, about 1½ hours from Victoria and 2 hours from Vancouver by ferry. With a university and well-developed parks, recreational, cultural and social amenities, Nanaimo is truly an extraordinary place to live.

Permanent Full-Time

Deputy City Clerk

(Competition 20-19)

Position Overview
The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Deputy City Clerk. Reporting to the Director of Legislative Services, the Deputy City Clerk is responsible for ensuring that the statutory duties of the Legislative Services Department are effectively delivered by providing leadership to staff responsible for coordinating all Council and Committee meeting processes and procedures. This position is designated as the Deputy Corporate Officer and is responsible for exercising and discharging the powers, functions and duties of the City Clerk in their absence. In addition, the successful incumbent will lead the implementation of the City’s Bylaw Renewal Project – a strategic priority for Council that will commence upon appointment to the role. For more detailed info on the project, please contact the HR Department.

Applicants must have a university degree and 5 years’ related experience, including proven management supervisory experience in Municipal Administration with sufficient professional qualifications to qualify for a Certificate in local government statutory administration or an education and experience in law, preferably related to local government matters. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check are required for this position.

Additional Information
This is an excluded position and a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package is included.

Posting Date
Friday, February 7, 2020

Application Deadline
Monday, March 2, 2020
4:30 p.m.

Contact Information
Human Resources
City of Nanaimo
2nd Floor, 455 Wallace Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R 5J6
Phone: (250) 755-4406
Fax: (250) 755-4449

To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter to referencing the specific competition 20-19 by the application deadline.

For detailed information on this position and for more information on our community, please visit our website at

The City of Nanaimo is an inclusive employer and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Categories: Corporate Administration
Posted: February 10, 2020, 10:19 am
Expires: March 2, 2020, 4:30 pm