BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Employment Opportunity 

Human Resources Advisor

Temporary Full-Time / External
Corporate Services 
Competition No.: 2020-028


The Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) is one of 27 regional districts in the Province of British Columbia. Regional Districts across the Province strive to ensure all provincial residence 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, of 27 throughout the province, and home to more than 155,000 people.

The Regional District of Nanaimo is seeking an enthusiastic Human Resources Generalist with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills to fill the temporary full-time position of Human Resources Advisor in the Corporate
Services Department.

Reporting to the Manager of Human Resources, the Human Resources Advisor will be responsible for providing technical support for all human resources functions including research, policy development and implementation. Other 
responsibilities will include support and advice on personnel management including health and safety, benefit administration, recruitment and selection, Collective Agreement interpretation, grievances and arbitrations.

Qualifications include an undergraduate degree in Human Resource Management, plus three years of related experience in local government, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Designation as a Chartered
Professional in Human Resources required.

Qualified applicants will possess excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, including strong leadership and facilitation skills as well as knowledge of WorkSafeBC legislation and regulations. Excellent computer skills are also required.

This is a temporary full-time excluded position for up to 18 months with the possibility of ending early or of extension, based on the operational needs of the department. In addition to a superb location, this position offers a competitive
compensation package.


  • Undergraduate degree in Human Resources Management
  • 3 years of related experience in local government, or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Designation as a Chartered Professional in Human Resources

Please quote competition 2020-028 and submit a cover letter and resume clearly outlining your education, experience and qualifications as they relate to this position to

Applications may also be faxed to 250-390-4163 or mailed to:
Attention: Human Resources
Main Reception, Administration Building
Regional District of Nanaimo
6300 Hammond Bay Road
Nanaimo, BC V9T 6N2

Applications will be accepted until 4:00 pm, on March 4, 2020

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted

Visit the RDN website at for more information on the Regional District of Nanaimo.

Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Categories: Human Resources
Posted: February 10, 2020, 2:51 pm
Expires: March 4, 2020, 4:00 pm