The City of Nanaimo is a rapidly growing community with a population of approximately 90,000. 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 affordable housing, a university and well-developed parks, recreational, cultural and social amenities, Nanaimo is truly an extraordinary place to live.

Manager of Community Safety

(Competition 18-59)

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Manager of Community Safety. Reporting to the Fire Chief and Director of Public Safety, the Manager of Community Safety is responsible for managing City service areas directed at improving community safety and security. The Manager of Community Safety plays a significant role in downtown revitalization and is responsible for the administration of City Service areas and functions under the Community Liaison unit including Bylaw, Security and Animal Control.
Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Safety or a related discipline (e.g. Criminology, Sociology) supplemented by specialized training in Municipal Law and Regulation, Law Enforcement, and Community Safety. A minimum of 5 years’ experience in regulatory administration and bylaw enforcement with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a management or supervisory role overseeing enforcement and investigative personnel is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered. A Master’s Degree in a related discipline and certification or training in local government administration would be considered an asset.
A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License is required as well as a satisfactory Criminal Record Check.
This is an Excluded position and a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package is included.
For detailed information on this position and for more information on our community, please visit our website at
Resumes with cover letters referencing the specific competition 18-59 will be received

until 4:30 pm on Friday, May 25, 2018.

Human Resources City of Nanaimo
455 Wallace Street, Nanaimo BC V9R 5J6 Fax: (250) 755-4449
Drop off in person: 2nd Floor, City Hall (455 Wallace Street) Email:
We thank all applicants for their interest; however,
only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Categories: Community Services,Public Safety
Posted: May 9, 2018, 2:00 pm
Expires: May 25, 2018, 4:30 pm