BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Notice of Employment Opportunity

Intergovernmental Liaison

The Regional District of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full time Intergovernmental Liaison.

This management level position supports the Regional District of Nanaimo’s (RDN) ongoing efforts in building and fostering effective, high quality working relationships with other levels of government and First Nations. Responsible for providing senior level information, advice and guidance to the RDN on external influencers that impact the RDN’s services, this position ensures positive intergovernmental relationships exist with the provincial government, the federal government, First Nations, municipal partners, and other agencies.  Additionally, this position will identify, assess and recommend implementation of best practices in the municipal sector.

Qualifications include a Master’s degree in public administration, planning or related field, plus a minimum five years of experience in the area of intergovernmental relations. Experience working in a political environment and in interdisciplinary offices, along with considerable knowledge of economic, legal and political issues pertaining to First Nations is essential. A broad knowledge of the history, culture, government, community perspectives, protocols, agreements, services and related legislation affecting First Nation communities is preferred.   

This excluded full-time position offers a competitive compensation and benefits package as well as a compressed work schedule option. Please visit the RDN website at for more information on the Regional District of Nanaimo.

Please quote Competition 2019-022 and submit via email to or fax to 250-390-4163. Applications can also be sent to the attention of Human Resources at Main Reception Administrative Building, Regional District of Nanaimo, 6300 Hammond Bay Road, Nanaimo, BC V9T 6N2.

Applications will be accepted until 4:00 pm, on April 5, 2019.

Thank you for your interest in this position - only those under consideration will be contacted.

Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Categories: Intergovernmental Relations
Posted: March 7, 2019, 9:29 am
Expires: April 5, 2019, 4:00 pm