Assistant Manager, Transportation

Department: Community Safety

Closing Date: Jun 12, 2019 4:30 PM

Competition Number: 19-52

Job Summary

Nanaimo City Council recognizes the incredible role and impact that transportation and proper planning have on our community. With this commitment, City Council is restructuring the Transportation Department and seeking dynamic, passionate and experienced professionals to join our team.

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Assistant Manager, Transportation. Reporting to the Manager, Transportation, the Assistant Manager is responsible for organizing and directing personnel and resources in the delivery of Transportation Planning and Engineering related plans, projects, studies, designs, and programs to ensure they are completed effectively and in accordance with accepted industry best practices. This is a leadership and decision-making role, and considerable independent judgement and action is expected.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the attached PDF job description below.


Graduation from a recognized University with a B.A.Sc. in Civil Engineering, specializing in Traffic/Transportation Engineering or a diploma of technology from an accredited College or Technical Institute in Civil Engineering is required. Applicants must have a minimum 3 years’ experience in a municipal transportation engineering environment including substantial planning, design and construction experience, including 1 year of supervision in a unionized technical environment. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Applicants must have a membership in or eligibility for membership in an applicable professional designation. A valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s Licence and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check are required.

Compensation and Benefits

This is an Excluded position and a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package is included.


To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter to referencing the specific competition 19-52 by the application deadline. 

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.


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