Buyer (TFT)

Department: Finance

Closing Date: Will remain open until filled

Competition Number: 22-54

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a temporary full-time Buyer. Under the direction of the Manager, Purchasing & Stores, the Buyer procures a wide variety of supplies, materials, tools, equipment, and services for City departments. This involves reviewing requisitions, preparation of tender and bid documents, vendor sourcing, bid solicitations, procurement, analysis of bids, and award recommendation. The Buyer performs administrative duties related to procurement, purchasing, and inventory of City of Nanaimo assets.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the attached PDF job description below. 


Applicants must have a Diploma in Business Administration or a Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation, and a minimum of 4 years’ purchasing experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Possession of a valid Class 5 BC Driver's Licence is required for this position.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a unionized position. $37.82 - $39.81 per hour (Jan 2022 Rate), based on a 40 hour work week. It is anticipated that this term will end on December 31, 2022.


Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check and/or a verification of their education credentials.

To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter (.docx or PDF file format) to referencing the specific competition 22-54.

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Resumes and cover letters must be submitted in either ".docx" or PDF format. File types ".doc" will not be accepted.


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