Bylaw Enforcement Officer

Department: Community Development

Closing Date: May 27, 2022 4:30 PM

Competition Number: 22-66

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Bylaw Enforcement Officer. Under the general direction of the Manager, Bylaw Services, the incumbent investigates complaints from citizens, City departments, Council, and other government agencies with respect to alleged infractions of the City’s regulatory bylaws and undertakes appropriate action to gain compliance by negotiation, Council, or Court.

Duties and Responsibilities

See the attached job description. 


Applicants must have completion of Grade 12, supplemented with courses from the Justice Institute of BC relating to criminology and investigative and conflict resolution skills (e.g. Bylaw Investigative Skills 1 and 2). A minimum 2 years’ directly related experience in the enforcement of municipal bylaws or a combination of knowledge and experience in other investigative fields is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Applicants must have a valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a unionized position.  $38.19 per hour - after Probation (Jan 2022 Rate). Hours of work: Monday to Sunday, 4 – 10 hour days, 40 hours per week.


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 22-66 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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Resumes and cover letters must be submitted in either ".docx" or PDF format. File types ".doc" will not be accepted.


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