City Employment

In our journey towards greater diversity, we invite applications from members of equity-seeking communities including racialized and Indigenous persons, women, persons with disabilities, persons of all gender identities, ages and sexual orientations who bring value through their lived experiences. 

We strive to provide an inclusive workplace and believe in progressive and barrier-free recruitment for all. If at any time during the application or recruitment process you require additional assistance or an accommodation, please email and we would be pleased to discuss how best to accommodate your needs.

Job Postings

Casual Clerical Opportunities

Department: Various

Closing Date: Will remain open until filled

Competition Number:

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking casual employees to provide clerical relief throughout the organization in a variety of areas which may include: Engineering and Public Works, Finance, Community Development, IT, Legislative Services and Parks, Recreation and Culture.

Duties and Responsibilities

Varies depending on the department. 


Applicants must have successfully completed Grade 12, plus a minimum 6 month Office Administration training program from an accredited educational institute or have completed first level accounting courses at a recognized College or University, equivalent to ACCT 100 (Financial Accounting I), ACCT 201 (Financial Accounting II) and FNCE 130 (Intro to Finance). An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Applicants will be able to type 50 wpm and have proficient knowledge of Word and Excel and a minimum of one year of clerical or customer service experience. Switchboard, data entry and cash handling experience are an asset.

Compensation and Benefits

These are unionized positions, starting at $28.33 per hour. There are no guaranteed hours associated with these positions. Evening and weekend work will be involved for opportunities at Parks, Recreation and Culture.

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 Casual Clerical Opportunities.

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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