City Clerk

Department: CAO's Office

Closing Date: May 12, 2017 4:30 PM

Competition Number: 17-36

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a City Clerk.  Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the City Clerk is responsible for the direction, organization, facilitation and administration of the City’s legislative functions.  This position is designated as Corporate Officer, as outlined in the Community Charter and the Local Government Act, and acts as Chief Election Officer for all elections and referenda.  As such, the incumbent must have a sound appreciation of and sensitivity to the political issues affecting the City when dealing with representatives of the media, provincial and federal government departments, various boards and commissions and the general public.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the attached pdf job description below.


Applicants must have a university degree and 5 years’ related experience, including 3 years’ in a management supervisory role in municipal administration with sufficient professional qualifications to qualify for a certificate in local government statutory administration; or an equivalent combination of education and experience in law, preferably related to local government matters. A satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required as well as a Class 5 Driver’s Licence.

Compensation and Benefits

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


Resumes with cover letters referencing the specific competition 17-36 will be received

until 4:30 pm on Friday, May 12, 2017.

Human Resources

City of Nanaimo

455 Wallace Street, Nanaimo BC  V9R 5J6

Fax: (250) 755-4449

Drop off in person: 2nd Floor, City Hall (455 Wallace Street)


We thank all applicants for their interest; however,

only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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