City Solicitor

Department: CAO's Office

Closing Date: Jan 26, 2018 4:30 PM

Competition Number: 18-02

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time City Solicitor. Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the City Solicitor is responsible for providing professional, competent and effective legal services and representation on the full range of subjects dealt with by the Municipal Council and Municipal Corporation.  This position will provide advice on legality of the day-to-day operations and undertakings of the Municipality.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the attached pdf job description below.


Applicants must have a Bachelor of Law Degree and be a practicing member of the Law Society of British Columbia. A minimum 8 years of progressively responsible related experience practicing municipal law in a municipality or a firm providing legal services to local government, preferably in the Province of British Columbia, including 4 years in a management or supervisory role is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered. Applicants must possess a satisfactory Criminal Record Check.

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 18-02 will be received until 4:30 pm on Friday, January 26, 2018.

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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