Community Safety Officer (12)

Department: Community Development

Closing Date: Jul 07, 2022 4:30 PM

Competition Number: 22-98

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking 12 permanent full-time Community Safety Officers to join our new Community Safety Team. Under the general direction of the Manager, Bylaw Services, the incumbent investigates complaints from the public, 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 actions. This position focuses on providing municipal supports and responses to the community and vulnerable citizens on issues including public disorder, homelessness, addictions and mental health challenges. Incumbents will conduct highly visible day and nighttime patrols, including bike patrols, throughout the community with emphasis in the downtown area, involving extensive contact and liaison with the business community, first responders, public safety, service organizations and unsheltered citizens.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see job description PDF below.


Applicants must have Completion of Grade 12, Bylaw Compliance, Enforcement and Investigative Skills 1 and 2 from the Justice Institute of BC, and a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence. A minimum 2 years’ directly related experience in the enforcement of municipal bylaws or clinical experience working in crisis response and homeless outreach and is required for this position. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a unionized position. $38.19 per hour - after Probation (Jan 2022 Rate), based on a 40 hour work week. The wage level for this position is subject to confirmation under a union/management jointly negotiated job evaluation plan.


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 22-98 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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