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Executive Assistant, Police Services

Department: Police Services

Closing Date: May 17, 2024 4:30 PM

Competition Number: 24-59

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Executive Assistant, Police Services. Reporting to the Director, Police Services and taking direction from the Officer in Charge of the Nanaimo RCMP detachment on day-to-day matters, the Executive Assistant, Police Services provides a wide range of administrative support to the Detachment Senior Management Team (SMT) and manages the day-to-day operation of the OIC’s office. The incumbent is required to maintain confidentiality in all matters of a sensitive, political or controversial nature and is responsible for maintaining confidential records and personnel files as they pertain to the RCMP. The Executive Assistant, Police Services exercises considerable independence of action and judgement when dealing with RCMP members, department heads, employees and the general public.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the job description PDF below.


Applicants must have a Diploma in Business Administration or related field from a recognized educational institution and a minimum of 2 years’ related experience in an administrative position, preferably in a policing environment; or a minimum six month Office Administration training program from a recognized educational institution and a minimum of 3 years’ related experience in an administrative position, preferably in a policing environment. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Possession of a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License and attainment and maintenance of RCMP Reliability/Security Clearance is mandatory.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a permanent full-time exempt position offering 35 hours of work per week, with the salary range of $74,834.89 to $79,611.58 as well as a competitive benefits package.


Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo 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 24-59 by the application deadline. 

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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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