Manager of Community Safety

Department: Community Safety

Closing Date: May 25, 2018 4:30 PM

Competition Number: 18-59

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Manager of Community Safety. Reporting to the Fire Chief and Director of Public Safety, the Manager of Community Safety is responsible for managing City service areas directed at improving community safety and security. The Manager of Community Safety plays a significant role in downtown revitalization and is responsible for the administration of City Service areas and functions under the Community Liaison unit including Bylaw, Security and Animal Control.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the attached pdf job description below.


Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Safety or a related discipline (e.g. Criminology, Sociology) supplemented by specialized training in Municipal Law and Regulation, Law Enforcement, and Community Safety. A minimum of 5 years’ experience in regulatory administration and bylaw enforcement with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a management or supervisory role overseeing enforcement and investigative personnel is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.  A Master’s Degree in a related discipline and certification or training in local government administration would be considered an asset.

A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License is required as well as 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 18-59 will be received until 4:30 pm on Friday, May 25, 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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