Manager of Sanitation, Recycling & Public Works Administration (Temporary Full-Time)

Department: Engineering and Public Works

Closing Date: Mar 16, 2018 4:30 PM

Competition Number: 18-29

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a temporary full-time Manager of Sanitation, Recycling & Public Works Administration. The incumbent will ensure that productive and efficient services are provided for street sweeping, street side sanitation, municipal and/or contractor provided solid waste programs and services. The Manager directs and manages the provision of solid waste related public relations and education campaigns, plans and controls work functions, contractors, volunteers and staff involved in a broad spectrum of programs and services. Negotiates and manages service and equipment contracts and is accountable for ensuring services and associated amenities are delivered in accordance with legislated and/or operational and/or contractual requirements, City policy and environmental and safety legislations.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the attached pdf job description below.


A bachelor’s degree in engineering or a diploma from an accredited technical institute in an engineering discipline is required. Applicants must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in project management, budgeting, employee relations, planning and administrative management including extensive knowledge in solid waste, including 3 years’ in a management supervisory role. An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.

Applicants must be eligible for membership in the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists (BC) or with Applied Science Technologists and Technicians (BC). Eligibility for membership in Canadian Public Works Association / Coast Waste Management Association is also required. A satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required as well as possession of a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence.

Compensation and Benefits

This is an Excluded position and a competitive salary is included. It is anticipated that this vacancy will be up to 14 months in duration.


Resumes with cover letters referencing the specific competition 18-29 will be received until 4:30 pm on Friday, March 16, 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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