Social Planner

Department: Community Development

Closing Date: Jun 04, 2019 4:30 PM

Competition Number: 19-47

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Social Planner. Under the general direction of the Manager, Community & Cultural Planning, the incumbent is responsible for policy development and implementation of activities to address priorities associated with social equity, cultural diversity, and community health issues in the City. The position works collaboratively with local First Nations, Aboriginal Friendship Centres, urban Aboriginal groups and with community-based organizations, research groups, other levels of government and internal City departments.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the attached PDF job description.


Applicants must have a university degree in Urban Planning, Geography or a related field and a minimum of 3 years’ related work experience in a social planning and/or community planning position. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Additional credentials and professional experience in public engagement is desirable.

Eligibility for membership in the Planning Institute of BC is required. Applicants must possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver's Licence.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a unionized position.  $46.05 per hour - after Probation (Jan 2019 Rate), based on a 35 hour work week.  A comprehensive benefit package is included.


To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter to referencing the specific competition 19-47 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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