Switchboard Operator (Permanent Part-Time)

Department: Police Services

Closing Date: Mar 16, 2018 4:30 PM

Competition Number: 18-20

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent part-time Switchboard Operator. Under the general supervision of the Manager of Police Operational Support, the Switchboard Operator performs all aspects of switchboard duties on non-emergency telephone lines; dispatches and receives radio messages; opens files; completes data entry and processes information on the Police Records Information Management Environment (PRIME).

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the attached pdf job description below.


Applicants must have completed grade 12, plus a minimum 6 month Applied Business Technology or Administrative Assistant training program at an accredited educational institution (e.g. VIU or Sprott Shaw) and a minimum of 3 months related experience is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered. Attainment and maintenance of RCMP Reliability/Security Clearance is mandatory.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a unionized position. $30.74 per hour - after Probation (Jul 2016 Rate). A comprehensive benefit package is included. This position involves shift work covering a 24-hour, 7-day operation. Extensive weekend and night shift work is required. Hours of work will be a minimum of 12 hours per week.


Resumes with cover letters referencing the specific competition 18-20 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)

Email:  employment.opportunities@nanaimo.ca


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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