Trails Supervisor – Parks

Department: Recreation & Culture

Closing Date: Dec 08, 2023 4:30 PM

Competition Number: 23-115

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Trails Supervisor – Parks. Under the general direction of the Lead Supervisor, Parks, Trails and Natural Areas, the incumbent supervises and works with skilled and semi-skilled workers and contractors for the on site construction and maintenance of park trails and other projects as directed. The Trails Supervisor maintains technical knowledge in various trades, ensures quality control of the unit, and checks and evaluates work to ensure required results are achieved.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the job description PDF below. 


Applicants must have completion of Grade 12 and a Carpentry Foundation Certificate from an accredited educational institution or completion of a first year Carpentry Apprenticeship. A minimum of 4 years’ related experience, including 2 years’ supervisory experience is required. Possession of chainsaw certification and valid Pleasure Craft Operator Card is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Applicants must have a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence. 

Compensation and Benefits

This is a unionized position. $41.40 per hour - after Probation (Jan 2023 Rate), based on a 40 hour work week. The wage level for this position is subject to confirmation under a union/management jointly negotiated job evaluation plan. Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check and/or 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 23-115 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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