City Employment

In our journey towards greater diversity, we invite applications from members of equity-seeking communities including racialized and Indigenous persons, women, persons with disabilities, persons of all gender identities, ages and sexual orientations who bring value through their lived experiences. 

We strive to provide an inclusive workplace and believe in progressive and barrier-free recruitment for all. If at any time during the application or recruitment process you require additional assistance or an accommodation, please email and we would be pleased to discuss how best to accommodate your needs.

Victim Services Worker

Department: Police Services

Closing Date: Will remain open until filled

Competition Number: 24-24

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Victim Services Worker. Under the direction of the Manager, Police Support Services and under the Operations NCO, the incumbent assists the Senior Victim Services Worker to provide support to crime and trauma victims and witnesses, provide administrative requirements for the Victim Services Program and coordinate with other community and social agencies.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the job description PDF below. 


Applicants must have a certificate in social services or related discipline from an accredited educational institution and a minimum of 2 years’ experience in victim services in a police environment. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 

Attainment and maintenance of RCMP Reliability/Security Clearance and a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence are mandatory.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a unionized position. $38.71 per hour - after Probation (Jan 2024 Rate), based on a 35 hour work week. Hours of work will be between 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. The wage level for this position is subject to confirmation under a union/management jointly negotiated job evaluation plan.


Verification of education credentials may be required for shortlisted applicants.

To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter (.docx or PDF file format) to referencing the specific competition 24-24 by the application deadline.

The City of Nanaimo is an inclusive employer that values diversity and invites applications from all qualified individuals who are legally entitled to work in Canada. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. If shortlisted for the role and need an accommodation within the hiring process, we would be pleased to discuss how best to accommodate your needs. 

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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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