Zero Waste Coordinator

Department: Public Works

Closing Date: Jun 25, 2021 4:30 PM

Competition Number: 21-69

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Zero Waste Coordinator. Reporting to the Manager, Sanitation, Recycling & Cemeteries, the incumbent contributes to effective planning and operation of Sanitation Services through development, design, delivery, administration, and coordination of Solid Waste Collection and Waste Reduction programs and policies that meet the City’s goals of zero waste.  The incumbent uses data sources in conjunction with Federal and Provincial Environmental guidelines, the Regional District of Nanaimo’s Solid Waste Management Plan and best practice to bring about positive change. Working with a variety of stakeholders, including internal staff, outside organizations, residents, and Regional District staff to align goals, objectives and plans, the Zero Waste Coordinator will tackle barriers to zero waste in the community.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the attached PDF job description below.


Applicants must have a diploma in Environmental Science or a related discipline and a minimum 2 years’ demonstrated experience with environmental policy analysis, program development, public outreach, and consultation. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence is required for this position.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a unionized position.  $36.28 per hour - after Probation (Jan 2021 Rate), based on a 40 hour work week.  A comprehensive benefit package is included. The wage level for this position is subject to confirmation under a union/management jointly negotiated job evaluation plan.


To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter (.docx or PDF file format) to referencing the specific competition 21-69 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.

Related Documents



Resumes and cover letters must be submitted in either ".docx" or PDF format. File types ".doc" will not be accepted.


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