Regional District of Nanaimo | Human Resources & Employment

Employment Opportunities

Employment

Collective bargaining, labour relations and human resources activities for RDN employees are managed under the Corporate Services umbrella. The department oversees selection & recruitment, training and development, and compensation and benefits administration services for all employees of the District.

 

Aquatic Maintenance Worker

The Regional District of Nanaimo has an employment opportunity for a permanent part-time position of Aquatic Maintenance Worker at the Ravensong Aquatic Centre (RAC) in Qualicum Beach.

Reporting to the Superintendent, Aquatic Services, the successful candidate will assist in the maintenance of all areas of the Aquatic Centre, including the exterior, grounds and signage, building security, routine maintenance of the Centre’s operating systems and equipment, water testing and treatment, facility set-up and other duties as required.  

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications include Grade 12 diploma plus a Pool Operators Level 1 Certificate and Building Maintenance Course with 1 to 3 years prior job-related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience. 

The incumbent must possess standard first aid courses, knowledge of WHMIS and safe work procedures. Good communication skills with the ability to deal effectively with the public, as well as the ability to work both independently and as a team member.

POSITION DETAILS

This is a Permanent Part Time (20 hours per week, primarily weekends and evenings) Union Position. The (2021) rate of pay is $31.03 to $32.67 per hour. This position offers an attractive benefits package as provided within the current Collective Agreement between the Regional District of Nanaimo and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 401.

Payroll Coordinator

The Regional District of Nanaimo is seeking a Permanent Full Time Payroll Coordinator with Finance in the Corporate Services Department.

Reporting to the Manager of Accounting Services, the incumbent researches and updates payroll business processes and recommends policy and procedure systems that improve efficiencies and internal controls based on best practices and regulatory requirements including working closely with departments to design and implement payroll time entry and reporting processes. Responsible for updating employee Master File information, maintaining employee files and ensuring information is secured and dealt with in confidence as required.  Ensures preparation of routine journal entries on a timely basis

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications include a University Degree in a related discipline such as Business or Accounting. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Registration and membership with the Canadian Payroll Association and must have a Certified Payroll Manager Certificate. Five (5) years recent related experience in payroll, plus 2 years experience in a supervisory capacity.

POSITION DETAILS

This is a Permanent Full Time Union Position (up to 35 hours per week) with varying hours of work. The (2021) rate of pay is $43.54. The position offers an attractive benefits package as provided within the collective agreement between the Regional District of Nanaimo and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 401.

Lifeguard_Instructor

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Regional District of Nanaimo has an employment opportunity for permanent full time Lifeguard Instructors at the Ravensong Aquatic Centre in Qualicum Beach.

The successful candidates will assist in the creation, planning, organization, implementation and evaluation of aquatic programs and special events. Duties include leading and instructing a variety water-based exercise classes (i.e. Aquafit), enforcing pool rules and pool safety for the public, routine preventative maintenance and safety checks, implementation of the facility’s emergency response program, providing first aid services and supporting office staff.

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications include high school graduation, with one year of pool/aquatic related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Applicants must possess and maintain the following certifications:

  • National Lifeguard Award (Pool Option)
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
  • CPR Certification - Basic Rescuer or CPR “C” & AED
  • Recognized First Aid Certification/WorkSafeBC Equivalency.

Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills. General knowledge of office skills including keyboarding, word processing and knowledge of computer applications are also required.

POSITION DETAILS

This is a permanent full-time (40 Hours per week) Union Position. The (2020) rate of pay is $20.90 per hour. Hours of work vary, and weekend work is required. The position offers an attractive benefits package as provided within the collective agreement between the Regional District of Nanaimo and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 401.

Cybersecurity Analyst

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Regional District of Nanaimo has an employment opportunity for Cybersecurity Analyst.

The Senior Cybersecurity Analyst (SCA) is the front line of defense against cybersecurity incidents of the RDN. This role is responsible for the security of Information Technology (IT) infrastructure and Operational Technology (OT) platforms. The SCA is responsible for designing and delivering systems or services responsible for intrusion detection, protection and response. The SCA is also responsible for delivering the IT security program including related training, corporate awareness, policies, and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate must have a degree in Computer Science, Information Management or a Diploma in Information Technology augmented with formal training including a recognized designation in the information or IT security such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or the equivalent and professional designations in information security, control and governance (e.g. CISA, CIPP, CISSP)

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of demonstrated experience in a lead role managing a security program in combination with 5 years experience securing email, web, cloud, on premise infrastructure, operational technology, firewalls, networks, operating systems, identities, and desktops. The preferred candidate will have a recognized designation in IT security (e.g., Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or the equivalent) with a professional designation in information security, control, project management, and/or governance (e.g., CISA, CIPP, CISSP, PMP, ITIL, COBIT, CRISC, CGEIT).

General Manager, Planning & Development

The General Manager, Planning and Development (the General Manager) directs, coordinates, plans and oversees staff activities related to a highly diverse
portfolio that includes community planning, regional growth management, building inspection, bylaw enforcement, and energy and sustainability functions.
Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer and as a member of the Regional District of Nanaimo’s leadership team, the General Manager also provides
professional advice to the Board and Committees as it relates to the service areas, and carries out the relevant policy direction of the Board. In order to
effectively deliver services and provide sound advice to the Board, the General Manager must also work closely and collaboratively with all members of the
RDN, as well as other partners such as local First Nations and the provincial government, among others.


As the ideal candidate, you are a proven leader with a passion for public service. You are a creative, innovative and strategic thinker, an outstanding communicator,
and have a demonstrated track record in working collaboratively with a wide variety of partners in order to develop sustainable solutions. A contemporary
leader, you are well-versed in effecting change to improve operations and service delivery. You have a reputation for being an experienced manager who can lead
and engage a diverse team of functional professionals and experts, and coach and mentor for future succession. In addition, you bring an exceptional reputation
for achieving results in a multi-stakeholder environment, taking a systems view of issues. Your years of taking on progressively senior roles are augmented by a
degree in planning, architecture or similar. A Registered Professional Planning designation is required.


This is a very unique and diverse portfolio that has a real impact on a growing and highly desirable region. If this is the next step in your professional career,
please visit our website and submit your application to Allison Rzen and Maggie Ow at www.pfmsearch.com.

Lifeguard/Instructor

The Regional District of Nanaimo has an employment opportunity for a casual Lifeguard/Instructor at the Ravensong Aquatic Centre in Qualicum Beach.

The successful candidate will assist in the creation, planning, organization, implementation and evaluation of aquatic programs and special events. Duties include leading and instructing a variety water-based exercise classes (i.e., Aquafit), enforcing pool rules and pool safety for the public, routine preventative maintenance and safety checks, implementation of the facility’s emergency response program, providing first aid services and supporting office staff.

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications include high school graduation, with one year of pool/aquatic related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Applicants must possess and maintain the following certifications:

  • National Lifeguard Award (Pool Option)
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
  • CPR Certification - Basic Rescuer or CPR “C” & AED
  • Recognized First Aid Certification/WorkSafeBC Equivalency.

Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills. General knowledge of office skills including keyboarding, word processing and knowledge of computer applications are also required.