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.

 

Receptionist/ Clerk

The Regional District of Nanaimo is seeking a Casual Receptionist/Clerk working within various departments.

The Receptionist/Clerk will assist with providing switchboard and front counter reception, responding to and/or directing public and staff inquiries to the appropriate department or agency and receiving, sorting and distributing incoming mail and posting outgoing mail.

Other general administrative duties will include typing, scheduling of meeting rooms, filing, mail distribution, answering phones, processing departmental invoices, ordering stationery supplies and other related work as assigned.

Qualifications include a High School diploma supplemented with post-secondary education in office procedures with clerical and computer training, plus a minimum of one year’s prior job-related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Word processing, switchboard and basic office equipment experience, and general knowledge of spreadsheet and database computer applications are essential. The incumbent must have strong interpersonal, communication and people skills with the ability to deal tactfully with the public.

Maintenance Worker- Arena

The Regional District of Nanaimo is seeking a temporary part-time Maintenance Worker- Arena to work at Oceanside Place Arena. The Maintenance Worker contributes to the effective operation of the Recreation Department through the maintenance, cleaning, and preparation of facility ice. 

Lifeguard_Instructor

The Regional District of Nanaimo has an employment opportunity for permanent part 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 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.

Lifeguard_Instructor

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 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.

Aquatic Team Leader

The Regional District of Nanaimo is seeking a Permanent Full-time Aquatic Team Leader at the Ravensong Aquatic Centre.

The successful candidate will assist in the creation, planning, organization, implementation and evaluation of aquatic programs and special events. Specific duties include teaching aquatic programs (i.e. Aquafit), supporting office staff, performing and supervising custodial and operational tasks including maintenance of pool water quality as well as playing a key role in the Aquatic Centre’s Safety Program and Emergency Response Program.

Qualifications for the position include high school graduation with 1 to 3 years of pool/aquatic related experience and a Level One Pool Operator’s Certificate or an equivalent combination of training and experience. The incumbent must possess and maintain a National Lifeguard Service Award (Pool Option), Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Level II, Royal Lifesaving Society Instructor Award, CPR Certification – Basic Level – Basic Rescuer or CPR “C”, Pool Operators Certificate Level I and a Recognized First Aid Certificate/WorkSafeBC Equivalency. Strong interpersonal, communication, conflict resolution, and leadership skills, as well as supervisory experience are essential. General knowledge of office skills including keyboarding, word processing and knowledge of computer applications are also required

Director of Finance

The RDN is one of 27 regional districts in the Province of British Columbia. Regional Districts across the Province strive to ensure all provincial residents have an effective form of local government, while also representing municipal residents on regional issues.

Reporting to the General Manager, Corporate Services, the Director of Finance coordinates and plans the operations of the Finance Department. The Director oversees the Regional District’s financial and budgetary responsibilities, and coordinates and provides financial advice to the Board and Committees. The Director holds the statutory position of the officer responsible for financial administration for the Regional District. The term of the position is August 2021 - October 2022 with the possibility of extension based on operational needs.

The RDN is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Should you be interested in learning more about this unique opportunity with the RDN, please contact Harbour West Consulting at 604-998-4032 or forward your resumé, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three references, in confidence, to info [at] hwest.ca.