Social Planner

City of Nanaimo

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The City of Nanaimo is a rapidly growing community with a population of approximately 90,000. Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, on the east coast of Vancouver Island, we are centrally located, about 1½ hours from Victoria and 2 hours from Vancouver by ferry. With a university and well-developed parks, recreational, cultural and social amenities, Nanaimo is truly an extraordinary place to live.

Permanent Full-Time Social Planner

(Competition 19-47)

Position Overview
The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Social Planner. Under the general direction of the Manager, Community & Cultural Planning, the incumbent is responsible for policy development and implementation of activities to address priorities associated with social equity, cultural diversity, and community health issues in the City. The position works collaboratively with local First Nations, Aboriginal Friendship Centres, urban Aboriginal groups and with community-based organizations, research groups, other levels of government and internal City departments.  

Applicants must have a university degree in Urban Planning, Geography or a related field and a minimum of 3 years’ related work experience in a social planning and/or community planning position. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Additional credentials and professional experience in public engagement is desirable.

Eligibility for membership in the Planning Institute of BC is required. Applicants must possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver's Licence.

Additional Information
This is a unionized position. $46.05 per hour - after Probation (Jan 2019 Rate), based on a 35 hour work week.  A comprehensive benefit package is included.   To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter to referencing the specific competition 19-47 by the application deadline.

For detailed information on this position and for more information on our community, please visit our website at
Posting Date

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Application Deadline
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 4:30 p.m.

Contact Information
Human Resources
City of Nanaimo
2nd Floor, 455 Wallace Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R 5J6
Phone: (250) 755-4406
Fax: (250) 755-4449

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.

Organization: City of Nanaimo
Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Category(s): Planning & Development
Posted: May 9, 2019, 8:04 am
Expires: June 4, 2019, 4:30 pm

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