Manager, Subdivision/Deputy Approving Officer

City of Nanaimo

Discover What's Possible - The City of Nanaimo is a rapidly growing community with a population of approximately 98,000. 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

Manager, Subdivision/Deputy Approving Officer

(Competition 19-89)

Position Overview
Due to the promotion of the previous incumbent, the City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Manager, Subdivision/Deputy Approving Officer. Reporting to the Director, Development Approvals, the Manager, Subdivision/Deputy Approving Officer is responsible for the planning, organizing, direction and control of the Subdivision section of the Development Approvals Department.  The incumbent will represent the City in regards to subdivision requirements associated with land development proposals.

This role is responsible for the administration of the City’s Subdivision Control Bylaw and associated policies and regulations, including keeping the Bylaw and guidelines current with priorities set by Council and the community.

Applicants must have a University Degree in Civil Engineering or Planning or a related field. A minimum of 5 years’ related experience in subdivision design, approval, assessment, engineering, and municipal infrastructure associated with land development, including a minimum of 3 years in a management or supervisory role. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Membership or eligibility in an association such as ASTTBC, the Association of Professional Engineers, or P.I.B.C. is required. Applicants must possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check.

Additional Information
This is an excluded position and a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package is included.

Posting Date
Thursday, September 26, 2019

Application Deadline
Open Until Filled

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

To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter to referencing the specific competition 19-89. For detailed information on this position and for more information on our community, please visit our website at

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: September 27, 2019, 10:02 am
Expires: October 31, 2019, 4:30 pm

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