Supervisor of Facility Maintenance

City of Nanaimo

The City of Nanaimo is a rapidly growing community with a population of approximately 89,000.  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 affordable housing, a university and well-developed parks, recreational, cultural and social amenities, Nanaimo is truly an extraordinary place to live.

Supervisor of Facility Maintenance
(Competition 18-126)

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Supervisor of Facility Maintenance. Under the general direction of the Manager of Civic Facilities, the incumbent supervises maintenance staff engaged in the operation and maintenance of civic facilities, pools, community centres and other recreation facilities and activity centres. The incumbent supervises a group of skilled and semi-skilled workers, trades people, internal staff and contractors engaged in mechanical, welding, carpentry, electrical and painting, ensuring that the preventative maintenance program is carried out. These facilities operate with refrigeration, HVAC, pool filtration, plumbing, mechanical, electrical and structural systems.

Grade 12 and a Trades Qualification in Millwright, HVAC Mechanic, Plumbing or another related building and facility maintenance trade is required. Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the operation and maintenance of civic and recreation facilities such as community centres, administration buildings and aquatic facilities including 1 year of supervisory experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Applicants must be able to obtain Pool Operators Certification Level 1 & 2 and Chlorine Handlers Certification within one year. A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check are required for this position.

This is a unionized position. $39.10 per hour - after Probation (Jan 2018 Rate), based on a 40 hour work week.  A comprehensive benefit package is included.  

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

Resumes with cover letters referencing the specific competition 18-126 will be received
until 4:30 pm on Monday, January 7, 2019.

Human Resources
City of Nanaimo

455 Wallace Street, Nanaimo BC  V9R 5J6
Fax: (250) 755-4449
Drop off in person: 2nd Floor, City Hall (455 Wallace Street)

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates
selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Organization: City of Nanaimo
Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Category(s): Facilities Maintenance
Posted: December 7, 2018, 10:43 am
Expires: January 7, 2019, 4:30 pm

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