Special Projects Coordinator Wastewater - Regional District of Nanaimo

Regional District of Nanaimo

Notice of Employment Opportunity

Special Projects Coordinator Wastewater

Temporary Full Time
Wastewater Services
Competition No.: 2021-017E

About the Role
The Regional District of Nanaimo is seeking a Temporary Full-time Special Projects Coordinator - Wastewater.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the update of the Liquid Waste Management Plan (LWMP); assisting with the implementation of LWMP Programs including the SepticSmart and source control programs; updating development cost charge bylaws, collecting and analyzing information; updating and negotiating agreements; assisting with public events and public engagement and consultation; developing public information material; responding to public inquiries; preparing of terms of reference, proposal requests, tenders and contract documents; supervising, monitoring and directing consultants; and performing other related duties, as required.

The successful applicant will possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License; have knowledge of the Local Government Act, the Wastewater Systems Effluent Regulations, Municipal Wastewater Regulation, the Organic Matter Recycling Regulation; and the Sewerage System Regulation; have effective written and verbal communication skills, excellent interpersonal, conflict resolution and leadership skills with an ability to maintain positive internal and external working relationships; strong research and analytical skills; a working knowledge of word processing and computer applications; a demonstrated ability to plan, organize, develop and implement projects, plans, and programs in a systematic and timely manner; and an ability to work independently and to meet deadlines.

Position Details
This is a temporary full-time (35 Hours per week) Union Position to December 31, 2021 with the possibility of ending early or of extension based on the operational needs of the department. The (2020) hourly rate of pay is $35.26 to $37.12, plus 12.4% in lieu of benefits including vacation and statutory holidays.

A Criminal Record Check is required as a condition of employment with the Regional District of Nanaimo.


  • Degree in environmental studies, chemistry, geography, environmental planning, public administration, or related field
  • 1 to 3 years prior job-related experience
  • Experience in local government is an asset

Application Details
Please quote competition 2020-017E and submit a cover letter and resume clearly outlining your education, experience and qualifications as they relate to this position and apply online via one of the following links:

Internal Candidates
External Candidates

Applications will be accepted until:
4:00 pm, on April 16, 2021

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

Job Description

Organization: Regional District of Nanaimo
Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Category(s): Environmental Services, Sewer & Wastewater Services
Posted: March 19, 2021, 2:39 pm
Expires: April 16, 2021, 4:00 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree
Job Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years
Rate: $35.36 Hour

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