Current Postings

City of Nanaimo
Fleet Maintenance Mechanic (TFT)

Discover Nanaimo - One of the oldest cities on Canada’s west coast, the City of Nanaimo is a growing, livable urban centre that still maintains its historic charm.  Situated between the mountains and the ocean on the east coast of Vancouver Island, Nanaimo is a short ferry trip away from Metro Vancouver, and a 90 minute drive from Victoria. Nanaimo is truly an extraordinary community that is home to Vancouver Island University and is rich in parks, recreational, cultural and social amenities.

Position Overview
The City of Nanaimo is seeking a temporary full-time Fleet Maintenance Mechanic. Under the general direction of the Fleet Maintenance Supervisor or Assistant Supervisor, the incumbent performs major overhauls, minor repairs, and welding to various equipment, repairs or overhauls engine and power train component parts, carries out road tests, performs preventative maintenance inspections, signs off work as a Commercial Vehicle Inspector, services the various vehicles and equipment, and writes repair orders and parts order requests.
Applicants must have completed Grade 12 or equivalent, possession of a valid BC Trade Qualification or inter-provincial Heavy Duty, Commercial Transport or Automotive Mechanics, a minimum of 2 years’ related experience, and possession of a valid BC Provincial Commercial Vehicle Inspector's Certificate. A valid BC Class 3 Driver’s Licence with air endorsement is required.
Additional Information
This is a unionized position. $40.20 - $42.32 per hour (Jan 2022 Rate), based on a 40 hour work week. The hours of work for this position are between 6:00 am to 8:00 pm, 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday. It is anticipated that this vacancy will be up to six months in duration.
Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check and/or a verification of their education credentials.
To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter (.docx or PDF file format) to referencing the specific competition 23-55 by the application deadline.
For detailed information on this position and for more information on our community, please visit our website at
Posting Date: May 11, 2023
Application Deadline: June 2, 2023 at 4:30pm

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.