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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.

Trails Supervisor – Parks

Position Overview
The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Trails Supervisor – Parks. Under the general direction of the Lead Supervisor, Parks, Trails and Natural Areas, the incumbent supervises and works with skilled and semi-skilled workers and contractors for the on site construction and maintenance of park trails and other projects as directed. The Trails Supervisor maintains technical knowledge in various trades, ensures quality control of the unit, and checks and evaluates work to ensure required results are achieved.
Applicants must have completion of Grade 12 and a Carpentry Foundation Certificate from an accredited educational institution or completion of a first year Carpentry Apprenticeship. A minimum of 4 years’ related experience, including 2 years’ supervisory experience is required. Possession of chainsaw certification and valid Pleasure Craft Operator Card is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Applicants must have a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence.

Additional Information
This is a unionized position. $41.40 per hour - after Probation (Jan 2023 Rate), based on a 40 hour work week. The wage level for this position is subject to confirmation under a union/management jointly negotiated job evaluation plan. 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 23-115 by the application deadline.
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Posting Date
Friday, November 17, 2023
Application Deadline
Friday, December 8, 2023
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.