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City of Nanaimo

Manager, Subdivision/Deputy Approving Officer

Employer/Organization: City of Nanaimo

Closing: October 27th 2019 9:30 AM PST


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.

To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter to referencing the specific competition 19-89.

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