HR Associate – Disability Management/OHS – City of Nanaimo

6 June 2023

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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.

HR Associate – Disability Management/OHS

Position Overview
The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time HR Associate – Disability Management/OHS. Reporting to the Manager, Occupational Health and Safety, the HR Associate – Disability Management/OHS is responsible for providing effective occupational disability management and administrative support for return to work processes. This position is responsible for assisting the OHS Manager in the coordination of the Psychological Health and Safety management system and administrative support for the City of Nanaimo’s EFAP program.

Applicants must have a Diploma in Rehabilitation and Disability Management or a related field from a recognized educational institution, as well 3 years’ recent, related experience in a disability management or rehabilitation setting. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Experience in developing and maintaining a psychological health and safety management system would be considered an asset.

Additional Information
This is a salaried position, based on a 35 hour work week, and relocation assistance may be provided to the successful applicant. For detailed information regarding the salary range and benefit package, please call 250-755-4406. 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 23-44. For detailed information on this position and for more information on our community, please visit our website at

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.

Posting Date June 5, 2023

Application Deadline Open until filled 

Contact Information
Human Resources
City of Nanaimo
2nd Floor, 455 Wallace Street
Nanaimo, BC  V9R 5J6
Phone: (250) 755-4406
Fax: (250) 755-4449