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The Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) is situated within the traditional territory of several First Nations, including three that have reserves within the region: Snuneymuxw, Snaw‐Naw‐As and Qualicum. The RDN recognizes the rich cultural history of these First Nations and is committed to developing positive working relationships to the benefit of all residents of the region.


The RDN is one of 27 regional districts in the Province of British Columbia. Regional Districts across the Province strive to ensure all provincial residents have an effective form of local government, while also representing municipal residents on regional issues.

The RDN provides regional governance and services to the municipalities of Nanaimo, Lantzville, Parksville, and Qualicum Beach, as well as seven unincorporated Electoral Areas. Established in 1967, the RDN is British Columbia’s fifth most populous Regional District and home to more than 155,000 people.

The RDN is governed by a 19-member Regional Board, comprised of 12 directors from locally -elected municipal councils, and seven directors elected by Electoral Area residents. Board members also sit on a variety of regional select and standing committees for key services, as well as the RDN Committee of the Whole.


Reporting to the Manager, Information Technology (IT) Innovation & Development, the Senior Cybersecurity Analyst (SCA) is the front line of defense against cybersecurity incidents of the RDN. This role is responsible for the security of Information Technology (IT) infrastructure and Operational Technology (OT) platforms. The SCA is responsible for designing and delivering systems or services responsible for intrusion detection, protection and response. The SCA is also responsible for delivering the IT security program including related training, corporate awareness, policies, and procedures. This role is a permanent full-time excluded position.

This is an exciting, multi-faceted position for a dynamic, innovative, results-orientated cybersecurity specialist. The successful candidate must have a degree in Computer Science, Information Management or a Diploma in Information Technology augmented with formal training including a recognized designation in IT security such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or the equivalent. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of demonstrated experience in a lead role managing a security program in combination with 5 years’ experience securing email, web, cloud, on premise infrastructure, operational technology, firewalls, networks, operating systems, identities, and desktops. The preferred candidate will have a professional designation in information security, control, project management, and/or governance (e.g., CISA, CIPP, CISSP, PMP, ITIL, COBIT, CRISC, CGEIT).


The RDN is committed to employment equity, and welcomes diversity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Should you be interested in learning more about this unique opportunity with RDN, please contact Harbour West Consulting at 604-998-4032 or forward your resumé, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three references, in confidence, to


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Nanaimo, BC


  • IT System Design
  • IT Services
  • Cybersecurity
  • IT Policies and Procedures


  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Relationship Building
  • Attention to Detail
  • Client Service


Cover letter and resume via email to Harbour West

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Senior Cybersecurity Analyst