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Human Resources

The Human Resources Division is responsible for a variety of services including policy development, recruiting and staffing, benefits and compensation, labour relations, training and development, and occupational health and safety.

Human Resources administers the City's two collective agreements as well as providing advice and assistance to City staff on labour relations issues.  Our unionized employees are represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 798 and the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 1298.

Human Resources also ensures the City is in compliance with WorkSafeBC health and safety guidelines, coordinates the City's safety program and provides advice and support to management staff and employees.

 Organization Chart for the City of Powell River

The City of Powell River has diverse workforce of over 150 people who are employed in a variety of different functions including, but not restricted to:

  • Administration (Bylaw Enforcement, records management, legislative procedure, human resources)
  • Finance (payroll, accounts payable & receivable, revenue, properties, & city stores)
  • Development Services (planning, building inspection and licensing)
  • Engineering and Operational Services (engineering projects, capital works, roads, utilities, civic properties)
  • Transportation (Transit, Airport, Harbours)
  • RCMP
  • Parks, Recreation & Culture (Recreation Complex including Evergreen Theatre, city parks, Willingdon Beach campsite)
  • Fire and Emergency Services

For information regarding the current employment possibilities with the City of Powell River, please see our Employment Opportunities page.


Manager of Human Resources
Phone: 604-485-8602    
Fax:  604-485-8628                               
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Human Resources Clerk      
Phone: 604-485-8638
Fax:  604-485-2913 
Email the Clerk                               

Occupational Health and Safety Coordinator
Phone: 604-485-8634
Fax: 604-485-2913
Email the Coordinator




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