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We’re looking for creative, innovative individuals with a passion for serving the local community and making Kelowna a city of the future. We’re proud to offer a competitive compensation package including, career and professional development, paid comprehensive benefits and vacation and one of Canada’s top pension plans.

Our operations are diverse, requiring a variety of positions as well as different levels of skill and education. We value diversity and are committed to an inclusive, accessible work environment where collaboration, understanding and mutual respect bring out the best in all of us. In this way, we hire and celebrate our employees based on task capability, performance and demonstrated commitment to our core values.:

  • We innovate to make things better
  • We work as one team
  • We serve proudly
  • We lead responsibly

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Current postings  

Police Services Quality Assurance Casual
Dept: Police Quality Assurance (BR113)
Posted Date: August 11, 2022
The Police Services Quality Assurance Casual position will provide support, stability, and consistency to the Quality Assurance teams. The position will be accountable for: the security, safekeeping, and disposition of property seized by or surrendered to the RCMP; the quality assurance of all investigational files as required by the Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics (CCJS) and; the quality assurance of all Reports to Crown Counsel ensuring paperwork is processed in a timely manner for in-custody prisoners and to capture the disposition in the court file and on the accused person’s fingerprints and; Records Managements System oversight and maintenance.

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Pipelayer I
Dept: Utilities Construction (BR215)
Posted Date: November 23, 2022
A Pipelayer I installs, fits, repairs, and maintains water, sanitary, sewer, and storm drainage pipe systems.

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Term Equipment Operator II
Dept: Roadways Operations (BR189)
Posted Date: November 23, 2022
An Equipment Operator II operates and maintains mobile equipment according to competency standards, safety practices and regulations. Performs manual work.

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Court Liaison Officer
Dept: Police Quality Assurance (BR113)
Posted Date: January 5, 2023
The Court Liaison Officer is the liaison between the RCMP, Provincial and Federal Crown Counsel, all stakeholders of the Criminal Justice System, Municipal Employees, Other Federal and Provincial Agencies and the general public. This position is accountable for the quality assurance of all Reports to Crown Counsel; ensuring paperwork is processed in a timely manner for in-custody prisoners and to capture the disposition in the court file and on the accused person’s fingerprints.

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Co-op and Career Path Student Wastewater
Dept: Wastewater Treatment (BR195)
Posted Date: January 11, 2023
Assist in daily activities in the Wastewater Treatment Plant. Provide assistance to lab, operation and maintenance staff.

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Casual - Police Services
Dept: Police Facility Operations (BR114)
Posted Date: January 11, 2023
We are looking for a number of energetic and versatile individuals to provide work coverage for casual assignments within the City of Kelowna's Police Services/RCMP Detachment. This is an excellent opportunity for administrative professionals to gain experience supporting a wide range of Police Services initiatives and programs and to get your foot in the door! Casual positions may lead to permanent employment with the City of Kelowna.

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Wastewater Treatment Operator II
Dept: Wastewater Treatment (BR195)
Posted Date: January 16, 2023
Join our City of Kelowna team as a Wastewater Treatment Operator II. Our Wastewater Treatment Facility serves approximately 80 per cent of Kelowna’s population, protecting Okanagan Lake and the connected waterways.

As a Wastewater Treatment Operator II, you will monitor and make adjustments at the wastewater treatment processes and wastewater (including storm water) collection systems in compliance with all regulatory and safety regulations. You will troubleshoot equipment and perform preventative and emergency maintenance/repairs along with basic sampling and testing of wastewater quality.

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Police Services Investigative Services Support Supervisor
Dept: Police Services (BR111)
Posted Date: January 17, 2023
The Police Services Investigative Services Support Supervisor is responsible for supporting the RCMP Investigative Services Officer portfolio and the management of the Police Services Municipal Employees who provide support services to the RCMP. This position provides support and coverage to the Police Services Municipal Supervisory Team.

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Police Services Operations Support Supervisor
Dept: Police Services (BR111)
Posted Date: January 17, 2023
The Police Services Watch Support Supervisor is responsible for supervising staff, support general duty watches, assist with: processing complaints from the general public, obtaining witness statements, processing exhibits and collecting court ordered DNA samples. The position will provide support and coverage to the Police Services supervisory team.

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Co-op and Career Path Student - Communications
Dept: Communications (BR248-1)
Posted Date: January 18, 2023
This is a great opportunity for a Communications, Marketing or Digital Design student to gain practical work experience in a busy corporate communications department at the City of Kelowna. This position will work alongside the Corporate Communications team on digital projects as well as internal and external communications programs and projects.

Co-op positions run from May through August. Eligible candidates will be enrolled in and returning to school full-time in the subsequent academic year and have strong communication, teamwork, customer service, and problem-solving skills.

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Summer Student - Parking Services
Dept: Parking Services (BR252)
Posted Date: January 18, 2023
Join our Parking Services team this summer! This position performs collection and analysis of parking data including occupancy, turnover, inventory and related information to evaluate the effectiveness of existing parking programs and to assist with parking studies and planning.

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Summer Student - Property Management
Dept: Property Management (BR157)
Posted Date: January 18, 2023
Join our Real Estate team this summer! We are looking for a student to take on a diverse role that includes patrolling the Bernard Avenue pedestrian zone in the summer to report on damage, activity, and cleanliness. This includes performing litter removal and interacting with the public.

This summer term will commence anytime from May 2023 onwards until the end of August 2023.

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Co-op and Career Path Student - Accounting (Tax/Cashier)
Dept: Revenue (BR130)
Posted Date: January 18, 2023
Make the Grade! Are you looking for a chance to put your education into practice? Take it to the next level with a Co-op position with the City of Kelowna!

We’re on the hunt for passionate, energetic, and versatile individuals to fill a number of Co-op and Career Path Student positions in our Financial Services Department. Duties may include but are not limited to cashier and data processing / balancing / reconciliation, verbal and written professional communication, adherence to legislated requirements, receiving / entering / balancing municipal tax submissions, collect / record / reconcile revenue for various City departments.

Co-op positions run from May through August. Eligible candidates will be enrolled in and returning to school full-time in the subsequent academic year and have strong communication, teamwork, customer service, and problem-solving skills.

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Lifeguard - Part Time
Dept: Community and Neighbourhood Services (BR167-1)
Posted Date: January 18, 2023
Bring your NLS-Pool Option and CPR-Level C certification along with your direct lifeguarding experience and enthusiasm to our Active Living and Culture team. You will facilitate a safe and enjoyable aquatic experience at a variety of locations including: Parkinson Recreation Centre pool, City Waterpark and Ben Lee Waterpark. Schedule flexibility is a must as you would cover weekends, mornings, afternoons and/or evening swims for up to 25 hours a week.

A successful Criminal Records Check is required. Your Swim Instructor certification, aqua fitness certification, and/or other advanced instructor certifications are considered assets and may provide additional opportunities for part-time work as a Lifeguard/Lessons Instructor.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted to attend a practical assessment of their aquatic skills.

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Co-op and Career Path Student - Planning
Dept: Urban Planning (BR146)
Posted Date: January 18, 2023
Join our Development Planning team with a Co-op opportunity at the City of Kelowna! The incumbent will support various planning department initiatives working with the City’s planning team. Some of this work may include, but is not limited to, file assistance, responding to customer inquiries and managing and executing internal department projects.

Co-op positions run from May through August. Eligible candidates will be enrolled in and returning to school full-time in the subsequent academic year and have strong communication, teamwork, customer service, and problem-solving skills. 

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Police Services Quality Assurance Support Coordinator
Dept: Police Quality Assurance (BR113)
Posted Date: January 23, 2023
The Police Services Quality Assurance Support Coordinator position will provide support, stability and consistency to the Exhibits, Court Liaison and Crime Reviewers teams to address high volumes of work. The position will be accountable for the security, safekeeping and disposition of property seized by or surrendered to the RCMP; the quality assurance of all investigational files as required by the Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics (CCJS) and; the quality assurance of all submissions to BC Prosecution Services, the disposition of court files and processing fingerprints and; Records Managements System oversight and maintenance.

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Human Resources Business Partner
Dept: HR Services & EE Relations (BR141-1)
Posted Date: January 24, 2023
The Human Resources Business Partner provides general HR guidance and services to City departments including recruitment and selection of employees as well as partnering with Managers on employee relations and performance management. You will also ensure compliance with Collective Agreement requirements and other applicable legislation.

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Community Safety Advisor
Dept: Crime Prevention (BR251)
Posted Date: January 25, 2023
A Community Safety Advisor provides consultative and facilitative leadership and support in roles ranging from advocate, educator, convenor, capacity builder to coordinator. Community Safety Advisors are skill-based employees providing subject matter expertise in areas related crime prevention, community safety and sense of safety.

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Parks Urban Forestry - Term Labourers
Dept: Urban Forestry (BR174)
Posted Date: January 25, 2023
A Labourer physically assists City work crews.

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Parks - Summer Students
Dept: Urban Forestry (BR174)
Posted Date: January 25, 2023
Summer Students work in a variety of positions that support parks-related duties to maintain the City of Kelowna’s Parks, Beaches, Sportsfields and Urban Forests (Natural Parks) during the summer season.

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Security Clearance Specialist
Dept: Police Facility Operations (BR114)
Posted Date: January 25, 2023
Bring your research and problem-solving skills and join our Police Services team as a Security Clearance Specialist on a casual basis. In this position, you will conduct comprehensive investigations and interviews, analyze the information gathered, and identify risks or suitability for working at the Kelowna Detachment. The successful incumbents will conduct security clearance checks and provide recommendations to the appropriate parties.

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Police Services Support Coordinator
Dept: Police Information Management (BR272)
Posted Date: January 26, 2023
Join our dynamic Police Services team as a Police Services Support Coordinator and become a part of one of the busiest RCMP detachments in western Canada. Utilizing your varied experience in a Police Services environment you will provide support covering various administrative positions including Police Services Records Clerk, Police Services Watch Clerk, Police Services Clerk, Police Information Clerk and Police Services Coordinator.

As a flexible and highly organized, detail oriented, multi-tasker, you will transcribe statements, audit files, provide reception, process police information checks and a variety of other related tasks. This position works a rotational schedule of 4 shifts on, 4 shifts off, 12-hour day shifts and 11-hour night shifts.

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Greenhouse Term Labourer
Dept: Urban Forestry (BR174)
Posted Date: January 26, 2023
A Labourer physically assists City work crews.

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