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Be part of creating a city of the future

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  

Casual - Police Services
Dept: Police Facility Operations (BR114)
Posted Date: May 13, 2022
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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Lifeguard - Part Time
Dept: Community and Neighbourhood Services (BR167-1)
Posted Date: July 6, 2022
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 WSI 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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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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Project Architect - 3 Year Term
Dept: Parks and Building Planning (BR173)
Posted Date: September 7, 2022
Help create Kelowna as a City of the Future. Our diverse and dynamic team strives to innovate to make things better, work as one team, serve proudly, and lead responsibly. The City of Kelowna seeks a talented and committed individual to lead a variety of community projects within our multi-disciplinary infrastructure planning team on a three-year term basis. With a diverse knowledge in the principles of architecture, urban design, and sustainable building practices, you will have the opportunity to show leadership in planning public buildings and civic facilities that support the vision of a great and sustainable mid-sized City.

Broad experience in architecture and the built environment, facilities planning, urban design, and sustainable building practices will be important in the planning of civic buildings and spaces that support the City vision. You will lead projects through planning and design phases in a wide spectrum of building types, including civic offices, fire, police and utility services, recreation amenities, heritage properties and urban planning.

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Police Information Clerk
Dept: Police Information Management (BR272)
Posted Date: September 21, 2022
Join us as a Police Information Clerk and become a part of one of the busiest RCMP detachments in western Canada. Use your superior customer service and communications skills to provide front-counter service and phone reception to the general public. Utilize your training and experience to provide administrative and other support for police needs at the detachment.

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Recreation Technician - Part Time
Dept: Community and Neighbourhood Services (BR167-1)
Posted Date: September 21, 2022
Building a Healthy Community!

The Active Living & Culture division provides over 4,000 programs and services that support the health, fitness, and leisure pursuits of residents of Kelowna.

We are currently seeking Part-time Recreation Technicians to assist in the development and delivery of various activities such as group child care, sporting leagues and tournaments, multi-age recreation programming, events, volunteer management, cultural service support, community development, and recreation centre facility operations.

This is an active, community-focused role where your creativity and experience using publishing software is an asset for creating brochures and advertising our programs. Excellent customer service skills, the ability to problem-solve, and the flexibility to work varied shifts are essential in assisting customers of all ages.

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Security Clearance Specialist
Dept: Police Facility Operations (BR114)
Posted Date: September 26, 2022
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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Computer Support Technician - Police Services
Dept: Police Client Services (BR112)
Posted Date: September 28, 2022
We are looking for an innovative team player to join our dynamic Police Services Team as a Computer Technician. You will support the RCMP and Police Services with their software/hardware needs and resolve computer/equipment problems. This includes installs, troubleshooting, maintenance, backup, and testing.

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Building Technician
Dept: Asset and Facilities (BR156-3)
Posted Date: September 28, 2022
Build a strong City! With over a hundred buildings, facilities and properties to manage, we are seeking an experienced Building Technician to join our Building Services team. This role is heavily involved with all life stages of our municipally owned building and facility assets. As the successful candidate you will be responsible for project development & coordination of various building renewals, technical reviews, construction support, asset management support, and condition assessments, in a collaborative team environment.

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Energy Specialist - Three year term
Dept: Energy Management (BR156-4)
Posted Date: September 28, 2022
The Energy Specialist reports to the Energy Manager and is responsible for supporting the development and implementation of the Energy Management Program. This includes gathering energy management-related information, analyzing information and utility data to identify opportunities and priorities, as well as project implementation. The position also includes assisting in the development of policies and guidelines regarding energy usage. The incumbent must work cooperatively and liaise with a variety of other City managers, staff, contractors and outside agencies, including but not limited to FortisBC.

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