My work, my city.
We’re looking for creative, innovative individuals with a passion for serving the local community and making Kelowna the best mid-sized city in North America. We’re proud to be a competitive employer with a full career offering including professional development, competitive compensation and benefits packages and a focus on workplace wellness.
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.
Reporting directly to City Council, the City Manager is the chief administrative officer of the City of Kelowna and is responsible for ensuring that Council policies and programs are properly implemented. He/she provides information, advice, and support to Mayor and Council and assists in developing policies, programs, and strategies at their direction. The City Manager also assumes full responsibility for City operations and services, providing direction and reinforcement for corporate values while upholding high ethical standards and providing leadership, inspiration, and oversight of City staff.
The Human Resources Assistant provides administrative support and coordination for various human resources department programs and initiatives.
The OCP Project Planner will work in a project management role developing, coordinating and completing technical planning work of the 2040 Official Community Plan. The position focuses on strategic land use planning and policy development (with an emphasis on urban containment, urban center development, and place-making) through the development of the City’s 2040 OCP.
The Project Architect is responsible for specific master-planning studies and capital building projects, and may include all stages through to project handover: project definition, the planning and design of building projects, the delivery of major building projects, and professional responsibility for projects.
The Project Architect will consult and involve the general public, external user groups, partners, internal stakeholders and senior management, and they will oversee the selection of consultants, manage resources and project communications. They will be responsible for master-planning, project definition, schematic design, and design development, along with major projects: preparation of construction documents, budgeting, tender, contract administration, record keeping and project evaluation. Projects may include new construction, alteration, renovation or heritage restoration primarily of buildings, but may also include urban design projects.
The Asset Manager is responsible for implementing, maintaining and improving all aspects of the corporate asset management program. This position will lead the Asset Management program and facilitate corporate adherence to its discipline, as well as: provide asset management support to the business areas, review their feedback for changes and enhancements, and coordinate implementation of approved changes through a proper change management process.
A Buyer conducts the efficient and cost-effective procurement of goods and services required by the City and the disposal of obsolete/surplus items, and is responsible for inventory replenishment, analysis and day-to-day management of inventory.