Career/job opportunities

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.

Current postings

Accounting Assistant - Casual
Dept: Revenue
Posted Date: September 25, 2019

*It all adds up!*
Are you energetic, versatile, and looking for an opportunity to showcase your accounting skills? Get your foot in the door and join our Financial Services team to provide temporary work coverage on an on-call, casual basis. This is an excellent opportunity to fill casual assignments that may lead to full-time employment with the City of Kelowna.

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Deputy City Clerk
Dept: Legislative Services
Posted Date: October 30, 2019

The Deputy City Clerk is responsible for the direction, organization and administration of the City’s legislative functions including supervision and direction of administrative support required by Council, as well as strategic development and direction for the management of corporate records and information. This position assumes full statutory authority of the Officer responsible for Corporate Administration in the absence of the City Clerk, and is designated FOI “Head” (along with City Clerk).

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Corporate Finance Manager
Dept: Financial Services
Posted Date: October 30, 2019

The Corporate Finance Manager leads the City’s corporate focused financial services branches that include External Financial Reporting, Internal Controls, Division Partnerships, Treasury and Financial Project Management. This position is responsible for leading the development of Corporate financial policies, key performance indicators and the Internal Control 5 Year Strategic Plans. They will also lead the External Financial Audit and Financial Reporting and Performance Audits for the Corporation. The Corporate Finance Manager will negotiate key strategic contracts and build strong relationships with external auditors and bankers and Division Partners. This position will also cover for the Divisional Director in a variety of corporate financial matters.

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Arena/Stadium Attendant - Part Time
Dept: Arena & Stadiums
Posted Date: October 30, 2019

Our Sport & Event Services Department has an exciting opportunity for part-time Arena/Stadium Attendants! Utilize your knowledge and experience in arena and stadium operations to set up, maintain and repair arena/stadium surfaces and structures.

As a strong communicator, team player, and problem-solver, you will interact with various user groups and provide excellent customer service. The successful incumbents will require flexibility and versatility due to the nature of the position, which includes shift work and variety in work assignments.

Those candidates that do not hold their 5th Class Power Engineering (Refrigeration Endorsement) or Refrigeration Operator Certificate can be hired as Maintenance Person I which offers a salary of $26.98 per hour, plus 14% in lieu of benefits, vacation and statutory holidays. It is expected that the incumbents will obtain their required certification within a 1-year period of employment.

These are CUPE bargaining unit positions and offer a salary of $28.49 per hour, plus 14% in lieu of benefits, vacation and statutory holidays. Please note, a Criminal Record Check will be required if selected for interview.

Apply online at kelowna.ca/careers by November 12, 2019

Applicants not contacted within three weeks of the competition closing date are thanked for their interest.

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Police Services Administrative Positions
Dept: Police Services
Posted Date: October 30, 2019

Police Services Administrative Positions
Help make Kelowna the BEST!

We are looking for a number of energetic and versatile individuals to join our Police Services team at one of the busiest RCMP Detachments in Western Canada. Our current vacancies include both _permanent full time and casual assignments._ Working at the Police Services/RCMP Detachment, flexibility is essential for these positions to handle shift work (24/7 operation which includes nights, weekends and stat holidays) and various work assignments. You will bring a wide range of office/clerical experience and outstanding customer service skills along with the following:

 * Teamwork & Service Credibility
 * Excellent communication skills
 * Ability to obtain an RCMP Reliability Security Clearance
 * Typing proficiency (45 WPM) and computer literacy (MS Office preferred)

The minimum rate of pay for these CUPE Bargaining unit positions are as follows:

* Permanent Full time: $24.51 per hour - including a competitive benefits and pension package
* Casual: $18.97 per hour - plus 14% in lieu of vacations, benefits & statutory holidays

*HOW TO BE CONSIDERED:*
*IN PERSON ONLY - We want to meet you!*
*Tuesday November 12th from 11:00am to 6:00pm
Kelowna Community Theatre, 1375 Water Street, Kelowna, BC*

* _Surnames starting with the letter “A” to “M”, please come between 11:00 and 3:00pm, if possible._
* _Surnames starting with letter “N” to “Z”, please come between 2:00pm and 6:00pm, if possible._

*Important Instructions:*
## Bring an up-to-date resume, along with copies of any relevant certifications.
## Bring a current (2019) copy of your motor vehicle driving record (drivers abstract) issued either by ICBC or the Provincial Motor Vehicle Branch if applicable.
## Allow sufficient time to meet with a representative from the City of Kelowna

*Please note: If your resume is missing, your application will not be accepted.*

*IF YOU APPLY DIRECTLY THROUGH OUR WEBSITE AND DO NOT ATTEND IN PERSON, YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.*

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Property Management Manager
Dept: Property Management
Posted Date: November 6, 2019

The Property Management Manager provides branch level leadership, direction and management of a group of staff charged with negotiating and administrating the management and operating agreements as well as the leases of all forms of land and buildings for the City.

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Lifeguard - Part Time
Dept: Community and Neighbourhood Services
Posted Date: November 6, 2019

A Lifeguard guards patrons, ensures a safe work environment, and maintains aquatic facilities and equipment.

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Police Information Management Supervisor
Dept: Police Services
Posted Date: November 6, 2019

The Police Information Management Supervisor is accountable for all facets of operational records management for the City of Kelowna, Lake Country, West Kelowna and Provincial (Rural) RCMP. The Supervisor is responsible for the creation, implementation, administration and effective communication of policies and procedures to all Municipal personnel with the goal of improving records efficiency and ensuring the quality and integrity of the records management system. This position is responsible for managing and scheduling of casual employees. This position provides support and coverage to the Police Services supervisory team.

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Water Meter Service Technician
Dept: Water Quality and Customer Care
Posted Date: November 6, 2019

The City of Kelowna has an opportunity for you! Join our Utility Services Department and bring your outstanding customer service skills with you! As a Water Meter Service Technician, you’ll be providing front line customer service through maintaining, installing, testing and repairing water meters throughout the City. Having knowledge and experience in meter pit maintenance and repair, and the ability to work in confined spaces is a must. Plumbing knowledge and experience is considered an asset.

We are seeking candidates for a Full Time Permanent position, and a Full Time Term (up to 6 months) position.

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