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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 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.

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Current postings  

Building Technician
Dept: Building Services
Posted Date: July 7, 2021
A Building Technician designs, prepares plans for, coordinates, and inspects projects involving new construction, upgrades, or renovations of municipal buildings and facilities.

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Police Services Support Coordinator
Dept: Police Facility Operations
Posted Date: July 8, 2021
A Police Services Support Coordinator provides administrative support in a relief capacity moving to numerous units within Police Services as required. The Police Services Support Coordinator is distinguished from the other clerical and administrative support classifications by the scope of the “coordination role” required to support of a number of different service areas necessitating a greater level of expertise and experience. Duties from several positions include: Police Services Clerk, Police Services Watch Clerk, Police Services Records Clerk, Police Information Clerk, and Police Services Coordinator.

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Police Services Executive Assistant
Dept: Police Services
Posted Date: July 15, 2021
Provide confidential, administrative, and reception services to the Officer in Charge (OIC), Police Services Manager, and Corporate and Client Services Officer in Police Services. The position is a liaison between the public and senior leadership to handle and/or redirect inquiries to staff, other agencies, and government departments. Must obtain and maintain Enhanced Police Security Clearance.

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Lifeguard - Part Time
Dept: Community and Neighbourhood Services
Posted Date: July 15, 2021


 
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.

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. Live, work and play in one of Canada’s fastest growing cities. Kelowna boasts miles of lake access, public areas and outdoor recreation opportunities, a vibrant downtown and cultural scene, healthy and connected neighbourhoods, and a world-renowned College and University. You’re only a quick link to the world via the Kelowna International Airport.  

Grow your career in an organization that supports employee work-life balance, professional development and a cost-free recertification program to aquatics staff. This is a CUPE bargaining unit position with an hourly rate progressing from $20.79 to $27.48 per hour plus 14% in lieu of benefits, vacation and statutory holidays. 

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

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Financial Analyst
Dept: Financial Services
Posted Date: July 19, 2021
Count on this! We are looking for experienced professionals with an accounting designation to join the Financial Services team as Financial Analysts. This dynamic team of individuals provide support for Corporate Finance and City business units.  Our Financial Analysts help manage the City of Kelowna’s finances, showcasing their superior leadership, pro-active communication, and strong technical and analytical skills while problem-solving and managing projects. This may include implementing, approving, analyzing and improving financial reporting and accounting systems as well as coordinating the work of other finance staff.


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Court Liaison Officer
Dept: Police Quality Assurance
Posted Date: July 21, 2021
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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Crime Review Officer
Dept: Police Quality Assurance
Posted Date: July 21, 2021
The Crime Review Officer position provides a quality assurance audit of all police investigational files, along with identifying the accurate and detailed classification of file scoring as required by Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics (CCJS). 

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Casual - Police Services
Dept: Police Facility Operations
Posted Date: July 21, 2021
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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Water Supply Operator II
Dept: Water Supply and Pump Stations
Posted Date: July 22, 2021
Join our Water Supply branch as an experienced Water Supply Operator II to operate, maintain, inspect, monitor and repair the City’s Water Supply, Treatment and Distribution systems.    The ideal candidate will bring their hands-on knowledge of distribution & storage facilities, water treatment systems and SCADA systems.  

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Licensing and Property Use Inspector
Dept: Business License (BR138-1)
Posted Date: July 22, 2021
We are looking for a service-oriented individual to join our Business Licensing team to carry out the inspection of businesses and various premises to ensure compliance of the City’s regulations pertaining to business licensing and property use. The Licensing and Property Use Inspector will perform a variety of technical, regulatory, and administrative functions related to Business Licensing. 

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Cemetery Coordinator
Dept: Parks Services
Posted Date: July 22, 2021
A Cemetery Coordinator manages the day to day Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery administrative systems, product sales, and coordinates interment services with Funeral Directors and families in a sensitive environment.

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Security Clearance Specialist
Dept: Police Facility Operations
Posted Date: July 23, 2021
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.

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. Live, work and play in one of Canada’s fastest growing cities. Kelowna boasts miles of lake access, public areas and outdoor recreation opportunities, a vibrant downtown and cultural scene, healthy and connected neighbourhoods, and a world-renowned College and University. You’re only a quick link to the world via the Kelowna International Airport.  

Grow your career in an organization that supports employee work-life balance and career and professional development. This is a CUPE bargaining unit position with an hourly rate progressing from $35.80 to $38.16 per hour plus  14% in lieu of benefits, vacation and statutory holidays. 

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Bylaw Services Manager
Dept: Bylaw Services
Posted Date: July 23, 2021
The Bylaw Services Manager strategically develops and implements the direction of enforcement policy to deliver on Council and Corporate priorities as they relate to community safety and improved community standards. The Branch, led by the Manager, is responsible for leading bylaw enforcement personnel and directing activities for all municipal bylaws covering a spectrum of disciplines including property use, community safety initiatives, traffic, parks and open spaces, etc. The Manager is the primary liaison to coordinate efforts with internal departments as well as external agencies. Other responsibilities include the coordination of community and partnership liaison for community safety, harm reduction, and outreach activity. 

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