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

Term Labourers (Civic Operations & Parks)
Dept: Civic Operations
Posted Date: January 30, 2019

We are seeking Labourers for temporary full-time seasonal positions in our various departments in Civic Operations.

Our Labourers perform general duties such as: assisting City crews, clean up and maintenance, and physical work.

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Term Equipment Operators
Dept: Civic Operations
Posted Date: January 30, 2019

We are seeking Equipment Operators for temporary full-time seasonal positions.

Equipment Operators operate and maintain heavy mobile equipment of a complex nature according to proper competency standards, safety practices and regulations. The role also performs manual work.

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Accounting Assistant - Casual
Dept: Revenue
Posted Date: March 20, 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.

Please note: this posting may remain open until filled. Preference will be given to candidates who apply by March 31, 2019. After this date, applications will be reviewed on a monthly basis to fill ongoing or upcoming vacancies.

All applicants are thanked for their interest. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Casual - Police Services
Dept: Police Information Management
Posted Date: March 20, 2019

The best way to get your foot in the door!

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! Casual positions may lead to permanent employment with the City of Kelowna.

Please note: this posting may remain open until filled. Preference will be given to candidates who apply by Mar 31, 2019. After this date, applications will be reviewed on a montly basis to fill ongoing or upcoming vacancies.

All applicants are thanked for their interest - only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

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License & Bylaw Enforcement Officer
Dept: Bylaw Services
Posted Date: April 10, 2019

The City’s Licensing and Bylaw Department investigates 11,000 bylaw complaints annually about a variety of issues from traffic to business license violations. Apply your conflict resolution, problem solving and communication skills, and work closely with the public, RCMP, Court officials and other municipal staff to resolve infractions.

Use your post-secondary training in Bylaw Enforcement Investigation and experience in bylaw or other related law enforcement to investigate and resolve complaints of bylaw infractions while ensuring compliance of municipal bylaws with professionalism and impartiality.

This is a CUPE bargaining unit position and offers a starting hourly rate of $34.09 with an accelerated 5-step progression to $39.30 per hour. We offer career/professional development, progressive employment practices, and a highly-competitive and comprehensive benefits package which includes membership to a top Pension Plan in Canada. Help Kelowna become the best mid-sized city in North America! Join an active, vibrant community where we put people first.

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Business Systems Analyst
Dept: Systems Development
Posted Date: April 11, 2019

Do you believe in the power of data to help shape a stronger community?
If the answer is yes, we are looking for you! Become an important part of our team as an experienced business systems analyst with superior analytical, technical, and problem-solving skills. Our Information Services team is diverse and readily equipped to support the growth of our city. You are able to liaise with all business units to apply creativity and innovation and implement cost effective solutions across a wide range of business applications. You will partner with stakeholders to understand business needs, translate business needs into actionable analytic plans and perform strategic analysis to improve business effectiveness.

Qualifications include:

• A four-year Bachelors degree in Computer Science from a recognized post-secondary institution
• Proficient and experienced with relational databases and SQL
• Experience with implementing and maintaining solutions such as TEMPEST would be an asset
• Very strong understanding of business and technology goals and objectives of a project, understand business processes and have the ability to elicit and recognize business problems to be solved
• Imaginative, pro-active, and self-motivated work style with proven ability to effectively manage multiple projects and changing priorities
• Commitment to keep current with new technologies and skill sets
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships both independently and as part of a team

This is a CUPE bargaining unit position and offers an hourly rate of $38.33 to $43.97 per hour with an opportunity to flex your hours, along with a comprehensive benefits package that averages 15% more in value.

The City of Kelowna is a dynamic team of employees working together to make Kelowna the best mid-sized city in North America. Come work, play and live in Kelowna, a four-season destination and enjoy the many cultural amenities, direct access to exceptional mountain biking, water sports, skiing, golfing and Kelowna’s easy connection to the world through our International Airport.

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Business Systems Analyst
Dept: Systems Development
Posted Date: April 11, 2019

Does the world of maps and data excite you?
We are looking for an experienced systems developer with superior analytical, technical and problem-solving skills. As an important part of our team of data specialists, you will design, develop and integrate our Geographic Information System (GIS) into cost effective solutions across a wide range of business applications.

Qualifications include:
• A Bachelors degree in GIS, Computer Science or equivalent education in GIS, along with progressive relevant experience
• Experience developing map-based applications and interfacing to a GIS
• Knowledge and experience with ESRI GIS software including ArcGIS Desktop, ArcSDE, ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Online, Collector and Survey123
• Proficient and experienced in application development using CSS, HTML & JavaScript, RESTful web services and languages such as Cold Fusion, Python and .NET
• Experience with relational databases and SQL programming
• Familiarity with FME, AutoCAD and Cityworks AMS & PLL would be an asset
• Demonstrated map making and cartographic skills
• Excellent time management skills to handle multiple projects
• Commitment to keep current with new technologies and skill sets
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships both independently and as part of a team

This is a CUPE bargaining unit position and offers an hourly rate of $38.33 to $43.97 per hour with an opportunity to flex your hours, along with a comprehensive benefits package that averages 15% more in value.

The City of Kelowna is a dynamic team of employees working together to make Kelowna the best mid-sized city in North America. Come work, play and live in Kelowna, a four-season destination and enjoy the many cultural amenities, direct access to exceptional mountain biking, water sports, skiing, golfing and Kelowna’s easy connection to the world through our International Airport.

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HR Services Manager
Dept: HR Health, Safety & Labour
Posted Date: April 17, 2019

The HR Services Manager provides comprehensive human resources services, guidance, support and leadership in recruitment, employee/labour relations, job evaluation, policy and procedure, change management, team building, training, succession planning, and strategic advice on human resources.

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Property Officer II
Dept: Property Management
Posted Date: April 17, 2019

The City processes over 250 land transactions a year in support of the development of city projects such as roads, parks and civic facilities. Use your talents to evaluate, appraise, buy, sell and lease/rent land and buildings on behalf of the City.

As an experienced leader, problem solver, communicator and negotiator with related post-secondary diploma or degree, you will be relied on as the City’s technical expert when providing advice to City departments and the general public on all municipal land matters.

Candidates must be eligible for membership in Real Estate or Appraisal Institutes (RIBC, AACI), BOMA or International Right of Way Association (IRWA).

The City of Kelowna is a dynamic team of employees working together to make Kelowna the best mid-sized city in North America. Come work, play and live in Kelowna, a four-season destination and enjoy the many cultural amenities, direct access to exceptional mountain biking, water sports, skiing, golfing and Kelowna’s easy connection to the world through our International Airport.

We offer career/professional development, progressive employment practices including an “earned day off program”. This is a CUPE bargaining unit position and offers a salary range starting from $34.09 per hour with a 5-step progression to $39.30 per hour and includes a competitive benefits and pension package.

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Traffic Officer and Meter Technician
Dept: Parking Services
Posted Date: April 17, 2019

The City of Kelowna is currently looking for an individual to join our team as an experienced Traffic Officer and Meter Technician. To be successful you will be a team player, strong problem solver, excellent communicator, and self-starter. In addition, you must have successfully completed the Bylaw Enforcement Level I Program along with your Electronics Diploma.

In this position, you will use your strong customer service skills, knowledge and experience to perform parking enforcement functions along with maintaining and repairing parking meters, parking control equipment and devices.

*Please note that those applicants that currently hold an electronics diploma but are not fully qualified as a Traffic Officer and Meter Technician may be considered for a training opportunity. Training Opportunity hourly rates will apply.

The City of Kelowna is a dynamic team of employees working together to make Kelowna the best mid-sized city in North America. Come work, play and live in Kelowna, a four-season destination and enjoy the many cultural amenities, direct access to exceptional mountain biking, water sports, skiing, golfing and Kelowna’s easy connection to the world through our International Airport.

We offer career/professional development, progressive employment practices and a great work environment. This is a CUPE bargaining unit position and offers a rate of $32.95 per hour (based on a 40 hour work week) including a competitive comprehensive benefits package.

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Financial Analyst - Term up to 18-months
Dept: Payroll & Internal Controls
Posted Date: April 18, 2019

A Financial Analyst implements, approves, analyzes and improves financial reporting and accounting systems. Coordinates the work of other financial services staff.

Please note, those not fully qualified may be considered for a training opportunity wherein training rates would apply. The minimum requirements for consideration are that you expect to complete the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP) and achieve your CPA designation within 1-year.

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