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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 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  

Police Services Support Coordinator
Dept: Police Information Management (BR272)
Posted Date: January 26, 2023
Join our dynamic Police Services team as a Police Services Support Coordinator and become a part of one of the busiest RCMP detachments in western Canada. Utilizing your varied experience in a Police Services environment you will provide support covering various administrative positions including Police Services Records Clerk, Police Services Watch Clerk, Police Services Clerk, Police Information Clerk and Police Services Coordinator.

As a flexible and highly organized, detail oriented, multi-tasker, you will transcribe statements, audit files, provide reception, process police information checks and a variety of other related tasks. This position works a rotational schedule of 4 shifts on, 4 shifts off, 12-hour day shifts and 11-hour night shifts.

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Greenhouse Term Labourer
Dept: Urban Forestry (BR174)
Posted Date: January 26, 2023
A Labourer physically assists City work crews.

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Parks Urban Forestry - Term Labourers
Dept: Urban Forestry (BR174)
Posted Date: January 30, 2023
A Labourer physically assists City work crews.

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Casual - Police Services
Dept: Police Facility Operations (BR114)
Posted Date: January 31, 2023
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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Term Equipment Operator II
Dept: Roadways Operations (BR189)
Posted Date: January 31, 2023
An Equipment Operator II operates and maintains mobile equipment according to competency standards, safety practices and regulations. Performs manual work.

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Police Services Quality Assurance Casual
Dept: Police Quality Assurance (BR113)
Posted Date: January 31, 2023
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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Police Services Records Clerk
Dept: Police Information Management (BR272)
Posted Date: February 1, 2023
As part of one of the busiest RCMP detachments in western Canada, you will be responsible for entering, correcting and maintaining information on various RCMP databases including the PRIME system. Strong teamwork, attention to detail and computer literacy are necessary to help maintain confidential files and record systems. Flexibility is essential to handle shift work (two – 12 hour days, two – 11 hour nights and 4 days off) and various work assignments including Police Services Watch Clerk and Police Services Clerk.

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Community Safety Clerk
Dept: Crime Prevention (BR251)
Posted Date: February 1, 2023
A Community Safety Clerk provides clerical and administrative support services for the Community Safety Department including direct communication with the public, external agencies, and other clients.

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Emergency Support Services Supervisor
Dept: Fire Communications and Emergency Management (BR135)
Posted Date: February 1, 2023
As the Emergency Support Services (ESS) Supervisor, you will provide leadership, direction and support for the Regional District of Central Okanagan (RDCO) ESS Team. You will ensure continuous leadership for the volunteers in order to train, practice and support the community with preparedness, response and recovery of emergencies. During EOC activations, the ESS supervisor will provide leadership to the ESS volunteers. As a part of the Kelowna Fire Department management team, this position reports directly to the Deputy Chief, Communications and Emergency Management and will support to the region’s active emergency program.

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Co-op and Career Path Student - Transportation Engineering
Dept: Transportation Engineering (BR192-1)
Posted Date: February 1, 2023
We’re looking for 2 passionate, energetic, and versatile Civil Engineering students to join our Transportation team for a 4-month Co-op and Career Path term this summer. This position performs traffic counts, collects other data and field measurements for traffic engineering and transportation planning studies.

Experience with AutoCAD, ArcGIS, Power BI and Excel would be considered assets, as well as python programming skills.

Co-op positions run from May through August. Eligible candidates will be enrolled in and returning to school in the subsequent academic year.

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Summer Student - Landfill (Main)
Dept: Solid Waste (BR183)
Posted Date: February 3, 2023
This position will assist Landfill Attendant staff in maintaining site conditions and assist the public with education on waste disposal options.

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Parks - Summer Students
Dept: Urban Forestry (BR174)
Posted Date: February 3, 2023
Summer Students work in a variety of positions that support parks-related duties to maintain the City of Kelowna’s Parks, Beaches, Sportsfields and Urban Forests (Natural Parks) during the summer season.

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Co-op and Career Path Student - Wastewater and Source Control
Dept: Water Quality and Customer Care (BR267)
Posted Date: February 3, 2023
This position will assist the Wastewater Laboratory, Source Control Technician in sampling of wastewater as well as assisting our Water Conservation program with targeted public outreach events. This is an excellent opportunity to get experience in the wastewater industry from a water quality point of view.


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Co-op and Career Path Student - Water Quality
Dept: Water Quality and Customer Care (BR267)
Posted Date: February 3, 2023
This position will assist Water Quality Lab Technicians in the sampling and analysis of potable water, creek, beach, and storm water and other related duties.

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Co-op and Career Path Student - Water Supply
Dept: Water Supply and Pump Stations (BR198)
Posted Date: February 3, 2023
Duties are related to the operation and maintenance of Water Treatment & Distribution facilities.

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Summer Student - Parking Services
Dept: Parking Services (BR252)
Posted Date: February 3, 2023
Join our Parking Services team this summer! This position performs collection and analysis of parking data including occupancy, turnover, inventory and related information to evaluate the effectiveness of existing parking programs and to assist with parking studies and planning.

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Summer Student - Property Management
Dept: Property Management (BR157)
Posted Date: February 3, 2023
Join our Real Estate team this summer! We are looking for a student to take on a diverse role that includes patrolling the Bernard Avenue pedestrian zone in the summer to report on damage, activity, and cleanliness. This includes performing litter removal and interacting with the public.

This summer term will commence anytime from May 2023 onwards until the end of August 2023.

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Labourer Term Assignments - Irrigation
Dept: Parks,Beaches and Sportsfields (BR172)
Posted Date: February 3, 2023
We are seeking flexible team-players with landscaping and irrigation installation experience to join the Parks labour pool for the 2023 season. Term assignments commencing March through to November, 2023.

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Police Services Quality Assurance Support Coordinator
Dept: Police Quality Assurance (BR113)
Posted Date: February 6, 2023
The Police Services Quality Assurance Support Coordinator position will provide support, stability and consistency to the Exhibits, Court Liaison and Crime Reviewers teams to address high volumes of work. 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 submissions to BC Prosecution Services, the disposition of court files and processing fingerprints and; Records Managements System oversight and maintenance.

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Court Liaison Officer
Dept: Police Quality Assurance (BR113)
Posted Date: February 6, 2023
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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Equipment Operator V
Dept: Roadways Construction (BR188)
Posted Date: February 7, 2023
An Equipment Operator V operates and maintains heavy mobile equipment of a complex nature according to competency standards, safety practices and regulations. Performs manual work.

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