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Be part of creating a city of the future

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  

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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General Manager, Infrastructure
Dept: Infrastructure
Posted Date: July 29, 2021
The General Manager, Infrastructure is responsible for leading the Infrastructure Division through strategic leadership, management, financial oversight, and administration of a broad service delivery and operations portfolio. Part of the senior leadership team (SLT), this positions provides critical leadership to Infrastructure Delivery, Integrated Transportation, Infrastructure Operations, and Utility Services departments ensuring the City provides cost effective and high value services to the citizens of Kelowna. Manage the City’s infrastructure and operations strategic plans, asset management, human resources, and adhere to legislation, and support the City Manager to provide advice and direction on infrastructure and operational matters for Mayor and Council. 

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Wastewater Millwright
Dept: Wastewater Treatment
Posted Date: September 2, 2021
We are looking for an experienced Millwright to join our Wastewater team.  As a successful applicant you will be responsible for designs, lay outs, installs, maintenance, repairs, rebuilds and troubleshooting of industrial machinery and mechanical equipment in City facilities and other operations.
 
Our ideal candidate has related experience, preferably within a similar industry, and is a strong team player with excellent problem-solving and customer service skills. A Millwright Trade Ticket and Class 5 Driver’s licence are required.
 
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 of $36.68 per hour plus employer-paid comprehensive benefits, paid vacation and one of Canada’s top pension plans. 
 

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Legal & Administrative Coordinator
Dept: Strategic Investments
Posted Date: September 3, 2021
Do you have a passion for working in Real Estate and Public Service? Join our Real Estate team and make a difference! The Legal and Administrative Coordinator manages departmental administrative systems and office services, ensuring that day-to-day administration of the senior manager’s office is professional and efficient. This role also provides real estate and legal administrative support including reviewing legal documents for accuracy and adherence to legal best practices, liaising with internal and external legal service providers, and submission and registration of legal documents.

The successful candidate will have a post-secondary certificate in a legal secretary or paralegal program, relevant legal / real estate experience and have strong attention to detail and communication skills.

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.  

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Senior Project Manager (Infrastructure Delivery)
Dept: Infrastructure Delivery
Posted Date: September 8, 2021
The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the delivery of City Infrastructure Projects and will oversee the selection of consultants, manage resources, oversee project communications, preliminary design, detailed design, budgeting, tender preparation, construction, contract administration, record keeping and project evaluation. Projects may include new construction, renewal, alteration, rehabilitation or improvements to underground utilities, transportation infrastructure, parks, buildings and facilities. As the Senior Project Manager you will take professional responsibility for projects and seal drawings as required. 
 

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Skate Patrol/Ticket seller
Dept: Community and Neighbourhood Services
Posted Date: September 8, 2021
The City of Kelowna is looking for part-time Skate Patrol/Ticket Seller staff to monitor public skating activities, ensure safety and COVID related regulations at City arenas.  You have a courteous, friendly manner with the ability to use good public relations and communications skills, handling cash transactions, along with a strong skating ability. A recognized first aid certificate is essential.

This position is for a part-time/term assignment from approximately October 2021 to March 2022.

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HR Disability Coordinator (2-Year Term)
Dept: Compensation and Benefits
Posted Date: September 8, 2021
The HR Disability Coordinator provides disability management services including the coordination and administration of both self-insured and fully insured short-term sick leave, long-term disability programs, and WorkSafeBC claims. The Coordinator also manages accommodations, the request process, and participates in the implementation and communication of the city’s wellness programs and events. 

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Communications Advisor
Dept: Communications Department
Posted Date: September 10, 2021
Lead the conversation on the future of our city! 

Are you an experienced communications professional looking for new challenges and creative opportunities? Join the Communications Department at the City of Kelowna, where you will support City-led projects and programs that deliver services to citizens and advance community vision. A Communications Advisor leads communications and community engagement on projects that advance the City’s strategic priorities through a corporate service delivery model. You will have key internal business partners within the City that you guide, support and deliver a full suite of services, from media event planning to issue management, to internal and external communications strategies and tactics for both traditional and digital channels. 

Engage your strong writing, research and interpersonal skills to develop and implement communication plans, public participation strategies and public awareness campaigns. As a creative communicator with both tactical and strategic experience, you can move seamlessly from defining goals, to analyzing audiences and risks, to creating the in-market collateral for a variety of channels. Flexibility to balance priorities and multiple projects is critical, as you will have multiple business partners you support in your portfolio. 

The successful candidate will have a university degree in Communications or Public Relations and will have at least four years of related employment experience that includes public engagement, strategic communications, media relations, issues management and social media. Experience in web content management, design software and digital engagement tools will be preferred.

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Police Services Records Coordinator
Dept: Police Information Management
Posted Date: September 15, 2021
As part of one of the busiest RCMP detachments in western Canada, the Police Services Records Coordinator will be responsible for planning, organizing, and supporting Information Management operations. Bring your experience in police services, records management and coordinating staff to function as a team leader for staff and be a key point of contact for our client the RCMP and the Information Management Supervisor in a 24/7 environment. Flexibility is essential to handle shift work (two - 12 hour days, two - 11 hour nights and 4 days off).

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