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

Water Operations Manager
Dept: Utility Services
Posted Date: January 2, 2019

The Water Operations Manager is responsible for operations management of the City of Kelowna water utility including domestic and irrigation water supply. Plans, organizes, leads and controls water operations, and develops branch goals, standards, partnerships, policies and procedures to ensure sustainable, safe, and efficient utilization of financial, human and physical resources. Provides input and professional expertise related to overall Branch strategic plans, objectives and goals; is a representative of the Branch to City Council. This management position actively participates on corporate teams as required and is responsible for compliance with all regulatory, policy and legal infrastructure requirements.

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Casual Dispatch Operator
Dept: Fire Communications and Emergency Management
Posted Date: January 9, 2019

A Casual Dispatch Operator receives/directs and/or dispatches emergency centre calls.

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Crime Review Officer
Dept: Police Quality Assurance
Posted Date: January 9, 2019

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). The authority, mandated by the Officer in Charge of Kelowna Regional Detachment, is to provide guidance, feedback and corrective direction as required ensuring the file integrity of police investigations.

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Communications Manager
Dept: Media Relations
Posted Date: January 16, 2019

The Communications Manager is responsible for management of the Communications Department. Develops and executes the overall communications strategic direction for the organization, regional communications programs such as the Emergency Operations Center and Transportation Demand Management and coordinates city-wide communications initiatives involving multiple partners. Plans, organizes, leads and controls communications operations, and develops department strategic plans, standards, partnerships, policies and procedures to ensure sustainable and efficient utilization of financial and human resources. This senior management position will provide communications advice directly to senior leaders and Mayor and Council as required.

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Term Labourers (Civic Operations & Parks)
Dept: Civic Operations
Posted Date: January 16, 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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Landfill Scale Operator - Part-Time
Dept: Solid Waste
Posted Date: January 16, 2019

A Landfill Scale Operator weighs vehicle loads, collects and processes load fees and maintains various records for landfill operations.

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Term Equipment Operators
Dept: Civic Operations
Posted Date: January 16, 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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Gardener I
Dept: Urban Forestry
Posted Date: January 16, 2019

A Gardener I plans, designs, performs hands-on horticultural care in City parks, gardens, sports fields, nursery facilities and other green spaces, coordinates and directs other staff performing similar work, applying an advanced level of expertise in horticulture, turf management and pest management.

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