BC Local Government Job Posting Service

The Regional District of Central Okanagan is an employer of choice made up of a dedicated team of people who care about the community they serve. We are located in one of the most desirable places to live in BC in the heart of the scenic Okanagan Valley.  The appeal of Okanagan Lake, the natural beauty of the surrounding hillsides and the fragrant orchards and vineyards continue to draw people to the valley.  Our lifestyle is second to none especially for those who live to enjoy the outdoors.

Park Ranger

The Parks Services Department has an opening for the full-time position of Park Ranger.  Reporting to the Manager of Parks & Resource Operations, the Park Ranger is responsible for the delivery of the Regional and Community Parks Regulatory and compliance programs.  The Park Ranger will assist with emergency response coordination, wildlife – human conflict management issues, the general upkeep of parks, and protecting our parks natural and cultural resources.  This position requires a commitment to a flexible work schedule.

To be successful in this role, you must have a diploma in Parks or Environmental Conservation Resource Management and one year experience working in Parks, or an equivalent public sector environment, enforcing bylaws and regulations, including attending hearings and giving testimony.  Completion of the Bylaw Compliance, Enforcement and Investigative Skills 2 is an asset, as well as Off Road Vehicle (ORV) training.  Certification in WHMIS, First Aid Level I and Incident Command System (ICS) 200 are required.  You must have excellent interpersonal, organization and leadership skills with the ability to communicate in a clear concise manner to effectively deal with and resolve conflicts - including those that may involve physical aggression.  You will assist in the development, coordination and delivery of Regional Parks Emergency Response and Evacuation Plan, and Regional Parks Wildlife Human Conflict Prevention Plan.  This position prepares cases for trial and testifies on behalf of the Regional District of Central Okanagan (RDCO) in legal proceedings, consulting with legal counsel.  Proficiency in MS Office, GIS, a valid BC Driver’s License and Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) are required.

This is a full-time position (40 hours/week) to commence approximately July 15, 2019, and is a member of CUPE Local 338.  We offer a salary of $32.95 per hour along with highly competitive benefits, vacation and pension package.

If your experience and education have prepared you for success in this role, we invite you to apply quoting Competition No. 1926 by 9:00 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2019 to: 

Manager of Human Resources
Regional District of Central Okanagan
1450 KLO Road, Kelowna, B.C. V1W 3Z4
Fax:  250-763-7497

We thank all candidates for their interest - only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted

Location: Kelowna, BC
Region: Okanagan Valley / Similkameen
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation,Bylaw Enforcement
Posted: June 10, 2019, 3:22 pm
Expires: June 23, 2019, 9:00 pm