BC Local Government Job Posting Service


Building Services

Are you a journeyman-level Plumber/Gasfitter with experience providing installation, maintenance and repair work on plumbing, heating, gas and other related equipment?  Do you have a passion for providing quality results along with outstanding customer service? Join our Building Services Team with the City of Kelowna and provide integral services to City maintained buildings and infrastructure. 

Duties include regular installation, maintenance and repair work on building piping systems and components as well as similar work on backflow assemblies and boiler associated equipment.  We are seeking a candidate who ensures applicable codes, regulations, methods and standard and safe operating practices are followed, as well as ensuring permits are in place to complete the work.

Experience with planning new and alternative designs for various capital projects to support life-cycle costing, energy efficient and water demand management would be an asset, as would experience preparing estimates and obtaining quotes from suppliers and contractors. The successful candidate would also coordinate with external contractors on the installation, inspection and maintenance of assigned work

Qualifications include:
  • Plumbing Trade Ticket
  • Gasfitter Trade Ticket – Class B
  • Backflow Assembly Tester Certification
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills and experience in working with contractors
  • Ability to obtain an Enhanced Reliability Security Clearance

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 that offers an hourly rate of $35.32 per hour depending on skills, education and experience, plus a competitive comprehensive benefits and pension package.
Apply online at by December 20, 2019

Applicants not contacted within three weeks of the competition closing date
are thanked for their interest.

Location: Kelowna, BC
Region: Okanagan Valley / Similkameen
Professional Categories: Plumbing/Pipefitting/Gas/Steam
Posted: December 4, 2019, 11:46 am
Expires: December 20, 2019, 4:30 pm