BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Groundsperson II - 2 Full-Time/Permanent Positions

Parks Services Department
Come grow with us!

The City of Kelowna, situated in the heart of the beautiful Okanagan valley, boasts a stunning setting and year-round recreational pursuits.  Kelowna has over 200 city parks, all of which showcase why our city has won multiple “Community in Bloom” awards.  

Our Parks team maintains Kelowna’s City Parks, gardens, sports fields, nursery facilities and a range of natural green spaces. Bring your creativity and innovation to a diverse team and help enhance Kelowna’s landscape by using your related experience in a variety of disciplines, which includes turfgrass management, irrigation systems, horticultural propagation, pest management and arboriculture.

  • Horticultural Diploma and related experience
  • People Management, Creativity, Flexibility and Service Excellence
  • BC Driver’s Licence Class 5 and ability to pass and maintain a Criminal Record Check

This is a CUPE bargaining unit position and offers an hourly rate of $29.06 per hour, along with a highly-competitive benefits, pension, and vacation package.

Please note, we are also interested in candidates that are not fully qualified but are interested in completing a training opportunity and taking sponsored on-line courses to achieve their Horticulture Diploma within 24 months; those successful in achieving a training opportunity will receive training rates from $27.88 to $28.78 per hour depending on the length of plan. 
Apply online at by February 2, 2020

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: Horticulture/Landscaping/Greenskeeping,Irrigation/Sprinklers
Posted: January 16, 2020, 8:27 am
Expires: February 2, 2020, 4:30 pm