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Outside Workers

Temporary/Full-time Seasonal Opportunities Available

Help us become the best mid-sized city in North America!
Our City departments service over 797 kilometres of road, 261 kilometres of bike lanes, and over 200 mountains, beaches & City parks.  Utilize your energy, versatility and good physical condition to operate equipment and perform manual labouring work in our various departments.  We are seeking flexible team-players with experience and/or training for multiple positions.  Details of our recruited positions are listed below:
                                                           
Term Labourer Rates/Qualifications:
The hourly rates for term labourers start at $21.99 per hour + 14% in lieu of benefits, vacation & statutory holidays.

Qualifications:
  • Highschool Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience performing general labourer duties
  • Experience in horticulture, turf grass management or arboriculture (for Parks assignments)
  • Excellent customer service, teamwork, and communication skills
  • BC Driver’s licence Class 5
  • Physically able to perform the job duties

Term Equipment Operator Rates/Qualifications:
The hourly rates for term equipment operators are $27.87 to $32.25 per hour (depending on type of equipment and licence required) + 14% in lieu of benefits, vacation and statutory holidays. 

Qualifications:
  • Highschool Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience with T/A Truck (Pup experience an asset), Bulldozer, Backhoe/Excavator, Front-end Loader, Screening Plant, Grader, Paver, Roadside Mower, Street Sweeper, Road Marking, Traffic Sign installation & repairs, and snow and ice control
  • BC Driver’s licence Class 3 with Air Ticket
  • Excellent customer service, teamwork and communication skills
  • Experience performing general labourer duties
  • Physically able to perform the job duties

These are CUPE bargaining unit positions.  These term roles may lead to permanent employment with the City of Kelowna.  Please note, Criminal Record Check will be required if selected for interview.

A current Driver’s Abstract is required at the time of application.
Apply online at kelowna.ca/careers by January 30, 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: Public Works & Operations,Horticulture/Landscaping/Greenskeeping,Forestry/Arboriculture
Posted: January 16, 2020, 8:38 am
Expires: January 30, 2020, 4:30 pm