BC Local Government Job Posting Service

ECOSmart Team Member #101

Closing Date: February 21, 2020

At the City of Kamloops, we are focused on creating the highest levels of service excellence, based on an organization-wide community culture that celebrates our employees who make it all happen. We are known as Canada’s Tournament Capital and are famous for our hospitality and community spirit, traits that make us a leader! Recreation, sports, arts and culture, health care, social activities, volunteerism, and affordable housing all meld to form a unique blend of big city amenities with small-town ambience. This is Kamloops!

Let’s make Kamloops shine! Join our team today.

Job Description

An exciting and challenging opportunity exists for multiple Temporary, Full-Time ECOSmart Team Members with the City of Kamloops! We are seeking post-secondary students who have a passion for environmental sustainability and waste reduction. If you are enthusiastic about conducting public education and engagement, and possess dynamic communication skills, we invite you to join our ECOSmart Team. We have multiple summer positions for those who have the flexibility to work weekdays, weekends, mornings or evenings.

Typical duties of this position include:
  • Assisting with organizing and preparing public presentations for use in schools, malls, parks, radio, television, and City-sponsored events throughout the work term.
  • Speaking to Kamloops residents to encourage and promote awareness of effective water usage, waste reduction, and other actions to address climate change.
  • Assisting with conducting residential and corporate waste audits to support the zero waste initiative.
  • Assisting in recycling cart/bin inspections, and related processes.
  • Attending public functions to display and distribute educational material.

The successful candidates must have the following qualifications:
  1. Valid BC Driver's Licence - Class 5

For new hires, and for those working in designated positions of trust, including those working directly with vulnerable persons, no formal offer of employment will be made until an applicant completes a police information check.

Please note that these are temporary positions from approximately May 4, 2020 to September 3, 2020. These positions fall under the Student Hires Letter of Understanding, for more details please review the attached LOU. These positions will receive 14% in lieu of all benefits, vacation, stat holidays, and health time.

Hourly Rate

Hours & Days of Work
Non-normal; may include irregular days and irregular hours.

Hours per Week
Approximately 40

City of Kamloops -> Development, Engineering, and Sustainability -> Community Planning & Sustainability

Position Type
Temporary Full-Time

Reports To
Sustainability Services Supervisor

External job postings are open to everyone. We accept applications online only; be sure to carefully read the application instructions for each job you apply to.

We are an equal opportunity employer and thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note that persons with disabilities who require assistance with the application process may contact the Human Resources Department at (250) 828-3439.


Location: Kamloops, BC
Region: Thompson / Shuswap / Columbia
Professional Categories: Solid Waste & Recycling,Environmental Services
Posted: February 7, 2020, 3:17 pm
Expires: February 21, 2020, 4:30 pm