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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.

Bylaw Enforcement Officer - Weeds & Insects

The Corporate Services Department has an opening for the full-time, seasonal position of Bylaw Enforcement Officer – Weeds & Insects.  Reporting to the Chief Bylaw Enforcement Officer, this position provides education to prevent, and enforcement to control noxious weeds and invasive insect infestations by responding to complaints and conducting site inspections.  This position is the primary contact for the public for all weeds and insect complaints within the Regional District of Central Okanagan boundaries. 

To be successful in this role, you must have completed the Bylaw Compliance, Enforcement & Investigative Skills Certificate Program Level I (or equivalent) and 2 years’ experience as a Bylaw Enforcement Officer.  You will be required to have thorough knowledge of the Noxious Weed Control Bylaw No. 179 and know what noxious weeds and invasive insects are problematic in the Central Okanagan. You must have excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem solving skills with a natural ability to resolve potential concerns in a professional, respectful manner.  This position requires a self-motivated, independent individual with excellent organization skills. Experience using Word, Excel, and Outlook is required and you must have a valid BC Drivers’ Licence with record of safe driving.

This is a full-time, seasonal position commencing in April with seasonal layoff at the end of October.  We offer a competitive salary of $30.72 and a full range of benefits. This position is a member of CUPE Local 338. 

If your experience and education have prepared you for success in this role, we invite you to apply quoting Competition No. 1921 by 4:00 p.m. Sunday, March 24, 2019, to: 

Manager of Human Resources
Regional District of Central Okanagan
1450 KLO Road, Kelowna, B.C. V1W 3Z4
e-mail:   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: Bylaw Enforcement
Posted: March 14, 2019, 3:34 pm
Expires: March 24, 2019, 4:00 pm