BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Gardener I (Training Opportunity)

Park Services Department

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 mountains, beach, city parks, including our renowned Kasugai Gardens, 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 attractiveness using your related experience including pest management, turf grass management, irrigations systems, horticultural propagation, arboriculture and your Diploma in Horticulture.  This role specifically provides support to our Integrated Pest Management program. 

  • Post-secondary horticulture education, with preference given to those with a Horticultural Certificate or Diploma
  • Related experience with integrated pest management
  • Ability and willingness to achieve a Pesticide Applicators Certificate
  • People Management, Creativity, and Service Excellence
  • BC Driver’s license Class 5 and ability to pass and maintain a Criminal Record Check

This is a CUPE bargaining unit position and offers training rates from $28.21 to $29.06 per hour, depending on length of training plan required.We also offer an attractive benefit, pension and vacation package.We offer career/professional development, progressive employment practices and a great work environment.  Help make Kelowna the best mid-sized City in North America!
Apply online at by March 26, 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: Horticulture/Landscaping/Greenskeeping
Posted: March 15, 2019, 10:16 am
Expires: March 26, 2019, 4:30 pm