The Regional District of Central Okanagan is an employer of choice made up of a dedicated team of people who care about the community we 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.

Parks Labourer (Seasonal)

The Parks Services department has two openings for Seasonal Parks Labourers.  Reporting to the Manager of Parks and Resource Operations, these positions are responsible for providing safe, clean park areas for recreation and leisure enjoyment of the public.  These positions will have daily interaction with the public and require a friendly, professional and helpful manner.

To be successful in this role, you must have completed grade 12 (or equivalent), have a valid BC Driver’s Licence and a good understanding of park and landscape maintenance techniques.  You must have sufficient physical strength and stamina to do manual outdoor work in all types of weather and be comfortable working at times by yourself. These positions require experience using small tools and equipment safely, understanding facility and infrastructure maintenance, cleaning, construction techniques, and safe operation of ATV’s, lawn equipment and tractors.   You must be organized, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be a team player.

These are full-time, seasonal positions to commence July 2020, and the season is anticipated to conclude in November 2020. These positions consist of a 40-hour work week, include weekend work, and membership in CUPE Local 338.  We offer an hourly salary of $23.81 – $26.46 and a full range of benefits.

If you have a positive attitude and are passionate about enhancing our parkland, you are invited to submit your resume and cover letter quoting Competition No. 2020 by 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, 2020 to: 

Manager of Human Resources
Regional District of Central Okanagan  
1450 KLO Road
Kelowna, B.C. V1W 3Z4
Fax: 250-763-7497

We thank all candidates for their interest - only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

Organization: Regional District of Central Okanagan
Location: Kelowna, BC
Region: Okanagan Valley / Similkameen
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation
Posted: June 24, 2020, 4:19 pm
Expires: July 8, 2020, 4:00 pm

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