Mechanic - City of Kamloops



(Temporary, Full-Time) # 747
Closing Date: July 07, 2022

At the City of Kamloops, we believe in progressive and barrier-free recruitment for everybody every day. This means employment opportunities for all in a safe, inclusive and diverse workplace. We know our city is stronger when we hire qualified individuals from different backgrounds with diverse experiences, cultures and perspectives.
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.

Position Overview

If you enjoy the challenge of working on a diversified fleet, everything from mowers to heavy construction equipment including, agricultural, commercial, and automotive equipment, this position may be a perfect fit for you. We are looking for a team player with excellent diagnostic, repair, and preventative maintenance skills. Let us know that you are interested in this permanent full-time position by applying today.
The successful candidate must have the following qualifications:

  • BC Trade Qualification or inter-provincial Heavy Duty Mechanic, Commercial Transport Mechanic, or Automotive Mechanic ticket.
  • Valid Motor Vehicle Inspector’s Certificate with air brake designation or the ability to obtain certificate.
  • Valid BC Driver’s Licence - Class 5 with requirement to obtain Class 3 Licence with air brakes ticket.
  • Minimum three years’ previous experience working on heavy duty or transport equipment.

This is a temporary position until approximately March 03, 2023.
For new hires, and 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.
A comprehensive benefits package is included with this position.
Effective November 1, 2021, the City of Kamloops implemented a Covid-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. The policy requires all employees hired after October 31, 2021, to be fully vaccinated, unless they can establish that they cannot be fully vaccinated for a valid reason related to a protected ground under the BC Human Rights Code. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the City of Kamloops.

Hourly Rate

Hours & Days of Work
2 weeks Rotation
Days shift: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Afternoon shift: 4:00 p.m. to midnight
Temporary Summer Hours
Days shift: 6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Afternoon shift: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Hours per Week
Please note if you need assistance or have individual needs or requirements throughout the application process, contact the Human Resources Department by telephone, email or in person at 105 Seymour Street so we can better support you.
External job postings are open to everyone. We are an equal opportunity employer and thank all applicants for their interest. Please be sure to review the application requirements of each job you apply for. Only those selected to participate in the recruitment process will be contacted.

Applications are accepted online at

Organization: City of Kamloops
Location: Kamloops, BC
Region: Thompson / Shuswap / Columbia
Professional Category(s): Mechanics & Vehicle Maintenance
Posted: June 22, 2022, 12:45 pm
Expires: July 7, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years
Rate: $39.22 Hour

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