Current Postings


City of Kamloops

Assistant Labourer (Student Hire LOU)

Temporary, Full-Time - 1306

Close Date
April 16, 2024

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
An exciting opportunity exists for multiple Assistant Labourer positions with the beautiful City of Kamloops! We are seeking students that are hardworking, team players to join our Parks division and conduct general maintenance work to truly help make Kamloops shine. If you are interested and share our values of trusting, health conscious, cooperative, inclusive, purposeful and resilient, please submit your application today!

This position will work alongside Labourer Is and IIs, assisting with various labour work including general maintenance of City streets, City buildings, grounds, recreational equipment, and wading pool facilities, including pool cleaning and liquid chlorination; collecting garbage; janitorial servicing of washrooms; assisting with the care of flowers, trees, and grass; and assisting with the set-up and cleanup of special events. This position involves inside and outside work in all weather conditions, some exposure to dust, occasional handling of toxic chemicals, the possibility of incurring more serious injury, and moderately heavy exertion. This position is required to exercise courtesy and tact in contact with co-workers and the public. Previous labourer experience is preferred.

This position will receive 14% in lieu of all benefits, vacation, stat holidays, and health time. More than 1 may be hired.

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 refer to the Student Hire LOU attached.

Hourly Rate
21.92 (including 14% in lieu of benefits)

Hours & Days of Work
Non-Regular Hours: May include irregular days and hours of work.

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 6- 510 Lorne 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

Student Hire LOU