Power Equipment (Small Engine) Apprentice – City of Kamloops

March 15, 2024

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City of Kamloops

Power Equipment (Small Engine) Apprentice

(Permanent, Full-Time) -1298

Close Date
April 3, 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
If you enjoy the challenge of working on a variety of outdoor power equipment including chain saws, line trimmers, mowers, blowers, snow equipment and, landscaping and construction 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 apprenticeship opportunity by applying today.

The successful candidate must have the following qualifications:

  1. Completion of senior secondary school or its equivalent.
  2. Completion of year one of schooling toward BC Trade Qualification or inter-provincial Motorcycle Technician.
  3. Valid BC Driver’s Licence – Class 5
  4. Minimum 1500 hours working on motorcycle, power equipment or small engine repair.

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. A comprehensive benefits package is included with this position. This is a CUPE local 900 position.

Hourly Rate
Hours & Days of Work
Monday-Friday: 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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 hr@kamloops.ca 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 kamloops.ca/careers.

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