Regional Employer Links & Job Boards 

The following links provide information on different employment sectors and key employers in the Okanagan region and beyond. Job Board listings for both general and specific occupational sectors at the bottom of this page.


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Agricultural Labour Pool - a recruitment and job seeking assistance service for both employers and those seeking employment in Canada and the US

Okanagan Tree Fruit Company

Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre (PARC)

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Chambers of Commerce (find business directories)

Kelowna Chamber of Commerce

Kelowna Chamber of Commerce business directory - search for member contact information, local employers, or businesses by sector

Lake Country Chamber of Commerce

Peachland Chamber of Commerce

Greater Westside Board of Trade

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Financial institutions

Interior Savings - credit union

Valley First - credit union

RBC Royal Bank

Prospera Credit Union and Insurance



Edward Jones 

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City of Kelowna   

City of West Kelowna

Regional District of Central Okanagan 

Syilx - Okanagan Nation Alliance

Westbank First Nation

Civic Info BC - positions with local governments throughout BC

BC Public Service - Province of British Columbia job postings

Metro Vancouver --wide regional job board

Public Service Commission of Canada  including Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP)-- many jobs in different categories!

Federal Services for Youth --   Including Internships

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BC Business Network  

Doppelmayr/Garaventa Group - offices in Kelowna

Gorman Brothers Lumber

Kelowna Flightcraft

FormaShape- division of Whitewater Composites

Kiewit - construction and engineering services

Oyama Forest Products

Northside Industries

SRI Homes


Tolko Industries

Western System Controls

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Non-governmental/public sector


Okanagan College

Central Okanagan School District #23

UBC Okanagan Staff

Education Canada - education jobs (instructional as well as administrative) at public and private schools throughout Canada

Post Secondary Employer's Association of British Columbia (PSEA) - job postings and information about employment at BC universities and colleges

Teaching English Abroad -- one of many sites on the topic (this one helps give tips and reviews)

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Interior Health

BC Health Jobs   

Provincial Health Services Authority

USA Options-- Nursing,  General Health and Human Services, and Certified Nursing Assistants

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Non-profit organizations here & abroad

YMCA-YWCA Career Contact Centre for Youth

Commissionaires British Columbia

Interpretation Canada - job board and information about becoming an educator in a museum, zoo, heritage site, botanical garden etc.

Interpnet - the National Association for Interpretation (education) site has links to excellent training, conferences, and a job board

Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs

YMCA-YWCA of the Central Okanagan

Kelowna Community Resources - volunteer "Job Board" plus information on local and regional community organizations

Idealist-Actions Without Borders

Charity Village

Volunteer Abroad

Volunteer, Work, Travel Abroad -- Government of Canada Links

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Newspapers & contract writing


The Daily Courier

Kelowna Capital News    

Kelowna Now

Penticton Herald

Vernon Morning Star  

Entrepreneurial Online Writing: ,  Joseph Gordon-Levitt's (writers, artists, singers), and Storyhive

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Science and technology

AgriForest Bio-technologies

Caro Analytical Services -- Kelowna, Richmond and Edmonton

Environment Canada-- See Job Bank

Lifesciences BC -- an index to companies ranging from research, technology, and genomics, to biomedical devices

Natural Factors

National Research Council's Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory

Accelerate Okanagan - search for companies and job openings in the high tech industry (see also events tab)

Okanagan-Kootenay Sterile Insect Release Program  


T-Net British Columbia - electronic listing of job opportunities in BC's technology industry

TransCanada - Safe and reliable North American energy infrastructure

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Tourism (including hospitality, resorts, and wineries)

Aboriginal Tourism Association of British Columbia

Big White Ski Resort - seasonal work

CedarCreek Estate Winery

Coast Hotels & Resorts

Grand Okanagan Resort

Lake City Casinos / Gateway Casinos

Manteo Resort

Mission Hill Family Estate

Quails' Gate Estate Winery

Ramada Worldwide

Summerhill Pyramid Winery

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Wholesale, retail, and service

Canadian Tire

Costco Wholesale Corporation

The Home Depot

Hudson's Bay Company

Insurance-- IBABC

London Drugs

Overwaitea Food Group - includes Save on Foods and Cooper's

Prospera Place

Real Canadian Superstore


Safeway Canada

Sitel Kelowna

Sysco Canada 


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BC Hydro - one of the largest electric utilities in Canada, serving more than 1.6 million customers, BC Hydro's mission is to provide integrated energy solutions to customers in an environmentally and socially responsible manner

Corix - water products, water systems, and utilities

Fortis BC - an integrated, regulated electric utility, which generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in a 90,000 square kilometre service territory in the southern interior of British Columbia


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Select job posting boards

 Accelerate Okanagan -- Number one for those wishing to work in technical / IT companies, as a writer, marketer, or coder

Assoc. of Zoos and Aquariums -- jobs all over North America working with animals or education about animals - job postings from a range of industries throughout British Columbia - features a search by region or keyword, a list of the most recent job postings, and a front page hot job of the week - links to job databases, government job banks, newsgroups, employment agencies, and companies that have Canadian job listings on their home pages

Canadian Forces Recruiting - information on careers and opportunities in the Canadian Forces -- jobs in the environmental sector  

Edge Map -- for students interested in using their digital skills in the workplace.  Unique ability to self-assess your skill level and compare with other job-seekers to identify areas you need to build to be competitive. (Site developed by UBCO's Dr. Bowen Hui and collaborators!)

Go2HR - BC's key job board for work in the tourism & hospitality industries

Hospitality Careers - database of hospitality jobs that offers searches by job category and location  see also - searches for any postings listing your target job title and location  

LifeSciences BC -- job board for environmental and life sciences

LYNX Aboriginal Student Career and Employment Program 

MAGNET -- the Okanagan Region's new job board with skills-matching technology. UBC's portal is ubco.magnet.todaylinks to external site

Neuvoo -- search engine gathers postings from across the country or locally 

PetriDish -- Biotalent job board (laboratory science primarily)

Service Canada's Job Bank - cross-Canada listing of job opportunities, searchable by occupation, province, and city

Society for Conservation Biology -- jobs as field assistants all over the world

Talent Egg - cross-Canada jobs that you can search by a number of categories; plus articles

WorkBC- an ever-changing general job posting board that covers the Province of BC

WORKink - Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work page offering an electronic listing of job opportunities for people with disabilities

Wowjobs -- Links inside BC

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