Agriculture in Penticton is about peaches, cherries and apples – plus so much more. It’s about vineyards and award-winning wineries, and being named the craft beer capital of Canada. It’s a place where you can study viticulture and wine studies at the college. Where you can work as anything from a farm worker to brewer or wine advisor.
So if you're interested in getting back to your roots, and doing a job in a place that you love, consider a job in Penticton. Local farms, breweries, wineries and other agricultural businesses are looking forward to meeting you.
While many agricultural jobs are seasonal, depending on the crop harvest seasons, this sector is expanding, providing a wider variety of job opportunities.
- B.C. wine industry jobs
- BC Tree Fruits careers
- BC Tree Fruits summer production jobs
- Classified job listings on Castanet.com
- Local Facebook groups, including the "Hiring Penticton" group
- WorkBC / Government of BC agriculture job opportunities
- Penticton is home to 40+ wineries and craft breweries. It has also been named the craft beer capital of Canada, according to Lonely Planet, having eight craft breweries within Penticton alone. Consider contacting the wineries and breweries directly. You'll find a list of businesses on the Penticton Tasting Room Map.
Here's Why You'll Love Life in Penticton
- 88+ wineries within just 20 minutes
- 7 craft breweries, named the craft beer capital of Canada, according to Lonely Planet
- #1! Home to the best beach in Canada (Skaha), according to Chatelaine Magazine
- 7 public beaches stretching 5 km along two lakes
- 10 minutes’ drive from one side of the city to the other
- 0 traffic jams
- One of just two cities in the world situated between two lakes (Skaha and Okanagan)
- 4-season playground to swim, boat, bike, hike, golf, rock climb, snowshoe and ski (Apex Mountain Resort for downhill, Nickel Plate Nordic Centre for cross country and snowshoeing)
- 120 km of spectacular hiking and biking on the famed Kettle Valley Rail Trail
- 2,100 hours of sunshine annually
- 30C is the average temperature in summer
- Live events each year at Penticton’s 5,000-seat South Okanagan Event Centre
- One of the largest outdoor farmers’ and community markets in Canada
Find your next opportunity in Penticton. This video is the sixth of a series. View more on our Work Here page.