Life in Penticton isn’t about opting for one thing over another – lifestyle over career, family over independence, rural over urban – it’s about balance. It’s about having enough of what you need and even more of what you want. Whether you’re looking for a new boss or want to be your own boss, here are some resources to get you started.
Start Your Search
We offer our employees:
- Competitive wages and a top-notch benefit and pension package
- Opportunities for career development and professional advancement
- A diverse, inclusive and supportive workplace
- Wellness events and programs
- Meaningful and interesting jobs
If you have a passion for public service and want to make a difference in the lives of Pentictonites, come work with us. Visit our Career Opportunities page for the latest postings.
In Penticton, you’ll find opportunities across industries as diverse as construction, winemaking, custom manufacturing, precision agriculture, tech and tourism. Significant recent upgrades to the Penticton Regional Hospital is attracting educated health care workers to the city (search the Interior Health careers webpage). Other jobs in high demand include the education sector, trades, professional services, retail, manufacturing and viticulture.
Local employers Interior Health and Okanagan College are breaking new ground using state-of-the-art technologies. Industrial manufacturers like Structurlam and Slimline are shipping custom products around the world. Other major employers include the Government of Canada, FortisBC, the School District 67 and the City of Penticton.
Our growing wine and tourism industries are recruiting people with a broad range of technical and customer service skills. Interested in working for the City of Penticton, visit our Career Opportunities page to see what's available.
Where to Look
Try the virtual job boards such as Indeed.com, set up job alerts on your LinkedIn.com account, and check out the classified job listings on Castanet.com. You'll also find jobs posted on local Facebook groups, including the "Hiring Penticton" group.
You can also register with the local WorkBC Employment Services Centre, which provides information, services, programs and support during your job search.
If you could choose anywhere to work, where would it be? It’s no surprise a growing number of virtual workers are moving to Penticton, drawn to our outdoorsy lifestyle and idyllic quality of life.
We have easy access to convenient airports, major highways, and a reliable and fast internet and communications network. For more information, visit the Remote Working page.
Penticton is the business hub of B.C.’s Okanagan-Similkameen region, with more than 3,000 businesses serving 100,000 people.
If you’re thinking of starting your own business, or seeking to relocate an existing company, start by reading Penticton's Guide to Business. It provides information to help you get started, including everything from business licences to zoning.