The Start Here Penticton Job Fair has now wrapped up for 2023. Stay tuned for 2024!
Employers Looking to Hire
At Arterra Wines Canada, we love inspiring the big and small moments that happen when our products are shared and enjoyed. For us it’s not just about what’s in and on the bottle, it’s what happens in people’s lives when we’re a part of them that keeps us thirsting for more and not resting on our laurels as Canada’s largest and most enjoyed wine company. We put the consumer at the center of everything we do and we’re looking for people who do the same.
The Ashley brand is known the world over when it comes to providing high quality furniture and excellent service to its guests. Founded in 1997 by its parent company, Ashley Furniture Industries (AFI), the chain comprises over 800 locations worldwide.
In 2005, The Dufresne Group (TDG) partnered with AFI to license the Ashley brand in Canada. TDG is currently the largest licensee of AHS in Canada. Beginning with our original store located on St. James street in Winnipeg, Manitoba, we now own and operate 37 stores located across the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario. Ashley Canada - The Dufresne Group is not affiliated with other licensees outside of this area.
TDG also owns Dufresne Furniture & Appliances (DFA), with the home office for both brands located in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
We are always seeking passionate, goal-oriented individuals to join our team. If you are interested in beginning a career with Ashley, we encourage you to check our job listings for more information regarding the current available positions.”
Make a difference to the lives of those around you, work with a great team of like-minded people, paid vacation for employees working 20 hours or more, excellent health and pension benefits.
Beecroft Fuels is a family owned and operated, independent fuel and lubricant distribution company based in Penticton. For more than 20 years the Beecroft Family has been supplying local residents and businesses with the products they need to keep their equipment and businesses running. We offer 8 cardlock sites, 5 industrial lubricant warehouses and a fleet of delivery trucks to bring all of our products right to your door and fuel tanks.
Being locally owned & operated, we also live and play here in our communities. When our community is well supported, we know all of our businesses prosper. We have been proud to support a number of local festivals, organizations and sports teams in each of our communities.
Bayshore Home Health provides much needed services to clients all across Canada - but our need is up and down the Okanagan. We are looking for passionate people who want to make a difference and do meaningful work within the settings and schedules that match your needs and interests. As an employee you create your own special moments for your clients everyday. We strive to take care of our employees - while they take care of others.
Join our team and get paid to train with us! As corrections professionals, we provide safe and secure custody of adults in our care and deliver programs that promote public safety and reduce reoffending.
Make a positive difference in the lives of others with BC Emergency Health Services. A
career with BCEHS is an exciting opportunity to provide a vital service to the residents of
BC. We are currently hiring for Paramedics, Emergency Call Takers, and Emergency
Medical Dispatchers with the opportunity to take your career in a variety of directions.
BC Emergency Health Services – JoinUs.BCEHS.ca
The BC RCMP 9-1-1 Police Dispatch Centre in Kelowna is a closely connected team of supportive individuals who are passionate about their career and who have a common purpose to help and protect others. We are proud to be part of a caring culture where our co-workers become our second family and our strong teamwork builds a positive work environment.
We answer emergency and non-emergency calls from the public who are reporting a crime and need police assistance. We quickly and accurately obtain all the information needed to assist the police in responding to the request for help.
Using state-of-the-art radio and computer technology, we dispatch our police officer to the scene. We function like an orchestra conductor responding to calls, coordinating police officers, and finding help when and where it is needed.
Berry and Smith is a class-leading third generation family owned and operated transporation company based out of Penticton. From the beginning, we've really embodied treating staff and customers with respect and gratitude. This has seen the company retain many highly skilled staff for the duration of their career as our staff as they can take pride in their contributions and the values of our organization, see tangible effects from their work and be well supported through our company benefit/pension plan and profit sharing. This longevity is also reflected in the length of many of our customer relationships, with several over 50 years.
Berry and Smith is deeply involved in the community and has generously donated to local scholarship and bursary funds, the Penticton hospital and many other charity and aid organizations. We take the environment seriously and do our part in ensuring all of our equipment exceeds emissions requirements and are laying the groundworks for battery electric vehicles in our fleet.
Binnie is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm with more than 300 professional and technical staff. Established in 1969 as a consulting civil engineering and surveying business, Binnie provides project management, construction services, highway engineering, traffic planning, land development, urban landscape architecture, parks and recreation facilities, geomatics and land surveying services in communities across BC and Alberta.
What makes us different?
- Culture: We work hard and work smart, but always find time to give back to our community.
- Reputation: We have built a reputation as a firm that can be trusted with high-impact projects in British Columbia and beyond.
- Career growth: As a fast-growing company that promotes from within, we’re looking for ambitious professionals who can outgrow their first role quickly. We take education and mentorship seriously, giving you the courses, experience, and connections, you need to become better.
The mission of BGC Okanagan is to provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships, and develop confidence and skills for life.
Our programming includes daycare, pre-school, before and after-school programs, life-skills, arts and recreation, emergency shelters, providing meals and family support programs. These are run by caring adult role models, and have proven to have life-changing influence.
Brutus Truck Bodies is a three-generation family business with 42 years of manufacturing experience in Penticton. Brutus builds hundreds of custom service vehicles each year for clients across North America in the municipal, electrical utility, search and rescue, construction, forestry, oil & gas, mining, and railway sectors. Brutus also supply’s high quality crane equipment from Europe to dozens of manufacturing companies in Canada and the United States.
Brutus Truck Bodies is looking to grow our team with job openings available in our welder-fabricating, body shop, assembly, and final assembly departments. We offer in house training for these positions; experience is not necessary you just need to be mechanically inclined. Brutus is very stable with orders typically booked out from 6 months to 1 year, currently we are taking orders that will deliver later in 2024.
Brutus Truck Bodies is a proud supporter of the local community. We provide funds for multiple non-profit organizations, families in need, high school scholarships, the OSNS Child & Youth Development Centre, Agur Lake Camp, and the SOS Medical Foundation. We were honoured to be voted Business of the Year at the 2022 Business Excellence Awards and look forward to continued business growth and community support.
Gateway celebrates and empowers our team members, who make it all possible. A career at Gateway means working with great people, being recognized for your unique contribution and career advancement opportunities across our 27 locations. Our employees thrive with ongoing training and leadership programs while working in a dynamic and fun environment. See for yourself what it's like to be on a team that values your vision, skill and energy.
We are a purpose driven technical builder that is employee owned, B Corp certified, and committed to continuous improvement. We move industry towards innovation and inclusion by championing collaborative delivery and open-sourced research and education. We use our supply chain to support inclusive and diverse communities, empower Indigenous people, and create equity for all. We will reduce embodied carbon on every project to be net zero by 2040 and work with project teams to develop zero emission building designs.
We all belong (Inclusive)
We recognize that our differences are our greatest strengths. We uncover talent. We nurture talent. And then we give people the tools they need to use their talent to create a positive impact.
We learn from each other (Collaborative)
It’s not just on the job, it’s in the community. Collaboration is in our DNA—from the way we build to the way we work together to solve problems and look for opportunities to make the world a better place.
We see things differently (Innovative)
And we know a spark of genius can come from anyone, any time. That’s why we believe in bringing together diverse perspectives in a supportive and open environment. Our best ideas come from working together across teams, with our customers, and our partner
We do the hard things (Courageous)
When a company experiences success, it takes courage to change the way things have always been done. We’ve never been satisfied with simply falling back on what worked last time. We analyze, learn, and build on past success in order to benefit our customers, employees, and communities.
Penticton is a vibrant, innovative, healthy waterfront city focused on sustainability, community, and economic opportunity. At the City of Penticton, our goal is to serve our residents, businesses, and visitors through good governance, partnership and the delivery of effective and community-focused services.
As a municipality, we’re responsible for the overall management of city operations, including infrastructure, regulation and enforcement as well as community services. Our programs and services are designed to improve the quality of life for residents, including Penticton Public Library and Museum, transit, snow removal, cemeteries, garbage and recycling, road maintenance, electric and water services, development services, recreation programs, energy retrofits, parking program, fire protection and policing services.
Pick Penticton! With one of the best year-round climates in Canada, it’s easy to enjoy our lakeside lifestyle, festivals and events, recreational options and family-friendly quality of life.
We offer our employees:
- Competitive wages and a top-notch benefit and pension package
- Opportunities for career development and professional advancement including financial support for professional development.
- A diverse, inclusive and supportive workplace
- Wellness events and programs
- Meaningful and interesting jobs
- Flexible work environments
- Federal & BC statutory holidays
At the City of Penticton, we recognize that great talent and great ideas come from a variety of backgrounds. Tapping into the diversity of our community makes us all stronger and allows us to serve Penticton even better.
That's why we welcome all applicants to consider joining our team. We encourage Indigenous persons, people of colour, all genders and expressions, 2SLGBT2QIA+, persons living with disabilities, and others who reflect our ever-changing workplace to apply.
We are a catering and events company based in Penticton at 557 Main St. with many projects on the go! We specialize in creating distinct culinary experiences using fresh local ingredients. We may put the food first, but at the heart of it, we’re people-driven and looking to bring energetic, fun and passionate people onto our team.
We have a jam-packed season ahead of us… small intimate weddings, large-scale 250 person celebrations, dinners amongst the vines of our local wineries, 2000 person beer garden parties. Come help us bring these amazing events to life and have some fun while we do it!
The Concorde is a fun, exciting and an inclusive workplace for all. We strive to make all employees feel welcome and to make each day great! We have been voted The Best of the South Okanagan two years in a row for a reason! Come see us today!
Consolidated Fruit Packers (CFP) is a leader in the Canadian fresh fruit industry, established in 1993. CFP supplies blueberries year round from all parts of the world and is a leader in the Okanagan valley for apples, soft fruit and sweet cherries. With the backing of The Star Group, CFP is bringing new varieties and fresh approaches to meet the needs of customers worldwide.
7-Eleven is the world’s largest convenience store and growing! We are passionate about making our customers and team members happy while having FUN! We offer career growth opportunities, ongoing training program, bonus incentives, a flexible schedule, health and dental benefits, RRSP, educational reimbursement program and more!
At the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Penticton, we believe in taking care of our people, so they will take care of our guests. We are looking for someone to build connections with our guests, by understanding and exceeding their expectations.
We offer competitive wages. Full-time associates are eligible to participate in a comprehensive benefit package, which includes medical/dental/vision plans, discounted room rates at Marriott branded hotels worldwide, plus training & development and career advancement opportunities.
Fairview Mountain Golf Club is a fun and exciting place to work that offers an 18 hole golf course with jobs available in the restaurant, snack shack, beverage cart, proshop, outside service delivering golf carts and greens maintenance. Some of the benefits that you can enjoy as an employee are golf privileges, meal benefits, clothing discounts and more. We have multiple seasonal positions available.
The world could use more good samaritans. If you are interested in a diverse and rewarding career within a dynamic organization, then choose a career where people matter; where you are valued, appreciated for your hard work, and supported. Join a team that empowers you to live up to your potential so that you can feel part of something bigger and make a difference in the lives of others.
At The Good Samaritan Society, Good Samaritan Canada, and Good Samaritan Delta View Care Centre, we believe that our employees are our number one asset. Since 1949, we have been providing excellence in complex/long term care, assisted/supportive living, and other specialized care services for the elderly and those with developmental and physical support requirements. We could not do what we do without our dedicated and committed employees.
What we can offer you:
• Work/life balance
• Learning and development opportunities
• Competitive wages
• Pension and benefits for eligible employees
• Paid vacation time for eligible employees
• Discounted services with many of our local businesses
• Employee and Family Assistance Program
• Employee recognition events
Greyback Construction Ltd. is a family-led company that has been building projects throughout the Interior of British Columbia for over 40 years. We have gained a solid reputation for quality, safety, value, and the ability to complete wide-ranging projects in the Commercial, Residential, Industrial, and Institutional market sectors.
We believe that each member of the Greyback team is an invaluable part of our company’s success. At Greyback you can expect to work in a challenging and fun environment where people have the opportunity to expand their skills and grow their career. We are proud of our projects and the people who work on them.
Our Roots Run Deep at Hester Creek Estate Winery. Located on the Golden Mile Bench in Oliver, BC, our Tuscan-inspired property encompasses a warm and gracious hospitality that guides our ethos in creating outstanding wines and genuine guest experiences.
We are looking for seasonal staff to join our beautiful wine shop. We also have six Mediterranean-style villa suites that provide sumptuous accommodation high on the hill, with unsurpassed vineyard & orchard views. Housekeepers would work closely with a small staff in maintaining the beautiful Tuscan suites. Of course our high end Italian inspired restaurant is looking for both front of house and back of house staff for the season.
Founded in 2007, our team at Hoodoo Adventures aims to provide quality outdoor adventures and team events that truly highlight the best the Okanagan has to offer. We have brought together some of the most energetic, personable, and dedicated individuals in the industry to assist you through your activities. All our staff have been selected for their passion, outstanding instructional skills, playful attitudes, and their knowledge of safety management with a wide range of backgrounds, experience and qualifications.
One of Canada’s top 100 employers of 2022, IG provides flexibility, growth and development in a dynamic work environment. Through cutting edge technology, we inspire financial confidence in Canadians and help them reach their financial goals.
We Are IH. People committed to caring. Caring is at the heart of who we are. Inspiring hope and trust as we provide the highest standard of health care for the people who live here.
Whether you are looking to get involved with a real racing community, or are simply looking for a fun, active summer job, Kartplex is the place for you! This job will give you a chance to work outside, and be hands-on! We have several positions open for trackside marshalls, pits marshalls, administrators, receptionists, mechanics, and customer service representatives. You will likely end up spending some hours in more than one of these roles if you decide to work for us, which gives you an opportunity to get some work experience in different fields.
At Kartplex, we take pride in our fun, family-like work environment. At times, with the summer heat and high customer volumes, Kartplex can be a stressful and challenging work environment. For this reason, our team relies on each other to stay calm and oriented, so being a team player is an essential part of working at Kartplex. Be ready to occasionally use your back muscles and get your hands dirty for the team!
In short, if you like working outside, being part of a team, and having fun while doing it, you will not find a better place to work than Kartplex! If you are up for a challenge and think that you are the person for the job, please apply today!
Keldon Electric has served the Okanagan Valley for over 30 years as the largest electrical employer in the Okanagan area, where we have a variety of projects located from Osoyoos to Vernon. We predominantly employ workers at large commercial and residential job sites such as high-rise and multi-family residencies, wineries, and aerospace museums where workers are able to obtain a vast amount of knowledge and experience in the trade.
One of our priorities at Keldon is safety. We are a COR certified company where we dedicate ourselves to providing a positive safety culture for our workers. We at Keldon take pride in having a family atmosphere for our workers, where everyone feels appreciated, respected and included.
Family owned and operated for over 45 years, KG Industries Ltd. helps specialty heavy-duty trailer manufacturers offer market leading trailers through innovative axle solutions that perform with excellence, exceed expectations, and fulfil the needs of their end users. KG Industries is an innovative and progressive manufacturer of heavy-duty axles.
We design and manufacture a wide range of steer axles, off-highway axles, and heavy-duty highway axles for the commercial transportation industry. We believe reliability is the product of innovative engineering, attention to detail and true dedication. We focus on our clients and their unique needs. Our manufacturing plant is an exciting and growing environment with a full CNC machine shop, welding shop, assembly shop, warehouse, shipping, logistics, and office spaces. KG Industries Ltd. is in Cawston, B.C. Canada in the heart of the beautiful Similkameen Valley.
At KG Industries We embrace new ways of thinking and cultivate a culture of continuous improvement, excellence, and innovation. We provide a competitive salary, extended health benefits package, PPE allowance, growth opportunities and company matched RRSP.
KG Industries is an equal opportunity employer.
London Drugs is 100% Canadian owned and is focused on local customers' satisfaction. Across Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and British Columbia, London Drugs' 81 stores employ more than 7,000 staff dedicated to providing our customers with a superior shopping experience.
The Lower Similkameen Indian Band (LSIB) is a small, geographically isolated community in the Similkameen Valley, located in the South Central Interior of British Columbia. We the Sovereign and respected Smalqmix of the Sukwnaqin-x are committed to preserve our Land, History, Culture and Traditions to enhance the quality of life for ourselves and future generations.
Our Priority is to empower ourselves to build a holistic community that is healthy, self sufficient, independent and strong. We will create a safe environment in which we have freedom to worship, work, and play as we choose for our Greatest Resource - Our Children!
M’akola Housing Society is the largest Indigenous affordable housing provider in BC, having 100+ employees and just over 1,700 units. Come join us in providing affordable housing for Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth, families and Elders.
M’akola employees are:
- Aware and sensitive of the housing needs of the Indigenous people.
- Possess the ability to organize and work efficiently with others and to handle stressful and difficult situations in a positive manner.
- Socially sensitive incumbents, who provides a safe, secure and respectful environment for staff, tenants, applicants and clients.
- Representing the M’akola Housing Society and embracing the vision to improve living conditions for Indigenous people while encouraging and reinforcing traditional practices and cultural beliefs.
- Always working in the best interest of the M’akola Housing Society, ensuring the society is represented in a professional, responsible, and respectful way at all times that does not compromise the ability of the Society.
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At Maximus Canada, we believe that our culture strengthens our commitment to moving people forward. We foster a culture that respects and values individual contributions and differences.
Okanagan Inclusion (OI) began services to adults with developmental disabilities in 2013, the organization incorporated in 2018. It was developed as there was a need for more individualized, person centred services in the South Okanagan.
OI has grown extensively over the past six years, adding Shared Living, Respite as well as Employment to the already thriving Community Inclusion program. We employ highly qualified staff and contractors to deliver our programs and services. We provide services mainly in Penticton but extend to Summerland, Okanagan Falls, Twin Lakes and Kelowna. Our services are provided by referral from Community Living British Columbia (CLBC).
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On the shores of Okanagan Lake, among vineyards and orchards, in the heart of the village of Naramata, is The Naramata Centre, a place where people find an inclusive, welcoming spirit among shade-providing willows to reconnect with community, nature and spirit.
Working for Naramata Centre Society is more than a job; it’s a lifestyle! It’s all about community, people, creating fantastic experiences for our guests, sharing your passion for the activities you love, and having the time of your life! Join us to make long lasting relationships and build a meaningful life and career which will inspire all of us to make a positive difference in our world.
Our peak season starts in mid-June and runs through September, with things growing quieter with the seasons. We take time over the winter to recoup and recover until the spring when we prepare to do it all again. We provide on-site housing among our small team of other Super Humans.
Every day, we assist hundreds of people in dozens of communities – helping them achieve dignity, resilience, and wellbeing at every stage of life. Our skilled and caring professionals, educators, care workers, service personnel, counsellors and volunteers provide a broad span of life-changing programs and services. We also connect people with the many other vital resources in our area. Guided by our belief that we’re all in this together, living under one sky, lur goal is to create a way forward for everyone.
OneSky is a multi-service not for profit organization that offers approximately 40 programs and services in communities throughout the South Okanagan/Similkameen and employs over 200 staff in the areas of early childhood, child, youth, and family supports, community living services, services for seniors and community support such as harm reduction.
If you are looking for meaningful, engaging employment that makes an impact in your community with an employer that recognizes your efforts, consider OneSky Community Resources.
OVG360, a division of Oak View Group, is a full-service venue management and hospitality company that helps client-partners reimagine the sports, live entertainment, and convention industries for the betterment of the venue, employees, artists, athletes, and surrounding communities.
With a portfolio of more than 200 client-partners spanning arenas, stadiums, convention centres, performing arts centres, cultural institutions, and state fairs around the globe, OVG360 provides a set of services, resources and expertise designed to elevate every aspect of business that matters to venue operators. We are strengthened by our differences and united by making a difference. OVG360 embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion.
We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and the communities that we serve. We strive to create an inclusive culture and equitable workplace where all employees feel valued and can bring their whole selves to work. Not only is it the right thing to do, but we know that diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams invite deeper collaboration and understanding, spark greater innovation and achieve higher
Why work at Peerless? We are a 79-year-old business, and one of Penticton’s largest employers. Located on 10 acres in beautiful Penticton, BC, we design and manufacture highly specialized trailers for a variety of industries including oil and gas, forestry, construction, super hauling, and mining.
An exciting benefit of working at Peerless is that you will see the fruits of your labour rolling down the highway within weeks of the design conception, whereas many people never get a chance to see their creation in action. We offer highly competitive wages and benefits and double-time overtime time and pension plan for hourly staff. Peerless is a leader in safety, being one of the first BC manufacturing companies to certify to COR/OSSE standards.
What sets us apart is our decades of experience working with industry leaders in each of our markets to optimize our trailers. There is exceptional attention to detail throughout the build process. It is from years of successful off-road experience that we can advance our product lines to help our clients win in their markets. Peerless has built its reputation on innovation and quality, offering market-leading models. We are the ‘best of the best’ at trade shows where we like to show off our latest creations. Our plant has been transformed and equipped to accommodate Lean Flow production lines.
Peerless offers premium submerged-arc frame rail weldments; fixtured sub-assemblies; two paint facilities and exceptionally experienced staff. Our top 50 production team members have an average seniority of 17 years of service with Peerless, in addition, we hold over 1000 years of combined Peerless service for the entire team.
Penticton and District Society for Community Living (PDSCL) is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting people with diverse abilities and needs in Penticton and surrounding communities. We provide support and services for people with intellectual disabilities, seniors, low income adults and families, and people experiencing homelessness. Our vision is to create a community where all people, excluding none, have equal opportunities to lead active, fulfilling lives. We promote inclusion and independence while at the same time recognizing our interdependence on each other.
Job opportunities with PDSCL include shelter support workers, neighbourhood watch, registered care aides, residential support workers, and youth, day service, and outreach workers. We offer full-time, part-time, and casual opportunities and day, evening, and night shift patterns. We are proud to provide a comprehensive orientation and training plan for all new employees, and with over 200 positions across our society, there is lots of opportunity for employees to try new jobs or apply for promotion.
At PDSCL, people come first. If you are a compassionate team player, we’d love to meet you!
We are a 273 guest room family run business offering a wide range of fun and fulfilling job opportunities for all skill sets in various departments. The Resort includes unique amenities including 3 on-site restaurants, a private licensed beach, outdoor skating rink, and other attractions. We believe in developing individuals, promoting within, and offer attractive benefits.
Peters Bros Construction Ltd is premier paving company based in Penticton and Dawson Creek and operating throughout British Columbia. If you've traveled a BC highway, there is a good chance you've seen the results of Peters Bros Construction's work. Whether it's a major highway, commercial or a residential project, Peters Bros Construction provides quality paving services that stand the test of time.
Pro Builders Supply Ltd. operates Home Hardware Building Centres in Penticton, Kelowna and Osoyoos, as well as Canmore and Olds, Alberta, supporting the full range of consumer and contractor home improvement needs. We offer competitive wages along with benefits, annual bonus program, company RRSP matching and a strong team environment coupled with an autonomous culture and great working conditions.
Come join the team at Real Canadian Superstore where we believe in inclusion, Culture, Community involvement, Teamwork and the desire to grow and get better every day makes us a great fit for everyone. Flexible shifts available and opportunity for growth and advancement within the organization. Benefits, share options, overnight premium available.
Southwood is an inclusive and dynamic workplace. Our focus is on family, team work and work life balance. We believe that happy employees make for happy residents. If your wish is to bring joy to seniors lives and to feel like you’re a part of a team, then Southwood may be right for you.
Sandman Hotel Group is always looking for dedicated and enthusiastic individuals to join our teams. So if you love to connect with people and have a passion for providing an exceptional hospitality experience, then we invite you to join our Sandman family.
Serendipity Winery is a family-run winery in Naramata. We offer competitive wages, benefits, and a fantastic working environment where we all work together. We are looking for tasting room staff, bistro servers, line cooks, and vineyard staff for the 2023 season. If you’ve been looking to learn more about wine and have a lot of fun while you do it, we might be the perfect fit!
As the fastest growing optical retail group with over 2,500 healthcare businesses around the world, we’re thrilled to make our arrival in Canada. Founded in the U.K. by optometrists, Specsavers has been committed to changing lives through better sight since the very beginning, nearly 40 years ago. We are making quality eyecare and affordable eyewear available at each of our locations across 11 countries – caring for over 41 million patients and customers.
Experience in optics is not required if you have a passion for customer service and a willingness learn. We are all about providing you the training to help you develop your career and reach your aspirations. Join our global network that has helped professionals grow their careers as we also grow to open 200 locations across Canada.
At Summerland Seniors Village, we provide all the comforts of home including safety, unparalleled support and nursing care, so seniors can live at ease and their families can have peace of mind knowing they are living in a caring and welcoming seniors home. As a full-services seniors retirement community, we offer a variety of unparalleled amenities to create a fun, vibrant, social, safe and active living environment for seniors. These amenities include a general store, fitness centre, movie theatre, hair salon, spa and more.
Summit is proud to be the industry leaders in the commercial trucking industry for over 19 years; we specialize in trailer Sales, Rentals and provide fully stocked Parts departments and extremely busy and fast paced Service departments! We are proud of our experienced and knowledgeable team of employees who on a daily basis ensure we provide our customers the best products and service.
We have successfully grown to three locations; our two British Columbia locations, Penticton and Prince George and our head office in Acheson Alberta, to ensure our customers in Western Canada are well taken care of.
Summit’s approach to our customers and employees has always been and will continue to be more than just transactional; it’s about the relationships we want to build and sustain for the long haul.
We are committed to giving back and supporting our local charities; providing our employees with competitive wages, comprehensive benefits, company RRSP matching program, opportunities for career development and financial support for professional development and being the employer of choice for our employees.
Safety and employee satisfaction are very high priorities in our company. We pay well and treat our staff the way we would want to be treated.
Teck is one of Canada’s leading mining companies with operations and projects in Canada, the United States, Chile and Peru. We provide essential resources the world is counting on to make life better while caring for the people, communities and land that we love.
We hire the best and the brightest and support their development and success throughout their career journey with Teck. Our commitment to our people is why we've been named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for six consecutive years, one of the World's Best Employers by Forbes and one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People 2023.
Challenging work assignments and excellent opportunities for career growth with a world leader in responsible mining are just some of the reasons to join Teck.
We are seeking extraordinary, enthusiastic Tasting Room Associates to join our Tightrope Winery team. Tightrope Winery is a small, family-run, sustainable winery on the Naramata Bench. A true labour of love for owners Graham (viticulturist) and Lyndsay O’Rourke (winemaker) we are the first Certified Sustainable Winery & Vineyard in BC. We use 100% Naramata Bench grapes to make hand-crafted wines with artistry and passion. Our wines capture the soul of Naramata - the personality, character, culture, and fruit of ‘the Bench’.
The role of a Tasting Room Associate is varied, and no two days will be the same! From working at the wine tasting bar, organizing, and leading experiences, creating memorable experiences and having fun.
Tiki Shores Inn & Suites continues the Okanagan tradition of casual hospitality, welcoming guests from around the globe with comfortable, affordable resort-style accommodations. Hiring for a variety of positions.
Tim Hortons Restaurants servicing the South Okanagan in 4 locations in Penticton, Summerland, Oliver and Osoyoos.
Total Restoration Services is an award-winning local restoration company with an excellent reputation. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and the winner of the “Best Workplace Culture”, "Community Support Excellence" and "Business of the Year" at the Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards.
We are the South Okanagan and Similkameen’s leading 24/7 emergency disaster mitigation and restoration business.
What we can offer if you join part of the Total Team:
- Equal opportunity employer
- Extended benefits - dental, extended medical, vision, prescriptions, LTD, life insurance
- Deferred Profit-Sharing Program
- Monthly staff appreciation luncheon
- Yearly salary reviews
- Birthday, work anniversary and employee recognition opportunities
- Community networking events
Travel Penticton is a Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), charged with the task of providing marketing and awareness to potential travelers on a regional, provincial, national and international level. Travel Penticton manages the Penticton Visitor Information Centre, which helps visitors make the most of their stay.
Do you love Penticton and the South Okanagan? Are you the one who plans out itineraries when your friends and family come to visit? Provide them with dinner or dessert recommendations, adventures to go on, and wineries or breweries to visit? Travel Penticton is looking for a dynamic team player that loves to help visitors plan their vacation. You know the best spots to stay, eat, drink, shop, and play! The secret gems of Penticton are there to be discovered and you’re happy to share your little piece of South Okanagan paradise secrets.
The Visitor Services Counsellor is an important link between the visitor and the tourism industry products and service providers. The Visitor Services Counsellor is responsible for maintaining the day-to-day operations of the Visitor Centre under the direction of the Visitor Services Supervisor.
We offer training, staff discounts, uniform, free parking, and a fun and safe work environment. This position is seasonal full-time, 5 days per week. Flexibility on hours required, including potential early morning, evening, and weekend work.
Based in beautiful Okanagan Falls, BC, Unit Electrical Engineering (UEE) designs and manufactures standard and custom electrical power, distribution and control equipment for mining, renewable energy, oil & gas, commercial & industrial and transportation all around the world.
- Understands the need for work life balance and works with employees to achieve that balance by offering hybrid remote work, flexibility for appointments, family time, and a social committee focused on fun and inclusion.
- Recognizes the importance of investing in the education and development of our employees. We encourage and offer support through our Career Development program.
- is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. A work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals without discrimination on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, citizenship, or other protected characteristic.
- To building and preserving a safe, respectable working environment for all its employees.
We're a financial cooperative that does things differently. That means we create innovative yet simple solutions to help people achieve their financial dreams and life goals.
Our work environments will accelerate your personal and professional growth inspiring you to lead with courage. We strive to be an employer of choice, not just for what we do, but how we do it.
The most fun a person could have during the summer! Being a fleet manager means independent work, bonuses, and lots of time enjoying the Okanagan sunshine. Every day is a new adventure! FREE use of an e-bike when not rented :)
We're seriously fun! We value fun and encourage it as a management style and as a culture. We work hard, but party even harder (if you like that sort of thing). People are our greatest asset. We believe in treating people with respect and giving them the freedom to be themselves. At Virgin Plus you get:
- Good pay
- Awesome benefits, including medical and dental benefits
- Chances to build on your talents and advance your career
- Equal opportunities
- Clear and fair employment terms
- Clean, healthy and safe working conditions
Wildstone is a General Contractor building in diverse locations across western and northern Canada. Founded in 1995, Wildstone continues to be a family owned and operated business. We take pride in keeping our family values consistent. Our core values capture our best practices and encourage our teams to not only be better in their positions, but to be contributors in the community and to be their best with their families.
We’re committed to developing and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce, and creating a collaborative, team-oriented work culture while ensuring a great work/life balance for our people. Through building together, listening to each other and understanding our differences, we believe we will be a stronger company and be able to provide a better building experience for all.
We Build Industrial Equipment and Machinery Solutions for North America. From steel plate to finished product, Waycon Manufacturing is an innovative leader in design, engineering, and industrial equipment manufacturing.
Why Work at Waycon?
Our extensive manufacturing facility is led by a group of highly experienced tradespeople backed by commitment to quality and precision. Our facility is loaded with extensive tools and expertise to take on interesting jobs. The people at our company have the opportunity to develop their technical skills and work on projects for an array of industries. We offer competitive wages and health and dental benefits for our team members.
CMHA operates Unity Clubhouse which provides social, recreational, and educational programs for individuals living with a mental illness. We also provide mental health education and workshops to the community. Our mental health advocacy program can help in the areas of housing, finances, medical and mental health services. The meals program operates seven days a week at Unity House with lunches served daily. All of our programs promote the mental health of all and support the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness.
The Penticton Chamber of Commerce is a dynamic, trusted and respected business authority that drives economic and social growth and improvement on behalf of, and in support of our members and the community.
Penticton is tackling the housing crisis head-on with the approval of a range of new housing options. Find out more about what’s been approved, what’s being built in Penticton and the work underway to create more opportunities for workforce housing in the community.
Visit the Penticton is Growing webpage for a preview
We provide employment services to people who have disabilities and work with employers who wish to hire them. We do have wage subsidies.
You can complete several programs in Penticton, or begin your studies on credentials at the campus as well. Keep an eye out for programs that are on a rotating basis in Penticton.
The Ooknakane Friendship Centre works to promote, develop and deliver accessible programs and services that support Indigenous peoples living in urban areas and away from home to achieve their vision of health, wellness and prosperity.
We offer supports for Family & Youth, Adult Wellness, Elder Services, and Employment Support.
Our customized and individualized employment program matches job seekers with potential employers in ways that meet the needs of both. Through direct consultation with the employer, our customized services can produce employment through identifying job duties based on the interests, strengths, potential skills and needs of the job seeker. A new job may also be created which could possibly free up valuable production time for fellow employees.
Aside from helping to compensate for the labour supply and demand imbalance we see today, creating employment for those with diverse abilities addresses the social issues of poverty and isolation felt by many of those living with a disability. Employees with diverse abilities match traditional employees in performance, workplace safety and attendance. Most do not require special accommodations.
PIDA members are industrial and manufacturing companies located throughout the industrial zones of Penticton. They represent the leading economic engine of the city and enjoy valued working relationships, with fellow members and with local government and elected officials. PIDA members are recognized as leading professionals in our community.
We are a free service that connects job seekers to employers within the construction trades. We assist with such things as creating a trades focused resume, job search skills and techniques, interview skills and are able to assist with start-up tools.
The South Okanagan Immigrant & Community Services (SOICS) is a non-profit organization and a registered charity dedicated to building a welcoming and inclusive community by promoting cultural harmony and diversity based on the mutual respect and full participation of all people from all backgrounds.
Our organization is a one-stop shop that provides a range of free services to all immigrants, temporary foreign workers, post-secondary international students, and refugees. SOICS assists in the integration of clients through education, advocacy, and projects. We have been managing community projects, building partnerships and achieving integration and multicultural outcomes in the South Okanagan Similkameen for over 45 years.
With the head office in Penticton and outreach services throughout the South Okanagan Similkameen, we meet the clients’ direct needs through language training, licensed childminding, skills development workshops, community connections, employment, and settlement services. Indirectly, we serve the broader community by enhancing its capacity to increase the pace of social and economic integration for newcomers in the region.
Our multilingual team appreciates the valuable contribution immigrants make to Canada while also understanding the challenges of settling in a new country.
Our mission is to alleviate the suffering caused by mental illness, for the individual, their loved ones, and the community. We do this by offering free mental health services to individuals and loved ones in the form of both group and individual Peer Support and Family Support.
Through our Peer Support program, individuals living with mental illness are provided individual and/or group support options to learn about community resources available, create social connections, receive self-care education, and achieve individuals goals. In doing so, individuals can learn new skills and tools to serve them in every day life, including in the workforce.
Moreover, we provide information on how to access the free online BC Peer Support Training Curriculum to those interested in becoming Peer Support Workers themselves. In addition, individuals who don't have access to a computer or who need assistance with navigating the training website can book a time to work on the training in our office with the option of having help available.
I am Candace Lippert, and I am the Admissions Advisor for the Sprott Shaw College Penticton campus. I am also a past graduate, so when I speak about Sprott Shaw, I speak from experience. I personally help students make informed decisions about going to college, and get them set up to start.
At the Penticton campus, we offer a variety of programs to get students prepared for their career. We offer Practical Nursing and a PN Access program, Health Care Assistant, Medical Office Administrator, Early Childhood Education, Community Support Worker Social Services, Paralegal, Legal Assistant, Veterinary Assistant, and a variety of Business programs just to name a few.
We offer student loan application assistance, as well as Employment search assistance to all of our students/graduates. Many of our programs have monthly start dates.
The YMCA of Southern Interior BC, formerly the YMCA of Okanagan, is a charity dedicated to strengthening the foundations of community.
Everyone, regardless of financial circumstances, can access vital services for their health and wellbeing at the Y. Whether it is through pre-diabetes programming, cardiac rehabilitation, swim lessons, fitness classes, child care, after-school enrichment programs, career development services, mental health supports or financial assistance, everything we do lays a healthy foundation for individuals and our community as a whole.
Our goal isn’t to fix people‘s challenges. Instead, we provide relevant and responsive programs and supports to help them tap into their own abilities and shape a better future for themselves.
The WorkBC Centres serving the South Okanagan Similkameen provide employment services to both job seekers and employers. There are two streams of service available which include case managed and self-serve.
Services provided include job search strategies, resume, and interview preparation, assistance with job search, employment counselling/coaching/support, assessments, workshops, short term certification, skills training, work experience, exploring self employment, assistive technology and devices, customized employment and wage subsidy for employers.
Employers may benefit through assistance with their recruitment efforts, information on the local labour market, and access to the wage subsidy program.
All services are free and can be provided in person and virtually. To learn more, contact the WorkBC Centre.
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TIME PRESENTATION 10 a.m. WorkBC: Steps to Success & Resume Review 10:30 a.m. Ready, Willing and Able Inclusive Hiring Program 11 a.m. ASK Wellness Society: Why Work for a Non-Profit? 11:30 a.m. Pro Builders Supply Ltd. / Home Hardware: From Entry Level to Career of Choice 12 p.m. WorkBC: Job Search Tips and Tricks 12:30 p.m. BC Emergency Health Services: BCEHS Career Pathways 1 p.m. BC Corrections: Work Opportunities 1:30 p.m. Interior Health: Entry-Level Careers with Interior Health 2 p.m. Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott: Cultural Awareness in the Workplace 2:30 p.m. Neil Squire, South Okanagan Immigrant Community Services, WorkBC: Diversity Inclusion and Accessibility 3 p.m. Okanagan College: Micro-credentials and Funded Offerings for Employees and Employers 3:30 p.m. City of Penticton: Housing in Penticton 4 p.m. Chandos Construction: Building Better Together 4:30 p.m. Okanagan College: Trades and Apprenticeship Opportunities
2 BC Corrections 3 BC RCMP 9-1-1 Police Dispatch 10 BCEHS - Ambulance Service 4 City of Penticton 1 Interior Health Authority
9 Arterra Wines Canada 18 Cascades Casino (Match Eatery and Public House) 8 Cocktails & Canapes Catering 20 Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Penticton 13 Hester Creek Winery - Terrafina Restaurant 22 OVG360 (SOEC & PTCC) 6-7 Penticton Lakeside Resort and Conference Centre 19 Sandman Hotel Penticton 11 Serendipity Winery 14 Tightrope Winery 17 Tiki Shores Inn & Suites 15 Travel Penticton
35 ASK Wellness Society 31 Bayshore Home Health 26 BGC Okanagan 27 Good Samaritan Canada 25 IG Wealth Management 12 Lower Similkameen Indian Band 5 Maximus Canada Employment Services 28 Naramata Centre Society 30 Okanagan Inclusion 29 OneSky Community Resource 24 Peachcliff Support Services-Gambling Support BC 32 Penticton & District Society for Community Living 21 Regency Southwood Retirement Resort 23 Summerland Seniors Village 33 The Concorde Retirement Community 16 Valley First Credit Union
39 Fairview Mountain Golf Club 37 Hoodoo Adventure Company Ltd 40 Kartplex Racing Corporation 38 Velo Volt Mobile Bike Rentals
Retail & Service
44 7-Eleven Canada 42 Ashley Canada 43 London Drugs 41 Real Canadian Superstore Penticton 34 Specsavers 45 Tim Hortons 36 Virgin Plus
55 Barry Beecroft Fuel Distributors Ltd 51 Berry and Smith Trucking Ltd 62 BINNIE 50 Brutus Truck Bodies 48 Chandos Construction 60 Consolidated Fruit Packers, a division of Star Produce Ltd 49 Greyback Construction Ltd 59 Keldon Electric Ltd 46 KG Industries Ltd 47 M'akola Housing Society 58 Peerless Limited 65 Peter's Bros Construction Ltd 52 Pro Builders Supply Ltd 63 Summit Trailers 54 Sun City Exteriors 61 Teck Resources Ltd 56 Total Restoration Services 57 Unit Electrical Engineering Ltd 64 Waycon Manufacturing Ltd 53 Wildstone Construction Ltd
66 MOVE 97.1
67 Penticton & District Society for Community Living 68 YMCA of Souther Interior BC 69 Neil Squire 70 Ooknakane Friendship Centre 71 SOICS 72 WorkBC South Okanagan 73 Sprott Shaw College 74 Canadian Mental Health Association - SOS 75 SOS Mental Wellness 76 Okanagan College - South Region 77 STEP | Skilled Trades Employment Program 77 BCCA - IN | Integrating Newcomers 78 City of Penticton 79 Penticton Chamber of Commerce 80 Penticton Industrial Development Association
Brought to you by the Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce, the City of Penticton and WorkBC South Okanagan, in partnership with Travel Penticton, Penticton Industrial Development Association and South Okanagan Immigrant and Community Services (SOICS).
Do you have questions about the event? Are you a business attending the Job Fair? Please contact:
Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce