Summer Student Bylaw Compliance


May 6, 2019 – August 30, 2019
Two (2) Positions

Competition #: 17-COV-19
Closing Date: 
February 27, 2019
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour (as per CUPE, Local 626, Vernon Civic Employees Collective Agreement)
Days/Hours: Varies
Note: Driver’s Abstracts will be required at the time of shortlisting.
            Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit to a Police Information Check.

Duties Include:

  • Provides assistance to the Noxious Weed Inspector for the City of Vernon in the provision of educational programs, advertising and mail outs.
  • Tracks reactive and proactive enforcement activities and provides data entry in both database and spreadsheet formats.
  • Works with small tools and provides physical labour in association with the removal of noxious weeds both on public and private property.  
  • Patrols downtown core for parking facility and traffic violations.
  • Issue parking tickets, picks up fines and tracks tickets on FOM sheets.
  • Advises Bylaw Compliance Officers/RCMP of safety/security concerns within the downtown core.
  • Assists Bylaw Compliance Officers or Assistant Bylaw Compliance Officers as required.
  • Acts as a good-will ambassador.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • All persons employed by the City of Vernon will be required to assist the City in providing emergency services.  Duties assigned during an emergency may differ from regular duties.

Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates are eligible for summer student employment if they:

  • are currently enrolled and returning to post-secondary studies;
  • hold a minimum Class 7 Novice N BC Driver's License.  In accordance with ICBC regulations, students with a 7N license are responsible for displaying and removing their N decal when operating City vehicles.  These students may not carry more than one passenger;
  • are a permanent resident within the Greater Vernon Area (Greater Vernon Area defined as Coldstream and Electoral Areas B and C).  Candidates may attend school in another location, but they must have lived within the Greater Vernon Area for at least one year prior to attending school (excluded, and therefore ineligible for student employment with the City of Vernon are the areas of Spallumcheen, Lumby, Armstrong and Lake Country);
  • have not worked the maximum allowable 3 summer work terms.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimal experience in weed control and general maintenance.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to operate vehicles with both manual and automatic transmissions.
  • Some knowledge of the methods, techniques, materials, tools and equipment used in general maintenance work.
  • Knowledge of safe work practices as related to WCB regulations.
  • Ability to understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with employees and the general public.
  • Sufficient physical strength, stamina and coordination to perform manual outdoor work in inclement weather.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an acceptable criminal record check and vulnerable sector check.
How to Apply: 

Please submit your resume, quoting the appropriate competition number to:  Human Resources, City of Vernon, using one of the following methods:

  • Online at (In MS Word or PDF Format) or
  • By Fax:  (250) 550-3551

Internal applicants are asked to complete the on-line Application for Internal Posting form located on Jostle and forward this along with a resume.

By making application, you are authorizing the City of Vernon to verify, through whatever means deemed appropriate, any information included in your applicant profile.

The City of Vernon wishes to thank all applicants; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.