Career BUZZ: ‘Best Of’ Top Jobs in the Kootenays - April 7 issue

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Here is a selection of the 10 'Best Of' top jobs Kootenay Business has featured on Career Buzz over the last six weeks. (Disclaimer: Some of these jobs may have been filled, please check with the employers before applying)

Tire Technician—Revelstoke

Looking for a Tire Technician with experience in balancing, repairing and installation of tires on passenger and light truck vehicles. Basic mechanical knowledge & maintenance, lube/oil filter changes, clean-up of tire bays and organizational skills required. Must have a valid Provincial Driver's License. If you are hardworking, reliable and a team player with a positive attitude, come to Revelstoke Excel Tire with your resume and ask for Jay or Dean. [email protected]

Invasive Plant Management Crew Members—Cranbrook, BC

Maple Leaf Forestry Ltd. has exciting opportunities for invasive plant management crew members. Positions offered are based out of Cranbrook. The anticipated start date is mid-May carrying through until September 2017 with an opportunity for extension with other roles in the company. Please note: the work schedule is dependent on the season’s weather. Contact: [email protected]

Client Service Professional—Cranbrook

Koocanusa Publications Incorporated (KPI) Media is looking for an energetic individual who is an excellent communicator and strong team player. This Client Service Professional position involves working directly with a client base of small and large business owners, agents, and marketing managers who are located throughout  the East and West Kootenay region—helping them maximize their print and Internet advertising, marketing, and promotion. Apply to [email protected]

Senior Park Ranger—Cranbrook

Are you ready for an adventurous and rewarding career in BC’s amazing parks? There are currently 28 regular, full-time positions available across the province. BC Parks is responsible for all matters related to the effective management and conservation of natural and cultural resources in provincial parks, protected areas, recreation areas, conservancies and ecological reserves throughout British Columbia. To learn more, including how to apply online by April 10, 2017 please visit:

Wine Rep, P/T, VQA Wine Agency—Kelowna & Cranbrook, BC

This is a part time job that would be ideal for someone that already is a sales rep for other products who calls on liquor stores and restaurants. Looking for someone to work Tuesday-Thursday, approximately 18-20 hours per week. There is some business already in the territory, however the potential to make it a full-time position with maximum commissions is based solely on your drive! Must have valid and clean drivers abstract, and experience in outside sales/liquor industry a definite asset! Cat & Co Wine Agency, [email protected]

Zipline Guides—Radium/Invermere area

Responsibilities expected, but not limited to: fit gear to guests; facilitate training course; supervise guests throughout tours; facilitate up to 4 tours a day; perform daily and weekly gear checks/course checks; attend weekly training sessions; maintain daily site management (trails and parking lot) and basic cleaning duties. There is a strong possibility of overtime for those who would like to preform additional tours. Email: [email protected]

Auto Body Painter/Prepper—Revelstoke

We are looking for 2 experienced painters and preppers who are certified for our busy ICBC Accredited Collision Repair Shop. Wages depend on experience. Come to Revelstoke and enjoy the outdoor paradise. Email: [email protected]

Equipment Operator (farm equipment)—Cranbrook

Assist technicians in all field management activities for canola parent seed fields, Operate a tractor, combine, or other farm equipment. Drive a company vehicle to bring materials and equipment to and from work sites/fields. Assist in the maintenance and improvement of the farms and facilities. Starting date: early April. End date: October. Work location: Cranbrook and surrounding area. Apply: [email protected]

Beekeeper's Assistant—Creston, BC

Interest in biology and food production. Interested in outdoor work. Physically fit. Must not have a phobia or allergy to bees. Experience in manual labour. Attention to detail and aptitude for bee biology. Starting on May 1st 2017 until the end of August 2017. Less than 30 hours per week (up to 40 hours per week). Assist with field work in honey bee colonies. Bee yard maintenance. Bee equipment moving and placement. Work in honey plant, extracting and filling orders. Plant maintenance. Apply to: Swan Valley Honey, [email protected]

Full-time Drivers—Castlegar

DCT Chambers is recruiting full-time drivers. Headquartered in Vernon, BC, the organization offers over 50 years of service excellence and is ranked among the largest trucking firms based in British Columbia. Drivers should have Super B and mountain experience; 2 years’ experience or equivalent with a valid Class 1 license; ability to perform minor roadside repairs; physical ability to carry out the duties of the position; competent in keeping current log book, inspection reports and documents; organized and reliable, professional and safe. Email to: [email protected] or by fax to 1-888-448-1620.

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