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Careers

Explore careers with the City of Castlegar – an ambitious vision, a dynamic municipal government, and a track record of doing cool things.


Current Career Openings

Engineer Co-Op/Career Path Student

Summer Students

Live more in Castlegar, with average housing prices at one-third the average housing price of Metro Vancouver and two-thirds the BC average. Be an outdoors action hero in the West Kootenay wild, in British Columbia’s interior, where the Columbia and Kootenay rivers meet and endless adventures are right in your backyard!

How to Apply

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their detailed resume via email to hr@castlegar.ca by the deadline indicated in the posting, with the subject line indicating the position applied for.

City of Castlegar Careers FAQs

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The City of Castlegar only accepts resumes for open employment postings and the City does not keep resumes on file in anticipation for future postings. We encourage you to watch for and apply for employment opportunities with the City on this web page.

When a position becomes available for external recruitment, the City advertises the employment opportunity in the local newspaper, via this web page, or other employment sites. The advertisement contains a brief job description, statement of minimum training and experience, and a description of any specific certification that may be required. A closing date will be available on every employment advertisement.

Yes. You must submit a separate resume and cover letter for each employment opportunity you’re applying for. You may apply for as many jobs as you wish, so long as the positions are currently open.

No. You must submit a separate resume and cover letter for all positions you are interested in.

The City reviews all applications to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications and special requirements as stated in the job posting. Failure to include all information requested could result in the rejection of your application. With accurate and complete information, we will be able to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

After resumes and cover letters have been screened for qualifications, applicants are then shortlisted. The Corporate Services department will then contact those applicants they wish to interview.

The City appreciates all applicants for their interest and effort in applying, but will only contact the candidates selected for an interview.

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