Employers in Attendance

The following employers will be participating in the 2019 Vernon Job Fair.  Stay tuned for more additions.

AcuTruss
AcuTruss is Western Canada's premier supplier of professionally engineered and manufactured roof truss and floor support systems supplying complete engineered solutions to the residential and commercial building industry.

Avalon Event Rentals
Avalon Event Rentals rent tents, tables, chairs linens, dinnerware, glassware and cooking equipment etc... to the event party and wedding industry. We strive to provide an environment that is fun to work in every single day, and we are looking for motivated, hard-working individuals who want to become part of our team.

BC Corrections
BC Corrections plays a leading role in British Columbia’s criminal justice system by protecting the community through offender management and control. Corrections Branch manages community work service and supports offenders to make positive changes in their behaviour and attitudes.

City of Vernon
With meaningful opportunities to shape your community’s future, a career with the City of Vernon will keep you and your career moving forward. We offer a competitive compensation package, training and educational opportunities—and like-minded, inspiring colleagues. Our team members are provided with the tools and skills needed to thrive in the organization.

City Furniture and Appliances
Over 40 years in business, with over 20 locations in BC and Alberta, City Furniture & Appliances is the largest independent home furnishing chain in western Canada and the 2018 Western Canada Furniture Retailer of the year! We are hiring for all positions so come by and see if your next step is a career in home furnishings.

Corbett Office Plus
Incorporated in 1965 Corbett Office Plus is a 100% Canadian locally owned and operated business committed to the Okanagan community. For over 53 years we have been helping Okanagan businesses grow and succeed by offering a complete range of products and solutions including office products and supplies; office furniture; imaging systems; technology and technical support. We are ideally situated to serve the entire Okanagan region with quality products and exceptional services.

Davison Orchards
Davison Orchards is a dynamic place, it is a family place, and at times it is a crazy place! We grow over twenty varieties of apples and have eighteen ground crops spread over 120 acres of land. We are home to a bakery, cafe, cannery, beautiful retail store, a farm play area, rustic animal barn, a produce packing line, and our own fresh apple juice press. Our season runs from May 1 to October 31.

Hytec-Kohler Inc.
Hytec is a KOHLER company located in Armstrong, BC that is an ever-growing business focused on providing quality bathing products. We have been a part of our community and serving Western Canada since 1979 and have been part of the Kohler family of business since 1987.

Interior Health Authority
Located in the Southern Interior, Interior Health (IH) is one of six publicly funded health authorities in the province. With more than 19,000 employees and nearly 1,600 physicians on our team, we are developing the future of health care through innovation and professional development. IH is currently hiring for various professions across the region. Come chat with us about our career opportunities!

Kal Tire
Kal Tire is Canada’s largest independent tire dealer and one of North America’s largest commercial tire dealers with over 260 Kal Tire retail and commercial stores in Canada, warehouse facilities and 10 retread manufacturing plants. In addition Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group is a global leader in mining tire service and supply, operating on more than 150 mine sites across 18 countries and five continents. The company employs more than 6,500 team members globally.

Kindale Developmental Association
We are a CARF accredited non-profit charity supporting children, youth, and adults with diverse abilities with residential options, day programs, community inclusion and employment services, affordable housing, and Thrift Stores. We are in communities throughout the North Okanagan and Shuswap.  We are seeking compassionate, dedicated people as Community Support Workers, Respite Workers, and Home Share Providers.  Education and/or experience in caring for children with special needs and/or adults with intellectual and other disabilities, mental health challenges, behaviours, and physical impairments is necessary.  Class 4 driver’s license, clean driving record, First Aid, and Criminal Record Check are mandatory.  Physical stamina and strength are required to support people with personal hygiene and dressing.  Kindale front-line staff are members of the BCGEU.

KingFisher Boats
KingFisher is the fastest growing designer, builder and marketer of welded heavy-gauge sportfishing boats in North America. We build and distribute 33 models supported by a 50 dealer network strategically located from across North America.

Laing Roofing
Laing Roofing (Vernon) Ltd. is a commercial roofing and architectural sheet metal construction company. Laing Roofing Ltd. was established in 1987 and expanded to Vernon in 2007. We are one of the largest commercial roofing companies in the interior of BC. Laing offers our team members sponsorship / tuition to attend the RCABC Roofing, Damp and Waterproofing OR Architectural Sheet Metal programs.

Maven Lane
We believe children should have fun and experience hands-on learning, and that we should offer an environment that respects and nurtures the pace of each child’s development. At Maven Lane, we’ve adopted the Emergent Curriculum approach to early learning because it reflects our beliefs and it mirrors what we know about how children learn best. We employ a hand-picked team of knowledgeable and nurturing early childhood educators who are committed to ongoing professional development.

Paladin Security
Do you have superior customer service skills and a passion for helping people? Are you able to think quickly on your feet and defuse difficult situations? Your track record of handling a great deal of responsibility combined with your varied life experience and enthusiasm for a job well done make you an ideal candidate for our team, and we want to meet you!

Predator Ridge
We are a real estate development resort community that offers golf, hiking trails, cycling, tennis and pickle-ball courts and yoga platforms. Our seasonal operation includes positions for Food and Beverage, Golf, Landscape, Grounds, Housekeeping and Accommodations.

Read Canadian Superstore
We are looking for customer orientated people, with great customer service. No training required as we train on the job. Great perks and an opportunity for growth with the company.

Sparkling Hill Resort
Adorned in crystals and situated on top of a granite bluff overlooking Lake Okanagan sits Sparkling Hill Resort, a modern oasis of well-being, one of the premier destination spa resorts in the world. At Sparkling Hill Resort, we are proud to offer exciting opportunities in hospitality careers. We strive to create a family-style environment and recognize that our people and their development are the most important asset to our resort.

Starbucks
Our baristas personally connect with, laugh with and uplift the lives of our customers. The work goes beyond handcrafting a perfectly made beverage; its abut creating a human connection with every customer. We have full time and part time positions available.

Vantage Living
Vantage Living is a local family owned senior community company. We own several senior care homes in the Okanagan and throughout BC and Alberta. Our mission is to create vibrant communities that enable seniors to live healthier, happier and more fulfilling lives. We are seeking experienced health care assistants, LPNs, RNs, allied health professionals and hospitality staff like you to join our team of like-minded caregivers working together to enrich the lives of seniors.

Vegpro International
Salade Etcetera! Inc (a division of Vegpro International) is a family owned business founded in 1998. The company sells prepackaged salads across North America with four packaging plants, including our Coldstream Facility. We are one of Canada's largest vegetable produces selling our product to all major Canadian grocery chains and to leading US chains. Clients include Loblaw's, Wal-Mart, Costco, Sobey's, Metro, Save-On and all of their banners.

Walmart
Your Career is Calling at Vernon Walmart. There’s a difference between a job and a career. A job is sometimes just a pay cheque. A career is more than that. A career defines how your skills, knowledge and experiences come together to build the life you want for you and your family. It’s part of life’s journey.

The following program providers will be joining the Jobseeker Lounge on the mezzanine:

BC Construction Association 
The Skilled Trades Employment Program (STEP) is a government funded province-wide employment program focused on sourcing qualified candidates for BC construction employers who are hiring, and on helping British Columbians start or develop rewarding careers in the trades. Our program is a no fee service to both employers and eligible job seekers. We assist participants with their active job search and we can provide some financial supports for safety course fees, boots, work attire and tools needed to start work.

Electrical Joint Training Committee
The EJTC is a partnership between the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 213 and the Electrical Contractors Association (ECA) of BC. We have been providing apprenticeship training in BC for more than 100 years, and we are proud of our record of service and quality.

Okanagan College
A post-secondary institution offering a variety of programs ranging from certificates to degrees. We have the second largest trades training institute in BC and offer free upgrading courses through our Adult Basic Ed department.

WorkBC - Community Futures North Okanagan
A job board and so much more, WorkBC can help you find work, plan your career and education, get skills for today's labour market and connect with employers.