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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply for available positions?

Positions are filled through a job posting process.  Applications may be submitted through the following methods:

  • Mailed or dropped off during normal business hours, or dropped in the mail slot after hours
  • Faxed to (250) 550-3719
  • Emailed to [email protected] (MS Word or pdf format please)

All applications must be received on or before the closing date of the competition, and must include the competition number.


Where are employment opportunities advertised?

All employment opportunities are advertised on this website.  Employment opportunities may also be advertised in newspapers, on professional association websites, and on job search websites as deemed appropriate for each job posting.


What form should my application be in?

A current resume specifying the position and competition number may be submitted in MS Word or pdf format.


What else should I submit with my application?

It is helpful if you submit copies of any relevant qualifications, including the following:

  • Post-secondary certificates, diplomas or degrees
  • Transcripts
  • Computer courses
  • Trade qualification certificates
  • Current driver’s abstract (if applicable to the position)

Do you accept unsolicited applications or resumes?

No, applications are accepted for current postings only.


Do you accept ‘late’ applications for job postings?

We do accept applications after the competition has closed, however, the application will be marked ‘late’ and will not be considered until all other applications have been reviewed.


How do I know if I have been short-listed?

All applicants are thanked for their interest, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.  We endeavour to contact short-listed candidates as soon as possible after the competition closing date.  We appreciate your patience throughout the recruitment process, and ask that you refrain from calling our office unless you are requested to do so.


What will my job interview be like?

Panel interviews are conducted, consisting of the department Supervisor, the Human Resources Officer and sometimes other participants.  A variety of knowledge, situational and behavioural-based interview questions will be asked.  Interviews are typically 30 minutes to one hour in length, depending on the complexity of the position.


Do you do any pre-employment testing?

Skill or job-related testing may be required for specific positions.   You would be informed, in advance, of any testing that we might ask you to participate in.


How long will the hiring process take?

We endeavour to complete the hiring process as quickly as possible.  We thank you in advance for your patience!


Contact Us

Human Resources
9848 Aberdeen Road
Coldstream, BC   V1B 2K9
Email:  [email protected]
Phone:  (250) 550-3718
Fax:  (250) 550-3719