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FortisBC Street Team

Location: 

Kelowna, BC, CA

Affiliation: MoveUP
Employment Status: Part-Time Temporary
Salary: $21.44
Temp Duration: 12 months

We’re looking for new talent to join us as we reinvent the future of energy. Across BC, we have a diverse team of more than 2,500 employees we can’t do without, yet we’re growing as fast as ever.

You may think we’re your standard utility that delivers natural gas and electricity, but we’re also into cool, innovative energy solutions. Think carbon capture, renewable energies and lower-carbon transportation for a start. We believe in creating a cleaner, healthier tomorrow.

If you like meaningful work, a dynamic environment and forward-thinking colleagues, build your career with us. You’ll get opportunities to grow, lead, solve, and create. So what are you waiting for? Let’s rethink energy together.

Position Overview

 

At FortisBC, we deliver the energy our customers need safely and reliably, at the lowest reasonable cost. We deliver more energy than any other utility in B.C., approximately 21 per cent of the total energy consumed. And we serve approximately 1.1 million customers in more than 135 communities. 
 
What you'll bring!

  • Enthusiasm
  • A solid customer focus
  • Strong communication skills
  • Engaging personality
  • Dedicated work ethic
     

In this role, you will:

 

  • As a Street Team Community Ambassador, you will represent FortisBC at community, retail, and special events throughout the FortisBC service areas. In this role you will promote, and educate customers about energy conservation, energy programs, safety, and company initiatives.
     

What it takes:

 

  • Grade 12 High School Diploma
  • 1-2 years experience in customer service, or similar experience with promotional work
  • Be a highly motivated self-starter with initiative and dedication to job responsibilities.
  • Be very outgoing and personable with a positive attitude and good sense of humour.
  • Possess strong oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills.
  • Enjoy public speaking and interacting with the public.
  • Have experience with computers and MS applications.
  • Previous promotion or event experience would be considered an asset.
  • Be a positive, collaborative team player.
  • Fluent in English; knowledge of a second language is considered an asset.
  • Possess a valid Driver’s License with no restrictions.
  • Be able to lift, carry, and assembly of items and displays weighing up to 50 lbs on a regular basis.

 

What you need to know:

 

  • This position will require travel to events throughout the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, and other FortisBC service areas. Travel for events is reimbursed by FortisBC.
  • This is a part-time temporary position that requires weekend and evening work – including statutory holidays. Weekly hours for this position will vary, with an increased number of work hours during peak seasons.
  • This position has certain physical demands during the shift, including but not limited to: lifting, carrying, and assembly of items and displays weighing up to 50 lbs on a regular basis, set up of display materials and tents, prolonged standing (4-8 hours at a time), bending and reaching.
     

Additional Information

 

  • To be considered for this position, you may be required to attend organized indoor events, which according to the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) order, requires full vaccination as of October 24, 2021.

Our engaging workplace offers a wide range of challenging opportunities, while being safe, inclusive and diverse. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, while supporting life-long career development. We also encourage volunteerism and nourish the need to give back to your community.

 

Safety is our number one priority, and to maintain the health and safety of our employees and broader communities, we have a number of COVID-19 safety measures in place. This includes a requirement for all new employees to provide proof of full vaccination, prior to their first day of work or the start of their employment. And of course, we will consider an accommodation for anyone who’s unable to be vaccinated due to a protected ground as defined by the Human Rights Code.

 

To learn more about the recruitment process with FortisBC, please visit the You’re Applying. What now? page for additional information. 

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