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Territory Manager, Quebec

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Note: This is a Home Based Office as extensive travel is required.

OK Tire Stores Inc. has been part of the Canadian landscape since 1953 and has grown to over 300 locations in Canada. Each OK Tire store is independently owned and operated and is assisted by our Territory Managers to help cultivate and grow their market presence and profitability in their geographic area.

Your role as Territory Manager is:

  • Strategic – analyzing and driving change at the store level
  • Analytical – reviewing sales and identifying areas of opportunity
  • Results Oriented – develop action plans and execute those plans – If we are not growing, we need to identify why and correct it
  • Relationship based – developing strong relationships with business owners to help grow and develop this business
  • Visionary – seeing the potential and translating it to actionable plans for the business owners
  • Service based – working with the business owners on a daily basis to achieve results, identify areas for opportunity

As Territory Manager, you will:

  • Drive profitability at the store level by working with the business owners to develop strategies for; inventory planning, marketing, customer relations and sales.
  • Develop an annual Territory Business Plan.
  • Track, manage and coordinate all sales volumes against targets on an ongoing basis and take necessary action to refocus efforts if targets are not being met.
  • Monitor the customer service standards and equipment needs of OK Tire stores within the territory and encourage Dealers to invest in upgrading skills and equipment.
  • Liaise with the responsible teams to ensure that local campaigns are optimally integrated across channels, reflect the OK Tire strategic imperatives and incorporate relevant messaging, content and value propositions.
  • Provide local advocacy and sales engagement information back to national program stakeholders.

Qualifications:
MUST be fluently Bilingual – French/English; reading, writing, communicating

In addition to a post-secondary education in business or communications, you have:

  • Experience servicing retail and wholesale sectors.
  • Experience in the Automotive Service Industry (Mechanical and Tires) would be an asset.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to earn credibility and build strong relationships.
  • A positive track record in B2B and B2C activities – with a focus on sales and brand development.
  • Sound understanding of retail business operations, including sales, marketing, margins, accounting principles, inventory management, POS systems.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

This role involves extensive travel throughout the territory and a clean driver’s abstract. In return, we offer an excellent compensation program including a company vehicle, benefits package, competitive salary, RRSP program and profit sharing.

Please send us your cover letter and resume to:

Email address: hr@oktire.com

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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Marketing Support Manager – Western Canada

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OK Tire Stores Inc. has been part of the Canadian landscape since 1953 and has grown to over 300+ locations in Canada. Our Corporate Office, based out of South Surrey, is looking to fill a Marketing Support Manager for Western Canada role. This is a 1 year contract, maternity leave coverage with the possibility for extension.

Responsible for supporting our OK Tire stores with their local store advertising strategies as well as executing national campaigns. Reporting to the Director of Marketing, he/she will work closely with our major stakeholders who include our suppliers and our 300+ independent stores.

Key responsibilities include:

National Programs:

  • Execute launch plans for new products/programs including store & field team communication, media support, consumer promotion, point of sale materials, etc. working closely with internal and external partners to ensure brand awareness is achieved
  • Project management of National Programs such as warranty, retail financing, etc.
  • Coordinate tradeshow participation including booth, manpower, etc.

Co-Op Advertising:

  • Obtain pre-approval from Suppliers for all TV, Radio and Print ads.
  • Liaise with the Marketing Support Specialist to process all dealer co-op requests with Suppliers
  • Maintain appropriate database with regards to co-op process and ensure co-op dollars are maximized

Market Research:

  • Ensure constant market monitoring by gathering data, acquiring research, keeping in constant contact with sales strategies and through analysis of brand awareness and customer needs/reactions
  • Provide suggestions to Director of Marketing, and team, based on emerging trends and Social Media
  • Analyze data to anticipate problems, identify opportunities and understand competitive activity and its impact on business. Make recommendations to adjust plans accordingly
  • Monitor and update Website in regards to brand awareness, advertising and promotions

Other Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate workload of Marketing Support Specialist, Graphic Designer, as well as other outside contract/service providers
  • Create/distribute various communication pieces including bulletins and emails supporting upcoming events/advertising
  • Manage corporate brand guidelines
  • Work with Regional Managers in relations to consumer data, advertising plans and initiatives
  • Work with Digital Marketing & Ecommerce Manager in relation to digital advertising strategy execution and implementation
  • Collaborate with senior management on various projects such as website, conference & other event planning, strategic planning, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communication, or related field
  • Minimum 2 to 4 years of direct experience in advertising, brand recognition, consumer promotion, media management, and market research methodology
  • Strong understanding of consumer demographics, consumer purchasing patterns and habits, current trends and needs gap
  • A high energy, creative, self-starting individual who is capable of taking control of a function and can act as a change agent
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to earn credibility and build strong relationships that will serve as an ‘enabler’ in achieving goals
  • Ability to work independently, and to properly prioritize competing tasks while meeting strict deadlines
  • Professional, multi-tasking, team player
  • Proven project management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to communicate confidently to all levels including internal and external customers in both informal and formal presentation roles
  • Strong analytical, reconciliation skills and attention to details
  • Ability to work well under pressure and balance multiple priorities in a fast paced, ever changing high-volume environment
  • Understanding and awareness of Social Media platforms
  • Understanding of ecommerce, PPC, SEO & SEM
  • Working knowledge of web design principles and content management platforms
  • Experience with analytical tools such as Google Analytics
  • Agile/Scrum experience an asset
  • Experience working with agency partners and external vendors
  • Experience working with Slack, Jira, Confluence, and other collaboration tools
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills, ability to communicate confidently to all levels including internal and external customers
  • Verbal and written fluency in French is an asset

We are a great place to work with lots of events, great culture and business casual environment.

If you are interested in joining our team, please send your resume & cover letter to: hr@oktire.com

We thank all applications for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Accounts Payable / Invoicing Clerk

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OK Tire Stores Inc. Corporate Office is looking to add another person to our team! This new role is part of a 4 person team that not only works well together but also is highly productive! We process a high volume of invoices & payables on a daily basis and pitch in to help one-another when needed.

We are looking for someone who can take on a variety of daily tasks that include some manual work (maybe 15%) with the other tasks being computer related entries (85%). The right person would be someone with a positive outlook, strong work ethic, who enjoys being busy and loves multi-tasking.

Location: South Surrey, British Columbia

Here is a snap-shot of what you would do on a daily basis:

  • Manage and prioritize incoming supplier invoices and invoice them to A/R Customers, meeting month end deadlines
  • Manage and prioritize A/P supplier invoices and data enter into accounting software for payment in a timely fashion meeting all deadlines
  • Sorting/batching (both numeric and alpha) and basic calculations
  • A/P batch checking, filing of paid documents, matching up cheque runs, matching up PO’s to invoices

We are looking for someone who has:

  • 2+ years’ experience in high volume/fast paced data entry and/or finance/accounting experience.
  • Accurate keyboarding skills including use of numeric keyboard pad with an ability to sustain keyboarding/typing at an average of +50WPM.
  • Intermediate experience/knowledge in computer applications such as Excel, Outlook, Word

Competencies & Characteristics that are important to us include:

  • Accountability – Takes ownership of personal workload, manages tasks and sets priorities based on business needs.
  • Attention to Detail – must have keen ability for accurate data entry, attends to details and pursues quality in the accomplishment of tasks, regardless of the volume of duties encountered
  • Continuous Improvement – Strives to improve job responsibilities through developing skills and increasing knowledge.
  • Mature & Dependable
  • Time Management – Balances a myriad of tasks; prioritizes duties as needed.
  • Communication – Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing in English
  • Teamwork – Positive self-starter with the ability to work individually as well as part of a team and be able to help other team members as needed
  • Flexible – ability to be agile and change priorities as needed

OK Tire offers an excellent compensation program that including a competitive salary, fully paid benefits package (except LTD), Matching RRSP program, Annual profit share, Personal Days and a Health & Wellness spending account.

If this sounds like the job you have been looking for – then please send us your cover letter and resume ASAP to:

Email address: hr@oktire.com

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 

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Systems Administrator

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OK Tire Stores Inc. has been part of the Canadian landscape since 1953 and has grown to over 300+ locations in Canada. Our Corporate Office team is also GROWING – we are now adding a new member to our IT team!

Location: South Surrey (192nd & 21st Avenue)

The Systems Administrator, under the direction of the IT Manager, will primarily be responsible to provide internal information technology support, such as server security, software updates, and hardware maintenance. This position will provide technical advice and assistance to employees. This role will also troubleshoot errors and fix system issues via periodic testing, help desk tickets, and other methods.

Snapshot of what your position will deliver on:

  • Assist with the planning, approval, and implementation of technology projects from inception to completion
  • Provide internal information technology support, such as server security, software updates, and hardware maintenance
  • Perform root cause analysis of system failures and identify bottlenecks to ensure long-term efficiency of all IT systems
  • Oversee the implementation, deployment, and operation of information systems and technology solutions for business needs
  • Document processes and systems pertaining to the IT infrastructure
  • Administration and maintenance of companies wireless AP’s and switches
  • Administration and maintenance of Microsoft Active Directory and Exchange / Office 365 environments
  • Assess and document the requirements of end-users
  • Answer calls to tech support number and create and resolve tickets using helpdesk system
  • Conduct regular data backups to protect the organization’s information.  Ensure that scheduled backup jobs completed successfully
  • Perform in-person, on-site repairs of PC desktop hardware, printers, and other peripherals
  • Analyse complex business needs presented by the user community and/or customers/clients and recommend technical solutions
  • Maintain and keep the company’s telecommunication systems running with minimal downtime
  • Evaluate hardware and software to ensure that it meets company requirements
  • Set up monitoring of the computer system to prevent any unauthorized access
  • Ensure that server and storage hardware is adequately sized and configured; conduct capacity planning scenarios to meet future needs
  • Assist with the planning, approval, and implementation of technology projects from inception to completion
  • Provide technical direction to co-workers on the computer and network usage and offer comprehensive advice and instructions.
  • Ensures high availability and acceptable levels of performance of mission-critical host computer resources.
  • Stay informed on new or emerging trends and technologies that provide clear benefits to the organization, business partners, and/or customers/clients
  • Monitoring ticket SLA’s, evaluating user satisfaction levels and making recommendations for improvement
  • Create, update and maintain policies that pertain to the department. Up to and including, End User Agreements, Mobile Device Management, Disaster Recover, Data Retention, etc.
  • Use ITIL best practices for Incident, Problem, Asset, Project and Purchase Management
  • Manage and monitor virtualized VMWare servers

COMPETENCIES/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with Microsoft AD DS, SQL Server and Exchange/MS Office environment
  • Sound understanding of network principles: DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP, VPN, RDP
  • Experience with the following technologies would be an asset:  Citrix, VMWare, EMC SAN’s, EMC replication manager, Sophos Endpoint, Veeam Backup
  • Strong knowledge of systems administration procedures and methodologies
  • Affinity for a culture that emphasizes Agile methodologies and automation
  • Project management and business analysis expertise (gathering requirements, developing technical and functional specifications, etc.)
  • Accountability – Takes ownership of personal workload and performs tasks to completion within deadlines
  • Attention to Detail – Attends to details and pursues quality in the accomplishment of tasks, regardless of the volume of duties encountered
  • Time Management – Balances a myriad of tasks; prioritizes duties as needed
  • Demonstrated aptitude for learning new technologies
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to non-technical members of the organization
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • High level of integrity and work ethic
  • Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands
  • Demonstrated time management skills
  • Ability to work individually as well as part of a team
  • Knowledge of ITIL Processes a recommendation
  • Knowledge of VMWare a requirement

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

  • AWS / Microsoft Azure / GCP experience would be an asset
  • Business Intelligence / Analysis experience would be an asset
  • SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) Experience would be an asset
  • Data Warehouse/Mining experience would be an asset
  • ERP Implementation Experience (Infor SX.e) would be an asset
  • Birst, Power BI, Qlik Sense, Tableau experience would be an asset
  • MDX/DAX experience would be an asset

If you are interested in this opportunity please send your resume to hr@oktire.com

OK Tire offers an excellent compensation program that including a competitive salary, fully paid benefits package (except LTD), Matching RRSP program, Annual profit share, Personal Days and a Health & Wellness spending account.

We thank all applications for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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OK La Crete – Journeyman Technician

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Honestly Driven – all employees of OK Tire Stores know that providing exceptional customer service and quality workmanship is our number one priority. As part of our team all members believe in:

  • Open and honest communication
  • Personal commitment towards success
  • Team spirited participation – learning, coaching, mentoring

Journeyman Technician – working as part of the Vehicle Service’s Team you will be responsible for a variety of duties relating to the repair and maintenance of vehicle’s including:

  • Diagnosis/Inspection: communicating with customers and/or road testing, performing related diagnostic testing (computerized and manual), detailing all related issues
  • Technical Repairs: perform all related vehicle repairs as required ensuring excellence in workmanship and quality
  • Customer Service: liaise with customers and Service personnel regarding work performed as well as preventative maintenance requirements
  • Shop Related: general housekeeping, inspection of shop supplies, assisting in other areas as needed

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Certified Journeyman with 2-5 years previous experience in the automotive trade
  • Highly organized and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to take direction and complete tasks as assigned
  • Team player
  • Physically capable of lifting and moving items up to 50 lbs+
  • Current and valid driver’s license

If you Honestly believe that you have what it takes to become part of our team we would like to hear from you! 

We offer a competitive wage and other benefits that will be discussed with candidates that are short-listed for interviews.

Please forward your resume and cover letter to:

Contact person: Kevin Gerbrandt
Drop by in person: 11102 100 St, La Crête, AB
Email address: kevin@oktirelacrete.com
Fax: 587-748-0103

 

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OK Bassano – Automotive Technician / Mechanic

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Honestly Driven – all employees of OK Tire Stores know that providing exceptional customer service and quality workmanship is our number one priority. As part of our team all members believe in:

  • Open and honest communication
  • Commitment towards success
  • Team spirited participation – learning, coaching, mentoring

Automotive Technician/Mechanic – working as part of the Vehicle Service’s Team you will be responsible for a variety of duties relating to the repair and maintenance of vehicle’s including:

Repair/Maintenance

  • Road test motor vehicles and test automotive systems and components for diagnostic of issues
  • Perform automotive repairs including, but not limited to, front-end, engine repair, tune-ups, brake systems, transmission, oil changes
  • Review all repairs with Shop Manager/Owner prior to executing repairs
  • Notify Shop Manager/Owner if any unforeseen issues arise
  • Assist other team members with repairs/maintenance, as required

 Shop Related

  • Ensure work area is kept neat and tidy including cleaning/sweeping daily
  • Dispose of used items in appropriate recycling areas and notify Shop Manager/Owner when removal is required

 Customer Service

  • Provide explanation and diagnosis of repairs needed, when required to do so
  • Ensure customer vehicle is kept clean and free from any damages while in our possession
  • Take ownership of your repairs and strive to ensure all necessary components are completed to ensure customer satisfaction and zero return-defects

Skills/Qualifications Required:

  • 2-5 years previous experience in the automotive trade; preference given to those who are licensed
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Able to take direction and complete tasks as assigned
  • Willingness to learn
  • Able to multi-task and handle multiple priorities
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Physically capable of lifting and moving items up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be available to work full-time, 5 days a week + overtime when required

If you Honestly believe that you have what it takes to become part of our team we would like to hear from you!

We offer a competitive wage and other benefits that will be discussed with candidates that are short-listed for interviews.

Please drop by in person or submit your resume via email: 

Email address: oktirebass@telus.net
Drop by in person: 204 – 10th Street West, Bassano, Alberta

 

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OK Tofield – Apprentice Mechanic

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Honestly Driven – all employees of OK Tire Stores know that providing exceptional customer service and quality workmanship is our number one priority. As part of our team all members believe in:

  • Open and honest communication
  • Personal commitment towards success
  • Team spirited participation – learning, coaching, mentoring

1st or 2nd Year Apprentice Mechanic – responsible for a variety of duties which includes supporting the Head Mechanic in assisting with automotive repairs/maintenance. Working as part of the Shop Team, the Tire Technician/Installer is responsible for a variety of tasks including:

  • Repair/Maintenance: road test motor vehicles and test automotive systems and components for diagnostic of issues, perform general automotive repairs
  • Tire Services: mounting/installation, balance & rotation, flat repairs
  • Shop Related: general housekeeping, Health & Safety compliance, shop supply replenishment, assisting in other areas as needed
  • Customer Service: communicating directly to customers or Service personnel

Skills/Qualifications:

  • 1st or 2nd year Apprentice Mechanic.
  • Highly organized and strong attention to detail
  • Able to take direction and complete tasks as assigned
  • Willingness to learn
  • Able to multi-task and handle multiple priorities on a daily basis
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Physically capable of lifting and moving items up to 50 lbs.

If you Honestly believe that you have what it takes to become part of our team we would like to hear from you!

We offer a competitive wage and other benefits that will be discussed with candidates that are short-listed for interviews.

Please forward your resume and cover letter to:

Contact: Don Young
Email address: tofi@oktirebaden.ca
Drop by in person: OK Tire Tofield
5031 – 53rd Avenue, Tofield, AB

 

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OK Baden – Tire Technician

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Honestly Driven – all employees of OK Tire Stores know that providing exceptional customer service and quality workmanship is our number one priority. As part of our team all members believe in:

  • Open and honest communication
  • Personal commitment towards success
  • Team spirited participation – learning, coaching, mentoring

Tire Technician – Working as part of the Shop Team, the Tire Technician/Installer is responsible for executing any/all tire related services as outlined below.

Tire Services

  • Tire Repairs – responsible for determining the best method of repair and then completing the task or making recommendations for replacement/warranty if warranted
  • Installation – perform installation and proper balancing of newly installed tires ensuring that all check-points have been covered such as proper inflation, rotation, etc.
  • Rotation – ensure proper rotation of tires, documenting of rotation for future reference

Shop Related

  • Ensuring work area is kept neat and tidy including cleaning/sweeping daily
  • Ensure that all equipment and general parts required for tire services are well maintained and that no stock-outs occur of commonly used parts/supplies
  • Dispose of used items in appropriate recycling areas and notify Shop Manager/Owner when removal is required

Customer Service

  • Provide explanation and recommendation for repairs or replacement of tires
  • Ensure customer vehicle is kept clean and free from any damages while in our possession
  • Take ownership of your repairs and strive to ensure all necessary components are completed to ensure customer satisfaction and zero return-defects

General

  • Full-time position, 8 hours a day with a 1 hour unpaid break/lunch
  • Employees must wear appropriate shirt/slacks as provided and ensure they are in a presentable condition (i.e. clean)
  • Follow all Health & Safety requirements

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Some previous experience/knowledge in the automotive trade preferred
  • Able to take direction and complete tasks as assigned
  • Willingness to learn
  • Able to multi-task and handle multiple priorities on a daily basis
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Physically capable of lifting and moving items up to +50 lbs
  • Must be available to work full-time, 5 days a week + Saturday mornings

If you Honestly believe that you have what it takes to become part of our team we would like to hear from you!

We offer a competitive wage and other benefits that will be discussed with candidates that are short-listed for interviews.

Please forward your resume and cover letter to:

Contact: Doug Spry
Email address: dspry@oktirebaden.ca
Drop by in person: OK Tire Baden
1413 Gingerich Rd. Baden Ontario

 

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OK Val Rita – Tire Repair Technician

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Honestly Driven – all employees of OK Tire Stores know that providing exceptional customer service and quality workmanship is our number one priority. As part of our team all members believe in:

  • Open and honest communication
  • Personal commitment towards success
  • Team spirited participation – learning, coaching, mentoring

Tire Repair Technician – Working as part of the Giant Tire Repair Team, you will be responsible for a variety of duties relating to the repair and maintenance of Off The Road tires:

  • Inspection: inspect tires for injuries and determine proper repairs to be completed
  • Technical Repairs: perform all related repairs as required ensuring excellence in workmanship and quality; such as cold patch, vulcanizing repair (spot and section)
  • Tire Repair: 49 inch and below such as flotation, agriculture, smooth small OTR, utilize Vulcan and autoclave
  • Shop Related: general housekeeping, inspection of shop supplies, assisting in other areas as needed

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years experience
  • ITRS Certification is an asset
  • Highly organized and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to take direction and complete tasks as assigned
  • Team player
  • Available for possible extended hours and shift work
  • Physically capable of lifting and moving items up to 50lbs+
  • Current, valid driver’s license

If you Honestly believe that you have what it takes to become part of our team we would like to hear from you!

We offer a competitive wage and other benefits that will be discussed with candidates that are short-listed for interviews.

Please forward your resume and cover letter to: 

Email address: pataudras@murrayoktire.ca
Fax #: 705-335-8498

 

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OK Prince George – Journeyman Technician

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Honestly Driven – all employees of OK Tire Stores know that providing exceptional customer service and quality workmanship is our number one priority. As part of our team all members believe in:

  • Open and honest communication
  • Personal commitment towards success
  • Team spirited participation – learning, coaching, mentoring

Journeyman Technician – working as part of the Vehicle Service’s Team you will be responsible for a variety of duties relating to the repair and maintenance of vehicle’s including:

  • Diagnosis/Inspection: communicating with customers and/or road testing, performing related diagnostic testing (computerized and manual), detailing all related issues
  • Technical Repairs: perform all related vehicle repairs as required ensuring excellence in workmanship and quality
  • Customer Service: liaise with customers and Service personnel regarding work performed as well as preventative maintenance requirements
  • Shop Related: general housekeeping, inspection of shop supplies, assisting in other areas as needed

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Certified Journeyman with 2-5 years previous experience in the automotive trade
  • Highly organized and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to take direction and complete tasks as assigned
  • Team player
  • Physically capable of lifting and moving items up to 50 lbs+
  • Current and valid driver’s license

If you Honestly believe that you have what it takes to become part of our team we would like to hear from you! 

We offer a competitive wage and other benefits that will be discussed with candidates that are short-listed for interviews.

Please forward your resume and cover letter to:

Contact person: Trish Andrews
Drop by in person: 1655 20th Ave Prince George BC
Email address: oktirepg@shaw.ca

 

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