FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – In a council meeting on Monday, the City of Fort St. John recognized three of its employees for their several years of service.
Jennifer Gray was recognized for five years of service with the city. She began her service with the City on February 6, 2017, and worked as the Canadian Police Information Centre Clerk, adding information to the national database.
Prior to joining the city of FSJ as a full-time employee at the RCMP detachment, Gray was briefly a casual public servant with the Peace Region Traffic Unit doing administrative work.
On March 1st, 2021, Jenn took on a new role, opting to move to the RCMP front counter clerk role.
“Jenn is a valued member of the RCMP Support staff team. She brought a wealth of information with her when she started, and she continues to learn new things as opportunities present themselves, or as operationally required. She is very conscientious and her attention to detail has served her well.” the city said.
The second employee to be recognized was Charlene Jackson who has worked for the city for ten years, beginning her career with the city on February 20th, 2012 as a planning and engineering assistant.
Jackson then progressed to planning technologist in 2013 and recently to planner I in August 2021.
“Charlene has made considerable contributions not only through her work in planning with the city but also through her involvement with the BCGEU as part of the local executive, bargaining, and labour management committees, and time as shop steward and on the safety committee,” the city said.
Scott Travis has been working with the city for 25 years and began working at the recreation department back in February of 1997. He quickly moved forward in his knowledge and career with the city as a labourer and a pipelayer.
Travis then progressed into utility maintenance and facility technician positions and into the public works department as an EOI in 2007 and an EOII in 2013.
He became Parks Supervisor in 2016.
“Scott is an extremely knowledgeable and highly respected supervisor for our parks department and proves this daily,” the city said.