#110 - 198 East Island Hwy, Parksville, BC V9P 2H3      Tel. 250.248.3205   Fax. 250.248.4154

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March 20th Hot Sheet

See this week’s hot sheet for a list of the 47 employers registered for the April 11th Career Centre hiring fair at the Parksville Community Centre!

March 13th Hot Sheet

Customer service skills are highly valued by employers! Gain industry recognized certification by attending SuperHost – Foundations of Service Quality at the Career Centre, Wednesday, March 27, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. SuperHost Foundations of Service Quality course is a comprehensive, practical introduction to the principles of providing a quality service experience. Course fee is $79.00 per person. For more information see this week’s hot sheet.

March 6th Hot Sheet

Hot Leads is now offered Wednesdays at the Career Centre from 10:30 to 11:30. Call us at 250-248-3205 to sign up to get the latest leads in person. See this week’s hot sheet for a listing of a variety of upcoming hiring fairs, events and local job postings.

BC Ferries – March 2019




Tell us about your business/organization and what makes you stand out as an employer?

We offer a unique West Coast working environment with diverse challenges and opportunities. Whether your goal is to work behind the scenes, onboard our ships, or within our land based operations, you are a key contributor to the BC Ferries team.

BC Ferries offers an amazing variety of career paths for those just joining the workforce, as well as experienced marine professionals. If you have always envisioned yourself working onboard one our vessels, opportunities in our Catering, Deck and Engineering departments may be of interest. If a shore-based role is more your style, Terminal or Administrative positions are available in many of our locations.

How many employees do you have?

Approximately 5,100 people proudly serve the coastal communities of British Columbia.

What do you look for in a new employee?

Two key pillars are a commitment to safety and a strong interest in providing exceptional customer service. Other qualities we look for are a strong work ethic and the flexibility to work in various departments and/or locations.

What advice would you give someone who wants to work for your organization?

Look at our website and be aware of the qualifications required for certain positions. If there is training required get the training. Be curious, investigative and ask questions.

Do you anticipate hiring in the next 6 months? If so for what types of positions?

Yes we are currently hiring for seasonal positions on the vessels and in the terminals.

What is the best way for someone to apply if they are interested in working for your organization?

All applications have to be received online through our career website  https://www.bcferries.com/about/employment/

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#110-198 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3
Tel. 250.248.3205
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Mon-Fri: 8:30am-4:30pm