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/