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

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Employer of the month

The Bayside Oceanfront Resort – November 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

“Parksville’s finest resort on Canada’s most desired Island. A distinctively iconic oceanfront property where all senses are indulged, the culture is authentic, the setting is gorgeous, and the experience is second to none”

We have welcoming, engaging and empowered team members providing memorable experiences at every turn of the tide.

 

How many employees do you have? 

We have 60+ employees.

 

What do you look for in a new employee?

We look for someone who loves working in the hospitality industry from the front desk, housekeeping to full food and beverage service. Our team members have respect, integrity, teamwork, empowerment and humility for each other and our guests.

 

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

Be ready to come in with a positive attitude and ready to learn and grow! The Bayside has made big changes in the last year and we are only getting better!

 

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

Yes, various positions throughout the hotel such as front desk, housekeeping, full food and beverage areas, front of house and back, events and catering to management.

 

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

Apply by email to careers@baysideresortparksville.com

 

McGorman MacLean Chartered Professional Accountants – October 2019

 

 

 

 

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

We are a chartered professional accounting firm located in beautiful downtown Parksville, BC. We offer a full complement of personalized accounting and income tax services to individual and corporate clients. We place great emphasis on delivering an exceptional customer experience for each and every client. Since our inception in 1982, we have gradually grown our client base by hiring exemplary people with top skills and training, by keeping current on global and local changes that affect the way we do business, by actively listening to our clients, and by always going the extra mile. We are proud of our well-earned reputation in the community as a firm known for its exceptional calibre of work, professional integrity, and expertise.

Our team is a progressive group of accounting professionals who love our work. We support employees’ professional development, and believe in providing opportunities for growth within the company. We know that our staff is what makes our firm stand apart, and our work environment reflects the value we place on our people.

 

How many employees do you have?

 We currently have 17 employees consisting of chartered professional accountants, accounting technicians, articling students and administrative staff.

 

 What do you look for in a new employee?

 We’re looking for an enthusiastic self-starter who is able to work independently or as part of a team, in a progressive, fast-paced environment. In addition, we look for the following skillsets at all levels of our staff:

  • Keen attention to detail with a high level of accuracy
  • Excellent organizational, time management, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong commitment to providing outstanding customer service
  • Positive attitude and the ability to maintain excellent working relationships with colleagues
  • Highly motivated with a strong work ethic

 

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

When considering an application for one of our positions, take the time to familiarize yourself with who we are and what we do first to ensure the type of work is well suited to you and your career aspirations. It is equally important to us the we are the right fit for our employees as it is for them to be the right fit for us.

 

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

 Yes, we are currently looking for candidates for an accounting technician and accounting student position and intend to hire as soon as possible when the right candidate comes along.

 

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

 Applications can be sent to me, Leanne Souchuck, by email Leanne@mcgormanmaclean.com or applicants can fax their resume and cover letter to 250-248-4504 to my attention.

 

 

Bluenose Detailing – September 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

We can meet most of your automotive needs, from sales to finance, as well as service, repair and detailing. Bluenose has a very good reputation for company sales, service and detailing in the small community of Parksville, upholding the values of quality and client satisfaction.

 

What does being an inclusive employer mean to you and how has it benefited your business?

There have been many benefits of hiring inclusively. For example it creates a good team culture. Our new employee is working out very well and has been with us for over 10 months.

 

How many employees do you have?

5 full-time employees.

 

What do you look for in a new employee?

A person with a well prepared resume that demonstrates reliability, a good work ethic, good listening habits, and is willing to learn new skills/duties.

 

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

We are always looking for people interested in automotive industry and are detail oriented.

 

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

In the spring time our detailing department is most active, so we may be hiring for a Detailer then.

 

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

Bring a detailed resume in person and be prepared for a personal interview.

Qualicum Beach Pharmasave – August 2019

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

We are an independently owned and operated store with a friendly team oriented staff. We offer Competitive Wages, Medical/Dental Benefits, Store Benefits, Training, Staff Events and a terrific working environment with great operating hours.

How many employees do you have?

Approximately 40 people

What do you look for in a new employee?

We like to hire people who have a good attitude and are team players. They must have a great work ethic, be dependable, and be personable. Though someone with experience is an asset, skills can be taught.

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

Come knowing some history about our store, our store hours and what we sell.


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

Yes, we are always evolving and have some staff who are retiring.

Photo Lab Assistant, Cosmeticians, Cashiers, Merchandisers, Pharmacy Tech, Ideal Protein Coach

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

Bring us a resume in person, show us you care!

Career Centre

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

Hours
Mon-Tues 8:30am-4:30pm
Wed 8:30am-6:30pm
Thurs-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm

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