#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

MSE Precast – May 2022

 

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

MSE Precast Ltd is an industry leader that manufactures a wide variety of precast concrete products including Mechanically Stabilized Earth walls (MSE Walls), Residential block walls, Building Cladding, Tilt-up/Precast buildings, Bridges, and Custom precast solutions.

We are a hardworking group that likes to have fun and are deeply committed to providing a great environment and experience for our team.  We believe that by looking after our people, they will help us deliver a quality product and a great experience for our customers.

How many employees do you have?

20-30 permanent year-round positions

What do you look for in a new employee?

Looking for people that want to start or are starting a career in construction, are enthusiastic, and want to learn and explore the opportunities we offer.

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

Be eager and want to develop your skills.

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

Yes, we are currently hiring for Full Time General Laborers in our Qualicum Beach plant.  We can sign off for apprentice hours in Carpentry, Concrete Finishing, and Welding. We are also willing to consider Part-Time or Summer seasonal for students when an agreed schedule can work for the business and the individual.

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

Send your resumes today to:  mike@mseprecast.com

 

Berwick Retirement Community – April 2022

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

Since 1989 Berwick Retirement Communities has been committed offering the highest quality in retirement living. We have seven residences across BC: Victoria (2), Nanaimo, Comox, Kamloops, Campbell River, and Qualicum Beach. Our newest community in Parksville is on track to open Spring 2022.

We are proud to be an award winning group that is Island Owned & Managed.  Local ownership makes it easy to provide personalized service. We have cultivated a culture of better listeners and residents know their opinions count because we have a proven track record of making positive change based upon community input.  At Berwick, each and every member of our team is personally invested in the community because we truly care about creating a culture of compassion, comfort and caring.

How many employees do you have?

Over 800 people are employed at a Berwick throughout our communities.

What do you look for in a new employee?

A strong skill set and the qualifications necessary for the position, high emotional intelligence, integrity of character, & a focus on hospitality.

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

Yes. Our new Community in Parksville will be opening in late Spring. We will be hiring Health Care Assistants, Active Living Coordinators, Reception & Administrative Team, Maintenance Assistants, Chefs, Cooks, Dishwashers, Housekeepers, and Dining Room Servers.

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

Check out our Company Page on Indeed to find the position that’s right for you.

 

Boston Pizza – March 2022

 

Boston Pizza

 

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

Boston Pizza is locally owned and operated with provides a positive work environment.  Many of our staff members have been working with us for a long time!

How many employees do you have?

We have a team of approx. 50 full-time and part-time employers

What do you look for in a new employee?

Eagerness, outgoing personality, cooperative approach to completing work (working well with others), and the ability to adapt

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

  • Bring your “A-game” to the interview
  • Always be ready to learn something new each day

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

Yes we are hiring for kitchen staff, servers and bartenders.

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

Come by the restaurant with your resume (430 Island Hwy E, Parksville), or email mcshaner@bostonpizza.com or deanm@bostonpizza.com

 

Inclusion Parksville Society – February 2022

 

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

Inclusion Parksville Society (IPS) has been serving the community since 1959 by supporting adults with diverse abilities through innovative programs. IPS is a well established and respected employer in the Oceanside community. We offer employees the opportunity to begin or further a life-long career in this unique social services field while working in a supportive and fun environment.  Employees will join the union (BCGEU) and IPS offers training, competitive wages, and benefits.

How many employees do you have? 20

What do you look for in a new employee?

IPS looks for employees with the ability to respect, encourage, and support individuals with diverse abilities, and to assist individuals to reach their goals through the person-centered planning approach. Our employees should have knowledge of the Community Inclusion field, be progressive thinkers, a team player, and enjoy new challenges.

Preference is given to applicants with Community Support Worker certification and to people that have a background in a related field.  IPS will also consider an applicant’s experience working with individuals with diverse abilities.

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

If you are looking for a dynamic and rewarding career, look no further…apply!  IPS offers training, benefits, competitive hourly wages, and you will be joining a fantastic team.

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

IPS has career opportunities at this time.  IPS is currently accepting applications for Community Support Workers (CSWs) to fill temporary and permanent full-time and part-time positions. We have a temporary full-time position for a Vocational Counselor in our IPS Employment Services program.  Finally, we are looking for CSW casual staff members.

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

Go to the Parksville Career Centre website to check out our job postings:  https://www.careercentre.org/find-a-job/

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