#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

Society of Organized Services (SOS) – December, 2022

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

SOS is an award-winning, charitable organization that has been meeting the needs and improving the lives of residents in the Parksville Qualicum Beach region since 1968. We value each member of our team and what they bring to our organization. Our staff are passionate about their work and together we strive to maintain a positive, supportive, and respectful work environment.

How many employees do you have?
60

What do you look for in a new employee?
We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who want to make a positive impact in our community. If you are ambitious, value professional growth and work well in a team environment, we’d love to meet you!

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

Show us your excitement about the opportunity to be an active participant in this important community organization.

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

Yes, there are opportunities in our administration office coordinating and assisting with programs, and in our Thrift Shop there are shipper/receiver as well as merchandiser positions.

What is the best way for someone to apply if they are interested in working for your business?
Visit our website for job listings and instructions on how to apply www.sosd69.com.

Starbucks – November 2022

 

starbucks

 

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

Being a Starbucks partner (employee) means becoming part of something bigger: inspiring positive change in the world while you grow in your career and in your community. It’s an opportunity to be your personal best.

As a partner you can enjoy (even part-time)…

  • free drinks during your shift and 30% discounts
  • free pound of coffee or box of tea every week
  • tuition reimbursement up to $1k/year
  • comprehensive benefits package
  • stocks/RESP match
  • $5000/year mental health
  • career advancement opportunities as soon as 6 months in the role

How many employees do you have?

23 partners in our Parksville location

What do you look for in a new employee?

Someone who is willing to become their personal best, who is aligned with our mission and values and wants to help others.

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

Always remember the human connection. We are not in the coffee business serving people, but in the people business serving coffee.

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

Yes! Barista and Shift Supervisor.

 

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

Apply online at : www.starbucks.ca/careers  SEARCH 04643

 

 

 

 

Thrifty Foods – October 2022

 

 

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

At Thrifty Foods, we believe in giving back and supporting our community. We provide a positive work environment, an employee discount as well as competitive wages and scale progression raises every 1000 hours. Thrifty Foods is an equal opportunity employer. In fact, we celebrate our Diversity and Inclusive working environment. Come join our team and see for yourself J

How many employees do you have?

We have 150+ employees.

What do you look for in a new employee?

At Thrifty Foods, we look for people who like to work in a team environment. A sense of drive, an outgoing personality, and customer service skills are huge assets.  Also, enthusiasm and a passion for FOOD  J

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

Be sure you are doing something you like… and then be the best at it that you can!

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

YES!  We are currently hiring Deli clerks, Bakery clerks, Grocery clerks and Cashiers.

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

Please come into Thrifty Foods to drop off a resume and ask to speak with Bill, Kari, and/ or Monica.  (Thrifty Foods is located at 280 East Island Hwy in Parksville)

You can also apply online:  Click here

 

 

 

 

Long Hoh Enterprises Canada Ltd- September 2022

 

Long Hoh

 

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

We began building our sawmill in 1995 and started production in 1998. We have never stopped growing. We offer sustainable and renewable building materials from responsibly managed forests.

How many employees do you have?

We are now 70+ employees who mostly belong to the Public and Private Workers of Canada Local 8 union.

What do you look for in a new employee?

Engagement. Engagement is the extent to which people enjoy and believe in what they do, and feel valued for doing it.

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

As a team member, your participation in the growth and reshaping of company policies as we grow, is very important to us. We want our culture of long-term commitment and innovation to thrive.

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

In 2021 we started planning for increased production capacity and have already begun pre-construction. In this next year we anticipate significant hiring and training for all sawmill production positions as well as trades people. We promote and train from within but will always need qualified HR, IT and Accounting personnel.

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

By email. Please send a resume and cover letter to:   hr@longhoh.com

 

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

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Wed 8:30am-6:00pm
Thurs-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm

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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