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Employer of the month

BC’S TOURISM INDUSTRY – JULY & AUGUST 2022

 

For summer 2022, we are featuring BC’s Tourism Industry rather than one employer!   BC’s Tourism industry is a substantial economic driver for the province with communities in every corner of the province being impacted by the travel habits and experiences of visitors.

If you are considering working in the tourism industry, here’s a short quiz on some tourism employment information you may be interested to know! 

Send in your answers by August 31 2022  and you will automatically be entered to win a draw for a $50 Gas Gift Card!

Please note: One entry per person. Odds of winning dependent on the number of entries received. Answers will be provided in September.

Good luck and have fun!

1. What % of all jobs in the BC Tourism industry were FULL TIME in 2021?
a) 21%
b) 46%
c) 62%

2. What % of all jobs in the BC Tourism industry were PERMANENT in 2021?
a) 46%
b) 62%
c) 70%

3. What was the average wage (including Tips and commissions) of a Tourism job in BC in 2021?
a) $18.57
b) $21.45
c) $24.00

4. Which of the following was a “back in the day” accommodation provider in the Parksville/Qualicum Beach Region?
a) The Rod & Gun Hotel
b) Crump Hotel
c) Qualicum Beach Hotel
d) The Sunset Inn
e) Craig’s On The Sea Auto Camp
f) Island Hall Resort
g) St Andews Lodge
h) All of the above

Don’t forget to submit your answers in order for your chance to win the gift card and have a fabulous summer!

 

Black & White Event Rentals – June 2022

 

black&whiteevent rentals

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

We work together with our clients to create some of the most important moments in their life whether it is a family get-together, wedding, birthday, or anniversary.  We help to create memories.

How many employees do you have?

In the summertime, we go up to 10-12 full-time employees with another 8-10 part-time employees.

What do you look for in a new employee?

We look for someone who enjoys working outdoors, is a team player, who represents our company, and has a positive attitude.

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

Familiarize yourself with what we do and present a willingness to learn.    A positive attitude goes a long way.

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

We are currently hiring for our busy summer months.  We are looking for shop help, labourers, drivers, and laundry team members.

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

Send your resume to into@bwparty.com or call our office at 250-954-1401.

 

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.

 

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