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

Employer of the month

Beach Club – February 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

The Beach Club Resort lives and breathes our values of Respect, Honesty and Service to Others in everything we do. We make it our mission to ensure that all of our colleagues receive the same service as our guests would expect and we treat our team respectfully and fairly. We believe that a fantastic work environment is the core of what makes happy colleagues who subsequently provide outstanding service to our guests as well as everyone they interact with.

 

How many employees do you have?

Approximately 60 colleagues at this time as we are currently in our slower season which we can see nearly doubling during the summer.

 

What do you look for in a new employee?

The Beach Club Resort looks for individuals to join our team who are looking for more than just coming to work. We are looking for enthusiastic colleagues to make a difference in what they do. We are not looking for individuals who have experience but are looking for those who have an inherent service culture. A warm and welcoming smile is more important than an extensive list of previous employers.

 

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

Be prepared to work hard work with to strict deadlines but also be prepared to have fun whilst employed at The Beach Club Resort.

 

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

Definitely we do. As we prepare for our Summer season, we will need additional colleagues to fill a variety of positions such as Room Attendants, Cooks, Dishwashers, Servers, and Front Desk Agents.

 

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

E-mail us a copy of your resume to beachclub@bellstar.ca and state the position you are interested in working with us, or feel free to just drop off a resume at the front desk.

Thrifty’s – January 2018

 

 

 

 

 

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

We are a retail grocery well known across the Island, with a wide variety of jobs to suit many different types of people.

How many employees do you have?

160 + in peak season.

What do you look for in a new employee?

A sense of drive and outgoing personality, customer service skills are a huge asset.

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

Be sure you are doing something you like, then be the best at it as you can.

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

Yes we are hiring continually for all types of positions in all departments. Our main push is in early spring,

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

They can apply in store by picking up an application at the service desk or online on the Thrifty Foods website under Careers. Thrifty’s is located at 280 E Island Hwy in Parksville

Inclusion Parksville – December 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Inclusion Parksville has been serving the community since 1959 by supporting adults with developmental disabilities through innovative programs. In the program participants set goals through person-centered planning and identify activities that support their interests.

We are long time employers in this community. We offer diversity, challenges and a supportive and fun working environment. No two days are the same! Inclusion Parksville Society (IPS) is also an accredited agency (check our website for more details).

How many employees do you have?

22

What do you look for in a new employee?

The ability to listen, encourage and support the people we offer our services to through person-centered planning. Our employees should have knowledge of the Community Inclusion movement, be progressive thinkers, team players and enjoy new challenges.

No certificate is necessarily needed but preference is given to CSW Certification and to people that have a background in a related field (we will look at education and experience as well).

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

Apply! We are currently accepting applications for Casual Community Support Workers (CSW). Inclusion Parksville has a very extensive paid orientation. On-going training, workshops, and services are offered at regular intervals throughout the year.

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

Yes, we are currently accepting applications for Casual Community Support Workers (CSW). All CSW’s upon being hired are a part of the BCGEU union. The Union contract outlines four steps to the wage grid. Increases are given every 2000 hours along with cost of living increases annually.

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

Go to our website www.inclusionpv.org and click on the Employment Link. Open the job posting you are applying for and download our Application Form. Fill it out and email, mail or fax it in, along with your resume and a cover letter.

Oceanside Roofing – November 2017

 

 

 

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

We are a well established, small, family run roofing company, specializing in residential re-roofing and application of the fiberglass laminate shingle. Our drive to provide excellent customer service ensures the customer is happy dealing with us from start to finish. We are an award winning business in outstanding customer service and ethical business practices. These recognitions are from the Better Business Bureau through nominations from our customers.

How many employees do you have?

8 to 9 (counting the owners Paul & Lorelie).

What do you look for in a new employee?

We look for a person who has eagerness and optimism around their work…no matter what that work may be. We also look for an individual who takes pride in their work and who is reliable.

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

We like to see someone who is happy to go to work. Show up on time, do your best and be open to learning new skills. It doesn’t go un-recognized that it is our employees who are a major contribution to all our customer service awards. Our customers continuously mention how hard working and amazing our crews are. We are always sure to pass this on to them as well.

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

We are currently looking for an experienced roofer as well as a labourer.

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

The best way is to call Paul at 250-951-0601 or alternatively you can email us at info@oceansideroofing.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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#110-198 East Island Hwy
Parksville, BC V9P 2H3
Tel. 250.248.3205
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Mon-Fri: 8:30am-4:30pm