Coastal Postings: Jobs Posted in February 2015

  Sector Positions Food Services 31 Retail Trade 15 Health Care 9 Public Administration 9 Accommodations 7 Construction 7 Transportation 7 Manufacturing 5 Education 3 Other Services (non-Govt) 3 Social Assistance 3 Agriculture,Animals,Aquaculture 2 Information/Culture 2 Mining/Quarrying 2 Administration & Business Support 1 Finance 1 Forestry 1  Total # of positions offered in February 2015:... Continue Reading →

A Primer for Jobs with BC Ferries

  For most applicants, a career with BC Ferries tends to start on a temporary or part-time basis. The majority of work open to the public starts as on call shift personnel who handle everything from customer service aboard a ship, to attendants in terminals. Covering a spectrum of work on both land and sea, BC Ferries is... Continue Reading →

Apprenticeship Info sessions: ITA at VIU

Are you currently an apprentice or interested in becoming an apprentice? Are you an employer/sponsor interested in hiring an apprentice? ITA (Industry Training Authority) is coming to town to help you out! Shannon Hanson, Apprenticeship Advisor for Powell River (and other areas) is visiting Powell River at Vancouver Island University's campus 7085 Nootka Street #100, Powell River,... Continue Reading →

Haedy Mason a life skills worker at the Powell River Community Resource Centre (CRC), who runs the Shift Happens program there, was able to sit down with Career Sense and give us a little more of her story. Haedy moved here during 2014 from Vancouver to start a brand new job that she found through... Continue Reading →

Coastal Postings January 2015

  Total positions posted in January 2015: 87 Total Job postings in January 2015: 77 Accommodations 3 Administration & Business Support 0 Agriculture,Animals,Aquaculture 7 Arts 1 Construction 9 Education 2 Finance 5 Food Services 12 Forestry 0 Health Care 22 Information/Culture 2 Manufacturing 2 Other Services (non-Gov’t) 3 Professional Services 3 Public Administration 1 Recreation... Continue Reading →

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