Job Fair this THURSDAY March 19 (11am-2pm) @ Rec Complex


Job seekers and employers: Don’t miss out on this once-a-year event. It’s FREE for all, and only employers attending need to register. There is still time to get your own table so call Rob now at 604.485.7958 or email

Confirmed Employers attending (as of Friday March 13, 2015)

  •  Vancouver Island University
  • Career Link
  • Powell River Employment Program Society
  • Shift Happens
  • Volunteer Powell River
  • Neil Squire Foundation
  • Service Canada
  • Tla’Amin First Nation
  • Tla’Amin Health
  • City of Powell River
  • Inclusion Powell River
  • Investor’s Group
  • Boardwalk Restaurant
  • 32 Lakes Coffee
  • Staples
  • Banking on It Bookkeeping
  • Independent Lifestyles Homecare Ltd.
  • Pacific Point Store
  • Coast Realty
  • Strive Living Society
  • Gourmet Canton
  • Coast Guard
  • Lund Hotel
  • Savoury Bight

Employer Profiles

Banking On It

“Banking On It” Bookkeeping is sole proprietorship owned and operated by Aaron Reid.  It was started in 2003 in order for Aaron to stay at home and still maintain and income while raising her family.  In the past 11 years, the company has grown to include one full-time employee and we are on the hunt for another part-time employee with the possibility of growing to full-time if the work load demands it.

Bookkeeping isn’t for everyone.  You must have a keen attention to detail, problem solving skills and an aptitude for numbers.  Also important is the ability to work well with a variety of different businesses and business people.  There are times you will need to work together as a team with your co-workers as well as be a motivated self-starter with the skills to work on your own.


Part time employee


Boardwalk Rest



City of Powell River

The City of Powell River is one of Powell River’s largest employers.  With approximately 120 full time employees, and up to 100 part time employees at any given time, a wide variety of jobs and careers can be pursued in the local government areas of administration, finance, engineering, planning, parks, recreation, culture, fire rescue, RCMP support services, roads, water, sewer, harbours, transit, and more!  Approximately 15% of our workforce will be retiring over the next five years so opportunities will be continuing.  In the spring, we often will be hiring seasonal or part-time workers for our parks, recreation programs, wharves and public works.  At the Career Link Job Fair, Human Resources staff will be on hand to provide details about different positions and careers at the City, both for current vacancies and future ones.  We look forward to meeting you!


In the spring, we often will be hiring seasonal or part-time workers for our parks, recreation programs, wharves and public works

Cost Realty Group

Coast Realty Group (Powell River) Ltd is a Full Serviced Real Estate Office with 14 Realtors and Property Rental Management Dept.  We are the largest office in Powell River with over 50% of the Market Share.  We love our Community and fully support it by being Sponsors in the Powell River Film Festival and The Powell River Kings along with numerous other charities, sports groups and events.  Our Mission Statement is “People.  Above All” and we are true to it.


We have a position open for a Real Estate Professionals–

Work in the real estate business can be a rewarding fulfilling career both financially and personally, but there are no guarantees in this service-based business.   As a Realtor, you rely on your skills to develop a client base and to complete sales; your income is based on commission with no guarantees.  A Successful Realtor is Ethical; Flexible; Patient, Organized; Ambitious; Self-motivated; Service –oriented; generous; Practical and Dedicated.

Investors Group


Financial Consultant and Administrative Assistant: Maternity Leave

Inclusion PR

Inclusion Powell River is an award winning organization, well known for its contributions to the lives of people who have intellectual disabilities and to the Powell River community


We are seeking motivated and energetic individuals with a balance of empathy and self-confidence for casual employment in the following programs:

  • Outreach
  • Employment Support
  • Residential Services
  • Child & Family Services

Supported Child Development

Lakes Coffee Roasters


Lakes Coffee Roasters is a local coffee roasting company focusing on the art of specialty coffee. From ongoing selection of the finest green beans, individual roast profiling, and brewing using excellent equipment and knowledge, we believe that we can always improve and strive to do so daily.


Lakes Coffee Roasters is looking for a new member to join our team as an inspired and creative barista. Preference will be given to those sharing a like-minded appreciation of specialty coffee and natural ability in customer service. Eligibility for the provincial governments’ summer student grant will also be an asset.

The current position would extend from mid-April to August at approximately 30hours/week.

The Historic Lund Hotel

The Lund Hotel is right in the heart of the Lund Community. We are a historic hotel built in 1905 with 31 rooms and also operate our pub and dining room, general store, gas dock and a tour boat. Because Lund is primarily a tourism destination the Hotel is extremely seasonal which means every season. If you do not want to commute we have staff accommodations available in our hotel. Great for students looking for work during the summer season before school starts in September.


We are looking for new employers to join us for the summer season. We will be looking for front desk supervisor, front desk staff, housekeepers, janitors, servers, bartenders, gas dock attendants, cooks, deli cooks, tour operators and general store attendants.



Organization representative:  Karin Glassford – Program Manager

Strive Living Society, formerly Howe Sound Rehabilitation Service Society, provides a range of services to people living with physical and cognitive disabilities.  We are looking for great team players who are willing to partner with individuals of diverse abilities to lead healthy, fulfilling lives by providing a foundation of support.


We are taking applications for Support Workers and Home Share Providers.



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