About BC Ferries

Why work here?

BC Ferries Named One of BC's Top Employers

2019 BC Top Employer Logo

BC's Top Employers award recognizes workplaces offering forward-thinking programs for their employees. As a top employer in the province, BC Ferries has a progressive workplace, focusing on career opportunities across the organization as well as extensive training and development initiatives.

Our Incentives

At BC Ferries our employees enjoy:

  • Competitive salaries
  • A comprehensive benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Extended Health Care
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Opportunities for Education/Training Reimbursement to enhance our employee’s knowledge and skills
  • A personal and family pass for ferry travel
  • An exciting and interesting workplace
  • Waterfront views or ocean cruises everyday at work!

Our Working Environment

With 25 routes and 47 ports of call, BC Ferries provides a vital transportation link for the coastal communities of "Super, Natural" British Columbia. Our ships and routes are diverse as we sail to and from:

  • The major urban centres on the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island;
  • The quaint and artistic communities of the northern and southern Gulf Islands and the Sunshine Coast; and
  • The remote and rugged ports of northern BC on our Inside Passage, Haida Gwaii/Queen Charlotte Islands and Discovery Coast Connector routes.

Our People

Approximately 4,500 people proudly serve the coastal communities of British Columbia. Our employees:

  • Have an impressive track record in safety;
  • Are highly trained, skilled and experienced; and
  • Have active, positive relationships with the communities they serve.

And there are many opportunities for advancement, promotions and transfers amongst our many locations from the Lower Mainland to the Haida Gwaii/Queen Charlotte Islands. Once onboard, the opportunities to learn and develop new skills never stop. BC Ferries is committed to training and development and offers an extensive training and orientation program.

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