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For Immediate Release
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February 20, 2020

BC Ferries named one of B.C.'s top employers for 2020

VICTORIA – BC Ferries has been named one of B.C.’s Top Employers for the fourth consecutive year. The award recognizes companies that offer exceptional workplaces for their employees by providing forward-thinking and progressive programs. BC Ferries works to create a positive environment for its employees who are focused on delivering great service to customers every day.

Many BC Ferries employees have worked their way up through the company, starting in entry level positions and taking on new opportunities. The varied departments, team atmosphere and some of the most beautiful views in the province start many people on a marine career path.

“I met a BC Ferries Captain when I was 14 who gave me a bridge tour and set me on my own personal course. Since that time, I’ve grown and learned so much at BC Ferries,” says Captain Erika Brockhausen, Master at Tsawwassen. “I’ve enjoyed gaining the skills to successfully lead a team and positively influence others. You are not limited working at BC Ferries because there is so much opportunity.”

The B.C.’s Top Employer award evaluates companies on several criteria, including physical workplace, work atmosphere, health, financial and family benefits, vacation time, employee communications, performance management, training and community involvement. At BC Ferries, initiatives that support work-life balance are complemented by a health and wellness program that encourages employees to develop healthy habits with their teams.

BC Ferries continues to adapt to the changing needs of the workforce and to improve offerings and initiatives that support a positive work environment. The B.C.’s Top Employer award is an annual competition that recognizes the best places to work in B.C.

BC Ferries is currently hiring for a number of seasonal positions at many locations. For more information check out all the opportunities at: bcferries.com/about/employment.
 
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