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Who we are

Our community-centric team of over 5,000 highly-skilled employees is energetic, friendly, customer-service focused and passionate about serving our coastal communities. Safety and the sustainability of coastal BC are both top of mind.

We are cooks, captains, customer service professionals, and more. We live in cities of three million and on islands of 300, and take pride in connecting our customers to the places and people important in their lives.

We're hiring chief engineers
Learn more about full time, permanent chief engineer opportunities on our new battery hybrid-electric Island Class ferries.
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Our everyday

BC Ferries moves adventurers, commuters and cargo along the coast. From one of the southernmost points in Canada to our pristine northern coasts, the term “never the same day twice” describes what you can expect when you move more than 22 million passengers a year over 1.3 million nautical miles – the equivalent of sailing around the world 62 times.

Perks and benefits

Taking care of our employees is a top priority for us, and to do that, we offer benefits that help you stay healthy in all ways. Some of our great benefits include:
 
  • Career progression and training and development opportunities
  • Multiple locations and roles
  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits package
  • Public Service Pension Plan
  • Vacation starting at a minimum 3 weeks
  • Maternity leave employer top up
  • Passes for ferry travel
  • Amazing colleagues who share a common goal
  • Discounts in our gift shops and with many businesses on Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland
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CEO recruitment update

We are currently partnered with an executive search firm that is actively working towards finding our next CEO. Learn more about the position.

Meet the crew

BC Ferries considers our people the most important part in delivering our commitment to customer safety, service and satisfaction. These videos provide a glimpse of their day-to-day work.
Play video  #MeetTheCrew: Rikki Lin

Play video  #MeetTheCrew: Tony

Play video  #MeetTheCrew: Elden

Play video  #MeetTheCrew: Jordan

 


 
BC Ferries supports employment equity and diversity in the workplace and we encourage applications from all qualified individuals including women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (LGBTQ2S+), and others who reflect our ever-changing workplace.
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