When people think of jobs in Vancouver they often think of it’s busy tourism industry, hotels and restaurants which provide employment for experienced food service managers, chefs and cooks, especially during the busy summer months.
But behind the tourism vibe of Vancouver is a very diverse and thriving economy. Vancouver is the headquarters for many of the world’s major mining operations and forest products companies. Vancouver’s mining companies offer careers for mining engineers, geological engineers and for logistics experts. Vancouver IT jobs can be found in its thriving software development community, major video game development and animation companies that often hire programmers, developers, project managers and supervisors.
Waterfront Cities of the World: Vancouver
The entire area offers spectacular ocean and mountain views. Often referred to as
Hollywood North, Vancouver is home to motion picture production houses, including
Lionsgate Films, who employ people in all kinds industry-related jobs.
Many jobs in Vancouver are found in educational facilities, including The University of British
Columbia (UBC), Simon Fraser University (SFU), the British Columbia Institute of
Technology (BCIT), numerous colleges and more than 100 ESL (English as a Second
Vancouver is a port city located on Canada’s west coast in the province of British Columbia. Often voted one of the most livable cities in the world, Vancouver isalso North America’s second most densely populated city, and has one of its highest housing costs.
The Greater Metro Vancouver area consists of 21 cities, with a combined population of more than 2.3 million people.
Vancouver Job Postings:
- Butchers and Meat Cutters (NOC 6331)
- Auto Body & Collision Damage Repairer (310B), Ottawa, ON (#8344964)
- Automotive Chrysler Tech, up to $30/hr, southern SK (#8174865)
- 2 Chrysler Techs, up to $40/hr flat rate plus bonus, northern BC (#8140635)
- 2 Chrysler Automotive Techs (journey or app) $40/hr, southern SK (#5952560)
- Heavy Duty Mechanic, $39.97/hr, Red Deer, AB (#8076115)
- 310J Trailer Mechanics, Mississauga, ON (#7685591)
- Truck and Transport Mechanics (journey or app) (up to $39.50/hr), Lower Mainland, BC (#6325410)
- 3-4 Licensed Truck Mechanics, $32.50-$35.50/hr, southern Ontario (#6168623)