BC Assessment
BC Assessment employees celebrated International Women's Day in the office last year, with the theme 'Each for Equal'  

Recognized as one of BC's Top Employers (2021):

Here are some of the reasons why BC Assessment was selected as one of BC's Top Employers (2021):

  • Along with supporting employee development in-house, BC Assessment offers opportunities for the next generation of talent to gain career experience through summer employment opportunities and a dedicated internship for appraisers
  • BC Assessment worked in partnership with its union to develop guidelines to ensure employees could adjust working hours to accommodate changing child care and elder care schedules during the pandemic
  • BC Assessment offers exceptional family-friendly benefits, including maternity and parental leave top-up payments for new mothers (to 85 per cent of salary for 16 weeks, followed by 75 per cent of salary for 36 weeks) and parental top-up for new fathers and adoptive parents (to 75 per cent of salary for 37 weeks)
Staff members at BC Assessment attended an employee recognition gala   (Photo credit: Brian Dennehy Photography)

Highlights

Industry Property tax assessments
Established in Canada 1974
Major Canadian hiring locations Victoria BC, Nanaimo BC, Vancouver BC, Surrey BC, Abbotsford BC, Kamloops BC, Williams Lake BC, Kelowna BC, Cranbrook BC, Nelson BC, Prince George BC, Terrace BC, Dawson Creek BC, Courtenay BC
Full-time employees in Canada 723
Part-time employees in Canada 28
Average age of employees in Canada 44 years
Longest serving employee 38 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Flexible work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting, earned days off program
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership training
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

COVID-19

Pandemic response in partnership with the union, CUPE Local 1767, developed pandemic guidelines to ensure employees could adjust working hours to accommodate changing child care and elder care schedules, apply for leaves of absence (from 2 weeks up to 3 months), and an option to move to less than full-time work hours for up to 3 months in duration

The Career Directory

BC Assessment has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
BC Assessment employees attend a networking event

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Property tax assessments
Full-time employees in Canada 501 to 750
Major Canadian hiring locations Victoria BC, Nanaimo BC, Vancouver BC, Surrey BC, Abbotsford BC, Kamloops BC, Williams Lake BC, Kelowna BC, Cranbrook BC, Nelson BC, Prince George BC, Terrace BC, Dawson Creek BC, Courtenay BC
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $7,500 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Typical new grad positions Appraiser, Property Information Collector, Property Information Administrator, Administrative Assistant, HR Assistant, Account Technician, Communications Coordinator, Business Analyst, Business Support Analyst, Business Support Consultant, ITS Vendor Licensing Support Coordinator, Project Assistant
Starting salary $45K to $50K
Work benefits flexible work hours, telecommuting, transit subsidies
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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