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British Columbia Institute of Technology / BCIT
Angela Bains, a professor at BCIT, brings extensive industry experience to her teaching of graphic design   (Photo credit: Scott McAlpine)

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

Here are some of the reasons why British Columbia Institute of Technology / BCIT was selected as one of BC's Top Employers (2021):

  • BCIT supports new moms, dads and adoptive parents with generous maternity and parental leave top-up payments (to 75 per cent of salary) and helps ease the transition back to work with flexible work arrangements, telecommuting, and shortened and compressed work weeks -- and subsidized onsite child care at the campus
  • BCIT quickly moved students and employees to online learning and work-from-home arrangements back in March and set up a dedicated emergency response fund for students facing financial hardship due to the pandemic
  • As part of the organization's raison d'être, BCIT encourages ongoing employee development with a variety of in-house and online training options, and a unique international mobility fund to provide faculty and vocational instructors with opportunities to participate in international research and teaching overseas
BCIT faculty member Louise Rimani guides nuclear medicine students through a training session   (Photo credit: Scott McAlpine)

Highlights

Industry Post secondary schools, college
Established in Canada 1964
Major Canadian hiring locations Burnaby BC, Richmond BC, North Vancouver BC, Vancouver BC, Delta BC
Full-time employees in Canada 1,978
Part-time employees in Canada 1,128
Average age of employees in Canada 48 years
Longest serving employee 49 years
Benefits note BCIT has multiple employee groups, the following programs and policies may vary by position
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, reduced summer hours, earned days off program
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 12 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $1,500 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer

COVID-19

Pandemic response moved courses online in March with the majority of employees moving to work-from-home arrangements by late March, established an Emergency Student Response Fund to assist students struggling financially, established a dedicated pandemic website to provide information

The Career Directory

British Columbia Institute of Technology / BCIT has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
BCIT employees

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Post secondary schools, college
Full-time employees in Canada 1,001 to 2,500
Major Canadian hiring locations Burnaby BC, Richmond BC, North Vancouver BC, Vancouver BC, Delta BC
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $1,500 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Typical new grad positions Assistant Instructor, Lab Helper, Rec Services Assistant, Administrative Assistant, Auxiliary, Receptionist, Program Assistant, Financial Aid Assistant, Research Assistant
Starting salary $45K to $50K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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