Douglas College
Douglas College employees   (Photo credit: David Denofreo)

Recognized as one of BC's Top Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Douglas College was selected as one of BC's Top Employers (2017):

  • Douglas College employees enjoy the benefits of campus life, including a variety of onsite eating options, discounts at local restaurants and free memberships to the college's fully equipped fitness facilities
  • Douglas College supports its new moms and dads (including adoptive parents) with generous maternity and parental leave top-up payments (varying with employee group) and offers the convenience of an onsite daycare centre when they're ready to return to work
  • New employees at Douglas College start with 3 to 4 weeks of paid vacation (varying by employee group) and can apply to take an unpaid or self-funded leave of absence for up to 1 year in duration (also varying by position)
Douglas College employee teaching   (Photo credit: David Denofreo)

Highlights

Industry Post Secondary Schools, College
Established in Canada 1970
Major Canadian hiring locations Vancouver BC, Surrey BC, Port Coquitlam BC, New Westminster BC, Coquitlam BC
Full-time employees in Canada 875
Part-time employees in Canada 1,134
Average age of employees in Canada 45
Longest serving employee 44 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
Alternative work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full 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 in-house training, online training, mentoring
Scope of charitable involvement local, international

The Career Directory

Douglas College has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Douglas College employee

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Post Secondary Schools, College
Major Canadian hiring locations Vancouver BC, Surrey BC, Port Coquitlam BC, New Westminster BC, Coquitlam BC
Full-time employees in Canada 750 to 1,000
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
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Program Assistant, Departmental Assistant
Starting salary $35K to $40K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, transit subsidies
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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