TransLink (South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority)
TransLink SkyBridge rapid transit system

Recognized as one of BC's Top Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why TransLink (South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority) was selected as one of BC's Top Employers (2016):

  • TransLink head office employees enjoy working in a LEED gold-certified head office that offers convenient access to public transit (of course) as well as a 2,000 square foot state-of-the-art fitness facility with free employee memberships
  • TransLink encourages ongoing development throughout their employees' careers, from summer jobs, paid internships and apprenticeships, tuition subsidies for courses at outside institutions as well as subsidies for professional accreditation
  • TransLink provides a maternity leave top-up for its new mothers (to 100% of salary for 6 weeks) and also offers parents the option to extend their leave into an unpaid leave of absence -- head office employees also have access to an onsite daycare centre upon their return to the workplace
TransLink SkyTrain arriving at the Stadium/Chinatown station in Vancouver, British Columbia
TransLink SkyTrain station
TransLink transit police

Highlights

Industry Public Transit
Established in Canada 1890
Full-time employees in Canada 6,349
Part-time employees in Canada 393
Average age of employees in Canada 48.5
Longest serving employee 46 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
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, mentoring, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local, national

The Career Directory

TransLink (South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority) has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Public Transit
Full-time employees in Canada 6,349
Part-time employees in Canada 393
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Typical new grad positions Transportation Planner, Systems Planning and Research and Strategic Planning and Policy, Public Consultation Assistant, Infrastructure and Network Management Assistant, Marketing and TDM Assistant, Engineering Assistant, Service Desk Analyst, HR Coordinator/Recruiter, Benefits Administrator, Compensation Analyst
Starting salary $55K to $60K
Work perks health benefits for new employees
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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