Vancouver Airport Authority
Vancouver Airport Authority employees celebrate winning Canada's Safest Employer Award   (Photo credit: Mits Naga Photography)

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

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

  • Vancouver Airport Authority supports ongoing employee development through a range of in-house and online training programs, career planning services, and generous tuition subsidies (up to $20,000) for courses taken at outside institutions
  • Vancouver Airport Authority supports its new moms with maternity leave top-up payments (to 93% of salary for 17 weeks) and, depending on the employee group, parents-to-be can take advantage of in-vitro fertilization (IVF) subsidies if needed (up to $2,400)
  • Vancouver Airport Authority encourages employees to leave the car at home with transit subsidies (with an LRT station at the airport), a carpool sign-up system and secure bicycle parking for those looking to get a little exercise on their commute
Vancouver Airport Authority employees prepare to participate on a float in the Pride Parade

Highlights

Industry Airport Operations
Established in Canada 1992
Major Canadian hiring locations Richmond BC, Vancouver BC
Full-time employees in Canada 445
Part-time employees in Canada 11
Average age of employees in Canada 45.5
Longest serving employee 37.8 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting
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 24 months
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
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

The Career Directory

Vancouver Airport Authority has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Vancouver Airport Authority employees flying paper planes at an employee appreciation barbecue

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Airport Operations
Major Canadian hiring locations Richmond BC, Vancouver BC
Full-time employees in Canada 445
Part-time employees in Canada 11
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Baggage and Gate Scheduler, Airfield Operations Specialist, Junior Project Engineer
Starting salary $50K to $55K
Work perks health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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