BC Assessment
Employees being honoured at BC Assessment's annual gala   (Photo credit: Brian Dennehy)

Recognized as one of BC's Top Employers

Here are some of the reasons why BC Assessment was selected as one of BC's Top Employers (2018):

  • BC Assessment helps employees plan for the future with retirement planning assistance and provides generous contributions to a defined benefit pension plan -- and employees may be able to take advantage of phased-in work options when nearing retirement age
  • BC Assessment offers generous maternity and parental leave top-up payments for new mothers (to 85% of salary for 17 weeks, followed by 75% of salary for 35 weeks) -- and also extends parental leave top-up to new fathers and adoptive parents (to 75% of salary for 37 weeks)
  • BC Assessment starts new employees with 3 weeks of paid vacation and offers paid personal days off throughout the year, as well as a variety of alternative work options to help employees balance their work and personal lives
BC Assessment employees playing a game of softball

Highlights

Industry Property Tax Assessment
Established in Canada 1974
Major Canadian hiring locations Victoria BC, Nanaimo BC, Vancouver BC, Burnaby 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 740
Part-time employees in Canada 30
Average age of employees in Canada 44 years
Longest serving employee 47 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), 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
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
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

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 on Halloween

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Property Tax Assessment
Major Canadian hiring locations Victoria BC, Nanaimo BC, Vancouver BC, Burnaby 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
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 Appraiser, Property Information Collector, Property Information Administrator, Administrative Assistant, HR Assistant, Account Technician, Communications Coordinator, Business Analyst
Starting salary $45K to $50K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, transit subsidies, employees receive paid time off to volunteer
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited

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