Peterson
Peterson employees in a meeting room at the company's head office   (Photo credit: Evaan Kheraj)

Recognized as one of BC's Top Employers (2019):

Here are some of the reasons why Peterson was selected as one of BC's Top Employers (2019):

  • Peterson encourages employees to become recruiters for the company through an employee referral bonus program, ranging from $300 to $2,000, depending on the position
  • Peterson encourages employees to save for the longer term with matching RSP contributions -- and lets employees share in the company's successes through profit-sharing (available to all) and year-end bonus programs (available to some)
  • With an impressive portfolio of residential and commercial properties, Peterson offers the unique financial benefit of generous discounts on rental rates for employees
Peterson employees delivering Christmas hampers to help those in need  

Highlights

Industry Real estate development and management
Established in Canada 1959
Major Canadian hiring locations Vancouver BC, Victoria BC, Winnipeg MB
Full-time employees in Canada 161
Part-time employees in Canada 23
Average age of employees in Canada 43 years
Longest serving employee 28 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), reduced summer hours
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 in-house training, leadership training, mentoring
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2018):

Here are some of the reasons why Peterson was selected as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2018):

  • Peterson supports ongoing employee development with tuition subsidies for job-related courses, subsidies for professional accreditation, and in-house training
  • In addition to maternity leave top-up payments for head office employees, Peterson offers the option to extend their leave into an unpaid leave of absence
Peterson employees volunteering at the Richmond Sharing Farm  

Highlights

Industry Real Estate Development and Management
Established in Canada 1959
Major Canadian hiring locations Vancouver BC, Victoria BC, Winnipeg MB
Full-time employees in Canada 181
Part-time employees in Canada 24
Full-time employee growth in the past year 1.7 %
Average age of employees in Canada 44 years
Longest serving employee 27 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, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
In-house training initiatives in-house training, mentoring, paid internships
Performance recognition individual performance bonuses, on-the-spot rewards, peer-to-peer recognition awards, tailored and unique rewards (i.e. travel), long-service awards

The Career Directory

Peterson has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
New employees at Peterson attending a team meeting

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Real estate development and management
Full-time employees in Canada 101 to 250
Major Canadian hiring locations Vancouver BC, Victoria BC, Winnipeg MB
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, in-house training, mentoring, leadership training
Other info for new grads Rental property management experience may be considered an asset. Power Engineering Class 4 Certification required for Building Operators.
Typical new grad positions Building Maintenance and Operator, Property Management Assistant, Office Administrator, Accounting Clerk, Junior Graphic Designer, Marketing Coordinator, Tenant Services Coordinator, Analyst, Desktop Support Technician
Starting salary $35K to $40K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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