Peterson
A Peterson employee standing before a wall of the company's values displayed in a meeting room   (Photo credit: EVAAN KHERAJ)

Recognized as one of BC's Top Employers

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

  • Peterson employees are encouraged to support initiatives in the community with paid volunteer time, as well as through generous matching charitable donations (to a maximum of $2,500 per year)
  • Peterson offers a number of great financial perks, including new employee referral bonuses (up to $2,000), discounts on rents for company-owned properties, year-end bonuses and matching RSP contributions
  • Peterson's employee social committee manages a busy social calendar throughout the year, including a Wii Play Sports social, a summer picnic, a food festival and various dinners and parties to celebrate the winter holidays
Peterson employees attending the company's annual masquerade dinner

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
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
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 6 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, mentoring, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees receive paid time off to volunteer

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers

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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