Reminder: This job fair happens tomorrow in Sooke, for employers and job seekers in the greater Sooke region. The event is held at the Prestige Hotel on March 27 (Tuesday), and runs from 10:00 am until 12:30. For more details or to register for free, click here.
Job seekers, remember to dress for success and bring resumes targetted towards employers of your choice. Research the employer’s website beforehand and come with specific questions for each employer you are interested in.
At least 15 employers will be in attendance, such as Village Food Markets, Sooke Harbour House, West Coast Grill, Prestige Oceanfront Resort, RLC Park Services, Alpine Group, Allied Universal Security, Seaside Treats, Seaflora Skincare, AdrenaLINE, SFRS, Tim Hortons, Sooke Health and Fitness, and Knappet.
Following is a list of typical jobs hired by some of the employers attending the Sooke Region Job Fair on March 27, 2018.
West Coast Grill: line cooks, servers, bartenders, dishwashers, host/hostess, etc.
Prestige Oceanfront Resort: housekeepers, room attendants, bell person, kitchen steward, banquet servers, host/hostess
RLC Parks: park attendant and park patrol (French Beach / China Beach / Juan de Fuca Trail) naturalist (Goldstream Park)
Alpine Group: heavy duty equipment operator, truck drivers, cashier, dispatchers, administration, mechanics and various trades
Allied Universal Security: full/part-time security professionals
Sooke Health and Fitness: front desk/member services, personal trainers, group fitness instructors
Wild Renfrew: bar and kitchen staff, servers, bussers, gift services, grounds/maintenance, housekeeping
Village Food Markets: cashiers, customer service, deli/meat/bakery/produce clerks
Seaflora: lab technician (background in microbiology and applied chemistry)
Seaside Sweets: customer service/cashier position
Knappett Projects Inc.: skilled labourers, ticketed and non-ticketed carpenters, etc.
AdrenaLINE Zipline Adventures: zipline guides, guest service agents, shuttle drivers
BC Pension Corp: records assistants, office assistants, office managers (postings change every 2 weeks)
Wenstob Timber: forklift operator, sawyer, etc.
Jenkins Marine Ltd.: labourers, various trades’ people
Sooke Family Resource Society: Home Share Providers (provides housing and support for adults with disabilities); the following work areas: social work, child and youth care, family support work, early childhood education, counselling, community support work, administration, finance
Tim Hortons: team member, counter help, production worker, baker
Stickleback West Coast Eatery: line cooks, servers, bartenders, dishwashers, and host/hostess
Rhino Temp Services: labourers, OFA attendants, traffic control, warehousing, etc.