BC Ferries Reviews

Updated Dec 29, 2020

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BC Ferries President and Chief Executive Officer Mark Collins (no image)
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29 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay and benefits are included(in 22 reviews)

  • "Great people and company that support millions of travellers a year(in 9 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Victoria, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BC Ferries full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Culture and operations, people and locations

    Cons

    None that I can think of

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  2. "Good place to work with no schooling"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Terminal Attendant in Nanaimo, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BC Ferries full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and fairly easy.

    Cons

    Casual where you’re on call for possibly years


  3. "Great Company"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Cook in Swartz Bay, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BC Ferries full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Excellent training, caring management, great pay

    Cons

    There are no cons to working here

  4. "good"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - CSA - Customer Service Associate in Tsawwassen, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at BC Ferries part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    nice scenic work environment, good pay

    Cons

    inconsistent management expectations, extreme work hours

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  5. "Decent Job"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Customer Service in Vancouver, BC

    I have been working at BC Ferries full-time

    Pros

    Decent Pay, Decent Benefits for the jobs being done.

    Cons

    Job does not scale well, Poor growth within the company, Difficult/abusive customers is "normal"

  6. "Good place to start"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Deck Officer in Vancouver, BC

    I worked at BC Ferries full-time

    Pros

    a good place to start, and continue for a good while

    Cons

    hard to get to higher positions

  7. "Decent gig"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Flagger in Nanaimo, BC

    I have been working at BC Ferries full-time

    Pros

    Pays well Not hard on body Opportunities for advancement

    Cons

    Management very nit picky On call employment Weak union at the moment

  8. "Hire more staff"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Front End Cashier in Tsawwassen, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at BC Ferries full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Above average pay, extensive training

    Cons

    Top heavy management, no consistancy with supervisors,procedures frequently change with little or no notice. Managers do not back up employees ,increasing workload with less employees.

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  9. "job"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Student in Victoria, BC

    I have been working at BC Ferries part-time

    Pros

    money, work on water, benefits

    Cons

    on call, management, hours of shifts

  10. "BC Ferries"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Victoria, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at BC Ferries full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    interesting and challenging work, some excellent colleagues

    Cons

    Friction in union management relationship, political interference.

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