If you are considering moving to the Lonsdale Avenue area of North Vancouver chances are you are looking for a local job placement. Which makes sense, as you then would not have to commute to work and could live, work, and play here directly on the North Shore. Win win.
With that said, many people look for career placements on various websites like Indeed, Craigslist, Glassdoor, Monster and others. However, one of the best ways to get hired is applying directly to the company themselves. Therefore, we have condensed a list of places in and around the Lonsdale Avenue corridor below for your browsing pleasure.
Many local companies looking to hire are seeking people with good critical thinking, people skills, and an ability to adapt to a changing marketplace. Jobs in high demand include marketing, management, technical skill based work like website development or software programming, and etc.
However, there are what you would consider regular jobs if you do not have experience or post secondary education in any specific field.
The hospitality and tourism scene is steady here too with seasonal work.
City of North Vancouver – is always on the lookout for good quality staff.
North Vancouver Recreation and Culture – are seeking to hire local people.
Squamish First Nations – there are a number of current openings here.
District of North Vancouver – with a bunch of career placements available.
North Vancouver District Public Library – seeking librarians and other staff.
North Vancouver School District – great place to work for teachers.
Vancouver Coastal Health – currently hiring medical related fields.
North Shore Driving School – on the lookout to hire local driving instructors.
North Vancouver Arts – seeking to hire ambassadors for promoting artists.
Seaspan Shipyards – on the lookout for transport and marine professionals.
North Shore Winter Club – event staff and hospitality placements are open.
North Shore Connexions Society – helping disabled people to find work.
North Shore Multicultural Society – helps immigrants to find work locally.
North Shore Women’s Centre – helping local ladies find great work.
Harbour West Consulting – management level career opportunities here.
If you can’t find what you are looking for in terms of a career placement above you can always apply for work as an employee at virtually every local car dealership, grocery store, restaurant, tourism experience or service related business. As the City of North Vancouver is booming economically there are always jobs available in those sectors.
Pro tip: walking into a local business where you want to work with your resume in hand, even if they do not have jobs listed publicly is also a great idea, as many local entrepreneurs only hire through word of mouth and doing this would put you on their radar as a potential employee.
Confidence and professionalism will get you everywhere. And putting yourself out there to meet new people is always a sound move.