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Why work at FortisBC

As a Canadian company, we understand the unique needs of British Columbians. We deliver 21 per cent of the total energy consumed in BC, which is the most energy delivered by any utility in the province. From natural gas and electricity to piped propane and thermal energy solutions, we deliver the energy customers rely on every day.

We’re proud to live and work in BC, developing innovative energy solutions for the province and giving back to our communities.

Join our team

By joining our team, you’ll have access to exciting and challenging career opportunities and a supportive work environment to help you succeed.

 

Total rewards

​We reward our employees with a competitive salary and flexible benefits package. Here’s a snapshot of what we offer to full-time employees:*

  • medical, dental, extended health, disability and group life insurance for you and your family
  • pension plan
  • group RRSP (optional)
  • share purchase plan (optional) 
  • three weeks annual paid vacation to start

* Benefits package may vary based on employee classification.

Lifelong learning

​Developing employees is an integral part of our culture of continuous improvement. We invest in growing talent. From apprenticeships and student programs to online courses and leadership development, we offer a range of training opportunities and in-house support.

We also encourage employees to take on temporary assignments and new challenges. This creates fresh business perspectives and career growth.

Supporting employees and their communities

​We support employees to achieve work-life balance and give back to the communities where we live and work. Employees contribute in a variety of ways, from volunteering with Warm Hearts, our employee-run charitable foundation, to fundraising for local organizations through our Give Where You Live program. Some of the organizations we’ve supported include:

  • United Way
  • BC Children’s Hospital Foundation
  • the Salvation Army
  • Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital
  • Castlegar Food Bank
  • Kelowna Community Food Bank 
  • Kelowna Cancer Clinic

Sponsoring events in communities we serve supports good causes and helps co-workers get to know each other better and build teamwork. Examples include participating in CANstruction, Community Giving Days and our Public Safety Ambassador program.

Living and working in beautiful British Columbia

​Serving approximately 1.1 million customers in 135 communities, we work from locations across BC.

Our head office for natural gas operations is in Surrey and our head office for electricity operations is in Kelowna. We also have customer service centres in Burnaby, Prince George and Trail, and regional offices and facilities on Vancouver Island and in the Okanagan, Kootenays and Northern Interior.

No matter where your career with FortisBC takes you, living in British Columbia gives you an endless choice of year-round outdoor recreation opportunities in spectacular natural settings.

 

 Career opportunities

 

​Search current job openings at FortisBC and apply online.  

 

 Our vision and values

 

​Our vision and how we work together to live it, every day.  

 

 Moving forward with energy solutions

 

​Learn more about FortisBC in our 2016 corporate report.