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Location: Victoria, BC

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (18 Month Contract) 

Salary: Exempt Band 1, MIN $56,000.00 - MAX $76,200.00

Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 11/27/2022 


Placement in the salary range is determined by an assessment of knowledge, skills, experience and ability of the candidate to meet the key requirements of the job. In addition, our pay philosophy is to align with the median of the range and be considerate of internal equity comparisons.


Are we right for you...

We’re passionate about people and creating sustainable, safe and affordable public transit solutions to residents across BC. We are an organization that has a people-first approach and considers people first in every business decision that we make. We are part of the solution and what we do matters; from fighting climate change with battery electric buses, to affordability through cost effective transportation, to connecting remote communities, we bring the heart, soul and innovation to public transportation.


It’s an exciting time to be in public transportation sector and we’re looking for a creative and passionate people to join our team. Not only would you be joining an engaged organization but you’d also get to enjoy flexible work arrangements, extended benefits and a pension plan as just a few of the benefits BC Transit employees are eligible for. Keep reading to find out if this role is meant for you!


Please note that this position is an 18 month long temporary term position.

What you'll be doing...

The People and Culture Coordinator supports a wide variety of day-to-day People and Culture functions. As an integral member of the People and Culture team, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Act as the first point of contact for internal and external People and Culture inquiries.
  • Coordinator all aspects of the recruitment process by scheduling interviews, arranging testing/assignments, criminal record checks, and post-offer employment tests.
  • Administer the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and manage the recruitment process for all vacancies, including preparing postings, creating digital competition folders, and posting opportunities to various recruitment channels. 
  • Process all new hire onboarding documentation.
  • Send internal communications including employee announcements.
  • Prepare orientation packages, benefit summaries and digital employee personnel files.
  • Assist with the creation and distribution of a variety of correspondence such as offer letters, letters of regret and employment verification letters.
  • Responsible for position creation/changes and data entry into the HR Information System.
  • Maintain and publishe organizational charts and monthly employee announcements
  • Communicate new hires, position changes and employee changes.
  • Manage the Employee Referral Program.

You are a self-starter who enjoys working in a fast paced enviroment where no two days are the same. You love problem solving and are extremely detail oriented. You are a natural “people person” who can effectively communicate with both internal and external customers. 


This position is based out of our Victoria Administration Office. There is some ability for hybrid work but in office component is necessary due to the client facing nature of the position and providing support to our employees.


To view the full job description for this role please see the attached.

What you'll bring to the table...

We value lifelong learners and have found the following combination of education & experience allows people to be successful in this role: 

  • Related experience in a professional office environment. 
  • Knowledge of the concepts, practices and techniques of the Human Resources (People and Culture) field and familiarity of HRIS systems.  Proven experience working in a similar setting within a unionized environment   
  • Working knowledge of collective agreements 
  • Effective time management and organizational abilities required, while completing a high volume of work accurately 
  • Demonstrated initiative, resourcefulness and creativity in problem solving

What we'll bring to the table...

  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits to support you and your family, regardless of what life throws at you
  • Membership in a “gold plated” defined benefit pension plan, meaning it’s the best in the Province and one of the best in the country; putting you in a strong position when it comes time to retire 
  • Access to fitness and lifestyle centers to help you take care of your physical fitness and health
  • Various programs that support employees such as an Employee Assistance Program and health and wellness initiatives and events aimed at fostering your mental health
  • A complimentary employee bus pass
  • A corporate learning and development program to help you in continuous career growth
  • An employee recognition program where we all recognize each other's successes (not just your Leaders!)
  • A social club that gives you access to events throughout Victoria

What next steps could look like...

  • Interviews will take place between December 7th and 8th 
  • The position requires the completion of a Criminal Record Check or Vulnerable Sector Search
  • An eligibility list may be established for future full time regular or full time temporary vacancies
  • If you have a disability that requires an accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please contact to let us know how we can assist you.
  • BC Transit is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. If the organization identifies this position as a reasonable accommodation for an existing employee, all candidates will be notified as soon as reasonably possible.

To keep our team members, customers and the communities we serve safe, we have introduced an interim Employee Mandatory Vaccination Policy intended to prevent the transmission of COVID-19.  BC Transit requires proof of being fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Please be aware that your appointment to this position is conditional on meeting and maintaining the definition of being "fully vaccinated" as per the definition of Health Canada. Any employee providing false or misleading information, may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal.


We believe that diversity of thought and experience fuels innovation. In keeping with this belief, we do not discriminate on any basis. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Should you require any accommodation or have questions, please let us know.

While we welcome all applications, we will only respond directly to those who are short-listed for a role. Thanks in advance for your understanding and wishing you all the best in your career journey.

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