Vancouver Jobs and General Information
When people think of jobs in Vancouver they often think of it’s busy tourism industry,
hotels and restaurants which provide employment for experienced food service
managers, chefs and cooks, especially during the busy summer months.
But behind the tourism vibe of Vancouver is a very diverse and thriving economy.
Vancouver is the headquarters for many of the world's major mining operations and
forest products companies. Vancouver's mining companies offer careers for mining engineers,
geological engineers and for logistics experts. Vancouver IT jobs can be found in
its thriving software development community, major video game development and animation
companies that often hire programmers, developers, project managers and supervisors.
The entire area offers spectacular ocean and mountain views. Often referred to as
Hollywood North, Vancouver is home to motion picture production houses, including
Lionsgate Films, who employ people in all kinds industry-related jobs.
Columbia (UBC), Simon Fraser University (SFU), the British Columbia Institute of
Technology (BCIT), numerous colleges and more than 100 ESL (English as a Second
Vancouver is a port city located on Canada's west coast in the province of
British Columbia. Often voted one of the most livable cities in the world, Vancouver
isalso North America's second most densely populated city, and has one of its highest
housing costs. The Greater Metro Vancouver area consists of 21 cities, with a combined
population of more than 2.3 million people.