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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Coquitlam Recognized as a Top Employer for Third Year

COQUITLAM, BC, Feb. 19, 2020  The City of Coquitlam has been named a Top Employer in B.C. for the third year in a row.

In the annual competition led by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, the awards recognize B.C. employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work. Coquitlam and the other 2020 winners are featured in a special supplement of the Vancouver Sun on Feb. 19.

Coquitlam Offers Variety & Opportunities for Growth 
The City of Coquitlam, which has over 800 full-time staff, prides itself on a corporate culture that recognizes the importance of work-life balance and opportunities for training and advancement, including an award-winning Leadership Development Program.

With a variety of career opportunities ranging from engineers, lifeguards, fitness instructors, accountants and snowplow drivers, Coquitlam offers valuable work experiences and the chance to learn new skills while serving the community.

For more information on working at the City of Coquitlam, visit www.coquitlam.ca/careers or follow the City on LinkedIn to get notifications of new employment opportunities.

About the B.C.’s Top Employers Competition
Applicants in the B.C.’s Top Employers competition were evaluated on nine criteria: physical workplace; work atmosphere and social; health, financial and family benefits; vacation and time off; employee communications; performance management; training and skills development; and community involvement.

Organizations were compared to others in their field to determine which offered the most progressive and forward-thinking programs. Coquitlam and Vancouver are the only Metro Vancouver municipalities to have been awarded this distinction for 2020. 

Media contact:

Nikki Caulfield
Director, Human Resources and Corporate Planning
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