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Jobs in Canada
Posted November 27th, 2012 - 9:05 pm by from Wuerzburg, Germany (Permalink)
Hello lovely community,
I am Heiko, 19 years old and doing work and travel in canada.
However I am not in canada now, I am in Philadelphia, USA.
I wanna go back to canada in January after I spent my holidays in florida.
When I am back, I have to find a job, because in May I wanna travel through BC and Alberta to see the natureparks etc.
So my actual question is where is it easy to find a job??!!
I have been to the eastside (toronto etc.) so I don't wanna apply for a job there!
I applied for jobs in skiresorts, but probably it is too late for that and moreover you don't rally earn much money!
I also heared about the oil company in the north, but the preparation costs are too high and I don't wanna work by -30 degrees outside in the wilderness and handle chemicals!
So where is a good place to find work in Alberta or BC in the winter?!
I thought about Vancouver or Edmonton, can anyone give me some advices please?!
I thought of taking a fulltime job or maybe 2 part time jobs, living in a sharehouse, to afford the sharehouse and my travelplans for may, I considered earning 15-20$ earning per hour?! Just a short description imagination!
Best regards
Heiko

Posted November 29th, 2012 - 6:01 am from Calgary, Canada
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Posted November 29th, 2012 - 12:52 pm by from Whitehorse, Canada (Permalink)
Hmmm..

--->I have to find a job

Try..
http://www.jobbank.gc.ca/intro-eng.aspx

--->I also heared about the oil company in the north, but the preparation costs are too high

You need specialized training for most of the jobs anyway

--->and I don't wanna work by -30 degrees outside in the wilderness and handle chemicals!

You are in Canada in the winter. Unless you will be in southern BC its cold. You will have to handle at least -20 on average in Alberta and Northern BC. As for chemicals, this is not a third world country. We have safety standards and most companies are very strict due to liability.

Find a cheap place to stay, get a job at a local Tim Hortons or restaurant. Save up and enjoy BC in the Spring.

Cheers,

Posted November 30th, 2012 - 2:59 pm by from Wuerzburg, Germany (Permalink)
thank you very much!!:)

Posted December 3rd, 2012 - 2:21 pm by from Saint-Jerome, Canada (Permalink)
I agree its Canada after all its cold here. Whistler is great but its cold and you can always work in a restaurant but forget the 15 to 20 dollars an hour , you will have to get that as a tip as a server! working in kitchens are 10 to 13 dollars an hour ! good luck and embrace the outdoors dude !