Butchart Gardens
The Sunken Garden at Butchart Gardens (Vadym Graifer Photography)

The Butchart Gardens has announced that they’re offering a starting wage of $15 an hour in their spring and summer recruitment.

One of the largest employers on the Saanich Peninsula, the Gardens utilizes up to 600 employees during peak times.

“We have always attracted a broad spectrum of applicants – from students to seniors– for spring and summer… Offering a great training ground in the industry, we pride ourselves on providing a friendly, welcoming environment in which to work,” said Jeannie Christison, Director of Human Resources.

The BC Government recently raised the minimum wage to $11.35 an hour, with the goal of reaching a $15 minimum wage by 2021.

Learn more and/or apply:

The Butchart Gardens will be holding a Job Fair on Tuesday, February 20 from 6–8pm in the Coffee Shop.

One of Victoria’s most famous tourist attractions, the Butchart Gardens offers a variety of employment positions, including food services, visitor services, gardening, and much more.

There are also opportunities in the trades with current position postings for a carpenter and an electrician.

The Job Fair will be held in the Coffee Shop of The Butchart Gardens, 800 Benvenuto Avenue, Brentwood Bay, with exclusive gate opening for the event.

Bring a resumé and cover letter OR an application (available online at butchartgardens.com).

Please note, The Gardens are not open for viewing.

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