WorkBC Centre - Merritt

Phone: 250-378-5151 Text: 250-280-6642
2099 Quilchena Avenue - P.O. Box 358
Merritt, BC V1K 1B8
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Wednesday: 8:30-5:30
Sat and Sun: Closed
Statutory Holidays: Closed

Welcome to Merritt Employment Services

Do you need help to find a job, explore career options, and improve your skills?

Our expert staff are here to help you find all the free resources you need and to support you in your job search. WorkBC Merritt offers a range of free programs and services, the use of our Self Serve Resource Centre (computers, printers, and phones), and one-on-one assistance with an Employment Advisor.

Our friendly staff are always ready to help, share job search tips and tricks, and keep our job board updated with local postings.


WorkBC Merritt provides free programs and services including employment counselling, skills training, disability services, funding options and the support you need to find a meaningful and rewarding job!



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Ask us about Post-Secondary and Skills Training for Employment Opportunities.

We also offer Short-Term Occupational Training and Job Starts.

For more information on all WorkBC Programs and Services, please visit

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WorkBC Merritt offers a full range of services to help you meet your recruitment and hiring needs, all free of charge. When you partner with us, your company will save time and money hiring and training new staff.

For more information on all WorkBC Employer Resources, please visit 

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The WorkBC Wage Subsidy program covers a part of employee wages so employers can hire job seekers and provide work opportunities. Both unemployed individuals and employers in B.C. can benefit from WorkBC Wage Subsidy.

I am an employer. How can the wage subsidy help me? Wage subsidy offers employers opportunities for:
• A portion of wages for employees
• Re-hire laid off employees
• Hire new employees
• Fill various hiring needs
• Support for existing operations or expansion
• Reduce work-related barriers for an employee with disabilities

I am a job seeker. How can the wage subsidy help me? If an employer applies for a wage subsidy, a job seeker can get: 
• Paid work experience opportunities
• On-the-job training
• Opportunities to gain skills and long-term employment

 I am a job seeker. How do I apply for WorkBC Wage Subsidy?
 *You don't apply for the wage subsidy. The employer applies, however you can:

• Talk to a potential employer about wage subsidy and suggest they apply
• Apply for WorkBC Employment Services and explore if a wage subsidy opportunity is a good fit for you

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We would like to invite you and your business to participate in a virtual or in-house Job Fair series hosted by WorkBC Merritt.  This will allow you to showcase career opportunities and connect you with job seekers who are interested in applying to your company. We will market your hiring event and showcase your business to potential employees. 

Ask us how!

Contact us today!

*Ask us about our Wage Subsidy Program to Connect Employers and Employees.


We are open and available to assist you.

Our office is open and ready to assist you with all of your employment needs, including one-on-one appointments with our Employment Advisors, Self Serve computer/printer centre and Resource room.

Telephone: 250-378-5151

Text: 250-280-6422


Facebook: @workbcmerritt

If you have any questions or concerns regarding safe service delivery during these times, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Help prevent the spread of illness.

Please stay home and do not enter our office if you feel ill.


We will be closed for statutory holidays including the following:

  • August 7, 2023 - BC Day
  • September 4, 2023 - Labour Day
  • October 9, 2023 - Thanksgiving
  • November 13, 2023 - Rememberence Day
  • December 25 and 26, 2023 - Christmas and Boxing Day