WorkBC Centre - Merritt

2099 Quilchena Avenue - P.O. Box 358
Merritt, BC V1K 1B8
(250) 378-5151
info-merritt@workbc.ca
workbccentre-merritt.ca
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

Community Futures Thompson Country together with their partners aim to provide exemplary employment services to Merritt and the surrounding community. We are your local WorkBC Employment Services Centre providing services to both Job Seekers and local Employers.

We understand finding a rewarding career can be a challenge. WorkBC Merritt offers a range of free programs and services, the use of our Self Serve Resource Centre and one-on-one assistance with an Employment Advisor.

SERVICES UPDATE - COVID-19

As the COVID-19 situation continues to change, we’re taking action to better serve you and our staff. 
The health and safety of everyone - our clients, our employees, and our community is important to us. 

 

We are employing the following measures in our Merritt WorkBC office to reduce our chances of transmitting COVID-19 as much as possible:

Please refer to the symptom checker below before coming to the office.

 

COVID-19 UPDATE   MANDATORY FACE MASKS

You must wear a face mask in our office. If you do not have a mask, one will be supplied to you upon entering.

 

Safety continues to be WorkBC Merritt’s number one priority and we will continue to take measures necessary to ensure the well-being of our clients and employees. We’re prioritizing the health of our clients, our employees, and our communities.

 

We are offering in-person and virtual services to help you find and keep employment. In the event you do require an in-person visit, we can assure you we are following WorkSafeBC policies regarding COVID-19 safety in our office. This includes regular surface disinfecting, hand washing/sanitizing, and physical distancing. 


We are open and available for appointments (please call ahead to book)
We are open for Walk-ins Mon to Fri 
9:00 – 11:00 AM and 2:00 – 4:00 PM   

Our regular office hours are
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
and Wed 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
(Closed all Statutory Holidays)

 ** All services are available including resume assistance, work clothing and equipment for new jobs, self employment and occupational training.

** Wage Subsidies for Employers are available.

** ASETS is now located in our office.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding safe service delivery during these times, please do not hesitate to contact us. 250-378-5151 info@merrittesc.ca | @workbcmerritt on Facebook

We are practicing social distancing to ensure a safe environment for our clients and staff and have protocol in place for Mandatory Face Maskwhile in our office. 

We ask that you please:

  • Maintain a minimum of 6 feet between yourself, clients and staff.
  • Wear a face mask prior to entering the building.
  • Cover your cough and sneezes with your elbow.
  • Have patience and be kind as we all navigate the “new normal”.
  • Answer the following questions to ensure everyone’s safety.

SYMPTOM CHECKER: If you have answered YES to any of the following questions, please do not enter our office and if you have a scheduled in person appointment, please call or email to reschedule.

Please do not enter this Building if you:
• Have travelled outside of Canada within the last 14 days
• Have been identified by Public Health as a close contact of someone with COVID-19
• Have been told to isolate by Public Health

Are displaying any of the following new or worsening symptoms:
• Fever or chills
• Extreme fatigue  
• Cough or tiredness
• Loss of sense of smell or taste
• Headache
• Body aches
• Difficulty breathing
• Nausea or vomiting
• Sore throat
• Diarrhea
• Loss of appetite

If you are displaying symptoms consistent with COVID-19, refer to HealthLink BC at 811.

JOB SEEKERS

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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EMPLOYERS

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.

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WAGE SUBSIDY PROGRAM

The Wage Subsidy program provides financial reimbursement to employers who hire and train new employees.

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WORKBC MERRITT IS HIGHLIGHTING LOCAL EMPLOYERS WHO ARE HIRING

WorkBC is here to help with your resume, new work clothes and connect you to the hiring manager’s at the following Companies!

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

Don’t wait, call today 250-378-5151.

7-11 in Merritt is looking for 5 new employees.

If you’re interested in a long term career with paid training, excellent benefits, advancement opportunities and a safe working environment, now’s your chance.
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Infracon Construction and its partner, Lower Nicola Site Services is excited for another busy winter season and are actively recruiting a variety of positions including skilled labour, operators, site administrators and others.

Lower Nicola Site Services, is a partnership between the Lower Nicola Indian Band and Infracon Construction. Its goal is to provide meaningful training, employment, and revenue to community members while providing quality, industry leading services to clients.