Why Work for BC Hydro


Exceptional people doing exceptional work

We're all about getting the right people, with the right skills, values and motivation in the right jobs. And once we get them there, we want to help them to reach their potential.

We do this through offering career development and advancement opportunities, including:  

  • In-house training, tuition and accreditation support
  • Rotations, job shadowing, mentoring and coaching
  • Career and succession planning
  • Comprehensive leadership programs

Employee benefits

We’re proud of our reputation as a company that provides excellent employee compensation and benefits programs, and we give employees the opportunity to shape their benefits plans to their individual needs.

We offer generous vacation and personal days, quality on-site amenities, disability income, life insurance, health and vision care, and dental benefits.

Wellness programs and resources

Our comprehensive employee wellness and family assistance program helps employees balance work and personal responsibilities. And when extra help is needed, we offer invaluable assistance and resources.

Support services include counseling, health coaching, legal and financial support, nutrition and naturopathic services, and family planning. Flexible work schedules and return-to-work programs are also available.

Retirement and financial benefits

We help employees prepare for retirement with liberal contributions to a defined benefit pension plan and a phased-in retirement work option that allows employees to gradually decrease their hours.