Indigenous Career Exploration Program

Source: BC Hydro

Job Title: Indigenous Career Exploration Program

Job Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


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The Indigenous Career Exploration Program provides support to help Indigenous candidates explore their skills in relation to the types of work available at BC Hydro.
We're committed to honouring Indigenous history and culture and working toward reconciliation and respect with Indigenous Peoples. We know that Indigenous Peoples – their perspectives, ideas, and expertise – help us make better decisions and better understand our customers.

Submit your candidate profile to enroll in this program. All Indigenous applicants will be contacted by a member of our team. Qualified applicants will be considered for job opportunities. Click to view further information on the Indigenous Career Exploration Program.

It’s an easy, 3 step process:
1. To apply to this program, you must create a candidate profile and confirm you are Indigenous by self-identifying in step 7 “optional disclosure” section.
2. You will be contacted within 10 business days.
3. You’ll learn where your skills might be a good match for jobs at BC Hydro.
If you have questions or require support with creating your Candidate Profile please contact us at:


An interest in jobs at BC Hydro. This program is available year-round, for applicants who:
• Identify as an Indigenous person (First Nations, Metis, Inuit)
• Are 18 years or older
• Have a high school diploma or equivalent
• Are legally eligible to work in Canada


Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6B 5R3

By completing this application, you are not applying directly to a role, but you will have access to our program supports including:
• One-on-one connection with our recruitment specialist to explore your skills in relation to BC Hydro requirements, as well as to provide high level career guidance
• Info Sessions about BC Hydro, the diversity of work and our inclusive workplace
• Skills workshops on how to create cover letters, resumes, and how to prepare for interviews

At BC Hydro we want our workforce to reflect the diversity of our customers and the communities we serve. We know that having people with different ideas, experiences and expertise will help us make better decisions and understand our customers.
• We are a diverse, inclusive and collaborative team
• Our Indigenous-led RAIN network connects Indigenous employees across the province
• We are recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers, Canada’ Best Diversity Employers, Canada’s Best Employer for Young People, Canada’s Greenest Employers and we are Progressive Aboriginal Relations Gold certified

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their applications online at by March 31, 2024.

Click here to access the job posting or visit the BC Hydro “Current Opportunities” Careers page to view and apply for jobs.

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On the BC Hydro Careers site, click on the Apply button in order to complete the steps to apply for this job. Please be sure to update your Candidate Profile with your current resume and include copies of your certifications, if applicable.

We're always looking for exceptional people to bring new ideas, fresh thinking and the motivation to help shape the electricity system in B.C. It's an exciting time to be a part of our team as we invest in our system and prepare to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

Our values guide our work. Want to join us?
We are safe.
We are here for our customers.
We are one team.
We include everyone.
We act with integrity and respect.
We are forward thinking.
BC Hydro is an equal opportunity employer.

We include everyone. We welcome applications from anyone, including members of visible minorities, women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

We are also happy to provide reasonable accommodations throughout the selection process and while working at BC Hydro. If you require support applying online because you are a person with a disability, please contact us at

Flexible work model role definitions
Our four role types identify the degree of flexibility an employee could have to work from home based on the type of work they do. The flexibility for an individual job is up to the manager for each position and the operational requirements. Employees also have the right to work full-time from the office if they prefer. All of our roles require at least some in-person time.
IBEW/Field – No option to work from home
Resident – Works primarily (4+ days per week) in the office.
Hybrid – May be able to work from home up to 3 days per week.
Remote – Works from home 4+ days per week