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Employers in Prince George

Prince George is a major supply centre servicing northern BC and the region. Important local industries include wholesale and retail trade, manufacturing, health care and education services, transportation, construction and forestry. Prince George's geographic location and skilled workforce, on-going investment and abundant resources create real opportunities for expansion of current key industries and the development of new ones.

The Prince George service sector represents 75.8% of overall employment while the goods-producing sector represents 24.2%. The goods-producing sector provides more employment than the provincial average due to the higher number of positions in manufacturing and forestry, fishing, mining, and oil and gas sectors.

A detailed analysis of current labour shortages within specific industries in Prince George demonstrates the overlapping needs of each sector. There is a lack of skilled and professional labour in trades and engineering across industry sectors and many industry-specific shortages, demonstrating the need for education and training programs and effective recruitment and retention strategies.

There are many positions available across a variety of sectors in Prince George. Visit the career pages of some of Prince George's employers below for additional information and up to date career postings. Visit the Initiatives Prince George website for current career pages.


Major Employers in Prince George




Northern Health Authority       Healthcare
School District No. 57       Education
Government of British Columbia       Government
Canfor Wood Products       Manufacturing/Natural Resources
Canfor Pulp       Manufacturing/Natural Resources
University of Northern BC       Education
City of Prince George       Government
Save-On-Foods       Retail
College of New Caledonia       Education
CN Rail       Transportation
AIMHI       Social Services
ACS       Call Centre
Government of Canada       Government
Wal-Mart       Retail
Telus       Communications
McDonald's       Restaurant
Costco       Retail
Treasure Cove Hotel _ Casino       Tourism/Accommodation
Dunkley Lumber       Manufacturing/Natural Resources
Home Depot       Retail
Lakeland Mills       Manufacturing/Natural Resources
BC Hydro       Utilities
Sears Canada       Retail
Coast Inn of the North       Tourism/Accommodation
Lomak Bulk Carriers       Transportation


Employers of Choice in Prince George

City of Prince George


School District No. 57


Northern Health Authority

Queensway Autobody


BDC Bank


Western Industrial Contractors

University of Northern BC




CMO Datasystems



Pacific Western Brewing


Winton Global Homes

PCL West Coast Construction


ABC Communications


College of New Caledonia

Wolftek Industries


TD Canada Trust Bank


BC Assessment

BC Hydro




Canadian Tire



BMO Bank


RBC Bank



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