EMBERS (2018)

April 27, 2018

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EMBERS Staffing Solutions

About Us

EMBERS Staffing Solutions is a nationally recognized, award-winning non-profit staffing agency, providing short- and long-term job placement services for companies in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland, primarily in construction. We pride ourselves on the quality of people we hire and our company’s commitment to invest and develop its workers. Our mission is to provide employees with a ladder of opportunities to improve their skills, livelihoods and advance their careers while offering customers with a reliable, professional, and socially responsible alternative to typical employment agencies.

Our Commitment

  • Provide workers with the jobs, support, and training to help them reach their career goals and improve their futures
  • Provide workers with the best compensation and benefits
  • Carefully match workers with the right positions
  • As a social enterprise, 100% of our profit is re-invested in our employees through job coaching, certified skills trainings, tools and equipment lending, and  other employment programs

Why Choose Us

EMBERS Staffing Solutions is a first-choice employer because we provide:

  • Opportunities for short- and long-term job placements
  • Higher pay rates than other staffing agencies
  • Pay on a weekly basis
  • Flexible schedules
  • 4% holiday pay on each cheque
  • Work clothes and equipment at no cost
  • Help with transportation
  • Assistance with hard and soft skills training including construction and hospitality

Our Ideal Workers

While no experience is needed, our ideal candidates would demonstrate the following traits:

  • Punctual
  • Available
  • Reliable
  • Positive Attitude

Available Jobs

We have a variety of jobs available, including:

  • General Labour
  • Skilled Labour
  • Construction Safety Officers
  • Traffic Control Persons
  • Roofers
  • Occupational First Aid Levels I, II, and III
  • Carpenters
  • Carpenters Helpers
  • Hoist Operators
  • Forklift
  • Painters
  • Warehousing
  • Landscaping
  • Event Setup and Teardown

Training Programs

EMBERS offers free courses to qualified individuals who want to grow their careers in construction or hospitality. Working with top industry leaders, we are helping employers fill their job openings. We empower our clients to move ahead in their careers by supporting them before and after finding work, as well as providing them relevant career training.

Construction Training

Examples of safety training courses we provide include:

  • Fall Protection Awareness
  • Fall Protection
  • WHMIS GHS
  • First Aid I II Ill
  • Hoist Operator
  • Traffic Control Personnel
  • Construction Safety Officer

Examples of mobile equipment courses we provide include:

  • Forklift
  • Skid Steer Loaders
  • Scissor Lifts
  • Man Lift (Articulated & Boom Lifts)
  • Front End Loader

 Employment Readiness Courses

We also offer training in the following:

  • Construction foundations
  • Soft skills training
  • Apprenticeships

Hospitality Careers

Our hospitality training will prepare people for these jobs and more:

  • Housekeepers
  • Guest services
  • Servers
  • Prep cooks