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Why Work Here

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A BC Top Employer offering meaningful work, constant learning, and a community guided by our shared values of Community, Innovation, Integrity, Service, and Teamwork are just a few reasons why we work here – there are so many others.

Together we’ve moved our city forward to become a thriving, green, inclusive city. In the past year, we were:

And none of this would be possible without the dedicated professionals we have on our team. That’s why we take care of our employees and give them opportunities and challenges to grow in their career.

Learn more about the updates and achievements accomplished by the City.

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Training and Education

City of Surrey employees are constantly innovating and to help them grow and develop, we offer a wide range of training opportunities to help them achieve their full potential. These include:

  • Organizational courses that focus on developing skills in key competencies that guide how we build knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Personal development planning to help our employees explore growth in their careers.
  • Leadership programs to support employees through their career progression.
  • Health and safety courses to ensure we have a safe and healthy place to work.
  • Tuition reimbursement to enhance our employees’ knowledge and skills.
Group of staff at desk doing training

Giving Back

“Community” is a reflection of who we are and drives the meaningful work we do.

Employees have spent countless hours to help our community grow and prosper. Through initiatives like our annual United Way Campaign, to the Surrey Fire Fighter Association Toy Drive, to our annual road hockey event in support of Raise the Roof’s national Toque Campaign, our employees strive to make Surrey a great place to live, work, and raise a family.

Tree chipping

Social activities

We don’t just work for the City of Surrey – we’re a part of it. The City and our Social Committee organize a variety events and activities to encourage staff to get out, meet new friends and celebrate our accomplishments. Some of those events include staff appreciation events, fun competitions, and charitable fundraisers.

The City also puts on world-class festivals and local events that staff, residents, and visitors can all enjoy.

Staff at Move for Health Day

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