Careers in Masonry
Brick, block, stone and tile to build walls, fireplaces, driveways, industrial, residential, institutional and commercial.
Masonry work is performed in all types of weather conditions.
Demand is high for skilled craftsman such as stone masons and brick masons. According to worldwide industry, the demand will be even greater as the present workforce retires (over the next ten years). It is estimated that there will be a major shortage of skilled labour within the next ten years as the average age of a mason is 49 years.
Kwantlen students are eligible for employment both on and off campus. Please see the Student Employment Centre for job posting and instructions for using Workopolis.com.
Web sites such as Workinfonet are useful resources for finding employment in the trades industry.
A wage subsidy program is available through Human Resources & Skills Development Canada for students seeking employment who
- Have collected Employment Insurance within the last three years, or have been on maturity/parental leave within the past five years
- Are currently unemployed
- Are seeking full time employment.
Additional information is available at www.santewagesubsidy.com
Working at Kwantlen
If you are looking for employment as an instructor or staff member at Kwantlen, please see the Human Resources website at www.kwantlen.ca/hr.