Selkirk College
4.3 out of 5 stars.
Write a review

Selkirk College Employee Reviews

Review this company
Job Title
Canada17 reviews

Ratings by category

4.1Work-life balance

Search reviews

Sort by

Showing all 17 reviews

Great place to work

Indeed featured review

The most useful review selected by Indeed
Great place to work Management was great organized,helpful,understanding.Tools.provided to do your job. Staff was great to work with..Lots of opportunities for advancement
Was this review helpful?

Supportive & purposeful workplace

Good support from the management. An inclusive culture and the supervisors are listening to concerns/matters. A supportive appointment for students to aid some expenses managed; thus, it is minimum wage.Quiet learning envirinment. Teaching/tutoring expands learning with both the consolidation of existing & new knowledge.
Was this review helpful?

Insights into Selkirk College

Based on 7 survey responses
What people like
  • Clear sense of purpose
  • Ability to meet personal goals
  • Ability to learn new things

Great team and students

Really enjoyed the people I worked for and with. Great team that included sessionals in all activities. Students were awesome. On boarding was great! Training and orientation were provided.
Was this review helpful?

If you are a manager, life is good. If you are not, life is not good.

Most people go too Selkirk to be trained for the job they really want elsewhere. There is no loyalty and if you are not in management then you are invisible to everyone but your peers.




Too many to list.
Was this review helpful?

A really great place to make a career and a life

Selkirk was an incredible employer from start to finish. Always supportive of me and my career goals, I felt I was supported to make a difference for students, staff and the community.


Great benefits, supportive colleagues.


Usual budget struggles endemic in public post secondary.
Was this review helpful?

Rate your recent company

Share your experience to help others

Friendly environement. Supportive supervisor

Great environment to work part-time. Can make new friends from different countries. There is a lot of support from the supervisor and students. College offers transportation for outdoor activities
Was this review helpful?

Productive and fun work place.

I really enjoy working at the gym at Selkirk College's Castlegar campus. It is a very enjoyable environment to work in and I find the tasks I am given to be fair and not out of my abilities. I am in charge of the weekly fitness challenges, as well as cleaning the weight room, and helping to organize events that are held at the gym (for example volleyball tournaments, dodgeball tournaments etc).
Was this review helpful?

Student opportunity

They give us students the opportunity to be expose in how to market social media marketing and how to leverage our audience through engaging with them.
Was this review helpful?

Wonderful Place to Work!

I enjoyed working at this job. My coworkers were wonderful, and there was always something to do. I learned many new skills and and was able to increase my knowledge about banquets and food service. I was part-time/casual and was able to work around a busy school schedule.
Was this review helpful?

Productive and fun workplace

A friendly and nurturing workplace in the nursing laboratory. The instructors from the nursing department who uses the laboratory are very kind and considerate.
Was this review helpful?

Residential Assistant - Great atmosphere and work culture

The atmosphere and work culture are both great in their own ways, from a work - life stand point. My typical work is getting home from school and going on shift from 4 to 11, doing a round of the building every hour to ensure the safety of the residents.


Free Rent


Long nights
Was this review helpful?

Amazing faculty and good pay but long hours and no job security

Selkirk College is a rural college serving the Kootenay region in British Columbia. It mainly focuses on providing hands-on training for trades and technical professions but it also offers a variety of university courses to students who wish to transfer to a university program after 2 years at Selkirk. The Castlegar Campus where I work is located at the meeting point of Columbia and Kootenay rivers, which offers breathtaking views! But the best part of working at this institution are the highly educated and cordial faculty members They help each other with warm simplicity and some special rural solidarity I have not seen during my teaching years in Toronto.


Beautiful location, amazing colleagues and high wages.


Long teaching hours with little room for preparation time and low job security.
Was this review helpful?

An opportunity to work on campus

Selkirk College gives students an opportunity to work on campus. The administration gathered a team of students who like making videos and gave them a project to work on, which is great because it helps students to distract from their studying and just do what they like.
Was this review helpful?

Productive and fun workplace.

Interacting with patrons at the front desk and on the phone, sharing information on the gym and membership rates with new visitors and answering questions and managing check-in and check-out procedures for existing members and guests. Also educating members who seek information about gym hours, available equipment and classes, and other items.


Meeting new people, Fun environment


Long hours
Was this review helpful?

Friendly atmosphere

Working as a Facebook Editor is quite a challenging task, It is a creative task.I have to keep myself updated with daily news and upcoming events, Fun is in learning new tools and designs.I learned my way through every odds and i am proud to say I have achieved the number of viewer we where looking for. Atmosphere is very friendly, my boss is like my friend, I can as any questions any time Every day was fun filled my college is like my second home.


work from home


Was this review helpful?

Organizing activities, preparing equipments.

Front desk. Organizing activities. Preparing equipments. Cleaning entrance and gym.
Was this review helpful?

Great experience, great instructors.

My experience as a peer tutor for international students was wonderful and rewarding.
Was this review helpful?

Want to know more about working here?

Ask a question about working or interviewing at Selkirk College. Our community is ready to answer.Ask a Question

Overall rating

Based on 17 reviews

Ratings by category

4.1 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.3 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.6 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
4.4 out of 5 stars for Management
4.3 out of 5 stars for Culture

Compare Selkirk College with

Selkirk College reviews by location

Learn about Selkirk College in popular locations

  • Companies
  • Selkirk College
  • Employee reviews