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Looking for a super place to work where you can partner with a terrific team of people, build a great professional career, and enjoy real financial success? We know that our people are our greatest resource because their success is our success! We’re committed providing our team with a supportive, positive work environment that encourages team trust and achievement! We have lots of team openings and we’re hiring top-notch people right now! We’d love to talk to you!

Arbutus RV Tech Apprentice Program

Are you looking to start your career? The Arbutus RV Apprentice Program can help set you on a path to becoming a Red Seal RV Tech!

Apprenticeship is a post-secondary pathway consisting of on-the-job training provided by an employer and technical training delivered at a college or vocational school. The training combines alternating periods of on-the-job and technical classroom-based training.

RV service technician technical training spans 8 weeks per year of training. Technical training occurs at VIU in Nanaimo B.C.. While attending technical training Arbutus RV will cover the program cost!

Unlike most trade programs that require a 4-year apprenticeship, the RV service technician apprenticeship program is only three years. Once the apprentice completes the required technical training and on-the-job work experience hours or modules, the apprentice can write the exam for their Red Seal certification. There are many benefits to this form of training including certification, good pay and exciting career opportunities.

Job Position: DRIVER


Who We Are

At Arbutus RV, we're more than just a dealership; we're a community of adventure enthusiasts dedicated to ensuring everyone has the opportunity to experience the magic of the RV Lifestyle! From cozy campers to luxurious mobile mansions, we provide the ultimate escape vehicles for wanderers seeking new horizons. As a Vancouver Island family-owned business with 7 Island locations, we prioritize creating a positive, inclusive, and downright fun work environment where every team member feels valued and inspired.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team as a Driver.

What We Offer

An hourly wage of $23 to $27/hour plus a comprehensive benefits package that addresses our staff's overall well-being and includes dental, extended healthcare, life insurance, and a healthcare spending account, plus an RRSP match plus employee discounts on all our products and services!

Need extra time off? We're family-owned and recognize the importance of supporting families, so we have a generous unpaid time off policy in addition to regular paid vacations.

And there's more! We have monthly celebrations for staff in each of our locations, we are closed between Christmas and New Year's to give our staff time to be with their families, and we have annual staff appreciation events!

Who You Are

You are responsible! You are a team player with a positive can-do attitude who seeks opportunities to help others and make every customer experience the best possible!

As our Driver, you will be responsible for pick up and deliver RV units, towing and backing up trailers and 5th wheels as well as driving over height and above-average length vehicles. Safety is your pristine priority!

If you have a general knowledge of maintenance and repair, that's great, but more importantly, you enjoy working on your own and have a strong desire to do the job right without cutting corners.

Key Job Functions

Hauling Heavy Trailers:

  • Deliver and pick up units as required by service or sales manager.
  • Park and move Trailer/RV units on the dealership lot

Unit Maintenance:

  • Perform daily inspection and report any malfunctions of company vehicles.
  • Perform minor maintenance such as changing lights, replacing batteries or repairing minor damage.
  • Empty sewage tanks
  • Fill gas tanks upon request
  • Keep units and equipment secure from weather.
  • Maintain physical inventory on a weekly basis.

Lot Maintenance:

  • Keep the lot clean and professional in appearance.
  • Sweep, pick up trash and debris, empty garbage cans.
  • Help keep our lot free of debris and snow.

Customer Service:

  • Interact with lot visitors, customers, and staff in a positive manner supportive of the dealership and our products.
  • Promptly address any cleaning-related concerns from customers

Compliance and Safety:

  • Maintain the proper function and respectful use of company equipment and tools.
  • Wear proper personal protection equipment (PPE)
  • Know and follow procedures for the safe use and disposal of all cleaning products.
  • Maintain a clean, organized workspace.

License and Certification

  • Valid Class 5 Driver's License with Heavy Trailer or House Trailer Endorsement
  • A valid class 03 or Class 01 Driver’s License is preferred
  • Forklift Certification is an asset

Essential Qualifications

  • Attention to detail is a must!
  • Trailer Towing experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of vehicle maintenance and repairs is a plus
  • Ability to operate hand tools and power tools safely and effectively
  • Able to think like a customer and have a desire to meet their expectations.
  • Valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving record

Health and Safety Considerations

  • Strict adherence to all health and safety regulations, policies and protocols
  • Able to lift parts and accessories up to 25 lbs
  • Able to bend, lift, carry and stretch
  • Able to work outside.
  • Maintain a safe and positive work environment

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: $23.00-$27.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Store discount


  • 8 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Port Alberni, BC V9Y 8X6: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Application question(s):

  • Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
  • Are you able to work on Tuesdays - Saturdays schedule?


  • Driving: 1 year (required)


  • Class 5 Driver's Licence or higher (required)

Work Location: In person

Apply Today!