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We believe the transformative power of the outdoors makes us better humans and drives us to do good for the planet. If you’re passionate about the outdoors – we’re hiring.

Woohoo! In 2023, we were thrilled to be named one of British Columbia’s top employers and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers. These awards look at workplace environment, atmosphere and culture, benefits, training, sustainability initiatives and more – all plenty of reasons why so many people love being a part of the MEC team.

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Support for your adventures

Have an idea for an epic trip? MEC Adventures help staff turn big outdoor dreams into realities through extended leave, extra funds or gear, and benefit adjustments that support time away.

Gear discounts up to 35%

Integral to adventure! All employees, their spouses and immediate family get discounts on purchases. MEC staffers also get access to vendors’ pro-deal programs, which offer even bigger discounts.

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Upskilling and learning

Develop and enhance your career with various education programs including tuition reimbursement, training and career broadening opportunities. Staff can also join voluntary field experiences to learn outdoor skills and gain familiarity with our products.

Welcoming vibe, inclusive culture

This is a place where you can reach your full potential and be your full self at work. MEC values and deeply respects all individuals and supports accessibility, diversity and equitable treatment.

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Health and wellness benefits

An essential component of health and wellness, we offer full-time and part-time positions, competitive base pay with benefits, including dental, health and an RRSP matching plan and referral incentives to help us hire stellar staffers.

Time off to refresh

When you work hard, you need time to re-energize, rest and recover. We encourage our staffers to use flexible schedules, paid care time (sick days) and earned vacation to stay healthy, feel good and pursue their passions.

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Professional growth

We believe in giving our staffers opportunities to grow their careers in stores as well as in our head office.

Volunteerism and Outdoor Impact

We aspire to big things in our work and in our lives, so our choices connect with the bigger picture – protecting wild spaces, supporting healthy societies and creating a promising future. MEC funds Canadian outdoor organizations and staff get paid time to volunteer.