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General Information

We're looking forward to having you join our teams! Here is some additional information about being a City of Surrey employee.

Commuting Options

The City is committed to improving transportation choices for all employees by ensuring you have access to a variety of alternative transportation options.

If you have any questions, or for more information on the transportation options offered, email

Employee parking

Staff parking is currently available at all City locations at no additional cost, except for the following locations. Paid parking is available at:

  • City Hall
  • North Surrey Recreation Centre
  • City Centre Library
  • Surrey Nature Centre

Parking for employees at all City facilities is subject to availability and other constraints that may arise over time. The City accepts no liability for staff personal vehicles parked on City property.

Paid Parking

Please note: Due to limited availability, regular monthly vehicle parking at City Hall, Central City Library, and North Surrey Recreation Centre are currently subject to a waitlist.

For facilities that require paid parking, City of Surrey provides staff with the option of purchasing monthly, daily, or hourly parking at a designated rate. Find out more about the paid parking options available at the above locations.

Several privately owned parking lots located close to City Hall offer daily and monthly parking rates as well. See a map for more details and note that rates are subject to change without notice to the City.

Parking Registration and Waitlist Registration

If you require a monthly parking permit, register for an account at Please have the following information ready when you register for a paid parking account:

  1. Permit Code - 22522. This permit code will give you access to the employee parking rates.
  2. License plate number(s) of the vehicle(s):
    • you would like to register for parking (Maximum 4), or
    • you are registering as part of a carpool (Maximum 4).
  3. Payment information – Visa or MasterCard including billing address.

To request a position on a waitlist, email after you have registered your vehicle(s) for a regular monthly vehicle parking permit. We will notify you when a space becomes available. Employees currently on the waitlist can purchase a permit at an overflow lot (located at 13583 104 Avenue, approximately 150m from City Hall) while maintaining their position on the waitlist.

Email if you need assistance registering or managing your parking account.

Other Commuting Options

Modo The Car Co-op

Employees have access to Modo carshare vehicles for work-related travel. Some vehicles are also available to employees for personal use, and for use by the surrounding community.

Subsidized Transit Passes

Employees may be eligible for a 15% rebate off TransLink's monthly passes, and BC Transit's Fraser Valley Express monthly pass, plus an additional 15%.

Active Transportation

Employees who choose active modes of transportation (ie. cycling) to work at City Hall have access to a bike storage, lockers and change rooms. Some fees may apply.


Carpool parking permits are available for staff who have made carpool arrangements with other coworkers. Registered carpools at City Hall will have access to the designated carpool zone.

Accessing Pay Advices

To support the City of Surrey’s sustainability goals, your bi-weekly pay advice and your annual T4 income tax forms are provided electronically. Speak to your supervisor or manager for more information on how to access your pay advices and more through PeopleSoft.

Public Employee Directory

As part of our commitment to serve our community with transparency, please be aware that your name, position and business contact information (telephone number and email address) may be published on

Employee Wellness

We recognize the amazing contributions our employees make to the City and in return offer a number of benefits to support them.

Wellness Memberships

The City of Surrey Employee Wellness program offers yearly (January to December) subsidized memberships to employees to encourage physical activity and promote healthy lifestyle choices. For more information about the program, including membership fees, contact the Employee Wellness Coordinator at

Employee Family Assitance Program

To support the health and well-being of our employees, the City of Surrey, in partnership with CUPE 402 and IAFF, offers an Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) designed to provide employees and their eligible family members with confidential professional assistance to address a wide range of personal, family and work-related concerns.

Sustainability Charter 2.0

Surrey's Sustainability Charter 2.0 is our ambitious 40-year vision for sustainability in Surrey: to become a thriving, green, inclusive city. The Charter guides all City decisions, and outlines what we want for our community as a whole.

Read through the complete Surrey Sustainability Charter 2.0 to learn more about the goals and desired outcomes for the City and our partners, as well as the strategic directions for focused action over the shorter term.

Language Services

As part of our commitment to promoting access and full participation by all residents and businesses, employees who speak a second language (if not more), are encouraged to become a volunteer translator with the City of Surrey’s Interpretative Language Skills Team (ILST).

As a volunteer, you may occasionally be asked to offer your interpretation services in order to help a colleague better communicate with a resident in another language. Your involvement supports greater accessibility and adaptability of City services to all our residents.

To register as a volunteer translator, contact the Human Resources Department at 604-591-4660 or email

Additional Information for City Hall Staff

United Way Jeans Day

We’re pleased to offer the Jeans Day Annual Pass for City Hall employees, as part of our fundraising initiatives for the United Way.

With the Annual Pass, you can wear jeans every Friday for one year by making a single lump-sum donation of $30 minimum to the United Way through payroll deduction. Your contribution will be recorded as a charitable donation on your T4 slip for income tax purposes. It’s a fun and easy way to support a great cause!

YMCA Child Care Centre at City Hall

The City of Surrey provides access to child care services for employees' children in partnership with the YMCA.

For more information, contact the YMCA Child Care Centre at Surrey City Hall at or 604-588-6301.