Connect First Credit Union
Connect First Credit Union employees celebrating at the holiday party

Recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Connect First Credit Union was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2017):

  • Connect First Credit Union maintains a flexible health benefits plan, allowing employees to customize levels of coverage to suit their personal needs and transfer unused credits to additional salary or savings -- credits may also be used for health spending or "living well" accounts which include subsidies for gym memberships, fitness equipment and child care expenses
  • Along with helping employees save for the future, Connect First Credit Union encourages employees to think ahead with retirement planning assistance and phased-in work options for those nearing retirement
  • Employees who are new to Connect First Credit Union receive 3 weeks of paid vacation allowance to start as well as up to 6 paid personal days off, which can be scheduled at their discretion
Connect First Credit Union employees presenting a donation to Habitat for Humanity

Highlights

Industry Credit Unions
Established in Canada 1938
Publicly traded yes
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB, Brooks AB, Strathmore AB, Drumheller AB
Full-time employees in Canada 517
Part-time employees in Canada 94
Average age of employees in Canada 40
Longest serving employee 37.6 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 80% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $1,200 each year
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 12 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 6 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 3 paid days)

The Career Directory

Connect First Credit Union has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Credit Unions
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB, Brooks AB, Strathmore AB, Drumheller AB
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $1,200 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Typical new grad positions Member Service Representative, Financial Services Representative, Personal Banking Associate, Corporate Accounting Administrator, HR Administrator, HR Coordinator, Brand & Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator, Help Desk Coordinator, IT Coordinator
Starting salary $30K to $35K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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