Department of Finance Canada
Department of Finance Canada employees in Ottawa during National Public Service Week

Recognized as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Department of Finance Canada was selected as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2017):

  • Department of Finance helps employees plan securely for the future with contributions to a defined benefit pension plan, retirement planning assistance and health benefits that extend to retirees (with no age limit) -- and offers employees within two years of retirement a pre-retirement transition leave option, whereby participants can reduce their work week but maintain regular health benefits and pension contributions
  • Department of Finance supports ongoing personal and professional development, offering subsidies for tuition and professional accreditation, educational leaves of absence (up to one year), international assignments, and in-house Finance Employee Development (FED) Talks on a wide range of topics
  • As part of the organization's efforts to promote diversity and inclusion, Department of Finance committed to performing annual gender-based analysis on all new policy proposals in order to examine the impacts government policies have on women and men, and to ensure that gender impacts are factored into policy development and decision-making processes
Department of Finance Canada employees attending a FED Talk event

Highlights

Industry Federal Government, General Economic Programs
Established in Canada 1867
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON
Full-time employees in Canada 750
Part-time employees in Canada 13
Average age of employees in Canada 40.9
Longest serving employee 35.7 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, 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 36 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 6 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement national
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 1 paid day)

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Department of Finance Canada was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2017):

  • Department of Finance created an Economics and Social Sciences Development Program, a career development initiative targeted towards junior-level employees -- the program includes work assignments, coaching and combination of formal and informal training, and the organization also manages similar programs for human resources and the Procurement and Contracting Officer role
  • Department of Finance recently hosted its second annual Interdepartmental Innovation Fair, to showcase employee innovation and success, and invited local students to participate -- students toured Innovation Fair kiosks and participated in a workshop on public service-related career opportunities and programs
  • In partnership with other federal departments, Department of Finance piloted interdepartmental micro-missions, informal, short-term opportunities for employees interested in building networks outside of their daily work activities
Department of Finance Canada employees during National Public Service Week

Highlights

Industry Federal Government, General Economic Programs
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON
Full-time employees in Canada 750
Student opportunities co-op opportunities, paid internships
Career development in-house training, online training, mentoring, leadership training, apprenticeship/skilled trades programs
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Unique initiatives Finance Young Professionals Network, international assignments including placements in Canadian Missions as Finance Counsellors, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, job-shadowing and mentoring opportunities, manages an employee development committee, championed by a senior executive to ensure learning remains a priority, offers "FED Talks", 20-minute presentations on current policy or workplace issues to encourage inter-branch knowledge sharing

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