Halton, Regional Municipality of
Halton Region employees at the Employee Recognition Awards

Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Halton, Regional Municipality of was selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2017):

  • Halton Region provides meaningful career opportunities for the next generation through summer student roles and co-op opportunities, and recently launched an internship and apprenticeship program to introduce recent graduates to public sector employment in areas such as tourism, emergency management and community development (to name a few)
  • Halton Region helps employees plan securely for the future with retirement planning assistance and contributions to a defined benefit pension plan
  • Halton Region supports employees who are new mothers with maternity and parental leave top-up payments (to 75% of salary for 25 weeks) as well as parental top-up for new fathers and adoptive parents -- employees working at the organization's head office also receive priority placement at the onsite daycare facility
Halton Region employee assisting a resident

Highlights

Industry Municipal Government
Established in Canada 1974
Major Canadian hiring locations Oakville ON, Burlington ON, Halton Hills ON, Milton ON
Full-time employees in Canada 1,803
Part-time employees in Canada 813
Average age of employees in Canada 44.7
Longest serving employee 45 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 90% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), compressed work week, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership training
Scope of charitable involvement local, national

The Career Directory

Halton, Regional Municipality of has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Halton Region employees taking part in a volleyball tournament for the United Way

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Municipal Government
Major Canadian hiring locations Oakville ON, Burlington ON, Halton Hills ON, Milton ON
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Starting salary $45K to $50K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, transit subsidies
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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