Manitoba Blue Cross
Manitoba Blue Cross employees took part in a Plane Pull to raise funds for the United Way

Recognized as one of Manitoba's Top Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Manitoba Blue Cross was selected as one of Manitoba's Top Employers (2016):

  • Manitoba Blue Cross employees start with three weeks of paid vacation allowance (moving to six weeks for longstanding employees) and can earn additional time off through a formal earned days-off program -- the company also helps employees balance their day-to-day schedules with flexible hours, telecommuting, shortened and compressed work week options
  • Head office employees at Manitoba Blue Cross can take advantage of a variety of onsite amenities including an employee lounge (with pool table and foosball), a quiet room for meditation and religious observance and free access to a fully-equipped fitness facility that offers instructor-led classes such as yoga
  • Manitoba Blue Cross encourages employees to leave the car at home with transit subsidies, a car-pool sign up system and secure parking for bicycle commuters
Manitoba Blue Cross employees during an Appreciation Lunch
Manitoba Blue Cross employees participating in a pool tournament coordinated by the organization's social committee
Manitoba Blue Cross employees at a Lunch & Learn session

Highlights

Industry Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
Established in Canada 1974
Parent company United Health Services Corporation
Parent company head office Winnipeg MB
Full-time employees in Canada 312
Part-time employees in Canada 13
Average age of employees in Canada 38.8
Longest serving employee 40 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) 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, earned days off program
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
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer

The Career Directory

Manitoba Blue Cross has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
Parent company United Health Services Corporation
Parent company head office Winnipeg MB
Full-time employees in Canada 312
Part-time employees in Canada 13
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Claims Representative, Disability Case Manager Assistant, Client Administration Representative, Intake Worker, Java Developer, PC Network & Technical Specialist, Customer Service Representative
Starting salary $30K to $35K
Work perks health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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