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Alberta Blue Cross
Alberta Blue Cross employees posing with the company's mascot at the Canada Games in Red Deer, AB  

Recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2019):

Here are some of the reasons why Alberta Blue Cross was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2019):

  • Alberta Blue Cross helps employees prepare for life after work with the security of a defined benefit pension plan, as well as a health benefits plan that extends to retirees, with no age limit
  • Alberta Blue Cross encourages employees to take a proactive approach to health and wellness through a number of different initiatives, including a dedicated steering committee comprised of senior-level employees, an online wellness program, and free access to the renovated Balance Wellness Centre (with a variety of fitness classes) -- the organization also recognizes employee efforts through a "Wellness Superhero" recognition
  • Employees at Alberta Blue Cross enjoy a busy social calendar throughout the year, including a summer family barbecue, annual Christmas party (with a separate event for employees' children), family fun night at the West Edmonton Mall, and much more
Alberta Blue Cross employees celebrating Canada Day  

Highlights

Industry Health and medical insurance carriers
Established in Canada 1948
Parent company ABC Benefits Corporation
Parent company head office Edmonton AB
Major Canadian hiring locations Grande Prairie AB, Medicine Hat AB, Lethbridge AB, Red Deer AB, Calgary AB, Edmonton AB
Full-time employees in Canada 1,054
Part-time employees in Canada 70
Average age of employees in Canada 41 years
Longest serving employee 44.4 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
Health spending account up to $1,200 each year
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
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Scope of charitable involvement local, national
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer

The Career Directory

Alberta Blue Cross has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
New Grad Jobs at Alberta Blue Cross
Alberta Blue Cross staff make use of the onsite Balance Wellness Center
Alberta Blue Cross employees volunteer for the Santas Anonymous initiative
Alberta Blue Cross employees celebrate at the organization's Christmas party
Alberta Blue Cross' "BLUniversity" group
Alberta Blue Cross employees participate in Winter Walk Day

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Health and medical insurance carriers
Full-time employees in Canada 1,001 to 2,500
Parent company ABC Benefits Corporation
Parent company head office Edmonton AB
Major Canadian hiring locations Grande Prairie AB, Medicine Hat AB, Lethbridge AB, Red Deer AB, Calgary AB, Edmonton AB
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 Systems Analyst, Business Analyst, Sales Representative, Call Centre Representative, Case Manager, Auditor, Web Designer, Communication Officer, Claims Assessor, Dental Assessor, Underwriter, Accounts Receivable Administrator, Reporting Coordinator, Service Desk Analyst, Database Administrator, Network Analyst, Security Analyst
Starting salary $40K to $45K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, transit subsidies, 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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