Alberta Central
Co-op student working at Alberta Central  

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

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

  • Alberta Central encourages employees at the head office to keep fit with free access to a shared-use onsite fitness facility and offers healthy snack options with fresh organic fruit delivered twice per week
  • Along with helping employees save for the future, Alberta Central offers a number of financial benefits including signing bonuses for some employees, year-end bonuses for all and referral bonuses of up to $1,000
  • Alberta Central offers maternity leave top-up payments to new mothers, to 95% of salary for 6 weeks (and provides the option to extend their leave into an unpaid leave of absence) and support employees with older kids through an academic scholarship program (from $500 to $2,000)
Alberta Central employees in a group costume for Halloween  

Highlights

Industry Credit union financial support services
Established in Canada 1967
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB
Full-time employees in Canada 113
Part-time employees in Canada 22
Average age of employees in Canada 47 years
Longest serving employee 38.5 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 75% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $700 each year
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 12 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 6 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, paid internships
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Scope of charitable involvement local
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer

The Career Directory

Alberta Central has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
A new graduate working at Alberta Central

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Credit union financial support services
Full-time employees in Canada 100 to 250
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training
Other info for new grads Designations such as CPHR, SCMP, or CPA may be considered an asset.
Typical new grad positions Administrative Assistant, Communications Assistant, Facility Assistant, People and Culture Assistant, Materials Management Analyst, Purchasing Analyst, Financial Analyst, Treasury Analyst, Communications and Event Advisor, Accounting Assistant, Treasury Assistant, Payroll and Benefits Analyst, People and Culture Analyst, Strategic Business Analyst
Starting salary $40K to $45K
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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