EfficiencyOne employees educate Nova Scotians at a public event

Recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why EfficiencyOne was selected as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2017):

  • EfficiencyOne works with a variety of community groups to promote sustainable habits and lifestyles, from the Commuter Challenge to promote alternative transportation to the employee-managed community garden with all produce donated to a local food bank -- employees also participate in the "Great Nova Scotia Pick-Up" spring clean-up day in May
  • EfficiencyOne's unique line of business is designed to help Nova Scotians reduce energy consumption and make green living choices, offering rebates to residents when they purchase energy efficient appliances
  • EfficiencyOne manages collection programs for organics and all types of batteries -- additionally, the organization hosts quarterly environmental audits and an annual external environmental audit managed by an outside consultant (using the Efficiency Nova Scotia Corporation Sustainability Program Audit Matrix developed by Stantec)
EfficiencyOne employee with harvest from the community garden


Major Canadian hiring locations Dartmouth NS
Full-time employees in Canada 86
Employee green team Environmental Committee
Senior executive who oversees initiatives Director, People, Performance & Culture
Green highlights The Green Report (environmental newsletter), bottled water ban from meetings, green cleaning products for housekeeping, non-disposable cutlery and dishes as part of its line of business, offers rebates for purchase of energy star products or products researched as the best energy efficient in a particular field, other programs include the "Appliance Retirement" program, the "Home Energy Assessment" program and the "Business Energy Solutions" program
Extended recycling organics composting, batteries (including cellphone and laptop batteries)
Commuter amenities transit subsidies, secure/sheltered bicycle parking, walk to public transit, telecommuter workstations
In-house environmental audit yes
Some of the green community initiatives Great Nova Scotia Pick-Up (litter clean-up day in May), Commuter Challenge, SmartCycle (hosted lunch hour learning sessions), Community Garden (food donated to a local food bank)
Head office LEED Platinum
Building footprint includes located in a LEED Silver certified building (offices are LEED Platinum certified), LED lighting retrofits

The Career Directory

EfficiencyOne has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
EfficiencyOne's dragonboat team

Highlights for New Grads

Major Canadian hiring locations Dartmouth NS
Full-time employees in Canada 86
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, leadership training
Typical new grad positions Efficiency Coordinator, Energy Solutions Advisor, Administrative Assistant, Summer Tour Event Coordinator
Starting salary $35K to $40K
Work benefits 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

Academic fields recruited

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