Emera Inc.
Emera Inc. employees at work in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Recognized as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers and Nova Scotia's Top Employers (2018)

Here are some of the reasons why Emera Inc. was selected as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2018) and Nova Scotia's Top Employers (2018) :

  • Along with offering retirement planning assistance, Emera Inc. helps employees prepare for life after work with a defined contribution pension plan
  • Emera Inc. supports its new moms and dads (including adoptive parents) with maternity and parental leave top-up payments -- and provides a generous subsidy for IVF if needed (to $15,000)
  • Emera Inc. encourages employees to keep their bodies and minds active with subsidized membership to an onsite fitness facility and tuition subsidies for courses taken at outside institutions
Emera Inc. employees at work

Highlights

Industry Electric Power Generation and Distribution and Gas Distribution
Established in Canada 1881
Publicly traded yes
Major Canadian hiring locations Halifax NS
Full-time employees in Canada 3,460
Part-time employees in Canada 162
Average age of employees in Canada 43.4 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 50% of the premiums
Alternative work options 35-hour work week (with full pay), shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), 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 4 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

Emera Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Emera Inc. employees at work

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Electric Power Generation and Distribution and Gas Distribution
Major Canadian hiring locations Halifax NS
Student opportunities paid internships, 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
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $5,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Other info for new grads Emera offers a 3-year Engineer in Training program to exposure new graduates to all aspects of the organization.
Typical new grad positions Co-op placements, summer jobs and employment opportunities in a variety of disciplines including Engineering, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Communications, Customer Service and a variety of technical roles in Power Production and Transmission Distribution.
Starting salary $35K to $40K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, 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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