Lakeland College
A Lakeland College employee directing students in an energy centre facility  

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

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

  • Lakeland College supports employees who are new mothers with maternity leave top-up payments (to 95% of salary for up to 12 weeks) and offers the option to extend their leave into an unpaid leave of absence -- employees can also take advantage of onsite daycare when they are ready to return to work
  • As part of Lakeland College's health benefits plan, employees can allocate $800 per year to health and/or wellness spending accounts
  • Lakeland College helps employees plan securely for the future with contributions to a defined benefit pension plan and retirement planning assistance -- additionally, the organization offers phased-in work options for those nearing retirement
Employees at Lakeland College supporting the Every Child Matters initiative  

Highlights

Industry Post secondary education
Established in Canada 1913
Major Canadian hiring locations Edmonton AB, Vermilion AB, Lloydminster AB
Full-time employees in Canada 334
Part-time employees in Canada 163
Average age of employees in Canada 46 years
Longest serving employee 40 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 95% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $800 each year
Alternative work options flexible work hours, compressed work week
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 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 75% of tuition per year
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $4,752 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

The Career Directory

Lakeland College has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Lakeland College applied research agricultural sciences employee harvesting a test crop

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Post secondary education
Major Canadian hiring locations Edmonton AB, Vermilion AB, Lloydminster AB
Student opportunities summer jobs
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $4,752 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Typical new grad positions Computer Network Technician, Crop Research Specialist, Agricultural and Research Technician, Research and Marketing Facilitator, Communications Writer, Administrative Assistant, Conservation and Reclamation Instructor, Crop Technology Instructor
Starting salary $35K to $40K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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