Saskatchewan Research Council / SRC
Saskatchewan Research Council employees on site in northern Saskatchewan as part of the organization's Aboriginal Mentorship Program  

Recognized as one of Saskatchewan's Top Employers

Here are some of the reasons why Saskatchewan Research Council / SRC was selected as one of Saskatchewan's Top Employers (2018):

  • As part of the organization's health benefits plan, employees receive a health spending account of up to $550 annually ($750 for employees with dependents) -- unused amounts can also be carried forward to a maximum of 2 years
  • In addition to 3.6 weeks of starting vacation allowance, Saskatchewan Research Council offers flexible hours and compressed and shortened work week options to help employees balance work and their personal lives
  • Saskatchewan Research Council maintains an Employee Volunteer Program to encourage employees to reach out to the communities where they live and work -- in the past year, the program focused on supporting food banks across the province, with employees receiving a half day to help out at their local food bank
Employees at Saskatchewan Research Council taking part in the SRC's Aboriginal Mentorship Program  

Highlights

Industry Research and Development Activities
Established in Canada 1947
Parent company Government of Saskatchewan
Parent company head office Saskatoon SK
Major Canadian hiring locations Prince Albert SK, Saskatoon SK, Regina SK, Uranium City SK, Calgary AB
Full-time employees in Canada 336
Part-time employees in Canada 23
Average age of employees in Canada 43 years
Longest serving employee 44 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension, matching RSP, non-matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $750 each year
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3.6 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, leadership training, mentoring
Scope of charitable involvement local
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, (up to 240 paid days)

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People

Here are some of the reasons why Saskatchewan Research Council / SRC was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2018):

  • To support employee efforts to achieve professional accreditation, Saskatchewan Research Council offers mentoring for Engineers- and Geoscientists-in-Training -- the organization also created an Aboriginal Mentorship Program to connect post-secondary students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines with employee mentors throughout the school year
  • In partnership with Prince Albert Grand Council, Saskatchewan Research Council launched a new Student Environmental Monitoring Program to provide young adults in northern Saskatchewan with environmental monitoring knowledge and experience
Susan MacWilliam is a Sustainability and Compliance Specialist at the Saskatchewan Research Council  

Highlights

Industry Research and Development Activities
Major Canadian hiring locations Prince Albert SK, Saskatoon SK, Regina SK, Uranium City SK, Calgary AB
Full-time employees in Canada 336
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities, paid internships
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Career development in-house training, in-house career planning services, mentoring, leadership training
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3.6 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Unique initiatives the organization's Environmental Analytical Laboratories offers 1-week placements for grade 12 students from the Prairie Spirit School division, hosts students from Saskatchewan Polytechnic's chemical technology program for 1-month internships which include a research project for the lab, preparation of a formal report and a class presentation, summer students can participate in a resume building and interview skills workshop led by an HR professional

The Career Directory

Saskatchewan Research Council / SRC has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Saskatchewan Research Council employees at the organization's head office, located within one of North America's most successful research parks in Saskatoon, SK

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Research and Development Activities
Parent company Government of Saskatchewan
Parent company head office Saskatoon SK
Major Canadian hiring locations Prince Albert SK, Saskatoon SK, Regina SK, Uranium City SK, Calgary AB
Full-time employees in Canada 250 to 500
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Technologist, Assistant Engineer
Starting salary $35K to $40K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, (up to 240 paid days)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3.6 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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