Waterloo North Hydro Inc.
Waterloo North Hydro employees preparing for the work day  

Recognized as one of Waterloo Area's Top Employers

Here are some of the reasons why Waterloo North Hydro Inc. was selected as one of Waterloo Area's Top Employers (2019):

  • Waterloo North Hydro encourages ongoing training and development through a variety of in-house and online training programs as well as tuition subsidies for courses at outside institutions -- and is helping develop the next generation of employees through summer employment opportunities, apprenticeships and mentoring programs
  • Waterloo North Hydro helps employees plan securely for life after work with contributions to a defined benefit pension plan and manages a formal retiree group that holds regular meetings and ensures that retirees are invited to social events such as the annual holiday party and dance
  • Waterloo North Hydro manages an ongoing wellness program that includes a fitness club subsidy as part of their health plan and offers employees the chance to work with a wellness consultant to address everything from meal planning to stress management and mental health training
Waterloo North Hydro employees participating in a healthy cooking class  

Highlights

Industry Electric Power Distribution
Established in Canada 1905
Parent company Waterloo North Hydro Holding Corporation
Parent company head office Waterloo ON
Major Canadian hiring locations Waterloo ON, Wellesley Township ON, Woolwich Township ON, Kitchener ON, Cambridge ON
Full-time employees in Canada 124
Part-time employees in Canada 12
Average age of employees in Canada 40 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 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options 35-hour work week (with full pay)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 60 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, mentoring, paid internships
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Scope of charitable involvement local
Employee charitable involvement employees receive paid time off to volunteer

The Career Directory

Waterloo North Hydro Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Waterloo North Hydro employees during a wellness event

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Electric Power Distribution
Full-time employees in Canada 101 to 250
Parent company Waterloo North Hydro Holding Corporation
Parent company head office Waterloo ON
Major Canadian hiring locations Waterloo ON, Wellesley Township ON, Woolwich Township ON, Kitchener ON, Cambridge ON
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Starting salary $50K to $55K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, employees receive paid time off to volunteer
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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