Calgary Airport Authority, The
Calgary Airport Authority employees and volunteers greet travellers passing through the airport terminal   (Photo credit: Ewan Nicholson)

Recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2020):

Here are some of the reasons why Calgary Airport Authority, The was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2020):

  • Calgary Airport Authority provides maternity leave top-up payments for employees who are new mothers, to 93 per cent of salary for up to 15 weeks, and offers the option to extend their leave into an unpaid leave of absence
  • Along with three weeks of starting vacation allowance, Calgary Airport Authority employees can earn a little more time off through a formal earned days off program -- the organization also offers a variety of flexible working arrangements to help employees balance work and their personal commitments
  • Calgary Airport Authority supports ongoing development for individuals at various stages of their career, from full tuition subsidies and leadership training for existing employees, to summer employment and co-op placements for the next generation of talent
Calgary Airport Authority employees in one of the airport's terminals   (Photo credit: Ewan Nicholson)


Industry Airport operations
Established in Canada 1992
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB
Full-time employees in Canada 285
Part-time employees in Canada 3
Average age of employees in Canada 42.5 years
Longest serving employee 31.2 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $450 each year
Flexible work options flexible work hours, compressed work week, telecommuting, earned days off program
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 3 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, paid internships
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer

The Career Directory

Calgary Airport Authority, The has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Calgary Airport Authority offices

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Airport operations
Full-time employees in Canada 251 to 500
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB
Student opportunities paid internships in engineering, summer jobs, co-op placements in human resources, communications, guest services/airport operations, accounting, IT and environmental sciences
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Communications Coordinator, Corporate Systems Analyst, Facilities Coordinator, Air Service Development Analyst, Human Resources Coordinator, Customer Care Coordinator, Project Coordinator
Starting salary $55K to $60K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, 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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