EfficiencyOne
EfficiencyOne employees at the Black Business Institutes' career day  

Recognized as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2024) and Nova Scotia's Top Employers (2024):

Here are some of the reasons why EfficiencyOne was selected as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2024) and Nova Scotia's Top Employers (2024):

  • EfficiencyOne invests in ongoing employee education with tuition subsidies for courses taken at outside institutions and subsidies for professional accreditation, and helps employees fulfil their professional ambitions with career planning services and leadership development programs
  • EfficiencyOne's health benefits plan includes separate coverage for mental health care (to $1,500 for psychologist, social worker, marriage or family therapist), a health spending account ($500 for additional coverage of medical and dental expenses), and a separate personal spending account of $500, which can be used for expenses related to physical, mental, and financial wellbeing
  • EfficiencyOne supports a health and wellness committee that organizes activities and initiatives to encourage employees to adopt healthy habits, including nutrition programs, health and wellness challenges, mindfulness and resilience training, and a running support and training club
EfficiencyOne employees volunteer at Feed Nova Scotia  

Highlights

Industry Energy conservation advocacy
Established in Canada 2009
Major Canadian locations Halifax NS, Dartmouth NS
Full-time employees in Canada 164
Average age of employees in Canada 39 years
Longest serving employee 12 years
Benefits note EfficiencyOne has multiple employee groups, the following programs and policies may vary by position
Flexible work options hybrid work option, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 65% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $500 each year
Wellness spending account up to $500 each year
Mental health practitioner benefit up to $1,500 each year
Maternity top-up (mothers) up to 95% of salary for 17 weeks
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, leadership development programs
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

Recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2024):

Here are some of the reasons why EfficiencyOne was selected as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2024):

  • EfficiencyOne manages all recyclable, compostable and waste materials in accordance to municipal as well as LEED standards for existing buildings -- the company and its employees also participate in the "Great Nova Scotia Pick-Me-Up" event focused on picking up litter across the province
  • EfficiencyOne encourages sustainable commuting through its alternative commuting strategy, with initiatives such as the Commuter Challenge, preferred parking for carpoolers, transit subsidies, and a partnership with CarShare (provides eco-friendly alternatives to car rentals)
  • EfficiencyOne partners with Nova Scotia Power and the Government of Nova Scotia in the "HomeWarming" initiative to help low-income homeowners improve and upgrade to higher efficiency heating options
An EfficiencyOne employee meets with a customer during a home energy assessment  

Highlights

Industry Energy conservation advocacy
Major Canadian locations Halifax NS, Dartmouth NS
Full-time employees in Canada 164
Employee green team environmental committee
Senior executive who oversees initiatives director, HR and infrastructure
Green highlights manages numerous programs as part of its line of business (including an appliance retirement program, home energy assessment program and a small business energy solutions program)
Building footprint includes electric vehicle charging stations, LED lighting, setting LEED standard for existing buildings
Extended recycling organics composting, polystyrene, shrink wrap, plastic bags and bubble wrap, batteries
Commuter amenities CarShare (free preferred parking for carpoolers and use of car-sharing service), Commuter Challenge, Bike to Work Week, indoor bike parking (and shower facilities), subsidized transit passes, walk to public transit, secure/sheltered bicycle parking, online carpool sign-up, transit subsidies
Community partnerships "HomeWarming" initiative to help low-income homeowners improve home efficiency (in partnership with Nova Scotia Power and Government of Nova Scotia), Great Nova Scotia Pick-Me-Up (volunteer-driven community clean-up program, cleaning litter across the province)

The Career Directory

EfficiencyOne has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
EfficiencyOne employees Nick, Monica and Katelyn enjoy an ice cream social

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Energy conservation advocacy
Full-time employees in Canada 101 to 250
Major Canadian locations Halifax NS, Dartmouth NS
Student opportunities co-op opportunities
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 Efficiency Coordinator, Efficiency Specialist, Energy Solutions Advisor, Engineer-in-Training, Administrative Assistant, Summer Tour Event Coordinator, Marketing Coordinator, IT Specialist
Starting salary $40K to $50K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, transit subsidies, 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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