FBM Architecture | Interior Design
Susan Fitzgerald, architect and design principal at FBM Architecture presents to community members at a Building Equity in Architecture event  

Recognized as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2021) and Nova Scotia's Top Employers (2021):

Here are some of the reasons why FBM Architecture | Interior Design was selected as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2021) and Nova Scotia's Top Employers (2021):

  • FBM Architecture recently introduced a maternity and parental leave top-up policy, offering new parents (including adoptive) up to 95 per cent of salary for up to five weeks, followed by 70 per cent of salary for an additional five weeks
  • As part of FBM Architecture's health benefits plan, employees receive separate health and wellness spending accounts, allowing them to exercise a little flexibility in determining their coverage ($250 and $300 respectively)
  • FBM Architecture cultivates an ownership culture through a share purchase plan, available to all employees, and also encourages long-term savings through a matching RSP program
FBM Architecture's self-designed open-concept office is an inviting space for work, meetings and social events, and on occasion, has hosted installations part of Halifax's festival and arts events   (Photo credit: Greg Richardson)

Highlights

Industry Architectural services
Established in Canada 1917
Major Canadian hiring locations Halifax NS
Full-time employees in Canada 36
Part-time employees in Canada 2
Average age of employees in Canada 41 years
Longest serving employee 50 years
Long-term savings matching RSP, non-matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 50% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $250 each year
Flexible work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, paid internships
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

COVID-19

Pandemic response quickly closed the office and provided employees with required equipment to help set up their home work spaces

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2021):

Here are some of the reasons why FBM Architecture | Interior Design was selected as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2021):

  • In addition to a wellness spending account, FBM Architecture's health benefits plan features a dedicated mental health practitioner benefit, up to $500 annually
  • Building upon a policy of flexible work options, from flex hours to compressed and shortened work week options, FBM Architecture quickly moved employees to work-from-home arrangements and worked to ensure that everyone had the required equipment to set up their home work spaces
FBM Architecture employees, Nicole MacKay and Erin Schultz, at the company's summer social  

Highlights

Industry Architectural services
Established in Canada 1917
Major Canadian hiring locations Halifax NS
Full-time employees in Canada 36
Part-time employees in Canada 2
Full-time employee growth in the past year 20.0 %
Average age of employees in Canada 41 years
Longest serving employee 50 years
Long-term savings matching RSP, non-matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 50% of the premiums
Flexible work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
In-house training initiatives in-house training, paid internships
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Performance recognition individual performance bonuses, on-the-spot rewards, peer-to-peer recognition awards

COVID-19

Pandemic response quickly closed the office and provided employees with required equipment to help set up their home work spaces

The Career Directory

FBM Architecture | Interior Design has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
FBM Architecture employees Stephen Hewitson and Jeff DeCoste

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Architectural services
Full-time employees in Canada 1 to 50
Major Canadian hiring locations Halifax NS
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, in-house training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $5,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


Search all jobs from FBM Architecture | Interior Design Live search powered by Eluta.ca