Halifax Water
Halifax Water employees took part in the Bluenose Marathon in 2019, in support of Special Olympics Nova Scotia  

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

Here are some of the reasons why Halifax Water was selected as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2021) and Nova Scotia's Top Employers (2021):

  • Halifax Water provides maternity leave top-up to new mothers (to 93 per cent of salary for up to 15 weeks) and offers the option to extend their paid leave into an unpaid leave of absence
  • Halifax Water encourages ongoing employee development with generous tuition subsidies for courses taken at external institutions (up to $3,000 per year) as well as subsidies for professional accreditation
Members of Halifax Water's employee softball team  

Highlights

Industry Municipal water management
Established in Canada 1945
Major Canadian hiring locations Halifax NS
Full-time employees in Canada 498
Part-time employees in Canada 1
Average age of employees in Canada 43 years
Longest serving employee 37 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension, defined-contribution (DC) pension
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)
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 training
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 75% of tuition per year
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $3,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

The Career Directory

Halifax Water has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
An employee at Halifax Water prepares donations for the Salvation Army Toy Drive

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Municipal water management
Full-time employees in Canada 251 to 500
Major Canadian hiring locations Halifax NS
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, leadership training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $3,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Typical new grad positions Engineering Technologist, Junior Engineer, Engineering Information Technician, Information Services Technician, Utility Technician
Starting salary $45K to $50K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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