Hemmera Envirochem Inc.
Employees at Hemmera take part in a leadership development program  

Recognized as one of BC's Top Employers (2021):

Here are some of the reasons why Hemmera Envirochem Inc. was selected as one of BC's Top Employers (2021):

  • Hemmera maintains a charitable focus on children, families, science, and the environment and encourages employee involvement with three paid days off annually to volunteer
  • Hemmera helps employees balance unexpected challenges in their day-to-day lives with flexible work hours, three paid personal days per year (which can be scheduled as needed), and up to five paid sick days annually
  • Hemmera invests in ongoing employee education with generous tuition subsidies (to $3,500 for courses related to their position) and financial bonuses for some professional accreditations (from $500 to $1,000)
Hemmera employee at a project site  

Highlights

Industry Environmental consulting services
Established in Canada 1994
Parent company Ausenco
Parent company head office Brisbane, Australia
Major Canadian hiring locations Oakville ON, Calgary AB, Vancouver BC, Victoria BC, Whitehorse YT
Full-time employees in Canada 201
Part-time employees in Canada 20
Average age of employees in Canada 39 years
Longest serving employee 20 years
Benefits note Hemmera has multiple employee groups, the following programs and policies may vary by position
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 70% of the premiums
Flexible work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), telecommuting
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, mentoring
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $3,500 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 3 paid days)

Recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2020):

Here are some of the reasons why Hemmera Envirochem Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2020):

  • New hires at Hemmera are immediately introduced to the organization's green focus through the environmental committee's orientation program -- employees are also encouraged to consider sustainable transportation options through generous transit subsidies, a carpooling program, discounts for short-term car rentals for daytime business travel, and secure bike storage and showers for two-wheeled commuters
  • Hemmera's employee-led environmental committee focuses on four key areas to address the company's environmental footprint: waste production, greenhouse gas reductions, energy use and procurement -- much of the committee's ongoing work consists of monitoring and measuring the company's impacts, creating awareness and educating employees on how best to minimize their impact, and reporting on the company's overall progress
An employee at Hemmera monitors water quality  

Highlights

Industry Environmental consulting services
Major Canadian hiring locations Oakville ON, Calgary AB, Vancouver BC, Victoria BC, Whitehorse YT
Full-time employees in Canada 230
Part-time employees in Canada 15
Employee green team Environment Committee
Senior executive who oversees initiatives Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Publishes sustainability report yes
Green highlights environmental program orientation for all new employees, reminds employees to close blinds nightly in summer to help improve AC efficiency, tracks overall emissions from building operations to employee travel, monthly "Eco-Tips" posted online and around the office courtesy of the environmental committee
Building footprint includes rainwater collection, motion sensor for all lights, rainwater collection for landscaping and grounds
Extended recycling e-waste, batteries, organics, ink cartridges, plastic bags, each desk comes with a special three-way waste bin that lets employees efficiently sort their recycling, organics and non-recyclables directly
Commuter amenities corporate car-share account available for employees to use for business travel, transit subsidies (up to $200 annually), Bike to Work Week, Commuter Challenge, secure bicycle storage and locker room with showers, walk to public transit, secure/sheltered bicycle parking, online carpool sign-up
Community partnerships Earth Day (asks employees to renew their green resolutions), Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, Earth Hour, World Water Day

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2021):

Here are some of the reasons why Hemmera Envirochem Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2021):

  • Open to all employees, Hemmera's Consulting School is a series of two-hour workshops facilitated by in-house experts that directly relate to Hemmera's consulting practices and business, with some workshops mandatory for certain roles
  • Hemmera staff are also kept abreast of new developments through Tech Talks, presented by the company's site assessment and remediation team, and through lunch and learn sessions, which are offered by any of Hemmera's line of businesses
  • Hemmera's Burnaby office hosts monthly Hemmera Huddles to socialize, listen to quick updates from senior leadership and project teams, and ask Paul, the founder and president, questions with wine and a bite to eat -- each department at Hemmera takes turns hosting this event
Hemmera staff members take part in a team huddle  

Highlights

Industry Environmental consulting services
Major Canadian hiring locations Oakville ON, Calgary AB, Vancouver BC, Victoria BC, Whitehorse YT
Full-time employees in Canada 201
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities, paid internships
In-house training programs orientation program, in-house training, online training, in-house career planning services, online employee skills inventory, mentoring, leadership training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $3,500 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Unique training and development opportunities Hemmera's Consulting School (2-hour workshops facilitated by in-house experts), leadership development programs
Additional highlights partners with ECO Canada's International Environmental Youth Corps program, participates in the Yukon Government's STEP summer student program, provides internships through the Mining Industry Human Resources Council's Gearing Up program
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

The Career Directory

Hemmera Envirochem Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Hemmera employees participating in the Skytrain Clean up Project

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Environmental consulting services
Full-time employees in Canada 101 to 250
Parent company Ausenco
Parent company head office Brisbane, Australia
Major Canadian hiring locations Oakville ON, Calgary AB, Vancouver BC, Victoria BC, Whitehorse YT
Student opportunities paid internships in environmental sciences and social sciences, paid internships, summer jobs, co-op placements in environmental engineering and science, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $3,500 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Typical new grad positions Junior Engineer, Environmental Coordinator, Environmental Technician, Environmental Construction Monitor, Environmental Scientist, Human Environment Specialist, Geomatics Specialist
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 3 paid days)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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