Lakeland College
Students at Lakeland College's student-managed farm  

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

Here are some of the reasons why Lakeland College was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2021):

  • As part of Lakeland College's health benefits plan, employees can allocate $800 per year to health and/or wellness spending accounts and are also encouraged to put their health first with 10 paid sick days per year
  • Lakeland College cultivates a family-friendly culture with maternity leave top-up payments for new mothers and the option for employees to extend their leave into an unpaid leave of absence -- the college also makes returning to work a little easier with onsite child care and paid personal days off to help balance family commitments (up to 12 days annually)
  • Lakeland College helps employees prepare for the future with a defined benefit pension plan and retirement planning assistance -- additionally, the organization offers phased-in work options for those nearing retirement
Students and faculty at Lakeland College in the school's newly renovated agricultural and environmental sciences labs  


Industry Post-secondary education
Established in Canada 1913
Major Canadian hiring locations Vermilion AB, Lloydminster AB
Full-time employees in Canada 334
Part-time employees in Canada 153
Average age of employees in Canada 48 years
Longest serving employee 42 years
Benefits note Lakeland College has multiple employee groups, the following programs and policies may vary by position
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 95% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $800 each year
Flexible work options flexible work hours, compressed work week
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
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

The Career Directory

Lakeland College has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Lakeland College's student-run Animal Health Clinic provides services for the pets of students and staff

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Post-secondary education
Full-time employees in Canada 251 to 500
Major Canadian hiring locations Vermilion AB, Lloydminster AB
Student opportunities summer jobs
Training orientation program, online training, in-house training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Computer Network Technician, Crop Research Specialist, Agricultural and Research Technician, Research and Marketing Facilitator, Communications Writer, Administrative Assistant, Conservation and Reclamation Instructor, Crop Technology Instructor
Starting salary $35K to $40K
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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