Lakeland College
Lakeland College student services staff  

Recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2023):

Here are some of the reasons why Lakeland College was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2023):

  • Individuals working at Lakeland College can take advantage of a range of amenities, from a variety of onsite food options to a campus spa and salon with discounted prices -- employees can also make use of the college's fitness facilities (with bootcamp, yoga, pilates and swimming classes) and even visit the equine centre for a horseback ride
  • Lakeland College maintains time-off policies that enable employees to rest and recharge, including paid sick time (up to 10 days annually) and paid personal days (up to 12 days per year)
  • 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
Rikki Ducharme (second from right), manager of Indigenous support services at Lakeland College  


Industry Post-secondary education
Established in Canada 1913
Major Canadian hiring locations Vermilion AB, Lloydminster AB
Full-time employees in Canada 313
Part-time employees in Canada 145
Average age of employees in Canada 46 years
Longest serving employee 44 years
Benefits note Lakeland College has multiple employee groups, the following programs and policies may vary by position
Flexible work options flexible work hours, compressed work week, telecommuting
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 $550 each year
Mental health practitioner benefit up to $500 each year
Maternity top-up (mothers) up to 95% of salary for 6 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
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 subsidies for professional accreditation, 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, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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