Manitoba Blue Cross
The Manitoba Blue Cross building lit up at night  

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

Here are some of the reasons why Manitoba Blue Cross was selected as one of Manitoba's Top Employers (2021):

  • Manitoba Blue Cross employees may be able to take advantage of a variety of flexible work options, including flexible hours, shortened and compressed work weeks, and working from home, as well as the opportunity to work an extra half-hour every day and receive one paid day off every month
  • Manitoba Blue Cross encourages ongoing employee development with tuition subsidies for courses related and not directly related to their current position, as well as through a number of in-house and online training programs
  • Manitoba Blue Cross helps employees prepare for life after work through retirement planning assistance and contributions to a defined contribution pension plan -- and employees nearing retirement may be able to take advantage of phased-in work options
The Wall of Hope where Manitoba Blue Cross employees made a dedication for a friend and/or family member affected by cancer, part of a 'Stronger Together' event for CancerCare  

Highlights

Industry Direct health and medical insurance carriers
Established in Canada 1974
Parent company United Health Services Corporation
Parent company head office Winnipeg MB
Major Canadian hiring locations Winnipeg MB
Full-time employees in Canada 292
Part-time employees in Canada 21
Average age of employees in Canada 42 years
Longest serving employee 36 years
Benefits note Manitoba Blue Cross has multiple employee groups, the following programs and policies may vary by position
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $200 each year
Flexible work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting, earned days off program
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, paid internships
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer

The Career Directory

Manitoba Blue Cross has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Direct health and medical insurance carriers
Full-time employees in Canada 251 to 500
Parent company United Health Services Corporation
Parent company head office Winnipeg MB
Major Canadian hiring locations Winnipeg MB
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Claims Representative, Life and Disability Claims Administrator, Client Administration Representative, Intake Worker, Java Developer, Service Desk Analyst, Customer Service Representative
Starting salary $35K to $40K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, transit subsidies, employees receive paid time off to volunteer
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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