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Employees at Ornge's Toronto Island base wear orange shirts in recognition of the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation  

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

Here are some of the reasons why Ornge was selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2023):

  • With over 650 employees spread across numerous locations, Ornge manages multiple modes of communication to help keep employees connected, including town halls (with guest speakers, organization updates and questions), a revamped intranet, podcasts and educational events
  • Ornge supports employees who are new mothers with maternity and parental leave top-up payments for employees who are new mothers, to 93 per cent of salary for up to 30 weeks, and also offers parental top-up for fathers and adoptive parents, to 93 per cent of salary for up to 15 weeks
  • Ornge helps employees plan for the future with retirement planning assistance services and helps employees save for the future through a defined benefit pension plan
Lisa Marie Cooper, a communications officer at Ornge received the 2021 Telecommunicator of the Year Award from president and CEO Dr. Homer Tien  

Highlights

Industry Air ambulance services
Established in Canada 2006
Parent company Ministry of Health (funded by)
Major Canadian hiring locations Chatham-Kent ON, Mississauga ON, Peterborough ON, Toronto ON, Sudbury ON, Thunder Bay ON, Timmins ON, Sioux Lookout ON, Kenora ON, Moosonee ON, London ON, Ottawa ON
Full-time employees in Canada 629
Part-time employees in Canada 23
Average age of employees in Canada 43.9 years
Longest serving employee 47.11 years
Benefits note Ornge has multiple employee groups, the following programs and policies may vary by position
Hybrid work remote work arrangements available for some corporate, supporting, and non-frontline roles, enables employees to use office computers, screens, equipment and tools at home, previously offered office chairs to employees at the cost of of $10
Flexible work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting
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 100% of the premiums
Mental health practitioner benefit up to $500 each year
Maternity top-up (mothers) up to 93% of salary for 15 weeks
Parental top-up (fathers) up to 93% of salary for 15 weeks
Adoption top-up up to 93% of salary for 15 weeks
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 6 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, mentoring, paid internships
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $2,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year

The Career Directory

Ornge has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Communications officer Joel Andres works in the Operations Control Centre at Ornge's head office

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Air ambulance services
Full-time employees in Canada 501 to 750
Parent company Ministry of Health (funded by)
Major Canadian hiring locations Chatham-Kent ON, Mississauga ON, Peterborough ON, Toronto ON, Sudbury ON, Thunder Bay ON, Timmins ON, Sioux Lookout ON, Kenora ON, Moosonee ON, London ON, Ottawa ON
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, online training, in-house training, mentoring, leadership training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $2,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Typical new grad positions Project Control Officer Co-op, IT Architect Co-op
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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