Waterloo North Hydro Inc.
A Waterloo North Hydro employee working  

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

Here are some of the reasons why Waterloo North Hydro Inc. was selected as one of Waterloo Area's Top Employers (2021):

  • Waterloo North Hydro encourages ongoing training and development through a variety of in-house and online training programs, as well as tuition subsidies for courses at external institutions -- and is helping develop the next generation of employees through apprenticeships, paid internships and co-op placements
  • Waterloo North Hydro manages an ongoing wellness program that includes fitness classes and wellness competitions, training on topics such as mental health and nutrition, and opportunities for employees to work with wellness consultants
Waterloo North Hydro employees enjoying a staff appreciation breakfast  

Highlights

Industry Electric power distribution
Established in Canada 1905
Parent company Waterloo North Hydro Holding Corporation
Parent company head office Waterloo ON
Major Canadian hiring locations Waterloo ON, Wellesley Township ON, Woolwich Township ON, Kitchener ON, Cambridge ON
Full-time employees in Canada 122
Average age of employees in Canada 40 years
Longest serving employee 42 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Flexible work options 35-hour work week (with full pay)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 60 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year

Recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2021):

Here are some of the reasons why Waterloo North Hydro Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2021):

  • Waterloo North Hydro employees participate in an annual Eco Challenge -- with over 6,000 sustainable kilometres travelled during the challenge, hosting a free bike tune-up clinic along with a 20-minute makeover on Earth Day
  • From 2010, Waterloo North Hydro has worked with Sustainable Waterloo Region to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 20 per cent by 2020
  • Along with providing water bottle refilling stations, Waterloo Hydro provided each employee with a reusable water bottle to encourage a shift from using disposable water bottles
An operations employee at Waterloo North Hydro at work in the community  

Highlights

Industry Electric power distribution
Major Canadian hiring locations Waterloo ON, Wellesley Township ON, Woolwich Township ON, Kitchener ON, Cambridge ON
Full-time employees in Canada 122
Employee green team WNH Green Team
Senior executive who oversees initiatives Manager, Health, Safety and Environment
Publishes sustainability report yes
Building footprint includes rainwater collection, geothermal heating/cooling, electric vehicle charging stations
Extended recycling walk to public transit, secure/sheltered bicycle parking
Community partnerships annual employee Eco Challenge with employees travelling over 6,000 sustainable kilometres, conducted a free bike tune-up clinic, hosted litterless lunches as well as a 20-minute makeover on Earth Day with employees volunteering to get out and help clean up the neighbourhood

The Career Directory

Waterloo North Hydro Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Electric power distribution
Full-time employees in Canada 101 to 250
Parent company Waterloo North Hydro Holding Corporation
Parent company head office Waterloo ON
Major Canadian hiring locations Waterloo ON, Wellesley Township ON, Woolwich Township ON, Kitchener ON, Cambridge ON
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Starting salary $50K to $55K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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