Benefits

We provide a work environment that allows our employees to have a balanced approach to family, work, and community. One of our most valued benefits is our 9-day work cycle which normally provides every other Monday off.

Health benefits

  • dental:
    • 90% of basic dental care;
    • 75% of major dental care services;
    • 50% of orthodontic services for children under 19 years of age (up to a lifetime maximum of $2000).
  • prescription drug:
    • 80% annual reimbursement of prescription expenses.
  • vision care:
    • maximum reimbursement for vision care expenses of $400 every 24 months.
  • health spending account:
    • an additional annual credit of $550 that is used for eligible health or dental care expenses.
  • massage therapy/chiropractic:
    • coverage of each expense at 80% reimbursement to a maximum amount of $350 per year per person.
  • travel health coverage;
  • other health benefits including ambulance and physiotherapy.

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Financial security

  • defined-benefit pension plan;
  • sick leave to cover short-term disability;
  • long-term disability;
  • group life insurance coverage.

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Work/life balance

  • 9-day work cycle (normally every other Monday off);
  • 3 weeks of accrued paid vacation after the first year, working toward a maximum of 7 weeks paid vacation;
  • maternity leave top up to 93% of salary for 17 weeks, parental and adoptive parent leaves;
  • bereavement and family responsibility leaves;
  • flex-time and telecommuting arrangements, depending on nature of work and work location;
  • self-funded leave plan;
  • employee relocation program;
  • fitness subsidy program:
  • numerous discount packages for athletic and cultural events.

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Northern benefits

  • northern allowance;
  • subsidized accommodations;
  • northern vacation;
  • medical travel provisions;
  • patient travel allowance;
  • northern education supplement.

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Employee development

We provide eligible employees with support for their professional development through:

  • tuition reimbursement;
  • educational leave;
  • professional development support;
  • mentorship program;
  • extensive internal training courses and certifications;
  • external training support.

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Safety and health

  • safety, health, and workplace policies and programs;
  • technical expertise and assistance to support employee activities in safety and health;
  • discrimination- and harassment-free workplace policies;
  • health education programs;
  • personal and confidential health counselling;
  • Employee Assistance Program.

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Work environment

  • commitment to diversity and inclusion;
  • Community Giving Program that encourages employees to give back to the communities they serve and support the causes they care about;
  • Manitoba Hydro Employee Fund enables employees to help co-workers and retirees in need;
  • social committee that organizes numerous fun events every year;
  • award-winning head office located at 360 Portage Avenue in Winnipeg designed with employee comfort in mind.

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