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Our dedicated and motivated employees are committed to serving our customers and making the communities in which we work and live a better place.

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Power Up Your Future with a Career at Hydro Ottawa!

Wherever you’re working today, Hydro Ottawa has a great opportunity worth considering. Ask our people what it’s like to work here and here’s what they’ll tell you.

By distributing and generating reliable and sustainable electricity and working to conserve energy, each one of us plays a part in empowering the lives of our customers. Our work means lights on in the classroom or workplace, heat warming cold winter nights, stoves working for family dinners – it means all the activities that make up our lives are there when we need them. It’s one reason why we’re one of the National Capital Region’s Top Employers.

Hydro Ottawa is about people. We’re a family that values the different perspectives, experiences and backgrounds of our employees. We focus on friendly and supportive relationships with one another. That means everything from smiles and hellos in the hallways to holiday parties with the kids. It means asking about your weekend and taking care of each other in times of need.

We have deep roots in our community, and are established from companies that provided an essential service to homes and businesses for over 100 years. With that heritage comes an expectation that we will be a good neighbour – engaged, responsive, willing to lend a hand, and a good steward of the environment we all share. Check out some of the initiatives that have made us one of Canada’s Greenest Employers.

There’s all this and so much more to working at Hydro Ottawa. We place a high priority on protecting the health and safety of our employees and our community. We provide safe work practices training for all employees consistent with industry best practices, and our company's safety performance is solid.

In a stable industry, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package including medical, dental and vision care; disability and life protection; a defined benefit pension plan; a wellness program that includes on-site fitness facilities, and in line with our belief in community, one paid volunteer day per year. Take a look at some of the volunteer activities employees have chosen to participate in here.

You’re the kind of person who believes that what you do is more than just a job – and you’re looking to be a part of a team that believes that, too.

Career Opportunities

Come Work With Us! One of these opportunities might be just what you are looking for.

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Interested in joining our team? Apply today to power up your career by joining one of the best workplaces in Ottawa.

Hydro Ottawa is committed to establishing a qualified workforce that reflects the diverse population it serves and we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are also committed to preventing and removing barriers to employment for people with disabilities, and we invite you to contact us with questions about accessibility or accommodation.

Selected candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

National Capital Region’s Top Employers 2016 – For the eighth consecutive year, Hydro Ottawa has been recognized as one of the National Capital Region’s Top Employers. As part of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, this award recognizes the region’s most exceptional places to work by identifying those employers that lead in attracting and retaining top talent.
Top Employers for Young People 2016 – This award recognizes Hydro Ottawa for engaging youth in the workplace. Our dedication is exemplified through our educational partnerships, and summer student and cooperative education programs, and apprenticeship and internship opportunities, which offer young people meaningful and interesting work experiences.
Canadian HR Award – The 2015 Canadian HR Award for Best Talent Management Strategy was received for our Retiree and Older Worker Engagement Strategy. This award celebrates excellence and innovation in ways of identifying and managing internal talent, as well as the ways in which development opportunities are delivered.
Ontario Business Achievement Award (OBAA) – The 2014 OBAA for Skills and Training was received for our partnership with Algonquin College in the delivery of the Powerline Technician Diploma Program. The OBAA recognizes skills and training initiatives that best harness the talent of its people, embrace diversity, and support employee success.
2016 Canada’s Greenest Employers – For the sixth year in a row Hydro Ottawa has been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers. This award recognizes that our commitment to sustainability extends beyond generating clean electricity to ensuring the environment is taken into consideration throughout every facet of our operations. This includes the provision of energy conservation tips and incentives to our customers.
Best Ottawa Business Awards - Hydro Ottawa was honoured with the Best Performance in HR Award at the Best Ottawa Business Awards. This award, which recognized our Retiree and Older Worker Engagement Strategy, highlights a noteworthy human resource initiative.
Military Friendly Employer Partner – The Canada Company Military Employment Transition (MET) Program assists Canadian Armed Forces Members, Reservists, Veterans and Military Spouses who are seeking to find jobs in the civilian workforce.
Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion Employer Partner – CCDI’s focus is on practical sustainable solutions that help employers move toward true inclusion.

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