What's great about working for the County?

Why work for the County of Wellington?

Group of peopleTop Notch Compensation, Pension and Benefits  

  • Fair and competitive compensation rates and vacation time
  • Participation in a top Canadian Pension Plan- OMERS
  • Health, Travel and Dental Benefits for Full Time and Permanent Part Time Employees, including Orthodontics; Safety Boot allowances when needed
  • Life Insurance, Long Term Disability and ADD Benefits for Full Time Employees
  • Paid Sick Time and Maternity Leave Top Up for Full Time Employees

 

Employee stretchingCommitment to Health and Well Being

  • Two employee-run fitness facilities with state-of-the-art fitness equipment and group fitness classes including boot camp-style and yoga classes
  • Employee and Family Assistance Programme with confidential counseling services for employees and their immediate families
  • GO DUKES GO! An employee hockey team and many employee fitness-minded events such as supporting teams in local charity runs and events
  • Social Committees that bring employees together for barbeques, chili cook offs and other fun events

 

Male employee workingCareer Development and Training Opportunities

  • On-going training and development is provided for all staff, in the areas of Accessibility, Health and Safety, Respectful Workplaces, Diversity and Inclusion, and much more
  • Annual tuition reimbursement grant money is available to employees



Variety of job opporunitiesCommunity Minded/Green Employer

  • Annual tree planting events for employees, in conjunction with the Green Legacy Tree Nursery Programme
  • Avid participant in United Way Programmes. County employees raised over $42,000 in 2011 towards the United Way in Guelph and Wellington County.

 

Employees working together towards a cause Diverse Opportunities to Work in our Community

  • Child Care Centres, 14 Libraries and a Long Term Care Home with 176 beds provide a wealth of opportunities to work with children, families and the elderly
  • Ontario Works, Child Care and Housing provide opportunities under the Social Services umbrella to assist people in our community
  • Our Roads and Solid Waste Services departments offer opportunities to work outdoors and indoors in areas throughout of the County
  • Opportunities to provide services to County employees and the public include Finance, Purchasing, Information Technology and Human Resources Opportunities