Waterloo North Hydro Pleased to be one of Waterloo Area's Top Employers for 2018

Posted on Friday November 24, 2017
Waterloo North Hydro one of Waterloo Area's Top Employers for 2018


Waterloo North Hydro (WNH) is one of the Waterloo Area’s Top Employers for 2018. This marks the second consecutive year Waterloo North Hydro has received this prestigious recognition.

The Top Employer Award recognizes and celebrates employers who offer great places for their employees to work. The winners are selected based on a number of criteria, including physical workplace, work atmosphere, employee communications, community involvement and financial and family benefits.

“Waterloo North Hydro is honoured to be one of Waterloo Area’s Top Employers in 2018 and to be included amongst other great organizations in this region,” said Rene Gatien, Waterloo North Hydro’s President and CEO. “We are committed to excellence in all facets of our operations. Being one of 2018’s top employers reflects our corporate culture that fosters professional growth and development along with our commitment to the well-being of our employees and their families. This award reflects the exceptional contributions of past and present employees.”

WNH prides itself on being an industry leader in attracting and retaining high quality employees. The organization encourages professional growth amongst its employees through a range of internal, online and external training programs. WNH encourages continuous learning through tuition subsidies and helps foster the next generation of employees through apprenticeships, cooperative education placements and summer opportunities for post-secondary students.

The well-being of its employees is priority for the company. The organization offers an award-winning health and wellness program focused on both physical and mental health. Additional program elements are in-house conditioning classes, mental health awareness, safety training and workshops on various life skills, including financial planning. WNH also utilizes a number of family-friendly policies to encourage proper balance in the lives of its employees.

WNH has also positioned itself as a community leader with a robust number of charitable campaigns and continued community involvement. In 2017, WNH assisted 20 not-for-profit organizations, with a focus on helping the local community and organizations across its service territory.

Further information on the Waterloo Area’s Top Employer Awards can be found at the Waterloo Area’s Top Employers website.