Testimonials from Halifax Water employees
I am really enjoying my time working at Halifax Water .It’s been a great place to learn and grow as an operator and professionally. They provide great benefits, not only with health and pension, but also fitness and education, which I’ve been taking advantage. The people I work with are wonderful and make the day fun and interesting. It’s been challenging, but I just say, bring it on!
- Kara Baisley, Water Treatment Plant Operator
As a consultant, Halifax Water was viewed as an elite client where projects were unique, integrated, and deliverables were held to a high standard. In addition, Halifax Water's statement of "Striving for World Class" was represented in the attitudes of employees. I am pleased to say that my expectations have been exceeded since I started with Halifax Water. Halifax Water stresses the importance of work-life balance and as a husband and father of two children this is very important to me. To be part of an organization that offers a challenging professional career with growth opportunities all the while respecting your home life is a dream come true for a family man.
- Shawn Rowe, Operations Engineer
Water is perhaps one of the most important resources in our society today and increasingly so in the future. Knowing this gives me a sense of importance in the work I do and I feel morally great about working with Halifax Water to provide safe, potable drinking water to thousands of people.
- Zachary Rawlins, Water Treatment Plant Operator
Why choose to work at Halifax Water
In addition to offering a challenging and rewarding career for its employees, Halifax Water also offers:
Halifax Water invests in its employees by providing competitive salaries, incentive programs, opportunities for advancement, and an excellent benefits package including:
- medical, dental and vision insurance
- retirement plans
- paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
- long-term disability
- life insurance
- employee assistance programs
- employee wellness program
- professional development opportunities
Local involvement is important to Halifax Water. Employees live and work in the communities of Halifax Municipality and you can see their dedication come to life in many ways, from volunteering at local events, raising money for community organizations, and getting involved in education programs at schools or neighborhood meetings.
Halifax Water recognizes that as an organization, it has a responsibility to make choices that are not only in the best interest of customers but also in the best interest of the environment. Halifax Water has solidified this commitment by including the environment as a major point of its mission statement: to provide world class services for customers and the environment.
Training and development
Halifax Water believes in employee development. It provides and encourages opportunities for individual growth and development through regular coaching and feedback provided by their manager, access to on-the-job training and a variety of tools and resources. These include tuition assistance program, eLearning courses, classroom-based training/workshops, and more.
Types of careers with Halifax Water
- building and fleet maintenance
- technical services
- wastewater collections
- water operations
- wastewater treatment
- water quality
- water supply
- water treatment
- watershed management
Engineering and environmental
- asset management
- energy efficiency
- engineering approvals
- engineering information
- environmental engineering
- infrastructure engineering
- pollution prevention
- communications and public relations
- corporate legal council
- customer service and billing
- human resources
- information services
- safety and security