Hydro Ottawa’s investment in employees results in recognition as a Top Employer

January 29, 2019

Hydro Ottawa continues to be recognized as one of the National Capital Region’s Top Employers, earning a spot on the coveted list for the eleventh straight year. By investing in programs designed to foster personal and professional growth, Hydro Ottawa supports the entire employee lifecycle - from hire to retire.

The utility’s comprehensive and strategic approach to talent development ensures its employees are prepared to fulfill their roles and are better positioned for success and advancement. Programs such as succession planning, management and leadership development, coaching and educational assistance are all available to help employees reach their fullest potential.

Quick Facts

  • On average, Hydro Ottawa invests 40 hours per employee annually on training in Trades and Safe Work Practices, Business Skills, Management and Leadership Development
  • Hydro Ottawa not only supports key stages in the lives of its employees, it also invests in their families through programs like Take Our Kids to Work Day.
  • Hydro Ottawa focuses on the health and wellbeing of its employees through its on-site fitness facilities and classes, healthcare benefits and wellness programs
  • Hydro Ottawa’s Retiree and Older Worker Engagement Strategy, Prime Time, is designed to redefine the later stages of its employee’s careers, influence their transition experience and keep them engaged after retirement


“It’s extremely important that Hydro Ottawa support its employees in all aspects of their life, both the professional and the personal, and provide them with the training, development and tools needed to succeed.”

- Bryce Conrad, President and Chief Executive Officer

Media contact

Daniel Séguin
Manager, Media and Public Affairs
Hydro Ottawa
Tel: 613-738-5499 ext. 2345
[email protected]

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