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Algonquin Power & Utilities

Empowering Our People

Team Building Session - Oakville, ON

Team Building Session – Oakville, ON

Achievement Fund

Receive up to $4,000 per year in tuition reimbursement for qualified education & training programs.

Leadership Development & Sucession Planning

We have several strategies and programs in place to help you build a rewarding, lengthy, and successful career with us.

Liberty Days & Heroes Program

Paid days to participate in charitable activities within the community, and awards to recognize those ‘Heroes’.

Interconnect Program

Spend time with employees in other departments to better understand the business, processes and departments.

Spirit Awards & Power of Suggestion Program

Monetary and recognition awards for demonstrating the spirit of our core values, and for submitting amazing suggestions.

Incredible Numbers

Hiring Locations

Community Volunteer Paid Hours in 2016

Talented Employees

Thousand - Happy Customers

Contribute To A Greener Community

Join us in our commitment to providing clean energy to our community, environmental management, protecting biodiversity, minimizing our carbon footprint, and making use of our resources efficiently and responsibly.

Great People, Great Careers!

Employer Background

Founded 1988, TSX listed in 1997, 2001 purchased 1st water utility, 2004 constructed 1st wind generation facility, 2010 purchased 1st electric utility, 2012 purchased 1st natural gas utility, 2014 constructed 1st solar farm, 2017 aquired Empire District & NYSE listed.

Workplace & Community

Open communication & community involved.  Town Hall meetings, employee surveys, intranet employee community, newsletters, ‘My HR’ and ‘My Learning’ portals, Social Committee, partnerships with United Way & Heart & Stroke Foundation.

Work / Life Balance

Most employees begin with 3 weeks paid vacation, 5 paid personal/sick days & 3 paid ‘Liberty Days’ for charitable events.  Flexplace Policy allows employees to work from home to complete tasks/projects requiring high levels of concentration without interruption.

Engagement & Performance

Individual performance bonuses, ‘Spirit Awards’, ‘Service Awards’ & gifts every 5 year milestone, ‘Power of Suggestion Awards’ for great ideas, ‘Buddy Programs’ to help new hires, frequent performance and SMART goal setting conversations with Management & HR.

Training & Skill Development

Career planning programs, daily in-house training, many courses through the ‘My Learning’ intranet portal, ‘Achievement Fund’ for education & development reimbursement, ‘Interconnect Program’ for job-shadow opportunities, succession planning & more.

Benefits & Compensation

Competitive Base plus pay for performance bonus programs, 401(K) Or Defined Contribution Pension Plan, Employee Share Purchase Plan, an Employee Assistance Program, comprehensive medical & dental, education & association subsidies.

We’re A Rapidly Growing Company.

Are You Ready To Make An Impact?

Where We Are

We have 47 power generation facilities including 38 renewable facilities (Wind, Solar and Hydroelectric). We serve over 782,000 utility customers (water, gas and electric).

Utilities Locations

Regulated & water, gas & electric utilities

Generation Locations

Non-regulated renewable generation assets

Renewable Projects

Renewable energy projects in development

Power Generation Facilities

Clean Energy Facilities

MW Installed Capacity

Billion In Assets

We Strive For Continuous Improvement

Committed to renewable energy, system enhancements, business processes, safety, customer experience, financial performance, employee engagement & rewards

Make An Impact

“We accomplish the extraordinary and that’s not going to change anytime soon, so we all need to be extraordinarily driven.”

Ian Robertson, CEO Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp

Our Values Guide Us In Executing Our Strategies

Our Internal Structure

In 2009, the company became a corporation called Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (previously an Income Fund) and formed two subsidiaries:

  • Algonquin Power Co. (Non-regulated Generation)

  • Liberty Utilities (Generation, Transmission and Distribution)

In 2013, the Liberty-Algonquin Business Services division was created to serve the common professional service needs of all three organizations.

In 2017, Liberty Utilities aquired Empire District.

We Engage & Invest Locally

Local

Strong community presence and walk-in service centers.  Living in and supporting the communities we serve.

Responsive

Regional management, supported by standardized systems and processes.  Safe and reliable service.

R

We Care

Customer-centric, charitable giving, support for low income residents and focused on renewable energy.  Delivering service with care and integrity.

Meet A Few Of Our Leaders

Greg Rooney

VP, PEOPLE & CULTURE

“Our team has the freedom and autonomy to do what they need to do. Top talent is agile & smart, with the ability deal with some ambiguity and demonstrate great project execution skills.”

Laura Jehn

VP, ASSET MANAGEMENT & ENERGY SERVICES

“I’m surrounded by a group of smart, respectful, talented people. My team is passionate and collaborative; showing what ‘value added’ is daily.  I have the best team!”

Luisa Read

VP, FINANCE 

“Our team is professional, deadline driven, and intelligent.  They are great communicators – always challenging the status quo!”

Todd Mooney

VP, FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION 

“Professional skepticism, a deep understanding of the business, and the proactive ability to answer the question ‘why’, are all qualities our top performers have in common.”

Luisa Read

VP, FINANCE & ADMIN

“Our team is professional, deadline driven, and intelligent.  They are great communicators – always challenging the status quo!”

Todd Mooney

VP, FINANCE – PLANNING & ANALYSIS

“Professional skepticism, a deep understanding of the business, and the proactive ability to answer the question ‘why’, are all qualities our top performers have in common.”

Financial Accomplishments in 2016

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Asset Growth Increase

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Adjusted EBITDA Increase

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Adjusted EPS Increase

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Dividend Increase

Our Vision

To be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.

Our Energy At Work In The Community

Frequently Asked Questions

Whether it’s in the office or on-site at one of our many facilities, we are always hiring.  We look for the best and the brightest talent in their field who are:

  • Challenge-seekers who thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-motivated and honest
  • Agile and adaptable
  • Performance focused
  • Collaborative & innovative
  • Entrepreneurial spirited
  • Aligned with our corporate values and focused on safety
  • Excited about contributing to an organization that is committed to extraordinary growth
  • Living in and supporting the communities we serve
How do I apply for a job?

Applying online is easy through our job portal – you can search the available jobs within our group of companies. Once you create an account, you may submit an application to any of the career opportunities that interest you. Cover letters are optional.

What happens after I apply?

We carefully review EVERY application we receive. Should your qualifications match what we’re looking for, we will contact you for a phone interview. If you are not selected for an interview, you will be notified via email. Your resume will remain on-file with us, however we highly recommend that you continue to apply for other positions through our job portal to ensure that we consider you for all possible jobs that you qualify for (and are interested in).

Upon a successful phone interview, you will be asked to meet with us for an interview. We do our best to keep the number of interview visits to a minimum. Depending on the position, you may be asked to participate in an assessment.

What is your Reference & Background Check Policy?
If you are selected as the successful incumbent, all offers are conditional upon Company satisfaction with references and background checks. Depending on the position, this may include criminal background check, credit check and education verification. For our U.S. locations, this may include a physical and drug screen panel.
Applicants with a need for Accommodation
We strive to provide equal opportunity to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. As part of our commitment we work to ensure that our online application process is accessible to those candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please contact Human Resources. This service is only to be used by individuals who require accommodation.
Diversity and Inclusion
We are fully committed to developing, rewarding and retaining people with strong skills and work ethics. Fostering and engaging a diverse and inclusive workforce is, and will continue to be crucial to the success of our Company.