Pay for Performance - Employees in
non-bargaining positions receive annual performance
appraisals and are eligible for variable increases
based on the level of their performance over
the previous year.
Competitive Compensation - The Region
offers an attractive compensation program which
is in line with our comparators.
Leading Edge Benefits - A range of
benefits, including life insurance, dental and
extended health, is complemented by a Health
Spending Account, allowing non-bargaining employees
to access up to $750 per year to offset approved
medical and dental expenses not covered by our
Paid Holidays - In addition to the
Statutory Holidays and the Civic Holiday, the
Region of Peel provides three additional days
off with pay which generally allow us to close
some of our offices for the three business days
preceding New Years day.
Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement
System (OMERS) - Regional employees are
enrolled in the OMERS pension contribution plan
that matches payroll deduction contributions.
Early Retiree Benefits - Eligible employees
who take early retirement are offered a range
of benefits which can continue after they retire
until they reach the age of sixty-five.
Tuition Assistance - Employees can
apply for reimbursement of tuition or registration
fees for job-related courses leading to a degree,
diploma, certificate, or professional designation,
up to a maximum of $1,500 per calendar year.
Employee Assistance Program - Employees
at the Region of Peel are provided with access
to a voluntary and confidential professional
counseling service to help employees deal with
a wide variety of personal concerns.
A Healthy Workplace - The Region has
established a Healthy Workplace Program that
is based on criteria developed by the National
Quality Institute (NQI) and Health Canada.
Casual Dress/Dress Down Policy - Regional
employees who are not required to wear a uniform
can enjoy a casual yet appropriate business
dress work environment, highlighted by Dress
Down Fridays, where employees can dress "weekend
casual" for a donation to the United