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Benefits of working at East Gwillimbury

The Town of East Gwillimbury offers a variety of employee benefits. Such as:

Direct Deposit

Employees can have their pay deposited in a chequing or savings account at the bank of their choice.

Electronic Pay Statements

Employees have the option to sign up for electronic pay statements through e-post.

Employee Assistance Program

Free, confidential referral and counseling services are available for employees and their immediate family members.

Lunch Room

Coffee, tea, juice and water are available daily in our comfortable lunch room. 

OMERS Pension Plan

OMERS is one of the largest and most successful pension plans in Canada. OMERS offers a defined pension plan and supporting services. It provides eligible members with a lifetime pension based on their earnings history and service in the plan.

Canada Pension and Employment Insurance

Deductions for Canada Pension and Employment Insurance will be automatically deducted from your pay. Visit www.sdc.gc.ca for more information.

Education and Development

The Town of East Gwillimbury is committed to providing continuous education opportunities for staff. Specific education is designed for individual development, team development and ongoing needs of the Town. Staff are supported by course cost assistance and reimbursement. An orientation to the Town of East Gwillimbury is provided for all new employees.

Medical Benefits and Dental Coverage – Sun Life

An outstanding extended health plan is offered to all full time employees, which includes prescription drugs, vision care and other coverage for employees and their family members. Employees are eligible after three months of service.

Parking

Convenient parking is provided for free at the back of the Civic Centre and at all other Town facilities.

Social Activities

A very active Social Committee plans activities and events throughout the year for the enjoyment of all staff.

Wellness Program

The Wellness Committee promotes health and wellness to staff through numerous initiatives and activities.

Occupational Health and Safety

The role of the occupational Health and Safety program is to promote safe and healthy work practices. Our services include:
  • Assessment of the work environment
  • Disability Management/modified work program
  • Health promotion
  • Policy development

We work collaboratively with our employees to create an environment that promotes wellness in a safe and healthy workplace.