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En-light-en your Career and Be Part of a Strong Team

Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro provides many benefits to our employees. We take pride in offering a safe and reliable source of power to our customers.

We provide an excellent platform for career paths in fields such as Customer Service, Engineering, Finance, Human Resources, Communications, Information Technology, Operations and Skilled Trades.

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Work Environment

We foster a positive work environment for all of our employees, some highlights:

  • We provide and make it a priority to facilitate a safe and healthy work environment and throughout our community. We encourage and promote wellness at work.
  • We understand the importance of recognizing our employees. We recognize special milestones such as service awards and safety.
  • We also have an Employee Engagement Committee to ensure we meet our employees' needs and ensure we have an engaged workforce.
  • We recognize the importance of work-life balance.
  • We continue to offer steady employment with long term opportunities which include growth and advancement.


  • A comprehensive and competitive salary and benefit package including medical, dental, vision care, educational assistance and EAP services for our employees and their families
  • Sick benefits and long term disability
  • OMERS Pension Plan

Giving Back to our Community

  • We give back to our community in many ways with sponsorships with the Centre in the Square and the KW Rangers. Our employees also provide volunteer services with the lighting of trees for Christmas in our local parks in New Hamburg and Victoria Park in Kitchener, Strong Start Program with our local schools and the School Safety Program. We also continue to offer electrical education to our local police, fire, and EMS institutions.
  • Our employees contribute to many great charitable organizations such as Angel Tree, Alzheimer's, Heart & Stroke, United Way and the Food Bank.
  • We have assisted with great pride, our neighboring communities and out of country, during storm outages and have aided in restoring power.