Hydro Ottawa

Hydro Ottawa

February 07, 2012 09:45 ET

Hydro Ottawa Once Again Recognized as a Top 25 Employer in 2012

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 7, 2012) - For the fourth year in a row, Hydro Ottawa has been named one of the National Capital Region's Top 25 Employers. This prestigious award, sponsored by MediaCorp, recognizes Hydro Ottawa and other employers in the region that offer exceptional places to work. The award winners were announced in this morning's Ottawa Citizen.

"It's our people," said Bryce Conrad, President and CEO of Hydro Ottawa. "Time and time again, our employees demonstrate that they are committed to making the communities in which they work and live a better place. Whether it's maintaining the safety and reliability of our electrical distribution system, generating green power or volunteering to help special needs children enjoy a day at the fair, serving their customers and their community is the driving factor behind their success. Our recognition as a leading employer is attributable to their collective contributions and achievements."

Employers distinguished as top employers are compared to other organizations and selected for offering the most progressive and forward-thinking programs. A panel of independent judges evaluates detailed submissions based on eight criteria: (1) Physical Workplace; (2) Work Atmosphere and Social; (3) Health, Financial and Family Benefits; (4) Vacation and Time Off; (5) Employee Communications; (6) Performance Management; (7) Training and Skills Development; and (8) Community Involvement.

About Hydro Ottawa

Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. (Hydro Ottawa) owns and operates two subsidiary companies, Hydro Ottawa Limited and Energy Ottawa Inc. Hydro Ottawa Limited is the third largest municipally owned electrical utility in Ontario serving more than 300,000 customers in the City of Ottawa and the Village of Casselman. Energy Ottawa Inc., Ottawa's largest producer of green power, generates renewable energy and provides commercial energy management services.

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