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Invests in you. Safety first. Community.

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is not only the producer of almost half of Ontario’s electricity but it is also Ontario’s largest clean power generator. Wholly owned by the Province of Ontario, it has locations across Ontario, from Kenora to Ottawa, employing over 9,200 employees. OPG is also leading the country, if not the continent, in reducing use of fossil fuels after successfully burning their last piece of coal in 2014. Having transformed its two coal plants into renewable biomass, this represents North America’s single largest climate change initiative. By joining OPG, you join a company committed to building a diverse and engaged workforce with an adaptable culture to ensure future success.

Why choose OPG?

Investment in your career progression

OPG is guided by four key values: Safety, Integrity, Excellence and People & Citizenship. Recognizing the strength of their people are instrumental to their success, OPG is fully committed to investing in employee development, including Individual Development Plans put in place for employees after the first three months. With many long tenured employees, OPG gives you the opportunity to progress and meet your career goals, or even reinvent your career.

Safety is their priority

OPG has a long-standing commitment to employee health and safety with an ultimate goal of zero injuries. When you join OPG, you join a company dedicated to keeping both the workplace and the community safe so that everyone goes home safely at the end of the day. You will be part of a team that is encouraged to demonstrate safety leadership, contributing to OPG’s safety performance being consistently in the top quartile of comparable Canadian utilities.

Commitment to community

When you join OPG, you can be confident that you are part of an organization that believes in giving back to the community. OPG strives to be an engaged and productive community member, providing support to over 900 grassroots and hosting annual charitable and non-profit initiatives. As an OPG employee, you can take pride in knowing that you are a part of an organization that is making a difference by improving the quality of life through support of a wide range of community initiatives, from health and safety to arts and culture, humanitarian activities to youth sports.

They place importance on minimizing their environmental footprint

If you are environmentally conscious, then OPG is the workplace for you. OPG works hard to minimize their environmental footprint in their site communities and works with partners to foster and enhance biodiversity across Ontario. With programs such as tree planting, habitat protection and restoration, to a partnership with the Bruce Trail Conservancy, you can feel confident that working with OPG is more than just supplying electrical energy, it is helping support the environment today, and for generations to come.

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