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à l'ONF

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We have great workspaces

  • From St. John’s to Vancouver, enjoy an open space concept facility, which is fitted with collaborative spaces, screening rooms, editing suites and private phone booths and dining lounges.
  • Easy commute with public transportation, bikes, cars (parking available at cost).
  • Wheelchair-accessible and located in the heart of major cities, with proximity to services, such as gym, banks, etc.
  • Workstations equipped with ergonomic features such as a sit-stand desk, moveable computer monitors…etc.
  • Private space for naps (Montreal) and religious observance

We support continuing education and professional development

  • Performance feedback
  • Cover required association memberships (taxable benefit)
  • offer tuition reimbursement
  • support for continuing education
  • coaching and mentoring programs
  • in-house training programs
  • training programs (CSPS and other)
  • Industry events, festivals, etc.
  • Access to masterclasses
  • Networking opportunities

A fantastic total rewards package

  • Competitive salary – increases according to collective agreement negotiated with the unions
  • A comprehensive and competitive benefits program that includes health, dental and vision coverage for employees and their eligible dependents (you can also coordinate your benefits with other health plans!). Life and accident insurance, along with Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, are also provided for employees.
  • Under our health care plan, prescription drugs are eligible for up to 100% coverage, less a modest per prescription deductible, and paying and pick-up are hassle-free thanks to a pay-direct drug card that can be used by employees and their eligible family members.
  • Paid overtime (e.g., time off or pay) for unionized positions.
  • Defined benefit pension plan (contribution amount: X); As a permanent employee, you join the pension plan the month after you start with us – meaning you can take advantage of this extra money right away.
  • New employees start off with three weeks of vacation
  • statutory holidays off (i.e. 11 extra days)
  • Maternity Leave and Parental Leave top-up program (from 93 per cent of salary for two weeks, followed by 75 per cent of salary for an additional 15 weeks) -- and parents who do not take parental leave receive 100 per cent of their salary for three days
  • Up to 2 paid personal days
  • Up to 5 paid days for family obligation
  • Up to 15 days of sick leave (carried-over)
  • Leaves without pay available, including Education Leave, Relocation of Spouse Leave, Personal Needs Leave, and Leave Without Pay for the Long-term Care of a Family Member.
  • 24-7 access to a confidential employee assistance program to help you and your eligible family members address professional or personal challenges. The EAP’s mandate is to promote health and wellness – everything from psychological counselling, to dealing with stress, to nutrition, and career transition counselling. The program also offers an online health risk assessment and resources to help manage stress through initiatives like the mindful meditation program.;
  • Employee discount on NFB products
  • Relocation assistance for internal movements?
  • Leaves for hunting and fishing season, ceremonies?

A great employee experience:

  • Be part of an award-winning team, whose productions have won over 7,000 awards, including 20 Canadian Screen Awards, 18 Webbys, 12 Oscars and more than 100 Genies.
  • Work towards the organization’s social mission_______________________
  • A management team that works jointly and proactively with unions representing staff and artists to ensure a better working environment for everyone.
  • Flexible work arrangements (teleworking, flexible start /finish time options, compressed workweek, etc.)
  • Staff can also earn extra time off in the form of banked time or overtime.
  • Wireless workplace: employees provided with Laptops (convertible to tablet), smartphone and iPads where applicable
  • Opportunity to participate in committees, working groups, etc.
  • Laid-back team culture: e.g. social events, and sports teams made up of NFB staff (dodgeball team in Toronto, a soccer team, in Montreal)
  • We support our community through the Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign (GCWCC), a charitable giving option developed exclusively for federal public servants and federal retirees. Through the GCWCC, public servants can support United Ways/Centraide, HealthPartners or any other registered Canadian charity of their choosing.
  • Culture of diversity & inclusion: We promote diversity within the workforce and continue to improve our representation from within the various employment equity groups. We regularly post information on our intranet supporting diversity and host various culture events throughout the year. For example, D&I committee, Spanish club in Montreal, Indigenous employee resource group, official languages (work in the language of your choice)….
  • Access to in-house experts, including access to library services and online resources (playback, etc.)
  • Access to films pre-release
  • Union protection for unionized roles
  • casual dress (e.g. jeans) daily
  • organized social activities for retirees
  • A place where you can feel safe and well.
  • Lunchtime film screening series - Cinematoscope (Montreal)
  • Watching films on worktime. J
  • An organization that values employee voice; share your views notably through various committees and consultations by senior management. Additionally, we’re continually working to engage our colleagues and we track our progress in many ways. As an employee, you’ll have opportunities including our annual survey to provide feedback on how to improve your workplace.