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Why work at Cambrian?

We believe that investing in a skilled and diversified workforce is critical to ensuring we are prepared to meet the challenges of tomorrow. To support this goal, Cambrian College employees receive competitive pay as well as generous benefit packages that promote financial security, professional advancement, work-life balance, and health and wellbeing.

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Pension plan

The CAAT Pension Plan is a secure, modern defined benefit pension plan, giving the average retiree a significant return in pension contributions during their retirement.

Highlights include:

  • Lifetime pension
  • Matched contributions
  • Survivor benefits

Health benefits and insurance

Cambrian provides employees with comprehensive group benefit coverage through Sun Life Financial that includes:

  • Life insurance
  • Critical illness insurance
  • Disability
  • Dental coverage
  • Extended health coverage, including vision care, physiotherapy, massage therapy, naturopathic services, travel coverage, and much more!

Vacation and time off

Cambrian provides generous annual vacation entitlement to support a healthy work-life balance:

  • Full-time administrative employees start at 22 days of vacation
  • Full-time support Staff employees start at 15 days of vacation
  • Full-time faculty employees receive two months of vacation

In addition to the above vacation entitlement, full-time Cambrian employees receive full pay during the holiday closure period between Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Cambrian also provides financial security when full-time employees are ill or injured through Cambrian’s short-term disability income replacement plans.

Education and career development

Tuition assistance
Full-time Cambrian employees may receive reimbursement of tuition fees for successfully completed transcript courses that are a part of a Cambrian-approved certificate, diploma or degree.

Tuition subsidy
Through the Office of the Registrar (Enrolment Centre), Cambrian provides full-time employees reduced tuition of $20 per course for all Ministry-funded courses offered through Cambrian’s Continuing Education department.

Professional development leave
Full-time employees with at least six years of service can apply for a compensated Professional Development Leave for up to one year.

LinkedIn Learning
All Cambrian employees have access to LinkedIn Learning. This collection of tutorials offers a vast lineup of topics, from business to personal interest, and can be easily accessed from anywhere.

Technology and tuition loan plans
Full-Time employees have access to interest-free loans up to $3,000 to purchase approved technology or for furthering their education. Employees pay back these loans through payroll deductions over a set number of pays.


Cambrian is dedicated to supporting wellness initiatives to encourage a healthy workplace.

Initiatives include:

  • Free wellness workshops offered through our Wellness Committee, our Employee Family Assistance Program (EFAP), and our Athletic Center
  • Free membership to the on-site Athletic Center
  • An active Wellness Committee aimed at supporting mental and physical health
  • College-wide initiatives aimed at building community and having fun

Family friendly benefits

Pregnancy and parental leaves
Cambrian provides eligible employees with an employment insurance top-up, up to 93 percent of the employee’s salary for pregnancy, and parental leave for up to 52 weeks. The 52 weeks of top-up payments may be spread out for up to a maximum of 78 weeks for extended leaves.

Employee and Family Assistance Program
Cambrian’s Employee and Family Assistance Program provides employees and their families with free 24-7 confidential support services.

Tuition reimbursement for children
Cambrian offers partial tuition reimbursements for children of full-time Cambrian employees.


The information is provided by Cambrian’s Human Resources Department. Please note that the information provided primarily applies to full-time Cambrian employees, and benefits may differ according to employee group and status. Actual benefits and amounts may vary from those shown on this page. This web page does not constitute a contract of employment or a guarantee of employee benefits.