Conservation Halton recognized with Hamilton-Niagara’s Top Employers 2023 Award

BURLINGTON, ON – Conservation Halton is pleased to accept the 2023 Hamilton-Niagara Top Employers award from Canada’s Top 100 Employers organization. The annual competition recognizes local employers who demonstrate exceptional work environments.

To be recognized as a Top Employer, companies must demonstrate they are leaders in eight key areas; physical workplace, work atmosphere, social, health, financial and family benefits, vacation and time off, employee communications, performance management, training and skills development and community involvement. These criteria are then measured against other similar companies to see how they stack up against organizations in the same industry. All employers who have a head office located in Hamilton, Burlington, and the regional municipality of Niagara can enter the competition.

“We put people at the centre of everything we do,” says Hassaan Basit, President and CEO of Conservation Halton. “We attract extremely talented people and work hard to support them throughout their career at Conservation Halton. We invest in ongoing education and skills development and encourage open dialogue, collaboration and ideation. We strive to go beyond transactional fairness in compensation, benefits, flexible work arrangements, etc. Our commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and our collective culture drives innovation at Conservation Halton and drives us forward as an organization. Whether it’s our 140 full-time or over 850 seasonal employees, we listen attentively to their feedback and work hard to ensure everyone is appreciated and supported in their work environment.”

Conservation Halton offers a number of benefits that make it a great place to work. Full-time employees receive a generous vacation allowance, top-tier health benefits, skill development opportunities, flexible work arrangements, a focus on health and wellness, Teamo employee recognition program. Employees have the opportunity to work with a creative, talented and solutions-focused team. They receive a free Glen Eden Season Pass, a free Conservation Halton Membership, a free Conservation Ontario Parks pass, discounts on services, food, and merchandise, and the opportunity to work in an inspiring setting with scenic views of the Niagara Escarpment in locations across our Burlington, Milton, Hamilton and Halton Region.

Conservation Halton is currently hiring for several positions, specifically seasonal opportunities at their ski hill in Milton, Glen Eden. Even working seasonally at Conservation Halton, there are many benefits for employees including entry-level positions starting at $17 or above, a free Glen Eden Season Pass, a free Conservation Halton Membership, professional development opportunities, flexible work hours, discounts on services, food and merchandise and opportunities to work beyond their contract.

To learn more about Conservation Halton, see all available positions and apply to join the team, visit

Conservation Halton is the community-based environmental agency that protects, restores, and manages the natural resources in its watershed. The organization has staff that includes ecologists, land use planners, engineers, foresters and educators, along with a network of volunteers, who are guided by a Board of Directors comprised of municipally elected and appointed citizens. Conservation Halton is recognized for its stewardship of creeks, forests and Niagara Escarpment lands through science-based programs and services. Learn more at