Calgary Airport Authority recognized in Alberta’s Top 80 Employers

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The Calgary Airport Authority has been recognized as one of Alberta’s Top 80 Employers for 2024.

This special designation recognizes the Alberta employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work, and this year marks the 14th time the Authority has landed one of the top spots.

The YYC Crew

At the heart of The Authority’s success lies its people, the YYC Crew. Kirstan Jewell, Chief People Officer, expresses a genuine excitement about the continuous recognition received from Alberta’s Top Employers.

“Our organization is built upon the dedication and passion of our people,” Jewell remarks. “Being acknowledged once again underscores our commitment to nurturing talent and fostering a workplace culture that thrives on excellence.”

Nurturing Talent

One of the key pillars that propels Calgary Airport Authority is its dedication to the professional development of its workforce.

Recognizing that growth is essential for both individuals and the organization, the Authority prioritizes ongoing learning and skill enhancement.

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From leadership training programs to specialized workshops, employees are provided with ample opportunities to expand their knowledge and expertise.

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Family-Friendly Benefits

In a world where work-life balance is paramount, the Authority stands out by offering comprehensive family-friendly benefits.

Maternity leave options are not merely token gestures but robust packages designed to support new parents during a crucial phase of their lives.

Moreover, the organization extends its support to employees with family-related responsibilities, ensuring that they can fulfill their duties without sacrificing career progression.

Supporting the Community

Beyond its commitment to its workforce, The Authority is deeply invested in the well-being of the community it serves.

Through initiatives focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion, the organization strives to create an environment where every individual feels valued and respected.

Furthermore, the Authority takes meaningful steps towards reconciliation, acknowledging the importance of building bridges and fostering understanding.

Embracing Growth

With a steadfast commitment to excellence and innovation, the Authority is poised for growth and future success.

The addition of 107 new crew members in 2023, coupled with strategic leadership appointments, reflects the organization’s proactive approach towards expansion.

By collaborating closely with partners, stakeholders, and the community, YYC Calgary International Airport continues to solidify its position as one of Canada’s premier airports.

About Calgary Airport Authority

The Calgary Airport Authority is a not-for-profit organization incorporated under the Regional Airports Authorities Act of Alberta.

The Authority is responsible for the management, operation and development of YYC Calgary International Airport (YYC) and Springbank Airport (YBW).

The airports are important economic generators for the city, region and province, supporting thousands of jobs and generating billions in GDP through associated economic activity.

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