Killam offers a variety of positions within the organization and, as with any role, each has their own set of challenges. However, Killam strives to place employees in positions that best suit their qualifications and 94% of employees like the work they do (based on our most recent employee survey), making those challenges easier to overcome. Employees are also encouraged to work with their supervisor to find creative solutions.
Working hours at Killam vary depending on the position, but Resident Managers and Maintenance Technicians, our largest employee groups, generally work 40 hours a week with an on-call rotation. We also have many part-time positions.
At Killam, our employees are our most important asset. Ongoing education and safety training, regular employee summits, and extended health benefits are a few of the ways in which we support our employees. We also promote community involvement by providing paid volunteer leave and financial support for various charities and organizations. Working for Killam means joining a team of engaged employees where 90% are proud to work for Killam (based on our most recent employee survey).
Working hours at Killam vary depending on the position, but Resident Managers and Maintenance Technicians, our largest employee groups, generally work 8 hours a day (40 hours a week) with an on-call rotation. We also have many part-time positions.
Here at Killam, we rely on information such as market data and salary surveys to ensure we compensate employees accurately and fairly for the work they perform. With this in mind, salaries are reviewed annually and eligible employees receive an increase. Outside of the annual process, salaries can be reviewed on a case by case basis and may be adjusted based on merit, increases in responsibilities, etc.
What tips or advice would you give to someone interviewing at Killam Apartment REIT?
Thank you for your interest in Killam; we are looking forward to meeting you! Please come prepared to share with us why you are a great fit for our team. The more you know about our values, our business and our vision, the better our conversation will be.
When interviewing with Killam, it is important to arrive on time and with a copy of your current professional references. We also would like to be able to answer any questions you may have for us, so come prepared to ask away!
What is Killam Apartment REIT sick leave policy? How many sick days do you get per year?
Killam provides paid sick time to all permanent employees. The details of Killam’s leave policies (including sick, vacation, personal, volunteer, bereavement and more) can be discussed during the interview process.
Supporting employees is a priority for us and we put people first in all that we do. However, should an employee find themselves under stress at work, we encourage employees to discuss their concerns with their supervisor and/or Human Resources and reach out to our Employee and Family Assistance Program for additional support.
At Killam, we live by our core values – Do the Right Thing, Build Community, Strong Customer Relationships, Curb Appeal, and Creative Solutions. These drive our culture and our employee’s commitment to them is essential to our success.
We are committed to the safety and security of our tenants and require all employees to complete a background check. Should the results of a background check be unfavourable, the report details and position applied for will be considered when determining whether continuing the employment relationship would be in the best interest of our tenants and employees.