Canadian Pacific Railway jobs
Headquarters: Calgary (Alberta)
Year of creation: 1881
Type of company: public
Sector of activity: rail transport
Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States. It has direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts and provides North American clients with a competitive rail service. It offers supply chain expertise, logistics solutions and freight transportation services. Incorporated in 1881 and completed in 1885, it connected Eastern Canada to British Columbia and played a key role in the development of Canada. Over its long history, it played a major role in tourism and immigration and diversified to establish hotels, shipping lines, airlines, mining and telecommunications companies. In 2001, after corporate restructuring, it returned to its origins as a railway company owned by Canadian Pacific Railway Limited. Today, Canadian Pacific, or CP, has 22,500 km of track across Canada and the United States.
Canadian Pacific offers a wide variety of careers to potential employees. Administration, finance, accounting, engineering, conducting, sales, marketing and customer service are but a sampling of the possibilities. It prides itself in offering its highly skilled 13,000 employees careers that entail precision, passion and accountability. It invests in its people through leadership development and training programs.
Canadian Pacific recognizes the dedication and hard work of its employees and strives to keep them healthy and happy. It offers social clubs and activities, childcare options and a subsidized in-house restaurant (in Calgary). It is committed to providing a safe and secure workplace. It provides competitive compensation and a generous benefits package that includes a wellness program, a pension plan, a share purchase program, an employee and family assistance program and a scholarship program for the children of employees. Employees may also enjoy discounts, part-time study subsidies and a charitable donation- matching program.
CP is committed to the health, safety and welfare of its people and communities. Its workplace culture is rooted in respect, diversity and inclusion where everyone can thrive personally and professionally. It has been recognized as one of the safest railways in North America. It is involved in numerous community and charitable endeavors such as the CP Holiday Train that supports community food banks across its network. It also supports community-based volunteer programs and cultivates relationships with First Nations communities, offering outreach programs and job opportunities.