Total rewards

At the AESO people are our most important investment. Our total rewards programs are designed with this philosophy in mind; we want to ensure that employees are rewarded competitively for the important work they do and that our benefits programs support our employees and their families’ health and well-being.

Pay for performance

We provide a pay for performance and short-term incentive program that rewards high performance and is benchmarked annually to ensure it is market competitive.

Flexible benefits

In addition to our compensation program, we provide a generous flexible benefits program that allows each individual and family to customize their benefits to suit their personal needs. Options include:

  • Extended Health and Dental
  • Health Spending Account
  • Personal Spending Account
  • Life and Critical Illness Insurance

Employee savings program

We also have a generous savings program where the AESO matches employees’ contributions to their savings plans to help them build their financial future.

Wellness programs

We believe in giving employees the tools to balance their passion for the work they do with their priorities at home. We offer generous paid time off including flex days and designated days off in addition to vacation time.

We also have programs that support employees and their families’ overall health and well-being:

  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Best Doctors
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability Programs

Student scholarship program

The AESO takes pride in supporting our employees with dependent youth who are furthering their post-secondary education.

Retirement transition program

The AESO offers employees approaching retirement the opportunity to gradually transition their work life balance before their final retirement.


We promote a culture of recognition; we believe that employees should be rewarded for their outstanding contributions and for exhibiting our core principles.

  • Informal and Formal Recognition Program
  • Service Awards
  • Retirement Awards

Referral program

We offer a generous referral bonus to eligible employees with a successful referral.