About Us


We are The Good in Banking®

Work at Alterna

Being the good in banking means we are committed to providing transparent advice, exceptional products, caring service and award-winning wealth management to help our members and customers reach their financial goals sooner.

Join a team supporting Alterna Savings, the third largest credit union in Ontario and Alterna Bank, a national digital bank. We foster an employee culture of people-first, excellence and integrity and put innovation at the centre of everything we do. We pair that with a deep commitment to go above and beyond in our communities.

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About Alterna

Life at Alterna

For over 100 years we've been creating financial products and services that transform lives for the better – and put people above profits. That’s how we put the good in banking, by caring for our members/customers, employees and communities in all we do.

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Put People First

  • Tailored to member/customer needs
  • Accessible to all
  • Supportive of local communities and employee volunteering

Integrity and Innovation

  • Caring and professional employees committed to making a difference
  • Product and service innovations that transform lives for the better
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Top Employer

National Capital Region's Top Employers 2024 - In February 2024, we were recognized for an eighth consecutive year in a row as a leading employer for the National Capital Region.

This regional designation recognizes employers in the Ottawa-Gatineau area that offer exceptional places to work and recognizes how employees at Alterna come together to collaborate with each other, with purpose, and genuine care for its members and communities.

Total Rewards

Learn about the many ways we take care of our committed and passionate employees. 

How to Apply

Our goal is to make the application process as easy as possible, while also enabling both you and Alterna to learn more about one another.

1) Create a new profile

Search and apply for a position. Update your resume and cover letter and tell us a little bit about yourself. If your application satisfies the job posting requirements, our team will contact you. 

2) Prescreen Phone Conversation

Prepare for a phone conversation. A chat to discuss about your career aspirations, work and school experiences; and an opportunity to answer any questions you may have.

3) Assessments

Prepare for assessments. If required for the role, we will book behavioral or technical assessments.

4) Formal Interview

Prepare for interview with the hiring manager and/or the team. 

5) Background Verifications

We'll conduct background checks to verify employment history, education, identity, criminal and credit checks.

6) Feedback and Offer

The hiring team will take time to meet and come back to you with a decision. If successful, an offer will be presented, conditional to background checks and Bonding!

At Alterna, we are an equal opportunity employer. We are passionate about creating an environment
dedicated to being inclusive and accessible to all employees and members/customers. Alterna Savings is committed to fair and accessible employment practices and to fostering an inclusive culture includes people with disabilities, LGBTQIA+, women, aboriginal and visible minorities.

Alterna Savings welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you require accommodation, please contact Alterna Savings Human Resources at careers@alterna.ca with your full name, best way to reach you, and the accommodation needed to best assist you.

If you are already an Alterna employee, please access the Career listings through MyHR.

Your financial well-being comes first

Welcome to a better way to bank. Our knowledgeable team puts your financial well-being first with good, caring and transparent advice while offering all the products and services you need.
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