Jobs with the City


The City of Ottawa is an employer you’ll be proud to work for. To view current opportunities select “Search Jobs”.

The 2015 Summer Student Campaign is now closed.

We offer you a rewarding career opportunity to enhance the quality of life of our whole community. Your work will benefit neighbours, local businesses and visitors alike by helping make Ottawa one of the best places in the world to live.

Join us and experience the satisfaction of seeing the results of your work in real-time as you take part in building our great nation’s capital.

Message from Kent Kirkpatrick, City Manager

Kent Kirkpatrick, City Manager

The City of Ottawa provides the majority of programs and services that over 800,000 residents rely on every day.

We offer interesting career opportunities in different fields, a competitive salary and benefits package, and an employee recognition program.

The City is committed to the principles of employment equity and a diverse workforce representative of the population we serve. We are looking for motivated and talented individuals who share our high standards for customer service and a common desire to create and sustain a vibrant, healthy, safe and caring community.

Explore our career opportunities and apply today.

For help

Accessible formats and communication supports are available upon request. Please contact the HR Service Centre at 613-580-2424, ext. 47411.

For all inquiries please contact the HR Service Centre at 613-580-2424, ext. 47411.

2015 Canada's Top 100 logo

The City of Ottawa has been named one of the Top 100 employers in Canada.

Diversity, Top Employer Logo

The City of Ottawa has been named as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers 

NCR Top Employer Logo 2015
The City of Ottawa has been named one of the National Capital Region's Top Employers

2010 Employer Excellence Award
The City of Ottawa receives the 2010 Employer Excellence Award for Outstanding Achievement in the recruitment of skilled immigrants from Hire Immigrants Ottawa.