Working at the City of Ottawa
The City of Ottawa offers rewarding career opportunities. Working at the City benefits neighbours, local businesses and visitors alike by helping make Ottawa one of the best places in the world to live.
Visit Jobs with the City to find out about full-time and part-time opportunities at the City of Ottawa. There, you will also find:
A number of seasonal part-time opportunities are also available in Recreation and Culture.
For all inquiries please contact the HR Service Centre at 613-580-2424, ext. 47411.
Lifeguard and swimming instructors
If you are thinking of applying for a position with the City of Ottawa as a lifeguard or swimming instructor, there are certain hiring and screening requirements that must be met. National Lifeguard Service (NLS), Standard First Aid, CPR level-C, Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI), LSS Lifesaving Instructor, Automated External Defibrillation (AED) and Oxygen Therapy or Airway Management represent pre-requisites for hire with the City of Ottawa. A complete list of certification courses is included in the Certification section of the Specialty Swimming eGuide.
Visit Jobs in Aquatics for additional information about the entry-level qualifications, hiring process and screening requirements. You can also email the Aquatics Hiring Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer Student Employment Program
Hunting for a summer job is actually a winter job! The prime objective of the Summer Student Employment Program is to give students experience in a dynamic work place environment and offer learning opportunities that will develop and improve their skills for future employment.
Check out the great opportunities that are available for Summer Jobs with the City of Ottawa. Find out about eligibility criteria, browse through an Important Facts and Information section, and learn all you need to know about Criminal Record Checks. Remember to look for the application deadlines (usually near the end of February every year)... they may differ according to the job category.