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City of Ottawa 2018 career showcase, Friday, June 8, 2018 from 9 am to 1 pm at Ottawa City Hall. Register today



Make the City of Ottawa your workplace of choice to start and build your career.

A City for everyone. You are part of the picture.


The City of Ottawa offers rewarding career opportunities and is recognized for being one of the best cities in Canada to live, work and play. 

The people who work here make our city a better, safer and healthier place for our residents, businesses and visitors.

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.

Types of Employment Opportunities

Message from Steve Kanellakos, City Manager

The City of Ottawa as an employer is committed to our employees. This commitment is demonstrated by the recognition of the City of Ottawa as one of Canada’s top 100 employers by the Globe and Mail for the past five years.

The City of Ottawa helps employees balance their work and personal lives through a variety of alternative work arrangements and workplace wellness programs.

In addition, the City of Ottawa encourages employees to develop their skills through in-house apprenticeships and training programs, and a number of leadership initiatives.

We offer meaningful career opportunities in many different fields from City planning to information technology, and everything in between. Our employees experience the satisfaction of seeing the results of their work in real-time as we have nearly a million people who rely on our programs, services, facilities and infrastructure every day.

It is the people who work here who make the lives of our residents better, safer and healthier. We strive to meet the needs of our residents through a commitment to a diverse workforce that is reflective of the population we serve.

Join the team! We are always looking for creative and innovative individuals who share our commitment to excellent service and to an inclusive, vibrant, safe and caring city for all.