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A Career With York Region

At York Region, we take pride in our progressive programs, benefits, employee satisfaction and community involvement. In 2018, and for the second consecutive year, we were selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers - recognizing employers across Canada that have exceptional workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs in a variety of areas. We were also selected as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People - recognizing employers that offer the nation’s best workplaces and programs for young people just starting their careers. These awards by Mediacorp Canada Inc, the country’s largest publisher of quality employment-related periodicals confirm what our dedicated staff have always known: York Region is not only a great place to live, it's a great place to work.


Our Mission Statement

Staff at The Regional Municipality of York, are committed to providing cost effective, quality services that respond to the needs of our rapidly growing communities.


Our Vision and Values

Our recruitment process reflects our vision to continue fostering strong, caring and safe communities. It demonstrates our values of integrity, commitment, accountability, respect and excellence; this includes having an equitable and fair recruitment process.

Integrity - Do what you say, trust, be honest, do the "right" thing for the right reason

Commitment - Commit yourself to public service, have positive interactions with both internal and external customers, be dedicated and professional

Accountability - Be responsible for your own words and actions, be reliable and do not "pass the buck"

Respect - Consider others (e.g. other opinions, ideas, jobs or roles) and resolve conflicts in a non-threatening manner

Excellence - Do a good job, possess a high standard of performance, constantly improve and produce quality work


Equal Opportunity Employment

York Region is an equal opportunity employer and will accommodate individuals with disabilities through each stage of the recruitment and selection process based on the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Accommodations we offer during the recruitment process include:

  • Physical adjustments (i.e. chairs, keyboards) during testing or interviews
  • Alternate formats for written material including tests and interview questions
  • Adjustments to the length of time of interviews and/or other components (i.e. written tests, presentations)

Other accommodations can be made. Please advise us of any needs when your interview is booked and we will do our best to meet your needs.

Our recruitment decisions are based on a valid, practical and measurable approach. Our recruitment process is created in a way that assists us with hiring candidates who best meet the minimum requirements and qualifications for a position as determined through our screening and evaluation process..


Employment Awards

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Career Variety

York Region offers a diverse spectrum of career opportunities. As an employee, you might begin a career at The Region using your skills and knowledge in one area and move into another as you gain experience and explore new opportunities. As you gain new skills and seek new challenges, you may also move between job categories. Talented and qualified people possessing the necessary skills and qualifications are able to move within the organization to different positions or across different business lines.




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  • Photo of Maria Pereira, Part-Time Personal Support Worker, Community and Health Services Department

     

    "I enjoy working at York Region because I get to care for residents in a safe and clean environment. My part-time position also allows me to maintain a good work-life balance."

     


    Maria Pereira, Part-Time Personal Support Worker, Community and Health Services Department



  • Photo of Rosanna Agostino, Manager, Customer Service, Transportation and Community Planning Department

     

    "I enjoy working with a team of dedicated Customer Service professionals who are engaged in delivering high-quality customer service and public transit for the residents of York Region.  My work is always challenging and interesting."

     


    Rosanna Agostino, Manager, Customer Service, Transportation and Community Planning Department



  • Photo of Ghislaine Boulianne, Access & Privacy Officer/Committee Coordinator, Corporate Services Department

     

    "I love working at York Region because over the last 20 years I have been given the amazing opportunity to accomplish fulfilling work while serving our residents. York Region has provided me with many growth opportunities, all while supporting my philosophy of work/life balance. I don’t know of any other organization that is as committed to their employees’ overall wellness!"

     


    Ghislaine Boulianne, Access & Privacy Officer/Committee Coordinator, Corporate Services Department



  • Photo of Steven Currie, Full Time Primary Care Paramedic, Community and Health Services Department

     

    "York Region has the best EMS service in the province! I am very proud to be part of this service and organization. I love my job because every day has something new and challenging which makes me feel alive!"

     


    Steven Currie, Full Time Primary Care Paramedic, Community and Health Services Department



  • Photo of Robert Unterman, Manager, Investment & Marketing, Office of the CAO

     

    "Working for York Region allows me to grow professionally on many levels as part of a dynamic, forward-thinking organization, while making a real and significant impact in my community."

     


    Robert Unterman, Manager, Investment & Marketing, Office of the CAO



  • Photo of Lucille Mongeon, Bilingual Courtroom Clerk Reporter, Corporate Services Department

     

    "Working at York Region allows me to work in an environment where I can use both official languages.  Cross training has allowed me to expand my skills and knowledge.  C’est comme je suis une partie d’une famille ici à la Région." (It’s like I’m part of a family here at the Region).

     


    Lucille Mongeon, Bilingual Courtroom Clerk Reporter, Corporate Services Department



  • Photo of Mike Kitagawa, HR Consultant, Corporate Services Department

     

    "Wow – what a great place to work!  Having worked at York Region in Human Resources for the past five years, I am constantly amazed by my co-workers and what a tremendous group of people they are. Management has provided me with opportunities to stretch myself in regards to my skills and also experience new things.  I am constantly encouraged to seek out new challenges and further develop my skillset, while being given a great amount of autonomy to get the work done.  I am supported by both a great team and a knowledgeable supervisor.  Working at the Region is both challenging and rewarding for these very reasons."

     


    Mike Kitagawa, HR Consultant, Corporate Services Department



  • Photo of Daanish Ahmed, Technical Specialist, Finance Department

     

    "Working for York Region works for me because the dynamics are interesting.  The opportunities are many. The challenges are exciting. The workforce is highly skilled. The work/life balance is refreshing."

     


    Daanish Ahmed, Technical Specialist, Finance Department



  • Photo of Beth Weir,  Manager, Operations, Maintenance and Monitoring, Environmental Services Department

     

    "The Regional Municipality of York provides excellent job diversity. It is a place where you never get bored. I started with York Region as a Co-op student 20 years ago and have had numerous training opportunities and the chance to work on a number of initiatives that have enabled me to advance to a management position within the organization. York Region promotes job satisfaction, employee involvement and personal development plans, making it a place you can spend your whole career."

     


    Beth Weir, Manager, Operations, Maintenance and Monitoring, Environmental Services Department



  • Photo of Ivy Mak,  Team Lead Revenue and Expenditure Control, Finance Department

     

    "Working for York Region works for me because I feel valued, respected and trusted. It is a great workplace, embracing creativity, adaption to new and changing situations/demands, and I am committed to my performance."

     


    Ivy Mak, Team Lead Revenue and Expenditure Control, Finance Department