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Application Process

York Region hires people for a wide variety of career opportunities. Please check the “Current Opportunities” page to browse the most up-to-date list of job openings. See details below on the application and recruitment process to help you in your job search.


How to Apply Online

To apply for a position, you must have a York Region online job profile. If you already have a profile, log in and make sure all of your information is up-to-date before you apply to an opening.

To create a job profile:

  1. Follow the “Apply for this job” link at the bottom of the job posting
  2.  Enter your email address under “New Applicant”, and select “Create Profile”
  3. Upload your resume as a .doc or .pdf file, and select “Save & Continue”
  4. Fill out all required fields, and select “Save & Continue”
  5. Click on "My Documents" on the right-hand side to confirm the upload was successful
  6. Click on "My Jobs" to see your application

If you have technical difficulties with the website, you can call 1-877-427-7717 Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. or email helpdesk.njoyn@cgi.com.

If you are unable to use the online application process, and you have already contacted the help desk for assistance, you may email your resume to careers@york.ca with the job ID number in the subject line.


The Recruitment Process

These are the steps involved in becoming an employee at York Region.

  1. Job Advertising: Job opportunities are posted on www.york.ca on a weekly basis. Applications are collected online until 4:30 p.m. (EST) on the closing date
  2. Application Screening: Applications received by the closing date will be screened against the qualifications and experience outlined in the job posting. Be sure to customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications outlined in the job posting. Applicants whose resume and cover letter best demonstrates how they meet the minimum requirements and qualifications for a position may be invited to continue in the hiring process
  3. Evaluation and Assessment: Selected applicants will be notified that accommodations related to the required interview components are available upon request. Depending on the position and its specific job requirements, interview components may include presentations, a role play and/or test (written or practical) in addition to an interview. This process allows individuals an opportunity to demonstrate that they have the skills, qualifications and experience needed to meet the requirements for the job. Please advise HR Services of any accommodation you may require at the time of interview scheduling
  4. Selection of Successful Candidate: Successful candidates are selected for a position based on the results from the evaluation process outlined in Step 3
  5. Offer to the Successful Candidate: An offer will be made to the successful candidate. At this point the successful candidate will also be made aware of York Region’s accommodation policies and processes. As an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free hiring practices, The Region will review the needs of new hires and provide accommodation if necessary based on the Ontario Human Rights Code




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