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Internationally Trained Professionals

York Region tries to recruit foreign trained professionals to improve our productivity and the effectiveness of our service delivery. We were selected as one of the Best Employers for New Canadians for 2011, 2012 and 2013. Through our partnerships with Career Bridge, the Professional Access and Integration Enhancement Program (PAIE), Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC), COSTI Immigrant Services, World Education Services (WES) and participating School Boards, we have successfully hired foreign trained new Canadians in hard-to-fill occupations like engineering, planning and nursing.


Are you an Internationally Trained Professional?

If you are an internationally trained job seeker that would like to work for York Region, view our current opportunities and follow our application instructions to apply for available positions.

To help you convert your international credentials, for a fee, visit the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials website.


Awards

York Region is also the proud recipient of the 2012 Toronto Star Award for Excellence in Workplace Integration from the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council’s(TRIEC) 7th annual Immigrant Success Award. The award recognizes employers for their leadership in recruiting and retaining skilled immigrants.

York Region also received:

  • The Diversity Champion Award for the 2010 – 2012 PAIE Program for Internationally Trained Engineers and Geoscientists
  • The Champion in Diversity Award in appreciation of outstanding dedication and contribution to Toronto and Region Conservation’s 2008 – 2010 PAIE Program for Internationally Trained Environmental Engineers

These awards were given to us for actively promoting the economic value of hiring foreign trained professionals to the business community.


YorkWelcome.ca

Newcomers are important to the economic and cultural future of York Region. Our community offers many supports for newcomers. York Region provides information and resources to help you make the move to York Region, including finding a job and starting a business. Visit yorkwelcome.ca for more information.

The Gateway 2017

On October 30, 2017, York Region’s Local Immigration Partnership brought together more than 500 newcomers, professional associations and government representatives at The Gateway 2017, York Region’s conference for internationally educated professionals. The day-long conference featured interactive workshops, inspirational and informative keynote presentations and networking opportunities. Keynote speakers included Mohamad Fakih, CEO of Paramount Fine Foods and Daniele Zanotti, CEO of United Way Toronto & York Region, who discussed their own experiences to engage, connect and inspire educated newcomers, entrepreneurs, employers and service providers. Visit yorkwelcome.ca/thegateway for more information.

 



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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