The Regional Municipality Of York


Application Process

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The health and well-being of York Region employees, residents and job applicants is our top priority. In response to COVID-19, we have postponed recruitment for non-essential services until further notice. Recruitment efforts will continue for essential positions only at this time, including those supporting York Region’s COVID-19 response.

Thank you for your understanding.

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

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 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 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

Permanent Part- and Full-Time Forms and Instructions

Please take some time to review and fill out the appropriate forms and be sure to return the paper documents with original signatures before your start date. Scanned or faxed copies will not be accepted.

Personal Information Record 

  • Personal Information Record Form

Instructions: Complete all areas, and be sure to use your permanent address

Personal Tax Credit Returns – (1) Federal TD1 (2) Provincial TD1ON

  • Federal TD1 Personal Tax Credits Return Form
  • Provincial TD1 Personal Tax Credits Return Form

Instructions: Complete all highlighted areas. The Total Claim Amount (line 12 TD1ON and line 13 TD1) should include the dollar amount on line 1.

Sun Life Enrolment Form

  • Sun Life Enrolment Form

Instructions: Complete all applicable areas on this form. In section #6, assign a beneficiary for your Life Insurance Policy or it will be assigned to your Estate.

Qualification of Partner

  • Sun Life Qualification of Partner Form

Instructions: To be completed for a common-law spouse only.

Consent to the Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

  • Consent  to the Use and Disclosure of Personal Information Form

Instructions: Please read and sign this consent form regarding privacy of your personal information.

Ontario Nurses Association (ONA) Social Insurance Number (SIN) Consent

  • ONA Social Insurance Number Consent Form

Instructions: To be completed by ONA employees ONLY

You must also include photocopies of the following documents:

  1. Social Insurance Number card
  2. Proof of birth (birth certificate, passport or Canadian citizenship card)
  3. Banking information (void cheque or direct deposit form from your banking institution)
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