Our team is growing – build your career here!

Find your professional purpose and make your impact at the City of Pickering.

Pickering is to become Durham Region’s largest and most prosperous city, joining the ranks of Ontario’s premier municipalities through planned and responsible growth, economic development, job creation, innovation, sustainability, and community building.  This is your time to join an expanding team, and use your passion and drive to make a difference. 

Current Employment Opportunities

Applications for Current Opportunities will be kept on file for a period of 6 months.

Pickering Public Library (PPL) Employment Opportunities


For more PPL job postings, check out the PPL's employment opportunities page: pickeringlibrary.ca/job-opportunities/

Seasonal Student and Recent Graduate Opportunities

All seasonal student and recent graduate opportunities are currently closed.


Future / Ongoing Opportunities

Applications for Future / Ongoing Opportunities will be kept on file for a period of 6 months.

Benefits and Perks

The City provides a competitive compensation package with a focus on workplace wellness. We recognize the value of retaining quality people, and are committed to supporting you grow.

Here are some of the things we think you’ll love:

  • Flexible hybrid remote work schedule for many positions
  • Annual employee recognition program (Vision Awards) to highlight outstanding contributions and service
  • Professional development through our Training, Development & Education Policy
  • Special staff events and committees that focus on employee health and wellness, such as the Mental Wellness Committee and Pay it Forward Committee
  • OMERS pension plan for qualifying staff. OMERS is one of the largest defined benefit pension plans in Canada.
  • Reimbursement of Professional Membership fees
  • Apprenticeships, internships, co-op placements

Pickering is on the cusp of transformation – be a part of the story.

Less than 30 minutes from downtown Toronto, Pickering is the gateway to the east GTA, and is strategically located where Toronto, York and Durham Regions meet. The City is slated for significant economic and residential growth; offering an unparalleled quality of life for those who live, work, and play here. Its dynamic City Centre, designated by the Province of Ontario as both an Urban Growth Centre and Mobility Hub, emerging community of Seaton, and development of a transportation-based, multi-modal employment hub in the vicinity of the federal lands is bringing a never before seen energy to the City.

Our People

Experience inspiring leadership, exceptional talent, and meaningful opportunities to use your capabilities to shape a growing, vibrant and connected community.

The City of Pickering is committed to creating an equitable, diverse and inclusive workplace and strives to foster a sense of belonging, empowerment and respect among all employees and community members. We recognize and value that diverse perspectives, skills, backgrounds, and lived experiences contribute to the growth and strength of our organization and community.

As such, we welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples and equity-deserving communities including women, persons with disabilities, racialized persons, persons who identify as 2SLGBTQI+, and other diverse communities.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

The City is committed to ensuring that equity, diversity and inclusion are integrated in all areas of municipal operations. As part of this effort, the City is undergoing a comprehensive assessment that will inform the development of a multi-year Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, scheduled for release in 2024. Currently, employees have regular opportunities to access resources and participate in community events, staff trainings, and other initiatives on topics such as reconciliation, land acknowledgements, gender inclusion, ableism, anti-Black racism, microaggressions and bias.

Award-Winning Municipality

Our curious, caring and driven staff are behind the many services are projects being recognized for driving innovative solutions forward and building community. Check out our list of awards.

Application Form and Process

To apply, view the online Employment Application form

Applications for unadvertised positions will be kept on file for a period of 6 months.

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