Careers / Jobs

Current Openings

The City of Guelph accepts applications/resumes for advertised positions only and does not keep resumes or applications on file. Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act and the information will be used for employment purposes only. Human Resources regrets that we are unable to correspond with and/or interview all applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

Some examples may include:

  • Alternate formats for communication material
  • Technical aids/assistive devices
  • Interview scheduling to accommodate a religious holiday

Contact us at 519-822-1260 extension 5601 or send us an email for more information or to request an accommodation.

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Position Date posted
Environmental Planner II- Development (temporary- approx. 12 months) December 17th, 2014
Planner III – Development (temporary-approx. 12 months) December 17th, 2014
Recreation Instructors (part-time) December 17th, 2014
Transit Surveyors (1 day) December 15th, 2014
Summer 2015- Legal and Realty Services Assistant December 14th, 2014
Summer 2015- Plant Maintenance Assistant December 14th, 2014
Summer 2015- Property Standards Assistant December 14th, 2014
Summer 2015- Records Assistant December 14th, 2014
Summer 2015- Heritage Research Assistant December 14th, 2014
Summer 2015- Solid Waste Programs Assistant December 14th, 2014
Summer 2015- General Labourer Termite Project (part-time) December 14th, 2014
Summer 2015- Guelph Water Wagon Promotional Lead December 14th, 2014
Summer 2015- Outdoor Water Use Program Assistant December 14th, 2014
Summer 2015- Healthy Landscape Program Assistant December 14th, 2014
Summer 2015- Ontario Building Code Part 9 Plans Examiner December 14th, 2014
Summer 2015- Assistant Building Inspector December 14th, 2014
Community Outreach Supervisor – Guelph Public Library December 10th, 2014
Human Resources Data Analyst (JD Edwards)- temporary approx. 12 months December 4th, 2014
Council and Committee Coordinator (temporary- 12 months) December 3rd, 2014
Cultural Program and Event Coordinator December 3rd, 2014
One2One Support Worker- 2015 Summer Camps December 1st, 2014
Aquatics- Summer 2015 December 1st, 2014
Summer camps 2015 December 1st, 2014
Temporary Roads Winter Control Operators November 7th, 2014
Aquatics-Winter-14/15 December 3rd, 2013

Our recruitment process and tips

Our Recruitment Process/Tips link provides candidates with a breakdown of how our job postings work, the application process, how screening is conducted and what to expect if you are short listed for a position.  We hope that you find this a useful resource in answering questions pertaining to our recruitment process from start to finish.

Recruitment process and tips


Specialized recruitment

Mass recruitments are held for Firefighters, Paramedics and Transit Drivers on an as need basis. The recruitments will be featured on our website to let you know when they have begun, and applicants that meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to a testing session. Please check out the pages below to obtain more information about these positions and the recruitment process.

Part time and seasonal

The City of Guelph offers many exciting opportunities for part time and seasonal staff. Check our current openings for positions currently advertised in these areas

Police and Library

Job profiles

Job profiles serve as examples of types of jobs at the City of Guelph featuring the duties and qualifications associated with them. This is not a complete list of positions that can be found with the City, but rather represent those which may be advertised frequently, are high in demand, or require a specific type of skill set.

Employee resources


The City of Guelph offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities for students, adults and seniors. Get involved in programs, special events or parks programs. Whether you would like to utilize your special skills, explore career choices, meet new people or become a valuable member of a volunteer team, we offer volunteer opportunities, short-term or long-term commitments in a variety of areas throughout the year.