About the City of Markham
With its innovative sustainability and urban planning initiatives, fiscal accountability and focus on quality of life, Markham is a leader among Canadian municipalities. It is a dynamic, change-oriented and culturally diverse municipality with an unwavering desire for excellence. Markham takes pride in providing superior service delivery and best value for tax dollar.
Located immediately north of Toronto, Markham is the largest of nine municipalities in York Region, with more than 300,000 residents and is recognized as a high growth community. Markham is comprised of four thriving communities- Markham, Unionville, Milliken and Thornhill.
Our Ideal Candidates
We are looking for people whose skills reflect our values, including customer service, innovation, fiscal accountability, inclusiveness, results orientation, teamwork, problem solving, communication and quality focus. For leaders, we seek additional skills of strategic thinking, team leadership, political acuity, change leadership, impact and influence, and relationship building.
Commitment to Diversity
Diversity is one of Markham's seven strategic priorities and we strive to develop and maintain an environment where everyone feels welcome to participate and where respect and acceptance is practiced in words and actions by all.
Working at the City of Markham
The City of Markham employs approximately 1,000 regular full time staff across over 20 business units, and depending on the season, is supported by 1,300 to 1,800 part time, seasonal and temporary staff. Markham has three unions (and Markham Public Libraries has two unions). We hire staff to support the various services delivered to the public. Positions range from development planning, parks and roads maintenance, engineering, administrative and building inspections, to firefighters, technologists, financial analysts, by-law enforcement and recreation and culture programming staff.
Join us and make a difference!
Personal information submitted with your application for employment is collected under the authority of Section 270(1) of the Municipal Act. All names, addresses and other personal information included in your submission will be used to assist City staff in the recruitment process. Inquiries regarding the collection of personal information should be directed to the Human Resources Department, City of Markham, 101 Town Centre Boulevard, Markham, Ontario at 905-477-7000, ext 3860 (Via Contact Centre) or firstname.lastname@example.org (Via Contact Centre).