Are you actively looking for a new career? Are you interested in learning more about working at the City?  You should come check out the City of Ottawa’s 2019 Career Showcase on Thursday, October 3, from noon to 6 pm at Ottawa City Hall’s Jean Pigott Place (110 Laurier Avenue West). Registration opens at 11:30 am.

Explore careers at the City

The event will feature information booths where you can meet representatives from across the corporation to learn about career choices with the City. Some of the areas of opportunity featured will include:

  • Technology
  • Various trade positions
  • Recreation
  • Planning and Technical
  • Engineering
  • Client Support Services
  • Business Support Roles

Take part in helpful workshops

You can also register for several helpful employment workshops, such as:

  • How to create an online profile and apply for positions on ottawa.ca/careers
  • Learn about creating a resumé that gets noticed and how to sharpen your interview skills
  • Come ask questions to our Career and Networking FAQ panel. Guest speakers will include City hiring managers as well as speakers representing community partnerships

Workshop spaces are limited, so be sure to reserve your early spot early, either at ottawa.ca/careers (link is external) or by calling 3-1-1. If you require disability related accommodations, you should indicate those when you register, or call 3-1-1 by Thursday, September 24 at 1 pm.

Bring hard copy and electronic resumés

Bring hard copy versions of your resumé and covering letter if you are interested in having it reviewed by an HR professional. Also, make sure to load a copy of your resumé and your covering letter onto a USB stick and bring it with you if you will be participating in the building your on-line profile workshop.

Parking and transit

Paid parking is available on site, but space is limited. City Hall is also conveniently located near transit services. Visit octranspo.com (link is external) to help plan the best route for you.

Future opportunities

Over the next five years, 30 per cent of the City of Ottawa’s workforce is either retiring or eligible to retire. You should check back with ottawa.ca/careers regularly for any new employment opportunities.

The City promotes a respectful, inclusive and collaborative work environment that brings together people from diverse backgrounds and talents to deliver services that enhance your community’s quality of life. It’s your city, your future.

For more information on City programs and services, visit ottawa.ca or call 3-1-1 (TTY: 613-580-2401). You can also connect with us through Facebook (link is external), Twitter (link is external) and Instagram (link is external).