Career Opportunities

A workplace where YOU matter!

Visit the Career site to see external job postings

Committed to fostering opportunities for current and future generations, the Region of Waterloo is an inclusive, thriving and sustainable region of connected rural and urban communities with global reach. Our mission is to serve, engage and inspire, by delivering quality services to a diverse population of 630,000+, while creating a healthy, collaborative environment of learning, respect and innovation.

This is a place where employees are valued and recognized for their talents and contributions to our success. Our employees take pride in making a difference in people's lives through the work that we do. We are looking for people like YOU to help make it happen.

Please note: If selected for an interview, the Region will send an invite to the email you provided. Please check your spam folder occasionally as some candidates have noticed our invitation can end up there (Gmail and Hotmail in particular).

Important notice to all job applicants to the Region of Waterloo!

On April 2, 2024 the Region of Waterloo updated their recruiting application platform. All job applications after April 2nd will require a new profile to be created in the new system. 

This new system comes with many benefits for applicants such as setting job alerts and notifications based on your preferences as well as the ability to save your profile in the system, making future applications easier and faster for you.

For all job applications submitted before April 2, no action is required. Your resume was received and will be processed through Human Resources. Access the new career sites below.

Regional employees are encourage to visit the People First Hub for internal job postings.

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Student Jobs and Placements

Are you a fit?

Students are an important part of the workforce at the Region of Waterloo. To be considered for employment, a student must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Registered as a full-time secondary or post-secondary student at an accredited academic institution
  • Returning to full-time studies in the next academic term
  • Participating in education and retraining programs at the post-secondary level.  Students in this category, although not full-time students, are eligible for student employment opportunities related to their studies
  • Students in their final year of academic study who still need to complete a work placement as a requirement for graduation

Note: students in their final year of academic study who do not intend to return to full-time studies are eligible for student employment until the time they graduate.

Any candidate for student positions requiring operation of vehicles must hold a minimum G2-class licence and must have at least three years of driving experience (G1+G2). 

For student coordinator jobs with Facilities and Fleet Management, see the Co-op Student Information Brochure for more information.

For student placements in Public Health and Paramedic Services, see our Student Placements at Public Health page.

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