Why should you work for the County of Wellington?

Top Notch Compensation, Pension and Benefits  

  • Fair and competitive compensation rates and vacation time.
  • Participation in a top provincial Pension Plan (OMERS).
  • Health, Travel and Dental Benefits for Full Time and Permanent Part Time employees.
  • Life Insurance, Long Term Disability and AD&D Benefits for Full Time permanent employees.
  • Paid sick time and Maternity/Parental top-up provision for eligible Full Time employees.

Commitment to Health and Well Being

  • Two employee-run fitness facilities with state-of-the-art fitness equipment and group fitness classes, including boot camp-style, spin, yoga and pilates.
  • Employee and Family Assistance Programme offering confidential counseling services for eligible employees and their immediate families.
  • An employee hockey team and many employee fitness-minded events, such as supporting teams in local charity runs and events - GO DUKES GO!
  • Social Committees that bring employees together for barbeques, chili cook-offs and other fun events.

Career Development and Training Opportunities

  • On-going training and development is provided for all staff, in the areas of Accessibility, Health and Safety, Respectful Workplace, Diversity and Inclusion, and much more.
  • Annual tuition reimbursement grant money is available to eligible employees.

Community Minded / Green Employer

  • Annual tree planting events for employees, in participation with the Green Legacy Tree Nursery Programme.
  • Avid participant in United Way Programmes. Wellington County employees push the bar annually on their donations to the United Way assisting those in Guelph-Wellington-Dufferin.
  • Visit our YouTube Channel to see other ways we're involved in the community.

 Diverse Opportunities to Work in our Community

  • Child Care Centres, 14 Libraries and a Long Term Care Home with 176 beds provide a wealth of opportunities to work with children, families and the elderly.
  • Ontario Works, Child Care and Housing provide opportunities under the Social Services umbrella to assist people in our community.
  • Our Roads and Solid Waste Services departments offer opportunities to work outdoors and indoors in areas throughout the County.
  • Opportunities to provide services to County employees and the public include Finance, Purchasing, Information Technology and Human Resources.