Working With Us

Join the County of Wellington team

  • Fair and competitive compensation rates and vacation time.
  • Participation in a defined benefit pension plan (OMERS).
  • Health, travel and dental benefits for full time and part time regular employees.
  • Life insurance, long term disability and accidental death and dismemberment benefits for full time regular employees.
  • Paid medical/sick time for all employees; parental/maternity leave supplemental benefit/top-up provision for eligible full time regular and part time regular employees.
  • Annual Employee Long Service Recognition and Retiree Celebration Event.

Commitment to Health and Wellbeing

  • Two employee-run fitness facilities with state-of-the-art fitness equipment and group fitness classes, including training-style, spin, yoga and pilates.
  • Employee and Family Assistance Programme offering confidential counseling services for eligible employees and their eligible dependents. 
  • Employee led sub-committees on Employee Recognition, Diversity and Inclusion and Health Promotion. 
  • Alternate Work Arrangements Policy for eligible full time regular employees, including Flexible Working Hours and Compressed Work Week provisions.
  • An employee hockey team “Dukes” and many employee fitness-minded events, such as supporting teams in local charity runs and events - GO DUKES GO!
  • Annual County Christmas Party and events that bring employees together for barbeques, tree planting, chili cook-offs and other fun gatherings.

Career Development and Training Opportunities

  • Ongoing training and development is provided for all employees, in the areas of accessibility, health and safety, respectful workplace, diversity and inclusion, and much more.
  • Annual tuition reimbursement grant is available to eligible employees.

Community Minded and 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

  • Four 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, Children’s Early Years and Housing Services provide opportunities under the Social Services umbrella to assist people in our community.
  • Museum, Archives, and Economic Development provide opportunities to deliver resources, programmes, exhibits, and services for the communities of Wellington County.
  • Roads and Solid Waste Services offer opportunities under Engineering to work outdoors and indoors delivering resident services in areas throughout the County.
  • Planning and Development provide services in the areas of County planning and development, forests and trails, mapping, and emergency management.
  • Opportunities to provide service to the public and County departments include Clerk’s Office and Information Management, Finance, Purchasing, Information Technology, and Human Resources.

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We are an employer partner with the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion.