The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is one of the largest employers in the province,
employing more than 60,000 people. We have a wide range of meaningful and rewarding
career opportunities in communities across Ontario. We welcome new ideas and new
people, encourage learning and development, and reward achievement. We offer challenging
work and competitive pay and benefits.
The Ontario government has broad responsibilities for the well-being of Ontario
and Ontarians. With government involved in so many different lines of business,
working in the OPS offers a tremendous range of exciting career opportunities. We
employ biologists and lawyers, policy analysts and advisors, social workers and
nurses, mechanics and systems analysts, bookkeepers and editors, conservation officers
and translators, auditors and economists, urban planners and forest firefighters…
Did you know?
- We have our own CSI team. The Biology Section of the Centre for Forensic Sciences
in the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services provides scientific
support to investigators who are working to take those who threaten public safety
off the streets.
- Protecting the environment and human health and safety, our team of Environmental
Officers at the Ministry of the Environment's Spills Action Centre is available
24-7 to receive, document and coordinate responses to reports of spills, adverse
drinking water quality incidents and other environmental emergencies for all of
- At the Archives of Ontario in the Ministry of Government Services, our team stores
and restores historical records of provincial life and makes fascinating information
on Ontario’s past available to the public.
- Promoting and marketing Ontario’s strengths to the world and showing Ontario as
a great choice for investment and trade is the task of a team at the Ministry of
Economic Development and Trade.
What connects the people doing these jobs and others in the OPS is a commitment
to public service. As part of the OPS team, you will help to make this province
the best place in the world to live, work and grow.