With a growing economy, expanding population and fantastic quality of life, there has never been a better time to start the next phase of your career with the City of Cornwall!

The City of Cornwall has positions in a variety of sectors including Health Care, Emergency Services, Finance, Human Services programs, Environmental, Engineering, Transportation, Infrastructure, Recreation and more.

The City of Cornwall is an equal-opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. At the City, we respect, encourage and celebrate our diversity. The City of Cornwall is committed to providing accommodation throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.


Current Opportunities

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Part Time/Temporary Positions

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 Benefits of working for the City of Cornwall

The City of Cornwall is a progressive community of 47,000 situated on the banks of the St. Lawrence River in Eastern Ontario. Cornwall boasts a modern economy led by forward thinkers and offers an extensive array of urban amenities, making it an excellent place to build a career and raise a family.

In Cornwall, you can have it all. Our growing community is beautiful, safe, and friendly. You’ll find everything you need to enjoy an exceptional quality of life. Ours is a full-service city with a small town feel, where everything is just minutes away from your front door and new opportunities wait around every corner! All that, plus it’s an affordable place to live in Ontario, and a great place to raise a family

 Other Local Employment Opportunities

There are a wide variety of employment opportunities in Cornwall at any given time. The ChooseCornwall.ca website maintains a job board that links to some of the most recent job postings from Cornwall employers. The site also provides information that would be interest to job seekers and new residents.

Please click here to visit Choose Cornwall's website.

 City of Cornwall's departments

The City of Cornwall is organized into departments:

  • Department of Human Resources: Staff manage employee recruitment and engagement, benefits, pension, labour relations and performance management.
  • Department of Financial Services: Staff provide financial reporting systems, policies, and procedures, payroll, services and support to other City departments and external entities in order to ensure the City's operations are effectively managed. Staff provide advice on financial matters to the Mayor, Council, and city managers.
  • Department of Planning, Development & Recreation: Staff are charged with overseeing the City's parks, recreation facilities and programs, as well as ensuring development occurs in a positive fashion.
  • Department of Infrastructure & Municipal Works: Staff maintain and update the City of Cornwall's diversified infrastructure, including roadways and sewer and water lines.
  • Cornwall Fire Services: The City of Cornwall is protected by a force of 56 firefighters, three fire preventions officers, a training officer, and a fire department mechanic, supported by day staff. Staff are trained to efficiently handle rescues at accident scenes, explosions, floods, hazardous material incidents, and water and ice water rescues.
  • Cornwall SDG Paramedics Services: Staff provide 24-hour, 365-day emergency coverage to over 111,000 residents and visitors in Cornwall and the Counties.
  • Human Services Department: Staff administer programs for Ontario Works, Children's Services as well as Housing Programs and Housing Services.
  • Glen Stor Dun Lodge: Staff provide dietary, housekeeping, laundry, medical, recreation, religious and spiritual services to more than 100 residents.
  • Clerk's Division: Staff are the glue that bind the City together, performing administrative functions such as preparing Council agendas, minutes, bylaws, resolutions, and legal functions, as well as performing civil marriage ceremonies.
  • Economic Development: Staff assist new and existing manufacturing and commercial businesses locate or expand in the City. Staff provide detailed and current information to companies wanting to make informed decisions on site selection.


Human Resources Staff - 613-930-2787
Human Resources Extension

Bruce Donig, Manager, Employee Relations


Dawn Harvey, Human Resources Generalist


Josie Wilson, Human Resources Generalist - Recruitment


Tarek Aljairoudy, Compensation & Wellness Coordinator




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