Collage of City staff in uniformThank you for considering a career with the City of Cornwall. When any position with the City becomes available, whether it be full-time, part-time, or temporary, it will be advertised on this website.

Current Opportunities

 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.

Mission: The City of Cornwall provides relevant and inclusive municipal services and programs in partnership with our community.

Vision: Proud of our heritage and focused on our future, Cornwall strives to be the progressive, sustainable city of choice along the St. Lawrence River in Eastern Ontario.

Values: Accessibility, bilingualism, collaboration, inclusiveness, innovation, integrity, leadership, transparency and respect


 Other Local Employment Opportunities

There are a wide variety of employment opportunities in Cornwall at any given time. The 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 Corporate Services: Staff manage employee recruitment and engagement, payroll, benefits, pension, labour relations and performance management.
  • Department of Financial Services: Staff provide financial reporting systems, policies, and procedures, 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.
  • Social & Housing Services: Staff administer the Ontario Works and Ontario Renovates program, as well as Child Care Services and the Social Housing division.
  • 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

Geoff Clarke, General Manager of Corporate Services


Bruce Donig, Manager, Employee Relations


Dawn Harvey, Employee Relations Coordinator


Erin Harpur, Employee Relations Coordinator


Tarek Aljairoudy, Compensation & Wellness Coordinator




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