Welcome to the East Gwillimbury Careers Page

We're happy you're considering a job with the Town of East Gwillimbury, or as we like to say, “EG”.
EG is a growing community with employment opportunities in many departments. Your skills in customer service, recreation, roads, maintenance, communications, finance, human resources, engineering and so many other fields are welcome here.

East Gwillimbury is committed to service excellence. Our Strategic Plan provides an overview of our priorities and where we want to go as a municipality, and through our first Employee Experience Strategy, we consider all Strategic Priorities with a special emphasis on ways we can support a culture of municipal excellence, now and in the future. Together with an engaged staff team, we are committed to creating a positive environment, where we celebrate diversity, our accomplishments and where employees have the resources needed to thrive.

Why EG?

EG is a growing community with a long history.

As Canada’s fastest growing municipality (based on 2021 Census data), the Town of East Gwillimbury (EG) is located just 30 minutes north of Toronto along Highway 404 and the future 400-404 corridor link in northern York Region. In addition to its close proximity to Highway 404, the Town is served by York Regional Transit and GO Transit. Encompassing an area of 238 square kilometres, the Town consists of several growing urban areas and villages including Holland Landing, Queensville, Mount Albert, River Drive Park, and Sharon.

By joining Team EG, you will help shape our growing community. Employees enjoy competitive wages, a progressive extended health plan, an employee assistance program, and learning and career growth opportunities. Here are some other benefits of joining Team EG: 

  • Compensation and Benefits - We offer competitive wages and  a comprehensive benefit package (for eligible employees) including dental and extended health coverage, and other perks through our Employee Assistance Program.
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility – We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion in our workplace. Our Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Framework reflects how we strive to create a welcoming, inclusive workplace, where employees feel supported.
  • Flexibility – We support and nurture work-life balance.
  • Health, Safety and Wellness – We are committed to maintaining a safe and healthy work environment for employees and provide support and resources through our Employee Assistance Program.
  • Learning and Development - We support and encourage continuous learning and provide employees with opportunities for growth and development.
  • Social Events - Annual employee events, such as BBQs, sporting events and others, to bring employees together.

The Town of East Gwillimbury is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process and as we grow, it is important our workforce reflects the citizens we serve. We respect, encourage, and celebrate our diversity.

What happens after I apply?

Here is what you can expect when you see a job posting that interests you:

  1. If you are interested in one of the Town's employment opportunities and meet the qualifications, submit your application, cover letter and resume, online prior to the closing date.
  2. Applications received by the closing date will be screened against the qualifications outlined in the job posting and applicants will be invited to attend an interview. Interviews are held with an interview panel (which is typically 2 to 4 people) and will have behavioural and technical questions. It is possible that additional interviews will be scheduled or separate testing – depending on the position.
    If contacted for an interview, please advise if you require accommodation. Accommodations are available for all steps of the recruitment process. Applicants are asked to make their needs known to human resources prior to the step on the process where assistance is required.
  3. After the interview panel identifies the preferred candidate, the individual will be notified, and their references will be contacted.
  4. References will be contacted and a background check (A criminal record check or vulnerable sector screening) will be requested, as required.
  5. People and Belonging will contact the successful candidate and provide a verbal offer and determine a start date.
  6. An offer of employment will be issued. On the first day, the candidate will complete the onboarding forms and other relevant documents.


Please email People and Belonging

Alternative formats available upon request.

Interviews are typically conducted in-person, but a virtual option may be available.