Hiring qualified, high calibre talent is key to the Town of Innisfil's commitment of excellence in community-focused service delivery. Our recruitment process focuses on the principles of compliance, accountability, transparency and future-focus.

Hiring steps

Our recruitment process includes the following steps.

Step one: application process

Review our employment opportunities to find job postings and apply for jobs. Our job postings show a summary of the position, the full job description and the required qualifications or credentials. Apply to the job directly from the posting.

Step two: interview and testing

We will contact selected candidates and invite them for an interview. Based on the nature of the position, this may include testing components, such as:

  • Written assignments
  • Skills testing
  • Technical knowledge assessment
  • Equipment or vehicle operation

In some instances, we may hold a second interview.

Step three: employment screening

Based on the nature of the position, screening may include:

  • Education and certification verification
  • Police record check (including vulnerable sector)
  • Employment and character references
  • Skills testing
  • Drivers abstract
  • Physical fitness tests
  • Medicals

Step four: offer of employment

After background screening, the successful candidate will receive an offer of employment outlining the agreement between the Town and the candidate.

Step five: employee onboarding

Employees will participate in a comprehensive onboarding program to familiarize them with the organization, their team and role.

Our values

In all that we do, we value:

  • Performance
  • Integrity
  • Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • People-first

Diversity and inclusion

The Town of Innisfil is committed to diversity and inclusion in our workplaces. We recognize the value of attracting and retaining people who represent the diversity in our community and beyond, as we work together to best serve our residents. We inspire one another in an inclusive environment where everyone is valued, respected and uplifted.

Accommodation requests

Accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided, on request, to support candidate participation in all aspects of the recruitment process. To request an accommodation, please contact People & Talent at 705-436-3710.

Frequently asked questions

If you're interested in the employment opportunities at the Town of Innisfil, we recommend that you review the following FAQs.

Where do you post job opportunities?

View our current employment opportunities on this website. We will also post job opportunities on applicable association websites and on our social media platforms:

The posting location depends on the nature of the position.

I'm interested in becoming a volunteer firefighter. How do I apply?

We will post volunteer firefighter opportunities online and will include an overview of the volunteer firefighter recruitment process. Please note that we do not accept applications unless an active recruitment is ongoing.

Are you hiring for any student positions?

We have student positions available during the summer and winter months in a variety of areas including:

  • Parks and Facilities
  • Roads
  • Leisure Services
  • Camps

Check out our current student positions. We will post all job opportunities on social media platforms like FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn.

Does the Town hire co-op positions?

The Town participates in the Co-operative Education program with various educational institutions, and we have a variety of co-op placements available to students. These opportunities are available through schools that offer co-operative placements.

If you are interested in learning more, please call 705-436-3710 and ask to speak to the People and Talent Department.

I'm having difficulty submitting my application online. Who can I speak to about this?

Please try using a different browser such as Google Chrome or Internet Explorer. If you are still experiencing technical issues, please call the People and Talent department at 705-436-3710.

Is my application information secure?

Personal information that we collect as part of the application process is secured via our applicant tracking system. It is only reviewed by our People and Talent Team and the Hiring Panel. We use personal information to determine eligibility for potential employment in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection Privacy Act.

Did you receive my application?

You will receive an email from the online application system confirming that we received your application. If you do not receive this email, please call the People and Talent department at 705-436-3710.

Can I make a change to my application?

You can make a change to your application by logging back into the applicant tracking system with your email address and password. Once logged in, you will be able to update your information in the “Resume Profile”, “Cover Letters” and “Attachments” sections. If you are uploading an updated resume, please indicate this in the title or include a date so we know which version is the most recent.

I applied for a job. When will I hear back?

We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please view our employment opportunities to find the recruitment status of each posting.

Can I send in my resume to be considered for future employment opportunities?

We do not accept unsolicited applications. Please keep an eye on our employment opportunities and apply by using our online application tool.