Employment Opportunities

We're looking for motivated, talented individuals who share our high standards for customer service and a common desire to create and sustain a vibrant, healthy, safe and caring community for the citizens of St. Catharines.

How to apply for positions at the City of St. Catharines

Visit our Online Career Application System to view and apply for job openings with the City of St. Catharines.

Check out our Candidate's Guide for help with applying for jobs.

Please note:

  • Applications are only accepted through our online career application system.
  • You must have a valid email address and create an account with our online career application system to apply.
  • Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

School Crossing Guard Applications

The City of St Catharines is looking for friendly, flexible and reliable individuals with an eye for safety to fill our school crossing guard positions. You will be responsible for following established safety rules to facilitate the safe passage of children across designated streets and intersections within specified school zones.

To apply, download our application here and return it to City Hall (50 Church St) or our Human Resources Office (360 Niagara Street). Hard copies are available at both locations. For more information, contact Darlene Faulkner Crossing Guard Supervisor, at 905-688-5600 x1712 or dfaulkner@stcatharines.ca.

Learn how to become a lifeguard or instructor

Apply above on our career application system or visit our Steps to Become a Lifeguard page to get an in-depth look at our aquatics crew, learn how to join the team and get to know your future co-workers.

 Learn. Grow. Get Hired.

Why you should work for us

The City of St. Catharines is proud of the services it delivers to the citizens of St. Catharines. We recognize that it is only through the continued commitment of each employee that we achieve excellence in the quality of services and programs being provided. Our most valuable and important assets are our employees.

About the city

The City of St. Catharines is a vibrant city with small town qualities offering excellent opportunities to both residents and tourists. With a population of 133,000, the City is strategically located in the heart of the Niagara Peninsula and offers excellent access to the major markets of both Canada and the United States.

St. Catharines, known as "The Garden City", enjoys a unique microclimate because of the moderating influence of Lake Erie, Lake Ontario and the sheltering effect of the Niagara Escarpment. St. Catharines is a city that unites its vibrant future with its rich past boasting over 1,000 acres of parks and trails, including the scenic Welland Canal, encouraging residents to develop a healthy and active lifestyle. The City's quality of life is enhanced by year round events, cultural attractions and a wealth of sporting opportunities for people of all ages and interests.

Note to applicants

  • We thank all applicants for their interest, but please be advised that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • When your application has been successfully submitted for a position you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive an email, your application has not been received by our system. Please contact Human Resources at 905-688-5601, ext. 1484 for assistance.
  • The City of St. Catharines is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Human Resources Division to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.
  • Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act and will be used to determine suitability.
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