Hiring Policies & Statements
The following policies and statements are applicable to the hiring and recruitment process at the City of Toronto.
The City of Toronto is committed to fostering a positive and progressive workforce reflecting the residents we serve and promoting diversity at all levels in a dynamic and inclusive environment. We provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the City of Toronto’s Accommodation Policy. You can request accommodation related to the protected grounds at any stage of the City’s hiring process, i.e., application, assessment and placement.
If you are invited to participate in the assessment process and require accommodation for the assessment, we ask that you provide your accommodation request as soon as reasonably practicable. Please be advised that you may be requested to provide verifiable supporting information, such as medical or other documentation depending upon the type of Code-protected accommodation, to Human Resources to ensure that appropriate accommodation is provided to you throughout the hiring process. The City treats all accommodation requests confidentially. Please see the City’s Accommodation Policy and Accommodation Procedures, which includes an Accommodation Request Form, for more information.
The City of Toronto is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.
The City of Toronto strives to build an inclusive society and providing an accessible environment in which all individuals have access to the City’s services and programs in a way that respects the dignity and independence of people with disabilities.
Read our Aboriginal Employment Strategy for more information on how the City of Toronto is committed to implementing employment practices that ensure that employment opportunities are accessible to Aboriginal people.
Personal information is collected under the authority of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, s.s. 6, 8(2) & 136(c), and Article IV, of Chapter 169, of the City of Toronto Municipal Code. The information is used to facilitate the hiring and recruitment process. Questions about this collection can be directed to: Staffing Consultant, 5th Floor, Metro Hall, 55 John St., Toronto, ON M5V 3C6