Benefits of Working at the City

The City provides a total rewards program, including competitive salaries and wage rates, a comprehensive benefits package, and an excellent, stable retirement income.  Part of the City’s total rewards program includes family-focused group benefits packages for eligible employees that includes:  

  • Prescription drugs
  • Dental care
  • Vision care
  • Paramedical benefits
  • Group life insurance
  • Accidental death and dismemberment
  • Wage loss replacement
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid sick time   
  • Pregnancy/parental leave top-up
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Recognition programs which show appreciation and celebrate the achievements of our employees
  • Pension benefits under the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS). The OMERS plan provides members with a lifetime pension protected against inflation, including survivor and disability benefits. It offers early retirement options and can be transferred to other public sector plans. Employee contributions to the OMERS pension plan are matched 100% by the City. Visit for more information.