Job hunting? Whether you’re looking for that dream career or simply need something to pay the rent, there are plenty of job opportunities available in Canada. These include the gamut of career fields and levels. To help you narrow down your search, here are some of the job opportunities available right now in Canada.
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City of Toronto
It’s definitely not one of the cheapest cities to live in Canada but it’s definitely one of the most exciting ones. If you really want to stay, why not find a job working for the city? The City of Toronto lists nearly 40 jobs on their website. These include positions as diverse as the city itself, from court clerk monitor or public health nurse to automotive mechanic. These jobs are all based in Toronto, of course.
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Vancouver Coastal Health
Regional heath authority Vancouver Coastal Health currently lists more than jobs on their careers page. These include healthcare jobs ranging from care aide and licensed practical nurse to epidemiologist but there are also plenty of jobs in support services, such as booking and staffing clerks, cooks, painters and millwrights. These jobs are all based in and around Greater Vancouver, including some of the places with the lowest taxes in Canada, such as Whistler.
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Seine River School Division
With the back-to-school season upon us, many school divisions in Canada have jobs available. If you want to work in a more rural setting, Seine River School Division in Manitoba, for instance, lists dozens of jobs their employment page. These are mainly for teachers of different subjects and grades but there are also positions for a substitute custodians and a substitute bus driver. The jobs are all based in Southeastern Manitoba.
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Nature’s Fare Markets
If you’re looking for vegan-friendly jobs in retail, you can’t go wrong looking for work in a store that focuses on organic foods and supplements. Nature’s Fare Markets is such a grocery chain and currently lists more than 30 jobs on their website. These include grocery and vitamin clerks, cashiers and bistro employees in various stores in British Columbia. Some jobs are part-time.
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While air travel’s future is still pretty much, well, up in the air, you will still find airline jobs if you know where to look. First Nations-owned domestic airline Wasaya Airways, for instance, lists five jobs at the moment. These are for relief agents as well as one flight attendant job. The jobs are based in some of the more remote communities of Ontario.
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LCBO, or the Liquor Control Board of Ontario, has been selling alcoholic beverages in the province since 1927. This Crown corporation currently lists 139 jobs on their career page. These are mainly for customer service representatives, with casual, temporary and seasonal positions available in various locations in Ontario.
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Fashion brand Urban Planet has nearly two dozen jobs listed right now. These are mainly retail jobs like sales associates, cashiers, store managers and in-store visual merchandisers. There are jobs available in various locations in Quebec, Ontario, British Columbia, Prince Edward Island and Manitoba.
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With opportunities in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario, construction company Ledcor has over 150 jobs listed at the moment. Whether you want an onsite job such as labourer, engineer or truck driver or whether you’d prefer remote jobs like project manager or proposal coordinator, you may find your ideal position with Ledcor.
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Pivot 2020 is a nationwide research project looking at how, with young people leading the charge, Canada can come back from Covid-19. The project has positions available in 27 Canadian cities. Team members will gather data and do research. There are also more managerial positions available for team leaders and city coordinators.
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Industrial supplies company Fastenal currently has more than 30 Canadian jobs posted on their careers page. These are mainly for sales associates, sales support and customer service assistants and are based in various locations in Ontario, Quebec and Alberta. For the Quebec-based jobs, you’ll need to be able to speak French.
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McGill University is one of Canada’s top universities and currently lists 22 jobs on their website. These include teaching assistants, course instructors, course lecturers, fitness instructors, program managers, administrative assistants and business analysts. All jobs based in Montreal, which is one of the best Canadian cities to raise kids.
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Some of the highest-paying in-demand jobs for women are engineering and related jobs. Engineering and infrastructure firm AECOM currently lists more than one hundred jobs on their careers page. These positions are based in Ontario, Quebec, Alberta and British Columbia and include not only engineering jobs but also environmental scientists, labourers, technicians and trades, account managers and office managers.
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Frozen foods giant McCain Foods has more than 50 positions listed at the moment. Most of these are based in the company’s home province of New Brunswick but there are also jobs available in Toronto, Montreal, Coaldale, Alberta and Carberry, Manitoba. Jobs range from general labourers to digital human resources specialists, financial analysts, information security analysts, millwright mechanics and industrial electricians.
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Government of Saskatchewan
The government of Saskatchewan currently has dozens of jobs listed on their careers page. While most of these positions are based in Regina, you don’t necessarily have to choose a job in one of Canada’s most expensive places to live. There are positions elsewhere in the province too, including Saskatoon, Estevan and Prince Albert. Available jobs include administrative positions, Crown prosecutors, different types of analysts, vet interns, child protection workers and research scientists.
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For many people, rebuilding life after Covid means relocating and companies like U-Haul help them make the move. U-Haul currently has 98 jobs listed on Indeed. These are based in Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia and Nova Scotia and include transfer drivers, facility housekeepers and maintenance helpers, reservation agents, customer services representatives, mechanics and hitch specialists.
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Medical laboratory chain DynaLife currently has nearly two dozen jobs listed on their career page. Most of these are for medical laboratory assistants in Edmonton, Red Deer and Camrose in Alberta and Lloydminster in Saskatchewan. However, there are also some support positions, including customer care representative, available in Edmonton.
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As schools and offices across Canada are trying to work out how to reopen safely, the demand for school and office supplies will rise. Staples Canada has a huge need for staff there are hundreds of positions currently posted on their website. These positions are based in Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia and include customer services representatives and retail sales associates. If you’re looking for retail jobs that won’t make you pull your hair out, you can also go for positions like sales area representative, technology consultant or HR consultant.
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Chase Merchant Services
Chase Merchant Services currently advertises several jobs on their website. They're based at various locations across the country. In addition to several software engineering jobs, there are also positions for project managers, product managers, client services specialists and the like.
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York Region, or the Regional Municipality of York, is the perfect option if you want to live in the cheaper areas near Canada’s most expensive city and don’t want to commute into Toronto, but still be close to the action. The York Region currently lists over 30 jobs on their careers page, including research and policy analysts, purchasing analysts, food services workers, personal support workers and public health inspectors. Depending on the position, your job may be based in Newmarket, Vaughan, East Gwillimbury or Richmond Hill.
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J.D. Irving, the company behind Cavendish Farms and other large divisions, lists nearly 500 jobs on their website at the moment. These include positions as varied as general labourers, forklift drivers, technicians, maintenance staff, electricians, cashiers and sales representatives. There are plenty of opportunities for students and recent graduates too. The jobs are based in various locations in Atlantic Canada.