Work With Us

Would you like to work with the Ombudsman? We take a proactive approach to recruiting. Please take a look at the positions we typically look to fill, and send us your résumé. You can apply for open positions. When an opportunity becomes available, you may hear from us!

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Do Meaningful Work

We oversee more than 500 ministries, boards, agencies and tribunals, as well as Ontario municipalities, universities, and school boards, helping thousands of people cut through government bureaucracy and red tape to resolve serious problems every year.

The issues we look at, from newborn screening to cancer drug funding to services for people with disabilities, are interesting and complex, affecting millions of people in Ontario. You'll play a role in making recommendations to improve how these programs are delivered.

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Find Your Stride

Be part of a team that values your energy, problem-solving skills, and out-of-the-box thinking. We look for people who are simultaneously empathetic and analytical, who think on their feet, and who are keen to innovate.

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Challenge Yourself

We take more than 20,000 complaints every year. Our team members are flexible and adaptable, efficient and innovative. Every day, they interact with colleagues, complainants, and public servants to resolve issues effectively.

If you're smart, resourceful, and interested in making a real difference in the lives of people in Ontario, you should work here.

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We pride ourselves on our highly charged, dynamic workplace. Be part of an organization that stays ahead of the curve with leading edge technology and an emphasis on creative thinking.

We offer excellent benefits, discounted gym memberships (with a gym in the building!) and opportunities for training, learning, and growth in a bright, open-concept space.

What People Say About Working Here

“Being able to help people and making them feel resourceful and independent is the best part of my job.”
“The best part about working here is being part of an organization that’s committed to ensuring improved fairness and accountability in government.”

Send Us Your Résumé

We're always accepting résumés. If you'd like to work with us, apply here. If you have questions about any of our job postings, please contact us at