Career Conversations: Strategies for Getting Hired in the Ontario Public Service

January 11, 2018 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
014 McLaughlin College

Connect with representatives from the Ontario Public Service to learn about opportunities within the Ontario Public Service. Meet professionals who do the hiring, gain insight into the field and get strategies and tips on:

  • What kinds of positions and roles there are within the Ontario Public Service;
  • What kinds of skills/knowledge they’re looking for;
  • What the recruitment process is like;
  • How to make connections within the field;
  • What is involved in the application process, e.g. specific hiring dates, materials required;
  • What to expect during the interview; and
  • How to succeed on the job.

Registration is required. You may register for this event on the Career Centre’s online system (you must sign up for an account before you will be able to register for any events on the system).

Participating Panelists

Scott Allardyce
Policy Advisor, Ontario Government

The Employment Division of the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario oversees the coordinated implementation of the employment strategy, with the goal of improving employment outcomes for people with disabilities so that more people will be able to contribute their talents to the province’s social and economic growth. To reinforce the government’s position as a model employer for people with disabilities, the division works with partner ministries to implement OPS accessibility, including the Multi Year Accessibility Plan (2017-2021) .

Lisa Morgan
Project Lead, Retirement Homes Initiatives,
Ontario Seniors' Secretariat

The Ministry of Seniors Affairs supports, develops and delivers public services to improve the quality of life for seniors and helps them lead safe, engaged, active and healthy lives.

Patrick O'Gorman
Senior Manager, Communications,
Ministry of Northern Development and Mines

The Ministry of Northern Development and Mines advocates on behalf of Ontario’s northern region, as well as on behalf of the province’s minerals industry. We deliver government programs and services in Northern Ontario and represent the interests of our partners and stakeholders at Queen’s Park.