Full Time and Seasonal Jobs

View Toronto and Region Conservation Authority’s (TRCA) job board for all current positions, including permanent, contract, and seasonal.

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Summer Job Opportunities

TRCA summer job opportunities include working as a lifeguard at our Heart Lake and Albion Hills locations
TRCA summer job opportunities include working as a camp counsellor at one of our outdoor education centres
TRCA summer job opportunities include facilities maintenance positions

TRCA is now hiring Lifeguards, Camp Counsellors, Parks Maintenance staff, and Visitor Service team members for our 2024 summer season! Enjoy a summer job with competitive wages and benefits that include FREE access to all TRCA parks and discounts on activities across the GTA.

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Career Training for
Environmental Professional Newcomers

TRCA Professional Access Into Employment program participants take part in a site tour

TRCA’s Professional Access into Employment (PAIE) program assists internationally educated engineers, geoscientists, planners, and environmental scientists with launching their careers in Ontario.

The PAIE team organizes technical and mentoring sessions led by industry experts to help our clients with everything from networking to understanding typical career paths.

If you’d like to support our clients in this capacity, or if you’re looking for a pool of highly trained talent for your organization, don’t forget to reach out to us at

The PAIE program has reached its capacity for 2024. Sign up now for our newsletter – we’ll let suscribers know when PAIE will be accepting appplications for 2025!


Pursue your career while contributing to a healthier environment in Toronto and the GTA.

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) offers different types of jobs and employment opportunities throughout the year, whether you are just starting out in your career or have many years of experience.

TRCA is a place where you can find people united by a passion for what they do and the communities they serve.

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About TRCA

With more than 60 years of experience, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) is one of 36 Conservation Authorities in Ontario, created to safeguard and enhance the health and well-being of watershed communities through the protection and restoration of the natural environment and the ecological services the environment provides.

TRCA works to protect the integrity and health of the rivers and creeks in the jurisdiction, develop a system of green and natural spaces that sustains local ecosystems, and advance sustainable practices that improve people’s lives within our growing region.


At TRCA we are committed to preserving and protecting nature, while maintaining a balance between the natural environment and built environment. We offer opportunities to contribute to meaningful work that makes a positive impact in the Greater Toronto Region.

Our employees embody the core values of integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect, and excellence.  We care about the communities we serve and thrive on achieving collaborative success with our partners.

We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.  As an employee, you will be part of an organization that values public service, fosters teamwork, provides learning opportunities, and offers competitive total rewards program, including competitive compensation, extensive benefits package and pension plan. Learn more about the important work we do.

Core Values

Working with government and the communities we serve to achieve collective impact and advance shared goals.

Core Behaviours

We are honest, ethical, and professional.

We achieve shared goals through a solution-oriented approach.

We are responsible for our actions, behaviours and results.

We recognize and value that our differences make us stronger and we commit to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace that celebrates individual contributions to provide dignity for all.

We maintain a high standard of performance and customer service, consistently striving to improve and produce quality work.


What TRCA has to offer you

As part of a progressive team you will have the opportunity to make a positive impact to preserving and protecting nature, while maintaining a balance between the natural environment and built environment. Working with experts within our field, you will join a team of colleagues that are committed to TRCA’s core values of integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect, and excellence (icare).

You will be part of a diverse and inclusive organization that:

  • Makes a positive difference in the communities we serve
  • Fosters high performance and collaborative teams
  • Provides continuous learning and development opportunities
  • Provides flexible work arrangements
  • Offers potential for career growth and advancement.

TRCA offers a competitive total rewards package which includes benefits in addition to base salary for many of our employees:

  • Extended Health care, Dental care, Vision care, Life Insurance benefits
  • Pregnancy & Parental Leave Top-Up Program for permanent full-time employees
  • Pension plan (Defined Benefit Pension Plan – OMERS/OTPP)
  • Vacation Entitlement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Discounted gym membership and perks through Perkopolis
  • Health and Wellness program
  • Access to a Conservation Ontario Pass

* Our benefits are provided to full-time permanent employees and temporary employees who meet eligibility requirements based on our group benefits plan criteria and pension plan criteria.

Working at TRCA is a rewarding experience where you make a positive impact on conservation efforts in the Toronto region.

New TRCA Head Office

Coming in 2024

Architectural rendering of new TRCA head office
TRCA’s new head office is an exciting project that will set a benchmark for sustainable design in commercial building.


Volunteer Opportunities

Throughout the year, TRCA offers a variety of volunteer opportunities, including volunteer positions, events, and programs.

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