The City of Brantford strives to pursue excellence by being recognized as an employer of choice in the municipal sector. The City’s Strategic Plan identifies “Excellence in Governance and Municipal Management” as one of our main goals and to that end the City takes great pride in engaging our citizens thorugh open and transparent communications while being recognized as a well-managed city that provides efficient and effective governement services.
As an employer we offer a stimulating work environment that embraces diversity in all forms. Our focus is on creating an innovative and enjoyable atmosphere that attracts and retains talent through fostering opportunities for career growth and development. The City of Brantford promotes employee health and wellness through providing employees with generous benefit packages and paid time off among other incentives.
Top reasons to work at the City of Brantford:
Competitive salary packages
We offer a competitive compensation package that includes consistent salary and wages, pension, paid time off, benefits and paid sick leave.
Extended health and dental benefit packages
Comprehensive benefit plans that provide health and dental coverage, life insurance, long term disability benefits, employee and family assistance programs, and retiree benefits.
OMERS Pension Plan
All full-time employees are enrolled in the defined benefit plan and part-time employees have the potential to enroll if they meet qualifying criteria.
Training and Financial Assistance for Educational Courses
Paid training and career development opportunities supported through the Leadership Continuum program and financial assistance to employees for educational opportunities to support their career goals.
Paid time off
All Full-time employees have access to paid time off for vacation and sick leave. Several of the City’s bargaining units also have pregnancy leave top-up.
The City recognizes the importance of work-life balance and works closely with employees to accommodate needs as required. Some employee groups offer the flexibility to modify their hours of when warranted.
The City is focused on attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that is reflective of the community we serve.
We encourage succession and career development plans to ensure employees have a progressive and diversified career.
Welcoming and inclusive work environment
We have a strong network of individuals who are all valued for what they bring and contribute to the workplace and to the City of Brantford.
Focus on Wellness
The City takes great pride in creating a corporate culture of safety and wellbeing. We place great emphasis on educating employees about how to enhance and maintain a healthy lifestyle at work and home.