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What are Internal and Open Competitions?

Only current City of Thunder Bay employees can apply for Internal competitions.  Members of the general public as well as current City of Thunder Bay employees can apply for Open competitions.

Do you have a Job Information Line or website?

Yes, the number for the Human Resources Information Hotline is (807) 625-3458.  This provides a list of all open competition jobs along with their closing dates.  As well, the City jobs are posted on Both are updated every second Friday with the exception of temporary/relief posted positions which may be added to the Hotline at any time.

When are new jobs posted?

The City of Thunder Bay has seven (7) day postings that come out every second Friday, and three (3) day postings that come out intermittently, at any time, as needed. 

Where and when do I apply?

Apply online today at The City of Thunder Bay does not accept general applications or resumes and does not keep them on file.  All applications must be submitted on the deadline date which is specified on each posted position.  Late applications will not be considered.

After my application is submitted, when am I notified?

When a posted position closes, applications are forwarded to the City division where the job opening exists.  The division will review the applications and schedule interviews and/or testing.  Only applicants who are to be interviewed will be notified.  This process can take up to six weeks after the closing date.  The successful applicant will be notified that he or she has been selected for the position.