What makes us unique?
A career with Metrolinx provides an opportunity to work with a
diverse group of people, from various backgrounds and professions, in an
organization that is growing tremendously as it moves toward the goal of
championing and delivering mobility solutions for the Greater Toronto
and Hamilton Area (GTHA).
In partnership with the Provincial Government, regions and
municipalities, we’re building a seamless, integrated and sustainable
transportation network to serve the GTHA now, and into the future.
In addition to planning, building and delivering major regional
transportation projects throughout the GTHA, Metrolinx also oversees
three distinct operating divisions:
GO Transit, the regional public transit service for
the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, joined Metrolinx in 2009. GO
delivers over 57 million bus and rail trips annually.
PRESTO joined Metrolinx as an operating division in
2011. PRESTO is an electronic fare card that allows riders to transfer
seamlessly across multiple transit systems in the GTHA.
Union Pearon Express - When complete in 2015, will provide
a high-quality express rail shuttle service between Union Station and Toronto
What We Value
We recognize that each employee brings their own unique capabilities,
experiences and perspectives to the organization, and it is this
diversity that adds value to our corporate teams, and to the experiences
of the customers, clients and stakeholders we serve.
We are recognized as the leader in developing and delivering
environmentally responsible transportation infrastructure and commuter
options. We recognize the decisions we make today will have a major
impact on the world we live in tomorrow. Environmental and social
responsibility is at the forefront of all Metrolinx planning
Metrolinx achieved silver LEED (Leadership in Energy and
Environmental Design) status for various facilities across the region,
which use 40 per cent less energy than what’s required by National
Canadian Energy Standards.
Metrolinx is committed to delivering cleaner, greener transportation
solutions, building sustainable facilities, and promoting innovative and
environmentally responsible business practices across the organization.
We are supported by a strong ethical framework which promotes
transparency and accountability to all our stakeholders. We aim to
ensure that our values guide us and permeate our culture.
From our customers to our internal clients and business partners, we
are committed to understanding, and responding to, the needs of our
stakeholders in the most efficient and effective way.
Our Commitment to Our Employees
Work Environment and our People:
Led by an accomplished executive team, we enjoy a professional,
high-energy and fast-paced work environment that focuses on innovation,
teamwork and excellence in service delivery.
We celebrate successes and recognize our employees’ efforts by
fostering a culture of recognition where employees’ contributions are
acknowledged and encouraged.
Respect and Empowerment:
To achieve our mission, vision and values, we empower our employees
within a culture characterized by respect, teamwork and motivation.
Working in partnership with other organizations, government agencies,
and the surrounding municipalities, our employees are encouraged to
incorporate creativity and innovation in all they do to ensure that
Metrolinx provides the most effective transportation planning and
service solutions across the region.
Supporting Employee Wellness:
We provide proactive and preventative programs that support the
wellbeing of our employees. Our Wellness Program promotes employee
awareness of a variety of issues related to personal and workplace
health, and includes an Employee Assistance Program that offers our
employees and their families confidential support when required.
We start our new full-time employees with three weeks vacation along
with Business and Doctor/Dentist days, in addition to the regular
statutory holidays per year. Other types of leave are also available to
help employees manage their work/life balance, subject to certain
Career Advancement and Learning and Development:
Encouraging employee learning and development is pivotal in making
our organization a great place for great people to do great things. We
support employees in their efforts to acquire or fine-tune the necessary
skills and competencies needed for current and future career growth by
• On-the-job and cross-functional training
• Sponsorship of continuing education through internal and external
• Leadership development; executive succession planning and 360 feedback
• Developmental opportunities
• Student placements, co-operative education and internships
Total Compensation Package:
We provide a comprehensive total compensation package that is
competitive with our public sector peers, and recognizes the needs of a
contemporary workforce by supporting employee security, protecting them
against financial hardship due to illness, and continuing to support
them in their retirement years.
We provide compensation in the form of:
• Competitive base salary and ranges that provide for movement based on
• Temporary assignments, accompanied by base salary increases provide
opportunities for experience, growth and career advancement
• Annual pay-for-performance awards in the form of base salary increases
Our benefits package for full-time employees includes:
• Basic, supplementary, and dependent life insurance
• Health coverage, including drugs, hospital and paramedical services
• Vision, hearing and dental
• Short-term and long-term income protection in the event of illness
• Pregnancy leave top-up /parental leave
• Retiree benefits, subject to certain conditions
We are an OMERS employer. One of Canada's largest pension plans, OMERS
continues on a path of steady growth lead by strategic asset management
and increased membership.
Welcome from the Director, Human Resources
am delighted to welcome you to Careers at Metrolinx and thank you for
visiting our website! I hope that you will find it useful as you explore
the breadth of Metrolinx partnerships and initiatives and the diverse
range of challenging career opportunities available.
Our name, Metrolinx, captures the spirit of our mandate; together with
our government and partners we are creating an
integrated multi-modal transportation network that will improve travel experience across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area – a
region that stretches from York and Durham, through Toronto, Peel, Halton and onward to Hamilton. We are an organization committed to
creating and championing an integrated transportation system that
enhances the prosperity, sustainability and quality of life of our
At Metrolinx we place a high value on establishing a workplace where
people are challenged, respected and motivated. We are committed to
developing and implementing initiatives that will position Metrolinx as
an employer of choice, emphasizing excellence in customer service.
We enjoy a professional, high-energy and fast-paced work environment
that is dedicated to innovation, teamwork and excellence in service
delivery. As Metrolinx continues on a path of accelerated growth and
change, we are excited to welcome individuals who demonstrate and live
our core values and encourage them to join our dynamic team of
If you are interested in a career with Metrolinx, we invite you to
review the diverse opportunities our organization offers, including
those in communications, accounting, network
engineering, policy & planning, safety & security, I.T., customer care,
project management, infrastructure, station and bus operations, and
Helen Ferreira-Walker, Director, Human Resources