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Employment FAQs

Where are you located? Answer
The City of Barrie Human Resources Department is located in City Hall, on the 2nd floor at 70 Collier Street, in Downtown Barrie.
What are your business hours? Answer
Our hours of operation are 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday. We are closed on Saturday, Sunday and on statutory holidays.
Please note that all interviews take place during our normal hours of operation. 
I’m looking for a job. Where do I find your listing of job opportunities? Answer
All career opportunities can be found on our website, under Current Opportunities. Recreation opportunities (part-time and student) can be found under Recreation Job Opportunities. Summer student opportunities in our Operations Department can be found under Student Opportunities.
How can I apply for a job that you have posted on your website? Answer
Please submit your resume electronically (MS Word or PDF format only) and quote the competition file number in the subject line to before the closing date of the posting. Late applications will not be accepted.
Do I have to submit my resume electronically? Answer
Yes, we only accept electronic applications at this time. Physical applications that are mailed or dropped off will not be considered.  Always quote the competition file number and job title in the subject line of the email to ensure your application is considered for the right position.
Please note that we do not accept unsolicited applications (applications that do not include an active competition number in the subject line, or are for positions that are not currently posted).
Will I be contacted once I submit my resume? Answer
We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Can you explain your recruitment process to me? Answer
Please click here to view the steps in our recruitment process.
Who can I contact regarding the status of a job posting? Answer
All inquiries regarding job postings can be e-mailed to hr.recruitment​
Do you accept resumes for Summer Student employment? Answer
The City of Barrie hires Summer Students each year, with most positions being available in our Operations Department or Recreation & Culture Department. These positions require applicaitons to be submitted by January 31st of each year. Please visit the Student Opportunities page for specific instructions on how to apply for a summer student position. A small number of department-specific positions may be posted on our Current Opportunties page.

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