City of Thunder Bay

Early Childhood Educator I - Casual

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(3/29/2024 12:01 AM)
Competition Number
Community Services
Posting Category
Child Care Centres
Job Type
Number of Positions
CUPE Local 87
All Locations
CA-ON-Thunder Bay
CAD $27.27/Hr.
CAD $33.37/Hr.
Pay Band
Closing Date
June 30, 2024

Job Description

The Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay

has a rewarding opportunity for a

Early Childhood Educator I (Casual)

Work Location: Thunder Bay


Located on the beautiful shores of Lake Superior, Thunder Bay is the sunniest City in Eastern Canada and a four-season outdoor playground. The urban centre enjoys green spaces, parks, and wilderness and is also considered a cultural capital with a thriving visual and performing arts scene.  As the most populous municipality in North-western Ontario, Thunder Bay is the region's commercial, administrative, and medical "hub", and is home to a variety of educational institutions.  Thunder Bay continues to pursue growth and development opportunities on behalf of its diverse community.  Always striving to live up to its motto, Superior by Nature, the Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay (City) currently seeks a...Early Childhood Educator I!


If you truly enjoy the advantages of work life balance that a smaller city provides in a large organizational setting, then come join us!


If you already live here, we can’t wait for you to join our team!


The Opportunity

The Early Childhood Educator I, assists in teaching, cooking, housekeeping, and laundry duties.


The role reports to the Program Supervisor, Child Care Centre and has the following accountabilities:

  • Directs and participates with children in planned routine activities and related discipline.
  • Assists the Child Care Cook in housekeeping and laundry duties.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly centre.
  • Interacts with staff and parents.

Ideal Candidate

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood Education equivalency.
  • Knowledge of the Child Care and Early Years Act.
  • A demonstrated ability to meet and work with people.

For a full detailed job description, click here


Why Work for the City of Thunder Bay (CTB)?

When you work for the City of Thunder Bay, you are part of our team, and here you can:

  • Experience your importance,   
  • Unleash your potential,
  • Know your work matters,
  • Embrace diversity,
  • Make a difference,
  • Join a dedicated team, and
  • Build community.

Learn more about the top reasons to work at the CTB:


Great Tangible Benefits!

As an employee with the Corporation you will be in receipt of the following amazing benefits:

  • competitive salary
  • free parking
  • matching pension plan (optional)
  • 4% paid vacation
  • employee family assistance program (EFAP)
  • employee wellness program
  • corporate training & leadership development
  • career progression opportunities (with possibility to transition to part-time/full-time)

Beautiful Thunder Bay!

Learn why Thunder Bay is such great place to live and work:


General Information:


As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Thunder Bay encourages applications from Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups, women and members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community.


ONTARIO HUMAN RIGHTS CODE:  It is a contravention of the Human Rights Code of Ontario to discriminate on the basis of: race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, age, record of offences, gender identity or gender expression.  Therefore, a resume submitted to the City must not include references to any of the above characteristics.  Do not include: 

  • Photos
  • Any certificates that have photo identification
  • Driver’s licences
  • Police records checks

Note: The above documentation will be requested by the Human Resources & Division should you be the successful applicant.  If a Criminal Record Check is required, it will be requested by Human Resources should you be the successful applicant.  Please do not submit your Criminal Record Check with your application.


ACCOMMODATION:  Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.


PRIVACY: Personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, c. 302, as amended, and will be used to determine eligibility for employment. Questions about this collection of personal information should be directed to the Human Resources & Corporate Safety Division, 125 Syndicate Ave Suite 42, Thunder Bay, Ontario, P7E 6H8, Telephone: 625-3866


The City of Thunder Bay is a place where art, culture and nature come together!


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