How do I apply for a job?

You must register on the Legislative Assembly of Ontario's Career Opportunities Portal by creating a username and password. If you have already registered, log in by entering your username and password. To apply for a position, click “Apply Now,” which will take you to the Career Opportunities Portal.

Once you have logged in, upload your resumé and cover letter as one PDF file which is less than 5 MB and select “Submit your Application.” Microsoft's website has instructions for saving your document to PDF.

What file type can I upload?

We only accept one PDF file which must contain your cover letter and resumé.

My file is not uploading. What should I do?
  1. Check that your file is saved as a PDF and that it is less than 5 MB.
  2. Check that you are using the most up-to-date version of the browser.
My file is in PDF format and my browser is up-to-date. I am still unable to upload my resumé. How should I proceed?

If you continue to experience issues uploading your application, please contact the Legislative Assembly of Ontario Web Team at web@ola.org with the following information:

  1. A screenshot of the application screen error
  2. Note of the browser and operating system that you are using
I've accidentally uploaded the wrong file. What should I do?

Please contact us by emailing hr@ola.org, identifying which posting you applied to, and include the replacement PDF file.

I've changed the email address that I used to register. How can I update it?

Please contact us by emailing hr@ola.org so that we can update your record to ensure that we have the correct email address on file.

How do I apply for a job if the deadline has already passed?

Applications are collected online until 11:59 p.m. (EST) on the closing date. We cannot accept applications after the deadline has passed.

I have forgotten my username or password. How can I retrieve them?

If you have forgotten your password or username, please click “Forgot your password or username?” on the Career Opportunities Portal. An email containing a link to reset your password will be sent to the email address you used to register.

Does the Legislative Assembly offer seasonal, temporary, student or part-time positions?

Yes, seasonal, temporary, student or part-time positions that are vacant are posted to the Career Opportunities page.

Who should I address my cover letter to?

All applications are received by our Human Resources Branch and as such, cover letters can be addressed to:

Legislative Assembly of Ontario
Attn: Selection Panel
99 Wellesley St. W.
Toronto, ON M7A 1A2

How will I know that my application was received?

Once you submit your application on the Career Opportunities Portal, you will receive a message on the screen confirming that your resumé was successfully submitted.

Do you accept general applications?

We do not accept general applications. Please check our job postings often to see if there is a position that matches your skills and interests.

The Legislative Assembly of Ontario hires people for a variety of career opportunities. Please check the Career Opportunities page to browse the most up-to-date list of job openings. See details below on the application and recruitment process to help you in your job search.

How to Apply Online

To apply for a position, click “Apply Now,” which will take you to the Career Opportunities Portal. You must register on the portal by creating a username and password.  If you have already registered, log in by entering your user name and password. 

Once you have logged in, upload your resumé and cover letter as one PDF file, smaller than 5 MB, and select “Submit your Application.” For instructions on how to save your document as a PDF, please conduct a search specific to the format of your document. 

If you are experiencing any technical problems with the Career Opportunities Portal, please contact the Legislative Assembly of Ontario Web Team at web@ola.org.

These are the steps involved in becoming an employee at Legislative Assembly of Ontario.

  1. Job Advertising: Job opportunities are posted on the Career Opportunities page. Applications are collected online until 11:59 p.m. (EST) on the closing date.
  2. Application Screening:  Applications received by the closing date will be screened against the qualifications and experience outlined in the job posting. Be sure to customize your cover letter and resumé to the qualifications outlined in the job posting. Applicants whose resumé and cover letter best demonstrates how they meet the minimum requirements and qualifications for a position may be invited to continue in the hiring process.
  3. Evaluation and Assessment: Depending on the position and its specific job requirements, interview components may include presentations and/or tests (written or practical), in addition to an interview. This process allows individuals an opportunity to demonstrate that they have the skills, qualifications, and experience needed to meet the requirements for the job. Please advise HR Services of any accommodation you may require at the time of interview scheduling.
  4. Selection of Successful Candidate: Successful candidates are selected for a position based on the results from the evaluation process outlined in Step 3.
  5. Offer to the Successful Candidate: An offer will be made to the successful candidate.