Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) in Recruitment

The City is committed to fostering an inclusive and respectful culture, eliminating systemic barriers and prioritizing your well-being. Throughout the employee life cycle, the City is working to include an EDI lens to attract, retain and support the growth of diverse talent.

As part of the City’s commitment to removing barriers to employment for newcomers, we recognize all foreign education and experience. We encourage all foreign-trained applicants to have their academic credentials evaluated prior to applying for employment in order to accurately interpret and compare to Canadian equivalents. To start this process, please contact any of the following service providers:

World Education Services

International Credential Assessment Service of Canada (ICAS)

Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) for Canada | School of Continuing Studies - University of Toronto (utoronto.ca)

Learn more about the City of Mississauga's commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.

Making an Impact: Building a Diverse Workforce

With a diverse workforce, the City can enhance its ability to develop innovative new programs, foster stronger relationships with communities and enhance service delivery by leveraging the unique talents, skills and expertise of employees.

We understand that creating a work environment that values equity, diversity, inclusion, respect and fairness is rooted in a culture of continuous EDI learning, development and improvement.

All candidates are encouraged to apply, and we hope you will choose the City of Mississauga, where you can become part of something BIG! View our current openings and learn more about what we can offer you at the City of Mississauga Culture and Rewards.

Spotlight: Employee Testimonials

Learn more about the City from the people that work here. Click the employee card or read their full testimonials​​​​​​​.


Nakia Phillips (he/him/his)

2 years of service

“It is amazing to work for an organization that makes EDI one of the pillars of their strategic plan and initiatives.”


Jennifer Kim (she/her),

2 1/2 years of service

“Here, I am seen, heard, and respected.”


Amber Griffin (she/her)

23 years of service

“Safety is always a priority at the City.”


Costa Athanasopoulos (he/him)

7 years of service

“Every day is a joy, but the camaraderie among colleagues stands out as the highlight.”

Innovation and Learning

As a leading municipality, we prioritize creating a unique work environment that fosters development and encourages innovation for employees to explore new ideas. Recognizing our talented teams as our greatest asset, we prioritize investing in their continuous learning and development through:

We prioritize fostering a growth mindset in Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) by providing numerous opportunities to enhance and broaden your understanding of EDI through a range of innovative learning events and online resources.

We offer an extensive selection of skills and competency workshops, encompassing technical on-the-job skills, leadership development, and much more.

We offer employees with the opportunity to explore, discover and pursue their career goals, as well as develop their unique personal brand.

Leaders collaborate with eligible employees to create Individual Development Plans (IDP) that align with quarterly check-in meetings, aiming to steer employees towards their career objectives.

Employee Resource Groups

Are employee led groups by and for those who share a common identity, lived experience and/or set of interests. The City has endorsed the following ERGs: racialized, Indigenous Peoples, Black, 2SLGBTQIA+ and People with Disabilities. To learn more, visit us  here.

Is a community of practice created to connect existing ‘equity thinkers/practitioners’ at the City to each other and leverage their lived experience/knowledge/wisdom to provide the Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Strategic Leader and D&I Consultant with an in-house consultation and feedback mechanism. To learn more, visit us  here.


The City is committed to broadening our talent sourcing strategies to include equity-deserving communities. We consult, develop and maintain partnerships with the following organizations across the country to support diverse equity-deserving groups: