Why work for the ministry?

Joining the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD) is a unique opportunity to play a role in promoting the laws that facilitate health, safety, fairness and stability within Ontario workplaces. At the MLTSD there are many opportunities for you to grow and develop your career, along with new and challenging work experiences. We strive to be one of the best employers and attract exceptional individuals.

This is your chance to be a part of an enforcement team to help protect the workers of Ontario. If you are interested in making a positive impact in the lives of Ontario workers, we want to hear from you!

Construction Program positions

The ministry is hiring 22 construction health and safety positions, including:

  • two positions in Scarborough
  • 12 positions in North York, including one bilingual position
  • one position in Thunder Bay
  • one position in Hamilton
  • one bilingual position in Windsor
  • two position in Kitchener
  • two positions in Sudbury, including 1 bilingual position
  • one position in Kingston

Job details

Job title: Occupational Health and Safety Inspector – Construction
Organization: Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development
Salary: $1,415.00 – $1,739.90 per week (salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement)
Job term: Permanent
Job code: 05468 – Occupational Health & Safety Inspector
Job ID: 154994

Industrial Program positions

The ministry is hiring 53 industrial health and safety inspectors including:

  • 11 positions in Mississauga, including one bilingual position
  • five positions in Newmarket
  • six positions in Ottawa, including three bilingual positions
  • five positions in Windsor, including one bilingual position
  • three positions in St. Catherines, including one bilingual position
  • three positions in London
  • one position in Kitchener
  • two positions in Hamilton, including one bilingual position
  • two positions in Sault Ste. Marie, including one bilingual position
  • two position in Sudbury
  • two positions in Scarborough
  • 11 positions in North York

Job details

Job title: Occupational Health and Safety Inspectors – Industrial
Organization: Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development
Salary: $1,415.00 – $1,739.90 per week (salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement)
Job term: Permanent
Job code: 05468 – Occupational Health & Safety Inspector
Job ID: 154950

Health Care Program positions

The ministry is hiring 33 health care health and safety inspectors including:

  • four positions in Mississauga
  • three positions in Newmarket
  • two positions in Kingston
  • two positions in Kitchener
  • eight positions in North York
  • three positions in Ottawa, including two bilingual position
  • one position in Peterborough
  • one position in Timmins
  • one position in Sudbury
  • one position in Thunder Bay
  • one position in St. Catharines
  • three position in Hamilton
  • two positions in London
  • one position in Windsor

Job details

Job title: Occupational Health and Safety Inspectors – Industrial
Organization: Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development
Salary: $1,415.00 – $1,739.90 per week (salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement)
Job term: Permanent
Job code: 05468 – Occupational Health & Safety Inspector
Job ID: 154952

About the job

Find out more about working as an occupational health and safety inspector, including:

Consider completing the self-assessment form to see if you meet some important qualifications for the job. This is for personal use only, and does not need to be included in your application.

How to apply

1. Download and complete the application form for your program, and save it in an accessible location (for example, your desktop or an external drive):

You may be unable to preview the application form on your web browser, but you can view it once it is downloaded, saved, and opened from your computer or device. The application form is provided as a PDF only.

You must complete all mandatory sections in the application form, including the location preference section. You can rank up to two locations for which you would be willing to accept employment if offered. If you are offered a position, depending on the distance between your residence and the office area, you may be required to relocate to the office area or within the area specified in the fleet agreement.

2. If you have applied for the position of occupational health and safety inspector in the past you must reapply to be considered again. If you are reapplying, indicate this on your application as you may qualify for exemptions from certain stages of recruitment.

3. You may also complete the self-assessment questionnaire to help you determine if this job is right for you. This is a tool for your use only and does not need to be submitted with your application.

4. Email your application as a single PDF to the address for your program:

Applications are accepted by email only. Faxes and mailed copies will not be accepted.

Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. EST on Friday, November 13, 2020. Late applications will not be accepted.

The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is committed to providing accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Applicants are encouraged to identify and discuss any potential accommodation needs. If you require or wish to discuss employment accommodation, please email us

Contact us

To submit your application and for all inquiries, please email us:

Updated: July 05, 2021
Published: October 07, 2020