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Vaughan, at your service

COVID-19: UrbanToronto Updates from the Industry for April 8, 2021
April 9, 2021

The global COVID-19 pandemic is having far-reaching effects in Toronto, including major impacts on what have been booming real estate and building industries. As a means to keep the public in the loop about the shutdowns, we'll be sharing information and status updates from around the industry on a regular basis.

In today's report: Vaughan, at your service


Throughout the pandemic, the City of Vaughan has been a leader in combating COVID-19 as City staff work 24-7 to ensure quality services continue to be delivered for families, businesses and citizens. It’s time you meet some of the dedicated employees who provide Service Excellence every day. Introducing a new video series, Vaughan, At Your Service -- a behind-the-scenes look at the people who make Vaughan the place to be. Watch the Vaughan, At Your Service trailer for a sneak peek at what’s to come.

Vaughan, At Your Service will highlight staff members from each City department -- this is your opportunity to get an inside look at what it’s like to work for the City of Vaughan. Be sure to follow the City’s Twitter, Facebook and Instagram channels to watch the latest Vaughan, At Your Service video.

The Vaughan, At Your Service series reinforces the City’s commitment to Service Excellence across all parts of the organization, as outlined in the 2018-2022 Term of Council Service Excellence Strategic Plan. Staff members who dedicate their time and talents to making Vaughan run as effectively and efficiently as possible enable the City to deliver on its strategic priorities.

To support this team, the City employs workplace best practices -- and they’re getting noticed! The City has been named one of the Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2021. As an equal opportunity employer and a forward-looking municipality, the City remains committed to fostering a dynamic workplace that is diverse, inclusive and welcoming. This recognition further validates Vaughan as not only a great place to live and play, but also to work. Read more about the Greater Toronto Top Employer recognition in the City’s news release.

During the time of a global pandemic, City of Vaughan employees continue to demonstrate remarkable efforts. Despite the pandemic, city-building has not slowed down and departments across the organization have reinvigorated or introduced virtual service offerings. On April 14, 2020, the Guardians of our Government initiative was launched. This new public information campaign is about showing appreciation for the City workers who show the power of teamwork, tenacity and tireless commitment. For details, read the Mayor’s statement and visit to stay informed on the City’s continued efforts to combat the virus.

The City is a welcoming, encouraging and challenging work environment where you can build a promising career and be part of a team that wants you to succeed. One of the City’s top priorities is hiring and retaining a highly skilled workforce committed to achieving personal and professional goals. As such, the City seeks to foster initiatives and opportunities that focus on staff development, engagement and leadership, to name a few. If you are interested in working at this dynamic workplace, visit to explore current job opportunities.