About Us



At TBDSSAB, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace that offers a range of dynamic and fulfilling career opportunities across the District of Thunder Bay. We believe in equal opportunity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

Why Choose TBDSSAB?

At TBDSSAB, we value our employees and are proud to offer an extensive and competitive benefits package, tailored to collective agreement parameters and employment status. Our standard work schedule is 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Our comprehensive regular full-time package includes:

  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Life Insurance Benefits
  • Coverage for Sickness and Disability
  • OMERS Pension Plan to Secure Your Future
  • Tuition Reimbursement to Foster Career Advancement
  • Generous Paid Vacation and Sick Time
  • Access to Our Free Fitness Centre at Headquarter

We Appreciate Your Interest

We appreciate your interest in joining TBDSSAB. While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted directly.

Employment Opportunities:

Discover the current employment opportunities available:


These competitions are exclusively open to current employees. To apply, please complete the Application Form for Employment – Internal.


For external candidates, please complete the Application Form for Employment – External to apply for these opportunities.

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Application Process

To apply for any of the advertised employment opportunities, please ensure you follow these steps:

  • Ensure your application is received by TBDSSAB’s Human Resources Department on or before the closing date of the competition.
  • Submit your completed TBDSSAB application form, along with your resume and a cover letter.

Choose one of the following application methods:

  • Email: Send your completed application form, resume, and cover letter to careers@tbdssab.ca.
  • Fax: Fax your completed application package to the confidential HR fax at (807) 345-2466.
  • Mail: Send your application, including the completed application form, resume, and cover letter, to: Human Resources Department The District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board 231 May Street South Thunder Bay, ON P7E 1B5
  • In Person: Deliver your application package in person to the address mentioned above. Attention: Human Resources Department.

Please use only one application method.

Unsolicited Applications

Please note that we do not accept unsolicited applications or resumes.  If there is a specific vacancy for which you wish to be considered, you must apply quoting the competition number and include a completed TBDSSAB application form.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Accessible Recruitment and Selection: We are dedicated to creating an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment that supports diversity. We encourage Indigenous people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply and self-identify. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all aspects of the recruitment process.

Unionized Environment: TBDSSAB operates within a unionized environment. For positions affiliated with a bargaining unit, bargaining unit employees will receive priority consideration in accordance with the applicable collective agreement.

Privacy: All information gathered during the recruitment process is handled according to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. This information is used for candidate selection and relevant human resources purposes for successful applicants.

French Language Services: Did You Know? Saviez-vous que? As a designated employer under the French Language Services Act, we are committed to providing clients with access to our programs and services in French. Bilingualism is considered an asset for all TBDSSAB positions. To ensure access to French Language Services, key positions requiring French language skills will be designated, and TBDSSAB strives to maintain an adequate number of French-speaking employees.

Embracing Inclusivity: We are proud to participate in the Baakaakonaanan Ishkwaandemonan – Opening Doors for You pilot project, reflecting our commitment to fostering an inclusive workplace.

Prioritizing Mental Health: TBDSSAB prioritizes the health and wellness of our staff. We offer a comprehensive Employee and Family Assistance Program and actively participate in the Canadian Mental Health Association’s Not Myself Today Campaign, offering mental health resources and support for TBDSSAB staff.