Regional Municipality of Peel

2021 Summer Student Program

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/3/2021 4:15 PM)
System ID
# Positions
Position Type and Status
Summer Student
Job Industry
Government and Public Sector
Career Level
Post End Date
1/31/2021 11:59 PM
CAD $15.81/Hr.

Job Description

2021 Summer Student Program


As a Peel Summer Student, you’ll work in a safe, collaborative workplace where you can be your best self. We’ll welcome and support you, and your work will keep you energized and engaged!

You’ll also have many opportunities to:

  • Gain valuable work experience.
  • Be creative.
  • Share your innovative ideas.
  • Build on your skillsets.
  • Engage with thought leaders.

Summer Student work term and pay

As a Summer Student, you’ll get:

  • A competitive hourly rate.
  • A steady income from May to end-of-August.
  • Paid every other week.
  • Vacation pay.


We have 2 work opportunities for you to choose from: Business Support and Operational Support. 

For detailed information on the various teams and functions at the Region of Peel, refer to our department overview.


Business Support

The following content lists the types of tasks you can expect in a Business Support role.



  • Forward documents and correspondence to the appropriate sections within the organization
  • Interact with internal departments, and external stakeholders
  • Job shadow staff to learn more about your career goals
  • Help manage general phone lines and action requests or direct calls
  • Call clients on behalf of employees
  • Write letters to external agencies


  • Help employees with day-to-day responsibilities and special projects.

Specialized positions

  • There may be specialized positions available in Public Works, relating to civil engineering and environmental sciences.

Vaccine Community Clinics

  • Answering phones, responding to emails, mange clinic flow, manage clinic supplies, greeting, clinic registration and check in

Operational Support

The following content lists the types of tasks you can expect in an Operational Support role.



  • Process payments
  • Communications and interpersonal
  • Greet customers, provide excellent service


  • Work at various centres across the Region including community recycling centres, road operations, and TransHelp
  • Maintain and clean heavy equipment, light vehicles, and garbage compactor equipment
  • Help repair vehicles. (You must be studying for a mechanic careers for this role.)
  • Provide traffic control
  • Help with landscaping, mowing, gardening, and litter pickup
  • Load and unload supplies and equipment

Vaccination Community Clinics

  • Receiving, sorting and distributing clinic supplies, unloading supplies, parking lot attendant, screening

Qualifications and requirements

The following content lists the criteria for being a summer student at Peel Region.

  • You must be a full-time student enrolled in post-secondary program or entering full-time post-secondary studies in September 2021.
  • Be available to work inclusively from May to August 2021.
  • Be familiar with MS Office.
  • Be customer-service focused.
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Have excellent organizational and time management skills.

For some roles:

  • A valid “G” Drivers license in good standing is required.
  • Previous office, labour, or volunteer experience is an asset.
  • Experience in using manual and power tools equipment is an asset.

How to apply

  • Create a profile and apply for this job online.
  • Be sure to respond to every question. 

After you’ve applied

  • Once you’ve successfully submitted your application, you’ll receive an email confirmation.
  • You’ll receive future email notifications as hiring decisions are made. Since all correspondence will take place by email, be sure your email address is correct.
  • Some messages may be flagged as spam, so frequently check your inbox and junk folder for emails from us.
  • We can’t guarantee positions, but we’ll do our best to match you with a role you prefer.



These timelines are approximate. There might be delays in setting interviews and sending offers.

  • Jan 31, 2021 - Posting expires
  • February 2021 - Screening and interviewing (returning students do not need an interview.)
  • March/April 2021 – Offers and packages will be emailed
  • May 3, 2021 - First day of work
  • September 3, 2021 - Last day of work

Location: Due to Covid-19, some of our offices are working at limited capacity to protect the health and safety of our employees, clients and community. As such, these positions may be required to work remotely for an undetermined period. Once working onsite, you may report at various sites across Peel Region.

We are committed to supporting community recovery from COVID-19. This plan will follow a phased approach that is guided by Public Health and Ontario's Framework for reopening. Get details

Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm; Monday-Friday

Interview: Our recruitment process will be completed with video conference technology.  

About Us

The Region of Peel serves more than 1.4 million residents and approximately 173,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga. We deliver a wide range of resident focused services across the Region.

Our 20-year vision for Peel is “Community for Life.” Our goal is to create a place where everyone enjoys a sense of belonging and has access to the services and opportunities needed to thrive in each stage of their lives. Our 2015-2035 Strategic Plan outlines the work we're focused on to bring this vision to life.

To learn more about the Region of Peel, explore

Additional Information

At the Region of Peel, we respect diversity and treat one another in ways that are fair, courteous and compassionate, recognizing everyone’s contributions. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Peel is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


Please be advised, the Region of Peel uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the position and your application will be removed from the competition.


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