Regional Municipality of Peel

2023 Summer Student Program

Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/3/2023 8:00 AM)
System ID
# Positions
Position Type and Status
Summer Student
Job Industry
Government and Public Sector
Career Level
Post End Date
1/31/2023 11:59 PM
CAD $16.37/Hr.

Job Description

2023 Summer Student Program


As a Peel Summer Student, you’ll have a safe workplace where you can be your best self. We’ll welcome and support you, and your work will keep you energized and engaged.  Get to know the world of government, you never know where it could take you!  Check out Frank's Story:




You’ll have many opportunities to:

  • Gain valuable work experience
  • Contribute to the community
  • Share your innovative ideas
  • Build and learn new skill-sets
  • Engage with leaders and peers

Summer Student work term and pay

As a Summer Student, you’ll receive:

  • A competitive hourly rate 
  • A steady income from May 1 to September 1, 2023
  • Paid every other week
  • Vacation pay
  • Option to participate in OMERS 


We have two 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.


1. Business Support

Here's some examples of tasks you may expect in a Business Support role:

  • 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 colleagues, scheduling of appointments
  • Write correspondence to external agencies, clients or vendors
  • Work with colleagues on day-to-day tasks and special projects

Specialized positions

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

2. Operational Support

Here's some examples of tasks you may expect in an Operational Support role:

  • Process payments
  • 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
  • Provide traffic control
  • Help with landscaping, mowing, gardening, painting and litter pickup
  • Load and unload supplies and equipment

Qualifications and requirements

The following criteria is required to be 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 2023
  • Be available to work from May 1 to September 1, 2023
  • 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 may be required
  • Safety boots may be 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.

  • Jan 31, 2023 - Posting expires
  • February 2023 - Screening and interviewing (returning students do not need an interview.)
  • March/April 2023 – Offers and packages will be emailed
  • May 1, 2023 - First day of work
  • September 1, 2023 - Last day of work


  • Business Support roles may work onsite, remotely or hybrid, determined upon business requirements.  The frequency of on-site activities may vary on a weekly basis and based on operational requirements. All remote work locations must be located within the province of Ontario.  
  • Operational support roles work onsite, you may report at various sites across the Region of Peel.

Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm; Monday-Friday.  Note: some Operational Support roles require evening/weekend hours.

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


As part of the Region’s ongoing commitment to health and safety, there are enhanced Covid-19 specific safety protocols and/or personal protective equipment requirements (e.g. masks, eye protection, etc.) in place to help protect health and safety. The additional requirements are determined based on the nature of the work being carried out.


New employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Being fully vaccinated is determined as the status of having received the full series of approved vaccines (both doses of a two dose vaccine series, one dose of a single dose vaccine series) and any additional doses required and approved by Health Canada and having satisfied the full post vaccination period required to ensure vaccination efficacy. The Region of Peel reserves the right to request proof of vaccination at any time. Acceptable proof includes an Ontario Ministry of Health COVID-19 vaccine receipt which you can obtain through the Provincial portal, or other government-issued vaccine passport or certification.


The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to the Ontario Human Rights Code. If you are not fully vaccinated, a documented medical reason provided by a physician or registered nurse and time period for the medical reason may be accepted. 

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

The Region of Peel is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone is respected and valued for their contributions, and where everyone is treated fairly and has opportunity to grow and develop. As one of the most diverse regions in Canada, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the population we serve.


The Region of Peel is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process, upon request.  If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. Accessible formats and communication supports are available. Please contact  


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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