Our core values

Our core values reflect who we are and who we want to be. We hope they’ll resonate with you. These values help us create and sustain a respectful and balanced workplace—one that provides work that’s diverse and satisfying.

Listen and engage

We aspire to be an open, inclusive and empowering organization. We are transformed by our conversations and our partnerships.

Learn and educate

We share our knowledge and expertise and learn from others, internally and externally.

Make a difference

We act decisively to achieve results for our communities, our cities, and our workplace.

Collaborate and unite

We are committed to building a diverse and strong team. We work collaboratively and respectfully to achieve our goals.

Current opportunities
Share the satisfaction of working to improve the quality of life in communities across Canada.
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Ottawa, ON
The Survey Research Specialist will provide expertise and leadership in market research design and customer engagement in order to help GMF better measure its strategic objectives, improve customer experience and internal operations, and ultimately increase our market reach and impact.
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Ottawa, ON
The Manager, Measurement and Verification is accountable for overseeing a team of professionals, functional planning, management, and oversight of all aspects of validating and verifying the environmental performance of GMF funded projects.
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Ottawa, ON
The Assistant, Program Governance and Performance provides direct administrative and operational assistance to the Program Governance and Performance (PGP) Unit.
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Responsible for the FCM accounts payable cycle including timely and accurate input of accounts payable invoices, preparation of payment batches, the regular follow up with vendors regarding payment of outstanding and overdue invoices, vendor invoice reconciliation, purchase order processing, payments, balance sheet reporting and analysis and reconciliation of a variety of corporate accounts and travel credit cards.
Ongoing and recent incidents of racially motivated violence against Black, Indigenous, Asian and other racialized people have shown the urgent work needed to be taken by organizations like the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) to address the historic systemic challenges minority groups face to live in an equitable and inclusive Canada. FCM is in the process of creating an organizational culture of inclusion and belonging where individuals from all racial and ethnic identities, ages, nationalities, social-economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, and physical and mental abilities can thrive and be fully engaged at their best level. We are looking for an exceptional person to join FCM in leading this organizational change.
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Ottawa, ON
The Project Assistant is responsible to provide administrative, logistical and organizational support for the assigned project. S/he acts as the central point of contact for enquiries for information and services related to this project.
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Ottawa, ON
The Advisor, Capacity Development (CD), leads in the development and delivery of capacity development programming to support FCM’s Green Municipal Fund (GMF) and its Sustainable Affordable Housing (SAH) initiative.
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Ottawa, ON
The Advisor-Financial Solutions develops and delivers solutions on client challenges and change management initiatives in support of the Sustainable Affordable Housing (SAH) Funding team.
The perks

We’ve experienced tremendous growth in the last decade and are proud of what we offer our staff. Beyond a dynamic environment and deeply rewarding work at an equal-opportunity employer, here’s what you’ll enjoy as an FCM team member:

Work-life balance
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Telecommuting opportunities
  • Fridays off from July to September
  • Office closed between Christmas and New Year’s
Employee development
  • Challenging work environment
  • Training & development programs
  • Growth opportunities
  • Working closely with elected officials
Competitive benefits
  • Insurance including employer-paid Health & Dental Care
  • Employer RRSP contributions
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Vacation and sick credits
Member career opportunities

Canadian municipalities are looking for skilled employees in a range of areas.

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