Jobs In Kingston


Thinking of moving to Kingston? You will find a number of exciting job opportunities. Specifically, the Kingston economy draws largely on public sector institutions. Many citizens hold positions related to health care, education, tourism, and research and development. The City of Kingston alone employs more than 1,000 people. Others citizens have found employment within the government, including the military as well as correctional services, and others still work in the manufacturing sector. Importantly, new jobs are opening up on a regular basis. The Wolfe Island Wind Project, for example, has created many new positions in the “green sector,” a growing sector with a promising future.

Finding one of these exciting employment opportunities is simple. A number of websites can guide you to job openings as well as provide assistance with resume writing, cover letter writing, and interview techniques, etc. Importantly, many of the websites below are local, such as “KEYS”. “KEYS” is a Kingston based training centre focused on language training and career/employment assistance. It offers a wide range of programs and can help you make your career dreams a reality.

Find your dream career in Kingston today!

Try one of the job finding websites found below:

Consider searching the websites of specific employers you would like to work for, such as:

Where Kingston Residents Are Finding Employment

Largest Private Sector Employers  # of Employees
StarTek Canada 1,200
Invista Canada 1,200
Empire Life Insurance Company 525
J.E. Agnew Food Services 500
Novelis 366
Assurant Solutions 280
Bell Canada 250
Commissionaires Canada 240
Dupont Research & Development Centre 200
SLH Transport Inc. 200
Cancoil Thermal Corporation 150
KIMCO Steel 135
Largest Public Sector Employers # of Employees
Canadian Forces Base Kingston 7,800
Queen’s University 4,200
Kingston General Hospital 3,400
Limestone District School Board 2,720
Correctional Services of Canada 2,670
Providence Care 1,775
City of Kingston 1,500
Hotel Dieu Hospital 1,000
Ontario Ministry of Health 940
Royal Military College 780
Ongwanada 450
Ontario Ministry of Transportation 310
St. Lawrence College – Kingston campus 296