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Employer Spotlight

Whether it’s the close connection to nature, the amazing restaurant scene, or the profound sense of community, Kingstonians are among the happiest people in the country.

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Kingston’s diverse economy and highly talented workforce attract companies and organizations from around the world. In the last few years, we’ve welcomed international firms Frulact and Feihe Canada Royal Milk and have seen several successful expansions. Kingston is also home to many smaller businesses doing cutting edge work in their respective fields.

The City of Kingston

The City of Kingston values its employees who deliver superior service to those who live, work and play here. Departments range from Financial Services to Transportation Services, as city functionality depends on a broad range of people with various talents. The City of Kingston is not only historically important; it is one of Kingston’s most beautiful buildings, with waterfront views and proximity to Springer Market Square.

Queen's University

As one of Canada’s oldest degree-granting institutions, Queen’s employs upwards of 3,000 faculty members and 8,000 staff. This prestigious university is a major employer with opportunities in research, faculty administration, engineering & construction, athletics & recreation, and more. Employees enjoy the beautiful waterfront campus made up of limestone buildings and modern facilities.

Empire Life

Recognized by Forbes in 2019 as one of Canada’s best employers, Empire Life offers an environment that encourages the pursuit of personal and professional success. They acknowledge and reward talent, and support their employees in achieving and exceeding individual and organizational goals. If you’re passionate about making a difference for customers and in the community, this would be an ideal employer for you.

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