Careers at OMERS

Making a difference in communities across Ontario through impactful work.

Working at OMERS is more than just a job – it is an opportunity to build a rewarding and fulfilling career. Our employees take great pride in serving the communities in which they live and contributing in a variety of ways to make important community-based initiatives possible globally.

Inclusion and Diversity at OMERS



OMERS is committed to having a workforce that reflects the communities in which we live and work. As an organization, we are focusing our efforts to ensure that we recognize the unique needs and diverse talents that drive our business forward. Inclusion and Diversity at OMERS means we respect and value the broadest range of experiences, geographies, gender, ethnicities and perspectives as key elements of our culture. 

Employee Resource Groups

Women at OMERS and Pride at OMERS, are volunteer committees that play an important role in promoting inclusion and diversity at OMERS. These groups provide support, networking and opportunities for passionate employees to get involved in their community.
See more about our recent Inclusion and Diversity activities

Life at OMERS

Life at OMERS means that we strive to deliver consistent and predictable performance. We invest in tools and communicate with people to grow individual capability and encourage accountability for outcomes. We replace complex processes with smart, efficient and effective critical controls. We are creative in our application of innovative thinking to our business opportunities and when we are solving problems.

Our mission

Our mission is to deliver secure and sustainable defined benefit pensions to our members.

Our vision

Our vision is to make OMERS a leading model for defined benefit pension plan sustainability.

Our core values

  • Integrity: Conducting ourselves honestly and ethically in every interaction every day

  • Service: Committed to high standards of service

  • Teamwork: Working together to achieve results

  • Excellence: Continuously striving for extraordinary performance

  • Stewardship: Careful and responsible management today while building for the future

Testimonials

Why choose us?

OMERS is one of Canada’s largest pension plans, providing a defined benefit plan for approximately 470,000 active, deferred and retired employees from nearly 1,000 municipalities, school boards, libraries, police and fire departments, and other local agencies in communities across Ontario.

The benefits and services we provide are funded by equal contributions from active members and their employers, and the investment earnings of our Fund. Our $85.2 billion of net assets are invested in a diversified global portfolio of public investments, private equity, infrastructure and real estate. We have OMERS employees in Toronto and other major cities across North America, the U.K., Europe and Australia.

We work towards our vision to make OMERS a leading model for defined benefit pension plan sustainability. Our core mission is to deliver secure and sustainable pensions to our members.

As an employee you can count on many opportunities to learn, contribute, and grow as you contribute to the OMERS vision. Our commitment to employees includes an inclusive, supportive environment and a pay for performance culture that recognizes and rewards top talent. OMERS employee benefits include:

  • Group benefits coverage
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off, including vacation and OMERS days
  • Employee and Family Assistance program

OMERS co-op & student program

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OMERS offers a variety of co-op and student placements during the Fall, Winter and Summer terms. Through these placements, OMERS provides post-secondary students the opportunity to work on meaningful projects to help maximize real experience, foster greater confidence, and build personal brands.

OMERS offers co-op and student placements within our corporate functions as well as within our business units:
  • Pension Services
  • Private Markets
  • Capital Markets
  • Real Estate & Platform Investments

"My OMERS experience really opened my eyes to the corporate world and how my studies can be applied to real world applications. During my co-op term, I was able to meet with a multitude of people with varying levels of seniority, all of them open to conversations and willing to offer advice for the future. OMERS is a great place for aspiring students to launch their careers." Joshua D’Silva, Summer Student, OMERS

Our offices

With over 3000 employees, we have locations throughout North America, Europe, Australia and Asia.
See key OMERS locations.

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