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Working at the OSC

At the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC), we carry-out challenging and meaningful work within a collaborative culture to deliver strong investor protection and foster confidence in capital markets. Evolving financial markets mean new ways of thinking, and every day is an opportunity to learn, innovate and grow professionally in a supportive, stimulating workplace. 

See where you fit at the OSC by viewing our current employment opportunities.

Inclusion and diversity at the OSC

The OSC is committed to diversity and it is our priority to provide an inclusive workplace where all our employees feel safe, valued, respected and empowered by ensuring a culture of inclusivity, diversity and equity. To support this commitment, we have an active Pride Employee Group, Asian Employee Network (AEN), Black Employee Network (BEN), and Inclusion & Diversity Council (IDC) that work together to represent diverse employee voices and perspectives and promote a supportive, inclusive experience for their colleagues.

We are a proud partner with the following organizations: BlackNorth InitiativeCanadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion, and Pride at Work Canada

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Benefits of working at the OSC

At the OSC, we’re invested in our people. Here is what you can expect if you join our team:

  • interesting and meaningful work with opportunities to learn from forward-thinking professionals
  • competitive compensation package, including attractive health and dental benefits, premier pension plan and wellness initiatives
  • culture of learning and mentoring opportunities
  • flexible work arrangements and generous time off

Testimonials from our staff

The best way to get to know us is by hearing from our staff. Meet some of our seasoned professionals and students and see why they chose the OSC to build their career.

Darlene Watson

There’s always something new coming down the pipeline, which challenges me to work in different ways and flex my skills.

Darlene Watson
Project specialist, Strategy and Risk
Michael Rosenberg

Working here allows me to build robust experience on high-profile cases. I am responsible for challenging components of the file, such as designing investigation strategies, leading examinations and testifying as a fact witness.

Michael Rosenberg
Senior forensic accountant, Enforcement
Raj Balasubramanian

Investor protection is central to the OSC’s mandate, which makes working here both satisfying and thought provoking.

Raj Balasubramanian
Manager, Investor Office

Sharing fun moments and supporting our community

At the OSC, our work is serious business, but we make the time to celebrate our people, our successes and support our local communities. Best of all, we have fun doing it!  

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Staff across the OSC spread holiday cheer by donating new, unwrapped toys for children in the community. 

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day

OSC staff wear their support for Survivors of residential schools and in honour of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day.

Class of 2021

Welcome OSC Class of 2021! Our students got acquainted with their peers during a virtual orientation. Students come with diverse qualifications and education, and work in all areas across the OSC.

Pride team

We flew our virtual pride flags again this year in celebration of Pride Month. We stand with our employees, LGBTQ2+ community and allies in support of a society where everyone can be who they are.

International Women's Day 2021

To mark International Women's Day 2021, OSC senior leaders raise their hand to #ChooseToChallenge gender bias and inequality.

2020 festive get together

At our 2020 festive get together, we had a visit from The Grinch and executives read an OSC parody of 'Twas the night before Office Reopening and shared their holiday wishes for 2021.

Annual United Wat campaign

We kicked off our annual United Way campaign virtually this year to raise much needed funds for families and neighbourhoods across the GTA. 

OSC donates PPE

OSC donates surplus PPE to St. Michael's Hospital, "We are grateful to our healthcare workers and pleased to make a contribution to their safety."

Virtual market opening

Our Executives and Investor Office opened the markets to mark back-to-school season for investors and to highlight the importance of financial education.

Staff donate to students

Staff donated more than 100 goodie bags for students who use University Settlement's after-school program.

United Way Corporate Climb

Never ones to shy away from a challenge, OSC staff step up for their community at the annual United Way Corporate Climb.

OSC Scare Fair

At a Halloween Scare Fair, Executives get into the spirit of raising funds toward our $100k goal for United Way.

OSC career week

We're always learning and growing professionally. Staff hosted "OSC Career Week" to support their peers in learning new skills and knowledge.

Global Corporate Challenge

OSC staff take steps to increase their daily activity and improve their health in the Global Challenge's 100-day walking journey. 

OSC celebrates career milestones

We proudly celebrated employees with career milestones totalling a combined 1,200 years of service with the OSC and public service. 

OSC celebrates Pride

OSC staff show their pride at our 4th Annual Pride Celebration: "One of the most critical things we can do is to create safe spaces for the people around us to be themselves."

OSC Toastmasters

OSC Toastmasters Club has already achieved "Select Distinguished Club" status since its inception in 2017. The club supports more than 30 members in developing their communication and leadership skills. 

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