About the OSC
Top Reasons to Work at the OSC
At the Ontario Securities Commission we understand that our employees are the key to our success. We are committed to providing our staff with an environment where they can thrive. In joining the OSC you will be immersed into an atmosphere that encourages personal growth while engaging in rewarding and interesting work. While there are many reasons for working at the OSC here is a list of the top ten.
1. Work-Life Balance
We understand there is more to life than work and provide our employees with a healthy balance between the two. Aside from a generous vacation leave policy, we also support flexible work arrangements, so staff can meet their personal and professional responsibilities.
2. The Opportunity to do Interesting Work
The OSC is the largest securities market regulator in Canada. The work we do means we are at the forefront of policy development and securities law enforcement in Ontario. As an OSC employee, you will have the opportunity to engage in work available no where else. You will be exposed to unique and complex issues/projects -- all contributing to your career development.
3. Our Culture
At the OSC we cultivate an inclusive environment, where new employees feel welcomed and positive relationships between employees are fostered. We enjoy a diverse, fair, flexible and professional work environment. We take pride in work that is both challenging and rewarding.
4. Competitive Compensation Package
We value the work our employees do and feel it’s important to reward them with a competitive compensation package. Aside from our employees’ annual salary, we provide vacation, sick and personal leaves, generous health and dental benefits plan, confidential employee assistance program, defined benefits pension plan with employer matching, robust training and development plan and corporate gym membership discount.
5. Conveniently Located
We are in the heart of downtown Toronto, located at 20 Queen Street West. We are next to The Eaton Centre, with direct access to all the shops, restaurants, and amenities it has to offer. Just a short walk away you will also find Toronto’s live theatre district, the Air Canada Centre, the Rogers Centre. Beyond all the fun things to do around our office we are also easily accessible by transit (TTC, GO Train) and major roads.
6. Health and Wellness Support For Our Employees
Without our employees we would not be successful, so we do all that we can ensure their health and well-being. We offer numerous programs to support our staff. Our Wellness intranet site offers employees a number of resources to help them manage their personal wellness. They not only include group benefits, but also wellness seminars and corporate gym membership discount. We also extend these services to the immediate family members of our staff.
7. Opportunities for Learning and Growth
We support the ongoing development of our employees and provide them with an abundance of opportunities for learning. They may include attendance at conferences, lunch and learn seminars within the OSC, or a course/program at an accredited institution.
8. We Make a Difference
Our mandate at the OSC is to protect investors from unfair, improper, or fraudulent practices, while promoting fair and efficient capital markets. Working towards this goal provides purpose and meaning to our employees work, as they are protecting the investments of many.
9. Supporting the Community in Which We Live and Work
We recognize the need to give back to our community and are actively involved in numerous charities within Toronto. The OSC is a proud supporter of The United Way and fundraises annually to support this worthy cause. We also support our employees in their personal causes, allowing them to promote them to other employees within the organization.
10. We Have Fun
We have an active social committee that works hard to create fun and engaging events for our employees. From bake sales, holiday parties, to group discounts to the CNE and Cineplex tickets, there are activities always going on at the OSC.