Our core values

Our core values reflect who we are and who we want to be. We hope they’ll resonate with you. These values help us create and sustain a respectful and balanced workplace—one that provides work that’s diverse and satisfying.

Listen and engage

We aspire to be an open, inclusive and empowering organization. We are transformed by our conversations and our partnerships.

Learn and educate

We share our knowledge and expertise and learn from others, internally and externally.

Make a difference

We act decisively to achieve results for our communities, our cities, and our workplace.

Collaborate and unite

We are committed to building a diverse and strong team. We work collaboratively and respectfully to achieve our goals.

Current opportunities
Share the satisfaction of working to improve the quality of life in communities across Canada.
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Ottawa, ON
The Project Coordinator, Capacity Development, supports the development and delivery of programming to support Green Municipal Fund (GMF) capacity building and knowledge objectives; helps mobilize knowledge through both peer-to-peer and broad reach learning activities; and uses and develops innovative methods for knowledge transfer, brokering and dissemination.
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Ottawa, ON
The Grant Coordinator provides assistance and guidance to applicants to the Sustainable Affordable Housing (SAH) Planning Grant and Study offers, while providing superior client service.
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Ottawa, ON
The Lead, Land Use Sector Development will support FCM’s overall role as a national leading municipal association and will promote the adoption of sustainable land use practices in the municipal sector.
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Ottawa, ON
The Manager, Sector Development is responsible for ensuring that GMF funding design and implementation is grounded in best practices and lessons learned.
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Ottawa, ON
The Manager, Impact Research and Performance is accountable for leading a team of professionals, functional planning, management, and oversight of all aspects of verifying the environmental performance of GMF funded projects, measuring the impact of GMF at the program level, and promoting efficient and effective internal processes. This is a key role in one of Canada’s leading impact finance organizations.
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Ottawa, ON
The Advisor, Governance and Planning, manages governance processes related to the Green Municipal Fund (GMF) and other climate change programs. The Advisor researches and provides advice/recommendations to the Senior Manager, Director’s Office on governance-related policies and procedures, as well as leads the recruitment, training and support for GMF Council and committee members.
Ottawa, ON
In a post pandemic working reality, FCM is looking to be a national leader in creating a workplace that attracts the very best people to achieve its mission-critical national mandate. To this end, we’re looking for a future-ready P&C leader to create the right environment for a best-practice organizational culture.
Reporting to the Federation’s Chief Development Officer, The Senior Director, Capacity and Sector Development (SD) leads the design and development of a scalable one-stop shop for delivering enabling knowledge and capacity building, funding/financing and partnership brokering. In doing so, and through the identification of gaps including policy needs and opportunities, the municipal sector can take meaningful, sound, and impactful action on FCM and Federal priority issues, including gender equality, social inclusion, reconciliation, systemic racism, affordable housing, and local economic development.
The perks

We’ve experienced tremendous growth in the last decade and are proud of what we offer our staff. Beyond a dynamic environment and deeply rewarding work at an equal-opportunity employer, here’s what you’ll enjoy as an FCM team member:

Work-life balance
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Telecommuting opportunities
  • Fridays off from July to September
  • Office closed between Christmas and New Year’s
Employee development
  • Challenging work environment
  • Training & development programs
  • Growth opportunities
  • Working closely with elected officials
Competitive benefits
  • Insurance including employer-paid Health & Dental Care
  • Employer RRSP contributions
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Vacation and sick credits
Member career opportunities

Canadian municipalities are looking for skilled employees in a range of areas.

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