What we look for

The Region of Durham employs a talented, diverse and passionate workforce that is dedicated to providing high quality services and programs to our residents. We are always looking for people to join our team who share the same values and demonstrate the following competencies:

Click on each competency to learn more about them.

Core Competencies Diagram Core Competency Diagram Management Competencies

Core Competencies Diagram:

Customer Focus & Service Excellence:
“Providing the highest quality programs and/or services that consistently meet the needs of internal/external customers and clients”

“Conducting oneself in an ethical and responsible manner while demonstrating respect for self, others and the organization at large”

Effective Interpersonal Communication:
“Building positive working relationships with others”

Embracing Innovation & Learning:
“Demonstrating a willingness to learn and consistently seeking better ways of doing things”

Management/Leadership Competencies Diagram:

Leadership & Change Management:
“Championing a clear future direction that focuses and aligns the efforts of others to achieve the strategic goals of the organization”

Strategic Thinking:
“Anticipating future challenges and opportunities, assessing options and implications, and developing plans and priorities that align with long-term objectives”

Coaching, Mentoring & Developing Others:
“Involving and supporting others to enhance their development and to maximize their contributions to the organization”

Effective Decision Making:
“Resolving issues and implementing quality solutions in a timely manner”