Toronto Transit Commission / TTC
TTC supervisor helping to assist customers   (Photo credit: Roger Yip)

Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Toronto Transit Commission / TTC was selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2017):

  • The TTC encourages ongoing employee development with tuition subsidies for courses both related and unrelated to an employees' current position (up to $3,500 per year) and a variety of in-house and online training options, including apprenticeship opportunities
  • In addition to contributions to a defined benefit pension plan, the TTC helps employees prepare for the future with retirement planning assistance and health benefits that extend to retirees (with no age limit)
  • As part of the organization's efforts to support its diverse workforce and customer base, the TTC created a Diversity and Inclusion Lens to encourage employees to think about the unintended impacts their decisions may have on diverse groups
TTC operator at the controls on a subway train   (Photo credit: Derek Stryland)


Established in Canada 1921
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 14,256
Part-time employees in Canada 8
Average age of employees in Canada 46.4
Longest serving employee 50 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options 35-hour work week (with full pay), shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 24 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

The Career Directory

Toronto Transit Commission / TTC has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
TTC employees performing track maintenance

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Public Transit
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 10,000 to 25,000
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $3,500 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Other info for new grads The TTC offers a number of unique development opportunities for graduates including a 2-year Graduate Development Leadership Program that features 3 streams: financial management; engineering and operations; and customer management and service delivery. Additionally, the TTC manages a Coach and Truck Technician Apprenticeship in partnership with the Toronto District School Board.
Typical new grad positions Programmer Analyst, Environmental Advisor, Communications Specialist, Budget Coordinator, Civil Track Surveyor, Service Desk Analyst, Database and Software Application Developer, Engineering Technologist
Starting salary $50K to $55K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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