• Frequently asked questions about how to apply for positions at the GTAA are included below. Need some extra help? Check out our instructions document.

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    • How can I search and apply for open jobs?

      The site is continuously updated to include open jobs from the GTAA as they become available. If you've created an account, you can use the “Search Jobs” option under your Career Centre to search for available opportunities. If you do not have an account, you can still search for jobs within our Quick Job Search page or click on “View All Jobs” to see all available jobs.

    • How can I submit my résumé?

      Our acceptable CV/résumé file formats include: Microsoft Word (.doc and .docx); Plain Text (.txt); Rich Text Format (.rtf); Hypertext Markup Language (.htm or .html) ; and text-based Portable Document Format (.pdf). Note: If the CV/résumé was scanned in as a picture (TIFF, JPEG) the text will not be recognized by the system and therefore will not upload successfully.

    • Can I apply for more than one job?

      Absolutely. Please feel free to apply to as many jobs as you like.

    • I have submitted my application. How will I know if I have been shortlisted for the position?

      If you are shortlisted for a position, we will contact you within two to three weeks to arrange for an interview. Given the large number of applications that we usually receive for each of our positions, we regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. In the event that you are not successful in the application, your resume will remain active in our database for up to six months.

    • As an applicant with a disability, how do I request accommodation?

      When you are informed of an interview and need special arrangements, please let the recruiter know. If you have a disability that makes it difficult to express your interest in a job through our online application process, or if you require TTY/TDD assistance, please contact us and we will make arrangements.

    • What should I expect from the interview process?

      The interview process allows us to get to know the potential of a candidate, and for the candidate to get to know our people and our business. In most cases, candidates will meet with the hiring manager and sometimes with other team members.

      You'll be asked questions about your academic and work experiences, and you'll have a chance to ask some questions of us. It will be most helpful if you take the time to get to know a bit about our company; have a good sense of what value you think you may bring to our business, and be prepared to offer examples of your past achievements or successes.

    • I've completed a Career Profile and have opted to receive automatic e-mail alerts. What will happen next?

      If you've agreed to receive e-mail notifications from us, then you'll receive messages about new job openings that align with your profile or interests. These automated alerts will ONLY be sent to you if you've agreed to receive e-mail notifications on your Career Profile. You will need to apply for a specific job opening to be considered for a job within our organization.

    • Why I am asked to submit additional information once I have completed my Career Profile?

      Your Career Profile provides us with general information about your background and interests. When we consider your application toward a specific job, we need more detailed information that will help us assess your skills as they apply to the requirements of that job.

    • I work for a Recruiting Agency. How do I submit a candidate for consideration?

      The GTAA does not accept unsolicited résumés, CVs or applications from recruiting agencies. We only accept applicants from agencies who are partnered with us for a specific search.

    • I am a Search Firm Recruitment Consultant. Would the GTAA would like to engage our recruitment services?

      All recruitment agencies are required to submit their proposals and quotations via the Merx procurement portal. Check Merx for updates on our latest Request for Proposal (RFP) listings.

    • When does student recruitment take place?

      Student recruitment takes place during specific months of the year, depending on graduation status. We recruit graduating students for full-time jobs between August and November each year. Internship and co-op candidates are recruited between December and February. It's very unusual for student jobs to become available at other times.

      Students must apply to specific job openings to be considered for employment.

    • Does the GTAA have internship programs for university students?

      Yes. We do offer co-op placements for both college and university students who are enrolled in a recognized co-operative education program. Recruiting for these programs takes place throughout the year. Please contact your campus co-op office directly for more information.