• Why IO?

    Leave Your Legacy

    As a member of the IO team, you’ll be involved in creating and delivering projects and programs that leave a lasting legacy for the people and province of Ontario. We focus on results and go the extra mile to get the job done. This is reflected in an environment of accountability where we turn obstacles into opportunities.

    Working at IO provides you with the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to your community. We build LEED certified projects, implement energy efficiency and other green initiatives through property management practices, support local charities through staff activities and support for volunteer leaves, and regularly solicit and act on employee recommendations for “greener” living.


    Marcia Medrano“IO is a very unique place to work because it exceptionally fosters professional growth. The volume and breadth of the work we do has been one of the main drivers for deciding to build my career here. It has afforded me fast-track career development opportunities and I have received valuable support from great colleagues and mentors each step of the way.”

    Marcia Medrano, Director 


    Advance Your Career

    At IO, you’ll find a culture of knowledge sharing, mentorship and collaboration where different skills and expertise are recognized and appreciated. You will partner with high caliber professionals and build diverse industry networks that will deepen your expertise and boost your career.

    We’re committed to providing professional development and continuous improvement opportunities for our staff. This commitment is reflected in corporate training programs, departmental lessons learned, financial support for individualized training and annual reviews that include a professional development plan.


    Kan Kanthasamy
    “Thanks to a rich culture of learning and development at IO, I received support to change my career from Finance to Project Management in the early days and grow from within.”

    Kan Kanthasamy, PMP, Senior Business Analyst 



    Commitment to Diversity

    We firmly believe that our success is the result of diverse ideas, experiences and personalities that each of our employees brings forth. We strive to foster diversity and create a safe, healthy and respectful workplace where our employees can realize their full potential. We invite exceptional achievers from every background to add their unique strengths to our organization.

    Shape Your Work Environment

    We value the contributions of all of our team members. An Employee Advisory Council and employee-managed groups such as Women at IO, IO Speaks (our own Toastmasters club), and IO Gives Back provide every employee with an opportunity to get engaged, influence the future of our organization and shape our work environment.

    Support for You and Your Family

    We demonstrate how much we value our employees through a total compensation package, which includes a competitive salary, annual performance-based incentives, vacation time, a balanced work life, group health, vision, dental and lifestyle benefit coverage , employee wellness and assistance programs, pregnancy and parental leave top-up and a defined-contribution pension plan.