OLG Looking to Hire Employees for Sault Ste. Marie Office

One of the leading employers in Ontario, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation is looking to recruit some fresh faces for its Sault Ste. Marie head office. The Crown corporation said that there will be a two-day event online on May 30 and 31, 2023, allowing interested candidates to submit their applications for one of the many available positions.

OLG is one of the top employers not only in Ontario but in Canada as well. This year, the organization was included in Forbes’ Best Employers in Canada, which is a list based on an independent survey of over 10,000 individuals who work at companies with 500 employees or more. In addition to that, the company is also listed in the 20% of selected companies nationwide.

Now Hiring

Currently, the OLG’s main office is in Sault Ste. Marie is one of the largest employers in the area looking to expand even further. With the May 30 and 31 event the company will be looking to hire staff for 26 positions. Openings are at Enterprise Technology, Digital & Land-based Gaming, Finance, Risk & Analytics, Internal Audit, Lottery & Customer Care, and Governance, Legal & Compliance.

As mentioned, the two-day virtual job fair will be on May 30 and 31, 2023, and will give interested individuals a chance to learn more about OLG and the available positions. Those who are interested are advised to book 15-minute online one-on-one interviews with officials from the Crown for the role of their preference. This can be done via https://olg.hiringplatform.ca/list/ssm.

But on top of the job vacancies, the digital recruitment event will also showcase the City of Sault Ste. Marie to outline the benefit of living and working in this exceptional community, which is home to the OLG’s main HQ. Furthermore, the OLG is also willing to provide relocation support for those who are approved for one of the positions and would like to move to the city.

Esther Zdolec, OLG’s Senior Vice President of People and Culture noted the Crown had quite deep roots in the city, as OLG has been a part of it for over three decades. She added OLG operations were of utmost importance to the community today and in the future. Lastly, she said the focus was on creating a fun, inclusive, and performance-driven workplace in the city.

Sharing Its Casino Profits

Thanks to its land-based gaming activities, OLG is able to share the profits with its host communities that accommodate its casinos. Sault Ste. Marie is one of those, and for the financial quarter ending on March 31, 2023, it accepted over CA$344,000 from the Crown. The city has been home to Gateway Casinos Sault Ste. Marie since May 1999.

In its latest payments to all Ontario communities, the City of Niagara Falls was also on the receiving end, pocketing one of the largest quarterly payments in the province. For hosting Fallsview Casino Resort and Casino Niagara, the city received around CA$3.93 million for Q4. For the fiscal year 2023, the Crown agency contributed roughly CA$19.9 million for hosting the two casinos.

Source: β€œOLG is Hiring in Sault Ste Marie” OLG, May 24, 2023

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Yolina has followed closely the latest development on the Canadian gaming scene over the past years, monitoring the land-based, lottery, and online offerings up for grabs. The dynamic nature of the local lottery and casino fields, as well as the opportunities lying ahead of Canada fire her enthusiasm for what is to come. A sports betting enthusiast, in her spare time Yolina could be found in her natural habitat – turning the pages of biographies and catching up on the latest stand-up comedy podcasts.