Careers at the College

The Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario invests significant time and energy to create a positive and safe environment where everyone can share ideas, solve problems and thrive and grow as individuals and teams.

Who we are

The RCDSO licenses and oversees nearly 10,800 dentists in the province.

We work in the public interest by putting patients first. We are committed to transparency, accessibility, and fairness in all of our work. We protect the public’s right to quality dental services by providing leadership to the dental profession in regulation

Working at RCDSO

Our staff has a wide range of experience and expertise, with backgrounds in law, dentistry, communications, information technology and customer service. The College provides employees with ample opportunities to achieve advancement and also to grow within their current roles.

Benefits and pension

We provide a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • generous vacation and sick day policies
  • supports for continuing education, attendance at seminars, short courses and degree or College courses
  • extended health, dental, life and disability insurance
  • parental leave top-up program 
  • a pension plan that can be adapted to the employee’s savings goals
  • access to a confidential employee and family assistance program

Meet the Neighbourhood

College staff are now working remotely as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our virtual neighbourhood includes a vibrant intranet site, and regular bi-weekly meetings with our Registrar/CEO. 

Our building is located directly across from the Rosedale subway station. Many of our employees take public transit to work, and travel in from all over the GTA.

Nearby amenities that are within a five minute walk from our office include:

  • Rosedale subway station
  • Variety of restaurants
  • Major shopping mall
  • Daycare centre
  • Fitness club
  • Park and walking trails
  • Toronto reference library

Work environment

A little down time can help strengthen working relationships. We have a great social committee that organizes potlucks, breakfasts, a summer event and a holiday party on behalf of staff. People get a chance to relax and get to know one another. It is also a great opportunity for new employees to meet their co-workers.

In the summer, staff enjoy 5-hour workdays every Friday. We also hold all staff Town Hall meetings two to three times a year. 

To allow staff some flexibility in their work day, RCDSO also provides alternative work arrangements for employees.