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Working In Sarnia-Lambton

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Finding a Job

The Sarnia-Lambton community is here to help you find the next step in your career. Job seekers can access multiple free resources while looking for jobs. We are here to help you enhance your skills and develop your career.

Where to find jobs in Sarnia-Lambton?

Check out local resources for job postings across the county and other resources to help you find your dream job.

Looking for an apprenticeship opportunity?

If you are an apprentice, you can create a free profile using the Sarnia-Lambton Apprenticeship Job Match tool, and we will match you to available apprenticeships and connect you to employers.

Sarnia-Lambton Apprentice Job Match
International Graduate in Canada?

As an international graduate, showcase your talent with local employers and explore career opportunities with this free online resource.


Employment Sectors and Industries

Sarnia-Lambton has continuously growing businesses and employers in every major sector and industry. We are one of the petrochemical hubs of North America, with rising clean energy businesses and a strong agricultural background.


Agriculture is the second largest industry of Lambton County as the areas moderate year-round weather makes it ideal for specialty crops fruits and vegetables and greenhouse production.

Creative Industries and Technology

Sarnia-Lambton houses an innovative group of software, Information technology and graphic design companies. They provide opportunities to tech professionals who wish to work from the comfort of their home.


The four local school boards in Lambton County offers opportunities for educators, administrative assistants, and counsellors across 167 elementary and secondary schools.

Alternative Energy Solutions

Sarnia-Lambton is home to a strong pairing of petrochemical and agricultural industry which has made it a Canada’s premier location for innovation and investment in clean energy biofuels and renewable chemicals.

Research and Development

Sarnia-Lambton is home to Lambton College which is the leading college institution in applied research in Ontario. Sustainable energy research and an ever-growing biochemical industry is creating opportunities in hydrogen and fuel cell research, piloting and deployment.


Lambton County provides care for its residents through Lambton Public Health and the local hospitals. The Bluewater Health hospital in Sarnia along with the Charlotte Englehart Hospital in Petrolia cares for 131,000 people of Sarnia Lambton

Professional Services

Engineering, financial and legal consulting are the backbone of Sarnia-Lambton’s vast petrochemical, manufacturing, and research sectors. These services provide the data and knowledge producers need to develop their products.


Sarnia-Lambton represents Canada’s second largest cluster of companies in the petrochemical sector with variation of processes in the hydrocarbon value chain. The petrochemical industry of the area has given rise to a highly skilled manufacturing sector which provides other businesses with advanced equipment, automotive parts, filter and construction metal products.

Skilled Trades and Construction

The large manufacturing industry and constant construction need across the county provides great opportunities for skilled trades workers. Lambton College also allows trades workers to become certified in a variety of trades and develop their careers.

Food and Retail

Lambton Mall operates as the main shopping centre for Sarnia-Lambton providing the residents with many brans through a convenient shopping experience. Lambton counties premium waterfront food scene, backed by local craft beer and wine industry is providing opportunities for culinary innovation to its residents.

Social Services

The backbone of the Sarnia-Lambton community, social services in the county provide the residents with help in necessities like food, shelter, culture, environment, human rights, and health.

Lambton Mall

Top Employers

With a population spanning from urban to rural, lakeside to countryside, Sarnia’s residents work at some of the largest private companies in the world and crucial public institutions providing for the community.

Top Private Employers
Top Public Employers
Entrepreneur office


Sarnia-Lambton is the perfect place to kickstart your business. You can utilize the area’s competitive advantage compared to mega cities because of its growth potential. Lambton county also has several economic strengths for your business, including low-cost real estate and operation costs, access to the Great Lakes and access to the second most vital U.S.-Canada land border. The Sarnia Lambton Economic Partnership Offers great resources to entrepreneurs and businesses of any size to grow and expand their ventures in the Sarnia-Lambton area

SLEPs Small Business Enterprise Centre office

Coworking Space

Coworking spaces offer you the opportunity and amenities to work productively, collaborate with your team and meet likeminded people and share ideas. These spaces allow you to operate at maximum efficiency and be comfortable with the amenities they provide. The two coworking spaces in Lambton County are in Sarnia: