Job Family Structure

Academic & Student Affairs Business Management Executive Level 6
Facilities Operations Payroll & Tax Management Level 5
Finance Financial Analysis Professional Level 4 Accountant Lead
Health Services Accounting Administrative & Operational Support Level 3 Accountant, Senior
Human Resources Procurement Police, Fire and Skilled Trades Level 2 Accountant
IT Treasury Level 1 Accountant, Associate



The above structure is an example of how the job family structure is organized. The yellow highlights an example. The example displays how a Accountant, Senior, job is part of the Accounting sub-family within the Finance job family. This job is included in the Professional Career Stream and is classified as a level 3.

Click the column heading above to view the definitions of each job structure element – Job Family, Sub-Family, Career Stream, Career Level and Job.

Understanding the Job Family Structure

The Career Stream Level Guide located under tools, provides career stream and level definitions.  The guide is helpful when creating a new position, recruiting for a current job or simply wanting to understand level descriptions.

The Job Family Structure Elements and Terms  webpage identifies 13 job families associated with staff and their specific sub-families, career streams and levels.

The Career Path Maker allows employees to explore the jobs that exist within the job family structure. By simply searching by career stream, job family, sub family, or key word, employees can see the various opportunities and alternative paths available to them. 

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