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*Welcome to our Careers webpage. Please review all information on this page and when you are finished, scroll to the bottom to apply for the posted career opportunity.

Overview

The Municipality of Port Hope is a remarkably picturesque community located on the shore of Lake Ontario and nestled in the Northumberland Hills. With a population of 16,500 and thriving business and tourism sectors, Port Hope is a unique, inclusive municipality dedicated to fostering an active, healthy, vibrant and caring community, and offering a wonderful blend of rural and urban lifestyles.

The Municipality is committed to meeting the needs of our residents and business community by delivering efficient and effective services with an approach that is financially sustainable and environmentally responsible. As a service-based industry, our most valuable resource is a solid, proficient staff of highly skilled, qualified, and motivated employees.

The Municipality of Port Hope is an equal opportunity Employer. Work accommodations are available in the recruitment process to accommodate individual needs in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Human Rights Code. Please advise Human Resources should you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process.

Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and is used to determine eligibility for potential employment.

To submit a general application for a municipal position or a Volunteer Firefighter application, please download an application form. Completed forms may be submitted at one of our Municipal offices, faxed to 905-885-7698 or e-mailed to hr@porthope.ca.

In accordance with our Records Retention By-law, unsolicited resumes submitted for potential future openings will be kept on file for three months and reviewed as positions suited to your skills and abilities become available.

For notification of recently posted Career opportunities, sign up for email notifications when a job has been posted at porthope.ca/subscription.

A valid and satisfactory Criminal Record with Judicial Matters Check (Police Records Check) will be required prior to start of employment. For employment in positions which have responsibility for the care and custody of vulnerable persons, the Vulnerable Sector Check will be required.

Should you be applying for an advertised career opportunity, we thank you for your interest in the position; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. See current Career Opportunities below.

Position: Fitness Instructor (Contract)
Department: Parks, Recreation and Culture
Summary: The Fitness Instructor is responsible to assist in the planning and delivery of fitness programs offered by the department of Parks, Recreation and Culture and the supervision of the program participants; ensure compliance with fitness standards, HIGH FIVE® standards, the Health and Safety Regulations and Municipal Policies and procedures in cooperation with the Recreation and Culture Coordinator, Child and Youth Coordinator, and/or Older Adult Activity Coordinator.

Careers: 

Facilities Operator (Contract)
  • Open Date: 06/17/2020
  • Close Date: 08/02/2020
  • Category: Contract - Full Time

Summary: The Facilities Operator is responsible for custodial and building maintenance at Municipal facilities, and operational requirements for the arena and pool at the Jack Burger Sports Complex (JBSC), including ice installation, maintenance and…

Fitness Instructor (Contract)
  • Open Date: 01/27/2020
  • Close Date: 12/31/2020
  • Category: Contract - Part Time

Summary: The Fitness Instructor is responsible to assist in the planning and delivery of fitness programs offered by the department of Parks, Recreation and Culture and the supervision of the program participants; ensure compliance with fitness standards,…

Transit Driver
  • Open Date: 06/25/2020
  • Close Date: 07/19/2020
  • Category: Permanent - Part Time

Summary: The Transit Driver is responsible for the safe and punctual transportation of passengers using the public Transit service in Port Hope while providing excellent customer service.   *Note: Interviews for the position may be scheduled prior…