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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 an active, vibrant, healthy, and caring community. The Municipality is committed to delivering all services in a courteous, informative, and prompt manner. As a service-based industry our most valuable resource is a solid, efficient staff of highly skilled, qualified, and motivated employees.

We are an equal opportunity employer; accommodations are available, upon request, in the recruitment process for applicants with disabilities who have been selected for an job interview.

We thank all applicants for their interest however, only those candidates selected for a job interview will be contacted. 

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.

General Applications

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

A valid and satisfactory Police Records Check will be required prior to start of employment.  For employment within the Parks, Recreation and Culture department, the Police Records Check should also include the Vulnerable Sector Search.  

Day Camp Counsellor
  • Open Date: 01/10/2019
  • Close Date: 03/31/2019
  • Category: Summer Student

Summary: The Day Camp Counsellor is responsible to assist in the planning, delivery and supervision of the Day Camp programs and participants; ensuring compliance with HIGH FIVE® standards, the Health and Safety Regulations; and Municipal Policies…

Day Camp Resource/Inclusion Leader
  • Open Date: 01/10/2019
  • Close Date: 03/31/2019
  • Category: Summer Student

Summary: The Day Camp Resource/Inclusion Leader is responsible to assist in the delivery and supervision of recreation and Day Camp programs offered by the Department of Parks, Recreation and Culture; ensuring compliance with HIGH FIVE® standards,…

Day Camp Team Leader
  • Open Date: 01/10/2019
  • Close Date: 03/31/2019
  • Category: Summer Student

Summary: The Day Camp Team Leader is responsible to provide guidance and supervision to the staff in their planning, delivery and supervision of Day Camp participants; ensures high quality lessons and programs are being delivered in compliance with…

Engineering Summer Student
  • Open Date: 01/11/2019
  • Close Date: 02/10/2019
  • Category: Summer Student

Summary: The Engineering summer student is responsible to assist the Works and Engineering staff in a variety of tasks related to Public Works and Engineering services; special projects; and administrative support for the staff in the Development Team…

Heritage Planner Summer Student
  • Open Date: 01/16/2019
  • Close Date: 02/10/2019
  • Category: Summer Student

Summary: Summary: The Heritage Planner Summer Student position will assist the Heritage Planner in updating the Municipal Heritage Register by way of the Non-designated Properties of Cultural Heritage Interest or Values Project, processing of Heritage…