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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.  

Parks Maintenance (Seasonal Contract)
  • Open Date: 01/10/2019
  • Close Date: 02/10/2019
  • Category: Contract - Full Time

Summary: The Parks Maintenance staff is responsible for completing maintenance tasks in all Municipal parks and facilities within the parks operating season, including grass cutting, plant and lawn care, garbage/recycling collection, special event assistance,…

Parks-Summer Student
  • Open Date: 01/10/2019
  • Close Date: 02/10/2019
  • Category: Summer Student

Summary: The Parks summer student is responsible for completing maintenance tasks in Municipal parks and facilities within the parks operating season including: grass cutting (cutting, trimming and lawn care); flower gardens (planting, trimming and…

Program Staff
  • Open Date: 01/10/2019
  • Close Date: 03/31/2019
  • Category: Summer Student

Summary: The Program staff are responsible to assist in the delivery and supervision of recreation programs offered by the Department of Parks, Recreation and Culture and assist with the operations of the Town Park Recreation Centre; ensuring compliance…

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

Summary: The Wastewater summer student will assist employees with duties involving physical labour such as, but not limited to, cutting of grass, weed eating, cutting and trimming trees, preparing the ground and seeding grass, debris and garbage pick-up,…

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

Summary: The Water summer student will assist employees with duties involving physical labour such as, but not limited to, ditch cleaning and cutting of grass, weed eating, cutting and trimming trees, preparing the ground and seeding grass, debris and…