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

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.  

Administrative Assistant of Community Development
  • Open Date: 08/30/2019
  • Close Date: 09/22/2019
  • Category: Contract - Full Time

Summary: The Administrative Assistant of Community Development is responsible for providing administrative and clerical support to the Community Development Department, which is inclusive of the divisions of Planning, Marketing and Tourism. 

General Accountant
  • Open Date: 09/06/2019
  • Close Date: 10/06/2019
  • Category: Permanent - Full Time

Summary: The General Accountant is responsible for assisting the Finance Manager, Tax and Revenue Coordinator and Financial Planning Coordinator with a variety of assignments including bank and account reconciliation, general ledger account analysis…

Roads Operator - Urban
  • Open Date: 08/30/2019
  • Close Date: 09/22/2019
  • Category: Permanent - Full Time

Summary: The Roads Operator is responsible for year round maintenance of the roads, roads related Municipal property (e.g. ditches, trees and boulevards) and roads related infrastructure (e.g. sidewalks, bridges, guardrails) in accordance with Municipal…

Visitors Centre Assistant
  • Open Date: 09/05/2019
  • Close Date: 09/22/2019
  • Category: Permanent - Part Time

Summary: The Visitor’s Centre Assistant is responsible for greeting, addressing inquiries and providing information to Visitors at the Port Hope Visitor’s Information Centre and providing administrative / clerical support for Marketing and…

Water Operator
  • Open Date: 08/26/2019
  • Close Date: 09/15/2019
  • Category: Permanent - Full Time

Summary: The Water Operator is responsible to operate and maintain the Water Distribution and Water Treatment infrastructure and related facilities in compliance with all applicable legislation.