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.  

Customer Service Assistant
  • Open Date: 07/10/2019
  • Close Date: 08/05/2019
  • Category: Contract - Full Time

Summary: The Customer Service Assistant is responsible for receiving and addressing public inquiry by phone, email and in person regarding services provided by the Municipality of Port Hope; and providing related administrative and clerical support…

Facilities Operator
  • Open Date: 07/03/2019
  • Close Date: 07/28/2019
  • Category: Contract - Full Time

Summary: 2 positions: Facilities Operator (12 month Contract); Facilities Operator (6 month Contract) The Facilities Operator is responsible for custodial and building maintenance at all Municipal facilities, and operational requirements for the arena…

Human Resources Assistant
  • Open Date: 07/10/2019
  • Close Date: 08/05/2019
  • Category: Contract - Part Time

Summary: The Human Resources Assistant is responsible to provide administrative assistance, research and confidential support to the Human Resources Manager. Responsibilities include assistance with Recruitment administration; new hire paperwork, orientation…

Water Operations Manager
  • Open Date: 06/19/2019
  • Close Date: 07/21/2019
  • Category: Permanent - Full Time

Summary: The Water Operations Manager is responsible for the safe, efficient and cost-effective management of the water treatment and distribution subsystems and shall act as the Overall Responsible Operator (ORO) in accordance with the Ministry of…