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.  

Waste Transfer Site Assistant
  • Open Date: 05/26/2017 09:45:14
  • Close Date: 06/11/2017 23:59:59
  • Category: Permanent - Part Time

Summary: To assist the Waste Transfer Site Attendant (Full-time) by addressing ratepayer questions and directing the sorting of recycling and waste disposal at the Waste Transfer Site.

Water Operator
  • Open Date: 05/16/2017 10:57:26
  • Close Date: 06/11/2017 23:59:59
  • 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.