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.  

Committee Recording Secretary
  • Open Date: 09/15/2017
  • Close Date: 10/06/2017
  • Category: Student

Summary: Responsible to provide administrative support to the following Committees of Council on a part-time basis (approx. 5 hours per month): Centre of Excellence (“CofE”) in Recycling Working Group (held on the 2nd Wednesday of every…

Customer Service Representative
  • Open Date: 09/18/2017
  • Close Date: 10/15/2017
  • Category: Student

Summary: The Customer Service Representative is responsible for front line Customer Service at various recreation facilities by processing admissions and registration, addressing questions and providing information to the patrons and public; addressing…

Program Staff
  • Open Date: 09/18/2017
  • Close Date: 10/15/2017
  • Category: Student

Summary: The Program staff are responsible to assist in the planning, delivery and supervision of programs, and their participants, offered by the Department of Parks, Recreation and Culture; ensures compliance with HIGH FIVE® standards, the Health…