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.  

Crossing Guard
  • Open Date: 12/13/2017
  • Close Date: 06/29/2018
  • Category: Casual

Summary: The Crossing Guard is responsible for the safe crossing of students to and from the Schools. The casual Crossing Guard is called into work in the absence of a regularly scheduled Crossing Guard.

Day Camp and Program Summer Student
  • Open Date: 01/10/2018
  • Close Date: 02/15/2018
  • Category: Student

Summary: The Day Camp Counsellor is responsible to assist in the planning, delivery and supervision of the Day Camp programs and participants; ensuring compliance with HIGH FIVE® standards, the Health and Safety Regulations; and Municipal Policies…

Engineering Office Summer Student
  • Open Date: 01/10/2018
  • Close Date: 02/15/2018
  • Category: Student

Summary: The Engineering Office summer student is responsible to assist the Works and Engineering staff in a variety of tasks related to Public Works and Engineering services; special projects; and administrative support for the staff in the Development…

Heritage Planner Summer Student
  • Open Date: 01/10/2018
  • Close Date: 02/15/2018
  • Category: Student

Summary: The Heritage Planner Summer Student position shall assist the Municipal Planner in the development of a ‘Built Heritage Inventory’, processing of Heritage Approval applications, and other basic Heritage Planning matters; in addition,…

Municipal Planner
  • Open Date: 01/10/2018
  • Close Date: 02/11/2018
  • Category: Permanent - Full Time

Summary: The Planner shall provide professional planning advice to Council, members of the Public, property owners, property developers and staff with respect to land use planning matters within the Municipality of Port Hope in accordance with the Municipal…