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The HKPR District Health Unit serves communities in the County of Haliburton, the City of Kawartha Lakes, and Northumberland County, with offices in Port Hope, Haliburton, and Lindsay. Our mission is to promote health and prevent illness through five divisions: Medical Officer of Health, Corporate Services, Foundational Standards, Health Promotion, and Health Protection.

Explore our current career opportunities below, including full job descriptions. To apply, email your resume and cover letter to or mail them to 200 Rose Glen Road, Port Hope, Ontario, L1A 3V6. Be sure to include the competition number and position title.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Current Positions Available

  • Image of Public Health Nurse - Temporary Full-Time (Contract)
    Public Health Nurse - Temporary Full-Time (Contract)

    As a member of the Communicable Disease Prevention & Control Department (CDPC) of the Health Protection Division, the CDPC Nurse is accountable to CDPC Management for the implementation of the assigned Requirements of the Infectious and Communicable Diseases Prevention & Control Program Standard, Immunization Standard, and/or School Health Standard of the Ontario Public Health Standards (OPHS) 2018 and related protocols and other duties as assigned by the Health Protection Division.

  • Image of Administrative Assistant (Casual) – Corporate Services/Health Protection
    Administrative Assistant (Casual) – Corporate Services/Health Protection

    The Administrative Assistant will be an integral member of program team as assigned. Will assist program staff with the organization and administration of program activities and provide administrative support in an efficient and courteous manner, ensuring confidentiality at all times.

  • Image of Tobacco Student Test Shopper – Health Protection Division
    Tobacco Student Test Shopper – Health Protection Division

    The Tobacco Student Test Shopper is accountable to Health Protection Division Management for assisting the Tobacco Control Officers (TCO) during tobacco vendor enforcement checks/inspections in accordance with the Tobacco, Vapour and Smoke Protocol (as current).

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