Careers

The Corporation of the County of Dufferin strives to foster a workplace where individuals can maximize their potential. We endeavour to attract, engage, develop and celebrate exceptional people in public service through a workplace environment that is inclusive, supportive and reflective of the diverse community we are honoured to serve. With our belief that people are the most important and valuable asset to a Corporation, the Human Resources Department is responsible for offering support services to the many different departments throughout Dufferin County.

Our responsibilities include:

  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • People and Talent Management
  • Organizational Development
  • Health, Safety and Wellness
  • Compensation and Benefits .

A career in public service is a rewarding opportunity to apply your skills and expertise to meaningful work that will improve people’s quality of life.

Dufferin County is looking for talented individuals who want to make a positive difference in our community. We offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits packages, as well as opportunities for career development and professional advancement. Please explore this site to learn more about joining our team.

Why Join Dufferin County

The Corporation of the County of Dufferin has a rich history and strong commitment to delivering high quality programs and services to our community. We are looking for skilled, committed, and motivated individuals to join our team who share our values and vision to consistently deliver a high quality of life and caring for all our citizens. We are proud to provide a variety of exciting and rewarding career opportunities. Please review the job vacancies posted to learn more about how you can make a difference at Dufferin County. 

Dufferin County will only accept online employment applications for posted job vacancies. Unsolicited applications or general applications submitted to the human resources department will not be held on file for potential future vacancies. Job vacancies that are open to the public will be posted on our web-site.

NOTE: We thank all applicants for taking the time to submit an online application, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Corporation of the County of Dufferin is an equal opportunity employer. We support an inclusive culture and encourage individuals with diverse identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply.

Personal information submitted will be used for the purposes of each individual competition only, in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Current Job Opportunities

Title Intro text Location Status
Community Service Worker - Children's Services - Temporary Full Time

Reporting to the Manager of Children’s Services, the Community Services Worker will provide support and assistance to the public in accessing

Dufferin County Open
Student Position - Finance Assistant

Working 35 hours per week, the Student Finance Assistant will help staff within the Treasury Department with all related duties. 

Dufferin County Open
Temporary Part Time Housing Placement Worker

Working 21 hours per week, the Housing Placement Worker will assist homeless individuals in attaining housing stability.  Responsibilit

Community Services Department Closed
Temporary FT Accounting Clerk - Resident Services

Reporting to the Office Manager, The Accounting Clerk – Resident Services is responsibl

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home In Progress
Temporary PT Activationist

Reporting to the Program and Support Manager, the Activationist is responsible for ensu

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home Closed
Casual Maintenance Worker

Under the direction of the Facilities Manager, the casual Maintenance Worker is responsible for preventat

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home In Progress
Casual Housekeeping / Laundry Aide

We are currently recruiting for caring and compassionate casual Housekeeping / Laundry Aides.  

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home In Progress
Casual Dietary Aides

We are currently recruiting for caring and compassionate casual Dietary Aides.

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home In Progress
Student Dietary Aides

We are currently recruiting for caring and compassionate Student Dietary Aides.

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home In Progress
Registered Practical Nurses (Part-time)

These positions are responsible for the care of residents

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home, Shelburne Open

Internal Careers

Check here for internal job postings for CUPE, ONA, and non-union staff.

Title Intro text Location Status
Job Posting 1402-20 - RFT Housekeeping Aide

Responsible for the overall cleanliness of the assigned work area.

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home Open
Job Posting 1401 TPT RPN Line 2

Responsible for assuming responsibility for the care of residents of an assigned home area.

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home Open
Job Posting 1400 TPT RPN Line 12

Responsible for assuming responsibility for the care of residents of an assigned home area.

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home Open
Job Posting 1399 - TPT Dietary Aide

Responsible for performing dietary tasks, which include all facets of food preparation and delivery, under the

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home Open
Job Posting 1398 TFT RPN Line 11

Scope of Work:

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home In Progress
Job Posting 1397 RPT PSW Line 60

Responsible for providing resident care under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse and Director of Resident Services.<

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home In Progress
Job Posting 1396 TPT PSW Line 66

Responsible for providing resident care under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse and Direct

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home In Progress
Job Posting 1395 - TPT PSW Line 71

Responsible for providing resident care under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse and Direct

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home In Progress
Job Posting 1394 - RPT PSW Line 57

Responsible for providing resident care under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse and Director of Resident Services.<

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home In Progress
Job Posting 1393 RPT PSW Line 62

Responsible for providing resident care under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse and Director of Resident Services.

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home In Progress

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I apply for a position?

    Individuals must be legally entitled to work in Canada, and must be at least 18 years of age in order to be considered an eligible candidate for any position at the County. Applications must be submitted online to hr@dufferincounty.ca. In the event you require an alternate method of submitting your application, please contact the Human Resources Department by calling 519.941.2816.

    Additional qualifications may be also required, which are unique to each position and the nature of the job. Applicants should carefully review the “Minimum Qualifications” listed under each job posting to determine whether they meet the eligibility criteria for that particular position.

    Dufferin County is an equal opportunity employer, and we strongly encourage individuals with diverse identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply.

  • Can I submit a resume at any time?

    Dufferin County will only accept resumes and employment applications for posted job vacancies, up to the date and time listed on posting. Late submissions will not be accepted. Unsolicited applications or general applications submitted to the Human Resources department will not be considered or held on file for potential future vacancies.

  • Can I get notifications about new job postings?

    Coming soon!

  • How will I know if the County received my application?

    When a resume is submitted electronically to hr@dufferincounty.ca, a confirmation message is sent; this confirms your application has been received. If you do not receive this confirmation, please call 519.941.2816 and ask to speak to the Human Resources Department.

    To help staff provide you an answer quickly please have the title of the position for which you have applied.

  • Have I been selected for an interview?

    We would like to thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted directly. Personal information will be used to determine eligibility for potential employment and is pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

  • What if I require accommodations?

    Accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided, on request, to support candidate participation in all aspects of the recruitment process. Please inform Human Resources at 519.941.2816 if you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process. Dufferin County is committed to an inclusive recruitment and hiring process that respects the dignity and independence of people with disabilities.

Contact Careers

To help limit the spread of COVID-19, adjustments have been made to the way Dufferin County delivers services. For a list of current office appointment hours, closures, or cancellations, click on the banner at the top of the page.

519.941.2816

55 Zina Street, Orangeville ON, L9W 1E5

Monday through Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm