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
Temporary Part Time Dietary Aide (DIET 17)

Reporting to the Food Services Manager, the Dietary Aide is responsible for meal and nourishment service, simple food preparation

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home Open
Nurses Aides - Summer Students

Under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse / Registered Practical Nurse these student positions are responsible

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home Open
Part Time Registered Nurse (RN)

Under the direction of the Director of Care and Assistant Director of Care, the Registered Nurse is responsible for performing fu

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home Open
Student Dietary Aides

Under the direction and supervision of the Food Services Manager these student positions are responsible

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

Under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse, the Registered Practical Nurse is responsible for the care of reside

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home Open
Part Time Personal Support Workers

Under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse and/or Registered Practical Nurse, the Personal Support Worker is res

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home Open

Internal Careers

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

Title Intro text Location Status
Job Posting 1543-21 RPT PSW Line 68

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

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home Open
Job Posting 1542-21 TPT PSW Line 61

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

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home Open
Job Posting 1541-21 TPT PSW Line 49

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

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home Open
Job Posting 1540-21 RPT PSW Line 66

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

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home Open
Program Assistant - Ontario Works

Reporting to the Program Supervisor, the Program Assistant provides a wide range of program and administrative support serv

30 Centre Street., Orangeville, ON Open
1539-21 Temporary Student Dietary Aide (DIET23)

Responsible for performing dietary tasks, which include food delivery, dishwashing and general dietary procedures.<

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home Open
1538-21 Temporary Casual Housekeeping Laundry Aide

Responsible for the overall cleanliness of the assigned work area and for delivering linens and residents’ personal clothing as p

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home Open
1537-21 RFT Housekeeping Aide HSK03

Responsible for the overall cleanliness of the assigned work area and for delivering linens and res

Dufferin Oaks Long Term Care Home Open

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

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519.941.2816

W. & M. Edelbrock Centre, 30 Centre Street, Orangeville, ON L9W 2X1

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