To see all available employment opportunities visit our Careers Page!

If you have any questions or have issues with the application process, please email

Do you have a passion for public service, enjoy collaborating with others, and have a desire to learn and grow? Well, come join our team! 

 Why work for us
  • Peterborough County offers a highly attractive total compensation package, including competitive salary, paid time off, OMERS pension, group benefits, and an employee assistance program.
  • We encourage the personal and professional growth of our staff through training opportunities and wellness initiatives.
  • We offer a great work environment that provides excellent opportunities professional growth
  • Here at Peterborough County we embrace diversity and treat each other in a fair, courteous and compassionate way.


 How to Apply

To be considered for a position, your application must be in response to an active posting and be submitted through our Careers Page.  We do not accept unsolicited resumes. 


Submitting an application:
  • Select the position you are interested in applying for and ensure that  you review all necessary career details. 
  • Enter your contact information (name, email, phone) - please use an email address that you check regularly, as this is where your invitation will be sent to if you are chosen to participate in the selection process. 
  • Upload a copy of your cover letter and up-to-date resume. These must be uploaded as one (1) document and as either a .doc or .pdf format. Your cover letter and resume should clearly outline how you meet the requirements of the position. 
  • Answer any “Job Questions” honestly and to the best of your ability. Applicants found to be lying on “Job Questions” will be disqualified from the selection process.
  • Once you are happy with your application, hit the submit bottom. You should see a screen that notifies you your application has been received, as well as receive a confirmation email.

We thank all those who apply; however, we will only contact those chosen to participate in the selection process. 


 The Selection Process
All applicants chosen to participate in the selection process will be notified via the email used to set up your Career Page account; we recommend using an account that is checked regularly.

All invitations will be sent from the email domain “”; we recommend “favouriting” or marking this as a “safe sender” to avoid your invitation going to junk mail.

If chosen to participate in the selection process, you may take part in various stages including:

  • Technical skills testing or a pre-interview assignment
  • One or more panel interview(s) with two or more members of the hiring team
  • A minimum of three references, management/supervisory employment references are required
  • Satisfactory completion of a Police Record Check 

Peterborough County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in the workplace. For applicants with a disability, accommodations are available in the recruitment process should you be selected to participate.

In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the information gathered will be used for the purpose of job selection. Any queries should be directed to the People Services Department.

If you require this information in an accessible format, please contact the People Services Department.