Careers


Why work for the EOHU?

If you want to work in an interdisciplinary environment to make a difference in the community, join our dedicated team of health professionals and experience meaningful employment!

For more than 80 years, the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) has been a leader in delivering forward-thinking, community-focused public health services. Our achievements are driven by our passionate and energetic team of employees who share a common mission – to improve and safeguard the health and quality of life of our region’s residents.

We believe that in order to provide excellent service to our community, we need to also foster and support the health and well-being of our employees. That’s why the EOHU offers:

  • Compelling benefits
  • An Employee Assistance Program
  • Team Building and Wellness Committees
  • An abundance of professional development opportunities

And in keeping with our commitment to employee wellness, we’ve also implemented more ways to enjoy work-life balance with flexible scheduling, personal days, generous vacation allowance, employee subsidies for investments in physical activities, and more. We’re also pleased to be piloting remote work arrangements to provide our employees with greater flexibility in where and how they work as we look to the future.

Working in Eastern Ontario

With offices in Winchester, Casselman, Alexandria, Hawkesbury, Rockland and Cornwall, our employees enjoy the benefits of working and living in beautiful, affordable and friendly Eastern Ontario – at the doorstep of the Adirondack and Gatineau mountains, the St. Lawrence and Ottawa Rivers and the vibrant urban centres of Ottawa and Montreal.


Our commitment to accessibility

The Eastern Ontario Health Unit strives to meet the standards set out in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Customer Service Regulation, and will support candidates should there be a need to modify or remove barriers in order to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should a candidate be contacted and require accommodation at any point throughout the recruitment and selection processes, please notify the Human Resources representative who has contacted you.


Job postings

The Eastern Ontario Health Unit is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Applications submitted before the deadline will be given priority consideration; however, if no candidate is selected, applications submitted after the deadline may be considered.


Public Health Inspector (SDG)

Location: Permanent Full-Time position for SDG Territory (Ontario)

Salary: $ 71,507.80 to $ 80,753.40 annually

Description of Job:
Working as a member of a Public Health Team, the incumbent will be responsible to carry out inspections, investigations, education in matters related to community health protection, primarily on food safety, water quality, health hazards prevention and emergency preparedness; and to enforce the provisions of the Health Protection and Promotion Act.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health or equivalent.
  • Current certificate in Public Health Inspection (Canada).
  • Self motivated and able to complete assigned duties with minimal supervision.
  • Flexibility to respond to varied and shared tasks associated with working in a positive team environment.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to participate effectively in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and the use of an automobile.
  • Good communication skills in English and French are required.
Applications will be accepted until filled..

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Please send your application to: 
Human Resources Department
Eastern Ontario Health Unit
1000 Pitt Street
Cornwall, Ontario K6J 5T1

Or by e-mail to: hrh@eohu.ca

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Eastern Ontario Health Unit strives to meet the standards set out in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Customer Service Regulation, and will support candidates to modify our recruitment and selection process, should there be a need to modify or remove barriers in order to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should a candidate be contacted and require accommodation at any point throughout the recruitment and selection processes, please notify the Human Resources representative who has contacted you.


Registered Practical Nurse

Location: 1 Temporary Full-Time position until January 30, 2025 for the Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry territory

Salary: $27.32 to $30.88 per hour plus 12% in lieu of benefits plus 6% in lieu of vacation pay

Description of Job:
The individual will work within the public health sector, mainly with the infectious diseases and Vaccine Preventable Diseases programs.

Qualifications:

  • A graduate from an approved registered practical nursing program with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Proof of registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario for the current year.
  • Experience and knowledge of child health issues and infection control.
  • A minimum of 1 year related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Good communication skills in both official languages.
  • Must possess a valid driver's licence and the use of an automobile.
Applications will be accepted until filled..

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Please send your application to: 
Human Resources Department
Eastern Ontario Health Unit
1000 Pitt Street
Cornwall, Ontario K6J 5T1

Or by e-mail to: hrh@eohu.ca

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Eastern Ontario Health Unit strives to meet the standards set out in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Customer Service Regulation, and will support candidates to modify our recruitment and selection process, should there be a need to modify or remove barriers in order to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should a candidate be contacted and require accommodation at any point throughout the recruitment and selection processes, please notify the Human Resources representative who has contacted you.


Family Home Visitor Permanent Full Time Position 1.0

Location: Prescott-Russell Territory

Salary: $21.46 - $24.14 Per Hour

Description of Job:
The incumbent will work with families to build on their strengths, develop their parenting skills, and help them connect with resources in the community. The Family Home Visitor will promote Healthy Babies Healthy Children by encouraging safety, growth, and learning.

Qualifications:

  • Secondary school diploma.
  • Positive experience as a parent.
  • Experience working with families and young children.
  • Knowledge of working within poverty model.
  • Knowledge of community resources and
  • networking.
  • Knowledge of and willingness to promote nonviolent values and practices related to discipline.
  • Good listening and introspection skills.
  • Good communication skills in both official languages.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s licence and the use of an automobile.
Applications will be accepted until filled..

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Please send your application to: 
Human Resources Department
Eastern Ontario Health Unit
1000 Pitt Street
Cornwall, Ontario K6J 5T1

Or by e-mail to: hrh@eohu.ca

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Eastern Ontario Health Unit strives to meet the standards set out in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Customer Service Regulation, and will support candidates to modify our recruitment and selection process, should there be a need to modify or remove barriers in order to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should a candidate be contacted and require accommodation at any point throughout the recruitment and selection processes, please notify the Human Resources representative who has contacted you.


Family Home Visitor Permanent Part Time Position (0.7)

Location: Prescott-Russell Territory

Salary: $21.36 - $24.14 per hour plus 12% in lieu of benefits and 6% in lieu of vacation

Description of Job:
The incumbent will work with families to build on their strengths, develop their parenting skills, and help them connect with resources in the community. The Family Home Visitor will promote Healthy Babies Healthy Children by encouraging safety, growth, and learning.

Qualifications:

  • Secondary school diploma.
  • Positive experience as a parent.
  • Experience working with families and young children.
  • Knowledge of working within poverty model.
  • Knowledge of community resources and networking.
  • Knowledge of and willingness to promote nonviolent values and practices related to discipline.
  • Good listening and introspection skills.
  • Good communication skills in both official languages.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s licence and the use of an automobile.
Applications will be accepted until filled..

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Please send your application to: 
Human Resources Department
Eastern Ontario Health Unit
1000 Pitt Street
Cornwall, Ontario K6J 5T1

Or by e-mail to: hrh@eohu.ca

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Eastern Ontario Health Unit strives to meet the standards set out in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Customer Service Regulation, and will support candidates to modify our recruitment and selection process, should there be a need to modify or remove barriers in order to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should a candidate be contacted and require accommodation at any point throughout the recruitment and selection processes, please notify the Human Resources representative who has contacted you.