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.


Part-Time Dentist (Contract)

Location: 1 contract part-time position within the Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Territory

Salary: To be determined

Description of Job:
Working in a team environment, the Dentist will offer clinical dental services while promoting preventative oral health behaviours. The dentist will provide services for several publicly funded dental programs for low-income population in a public health clinic. Clients accessing services are children, seniors and vulnerable population. Services vary depending on the program.

Qualifications:

  • Must be registered with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario as a Dentist.
  • Must have experience working with children.
  • Good communication skills in both official languages considered an asset.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license 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.


Public Health Inspector (SDG)

Location: One 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.


Executive Assistant

Location: 1 Temporary Full Time Position (until December 31, 2023) in Cornwall (Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Territory)

Salary: $38.24 to $43.67 hourly with 12% in lieu of benefits and 10% vacation pay

Description of Job:
The candidate will support the Medical Officer of Health and/or the Directors in their daily activities and assist in the organization and implementation of the Health Unit’s mandate. The individual will also perform secretarial and receptionist functions for senior administrative staff and relieve and assist other non-union staff in their respected assignments and responsibilities

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of two years of post secondary education in administrative and secretarial duties.
  • A minimum of five years secretarial or administrative assistant experience at a high level of responsibility.
  • Minimum typing speed of 65 words per minute.
  • Demonstrated organization, planning and coordination skills.
  • Demonstrated ability in Windows based computer systems, database and word processing tools (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook).
  • Experience using the Internet.
  • Excellent communication skills in both English and French.
  • 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.


Speech-Language Pathologist

Location: 1 Permanent Full-Time Bilingual position for the Prescott-Russell Territory

Salary: $ 72,854.60 to $ 83,265.00 annually

Description of Job:
The individual organizes, prepares, and delivers both in-person and virtual speech and language pathology assessment/treatment and education programs to preschool children and their family/caregivers.

Qualifications:

  • A Master’s Degree in speech-language pathology.
  • Eligibility for CASLPO membership.
  • Experience working with young children and their family/caregivers.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills in English and French.
  • 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.