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Current Job Opportunities at Public Health Ontario

Great people, exceptional teams building a stronger Public Health Ontario.

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We are Public Health Ontario (PHO). We live our values as a shared promise to each other, our clients and our partners. We value credibility, innovation, responsiveness, collaboration, integrity and respect.

With our partners in Ontario’s health system, we monitor and address the needs of the population by providing the scientific evidence and expert guidance that shapes policies and practices for a healthier Ontario. With locations across Ontario, we are working to ensure that Ontario has the strongest public health system in the world so that every day Ontarians wake up in one of the safest places to live in the world.

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Frequently asked questions

1. What Internet browser is the career portal most compatible with?

The career portal works most effectively with Internet Explorer and Firefox. Please use these browsers, if possible, to simplify your experience.

If you need additional help, please reach out to and one of our recruitment team members will assist you.

2. How do I apply for a specific job posting on the Public Health Ontario career portal?

Click on the title of the job you are interested in applying for, while in the job posting click on the "Apply Now" button. You will then follow the on screen prompts to submit your application.

3. How do I setup a career profile on the Public Health Ontario career portal?

In order to apply for a job at Public Health Ontario you will need to setup a profile on the career portal.  There are two ways to setup a profile in the career portal:

  1. You can click on the "Apply Now!" button at the top or bottom of any job posting.  While you will have to click on "Apply Now!" for each individual job you are applying for, you will only have to setup your profile once.
  2. You can click on the "General Application" tab, located above the job listings, to upload your resume and generate a profile if you wish to apply for a job position that interests you at a later date. Please note: To be considered for a job, you must apply directly to that job posting.

Input your email address and a desired password when prompted then click the "Submit" button. Follow the onscreen prompts to upload your resume.

You can always update your profile later by logging in and clicking on the “Contact” and “General Profile” buttons.

4. How much time do I have to submit my application?

Our jobs are posted for at least 10 business days. You will need to submit your application by 11:59 pm on the indicated closing date of the job you are interested in.

5. I am clicking the green login button, why can't I log in?

The green login button is for registered individuals who visit the website to either complete online learning courses, subscribe to mailings and/or access particular tools offered by Public Health Ontario. 

To log into our career portal, please click on the » Log in Now button found directly above the job posting area.

6. I have forgotten my password to the career portal. How do I recover my password?
  1. While on this webpage, click the "» Log in Now" link above the job postings. Please note that this is not the green Login button in the top right corner of the website.
  2. Select the "» Can't remember your password?" link, enter your email address and select Submit.
  3. Public Health Ontario will email you a new password.

    It is recommended that you change your password once you successfully log into your career profile.
7. How do I change my password?

You can change your password at any time by logging into your career profile, selecting "Update Your Info" and clicking on the "Change Password" button.

8. How do I upload my resume to the career portal?

You can upload your resume by logging into your profile and selecting the "Upload Resume" option to the right in the career portal.  Browse to the file location on your computer and click "upload". The system will pull the details from your resume and begin to build your profile.

To update your resume please click on the “Update Resume” button and follow the prompts to upload your updated resume.

9. How do I upload my cover letter to the career portal?

After you have set up your career profile and have confirmed your personal details, you will have the opportunity to upload your cover letter and other supporting documentation.

10. How do I answer the career profile questions?

When you apply to a job you will be prompted to complete any profile questions. There is no option to go back once you click submit so please ensure you answer all questions before moving forward. Your answers help us to determine if you will be the right fit for the opportunity.


PHO is committed to ensuring equity in employment. Our goal is to create a diverse, inclusive workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to ensure our services and communications are accessible to all individuals.

If you require a job posting in an alternative format, please email a request to

If you are selected for an interview, please inform PHO about any accommodations you require at any stage of the interview process. View our full Accessibility multi-year plan for more information.​

Notice of collection of information 

We only collect personal information that you choose to give us, for example, your email address when you email us. The personal information you provide will be used to respond to your message and/or provide you with the requested service or product. The collection of personal information by government organizations must be in accordance with section 32(8) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). This section of the Act requires PHO to collect only the personal information that is necessary for the administration of PHO services. If you have questions or concerns about this collection please contact

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