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The City of Peterborough requires all new employees, as a condition of employment, to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment.

Job opportunities


Tax Collector 


Clerk's Office Summer Student

Client Service Worker - Temporary up to 12 months (5 positions)

Geographical Information System (GIS) Summer Students (2 positions)

Part Time Purchasing Administrator ( Up to 2 years)

Public Works Seasonal Operators (Multiple Positions)

Public Works Seasonal Labourers (Multiple Positions)

Wastewater Treatment Plant Electrician

Wastewater Treatment Plant Labourer

Wastewater Collection Labourers


We will accept resumes on an ongoing basis for the following positions.  Resumes are kept on file for six months for future vacancies:

Adult School Crossing Guards

Fitness Instructors and Personal Trainers

Lifeguards and Swimming Instructors

On-Call Early Childhood Educators

Youth and Program Staff

Firefighter Recruitment

2021 Probationary Firefighter applications are now closed. For additional information, please review the Firefighter Recruitment page.

Information for applicants

We have gathered information to help you find what you need to apply for a job with the City of Peterborough. Details about how to apply will explain our application process. If you are looking for more detail about what to expect if you get called for an interview, you can read about our hiring process.

Not sure if the City of Peterborough is the right fit for you? Find out why our employees want to work for us.

The City of Peterborough is an organization that strives to embrace the spirit of inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and barrier-free environment in which all individuals have access to the City's goods, services and facilities. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.

The personal information submitted for employment is collected under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used to determine eligibility for employment.

 Information for internal applicants

Current City of Peterborough employees and employees who are currently laid off or who have opted to take the Declared Emergency Leave are eligible for consideration for internal postings, in accordance with the Collective Agreement, where applicable. 

To access internal postings, please complete the Internal Applicant Form. We will send you an email with a link that you can use to access all internal postings going forward.

If you have questions or concerns, please email