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Employment Opportunities

 

Open communication and the healthy exchange of ideas inspire an innovative workplace culture at the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit. As an award-winning* organization committed to service delivery excellence, we know that people are our most valuable asset.

Are you a dynamic, results oriented individual looking to join an organization committed to service delivery excellence? Then we would like to hear from you. As an employee at the health unit you will be treated fairly and with dignity and respect. The health unit provides a positive work environment where you are engaged, can freely exchange ideas, communicate openly, be innovative and are encouraged to practice work-life balance.

Our non-temporary, full- and part-time employees enjoy:

  • Three weeks of vacation, pro-rated from your date of hire (pro-rated entitlement for part-time employees)
  • 13 paid holidays per year
  • Up to seven days paid family-related leave in recognition of our employees’ responsibilities to both their children and parents
  • 100% employer paid benefits
  • A defined benefit pension plan through OMERS
  • A generous sick leave program
  • In order for employees to attend to individual and family needs the majority of positions at the Health Unit have flexible work hours involving flexible start and end times along with the ability to take up to a 2 hour meal break. 

  • A seven-hour day, up to 35 hours per week, normally working straight days with compensating time off programs after 35 hours of work per week
  • An anytime/anywhere, flexible work environment that supports work-life balance and reduces our carbon footprint. We offer voluntary work from home opportunities, access to work email and voicemail from home, and the convenience of touching down in any one of our eight office locations that is convenient to your individual work day.
  • A supplemental employment benefit (SEB) is provided for Pregnancy, Paternal and Compassionate leaves of absence equivalent to the difference between seventy five (75%) of regular weekly earnings and the sum of the weekly Employment Insurance (EI) benefits up to one year.
  • A prepaid leave plan is available to employees wishing to spread four (4) years' salary over a five (5) year period to enable them to take a one (1) year leave of absence following the four (4) years of salary deferral. 

Available Jobs

 Posting Notice Number of Positions  Department  Closing Date  Additional Information
 18-57 Public Health Nurse 1 Community and Family Health   August 28, 2018  Position Description
 18-56 Climate Change Project Associate 1 Environmental Health   August 28, 2018  
 18-55 Tobacco Enforcement Officer Environmental Health   August 21, 2018  Position Description
 18-54 Public Health Nurse  Clinical Service  August 21, 2018  Position Description

Please forward you resume and cover letter to Human Resources. The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process upon request. Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

*Employer Award of Excellence – Awarded to SMDHU by the Registered Practical Nurses' Association of Ontario (RPNAO)

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