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Hastings and Prince Edward Public Health

Application Submission Guidelines

We respectfully request that applicants follow these instructions, to ensure your application receives proper consideration:

  1. Email Subject line: Include the Competition Number (i.e. 17.01) and Your Last Name.
  2. Attachment: Attach your cover letter, résumé, and any other needed documentation, as one file to the email.
  3. File Name: Name the document using your first and last name. For example if your name is John Smith, the file should be named “SmithJohn”. 
  4. File Format: The file must be saved in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  5. Application Deadline: Submit your email with attachment by 4:30 P.M. EST on the closing date of the competition.
  6. Please ensure you clearly indicate how you meet the specific requirements of the role in your resume (i.e. educational course requirements).

Additional Information

Accommodation in the Workplace

HPEPH provides support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources directly at 613-966-5500 or 1-800-267-2803.

Protection of Privacy

In accordance with Municipal Freedom of Information and Privacy legislation, applicant information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act and will be used strictly for candidate selection. 

After You Apply

We thank you in advance for your interest in employment with the Hastings and Prince Edward Public Health. However, please note that only those applicants receiving an interview will be advised of the recruitment outcome.

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Individuals turning 12 and over in 2021 who have not yet had a first dose, or those who meet the minimum second dose interval are now eligible to attend HPEPH walk-in clinics. To view the schedule, visit the Booking and Eligibility Page.

If you attended a clinic and did not receive an email copy of your vaccination receipt you can download a copy off the provincial booking site at


Individuals turning 12 and over in 2021 can also receive their vaccination at participating local pharmacies. Please visit for location and registration information.


On Friday, July 16 at 12:01 a.m., Ontario moved to Step 3  of the the Roadmap to Reopen. We must all continue to follow the public health measures, advice and restrictions. Outdoor gatherings are limited to 100 people in Step 3, and distancing must be maintained. For more information, visit our COVID-19 page.


If you are concerned about potential exposure to a positive case of COVID-19, please be reassured that any contacts of a confirmed case will be contacted directly and monitored by public health.

Low-risk and indirect contacts should self monitor for symptoms for 10 days from the time of potential exposure and seek testing if symptoms develop. Low risk contacts do not need to isolate unless symptoms develop, and can continue to attend school/work/daycare while monitoring for symptoms.