Joining our team means making an impact. 

We are dedicated to promoting and protecting the health of individuals and communities in Wellington County, Dufferin County and the City of Guelph. This means addressing the diverse health needs of our population through innovative programs and initiatives, upstream interventions and collaborative partnerships. From immunization campaigns to disease surveillance and community health promotion, our team of dedicated professionals works to ensure the well-being of everyone in our communities.

As a workplace, WDG Public Health offers a dynamic environment where passion for public health meets professional excellence. Employees have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the health outcomes of our communities while enjoying a supportive and inclusive work culture. With ongoing opportunities for professional development, a commitment to work-life balance, competitive compensation and benefits and a strong sense of community within our organization, WDG Public Health is not only a great place to work but also a rewarding place to grow and thrive in your career.

If you are looking for a rewarding opportunity to use your knowledge and skills to make a difference in the health of our communities, we invite you to view and apply for current opportunities. You can also set up a career alert to be notified of new opportunities. 

View and apply for current opportunities

Our Vision, Mission and Values 

Our 2024-2028 Strategic Plan builds upon existing organizational strengths, highlights the breadth of work that we do and prepares us to take on an evolving public health landscape. 

Our organization strives towards the vision of health and well-being for all. Our work is diverse and is tied together by our mission to protect and promote overall well-being so everyone in our communities can thrive. 

Our seven values are the foundation of what makes us unique. They guide the culture and actions of employees and direct the choices we make and the work we do. Our values are: accountable, adaptable, collaborative, compassionate, equitable, innovative and trustworthy. 

Benefits of working at WDG Public Health 

We offer full time, part time, casual, temporary, student and volunteer positions. Depending on your role, your benefits may include: 

  • Competitive compensation including potential for salary increases and vacation time 
  • Medical, dental and vision care 
  • Defined benefit pension plan (OMERS
  • A hybrid working model
  • Career development opportunities
  • Employee deals and discounts (i.e., fitness memberships, cell phone plans, etc.) 
  • Mileage reimbursement for work-related travel and free on-site parking 
  • Job required memberships and certifications paid
  • Comprehensive Employee and Family Assistance Program 
  • Staff celebration and recognition events 
  • Participation in Community Give Back Days

Accommodation and Diversity

WDG Public Health is an equal opportunity Agency and is committed to:

  • creating a workplace that is inclusive, accessible and safe for all employees. 
  • ensuring all members of the workplace are treated in an equitable manner. 
  • a diverse workplace that is representative of the communities we serve. 

We provide equal access to all aspects of employment and throughout the recruitment process in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code. If you require accommodation, please advise Human Resources in advance and we will work with you to meet your needs. Visit our Accessibility page for more information.

Immunization Policy

WDG Public Health is an organization that strongly believes in the importance of immunizations as a necessary public health measure to control the spread of infectious diseases. Successful applicants are required to comply with the Agency’s Immunization Policy. This policy is available upon request by emailing

How we use your information

Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990

Any information collected will only be used for recruitment purposes. WDG Public Health will maintain the confidentiality of information related to an accommodation request and will only disclose this information with the consent of the employee or applicant.

If you have any questions about the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information, please contact our Chief Privacy Officer at or call 1-800-265-7293.