The outlook for employment in our region is surprisingly good, with typically higher wages and a lower cost of living. With the average age of our local populations in the 50+ years of age there are a number of career opportunities available here in the North that simply don’t exist anywhere else. Jobs with the highest demand for employees are in Health Care and Education field. There are a large number of sites listing jobs available in our region you can use the links below to explore what is available and be sure to check out our Weekly Job Blog for new listings.

Check out a Current Listing of all of this Weeks Job Vacancies

General Search:

The Jobbank  Government of Canada


Centre Emploi/Employment Centre – Kapuskasing, Smooth Rock

Website                      Facebook

Centre Partenaires pour l’emploi/ Partners for Employment – Hearst

      Website                Facebook

Explore your Options/Explore Tes Options – Youth Employment, New Graduate Employment

Website            Facebook

Government Employment

Ontario                             Canada 

 Large Community Employers:

Health Care: * New Nursing & Medical Graduates can enjoy the benefits of higher wages, lower cost of living, AND Tuition Support & Grants for Return of service agreements by working in our Northern Region checkout –Guidelines for Nurse Application – (Ministry of Health & LTC)  and Nurses & Doctors can apply for Family doctors and family medicine residents may be eligible for forgiveness of $8,000 per year to a maximum of $40,000 over five years. Nurses and
nurse practitioners may be eligible for forgiveness of $4,000 per year to a maximum of $20,000 over five years towards the Canada Student Loan portion of their Student loans.

Personal Support Workers: Many of the Long-term care homes have options to participate in your qualification training while in employment at the Care Home, contact individual care homes to see what options they have available for aspiring PSW’s.


Lady Minto Hospital, Cochrane

Sensenbrenner Hospital, Kapuskasing

Smooth Rock Falls Hospital

Hopital Notre-Dame Hospital, Hearst

Health Units:

Centre de Sante Communautaire de Kapuskasing et Region/ Kapuskasing and Region Community Health Centre

Porcupine Health Unit

Long-Term Care Homes & Community Services:

Villa Minto, Cochrane

North Centennial Manor – Kapuskasing -Long Term Care Facility

Extendicare – Kapuskasing Long Term Care Facility

Foyer des Pionniers – Hearst

Red Cross Assisted Living  & Transitional Care Services

Carepartners – Home Support

Social Services:

Neofacs – North Eastern Ontario Family and Child Services

Kunuwanimano Child & Family Services


Tembec (Rayonier) 

Villeneuve Construction




Town of Cochrane

Town of Kapuskasing

Town of Hearst

Town of Smooth Rock Falls


District School Board Ontario North East

Conseil Scolaire Catholique de District des Grandes Rivieres

Conseil Scolaire Publique du Nord-Est de l’Ontario 

Northeastern Catholic District School Board

Centre Educatif Rayon de Soleil (Petit Enfance)


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