WORK TO LIVE...ON THE COAST
Here in Huron County, we don’t live to work, we work to live. Grow your career here in the trades, agriculture, manufacturing, health care, public administration or creative industries. Check out our regional job board, and connect with one of our employment service providers located throughout the County to discuss the many opportunities available.
If you’re looking for your next hire, you’ll find labour market information, government programs, and local supports.
We’re here to support your journey to meaningful work here on Ontario’s West Coast. Whatever your skillset, we know you’ll thrive here.
As young professionals leading a nomadic lifestyle, our initial move to Huron County was driven by the promising job opportunities within the mining industry. However, once we arrived, the county’s charm swiftly captured our hearts. Huron County has a beautiful view of the lake and excellent trails to explore with our dogs. The warmth and openness of the community played a significant role and have presented numerous avenues for personal and professional growth. Beyond the career prospects, the inviting atmosphere and opportunities for meaningful connections made us realize that Huron County could offer us not just a job but a place to establish roots and call home.
YOUR NEXT JOB IS CLOSER THAN YOU THINK
Whether you’re an aspiring professional, skilled tradesperson, new graduate, or looking to make a change, you’ll find an opportunity that aligns with your skills, passions, and goals.
Explore our Job Board and Job Map to discover your next career on the coast. Our local businesses and employers can’t wait to meet you!
Huron County Unemployment Rate | 2023
Huron County is one of the most agriculturally productive parts of Ontario. It enjoys a long history of successful agricultural development, and is a leader in the production of soybeans, corn, and hogs. Huron County is also emerging as a hub for the production of niche crops for specialty markets, and is home to a rapidly growing cluster of wineries and breweries.
Manufacturing is a pillar of Huron County’s economy. From wood and metal fabrication to high-tech machine shops and large foundries, the diversity of Huron County’s industry has been a source of strength for decades.
Much of our manufacturing base supports of compliments our robust agricultural sector. Existing and emerging food processors lead the way in innovation and in the development of new economic opportunities and markets. Other firms are tightly integrated with the supply chains of some of Ontario’s biggest industrial operations, including the automotive sector.
From innovations in design and manufacturing process and equipment, architecture, film, music, research and development, software creation to advertising and information handling services and electronic publishing.
Welcoming countryside and coastline communities, time and room to pursue recreation, arts and cultural passions proves to be a winning mix for our creative industry employees.
Known as Ontario’s West Coast, Huron County offers a diverse tourism experience from the vast and rich countryside to 110km of coastline. Our retail and hospitality sector is one of the largest employers in the area, covering a market of over 60,000 people!
Huron County’s retail and service sector covers a market that contains a population of approximately 60,000 people and is one of the largest employers in the area utilizing an estimated 20% of the workforce.
RESOURCES FOR YOUR JOB SEARCH
Job seeking is hard work. We’re here to support you in gaining the training, skills, and experience you need to find meaningful employment here in Huron County. Learn more about goal setting, career planning, interview preparation, skills training, and job search tools.
Job & Training Events Near Me
Browse upcoming job fairs, workshops, webinars, and training programs to help you take the next step in your professional journey. Find all upcoming events near you here.
Support for Students
Are you a recent graduate or student looking for summer work opportunities? Learn more about available apprenticeships, trainings, and more.
FOR OUR LOCAL EMPLOYERS
The workforce is changing, and it’s never been more important to be an Employer of Choice. We’re here to help connect you with the resources you need to attract and retain the best talent. Find information on local employment service providers, government programs, labour market information, and more at the link below.
What is an Employer of Choice?
An Employer of Choice is a company people want to work for. Employers of Choice are defined by strong leadership, opportunities for growth, competitive wages, engaged workers, meaningful work, and an attractive company culture.
Tell me more about Employment Services
Employment Services BGHP (Bruce, Grey, Huron, and Perth) works with local employment service providers to offer a range of resources, supports, and service components that respond to the career and employment needs of individuals and employers.