Web Developer

Position Details

Location:  Ontario (this is a remote position with some travel to Toronto)

Application deadline: April 30, 2024, 5PM ET (interviews will be held on a rolling basis, applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible for consideration)

Start Date: As soon as possible                                   

Type: Full-time, salary ($60,000-$68,000 commensurate with experience)

Job Ad:  Are you an IT professional, with experience managing multiple systems?  Fantastic!

There are a lot of opportunities out there, but not many of them involve directly working on making Ontario a better place.

The Green Party of Ontario (GPO) is currently hiring a Web Developer to maintain our website (gpo.ca) and support database work. By joining our small, dynamic team you will be directly involved in planning, implementing and maintaining our website through to the next general Provincial Election.

We are looking for a professional with enough experience to be responsible for the management of our website and technical needs.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Major Tasks
Responsible for development, maintenance & administration of Party web assets.

  • Development
    • write and customize themes, plugins, modules (e.g. WordPress, Drupal, etc.) 
  • Technical Support
    • lead in the management of technical support issues
    • provide data reports
  • Web design & Content Management
    • contribute to web planning/strategy
    • implementation of content using responsive design and SEO best-practices


  • Demonstrated technical problem solving proficiency
  • Ability to multitask and work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with/in:
    • HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, SQL
    • working with CRMs and CMS (Drupal / WordPress)
    • writing custom code
    • GIT
  • Bonus:
    • 1+ years in a technology related field
    • Experience with Ruby on Rails, MariaDB, Python
    • Experience with CiviCRM
    • Interest in the Green Party and politics in Ontario
    • Written and verbal proficiency in French

Application Instructions:

Thank you for your interest, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to hiring@gpo.ca with the subject line “Web Developer.” Applications should be submitted no later than 5pm ET on Tuesday April 30, 2024.

Please note: interviews will be held on a rolling basis, applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible for consideration.

The GPO is an equal-opportunity employer. We promote diversity of thought, culture and background and encourage all to apply. Accommodation will be provided during the hiring process and in the position as needed.

Please note: All Green Party of Ontario employees are required to provide documentation that they have been vaccinated against Covid-19. The GPO may exempt staff who are unable to receive the vaccine due to medical or disability-related reasons. To qualify for such an exemption, a staff member must provide must provide a written document, supplied by a physician (MD) or by a registered nurse extended class [RN(EC)] or nurse practitioner (NP) stating they are exempt for a medical reason from being fully vaccinated.