Volunteer Opportunities


Overview of application process

The City of Port Colborne welcomes resumes for only positions that are advertised publicly. Only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted. Unsolicited resumes are not kept on file.

Electronic submissions are welcomed (please use the email address below). Please ensure that the Job Title is clearly stated in the subject line of all correspondence. 

If one of the positions sounds rewarding to you please apply with a cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources
City of Port Colborne
66 Charlotte Street
Port Colborne, Ontario L3K 3C8



The City of Port Colborne, located on the south coast of the scenic Niagara region, Niagara’s Port of Call has found the perfect balance – successful industrial and commercial sectors, comfortable and scenic residential areas, white sand beaches, unique culinary choices, the world class Sugarloaf Marina, fishing, golfing, trails, shopping districts along the historic Welland Canal and an energized festival and entertainment scene that includes live theatre – truly a community that adds to the overall Niagara Experience. A great place to work and raise a family!


The City of Port Colborne is seeking an energetic and motivated professional with superior leadership, communication, analytical, report writing, customer service skills, and political intuition, who works well in a fast paced environment and can help drive the corporation forward in accomplishing the goals and strategic direction set by Council. The Director of Community Services and Economic Development is a new leadership position for our municipality. This department provides quality customer-focused sport, leisure, culture, entertainment, tourism, recreation and economic development opportunities that promote the health and well-being of residents and visitors. The department provides services and supports that assist with promoting Port Colborne to existing and potential residents, visitors and businesses as a great place to live, play and work. We are seeking a professional who can be an agent of change during this transition. 


You are a director or senior manager in a municipality with a minimum of ten years of progressive business experience and experience managing with progressive and visionary leadership in a unionized environment.  You have the highest level of ethics, values and integrity and will bring exemplary interpersonal, communications, relationship building and creative strategies to the position. Proven success in working with elected officials, other levels of government and a broad range of stakeholders is essential. Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director is responsible for all aspects of Parks and Recreation, Economic Development, Tourism, Special Events and Health Services. A university degree in Recreation, Leisure Studies, Business Administration or suitable equivalent in a related field is a necessity.   


Competitive compensation, pension and benefits package.


For full details, please click here to view the job description.


To confidentially explore this exciting and challenging opportunity,

please submit your resume and cover letter by November 10, 2017.


City of Port Colborne
66 Charlotte Street
Port Colborne, Ontario L3K 3C8
Attention: Tammy Morden, Human Resources
or by e-mail to: careers@portcolborne.ca
Fax: 905-835-2969
We thank all those who apply, but advise that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The City of Port Colborne is an equal opportunity employer.   Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. If contacted for an interview, please advise the Human Resources staff of any measures you feel you need to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially. Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 (S.O. 2001, c.25) and will be used to select a candidate.