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Overview of application process

The City of Port Colborne welcomes resumes for only positions that are advertised publicly.  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


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.


City of Port Colborne

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, 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!


Health and Safety Coordinator

Due to an internal promotion, 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.

You will be responsible for coordinating and executing health and safety programs and policies, disability management and analyzing workplace incident reports and investigations to make corrections taking intoaccount fiscal concerns and legislative requirements. You will provide training to members of the Corporation and offer guidance to staff and management on related issues.

You have a college diploma in Health & Safety and/or Human Resources, WSIB Basic and Workplace Specific Certification Training. Additionally, you have 3 years of experience in Health & Safety, Disability Management and supporting safety in multi-site locations. You have working knowledge of employee/employment related legislation and management principles. Your communication skills, attention to detail, conflict resolutions capabilities and ability to multi-task make you a preferred candidate for this position. Certifications in Adult Learning/Facilitator, investigations and hazard assessment training are a requirement. CRSP designation is an asset.

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Salary range: $65,827 - $74,107 ($36.17 - $40.72 per hour) plus competitive benefits and pension package.

Learn more and apply at https://humanosconsulting.ca/careers.

The deadline for receiving applications is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 23, 2019.


Capital Asset Coordinator/Analyst - 1 Year Temporary Position

The City of Port Colborne is seeking an energetic and motivated professional with superior communication, organization, time management, analytical and computerized accounting skills 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.

Reporting to the Capital Asset Supervisor, you will be responsible for the maintenance of the City’s Tangible Capital Asset Accounting Program, coordination, monitoring and recording of the capital budget and preparation of financial reports in compliance with Public Sector Accounting Board.

The successful candidate will posses a University degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance complemented by 4 years of progressive experience in accounting with an emphasis on cost accounting, maintenance and capital asset recording in the public sector (preferably Municipal). A candidate who has a CPA designation is preferred. The successful candidate must have proficient computerized accounting programs, excel experience, ability to multi-task, and meet deadlines.

This is a temporary 1-year full time union position working 35 hours per week with an annual salary of $60,933.68 and a competitive benefit package.

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Please apply with resume and cover letter quoting 2019-41 by 4:00 pm on August 28, 2019.



The Corporation of the City of Port Colborne is currently accepting applications for a full time Planner position.

Reporting to the Director of Planning and Development, the Planner is responsible for the review and processing of Planning Act applications including notices, circulations, report writing and follow up in accordance with the established municipal procedures and relevant provincial legislation. The Planner also provides support to the Heritage Port Colborne Committee and responds to general planning inquiries from other municipal departments, outside agencies and the public.

The ideal candidate will have a University Degree or equivalent education specializing in Urban Planning in addition to two (2) years’ experience in Municipal Planning.

The successful candidate will have superior customer service and presentation skills with a strong work ethic. Effective report writing, presentation, communication and organizational skills, are required. This position also requires an individual that thrives in a team environment, with the ability to work autonomously to achieve multiple corporate objective deadlines simultaneously. Proficiency with Microsoft applications are required. Must have a current Class G driver’s license in good standing and available to work various shifts and over time, when required.

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This is a permanent full time union position working 35 hours per week with an annual salary of $60,325.69 and a competitive benefit package.

Please apply with resume and cover letter quoting 2019-44 by 4:00 pm on August 28, 2019.