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 We are seeking volunteers to help with
our 2017 New Year's Eve festival at
the Vale Health and Wellness Centre
from 1 - 6 pm.

 
 

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
careers@portcolborne.ca

 
 

DESIGN TECHNOLOGIST - Closes December 15, 2017

Full Time Union Position

 

Due to an internal promotion the City of Port Colborne is seeking a Design Technologist to work within our Engineering Team. 

 

The Design Technologist is responsible for designing and preparing detailed engineering drawings of municipal infrastructure and projects for construction purposes. The detailed drawings are then used by the Design Technologist to calculate cost estimates, using current market prices, to complete the projects, thus providing the basis for the City’s annual construction budget.

 

This position is also responsible for the preparation and issuance of proposals, quotations and tender documents for construction projects, routine services and other major City purchases at the request of various departments.

 

The Design Technologist is responsible for the creation and review of current design and document standards for the municipality.

 

When required, the Design Technologist assists the City’s Construction Inspector, by resolving any field construction issues, relative to the design. Additionally, this position may be required to perform the duties of the City’s Construction Inspector on an as needed basis.

 

Your post-secondary degree or diploma (minimum 3-year program) in Building, Architectural, Structural, Civil or Survey Technology or an equivalent combination of education and experience is complemented with five years’ experience as a Design Technologist with municipal design, engineering and/or construction preferably in a municipal government setting. You are a member or eligible for membership with Ontario Association of Engineering, Technicians and Technologists (OACETT). You also have experience with Microsoft Access and Excel, AutoCAD Civil 3D, and MapInfo or similar applications and work well within a team oriented environment.

 

Salary: $32.34 per hour plus competitive benefits and pension.

 

To confidentially explore this exciting and challenging opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter by December 4, 2017 REVISED closing date:  December 15, 2017

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

HEALTH SERVICES COORDINATOR - Closes December 17, 2017

Part-time position

Due to retirement, the City of Port Colborne is seeking a part time Health Services Coordinator with excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, report writing, research, public relations, political acumen, financial and project/time management skills. 

The Health Services Coordinator will be responsible for the leadership, facilitation and maintenance of community partnerships and opportunities involving the recruitment and retention of physicians to deliver successful results that improve the quality of life for Port Colborne residents. You will liaise with local health service providers and stakeholders to assess the health care needs of the community in order to address barriers to accessing care. You will be responsible for the corporate vision as it applies to the City’s initiatives, principles, standards and best practices. You will be responsible for the yearly budget preparation and monitoring. 

You have a minimum of two years’ experience communicating with or providing service to health care professionals and a minimum of three years’ progressive project management experience. You have a Bachelor’s degree in a health care related discipline. You are eligible for membership with the Canadian Association of Staff Physician Recruiters. You must be computer literate in MS Office, presentations and database software. 

This position will require attendance at regular Health Services Committee meetings as well as Council to support departmental initiatives and reports, providing presentations and direct communication to Council and the public.   

Must have a Class G driver’s license in good standing.    

This position has the potential for full time status in the future to align with the strategic initiatives of Council.  The salary for this position is currently under review. The City also offers a competitive pension and benefit package.  

 

To confidentially explore this exciting and challenging opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter by December 17, 2017

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

 
 

MANAGER OF LEGISLATIVE SERVICES/CITY CLERK - Closes January 2nd, 2018

Full Time Non Union Position

 

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!

 

Due to an internal promotion the City of Port Colborne is seeking an experienced professional, with knowledge, skills and ability to provide the statutory duties and responsibilities of the City’s Manager of Legislative Services/City Clerk.      

 

This dynamic individual will be responsible for managing and providing leadership to the Legislative Services/Clerk's Division and for undertaking technical, legal, and managerial functions for the City.  Oversees the general operation of the Division, including the delivery of vital statistics, business and lottery licensing, records management, legislative functions, and managing associated projects.  Performs the statutory duties of the Clerk set out under a wide variety of legislation, including, but not limited to, the Municipal Act, Planning Act, Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, Vital Statistics Act, Drainage Act, Marriage Act, Municipal Elections Act.  Performs complex professional administrative work while facilitating the direction and coordination of City operations, and the conduct of City business, as it relates to legislated municipal responsibilities.  Provides a broad range of advice and clarity concerning legislative and governance matters.  Oversees the delivery of legislative services, including the preparation of agendas, and the recording and maintenance of the official actions of Council.  Makes recommendations and provides procedural and policy advice to City Council, the Chief Administrative Officer, Department Directors, senior managers, and citizens, in an objective and impartial manner.  Conducts research and prepares resolutions, by-laws, reports, policies and procedures.  Responsible for overseeing the operation of the City’s corporate records management system and archival functions.  Serves as the City’s Returning Officer and oversees all functions related to municipal elections and referenda.  Responsible for promoting an open and transparent political process and supporting adherence to the principles of accountability and transparency within the Corporation. 

 

The preferred candidate will have a master’s degree in public administration, political science, business administration or related disciple, Certified Municipal Officer or equivalent professional designation, including ten years of experience within a municipal clerk’s environment and six years of management experience.  At a minimum you have a University Degree in one of the above disciplines, professional designation and five years’ experience within a municipal clerk’s environment and three years of management experience.  You must have a broad knowledge of municipal administration, parliamentary procedure, municipal elections, licensing and corporate records/information management.  Working knowledge of the Municipal Act, 2001, Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, Municipal Elections Act, 1996 and any other applicable statutes and regulations.  Your excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, problem solving, time management, project management, and customer service skills will make you an ideal candidate for this positon.  The Manager of Legislative Services/City Clerk serves as Community Emergency Management Coordinator for the City and its Emergency Operations Centre and therefore preference will be given to candidates who have Incident Management System 100, 200 and 300 training. 

 

The salary range for this position is $92,255 - $103,831.  The City also offers a competitive pension and benefit package.  For a complete copy of the job description click here.   

 

To confidentially explore this exciting and challenging opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter by 12 noon on January 2nd, 2018.

 

City of Port Colborne
66 Charlotte Street,
Port Colborne, Ontario L3K 3C8
or by e-mail to: careers@portcolborne.ca
or by fax to: 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. 
 
 

SUMMER STUDENTS - Closes January 5, 2018

The City of Port Colborne will be accepting applications for the 2018 Summer Student Lottery!

 

To be considered for a placement you must meet all of the following requirements:

 

Requirements:

 

Must have a valid Class G or G2 Ontario Driver’s License, proof upon request.

 

Must be available for full-time work from approximately May 7, 2018 until Labour Day 2018.

 

Must be a full-time student enrolled for September 2018 (Fall Term), proof upon request.

 

Must be available to work flexible hours - weekends, statutory holidays and special events.

 

Applications will be available starting December 4, 2017 at City Hall or can be printed by clicking here.

 

Completed applications must be returned by 4:00 p.m. on January 5, 2018, to:

 

City of Port Colborne
66 Charlotte Street,
Port Colborne, Ontario L3K 3C8
or by e-mail to: careers@portcolborne.ca
or by Fax to: 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.