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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
careers@portcolborne.ca

 

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!

 
 

Water-Wastewater Operator

As a fully licensed Water Distribution-Wastewater Collection System Operator, you will perform a variety of tasks, including but not limited to: operation of equipment and attachments, locates, collection and analysis of established water quality tests, collection of water samples for lab analysis, participation in the Water on-call rotation and response to afterhours/weekend emergencies. You will be required to safely drive and operate heavy equipment with attachments and perform strenuous, physical labour in the installation, repair and maintenance of the water distribution and/or wastewater collection systems, assist with reports and documentation.

You are required to have a Ministry of Environment Certification in Water Distribution & Wastewater Collection Class 2, a DZ license, superior judgement, interpersonal skills, valid and current Basic First Aid, CPR and secondary school diploma, or equivalent. You are required to have a minimum of one-year experience working with municipal water/wastewater services, working with equipment and performing maintenance related duties; or equivalent. (at a minimum you have a Ministry of Environment Certification in Water Distribution & Wastewater Collection Class 1 and the intent to obtain your Class 2 certification).

PLEASE NOTE: Consideration may also be given to candidates who possess significant water-waste water works experience and/or underground locating experience and are certified as a Damage Prevention Technician (DPT) through the Ontario Regional Common Ground Alliance (ORCGA) and have a willingness to obtain an Operator-in-training certification in Water Distribution & Wastewater Collection with the intent to obtain a Class 2 certification.

This is a full time union position based on 40 hours per week with an hourly rate of $29.75 per hour and a competitive benefit and pension package. Requirement to be on-call is approximately every six weeks and compensation when on-call is 3 hours per day and 3.5 hours on weekends at rate of pay.

To confidentially explore this exciting and challenging opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter and quote: 2019-37 W/WW Operator 2019-37 by 4:00pm on Tuesday June 25, 2019 to:

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

 
 

Heavy Equipment Operator

As a Heavy Equipment Operator, you will be responsible for the efficient operation of heavy equipment including, but not limited to: a Gradall Excavator, Excavator, Backhoe, Front End Loader, Grader, Bulldozer, Skidsteer, Tractor and Dump Truck for activities such as roadside ditching, municipal drain maintenance, trenching, digging, loading, levelling snow removal, and other duties as required.

You have a minimum of 12 months experience operating heavy equipment and a minimum of 12 months experience with surveying equipment such as a laser level to effectively determine set and achieve grades on the municipal road allowance and municipal drain.

You must have the successful completion of Secondary School, Grade 12 diploma or General Educational Development (GED) and a Heavy Equipment Operator certification from an accredited program (i.e. A.O.R.S).
You are required to have a Class D Licence with Z endorsement (Class “A” Licence with Z endorsement preferred) and a valid - Standard First Aid / CPR C Certification as recognized through the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board.

You must have formal training and experience with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Highway Traffic Act, Ontario Traffic Manual with emphasis on Book 7 as they relate to excavation and trench safety, confined space entry and traffic control. You most posses a Chainsaw/Chipper certification from an accredited program (i.e. I.H.S.A.) and are certified to operate a radial derrick crane to eight (8) tonne capacity.

This is a full time union position based on 40 hours per week with an hourly rate of $26.44 per hour and a competitive benefit and pension package.

To confidentially explore this exciting and challenging opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter and quote: 2019-33 Heavy Equipment Operator by June 25th, 2019 at 4:00pm to:
City of Port Colborne, 66 Charlotte Street,
Port Colborne, Ontario L3K 3C8
Attention: Italia Reeves, 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.