Port Colborne
Monday, March 2, 2015



The City of Port Colborne, located on Niagara’s South Coast on the shores of Lake Erie, at the entrance to the Welland Canal, within the beautiful region of Niagara, has become an investment destination – where water meets road, rail and air enabling investment to reach their business targets.  Port Colborne has found the perfect balance that extends to you what you expect life to offer: successful industrial and business sectors, beautiful and scenic residential areas, and a thriving festival and entertainment scene that includes, live theatre, white sand beaches, our world class Sugarloaf Marina and unique shopping districts in a heritage filled area and along the Welland Canal. A great place to work and raise a family!

The Mayor and Council of the City of Port Colborne are 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 drive the corporation forward in accomplishing the goals and strategic direction set by Council.

You are a CAO or Senior Manager in a municipality with a minimum of seven years of 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 skills and creative strategies to the position. Proven success in working with elected officials, other levels of government and multi-stakeholders is essential.  You have a strong interest in being an active, contributing member of the Port Colborne community.  A university degree in Business or Public Administration, Finance or suitable equivalent in a related field is a necessity.

Competitive compensation and benefits package.

For full details, please see the CAO job description below:

CAO Job Description


To confidentially explore this exciting and challenging opportunity,

please submit your resume and cover letter by March 20, 2015.


City of Port Colborne, 66 Charlotte Street,

Port Colborne, Ontario L3K 3C8

Attention: Carrie Stone, CHRL, Human Resources

Or by e-mail to: hr@portcolborne.ca

Fax: 905-835-2969

Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act and will be used to determine suitability. We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  The City of Port Colborne is an equal opportunity employer.  Accommodation is available upon request.