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:
City of Port Colborne
66 Charlotte Street
Port Colborne, Ontario L3K 3C8
DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY SERVICES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
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.
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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 StreetPort Colborne, Ontario L3K 3C8Attention: Tammy Morden, Human Resourcesor by e-mail to: email@example.comFax: 905-835-2969