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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!

 
 

By-Law Intake Officer

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!

 

Reporting to the Manager of By-law Services, the By-law Intake Officer will demonstrate superior customer service skills with a strong work ethic, sound organizational skills, and good time management skills with the capacity to work well under pressure.


The successful candidate is responsible for customer service, processing complaints; administrative functions related to the By-law Enforcement Division and provide back-up administrative services for the Building Division.

 

The ideal candidate will possess a post-secondary education in Law Enforcement, Law Clerk or Office Administration and have two years experience in a government environment, preferably municipal with strong communication, customer service and administrative skills or an equivalent combination acceptable to management. Must possess and maintain a valid class G driver’s license. Experience with municipal law enforcement functions, parking and property standards are an asset.

 

This position is a CUPE Local 155 unionized position.

Compensation: $25.76 per hour (35 hr. week) including pension and benefits as per collective agreement.

For full job description please click here.

 

To confidentially explore this exciting and challenging opportunity, 

please submit your resume and cover letter by December 13, 2019 at 4:00pm and quote

2019-56 By-law Intake Officer

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. 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. 

 
 

Utilities Technician

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!

 

The City of Port Colborne is currently accepting applications for a permanent full time Utilities Technician.  Reporting to the Utilities Supervisor, the Utilities Technician must demonstrate superior customer service skills with a strong work ethic, sound organizational skills, attention to detail, and good time management skills with the capacity to work well under pressure.

 

The Utilities Technician is responsible for accurately locating all underground piping associated with the City’s water distribution, sanitary and storm sewer collection systems, for providing operational and maintenance services for all municipal water meters (up to and including 25 mm (1 inch)) and for completing monthly meter reading activities. They may be called upon from time to time to locate all City owned utilities ie: private hydro, communications, gas on City property

 

Using a locate software program, the Utilities Technician is required to prepare accurate reports and sketches in a timely manner to ensure that all locates are completed as per the requirements of the Ontario OneCall system.  The Technician is also required to respond to and complete emergency locate requests (during regular hours and afterhours) within the time prescribed by Ontario One Call.

 

You have Damage Prevention Technician (DPT) certification in Water and Sewer, Water Meter Installer Certificate and additional DPT certification in Gas/Oil, Telecom and Power is an asset. Additionally, you have 3 years’ experience in utility locating.  Your communication skills, attention to detail, conflict resolutions capabilities and ability to multi-task make you a preferred candidate for this position.

 

 This position is a CUPE Local 155 unionized position.

 

 Compensation: $26.11 per hour (40 hr. week) including pension and benefits as per collective agreement.

 

 For details, please click here to review the full job description.

 

 

To confidentially explore this exciting and challenging opportunity,

please submit your resume and cover letter by December 16, 2019 at 4:00pm and quote

2019-55 Utilities Technician.

 

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. 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. 

 

 
 

2020 Summer Students

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!

Calling all students, if you are looking for summer employment, consider joining our Team!

The City of Port Colborne will be hiring students to work in the following areas: 

Parks                                                        Visitor Centre                                     Sugarloaf Harbour Marina

Roads                                                       Nickel Beach                   

 

If you meet all of the following requirements, please complete the attached application and submit your resume to careers@portcolborne.ca to be considered for employment. 

 

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 4, 2020 until Labour Day 2020.

 - Must be a full-time student enrolled for September 2020 (Fall Term), proof upon request.

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

 

Applications can be picked up at City Hall or can be printed by clicking here.  Completed applications must be returned by 4:00 p.m. on January 6, 2020, to:

 

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.