Employment Opportunities

Interested in working in the 2014 Municipal Election?

The 2014 City of Port Colborne Municipal Election is fast approaching and election officials are currently being recruited to work on advanced voting days and on Election Day.

Application Deadline:
 September 12, 2014, 4:30 p.m.


Overview of General Qualifications

General qualifications for each position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Must be 18 years or older;
  • Must be a Canadian citizen;
  • Must be able to remain at your designated voting location from opening to closing (may be as long as 12 consecutive hours);
  • Previous Municipal Election work experience preferred;
  • Must successfully complete in-person election worker training session;
  • Must be able to assist with the set-up and take down of the polling station which may include lifting (up to 30 lbs), moving tables, etc.;
  • Must have a professional demeanour and the ability to communicate with electors and staff in a friendly and courteous manner;
  • Must consistently demonstrate good judgement and problem solving skills;
  • Must be able to work well as a member of the team, and;
  • Must be able to set aside personal political preferences and must treat electors in a non-partisan manner while conducting the election.

An outline of the positions available and a description of the roles and responsibilities of each position are outlined in the 2014 Municipal Election Notice of Employment found under the How to Apply section below.



Please note that all election staff is required to attend a mandatory training session.


How to Apply

All applicants are required to complete an application form and assessment.

If you are interested in applying, please complete and submit the application and assessment forms.  The application and assessment forms are available below and at City Hall. You may submit the forms in person, by mail, by fax or by e-mail.

Option 1: Apply in Person
Hard copies of the application and assessment forms are available at City Hall and can be submitted during regular office hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at City Hall.

Option 2: Print at Home and Submit by Personal Delivery, Mail,  or E-mail
The application and assessment forms are available below. You can print and complete these forms and personally deliver them to City Hall or submit them by mail, fax or e-mail.

Office of the City Clerk
City of Port Colborne
66 Charlotte Street Port Colborne, Ontario L3K 3C8
E-mail: electioncoordinator@portcolborne.ca

Employment Application and Personnel Assessment

Municipal Election Notice of Employment

We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected will be contacted.