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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!

 
 

SURVEY/CAD TECHNOLOGIST

The City of Port Colborne is seeking an experienced Survey/CAD Technologist to join our team. 

 

The Survey/CAD Technologist is responsible for conducting field surveys of City infrastructure (roads, sidewalks, light standards, storm sewers, watermains, and valves), properties (parks, community centres) and other features such as Municipal Drains, ditches, trees etc.  This information will be used by the Survey Technologist to prepare base plans for engineering drawings of these features, in accordance with standard engineering practices.  The Survey Technologist is responsible for construction drawings of Municipal Drains and roadside ditching.  This position is also responsible for working with the Planning Department, as required, to provide base plans for CIPs and other planning projects.  The Survey Technologist assists the Drainage Superintendant by; aiding in inspections of Municipal Drains and roadside ditching, preparing Maintenance Assessment Schedules and letters of notice for construction and invoicing.

 

The preferred candidate has a 3-year college diploma in Building, Architectural, Structural, Civil or Survey Technology or equivalent.  Achieved or working towards Certified Engineering Technologist designation from OACETT and 5 years’ experience in combination of municipal engineering, construction inspection and Ontario Land Surveying.  You also have experience with Microsoft Access and Excel, AutoCAD civil 3D and MapInfo or similar applications and work well in a team-orientated environment. 

 

This is a full time union position.  2019 Wage Rate:  $33.48 per hour ($60,933 annual salary based on 35 hours per week) plus a competitive benefits and pension package.

 

For full details, please see the job description.

 

To confidentially explore this exciting and challenging opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter by March 13, 2019 at 4:00 pm and quote 2019-08 Survey/CAD Technologist.

 

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. 
 
 

CAMP SUPERVISOR - ACTIVE CAMPS

The City of Port Colborne is hiring for both camp supervisor and camp leader positions for all Active Camps programming. Active Camps are specialized programs that focus on increasing physical literacy through sport and recreational activities for children & youth (4-13 yrs.). Active Camps programs are currently offered as full day P.A day programs, March break camp, and summer day camps. Active Camps staff lead campers in developmentally appropriate activities that teach fundamental movement skills, and develop physical literacy through active games and recreational sports in a child-centred, inclusive environment.

 

Camp Supervisor – Active Camps

Community and Economic Development

June 3rd – August 30, 2019

 

The Camp Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing and executing all seasonal summer day camp operations for Active Camps, which will include the planning, coordinating and implementing all weekly themed program plans.  You will provide supervision to two (2) Camp Leaders, direct delivery of Active Camps programming at all camp locations, supervise and adhere to child protection policy for all participants, oversee administration related to the camp and provide daily feedback and communication to parents and Recreation Coordinator. 

 

The preferred candidate will have a degree in recreation & leisure studies, physical education, kinesiology or related field and three years supervisory experience in recreation program or day camp setting, knowledge of Canadian Sport for Life-Long Term Development Plan, physical literacy program delivery and/or planning.  At a minimum, the successful candidate will be enrolled in a program listed above and have one-year supervisory experience. 

 

This is a seasonal position with a pay rate of $17.24 per hour. Please quote 2019-06 when applying. 

 

To confidentially explore one of the above exciting and challenging opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter by noon on March 8, 2019

 

City of Port Colborne
66 Charlotte Street,
Port Colborne, Ontario L3K 3C8
e-mail: 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. 
 
 

CAMP LEADER - ACTIVE CAMPS

The City of Port Colborne is hiring for both camp supervisor and camp leader positions for all Active Camps programming. Active Camps are specialized programs that focus on increasing physical literacy through sport and recreational activities for children & youth (4-13 yrs.). Active Camps programs are currently offered as full day P.A day programs, March break camp, and summer day camps. Active Camps staff lead campers in developmentally appropriate activities that teach fundamental movement skills, and develop physical literacy through active games and recreational sports in a child-centred, inclusive environment. 

 

Camp Leader – Active Camps

Community and Economic Development

Ongoing through seasonal programming

 

Camp Leaders will assist in the planning and implementing all weekly themed program plans, provide assistance to the Camp Supervisor in leading daily program activities and program feedback, direct delivery of active camps programming at all camp locations, supervise and adhere to child protection policy for all participants, assist in administration related to the camp and provide daily feedback and communication to parents and Recreation Coordinator. 

 

The preferred candidate will have a degree in recreation & leisure studies, physical education, kinesiology or related field and three years in a recreation program or day camp setting, knowledge of Canadian Sport for Life-Long Term Development Plan, physical literacy program delivery and/or planning.

At a minimum, the successful candidate will be enrolled in a program listed above and one-year recreation programming or day camp experience.   

 

This is a seasonal position with a pay rate of $15.30 per hour.  Please quote 2019-07 when applying. 

 

To confidentially explore one of the above exciting and challenging opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter by noon on March 8, 2019

 

City of Port Colborne
66 Charlotte Street,
Port Colborne, Ontario L3K 3C8
e-mail: 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.
 
 

HUMAN RESOURCE STUDENT

 

The City of Port Colborne has a full time temporary Human Resource Student position available with the Human Resource Department.  This is an excellent learning opportunity for a student enrolled in Human Resource Management, Occupational Health & Safety, Business Administration or related field of study. 

 

Reporting to the Human Resource Coordinator, the student will have the opportunity to work alongside the Human Resource Team in the areas of employee engagement, employment services, recruitment, selection, training, development, health and safety, wellness, customer service and administration.

 

You have the ability to complete the functions of this role with accuracy, professionalism and a positive attitude.  You are highly organized and have the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.  You have excellent written and verbal communication skills and a comfort level in speaking to individuals at all levels of the municipality.   You must have a superior understanding of confidentiality, trust and integrity.   The successful candidate must have working knowledge of Human Resources principles and practices, Microsoft office applications, databases, ability to conduct research and prepare a variety of documents. 

 

To confidentially explore this exciting and challenging opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter by noon on March 19th, 2019 and quote 2019-10 to:

 

City of Port Colborne
66 Charlotte Street
Port Colborne, Ontario L3K 3C8
e-mail: careers@portcolborne.ca
Fax: 905-835-2969

 

Our summer positions are 16 weeks in duration, 35 hours per week with a hourly rate of $14.75.  To be considered for a student position you must provide proof of enrollment in a related post-secondary program, must be available to start full time work in May 2019 and have a valid G2 or G driver’s license. 

 

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. 
 
 

ENGINEERING STUDENT

The City of Port Colborne has a full time temporary Engineering Student position available within the Engineering and Operations Department.  This is an excellent learning opportunity for a student enrolled in Construction, Civil Engineering, CAD or Survey related field of study. 

 

Reporting to the Manager of Projects and Design, the engineering student will have the opportunity to work alongside professional, technical and support staff to learn the different aspects of municipal engineering, design, construction and inspection.    

 

The student will assist with surveying, data entry, contract documentation, customer service and administrative duties.  The successful candidate must have knowledge with surveying equipment and excellent computer skills.     

 

To confidentially explore this exciting and challenging opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter by noon on March 19th, 2019 and quote 2019-10 to:

 

City of Port Colborne
66 Charlotte Street
Port Colborne, Ontario L3K 3C8
e-mail: careers@portcolborne.ca
Fax: 905-835-2969

 

Our summer positions are 16 weeks in duration, 35 hours per week with a hourly rate of $14.75.  To be considered for a student position you must provide proof of enrollment in a related post-secondary program, must be available to start full time work in May 2019 and have a valid G2 or G driver’s license. 

 

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. 
 
 

PLANNING STUDENT

The City of Port Colborne has a full time temporary Planning Student position available within the Planning and Development Department.  This is an excellent learning opportunity for a student enrolled in an Urban, Rural or Environmental Planning related field of study. 

 

Reporting to the Director of Planning and Development, the planning student will have the opportunity to work alongside professional, technical and support staff to learn the different aspects of municipal planning, growth and policy development. 

 

The student will assist with policy development, official plan review, preparation of notices, data entry, customer service and administrative support. 

 

To confidentially explore this exciting and challenging opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter by noon on March 19th, 2019 and quote 2019-09:

 

City of Port Colborne
66 Charlotte Street
Port Colborne, Ontario L3K 3C8
e-mail: careers@portcolborne.ca
Fax: 905-835-2969

 

Our summer positions are 16 weeks in duration, 35 hours per week with a hourly rate of $14.75.  To be considered for a student position you must provide proof of enrollment in a related post-secondary program, must be available to start full time work in May 2019 and have a valid G2 or G driver’s license. 

 

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.