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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!

 
 

BUILDING INSPECTOR/PROPERTY STANDARDS OFFICER

The City of Port Colborne is currently accepting applications for a permanent full time Building Inspector/Property Standards Officer.

 

Reporting to the Manager of Building Services and the Manager of By-law Services, the Building Inspector/Property Standards Officer is responsible for building inspections, plans examination, investigating and processing property standards complaints, building without a permit and various other duties, while providing excellent customer service for the Divisions.

 

The ideal candidate will possess a post-secondary education in Civil, Construction, Engineering, or Architectural Technologies or related discipline. Successful achievement of relevant BCIN qualifications and completion of the Ontario Association of Property Standards Seminar, or willingness to obtain, is preferred.

 

The successful candidate will demonstrate superior customer service skills with a strong work ethic. Sound analytical, research, and organizational skills, are required. The successful candidate also displays proven ability to work well in a team environment, as well as independently with limited supervision to exercise discretion and judgement; and, good time management skills with the capacity to work well under pressure.

 

The successful candidate must posses and maintain a valid Class G driver’s license in good standing and available to work regular shifts and over time, when required. 

 

This position is a CUPE Local 155 unionized position.

 

Compensation: $34.12 per hour (35 hr. week) including pension and benefits as per collective agreement.

 

For full details, please see the job description.

 

To confidentially apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to and quote Job ID 2019-26:

 

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

Application deadline: May 22, 2019 before 4:30 p.m.

 

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. 
 
 

BY-LAW INTAKE OFFICER

The City of Port Colborne is currently accepting applications for a permanent full time By-law Intake Officer.

 

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 details, please see the job description.

 

To confidentially apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to and quote Job ID 2019-25:

 

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

Application deadline: May 22, 2019 before 4:30 p.m.

 

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. 

 

 
 

TEA ROOM ASSISTANT

Tea Room Assistant

Summer Student Opportunity

 

Working at the Port Colborne Historical & Marine Museum the Tea Room Assistant will work with volunteers to open Arabella’s Tea Room weekdays and weekends, preparing the afternoon tea, serving visitors, recording the financials, balancing the cash, helping with dishes, clean-up and close.

 

Successful student will be required to wear a long sleeved white blouse and long black shirt/black pants and close toed black shoes to keep in theme with the Edwardian period of the tea room.  

 

This position is a seasonal summer position with an expected start date of June 1, 2019 until  September 1, 2019 working 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm weekdays and weekends with a rate of pay of $14.00.  In the month of September, working hours will be 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm on weekends. 

 

To confidentially explore this exciting and challenging opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter by noon on May 10, 2019 and quote 2019-31 to:

 

 
Human Resources
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.