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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:


Human Resources
City of Port Colborne
66 Charlotte Street
Port Colborne, Ontario L3K 3C8
careers@portcolborne.ca

 
 

ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST

ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST

 

Located on the south coast of the scenic Niagara Region, Niagara’s Port of Call has found the perfect balance – successful industry 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.

 

The City of Port Colborne is seeking an experienced Engineering Technologist to join our team. 

 

The Engineering Technologist is responsible for designing and preparing detailed engineering drawings of Municipal Infrastructure and projects for construction purposes.  The detailed drawings are then used by the Engineering Technologist to calculate cost estimates, using current market prices, to complete the projects, thus providing the basis for the City’s annual construction budget.  This position is also responsible for the preparation and issuance of Proposals, Quotations and Tender Documents for not only construction projects, but for routine services and other major City purchases, at the request of various departments. The Engineering Technologist is responsible for the creation and review of current Design and Document Standards for the Municipality.  When required, the Engineering Technologist assists the City’s Construction Inspector, by resolving any field construction issues, relative to the design.  Additionally, this position may be required to perform the duties of the City’s Construction Inspector on an as needed basis.  The Engineering Technologist is responsible for reviewing and coordinating development applications.

 

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 municipal design, engineering and/or construction.  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.  Wage:  $32.82 per hour ($59,738 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

August 8, 2018 at 4:00 pm and quote 2018-23 Engineering 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. 
 
 

SCHOOL CROSSING GUARDS

SCHOOL CROSSING GUARDS

 

The City of Port Colborne is committed to contributing to the well - being of residents and visitors by ensuring a healthy and safe community. Keeping children safe is a priority for the City. School Crossing Guards are a vital and necessary part of our community.

 

The City of Port Colborne is seeking safety conscious and dedicated candidates who enjoy working with children and the public, to join our team. As a School Crossing Guard, you will be responsible to direct the safe movement of students and pedestrians across roadways in Port Colborne.

 

Candidates must be able to stand for long periods of time; stand and step up and down curb heights/curb cuts; safely walk with students and pedestrians across streets/roadways/busy intersections; lift and hold a school crossing sign, perform hand and arm crossing gestures; and work in hot/cold/wet weather extremes. Exposure to motor vehicle traffic.

 

Must be available on short notice and available to work flexible hours at various locations during the school term. Work day is scheduled in split shifts; morning, lunch hour and afternoon. All shifts are subject to changes and modification. Must provide a valid vulnerable sector police clearance and have a high school diploma.

 

This is a part-time position with weekly hours ranging from 0 – 24 with an hourly rate of $15.00 per hour.

 

Job Description

 

To confidentially explore this exciting and challenging opportunity, please submit your resume and quote: Crossing Guard 2018-24, by August 16th, 2018 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.