Director of Engineering and Operations - The 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, 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. A great place to work and raise a family!


The City of Port Colborne is seeking a highly experienced and motivated professional with superior leadership, communication, analytical, report writing, customer service skills, and political intuition, who works well in a fast paced environment and can help drive the Corporation forward in accomplishing the goals and strategic direction set by Council. 


You are a Director or Senior Manager preferably in a Municipality with a minimum of ten years of progressive civil engineering experience and with a progressive and visionary leadership style.  You have the highest level of ethics, values and integrity and will bring exemplary interpersonal, communications, relationship building skills and creative strategies to the position. Proven success in working with elected officials, other levels of government and multi-stakeholders is essential.  Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director is responsible for all aspects of the Engineering, Public Works, Water/Wastewater and Environmental Services divisions.  A University degree in Civil Engineering and OACETT membership or suitable equivalent in a related field is a necessity.    P. Eng designation would be a definite asset. 


Competitive compensation and benefits package.


For full details, please see the job description available at:




To confidentially explore this exciting and challenging opportunity,

please submit your resume and cover letter by 4:00 pm on Friday, October 2nd, 2020


City of Port Colborne, 66 Charlotte Street,

Port Colborne, Ontario L3K 3C8

Attention: Mary Murray, Human Resources Manager

Or by e-mail to:

Fax: 905-835-2969

We thank all those who apply, however, please note 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.