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 – truly a community that adds to the overall Niagara Experience. A great place to work and raise a family!

The Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum and L.R. Wilson Heritage Research Archives is just a block away from the southern terminus of the Welland Ship Canal. Reporting to the Archivist, the Archives Assistant provides assistance in the day to day operations of the L.R. Wilson Heritage Research Archives. This includes delivering front of house services to researchers, renters, and visitors in addition to assisting with research requests and tasks related to collections management. The assistant will be responsible for administration tasks related to rentals and revenue generation and will assist with volunteer management. The Archives Assistant will help with tasks related to the long-term development of the archives services and collections, including digitization. 

The ideal candidate will at minimum have a 2-year college diploma along with 1-2 years’ experience in a related field. You have a keen interest in history, are proficient in Microsoft Office, have exceptional customer service skills and strong communication skills. Local history knowledge and an understanding of museum/archival practices is considered an asset.

For more information, please see the Job Description here

This is a part-time, permanent position, working a 0-24 hours per week with a rate of $21.76 per hour.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to by Friday, September 22, 2023 at 4pm quoting Competition 2023-48.    

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.