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!

Reporting to the City Clerk, the Deputy Clerk will provide a broad range of support and advice related to legislative and governance matters; assist in the research and preparation of council resolutions, by-laws, reports, policies and procedures, correspondence, council agendas and minutes, and; assist with records management oversight. You will also respond to public inquiries and requests, participate in risk management and licensing and act in the absence of the Clerk.

With post-secondary education in public administration, political science or business administration, you have three years of progressively responsible experience in a municipal clerk’s environment. You have broad knowledge of municipal legislation and administration, parliamentary procedure, municipal elections, licensing, corporate records/information management, and customer service.

You are an organized professional, demonstrating sound judgment, integrity and trust. An effective communicator, you possess problem-solving and critical thinking skills, are able to coordinate and manage workloads, deal with conflicting demands, and concentrate on work requirements under pressure to meet competing deadlines. Attendance at evening meetings is a requirement.

The position offers a salary of $81,153.80 – $94,931.20, based on 35 hours per week, plus a competitive compensation package. 

***This is a temporary full-time role which will last up to 18 months.  

For full details, please see the job description here 

To confidentially explore this exciting and challenging opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter quoting Competition #2021-100 by 4:00pm on January 28, 2022. 

City of Port Colborne
66 Charlotte Street, Port Colborne, Ontario L3K 3C8
Fax: 905-835-2969

Please note that the City of Port Colborne requires that all newly hired employees are to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of being hired and provide proof of full vaccination, or provide proof of a bona fide medical or Human Rights Code exemption on a form issued from and approved by the City of Port Colborne.  


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.