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 City of Port Colborne is seeking a Design and Construction Supervisor with excellent leadership, interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills. Reporting to the Manager of Projects and Design, the Design and Construction Supervisor is responsible for the administration, supervision and leadership of the Design and Construction team while monitoring trends, best practices, emerging issues, and related proposed legislation. You will oversee the preparation and review of the design, drawings and tender quantities for proposed City infrastructure projects including water mains, storm and sanitary sewers and road construction projects. You will be responsible for minor and major capital infrastructure projects and programs in accordance with departmental or corporate objectives. You will aid in the preparation of the annual operating and capital budgets, business plans and long-range forecasts for the Public Works department.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five (5) years related municipal experience in Roads and Bridges infrastructure, Water Distribution, Sanitary Sewer networks, Storm Sewer Collection systems including project/contract management preferably in a municipal urban growth environment and a minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience. A 3-year college diploma in Building, Architectural, Structural, or Civil Engineering Technology is necessary. Required eligibility for Professional Designation and Certification; Applied Science Technologist (A.Sc.T.), or Certified Engineering Technician (C.Tech) or Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T.). Class G driver’s license in good standing is required.

The salary range for this non-unionized position is $81,153.80 - $94,931.20. The City also offers a competitive benefit and pension package. 

For full details, please see the job description here

To confidentially explore this exciting and challenging opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter to quoting Competition 2021-11 by Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 4:00pm.


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.