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. 

The City of Port Colborne is seeking an energetic and dedicated individual to join our Public Works team as a Water/Wastewater Crew Leader.

Reporting to the Water/Wastewater Superintendent, the Crew Leader assists in directing the crew in maintenance and construction activities in the City’s water distribution system, wastewater collection system and stormwater system. This position prepares work schedules and directs crews of associates by assigning duties, and ensuring the work of crews is performed efficiently, effectively, safely and on time, all in accordance with accepted standards. The Crew Leader participates in the General on-call rotation and responds to after hours and weekend emergencies. The Crew Leader may be appointed Acting Overall Responsible Officer (ORO) when the ORO is absent.

The ideal candidate will have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, along with a Class 1 Ontario Water Distribution Operator certificate and Class 1 Ontario Wastewater Collection System Operator licence. You will have at least 4 years practical experience with watermain and sewer maintenance, and a DZ licence in good standing. Holding a Basic First Aid & CPR certification is an asset.

This is a full-time, permanent unionized position working 40 hours per week. The rate of pay is $33.66 (this includes full water certification pay), and a competitive benefits package and pension plan.

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 #2024-05 by April 19, 2024 at 4:00pm.

City of Port Colborne
66 Charlotte Street, Port Colborne, Ontario L3K 3C8
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.