JOBS: Welland City Manager

WELLAND – The City is in the market for a new City Manager, as you may have heard or read. For those who wonder what the job entails, here is the job posting as found on the city’s website:

City Manager

Welland is a growing vibrant municipality conveniently located in the centre of the Niagara Region.  Situated midway between Lakes Ontario and Erie on the Welland Canal, we’re only two turns from Toronto and a 30 minute drive to the United States border.  Everything from rural tranquility to urban excitement is within easy reach to Welland.

With a population of just over 50,000 Welland is accessible, abundant and acclaimed.  We offer a quality of life that is culturally rich, affordable and a safe place to live.  There’s no better place to be than Welland.

The City of Welland is actively seeking a qualified and experienced City Manager.

Reporting to the Mayor and Council, the City Manager oversees the administration and management of the Corporation, provides support and advice to the Mayor and Council; and develops/maintains key relationships with employee groups, the public, stakeholder groups, agencies, boards, other municipalities and upper levels of government.

As City Manager you are a, politically astute leader with several years’ experience at a senior management level.  Your extensive knowledge of municipal functions and responsibilities teamed with strong business acumen, and well developed financial management skills enable you to provide direction to the Corporate Management Team.

A full position description along with more information on the City of Welland can be viewed below.

The salary for this position is $172,251.00 with a comprehensive benefit package.

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to forward a complete resume clearly marked “City Manager” in confidence by no later than 4:00 p.m. on November 6, 2015 to:

Corporation of the City of Welland,
Human Resources Department,
60 East Main Street,
Welland, Ontario.
L3B 3X4
FAX to (905) 734-7608


The City of Welland is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. The City of Welland is committed to accommodating people with disability. Should you require any accommodations, we will work to meet your needs.

All applications will be held in strict confidence.  We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls please.

Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for employment assessment purposes only.

City Manager – Job Description (pdf)


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