City Solicitor

City of Welland

Reporting to the General Manager Human Resources and Legislative Services, and working collaboratively with the CAO and members of the Corporate Leadership Team, the City Solicitor is responsible for providing legal advice and direction to Council, Committees and City staff, ensuring that the City’s governance and operational decisions and actions are informed by and in compliance with the law. This position negotiates agreements, drafts legal documents and by-laws, and represents the City in litigation proceedings before the courts and administrative tribunals, including the Ontario Municipal Board.


The annual salary range for this full time, non-union position is $125,000 - $135,000. The Corporation also offers a comprehensive benefits package.
Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit a current resume clearly marked “City Solicitor” via email to hr@welland.ca or in person at:

Human Resources Department
City of Welland
60 East Main Street
Welland, Ontario
L3B 3X4

Posting closes at 4:00pm on Thursday, December 21, 2017

A detailed job description can be obtained by visiting our website at www.welland.ca .


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 Solicitor Welland Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-12-21
Date Posted: 2017-11-29
Province: Ontario