Administrative Support, Building and Bylaw

The City of Cornwall is a progressive community of 47,000, situated on the banks of the St. Lawrence River in Eastern Ontario. Rich in history and natural beauty, Cornwall offers historic sites, popular campsites, beaches and world-class amenities as well as small town charm and hospitality. Cornwall is Ontario’s easternmost city, just over 400 kilometres east of Toronto, 100 kilometres southeast of Ottawa and 120 kilometres southwest of Montreal. Cornwall boasts a modern economy led by forward thinkers who have made the city an excellent place for a career and raising a family. For more information, visit

The Corporation of the City of Cornwall is seeking an Administrative Support for our Building and By-Law Team. The Administrative Support will be responsible for:

  • Answering inquiries and serving as an initial point of contact with clients
  • Taking phone calls, messages, emails and following up on By-Law related complaints
  • Providing information to the caller about the various City By-Laws
  • Updating and maintaining information using the municipal software CityView
  • Maintaining and updating the dog tag registry information

Required Qualifications & Experience

  • Post secondary College Diploma or University Degree in Business Administration or equivalent
  • Four years proven administrative support experience in a municipal environment or previous related experience
  • Strong background in office administration and customer service
  • Advanced skills in the use of MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge of the municipal software CityView would be considered an asset.
  • Strong communication skills, attention to detail, organization with the ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, multi-task and work independently
  • Bilingualism (French & English) is required                                                                                                                

The City of Cornwall offers a starting wage of $28.76 per hour, 35 hours per week plus a comprehensive benefits package and OMERS pension plan. 

The deadline for submissions is December 4, 2023.

To apply, fill out the application form online including your cover letter, resume and proof of qualifications quoting File: 23-164 Administrative Support, Building and By-Law

The Corporation of The City of Cornwall strives to promote and demonstrate the values of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. We are committed to reflecting the diversity of the community we serve and encourage qualified candidates of all backgrounds and abilities to apply. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.  Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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