PortsToronto Board of Directors Vacancies

The Toronto Port Authority, doing business as PortsToronto, is a federal business enterprise that proudly owns and operates the Port of Toronto, the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and the Outer Harbour Marina.
PortsToronto’s airport and port user nominating committees (the “Committees”) are each seeking applications for qualified individuals for appointment to PortsToronto’s Board of Directors.
Eligible candidates must have (a) generally acknowledged and accepted stature within the transportation industry or the business community, and (b) relevant knowledge and extensive experience related to the management of a business, to the operation of a port or to maritime trade.  We are particularly interested in individuals who have experience in one or more of the following areas:  aerospace, aviation and/or airport (including but not limited to airline operations, private pilot experience, etc.), legal, marine, transportation, civil engineering, or environmental engineering, planning, compliance and protection.
In an effort to achieve gender parity and to reflect Canada’s diversity, the Committees will consider individuals from diverse backgrounds having regard to gender, ethnicity/Aboriginal status, disabilities, language proficiency, age and geographic background.
Additional eligibility criteria, including education and experience requirements and position overviews are available here (Class 1 Port User Group) and here (Class 2 Airport User Group).
Candidates interested in applying must submit the following information for consideration:
  1. Curriculum vitae demonstrating that the candidate meets or exceeds the minimum education and experience requirements for the position, including the candidate’s name, address, email address and telephone;
  2. A statement indicating that the candidate desires to be considered for appointment as a User Director and confirmation that the candidate is not ineligible for appointment pursuant to Section 16 of the Canada Marine Act.Candidates may elect to have their application considered by one or both of the Committees (port and airport) and must indicate their preference when applying.
Applications must be submitted in portable document format (PDF) by email to jmacdonald@portstoronto.com no later than September 29, 2017.  The Committee will forward information on each candidate along with their respective recommendations for appointment to the Minister of Transport. 
For further information, please contact Janet MacDonald at the email address provided above or at 416-863-2003.