Supervisor, Water Works

The Corporation of the Town of Orangeville invites applications for the position of

Supervisor, Water Works Infrastructure Services Department
(Full-time position, 42 hours per week)

The Town of Orangeville has a full-time opportunity available for the position of Supervisor, Water Works.


Duties of the position include:

  • Performing the duties and responsibilities of the Overall Responsible Operator (ORO) as required under Ontario Regulation 128/04, Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Guideline No. 5.1, and Drinking Water Operator/Water Quality Analyst Certification, as amended.
  • Supervising staff, assigning work, assisting with new hire selection, training, motivating and evaluating staff, and discipline.
  • Supervising and/or arranging for supervision of maintenance work on treatment units, pumps, valves, watermains and appurtenances in the water supply and distribution systems, including work undertaken by staff and contractors.
  • Ensuring operating data is collected as required by all licences, permits and regulations, verify its validity, and assist with compilation, review and analysis.
  • Assisting the Water Works Technologist with the co-ordination of annual Ministry inspections, and with the preparation of reports and responses to information requests as required by provincial personnel and/or regulations.
  • Assist senior staff with administrative matters, including but not limited to completing time sheets, approving payments to contractors and suppliers, developing the annual Water Works maintenance program, providing input for the annual capital and operating budget, responding to public inquiries, etc.
  • Completing annual training required to by provincial regulation to maintain the drinking-water certificates that are a requirement of the position.
  • Assist in other areas of Public Works, including but not limited to the sewage collection system, sewage pumping stations, and operations; and other duties as assigned.



  • Secondary School Diploma.
  • Three to four years’ experience in the operation and maintenance of water supply, treatment and distribution systems, including a minimum of two years of supervisory experience.
  • Drinking Water Operator Certificate, Water Distribution and Supply Subsystem Class 3, and Water Treatment Subsystem, Class 2.
  • Current and valid Class G driver’s licence.
  • Thorough understanding of the requirements of the applicable regulations that pertain to the operation and maintenance of water supply, water treatment and water distribution systems, including but not necessarily limited to: the Permit to Take Water, the Safe Drinking Water Act, the Clean Water Act, and the applicable regulations made under the aforementioned Acts.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, experience with computers including Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel, and experience with SCADA control systems.
  • Must be conscientious, detail oriented, and able to work both independently and as a member of a team.


Hourly Range: $40.89 to $47.84, Band 10 on the Town’s 2020 Pay Grid, plus a comprehensive benefits package. Please note that the Town’s 2021 Pay Grid has not yet been finalized.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes, in confidence, to Sarah Alexander, Human Resources Assistant, no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. Applications may be submitted online, or in person to the Town Hall located at 87 Broadway.


The Town of Orangeville is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. By submitting your personal information to the Town of Orangeville, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information in connection with our recruitment, hiring and/or employment processes. Personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended, and will be used to determine the qualifications for employment with the Town of Orangeville. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Manager, Human Resources at 87 Broadway, Orangeville, Ontario L9W 1K1.






The Town of Lincoln, located in the beautiful Niagara Region, offers a unique environment that encompasses Lake Ontario, the Bruce Trail and Niagara Escarpment and is situated between Hamilton and St. Catharines. Steeped in a rich history and home to one of the fastest growing municipalities, Lincoln is a place to grow, a place to prosper and a place to belong.


Reporting to the Manager of Environmental Services, the Supervisor is responsible for overseeing operations and maintenance activities, projects and support services for the environmental section (specifically water and wastewater) of the Public Works Department, including the coordinator of personnel, equipment and other resources. This position will serve as the Overall Responsible Operator (ORO). This position is part of a rotation schedule that responds to after-hours emergencies 24 hours / day.


The successful candidate must possess the following:
• Post-secondary diploma in engineering or a related field
• Certification by the Ministry of the Environment as a Class II Water Distribution System Operator. Candidate must be willing and able to obtain a Class III Water Distribution System within 1 year of hire date.
• Certification by the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks as a Class II Wastewater Collection System Operator
• Provincial certification as a Water Meter Installer
• Minimum five (5) years work experience in a municipal public works environment
• Minimum two (2) years supervisory experience in a unionized municipal environment
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to lead a diverse team
• Advanced competency in MS Office Applications
• Project / Program management experience would be considered an asset
• Valid Ministry of Transportation Class “G” Drivers License
• Ability to work outside regular business hours.
In addition to a dynamic and fast-paced team environment, we offer an excellent benefit package and pension plan. The annual base salary range, based on a 40-hour work week, is $73,306 – $82,507.


Qualified candidates are requested to forward their resume by Monday January 4, 2021 to:


To apply:
1. Online:
2. Email: noting the position in the subject line
This job description is available in alternative formats, or accessible communication supports, upon request.


We thank all applicants who apply but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. By submitting your personal information to the Town of Lincoln, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of that information in connection with our recruitment, hiring and /or employment processes. Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 and will be used to determine the qualifications for employment. Questions regarding the collection of personal information may be directed to the Office of the Municipal Clerk.

Supervisor of Wastewater Systems

 Supervisor of Wastewater Systems 
Salary: $96,720 – $115,502 (40 hour work week) 
Plus a comprehensive benefit package and OMERS pension plan 


The Supervisor of Wastewater Systems is responsible for managing the efficient, safe, and compliant operation of the City’s Water Pollution Control Centre (WPCC) and associated Wastewater Collection System. This position ensures the system is operating in compliance with applicable legislation and is the liaison with applicable Ministry officials as required. 


Essential (Minimum) Qualifications: 

  • Two (2) year post-secondary diploma in Civil Engineering or environmental services field or related field of study or a combination of equivalent experience and education may be considered. 
  • Five (5) years’ supervisory experience within a unionized environment in a comparable wastewater system. 
  • Valid province of Ontario Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MOECP) Class IV Wastewater Treatment Certificate and a Class III Wastewater Collection Licenses. 
  • Experience developing, managing, monitoring, and analyzing budgets. 
  • Experience with contract management including overseeing and scheduling contractors. 
  • Demonstrated experience with staff supervision and strong leadership skills in a unionized work environment. 
  • Thorough knowledge of all applicable legislation as it relates to a Class IV wastewater Treatment and Class III Wastewater Collection systems. 
  • Thorough working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and safe work practices. 
  • Valid “G” class driver’s license in the Province of Ontario. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and excellent customer service skills. 
  • Familiarity with various other fields related to wastewater systems that include mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, PLC, and SCADA control systems. 
  • Familiarity with wastewater requirements such as chemical analysis, chemical dosing, basic laboratory skills and requirements, monitoring equipment operations and maintenance. Demonstrated ability to examine and reorganize operations and procedures, formulate policy, develop, and implement new strategies and procedures. 
  • Ability to remain current with legislation, industry standards and best practices as well as demonstrate a commitment to continuous learning. 
  • Advanced computer proficiency including thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office and database software, GIS and work order/work management systems. 

A complete job description is available by clicking here: Job Description 


The personal information submitted is collected under the authority of The Municipal Act and is protected under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for employment assessment purposes only. The municipality is an equal opportunity employer following the rules and regulations set out by the Human Rights Code and the Integrated Accessibility Standard Regulation. For applicants with a disability, accommodations are available upon request in the recruitment process should you be selected to participate. 

Interested and qualified applicants must submit a cover letter and resume marked “Supervisor, Wastewater Systems” to the following on/before Friday, January 8, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.: 


Human Resources Department 
City of Brockville 
P.O. Box 5000 
1 King Street West 
Brockville, Ontario K6V 7A5

The City of Brockville wishes to thank all applicants and advises that only those chosen for interviews will be contacted. 

Environmental Supervisor


Situated on the Eastern side of Haliburton County, Highlands East covers 758 square kilometers with over 70 lakes, pristine scenery and is only a 2.5 hour drive from the Greater Toronto Area. Highlands East is a predominately rural community and is comprised of the amalgamation of the Townships of Bicroft, Cardiff, Glamorgan and Monmouth as of 2001. The hamlets of Cardiff, Highland Grove, Wilberforce, Tory Hill and Gooderham are our settlement areas.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer/Treasurer, the Environmental Supervisor will be responsible for strategically planning, directing and supervising the municipal water and wastewater operations. The Environmental Supervisor will also develop, implement and administer the objectives, policies and standards as established and approved by Council, in accordance with all applicable by-laws and provincial/federal regulations.

The municipality is seeking a graduate of a post-secondary Environmental Studies program or equivalent work related experience. A minimum of two years of management experience in municipal operations is required. The successful candidate will have demonstrated progressively responsible experience with budget preparation, program management, evaluation and decision making. Strong leadership and people management skills are mandatory, including the ability to administer and interpret collective agreements.


Position Title: Environmental Supervisor
Department: Environment
Reports To: CAO/Treasurer
Hours of Work 40 Hours per week: availability to work evenings and weekends, as required.



Primary Function:

 Reporting to the CAO/Treasurer, the Environmental Supervisor will be responsible for strategically planning, directing and supervising the municipal water and wastewater operations. Will also develop, implement and administer the objectives, policies and programs as established and approved by Council in accordance with all applicable by-laws and provincial/federal regulations/standards.



  • Oversee, coordinate and supervise the daily activities of the drinking water facilities and distribution systems, wastewater treatment and collection systems and septage trench site, within the Municipality’s jurisdiction including the efficient and effective use of staffing, equipment and materials to ensure compliance with provincial legislation/regulations, municipal by-laws and standards.
  • Lead and supervise staff in the performance of their duties in accordance with the work plans required to fulfill the various functions in the Environmental Department.
  • Manages the Drinking Water Quality Management System (as the QMS Rep) on a continuous basis and making any adjustments and revisions as necessary.
  • Manages the municipal Source Water Protection Plan and works in conjunction with the municipal Risk Management Inspector/Risk Management Official to fulfill the various plan requirements.
  • Ensure that all work for maintenance and/or construction in the Environmental Department meets the current municipal, provincial or federal standards and regulations.
  • Develop policies and procedures pertaining to the Environmental Department.
  • Administer and coordinate major capital projects.
  • Prepare and compile budget estimates for the operations and capital expenditures and revenues; monitor monthly budget as approved by Council.
  • Administers tenders, RFP’s, RFQ’s and purchase orders for the department within approved budgets and in accordance with the Municipal Purchasing Policy.
  • Approve coding and payment of invoices for the Department.
  • Investigates and submits the appropriate applications for all applicable Provincial and Federal Government funding programs for Department projects.
  • Prepare reports and recommendations for Council review and approval on the day-to-day operations and new or proposed legislation or resolutions to address such recommendations.
  • Attend regular or special Council meetings to communicate and interface with the Mayor, Council and public on matters as required and carry out Council direction.
  • Establish and maintain a liaison and positive relationship with the residents, business community, local boards and authorities, provincial and federal government representatives.
  • Receive and respond to enquiries and complaints from the residents and public, developers, agencies and other government levels relating to water/wastewater operations, maintenance and/or construction when required.
  • Research, outsource and ensure that best practices are implemented and performance meets or exceeds the standards of other Municipalities.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all department staff receives adequate training and professional development in their respective areas such as; certificates in water distribution, water treatment, waste water collection and waste water treatment, WHMIS, confined spaces, etc., and as deemed appropriate in accordance with approved budget appropriations.
  • Develop communication, training and information sharing networks in order to advance the professionalism and effectiveness of the department personnel.
  • Attends necessary and/or approved educational workshops, seminars or webinars.
  • Perform all duties as prescribed by the Community Emergency Response Plan as and when required.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • A post-secondary diploma or equivalent work related experience in Environmental Studies or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3 to 4 years of progressive experience in municipal environment operations gaining experience in treating water, waste water, sewer systems, and supervising unionized staff.
  • Working knowledge of federal, provincial and municipal legislation and regulations pertaining to the Environmental Department.
  • Demonstrated superior public relations and communication skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and general computer proficiency.
  • Possess a valid Ontario “G” Driver’s Licence.


Key Performance Indicators:

  • Demonstrated ability to perform a wide variety of tasks and change focus quickly as demands change;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a team/work group to accomplish goals;
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve controversy and maintain constructive working relationships;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects and budgets successfully;
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidences and promote an ethical work environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to act in accordance with established guidelines, follow standard procedures and enforce policies, procedures and legislation such as Employment Standards Act, Occupational Health & Safety Act, etc;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects;
  • Demonstrated ability to establish performance goals, coach staff, provide training and evaluate performance.


If you are interested in joining our dedicated team of municipal professionals, applications clearly marked “Application – Environmental Supervisor” may be submitted on or before 4:00 p.m., Friday, January 8th, 2021 via mail, in person or email. Interested applicants may submit their resume, including references, in confidence to:

Shannon Hunter, CAO/Treasurer
Municipality of Highlands East
P.O. Box 295, 2249 Loop Road
Wilberforce, ON K0L 3C0

A copy of the detailed job description is available upon request or on the Highlands East website at


We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Municipality of Highlands East is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants requiring accommodation are asked to contact the CAO/Treasurer.

In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the information gathered will be used solely for candidate selection purposes only. Questions about this collection should be directed to Shannon Hunter, C.A.O.