Superintendent, Plant Maintenance

Permanent, full-time opportunity with Hamilton Water in Hamilton, ON
Are you a champion of best practices in plant maintenance with the appropriate trade, engineering and/or technology credentials? Can you lead by example to ensure maintenance programs effectively support optimal water and wastewater plant operations? If so, bring your skills and expertise to the City of Hamilton.

Reporting to the Manager of Plant Maintenance and Technical Services, you’ll develop, oversee and supervise the safe, efficient and effective delivery of the maintenance program for Hamilton Water’s Water and Wastewater Plant Operations. Adept at managing plant maintenance programs in a highly technical operational environment, you’ll provide technical support, oversight, clear instructions and adequate training for all trades and trade supervisors, including electricians, instrumentation technicians, and millwrights.

As a Plant Maintenance Superintendent, you’ll assume accountability and responsibility for day-to-day maintenance operations, from coordinating contractor activities and monitoring programs, to making recommendations for improvement based on maintenance data, new equipment and technology, and best practices. It will be your job to ensure that maintenance programs and activities are compliant with all applicable policies, procedures and regulations, while supporting the development and implementation of, and adherence to, mechanical, electrical and instrumentation standards on projects implemented under the City’s Capital Programs.

 

Your qualifications as Superintendent of Plant Maintenance include:
• Proven experience and knowledge related to maintenance activities in a highly technical operational environment.
• Proven knowledge of applicable theories and trends in mechanical, electrical and instrumentation trades, normally acquired by completing a post-secondary education related to one of the trades; having an accredited engineering degree from a recognized university or a diploma from a community college course in an accredited Engineering Technology program in a Civil, Electrical or Mechanical, or Water and Wastewater related program or a combination of education and work related experience.
• Proven knowledge, experience and proficiency in managing maintenance programs, preferably related to complex water and wastewater treatment processes and equipment.
• Self-motivation and capability of working independently and as part of a team.
• Excellent skills in planning, organizing and implementing maintenance programs and projects.
• Demonstrated financial management skills developing, implementing and monitoring budgets.
• Thorough knowledge and understanding of statutes, regulations, and by-laws affecting the department/section (e.g. acts/regulations including, but not limited to, the Environmental Protection Act, Ontario Water Resources Act, Nutrient Management Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, as well as Ministry of Labour acts and regulations).
• Excellent working knowledge of Collective Bargaining Agreements and processes, including grievance procedures.
• Previous demonstrated ability to effectively manage and supervise a multi-disciplinary staff in a results-oriented and predominantly unionized environment.
• Highly effective leadership, facilitation, communication, presentation, interpersonal and organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task and adapt quickly to change.
• Experience in designing and delivering customer-focused programs and services.
• Previous project management experience related to maintenance projects, including preparation of contract specifications, tender documentation/award, project administration and management of consultants/contractors.
• Sound judgment related to maintenance programs and prioritization of maintenance projects.
• Demonstrated ability to review and interpret analytical data, make calculations against process control parameters, determine if operations are within appropriate parameters, and provide advice as to what actions are required in accordance with those findings.
• A demonstrated record of strong leadership, technical competence, customer focus, innovation/creativity, team advocacy and commitment to results, plus excellent communication skills.
• Ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics, design standards and specifications, and “as-built” records.
• Demonstrated knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and applicable regulations as it relates to the position.
• A high level of skill related to software applications such as MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Outlook), and asset and work management applications such as Infor EAM, Hansen, Maximo, CityWorks or other applicable software.
• A valid Class G” Driver’s Licence and provision of a vehicle for use on the job.

This permanent, full-time position offers a wage range of $54.790 to $64.082 per hour (based on a 35-hour work week schedule).

 

About the City of Hamilton
Contribute to the City of Hamilton, one of Canada’s largest cities – home to a diverse and strong economy, an active and inclusive community, a robust cultural and dining scene, hundreds of kilometres of hiking trails and natural beauty just minutes from the downtown core, and so much more. Join our diverse team of talented and ambitious staff who embody our values of sensational service, courageous change, steadfast integrity, collective ownership and being engaged, empowered employees. Help us #BeTheReason the entire country is talking about Hamilton, and achieve our vision of being the best place to raise a child and age successfully.
For full details and to apply

If you are interested in working alongside a dedicated team that’s contributing to the well-being of Hamilton’s residents, please visit www.hamilton.ca/careers for details on this Plant Maintenance Superintendent position, JOB ID #16591, and to apply online, by Wednesday, October 28 2020.
The City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

The City of Hamilton values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people. We thank all who have applied; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Supervisor, Inventory & Fleet Management

Permanent, full-time opportunity with Hamilton Water in Hamilton, ON

Preferably a Supply Chain Management Professional, with a history of success in continuous improvement and performance management as a supervisor, you’re well equipped and welcome the opportunity to play a leadership role in inventory and fleet management at the City of Hamilton.

Reporting to the Superintendent of Inventory & Fleet Management, you’ll provide effective leadership and direction to Hamilton Water staff and workforce, primarily for the delivery of inventory services, along with fleet management within the Hamilton Water Division. As Supervisor, you’ll be accountable for ensuring that inventory and fleet services are provided in the most effective and efficient manner and in accordance with City and Provincial guidelines, as well as the City of Hamilton’s mission and vision, while ensuring minimal disruption to staff, clients, vendors, contractors and the public.

Leading by example, you’ll implement strategies to improve effectiveness and efficiency by setting above-average standards, as well as promote an internal and external customer service-oriented culture and focus for all staff within the Division. A best practices leader, you’ll scan the industry to ensure that the most up-to-date methods of inventory control are considered and implement changes to improve service delivery. Your complex decision-making skills, sound judgement, ingenuity, independent thinking and team-building skills will support you in maximizing of effectiveness of operations.

 

Your qualifications as Supervisor, Inventory & Fleet Management, include:

  • Post-secondary education, preferred.
  • A Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) or other relevant designation, preferred.
  • A demonstrated record of leadership, customer focus, innovation, team advocacy, and staff development.
  • Significant experience with materials and inventory management, preferably in the water and wastewater industry.
  • Progressive supervisory experience, with the ability to demonstrate a continuous improvement and performance management history.
  • A high degree of integrity, and self-motivation to investigate, analyse, evaluate and correct inaccuracies or errors in your charge.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency utilizing Microsoft products (Word, Excel & Outlook).
  • Experience with inventory and asset management software (INFOR, CMMS, SAP, or MRP).
  • A demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and the public in both verbal and written form.
  • A valid Ontario Driver’s Licence, Class “G” in good standing.

ASSETS:

  • Knowledge of the Safe Drinking Water Act, and City of Hamilton bylaws and policies.
  • Knowledge of HWIN (Hazardous Waste Information Network) and the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Act.
  • Knowledge of the Department’s AVL management software (Connect Anywhere) and workforce management software (Kronos).

This CUPE Local 1041 permanent, full-time position offers a wage range of $44.498 to $49.442 per hour (based on a 40-hour work week schedule).

 

About the City of Hamilton

Contribute to the City of Hamilton, one of Canada’s largest cities – home to a diverse and strong economy, an active and inclusive community, a robust cultural and dining scene, hundreds of kilometres of hiking trails and natural beauty just minutes from the downtown core, and so much more. Join our diverse team of talented and ambitious staff who embody our values of sensational service, courageous change, steadfast integrity, collective ownership and being engaged, empowered employees. Help us #BeTheReason the entire country is talking about Hamilton, and achieve our vision of being the best place to raise a child and age successfully.

 

For full details and to apply

If you are interested in working alongside a dedicated team that’s contributing to the well-being of Hamilton’s residents, please visit www.hamilton.ca/careers for details on this position as Supervisor, Inventory & Fleet Management, JOB ID #16582, and to apply online, by Wednesday, October 7 2020.

The City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

The City of Hamilton values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people. We thank all who have applied; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

WASTEWATER OPERATOR PERMANENT, FULL TIME

 The Township of Centre Wellington is a thriving and growing community of 28,000 residents with diverse urban and rural settings. Its close proximity to Guelph and Kitchener-Waterloo, diverse economy, active arts community and renowned natural features are among its many lifestyle advantages. 

Reporting to the Supervisor of Wastewater Services, this position is responsible for operational and maintenance of the Township’s wastewater and sewage systems including maintenance, monitoring, and emergency repairs. This position is responsible for all technical aspects of wastewater and stormwater systems including, wastewater treatment plants, sewage pumping stations, low pressure sewer systems, forcemains, mains, storm water management ponds and conveyance channels. 

Provided the Operator meets the requirements under the Ontario Water Resources Act, the Wastewater Operator acts as Operator in Charge and / or Overall Responsible Operator. The Wastewater Operator is responsible for onsite operations, directs contractors and summer students as needed, participates in the on-call and call-out rotations and must be available to periodically work weekends and outside normal working hours. 

 

Major Duties & Responsibilities: 

Operations and Maintenance :

• Maintain, inspect and operate all aspects of the sanitary, storm and LPS systems. 

• Maintenance of all related equipment for the proper operation of the wastewater and stormwater systems including vactor, small engines, camera truck, pumps, chemical pumps, centrifuges, shredders, valves and appurtenances etc. 

• Daily plant and SCADA (computer) checks, including all equipment and processes. 

• Making assessments on the performance of the equipment and plants as a whole and adjusting duties/procedures/treatment processes as a result. 

• Purchasing day-to-day supplies and ordering materials for repairs as needed. 

• Consultation with internal and external resources as needed. 

Assessment and Repairs 

• Inspection and review of sewer and storm mains via CCTV and push camera. 

• Storm water pond assessments. 

• Utility locates as needed. 

• Assess and repair infrastructure including manhole/catch basin structures. 

• Assist contractors in repairs and construction. 

 

Records and Plant Administration:

• Maintain and complete mandatory record keeping, data entry, journals and filing for all aspects of operations and maintenance, including forms development, digital files and forms and liaising with other departments to assist them with their data needs. 

• Routine and special study samples and laboratory analyses. 

• Customer Service and Public Relations 

• Responds and provides support to internal and external concerns and questions regarding wastewater and stormwater. 

• Work with public to provide guidance on dealing with lateral service blockages in accordance with Township policies and procedures. 

• Conduct tours and public education. 

 

Training:

• Must comply with OWRA, SDWA and applicable legislation. 

• Continuous and successive progression to achieve a level 3 Wastewater Collection license and a level 4 Wastewater Treatment license. 

• Applicable training as required and for professional development. 

 

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements: 

• Secondary School Diploma. 

• Post-secondary diploma in Environmental Sciences or a related field is considered an asset. 

• Wastewater Treatment and Wastewater Collection Operator-in-Training license. 

• Higher levels of wastewater licensing is considered an asset. 

• Minimum three (3) years’ experience in the operation and maintenance of water or wastewater operations, including wastewater treatment and collection systems. 

• Knowledge and understanding of the operation and maintenance of SCADA/PLC control systems. 

• Experience in the functions and maintenance of storm water collection and storage systems. 

• Knowledge and understanding of the maintenance of storm water collection and storage systems. 

• Basic understanding of hydraulics, electricity, hydrology and chemistry. 

• Possess and maintain a valid Class G Driver’s License with a clean driver’s abstract. 

• Possess a valid Class D license with Z endorsement or be willing to obtain within 12 months of hire. 

• Laboratory, computer and accurate record keeping skills. 

• Possess, or be willing to obtain within 6 months, the following certifications: Confined Space Entry, Transportation of Dangerous Goods, First Aid/CPR, Working at heights, and OTM Book 7 Training. 

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills with attention to detail and accuracy. 

• Ability to work independently and cooperatively with others in a fast-paced team environment. 

• Regular and consistent attendance is a condition of employment. 

• Excellent organizational and time management skills to prioritize workload and meet deadlines. 

• Working knowledge of computer software programs such as Microsoft Office and related programs. 

• Demonstrated commitment to collaboration and co-operation with co-workers and management in the provision of excellent customer service to the public. 

 

Hourly Rate of Pay: $27.36 – $35.50 per hour [2020 Rates] 

(Individual hourly rate adjusted according to held certification) 

 

How to Apply: 

Township of Centre Wellington, 1 MacDonald Square, Elora, ON N0B 1S0 via email: careers@centrewellington.ca 

 

Deadline to Apply: Monday, October 12, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. 

 

To learn more about the Centre Wellington community and the requirements for this position, please visit the Township’s web site at www.centrewellington.ca and search the Job Opportunities link. Please submit your cover letter and resume in one document in .PDF format and indicate the position title in the subject line of email. The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of current and valid certificate(s) and/or educational qualifications. 

Information gathered relative to this position is done so in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will only be used for candidate selection. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants must make their needs known in advance. We thank all those that apply; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Licensed Electrician and Wastewater Operator

The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life – all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

Job summary

Resumes are being accepted for the position of Licensed Electrician and Wastewater Operator in the Wastewater Services Division.  Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the successful candidate will use their background as an Electrician to perform repairs and maintenance at the Wastewater Treatment Plant and Sewage Pumping Stations.  Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, service, inclusion, wellness and learning, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – an inclusive, connected, prosperous city where we look after each other and our environment.

Duties

  • Maintain and when necessary operate wastewater facilities and related equipment.
  • Plan, schedule, communicate and implement work activities for electrical systems and associated maintenance programs.
  • Monitors equipment performance by monitoring flow, pressure levels, amperage, vibration, temperature, equipment-operating times and other process variables. Ensures instrumentation equipment remains calibrated and in good working order according to scheduled timelines and compliance requirements.
  • Install, repair, and maintain emergency generators and switchgears, un-interruptible power supply and conditioners, motor starter and controllers, and variable speed drives.
  • Installs and programs Variable Frequency Drive applications, able to wire and troubleshoot Programmable Logic controllers and other microprocessor based controllers including Remote Telemetry Units (RTU) and telemetry for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA).
  • Analyses by troubleshooting all types of process instruments and related equipment making recommendations on a course of action for the repair or replacement of equipment.
  • Installs electrical for the Wastewater Treatment Plant, Pumping Stations and associated assets in accordance with national codes and standards.
  • Participates in wastewater treatment and collection monitoring and testing programs.
  • Record Operator log entries and data both written and computer entries as appropriate.
  • Act as an Operator-In-Charge at all times once Class I Wastewater Treatment license is obtained, responsible for making appropriate operational decisions in compliance with regulations.
  • Assists in establishing goals and performance standards for work activities, including ensuring all work complies with Safety Standards and all applicable codes and acts as Maintenance Lead Hand when required.
  • Assist with preparing and updating standard operating procedures when needed.
  • Determines appropriate equipment and materials to complete work according to specifications, verbal instructions, or established standard operating procedures (SOP) and Operation and Maintenance Manuals (O&M).
  • Interprets and uses engineering drawings, blueprints, schematics, and other applicable specifications in the installation and maintenance of electrical, lighting, and electronic systems.
  • Inspects, monitors, and verifies electrical work performed by contractors and vendors and instructs others on the use of equipment to ensure it conforms to City standards and industry best practices.
  • Ensures compliance with Wastewater regulations and requirements including but not limited to Guelph Wastewater ECAs, Ontario Water Resources Act, Canada Fisheries Act and standard operating procedures.
  • Operates a variety of hand power tools, electrical and electronic testing, metering, and measuring devices and equipment.
  • Maintains a good working relationship with all colleagues, customers and contractors through collaboration, communication and application of conflict resolution skills.
  • Supports capital projects, assists with project implementation, start-up and commissioning of equipment.
  • Utilizes a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to record all work performed, resource tracking, source equipment parts, equipment history, as well as modify and update work status.
  • Assist in operational facility maintenance, keeping wastewater sites in good order – including floor sweeping, cleaning equipment and piping, washroom cleaning etc.
  • Assist Maintenance team with maintenance tasks as needed and appropriate.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through a Grade 12 Diploma and 5 years’ experience as an electrician in a water/wastewater or industrial environment. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • An Industrial Electrician (442A) or Construction and Maintenance Electrician (309A) Electrical License.
  • Must be in possession of Wastewater Treatment and Collection OIT Licenses or obtain same within 3 months of hire, must pass Class I Wastewater Treatment and Collection licensing exams within 12 months of hire, and obtain Wastewater Treatment Class I License within 24 months of hire.
  • A valid Class G drivers licence with a good driving record. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their license is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Word & Excel).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to record and keep accurate records.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, contractors, stakeholders and the general public.
  • Ability to understand equipment manufacturers’ schematic drawings to check equipment installation and repairs.
  • Ability to analyse and troubleshoot problems effectively in a process environment, including the use of thermal imaging cameras.
  • Knowledge of gas sensors, analysers and their calibration.
  • Ability to set priorities.
  • Experience with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Systems (SCADA) and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems is an asset.
  • Ability to work in physically demanding conditions including regularly lifting objects up to 25kg, climbing ladders, working on elevated platforms, entering pits, and working in confined spaces.
  • A good understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation and specifications.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Experienced working in a wastewater treatment facility and knowledge of MOECC regulations would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, building HVAC systems would be an asset.
  • An Operator in Training (OIT) license for Wastewater Treatment and/or Wastewater Collection would be an asset.

Rate

$34.51 per hour

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Thursday, October 1, 2020. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

 

Please visit the job posting listed on our careers page and click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow.

 

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Sewer and Water Foreperson

The Town of Wasaga Beach is seeking an energetic and self-motivated individual to perform the duties and responsibilities of the Sewer and Water Foreperson.

General Responsibilities: Provide leadership in organizing, planning of Public Works initiatives through the coordination of preparing and overseeing the day to day operation of maintenance of the municipal water distribution, wastewater collection and water meter systems, public relations, inspections and supervision. This position will act as the Management Representative and perform duties and responsibilities as may be assigned under the Town’s Drinking Water Quality Management System (DWQMS) Operational Plan. This role will also assist with supervisory responsibilities related to roads maintenance activities, when necessary, including rotational standby assignments.

 

Qualifications:
• Completion of Secondary School Diploma with post-secondary education in a related field considered an asset;
• Class II Water Distribution/Supply Systems Operator Certificate (Ontario);
• Class I Wastewater Collection System Operator Certificate (Ontario);
• Completion of an Engineering Technician or Technologist Diploma considered an asset;
• Completion of the T.J. Mahony Road School & C.S. Anderson Courses considered an asset;
• Strong public relations, supervisory, presentation, report writing skills as well as a budgeting and estimating background;
• Current knowledge of all legislation relating to Collection and Distribution Subsystems, including but not limited to, the Safe Drinking Water Act, the Drinking Water Quality Management Standards, Ontario Traffic Manual, Ontario Provincial Standards and Drawings, Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable legislation;
• Computer literacy with working knowledge of Microsoft Office;
• Ability to interpret plans, maps and other technical drawings;
• Supervisory experience in a unionized environment considered an asset;
• Valid Class “G” Ontario drivers’ license with an appropriate drivers’ abstract and criminal records check.

Hourly Wage Range: $38.27 -$44.77 (40 hour/week)

 

Interested applicants are invited to apply outlining their qualifications and experience to Human Resources, 30 Lewis Street, Wasaga Beach, ON, L9Z 1A1. Fax: 705-429-6732 or email at hr@wasagabeach.com until 4:30 p.m. October 9, 2020.

The Town of Wasaga Beach is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free environment. Accommodation will be provided in all steps of the hiring process, upon request. Please advise the Town of Wasaga Beach Human Resources Department if you require any accommodations to ensure you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process. We thank all applicants who apply for this position, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, Chapter 25, as amended, and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection.

SUPERVISOR OF WATER CUSTOMER SERVICES

Posted: Thursday, September 17, 2020
Job Number: PN-20-03
Job Type:  Permanent Full -Time, Non-Union
Closing Date: Thursday, October  1, 2020

 

 Choose Barrie 

The City of Barrie is a vibrant, progressive and growing community with deep connections to our heritage, to nature and to the opportunities surrounding us. 

Our community values quality of life; the ability to play year-round with 300 hectares of park space, our beautiful waterfront, our lively downtown core and the nearby hills, wetlands and forests. We also value connections; to our neighbours and the community, to our road and rail network, and to the opportunity Barrie provides to enjoy life. 

Everything Barrie has to offer, from the water we drink to the roads we travel on, has one thing in common – municipal workers. Joining a municipality is one of the most rewarding, engaging and exciting careers you could choose. It is a career you can take pride in knowing that every day you make a positive impact on an entire community. We are one team, with one goal and we all work together to continue making our community great 

 

The Opportunity 

The Water Operations Branch is part of the Operations Department of the Infrastructure and Growth Management Division. The branch’s key responsibilities include the operation and maintenance of the City’s environmental infrastructure and systems including water supply, treatment and distribution systems. This includes the repair and maintenance of drinking water treatment systems, water mains, valves, hydrants, residential main shut off valves, repair and replacement and water meters for service billing; the inspection of water mains and services; the installation of Industrial / Commercial / Institutional water services and meters, new home meters and hydrant metered gate valves; the Backflow Prevention Program; the resolution of water quality or water pressure issues/complaints; the maintenance of City standard drawing details for water specifications; and the prevention of infrastructure damage through the locating services for all of the City of Barrie’s buried infrastructure in accordance with “One Call” legislation. 

The Supervisor of Water Customer Service oversees three main portfolio areas: 1) water meter installation, testing, calibration, maintenance, and cyclical replacement operations, and the advanced metering infrastructure system (AMI); 2) water customer service which investigates and trouble-shoots customer issues related to water quality, system pressure, and water billing anomalies; and 3) water outreach programs that include the Hydrant Meter Gate Valve and Bulk Water Strategy, Fire Flow Testing, City Infrastructure Damage Prevention and Ontario One-Call water utility locates, Water Quality and Conservation, and the Lead Sampling programs. The position supervises water customer service staff, oversees records management in a regulatory environment, coordinates Branch payroll, prepares and administers budgets, develops work processes and protocols, oversees staff/contractor health and safety, conducts research and prepares reports, contributes to the Branch Management Team, acts in the absence of the WOB Manager, and performs on rotation as Overall Responsible Operator (ORO) for the WD system. 

 

Our Culture and Qualifications of the Job 

Corporate Culture 

  • Your workplace values align with our corporate values of Strive, Share and Care and you want to join us in providing exceptional services and programs to build a prosperous, growing and sustainable community 

Education (degree/diploma/certifications) 

  •  Three (3) year College Diploma in Civil, Environmental, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or related discipline, including specific studies in water distribution and supply, OR 
  • Completion of Water Distribution Class II Certificate from the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) acquired 
  • Completion of Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T.) Designation from the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) acquired 
  • Completion of courses in customer service, customer service leadership, occupational health and safety, staff leadership 
  • Completion of Journeyman Water Meter Installation and Maintenance Certification recognized by the Province of Ontario. 

Experience 

  • Five (5) years of experience performing duties related to the above mentioned major responsibilities, including demonstrated leadership/supervisory experience 
  • Two (2) years of demonstrated supervisory experience in a unionized environment 

Knowledge/Skill/Ability 

  • Demonstrated Ability to:
    • create and read system drawings and specifications 
    • multi-task and manage a regulated operational portfolio, and to anticipate/trouble-shoot issues/problems quickly and effectively 
  •  foster and contribute to a positive, productive, service-excellence work environment 
    •  deal courteously and effectively with all contacts, commitment and ability to model corporate values 
    • take a collaborative approach and good role model for staff 
  • Intermediate computer literacy using the following systems and software: utilizing MSOffice Suite, Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) software (CityWorks preferred), Financial Information Systems (FIS) software (JD Edwards, SAP), Telogers Pressure Software, APLI software, Mars AMS Electronic Meter Calibration test equipment, SCADA systems, remote metering, alarm and communication systems, underground utility locating equipment and software, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Spend Dynamics, Questica, eRIS, Web Space, High Tide, Dig-Smart Utility Locate Management System, advanced metering infrastructure technology and software, etc. and the internet as a research tool. 
  • Availability to work outside of schedule work hours to perform standby, overtime, or emergency response duties 

Conditions of Employment 

  • Valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s Licence in good standing 
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check 

 

Other Important Information 
Location: Surface Water Treatment Plant, 20 Royal Parkside Drive, Barrie, ON
Hours: The normal hours of work are 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, with overtime required occasionally.
Wage: This position is a permanent full-time, non union position with the following pay level and 2020 pay range:

  • Pay Level: Level 12
  • Yearly Salary: $90,595.65 to $115,649.14 per year
  • Hourly Pay Rate: $43.56 to $55.60 per year.

Benefits:  This position includes a comprehensive non-union benefit plan, including but no limited to extended health and dental coverage, life and accidental insurance, paid vacation and sick days, short/long term disability plans, OMERS pension plan, discounted rate for City Fitness Memberships and much more.

 

The Application Process 

Please submit your resume electronically by quoting PN-20-03 Supervisor of Water Customer Services in the subject line (MS Word or pdf format only) to email Hire.Me@Barrie.ca by Thursday, October 1, 2020. 

Don’t meet the credentials as outlined but have years of directly related experience? Please see the City’s Education Equivalency Procedure to determine if you may qualify for equivalency. Further information is available at www.barrie.ca/JobOpps. 

  • • Position Equivalency Code: D 

Please note that verification of educational credentials will be required from the preferred candidate prior to an employment offer. 

The City of Barrie is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. 

Personal information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) for the purpose of candidate selection. 

Disclaimer: The job posting has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required of employees to do this job. For full position details, please request a copy of the Job Description by emailing Hire.Me@Barrie.ca. 

We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Supervisor of Collection and Distribution

JOB DESCRIPTION

The City of Orillia has an opening for a full-time position of Supervisor of Collection and Distribution in the Environment and Infrastructure Services Department.

 

DUTIES

  • Assume the role of Overall Responsible Operator for the Collection and Distribution systems.
  • Set and maintain operating procedures for systems as well as ensuring that all City policies and by-laws are followed.
  • Ensure Compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Ministry of Labour, Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) and other legislative requirements.
  • Responsible for ensuring all applicable conditions of MECP Environmental Compliance Approvals and Municipal Drinking Water Licence/Drinking Water Works Permits are being met, and responsible for all reporting requirements.
  • Assist with the preparation and disbursement of the collection and distribution operating and capital budgets.
  • Participate in the supervising and developing a daily work schedule, assign tasks, monitor staff performance through conducting annual performance evaluations, initiate disciplinary action of union staff and manage the rotation of staff.
  • Monitor progress of projects; make field decisions as necessary while ensuring regulations are being met. Prepare estimates for customers as needed.
  • Approve timesheets including overtime, sick leave and vacation schedules.
  • Participate and contribute to the DWQMS activities such as auditing, risk assessment, Management Review, and others.  Responsible for maintaining subsystem records and documentation in accordance with regulatory and DWQMS requirements.
  • Attend training seminars and courses relating to collection and distribution subsystems as provided by the City and outside agencies.
  • Liaise with MECP, MOL and other regulatory agencies to ensure compliance and discuss various issues.
  • Management on-call requirement to ensure operator and subsystem compliance.
  • Participate in departmental management functions including Joint Health and Safety and Labour Management Committee.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-secondary education (degree or diploma) in a related field, such as Environmental Engineering or Environmental Technology.
  • Operator Certificates and Licenses to facility classifications currently Water Distribution and Supply III and Wastewater Collection II.
  • Minimum four years’ experience in a supervisory position.
  • Current knowledge of all legislation relating to Collection and Distribution Subsystems.
  • Strong public relations, supervisory, presentation, report writing skills as well as a budgeting and estimating background.
  • Familiar with MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, e-mail and the internet.
  • Possess a valid class ‘G’ Ontario driver’s licence with an acceptable driver abstract.
  • An acceptable Criminal Record Check is required for this position at the incumbent’s expense prior to the commencement date.

 

Compensation for this position is $78,835 to $108,509, plus a comprehensive benefits package. Applications will be accepted until September 25, 2020 at noon.

 

Please apply by through the City’s on-line portal at https://careers.orillia.ca/

 

We thank all applicants that apply and advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted. The City of Orillia is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free environment. Accommodation will be provided in all steps of the hiring process.  Please advise the City of Orillia Human Resources Department if you require any accommodations to ensure you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection and Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act 2001, S.O. 2001, c. 25, and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Freedom of Information Coordinator, 50 Andrew St. S., Suite 300, Orillia ON L3V 7T5 or call 705-325-1311.