Manager, Environment, Infrastructure Services Department

Manager, Environment
Infrastructure Services Department

(Full-time position, 35 hours per week)

Located on the north-west edge of the Greater Toronto Area, less than one hour’s drive from Toronto and yet only moments away from the unspoiled, natural beauty of the Niagara Escarpment, the Town of Orangeville offers a location with an excellent combination of small town charm and urban amenities. Situated in the picturesque natural setting of the Hills of Headwaters, Orangeville is home to nearly 30,000 residents and is the largest urban community within the County of Dufferin.

The Manager, Environment manages the environmental functions of the Infrastructure Services Department, serving as the Town’s Risk Management Official under the Clean Water Act and directing the renewal and long-term planning for the Town’s water and wastewater infrastructure, including but not necessarily limited to wells, the water distribution system, the sewage collection system, sewage pumping stations and the Water Pollution Control Plant

 

Duties of the position include:

  • Assume the role of Risk Management Official in accordance with the Clean Water Act, 2006 for the Town of Orangeville.
  • Arrange for and/or co-ordinate capital and maintenance projects through the budget process; and write, or supervise the writing of, tenders, requests for proposals and contracts for maintenance and construction work undertaken by Infrastructure Services related to water and wastewater infrastructure.
  • Oversee long-term planning and compliance activities for the Town’s water supply and distribution system, and the sewage collection and treatment system and ensure that they comply with all applicable regulations.
  • Prepare capital and operating budgets; monitor projects and maintenance expenditures to ensure conformity to the approved budget; assist with the completion of applications for funding from municipal assistance programs.
  • Prepare or supervise the writing of reports for Council; and as directed by the General Manager, Infrastructure Services, attend Council and Committee Meetings to represent the Infrastructure Services Department.
  • Respond to enquiries from the public, Council, other departments and other levels of government regarding the Environment functions of the department.
  • Assist with developing and updating written departmental policies in the areas of servicing standards, construction, and maintenance; oversee and ensure that operating records are kept and updated regularly, and review such records, report trends, and recommend changes as appropriate.
  • Other such duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • University graduate with a degree in civil or environmental engineering, and registered as a professional engineer with the Professional Engineers of Ontario.
  • Minimum five (5) years of environmental engineering experience, preferably in a municipal environment, which includes management and supervisory experience.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; and strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, SCADA and related public works information systems.
  • Good interpersonal, financial, managerial, project, time management, organizational, analytical, research, communication, presentation, problem solving, and supervisory skills.
  • Able to recognize the importance of detail, accuracy and completeness in all matters; able to work as a team member with other municipal and departmental staff in solving problems; and able to set objectives and establish an approach to reaching those objectives when completing a task.
  • Current and valid Class G driver’s licence.

 

Salary Range: $106,761.20 to $124,888.40, Band 13 on the Town’s 2021 Pay Grid, plus a comprehensive benefits package.

 

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes, in confidence, to Sarah Alexander, Human Resources Assistant, no later than 4 p.m. on Friday, May 7, 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.

Manager, Public Works

Manager, Public Works
Infrastructure Services Department

(Full-time position, 35 hours per week)

The Town of Orangeville has an opportunity available for the position of Manager, Public Works. This position oversees, manages and co-ordinates the daily operations of the Public Works Operations, Water Works and Wastewater Treatment outside staff.

 

Duties of the position include:

  • Managing activities of the Public Works division, including operations, maintenance and repair services for the road system, sidewalks, storm sewer system, water supply and distribution system, sanitary sewerage collection and treatment systems, and cemetery, and directs the Supervisors to undertake the maintenance work or arrange for and coordinate outside contractors in accordance with the Town’s Procurement Policy.
  • Assisting with the selection of new hires, training, motivating and evaluating staff, completing performance evaluations, implementing discipline.
  • Overseeing the development and implementation of ongoing preventative maintenance programs in accordance with budget, monitoring and evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of maintenance programs, optimizing operations, recommending appropriate service and staffing levels.
  • Assisting in the preparation of Operating and Capital budgets for the Public Works, Water Works and Wastewater groups within the Infrastructure Services Department, approving expenditures, and coding invoices in accordance with the Town’s Procurement Policy.
  • Responding to enquiries from the public, taking appropriate action, and maintaining records of theactions taken; ensuring work undertaken by staff complies with legislation; approving payroll, acting as backup in the absence of supervisor(s) preparing time and attendance information for payroll.
  • Other duties assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • College Diploma or University Degree in Engineering or related discipline and registration as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng) with the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario or a Certified Engineering Technologist (CET)
  • Additional training in the management and oversight of operations staff, as well as conflict resolution, negotiation and contract management is an asset
  • Four to five years of supervisory or management experience of operations staff involved in the operation and maintenance of municipal roads and/or water supply, treatment and distribution systems, and/or wastewater systems
  • Demonstrate good communication skills and diplomacy; able to interpret engineering drawings, contracts and other technical/legal documents.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
  • Valid Ontario Class G drivers licence.

 

Salary Range: $106,761.20 to $124,888.40, Band 13 on the Town’s 2021 pay grid, plus a comprehensive benefits package

 

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes, in confidence, to Sarah Alexander, Human Resources Assistant, no later than 4 p.m. on Friday, May 7, 2021. Applications may be submitted online or submitted 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.

 

Wastewater Operator

The Municipality of Port Hope is a remarkably picturesque community located on the shore of Lake Ontario and nestled in the Northumberland Hills, approximately 100 Km east of Toronto. With a population of 16,500, the Municipality is an active, vibrant, healthy, and caring community, offering a wonderful blend of rural and urban lifestyles and magnificent historic architecture. Learn more about us at Municipality of Port Hope

 

Position: The Wastewater Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the wastewater system (treatment, collection and pumping stations) throughout the Municipality in compliance with all applicable legislation.

 

Qualifications:
• Wastewater Treatment Class III and Wastewater Collections Class II licenses are to be attained within five (5) years of date of hire or a time frame as mutually agreed.
• A valid Wastewater Treatment license and Wastewater Collection license is required. Operator in Training (OIT) licenses in both Wastewater Treatment and Wastewater Collection is a minimum license requirement.

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Hours: Forty (40) hours per week 2021 Compensation ( dependent on License):

Union dues payable after thirty (30) consecutive calendar days.

 

Benefits: 
Eligible for the Group Health, Dental and Life Insurance benefit coverage. Eligible for enrolment in the OMERS Pension Plan

 

Application process:  
Please submit your resume on the Municipality of Port Hope website on or before Monday May 24, 2021 at: www.porthope.ca / Your Municipal Government / Careers / View Job Opportunities + Apply Online

** Note: Applications will be reviewed and some interviews will be scheduled prior to the job posting closing date **

The Municipality of Port Hope thanks all applicants for their interest in the position; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and is used to determine eligibility for potential employment.  The Municipality of Port Hope is an equal opportunity Employer.  Work accommodations are available, upon request, in the recruitment process for applicants with disabilities.

Environmental Operator I

Position Title:   Environmental Operator I
Openings:  One (1)
Status: Regular Full Time, OPSEU
Department: Water and Wastewater Operations
Hours:  40 hours per week
Wage Rate: $ 25.14 / hour (starting rate) – $ 31.42(2021 Rates)
Closing Date: April 30, 2021

 

We are currently seeking a Environmental Technician \ Meter Reader \ OIT as a member of the Water and Wastewater Services team. This position will report directly to the Supervisor of Water and Wastewater Services and will be responsible for maintaining water meters and appurtenances, resolving issues related to consumptions, readings and inquiries from metered customers.

 

As our ideal candidate, you will hold a secondary school diploma or equivalent along with a water meter installer’s certificate and a class “G” drivers license. You will have superior communication and interpersonal skills along with computer literacy and the ability to operate small tools and multiple pieces of electronic equipment. A water or wastewater treatment/OIT license would be an asset.

 

APPLY IN CONFIDENCE TO: The Town of Midland uses the Deltek Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to post jobs and accept applications.  Employment Opportunities   No Phone Call Please

 

The Town of Midland is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free environment. Accommodation will be provided in all steps of the recruiting process. Please advise the Human Resources Department if you require any accommodations to ensure you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process. The Town of Midland is a scent sensitive environment and we ask all applicants to refrain from wearing scents should they attend our offices.

 

Note: We thank all applicants that apply and advise that only those to be interviewed 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, c. 25, and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection.

 

Town of Midland – Job Description
Position Title: Environmental Operator I
Department:  Water & Wastewater Operations
Reports to:  Environmental Supervisor

 

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:                      

Perform work of an operational and maintenance nature in the Water & Wastewater Department

 

WORK PERFORMED:              

  • Operate, inspect, maintain, and repair all equipment, buildings, confined spaces and devices in the Water & Wastewater Department.
  • Collect samples for laboratory analysis and C of A compliance.
  • Perform various laboratory works including all testing associated with the operation of the Water and Wastewater System.
  • Assume responsibility for the operation of the Water and Wastewater Systems on weekends, holidays and such other times as directed.
  • Maintain all operational manuals, records, data, schedules etc.; associated with the compliance of the Water and Wastewater System.
  • Operate equipment and vehicles used in the Water & Wastewater Systems.
  • Initiate and track operational changes using various computer systems, S.C.A.D.A. etc.
  • Customer relations and service as required.
  • Work in a team environment.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Certification required: Class 1 Wastewater Treatment, Class 1 Wastewater Collection, Class 1 Water Treatment and Class 1 Water Distribution and Supply
  • Community College diploma in a related field (such as; Civil Engineering, Water/Wastewater or Environmental studies) or equivalent related experience.
  • Electrical, mechanical, or plumbing background with working experience is an asset
  • Minimum of 1 year of municipal water and wastewater or related experience with one (1) year OIC Experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, time management, analytical, communication, problem-solving and leadership skills.
  • Ability to prioritize workload, meet deadlines, be detailed oriented and accurate.
  • Ability to gather, analyze and present data; along with training and experience in diagnosing problems, trouble shooting and repairing complex equipment.
  • Ability to think and act strategically in a utility service environment.
  • Ability to interact effectively and courteously with all levels of staff and customers in a Customer Service focused environment; build cooperative, collaborative working relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Thorough working knowledge of construction, maintenance of utility operations and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • First Aid/CPR and Confined Space Entry Certification
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Nutrient Management Act (NMA), MECP Regulations and Operating Guidelines plus any other legislation relevant to the duties.
  • Computer literacy utilizing word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation and database software, SCADA, GIS Mapping and the Internet
  • Valid Class ‘DZ’ Driver’s license is an asset.

 

EFFORT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Lifting, pulling pushing, pulling, and climbing on a daily basis. Lifting and moving various pieces of equipment (i.e., pipes and pumps, chlorine jugs) ranging in weight from about 60 lbs.
  • Sitting, standing, lifting, walking in an office and construction site environment on regular basis.
  • Work in heat and cold and in various weather conditions.
  • Times of working in confirmed spaces which are not well lit or ventilated.
  • Use of chemicals for various stages of treatment.
  • Periods of sitting when completing paperwork, reviewing documents, etc.
  • Duration of each physical demands varies by task, can last minutes to hours.
  • Operation of corporate vehicle for travel to various facilities and sites throughout the Town on a daily basis

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work environment contains high risks with exposure to potentially dangerous situations. The probability of serious injury is considerable due to the following:

  • Working in confined spaces where environment is not well lit or ventilated, wet and damp.
  • Working with hazardous chemicals for various stages of treatment.
  • Working in various noisy areas with extreme temperatures.
  • Working with 600/347 V three phase electrical and electrical generation equipment.
  • Considerable travel required within municipality in the outdoor environment subject to potential extreme weather conditions.
  • Working in mechanical shop environment with various equipment, chemicals, materials, noise etc.
  • Mandatory On Call as required.
  • Periods of time in office environment reviewing documents, preparing correspondence, etc.

 

Environmental Technician \ Meter Reader \ OIT

Position Title:   Environmental Technician \ Meter Reader \ OIT
Openings:  One (1)
Status: Regular Full Time, OPSEU
Department: Water and Wastewater Operations
Hours:  40 hours per week
Wage Rate: $ 22.44 / hour (starting rate) – $ 28.05(2021 Rates)
Closing Date: April 30, 2021

 

We are currently seeking a Environmental Technician \ Meter Reader \ OIT as a member of the Water and Wastewater Services team. This position will report directly to the Supervisor of Water and Wastewater Services and will be responsible for maintaining water meters and appurtenances, resolving issues related to consumptions, readings and inquiries from metered customers.

 

As our ideal candidate, you will hold a secondary school diploma or equivalent along with a water meter installer’s certificate and a class “G” drivers license. You will have superior communication and interpersonal skills along with computer literacy and the ability to operate small tools and multiple pieces of electronic equipment. A water or wastewater treatment/OIT license would be an asset.

 

APPLY IN CONFIDENCE TO: The Town of Midland uses the Deltek Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to post jobs and accept applications.  Employment Opportunities   No Phone Call Please

 

The Town of Midland is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free environment. Accommodation will be provided in all steps of the recruiting process. Please advise the Human Resources Department if you require any accommodations to ensure you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process. The Town of Midland is a scent sensitive environment and we ask all applicants to refrain from wearing scents should they attend our offices.

 

Note: We thank all applicants that apply and advise that only those to be interviewed 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, c. 25, and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection.

 

Town of Midland – Job Description
Position Title: Environmental Technician \ Meter Reader \ OIT          
Department:  Water & Wastewater Operations
Reports to:  Environmental Supervisor

 

 

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Environmental Supervisor, this role is responsible for maintaining water meters and appurtenances, resolving issues related to consumptions, readings and inquiries from metered customers.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

Water Meter Servicing

  • Log leak status reports.
  • Issues Courtesy Leak Delivery Notices to those that fit the set criteria.
  • Leak status checks when required.
  • Maps and diagrams water locations; logs jobs completed.

 

Consumption Data Collection

  • Read meters when and where required.
  • Reorganize the meter reading routes when required.
  • Load and unload meter reading equipment using computer software.
  • Print/save reads and reports using computer software.
  • Review reports for reading or consumption errors.
  • Perform Data Logging service when required.
  • Prepare and present findings of the Data Logger service when required using computer software.
  • Check for and collect final reads when required.

 

Maintenance

  • Assist Operators in operations and maintenance of water and wastewater systems as needed.
  • Installs water lines and sewer lines; disconnects service lines; installs and removes fire hydrants; installs and repairs valves.
  • Assists in general water meter maintenance activities such as installation, removal, and repair.

 

Other Duties

  • Will be trained to operate specialized equipment,
  • Checks vehicles to insure proper and safe operation; performs routine maintenance and emergency repairs; reports mechanical problems to supervisor.
  • Operates light and heavy equipment on a limited basis as assigned.
  • Assists in the operation of the valve turning trailer.
  • Performs related duties as assigned

 

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Must have a Secondary School Graduation Diploma or equivalent.
  • Water Treatment and Wastewater Treatment OIT Licenses preferred
  • Must have a valid unrestricted Ontario Driver’s License – Class “G”.
  • Superior interpersonal skills are required to deal with customers.
  • Must possess a Water Meter Installer’s certificate.
  • Capable of operating multiple pieces of electronic equipment and small tools.
  • Must be computer literate and have working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Internet skills; Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Must have knowledge of proper Occupational Health and Safety practices in the Workplace.

 

Effort / Physical Demands

  • Lifting, pulling pushing, pulling, and climbing on a daily basis. Lifting and moving various pieces of equipment (i.e. pipes and pumps, chlorine jugs) ranging in weight from about 60 lbs.
  • Sitting, standing, lifting, walking in an office, construction site, and outside environment on regular basis.
  • Work in heat, cold and in various weather conditions.
  • Times of working in confirmed spaces which are not well lit or ventilated.
  • Use of chemicals for various stages of treatment.
  • Periods of sitting when completing paperwork, reviewing documents, etc.
  • Duration of each physical demands varies by task, can last minutes to hours.
  • Operation of corporate vehicle for travel to various facilities and sites throughout the Town on a daily basis

WORKING CONDITIONS

Work environment contains high risks with exposure to potentially dangerous situations. The probability of serious injury is considerable due to the following:

  • Working in confined spaces where environment is not well lit or ventilated, wet and damp;
  • Working with hazardous chemicals for various stages of treatment;
  • Working in various noisy areas with extreme temperatures;
  • Working with 600/347 V three phase electrical and electrical generation equipment.
  • Considerable travel required within municipality in the outdoor environment subject to potential extreme weather conditions.
  • Working in mechanical shop environment with various equipment, chemicals, materials, noise etc.
  • Periods of time in office environment reviewing documents, preparing correspondence, etc.

Licensed Water Operator

Duties:
  • Reporting to the Supervisor of Environmental Services, the Licensed Water Operator inspects, repairs, and maintains potable water distribution and supply system to ensure compliance to required standards.
  • Operates, monitors, repairs and controls water treatment and distribution systems including treatment plants, wells, pumping stations, reservoirs, distribution mains, valves, hydrants and meters, by use of SCADA systems.
  • Inspects, monitors, and maintains pumping plant equipment including disinfection equipment, pumps, control systems and water towers – able to climb water towers.
  • Performs all operational and basic routine and preventative maintenance duties for assigned facilities.
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable legislation, regulations, approvals and orders, guidelines.
  • Adjusts, inspects and evaluates process performance and equipment to optimize efficiency and effectiveness in accordance with established procedures and regulatory requirements.
  • Conducts water testing and sampling (bacteriological and chemical) using various meters and spectrophotometer.
  • Collects, maintains and transports process samples in accordance with established procedures and regulatory requirements.
  • Carries out various test procedures and process calculations required to monitor process performance.
  • Maintains logs and records pertaining to system performance and conditions in accordance with established procedures and regulatory requirements.
  • Undertakes emergency or other repairs as required.
  • Assists in maintaining a safe work environment.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Community College Diploma (3 years) in Environmental Technology or Civil Engineering Technology or equivalent education.
  • Ministry of Environment Operator Class 1 Certification for water distribution and supply would be preferred however, OIT (operator in training) classifications may also be considered. Must have a willingness and ability to obtain a Class 3 certification.
  • Water Meter Installer Certificate.
  • Valid Driver’s License (Class DZ).
  • Availability for on-call duty, standby and emergency calls.
  • Familiarity with the Safe Drinking Water Act 2002, and all Ontario Regulations concerning water operations.
  • Knowledge of SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) System.

 

Department/Division Infrastructure & Development Services/Water
Reporting to Supervisor of Environmental Services
Hourly Rate $23.60 – $34.82 (2020 rate)
Closing Date/Time Tuesday April 20, 2021 @ 4:30 pm

 

To apply for this position:

  • Please submit a resume, clearly outlining your qualifications and experience, and quoting the job posting number.
  • Applications can be submitted by email to hr@stratford.ca. Please do not submit duplicates.
  • Please include the Job Posting Number in the message subject line. Attachments should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

 

Accommodations are available for people with disabilities for all aspects of the recruitment process.  Applicants should make their needs known in advance.

Environmental Officer (Lab)

JOB DESCRIPTION
The City of Orillia has an opening for a full-time position of Environmental Officer (Lab) in the Environment and Infrastructure Services Department.

 

DUTIES
•Maintain reporting requirements for WWTC and Pumping Station compliance, quality assurance and quality control procedures.
• Responsible for the inventory, including sourcing and purchasing of lab materials (chemicals and equipment).
• Responsible for the collection, preparation and submission of wastewater compliance sampling to outside laboratories.
• Research new equipment, methods and procedures.
•Maintain, calibrate and catalogue specifications for instruments and equipment.
• Assist Environment and Infrastructure Services staff with work tasks that involve additional staffing requirements (i.e.: confined space entry).
• Assist with the inspection and monitoring of commercial and industrial discharge to the sanitary sewer system, when required.
•By-law enforcement for Sewer Use Bylaw and Noise Bylaw.
• Emergency spills response.
•Prepare reports and attend court appearances pertaining to bylaw enforcement of Sewer Use and Noise Bylaws and emergency spills response.
• On-call and standby duties required (30 minute response for on-call/standby).

 

QUALIFICATIONS
•Two year Technician diploma in a related field.
•Knowledge of secondary wastewater treatment processes an asset.
• Excellent communication, report writing, organization and public relation skills.
• Working knowledge of 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 employment commencement date.

 

Compensation for this position is $24.45 – $31.49 per hour, for a 40 hour work week, plus a comprehensive benefits package. Applications will be accepted until April 9, 2021 at noon.

Applications will only be accepted by applying online 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.