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.

 

Water Works Operators

Water Works Operator 1 (2)
Infrastructure Services Department
(Two opportunities: One permanent full-time position, and a fourteen-month contract position; both positions offer 40 hours per week)

 

The Town of Orangeville has two opportunities available for the position of Water Works Operator 1. One position is on a permanent full-time basis, and the other position shall be a fourteen (14) month contact, beginning on April 5, 2021. These positions will be assisting with the operation and maintenance of the Town’s water supply and distribution systems.

 

Duties include:
• Performing maintenance on water mains, valves, and hydrants in the water distribution system; assisting with maintenance on pumps, valves, and other equipment in the water supply system.
• Collecting operating data for compilation, review and analysis; collecting water samples for microbiological and chemical testing to ensure compliance with regulations.
•Assisting with keeping pump house structures, outside grounds and landscaping clean and properly maintained.
Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:
• Secondary School Diploma.
• Drinking-Water Operator Certificate, Water Distribution and Supply Subsystem Class 1, and a Water Treatment Subsystem Class 1.
• One to two years’ experience in the operation and maintenance of water supply, treatment and distribution systems.
• Have a current and valid Class G driver’s licence. A current and valid Class DZ driver’s licence is an asset.
• 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.
• Must reside in a location not more than thirty (30) minutes driving distance from the Operations Centre in order to be able to respond to alarms and other emergency situations; must be available for, and respond to emergency calls relating to the operation of the water supply, treatment and distribution systems during evenings and weekends in accordance with an on-call rotation schedule.

 

Hourly Range: $29.77 to $34.84, Band 7 on the Town’s 2021 Pay Grid, plus benefits.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes, in confidence, to Sarah Alexander, Human Resources Assistant, no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Applications may be submitted online, or in person to the Town Hall located at 87 Broadway. Applicants should indicate whether they are applying for the contract position or the permanent full-time position.

 

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.