Utilities Operator – Wastewater

As part of our ‘One Town, One Team’ approach, InnServices Utilities Inc. is the exciting and progressive company created by the Town of Innisfil to deliver water and wastewater services to Innisfil and other municipalities.

A member of a collaborative and innovative team, you will work in an environment that focuses on service excellence and environmental stewardship. With an approach of best practices and the highest safety standards, you will be responsible for the general operation and maintenance of the 2 extended aeration type Wastewater Treatment plants and corresponding 110 kilometers of Collection Systems and numerous pumping stations, meeting and ensuring legislative compliance for the protection of public health and safety and the natural environment.

You will be completing daily inspections of operational equipment as well as monitoring and recording data for pump rates, flows, and treatment effectiveness. Your duties will also include diagnosing treatment deficiencies and applying appropriate testing formulas and practices.

We are seeking a dedicated and driven self-starter who thrives working in a collaborative environment, understand the merits of high safety standards, has strong interpersonal skills, and a strong sense of community. Your community college diploma in a related field such as Civil Engineering, Water/Wastewater or Environmental Studies, or equivalent related experience, is complimented with your Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) Class ІII (3) Certification required in Waste Water Treatment and MECP Class ІI (2) Certification Waste Water Collection (minimum), along with a minimum of five years of demonstrated work experience in a wastewater collection and treatment environment. A valid Class G driver’s license is required, as it the ability to participate on overtime and on-call afterhours work.


Closing date is September 23, 2020.


To apply to this position, submit your application online though our applicant tracking system at innisfil.ca. In the event you require an alternate method of submitting your application, please contact the Town’s People & Talent department by calling 705-436-3710.

We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information will be used to determine eligibility for potential employment and is pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.


Accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided, on request, to support candidate participation in all aspects of the recruitment process. To request accommodation, please contact People & Talent.

System Maintenance – Water & Wastewater

Job Title: System Maintenance – Water & Wastewater
Job Opening ID: 26495
# Required: 12
Business Unit: Human Resources
Division: Water & Wastewater
Location: Recruiting
Standard Hours: 40/week
Full/Part Time: Full
Salary Range: $27.23 -$33.72
Post Date: 2020-09-08
Closing Date: 2020-10-06

Please note that the online application process includes a series of questions related to the requirements of the posting. We advise all applicants to carefully review their responses to the online questionnaire for accuracy, prior to submitting their application.

It is highly recommended applicants print or save a copy of the job posting prior to starting the application in order to reference the job requirements throughout the online process.

As part of the online application process, we ask that all applicants provide an email address that they regularly check.

Applicants with class I Water/Wastewater Treatment licenses, OIT licenses (or passed exams) are strongly preferred.  Successful candidates must obtain their Water & Wastewater OIT licenses (at a minimum) before they can be called to an active work assignment.  For more information on Water & Wastewater licensing, including how to become certified and upcoming exams, please visit www.owwco.ca

Serving a diverse urban and rural population of more than 430,000, Niagara Region is focused on building a strong and prosperous Niagara. Working collaboratively with 12 local area municipalities and numerous community partners, the Region delivers a range of high quality programs and services to support and advance the well-being of individuals, families and communities within its boundaries.  Nestled between the great lakes of Erie and Ontario, the Niagara peninsula features some of Canada’s most fertile agricultural land, the majesty of Niagara Falls and communities that are rich in both history and recreational and cultural opportunities. Niagara boasts dynamic modern cities, Canada’s most developed wine industry, a temperate climate, extraordinary theatre, and some of Ontario’s most breathtaking countryside. An international destination with easy access to its binational U.S. neighbour New York State, Niagara attracts over 14 million visitors annually, as well as a steady stream of new residents and businesses.



The Niagara Region is currently pre-qualifying individuals for System Maintenance opportunities in our Water Wastewater division, Public Works department. Work includes performing routine, preventative and emergency maintenance work on equipment, pumps and tools, general building maintenance as well as operating a regional vehicle. Pre-qualified individuals will be considered for future job opportunities as they become available, whether casual, temporary or permanent.

Pay rate: Successful candidates typically start as a System Maintenance Assistant I; the starting rate for this position is $27.23, and the pay range is $27.23-$28.79. The total range in pay for roles within this job family is $27.23-$33.72, depending on licensing, education/training, qualifications, trade certification, and years of service within CUPE Local 1287.

Hours: A typical work week is scheduled 40 hours. Regular hours of operation are currently 7:00am-3:30pm or 8:00am-4:30pm, Monday to Friday, subject to stand-by rotation, overtime, including afternoons, nights, weekends & holidays. Work may be casual, temporary or permanent in nature, depending on need. While in casual work assignments, there is no minimum guarantee of hours or frequency of work.

While on Stand-by, an employee is required to be available at all times and provide a physical response to the work location within sixty (60) minutes of the service call, unless there are exceptional circumstances.

Location: Locations vary throughout the Niagara Region. Our main Water & Wastewater treatment facilities are located in Niagara Falls, Fort Erie, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Queenston, Welland, Port Colborne, Crystal Beach, St. Catharines, Port Dalhousie, and Grimsby, in addition to a variety of support stations and facilities.



Employees perform a wide variety of tasks, including:

  • Perform maintenance work on equipment, buildings, and grounds within a defined water and wastewater area system
  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment and tools, adjusts lubricates, performs oil changes, and maintain associated records
  • Perform (and/or assist with) preventative, emergency, and scheduled maintenance to water/wastewater plant or system equipment, including pump units, motors, valves, chemical and small submersible pumps using hand and electrical tools
  • Clear screens, tanks, channels and pumps of blockages and other debris using manual and power equipment as necessary
  • Complete daily work sheets and requests for materials needed for repair on equipment, including using a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS)
  • Remove obstructions from process systems
  • Monitor the unloading of various chemicals using safe handling procedures for hazardous materials
  • Maintain buildings through plumbing, masonry and carpentry work, sweeping, mopping, waxing, and removing garbage for pickup
  • Change light bulbs, check emergency lights, and fire extinguishers, test alarms
  • Reset breakers, after electrical awareness training
  • Operate Regional vehicle, hoist and crane to lift equipment
  • Perform inventory control and requisition requests
  • Transport crew, equipment and tools to work sites
  • As per season, operates tractor mower and trimmer to cut grass and eliminate weeds; operate snow blower to remove snow. Also rake, and shovel and sand sidewalks
  • Clean self-contained breathing apparatus and other safety equipment
  • Use and maintain personal protective equipment (PPE) in accordance with regulations and procedures
  • Assist other maintenance and operational personnel as required



  • Completion of a high school diploma, or equivalency (Ex. GED)
  • Please see the Special Conditions regarding Ministry of Environment (M.O.E.) Water/Wastewater certification(s)
  • Candidates who meet ONE of the following three criteria as it pertains to M.O.E. certification are strongly preferred:
  • 1-Successfully completed Operator-in-Training exams in Water Treatment, Water Distribution, Wastewater Collection and Wastewater Treatment in order to qualify for valid OIT licenses, OR;
  • 2-Hold valid Operator-in-Training licenses in Water Treatment, Water Distribution, Wastewater Collection and Wastewater Treatment, OR;
  • 3-Possess a valid Class I Water and/or Wastewater Treatment license (or greater)
  • Must be willing to undertake additional levels of training prescribed in the Regulations
  • Additional training, courses or education in a related field (asset)
  • Courses/Apprenticeship hours/certification in a related trade field, such as an Electrician or Millwright (asset)
  • Certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid (asset)
  • Confined space entry/rescue and fall protection training (asset)
  • Tag Out/Lock Out training (asset)
  • Gas Technician License (asset)
  • W.H.M.I.S. training (asset)
  • Forklift training/certification (asset)
  • Additional health & safety training related to the position (asset)
  • DZ Driver’s license (asset)



  • 1 year of relevant experience in plant or industrial maintenance is required
  • Experience in water or wastewater plants or systems (asset)
  • Must possess mechanical aptitude and knowledge of tools and equipment related to maintenance activities
  • Must possess knowledge of mechanics and electrical maintenance
  • Demonstrated knowledge of proper health and safety practices
  • Previous experience with SCADA/PLC systems (asset)
  • Familiarity with a Computerized Maintenance Management System /work order system (asset)



  • Must possess computer skills (ex. spreadsheets, word processing, CMMS/work order systems and email)
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, communicate and cooperate with others
  • Excellent documentation skills (electronic and written)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must possess basic mathematical skills, mechanical and verbal reasoning, numerical ability and spatial relations
  • Ability to respond to emergencies and follow established procedures
  • Proven ability to recognize issues, troubleshoot and solve problems
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks on a daily basis



  • Must possess valid, unrestricted G class driver’s license; It is the employee’s responsibility to possess and maintain a valid and restriction-free driver’s license of appropriate class to carry out the duties of the job
  • Must comply with all aspects of the Regional Respiratory Program Policy. Respiratory Fit Test mandatory
  • Required to travel to various locations to receive training and/or to perform maintenance duties
  • Work location may be changed in order to better facilitate training and experience i.e. scheduled move from Plant A to Plant B
  • In accordance with the Corporate Criminal Record Check Policy, the position requires the incumbent to undergo a Criminal Records Check and submit a Canadian Police Clearance Certificate
  • Successful candidates must obtain their Water & Wastewater OIT licenses (at a minimum) and a satisfactory driver’s abstract before they can be called to an active work assignment
  • Once they have started working, candidates must successfully pass their Class I Water or Wastewater Treatment exam(s) within 18 months in order to qualify for their Class I license(s)

Work may be casual, temporary or permanent in nature, depending on need. Please note that while on casual work assignment, employees are not members of CUPE 1287.

We appreciate receipt of all applications; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be acknowledged. Please note that the recruitment process may also involve a skills assessment/skills demonstration/practical examination.

As part of the online application process, we ask that all applicants provide an email address that they regularly check.

Although not required at this time, please note that successful applicants will be required to provide the following documents and/or comply with the following requirements (but not limited to), as a condition of hire:

  • Satisfactory Driver’s Abstract
  • Satisfactory Police Clearance Certificate
  • Proof of original educational qualifications
  • Proof of original Ministry of Environment (M.O.E.) Water/Wastewater qualifications (ex. proof of passed exams, licenses, etc.)
  • Satisfactory physical assessment

Applicants with class I Water/Wastewater Treatment licenses, OIT licenses (or passed exams) are strongly preferred.  Successful candidates must obtain their Water & Wastewater OIT licenses (at a minimum) before they can be called to an active work assignment.  For more information on Water & Wastewater licensing, including how to become certified and upcoming exams, please visit www.owwco.ca.

To view the full job description and requirements, visit our Careers page – Job Opening #26495

Uncover the wonder of the Niagara Region and join a team dedicated to meeting tomorrow’s challenges…..today!

Let us know why you would be an excellent team member by submitting your online application no later than October 6, 2020 before midnight by visiting our ‘Careers’ page at www.niagararegion.ca . We thank all candidates for their interest however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Chief Operator – Water Systems

Chief Operator – Water Systems 

Full Time (40 hour work week) 

Salary: $73,154 – $87,339 

Plus a comprehensive benefit package and OMERS pension plan 

Applications are invited from qualified and interested candidates for the above-noted non-union position at the Water Treatment Plant and Distribution System in the Environmental Services Department. 

Reporting to the Supervisor, the Chief Operator is responsible for providing technical proficiency with the operation and maintenance of the Water Treatment Plant and distribution system. Must have a good working knowledge of computer software applications that are utilized to operate, maintain and report. The incumbent will have a team leadership role, develop work duties for employees and assume the duties of the Supervisor in his absence. This position is the Overall Responsible Operator (ORO) and must be available for after-hours calls. 


Essential (Minimum) Qualifications: 

• Two (2) year post-secondary diploma in Civil Engineering or environmental services field or related field of study. Equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered. 

• Five (5) years’ experience in Water Treatment Plant Operations and Water Distribution, including three (3) years of supervisory or lead hand experience. 

• Valid Ontario Class III Water Treatment and Water Distribution Licenses are required, or ability to obtain the Class III licenses within twelve (12) months of hire. 

• Thorough knowledge of all of the applicable legislation as it relates to a Class III Water Treatment and Distribution/Supply Subsystems. 

• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, superior interpersonal skills and the ability to manage and motivate staff using effective team building skills. 

• Strong knowledge of computers and software applications (Microsoft Office Suite). 

• Comprehensive knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act. 

• Capable of safely lifting 50 pounds. 

• Valid Class G Driver’s License. 


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 candidates must submit a cover letter and resume marked “Chief Operator – Water Systems” on/before 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 to the following: 

Human Resources Department 

City of Brockville 

P.O. Box 5000 

1 King Street West 

Brockville, Ontario K6V 7A5 email: hr@brockville.com 


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

Lead Hand – Water Treatment Operator

Lead Hand – Water Treatment Operator (Blind River) 

PUC Services Inc. operates multiple utilities within and around the City of Sault Ste. Marie, including the supply and delivery of electricity and drinking water, energy services and the treatment of water and wastewater. 


As the Lead Hand – Water Treatment Operator (Blind River) your duties will include: 

• Accountable for promptly identifying, troubleshooting and reporting equipment and process faults; 

• Participates in or leads development and implementation of solutions under management supervision; 

• Routinely assumes regulatory accountability as “Operator”, “Operator in Charge” and assumes “Overall Responsible Operator” for systems on an on-call, or backfill basis; 

• Participate in the development and review of contingency plans, and operations and maintenance procedures under the QMS system; 

• Maintain a safe working environment and ensure the safety of all equipment; 

• Assist in the quality control of contracted work; and 

• Communicate and interact with the public, government inspectors, contractors, and staff in a productive and professional manner. 



• Post-secondary diploma in Water Resource Technology or Environmental Engineering Technology; 

• Hold and maintain a valid Water Treatment Operator License and Wastewater Treatment License appropriate with the level of the facility; 

• Hold and maintain a valid Ontario driver’s license; 

• Strong knowledge of related legislation, codes, standards, and practices; 

• Strong verbal and written communication skills; 

• Ability to exercise judgement in adjusting process variables to meet operating parameters; 

• Ability to work as part of a team and take initiative; 

• Knowledge of advanced mathematics and chemistry to complete calculations regarding chemicals and processes; 

• Demonstrated proficiency with spreadsheets, word processor, SCADA and corporate software; and 

• Ability to be on-call for after hour emergencies on a scheduled basis and be available for out-of-town assignments that may require overnight stays. 


We are an equal opportunity employer 

Resumes stating qualifications and experience will be excepted via email to HR@SSMPUC.COM by September 4, 2020 quoting the job title noted above. 


 Posted:  Friday, August 28, 2020 
Job Number:  PC-20-20 
Job Type:  Permanent Full-time, Union 
Closing Date:  Sunday, September 13, 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 Water Operations Branch is part of the Infrastructure 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 Water Distribution Services Lead Hand co-ordinates the daily operations and maintenance of the Drinking Water Distribution System to ensure the delivery of continuous potable and emergency water supply to the City of Barrie residents. 

The Lead Hand schedules and co-ordinates work for the Water Distribution staff, and assists the Water Distribution Project Operators & the Water Services Field Coordinator with there projects which include, but are not limited to, the commissioning and assumption of new infrastructure involving the review of plans and drawings for compliance and standards, swabbing, pressure testing, super chlorination and sampling; large diameter main break repairs and associated contract administration functions required. They promote and adhere to the Watermain Disinfection Procedure set out by the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP). 

This position continuously promotes and maintains effective communications and teamwork practices with co-workers and other Sectional staff and supervisors, facilitates and participates in meetings, and endorses accountability, flexibility and adaptable. The position may act as the Supervisor and ORO as assigned. 

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) 

  • Two (2) year College Diploma, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Electrical Engineering Technician, Civil Engineering Technician, and/or Environmental Engineering Technician 
  •  Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) Class III Certificate in Water Distribution 


  • Five (5) years of demonstrated related experience operating and maintaining a drinking water distribution system and as required to obtain Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) Class III Certificate in Water Distribution including two (2) years of experience as an Operator-in-Charge and two (2) years of experience in a leadership role 
  • Proven project management experience with the commissioning and assumption of new infrastructure. 
  • Possess or have the ability to obtain the Journeyman Water Meter Installer license within 6 months. 
  • Possess or have the ability to obtain the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Certificate within 6 months. 
  • Possess or have the ability to obtain the Confined Space Entry/Rescue Certificates within 6 months. 
  • Possess or have the ability to obtain the Propane Handling Certificate within 6 months. 
  • Possess or have the ability to obtain First Aid and CPR Certification within 6 months. 
  • Possess or have the ability to obtain a DZ Drivers License within 6 months. 
  • Possess or have the ability to complete Trench Safety Training within 6 months. 


  •  Medical documentation to confirm medically fit to wear a respirator 
  • Thorough working knowledge of applicable legislation including Ontario Water Drinking Regulations, Ontario Drinking Water Standards, Drinking Water Works Permit, Permit to Take Water, Safe Drinking Water Act, Municipal Drinking Water License, the Drinking Water Quality Management Standard, American Water Works Standards, Disinfection of Drinking Water in Ontario and Ontario Water Resources Act. 
  • Excellent working knowledge in the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations and WHMIS. 
  • Proven record keeping abilities. 
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in, core competences including customer services, communication, teamwork, initiative/self-management and accountability and flexibility/ adaptability. 
  • Computer literacy utilizing Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Internet Explorer. 
  •  Proven interpersonal, time management, analytical and problem solving skills. Successful staff leadership skills and proven ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. 
  • Ability to read and create drawings and plans. 
  • Ability to lift and carry objects in excess of 10 kg on an occasional basis. 

Conditions of Employment 

  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check 

Other Important Information 

Location: Surface Water Treatment Plant, 20 Royal Parkside Drive, Barrie, Ontario

Hours:The normal hours of work are 40 hours per week in accordance with the Collective Agreement

Wage: This position is within the CUPE Local 2380 Bargaining Unit with the following pay level and a 2020 pay range:

  • Pay Level: Level 9
  • Yearly Salary: $82,129.36 to $98,352.71 per year
  • Hourly Pay Rate: $39.49 to $47.29 per hour

Benefits:This position includes a comprehensive union benefit plan, including but not limited to extended health and dental coverage, life and accident 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 PC-20-20 Water Distribution Services Lead Hand in the subject line (MS Word or pdf format only) to email hire.me@Barrie.ca by Sunday, September 13, 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: C

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.




Project Manager – Watershed Management

Two (2) full-time, temporary positions of up to 24 months with Hamilton Water – Hamilton, ON

Are you a qualified professional – such as a Professional Engineer or Certified Engineering Technologist – with knowledge of watershed and stormwater management? Can you effectively manage a multi-disciplinary team in a results-oriented, predominantly unionized environment? If so, consider joining the City of Hamilton in one of these leadership opportunities.

Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, Water/Wastewater Planning, you’ll provide leadership to a team focused on providing the Watershed Management planning necessary for the City’s growth and redevelopment. It will be your job as a Project Manager to ensure that Watershed Management planning activities are delivered in accordance with City, Provincial and Federal guidelines and in a cost-effective, efficient and timely manner.

An excellent communicator with a demonstrated record of technical and budgeting competence, customer focus, and staff delegation and empowerment, you’re also well equipped to aid in the preparation of sectional reports identifying how the operation performed against established benchmarks related to services, financial, administration and staff performance.

Leading as a subject matter technical expert on stormwater and water resources initiatives and system design, you’ll review, and comment on, consultants’ reports and recommendations related to:

  • Watershed and Sub-watershed Studies
  • Master Drainage Plans
  • Stormwater Quality and Quantity
  • Erosion Control and Remediation
  • Natural Channel Design
  • Hydrologic/Hydraulic Designs
  • Sewer System Modelling and Design of Systems/Networks
  • Storm/Drainage Infrastructure Component Designs.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to innovate and promote Best Practices, researching, developing and recommending new procedures and solutions conducive to improving the section’s technical performance.



Your qualifications as a Project Manager, Watershed Management, include:

  • Proven demonstrated knowledge of the theories and practices of Watershed and Stormwater Management usually acquired by obtaining a degree or diploma in Civil Engineering or Environmental Science, or a relevant discipline, or a combination of relevant education and work experience.
  • Membership in, or eligibility for certification with, respective professional associations, i.e., Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists, or registration as a Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario, preferred.
  • Previous experience in the preparation of Watershed and Sub-watershed studies and Master Drainage Plans.
  • Previous experience in the analysis and design of storm drainage infrastructure systems, and stormwater management facilities, and preparation of stormwater management reports.
  • Working knowledge of economic, lifecycle, and financial analysis.
  • Experience in the preparation of studies/reports for analysis of infrastructure, environmental & economic impacts associated with infrastructure planning/systems design, typically acquired through Municipal Class EA project experience, balancing environmental and economic/lifecycle costs, and developing mitigation measures to address impacts.
  • Previous experience in applying for, and securing, permits and approvals.
  • Experience in multi-year capital budgeting, land acquisition and acting as a technical expert.
  • Highly developed ability to articulate a vision to lead and inspire others.
  • Highly effective leadership, facilitation, communication, presentation, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage a multi-disciplinary staff in a results-oriented and predominantly unionized environment.
  • Demonstrated project management experience.
  • Experience in designing and delivering customer-focused programs and services.
  • Ability to deal effectively with elected officials, representatives of other levels of government, management, peers, staff and the general public.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of statutes, regulations and by-laws affecting the department/section.
  • Knowledge of the collective bargaining process.
  • Thorough understanding of dynamic computer hydraulic/hydrological modelling and analysis, and stormwater computer software applications.
  • A valid Class “G” Driver’s Licence and access to a reliable vehicle for use on the job.

The CUPE Local 1041 Supv temporary, full-time positions offer a wage range of $50.281 to $55.868 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 these Project Manager, Watershed Management positions, JOB ID #16518, and to apply online, by Wednesday, September 16, 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, Water Works – Infrastructure Services Department

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


Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes, in confidence, to Sarah Alexander, Human Resources Assistant, no later than 4 p.m. on Thursday, August 20, 2020. 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.