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Water & Wastewater Network Systems Associate, City of London, Environmental & Engineering Services

Senior Surface Water Scientist, Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change

Construction & Maintenance Operations Lead, City of Red Deer

Water / Wastewater Treatment Specialist, Northern Waterworks Inc.-Sioux Lookout, ON

 



City of London, Environmental & Engineering Services

Water & Wastewater Network Systems Associate

 

 

Position Type:               Permanent, Full-time

File #:                           B-50-17E(B)

The Corporation of the City of London strives to foster a workplace in which all individuals maximize their potential, regardless of their differences.  We are committed to attracting, engaging, developing and celebrating exceptional people in public service who are representative of our community.

Summary:

Reports to the Division Manager IV or designate. Provides information technology support related to SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) systems management, including installation, configuration and maintenance of hardware and software systems.

Qualifications:

Completion of a three year Community College diploma in a related IT program, such as Computer Systems Technology, or Control Engineering Technologist or equivalent.

Demonstrated knowledge and experience with installed hardware and software.

Specialized Training and Licenses:

  • Cisco Network Certification
  • A+ Certification
  • Demonstrated skills in VMware, database, and firewall applications.
  • Valid Driver's Licence-Class G

 

How to Apply:

Please visit the City of London website to apply online http://bit.ly/2upVVND. Please note following the interview stage, official transcripts as well as a basic criminal record check will be required prior to moving to the next stage in the selection process.

Closing Date for Application:  Thursday, August 24, 2017.

We appreciate all applications, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

 

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Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change

Senior Surface Water Scientist

    


Do you have expertise in the field of stream water monitoring, examining and identifying emerging/ongoing issues on water quality? Are you organized and have superior data analysis and communication skills?
Bring your experience and leadership skills to this interesting and important role with the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, to support Ontario's water quality.
What can I expect to do in this role?
You will:
• Provide scientific leadership of stream water monitoring studies to fulfill government commitments, report on water quality and effect of pollutant sources in priority watersheds throughout Ontario and identify emerging issues.
• Provide scientific leadership in the planning and execution of specialized sampling stations throughout Ontario and for data collection and analysis to estimate nutrient loads, measure the influence of land use/management and assess the impacts.
• Provide scientific leadership/guidance to scientific, field, and data management staff and students working on stream monitoring programs.
• Work as a ministry expert to provide recommendations, advice and opinion on water quality of watersheds, including the preparation of reports for internal use or publication.
• Participate in partnerships with other jurisdictions, academia and other agencies to represent the ministry in various forums.
Location: Etobicoke
How do I qualify?
Mandatory
• Valid Class G Ontario Driver's Licence for field travel to site locations and meetings.
Scientific and Technical Knowledge and Skills
• You have demonstrated knowledge of the theories, principles and practices of hydrology, aquatic chemistry, nutrients and limnological science.
• You have significant experience and specialization in their application of surface water management, usually acquired from post graduate degree program or relevant combination of formal training and work experience.
• You have experience in planning and implementing a comprehensive monitoring and research program and coordinating the work of participants in studies.
• You have demonstrated knowledge of scientific, innovative, research and investigative techniques.
• You have demonstrated knowledge of relevant environmental legislation (e.g. Nutrient Management Act, Ontario Water Resources Act, Environmental Protection Act).
• You have knowledge of ministry commitments (e.g. Canada-Ontario Agreement on Great Lakes Water Quality and Ecosystem Health) to preserve good water quality.
Field and Laboratory Techniques Experience
• You have demonstrated knowledge of field and laboratory scientific techniques related to water quality and nutrient monitoring and instrumentation.
• You have demonstrated knowledge of procurement documents and processes.
Analytical and Data Analysis
• You have demonstrated knowledge of statistical analysis techniques and geographic information systems.
• You have knowledge of water quality monitoring, pollution control, and remedial action techniques, methods, and processes, in order to report on studies and investigations examining water quality, especially those relating to nutrients.
• You have experience in maintaining awareness of relevant scientific developments by other researchers and how these developments could be applied in novel ways for future study designs or to improve current studies or monitoring programs.
• You have knowledge of scientific and mathematical analytical techniques, software programs for database editing and management to manipulate scientific/technical data.
Project Management
• You have knowledge of project management techniques and practices to plan, design, lead and conduct research programs, projects and studies (e.g. surface water quality monitoring networks/stations), interpret, report and prepare recommendations on the results/their implications and provide technical advice and/or coordinate work of participants and other ministry staff.
• You have demonstrated knowledge of database management approaches and systems to provide scientific/project leadership for data collection, management, quality control, storage, retrieval, data analysis and reporting.
Interpersonal and Communications Skills
• You have knowledge of ministry programs to provide advice to other areas of the ministry and respond to public enquiries on surface water and sediment quality issues and represent the ministry at public and scientific meetings and committees.
• You have demonstrated ability to prepare and present scientific and other technical findings to a variety of audiences (e.g. ministry staff, researchers, stakeholder groups) and in a variety of formats (reports, peer-reviewed literature, presentations).
• You have knowledge of professional standards for report writing, analysing data findings, and preparing reports and/or other documents for internal use and/or for external scientific publication.
Computer Skills
• You have demonstrated knowledge/skill in computer operations and related software (word processing, spreadsheet, presentation) to prepare reports, presentations, and correspondence and conduct research.
Salary Range: $1,377.29 - $1,748.11 per week
Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 125 Resources Rd, Etobicoke, Toronto Region

Please apply online, only, by Wednesday, August 23, 2017, by visiting www.ontario.ca/careers and entering Job ID 110417 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.
 If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/ContactUs.aspx to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.
www.ontario.ca/careers

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City of Red Deer

Construction & Maintenance Operations Lead

 

Join nearly 100,000 people in a vibrant outdoor centric community filled with trails and breathtaking nature along the winding river valley of Red Deer, in Central Alberta. Red Deer is an economically dynamic region of Alberta situated directly between Edmonton and Calgary along the vital QE 2 corridor. It’s a perfect blend of small town friendliness and big city conveniences. Host to the 2016 Memorial Cup and the 2019 Canadian Winter Games, Red Deer continues to welcome all of Canada with open arms.

The City of Red Deer is currently seeking the right person to fill the position of Construction & Maintenance Operations Lead. This position assigns personnel, equipment and contractors to complete scheduled and emergency repair and replacement of linear assets in the Stormwater Collection, Wastewater Collection and Water Distribution systems. Ensures compliance of staff to follow established policies, procedures, OH&S regulations, Engineering Design Guidelines and Contract Specifications and Provincial Approval to Operate. Specific areas of responsibility include project planning and budget assistance as well as supervising, training and leading Construction staff.

As our preferred candidate you will have:

  • Unrestricted Water Distribution 4 or Wastewater Collection Level 4 as well as a minimum of Level 2 in the other discipline.
  • Grade 12
  • 6 years minimum in a Level 3 or 4 system while employed in the Water Distribution and / or Wastewater Collection discipline.
  • 2 years of supervisory experience and demonstrated knowledge of appropriate supervision of a respectful and inclusive work place.
  • Supervisory experience in underground construction preferred.
  • Must pass Hazard Assessment, Supervisory Ground Disturbance, WHMIS, First Aid, H2S, Confined Space, Driver Training and other courses as determined by the City or Provincial requirements.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Well-developed verbal and written communications skills, and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in construction, maintenance and repair of water, sanitary, storm sewer and road assets.
  • Strong knowledge of utility location best practices, methods and procedures.
  • Strong computer aptitude including demonstrated proficiency with computer software.
  • Ability to work with considerable independence in supervising activities and making efficient use of significant expenditures (up to $30,000/shift).
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems and exercise critical thinking.
  • Ability to achieve 7.2 (approx.70hrs) continuing education credits to maintain required certifications.
  • Demonstrated safety skills in the use of specialized equipment including respirators, and air quality monitors. Work may require use of harnesses and hoisting equipment.

What we offer:
In addition to the very competitive salary and excellent benefits packages, we offer a great work environment with a dynamic and dedicated team of professionals.

We welcome applications until August 18, 2017.

For more information and to apply online, please visit us at www.reddeer.ca/careers or email your application to humanresources@reddeer.ca .

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Northern Waterworks Inc.

Water / Wastewater Operator

 

Water / Wastewater Treatment Specialist
Northern Waterworks Inc. provides premium water/wastewater operations to Municipal, First Nation, and Corporate clients. We are a high growth company expanding rapidly throughout Ontario; now with divisions in Northwestern Ontario, Northeastern Ontario and Southern Ontario.
 Come join our group of water treatment specialists!
Position: Water / Wastewater Treatment Specialist

  • Location: Sioux Lookout, ON
  • 40-hour work week: 8 hours per day, Monday to Friday, with rotational weekend and statutory holiday on-call responsibilities (24 hours / day)

Prerequisites:

  • Proof of Operator-In-Training (OIT) certificates – minimum, certificates higher than OIT considered an asset
  • Grade 12 or GED, post-secondary education considered an asset
  • Valid G driver’s license – minimum, higher classes are considered an asset
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods, WHMIS & First Aid Certification

 

Attributes:

  • Willing to obtain training to meet basic requirements
  • Flexible to work outside normal operating hours, as required
  • Experience in water and wastewater treatment
  • Capable of troubleshooting
  • Mechanically & electrically inclined
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment
  • Comfortable using computers / programs (Gmail, Excel, Word)
  • Willing to travel and work outdoors, as required

 

Working Conditions:

  • The Water / Wastewater Treatment Specialist has a physically strenuous and demanding job. The individual will be lifting, pulling and managing equipment and objects. This position also requires the transportation and handling of potentially dangerous materials.

 

Interested applicants shall submit their cover letter and resume to:  

Northern Waterworks Incorporated
ATTN: Human Resources Department
P.O Box 1160
Red Lake, ON    P0V 2M0
Email: careers@nwi.ca
Fax: (807) 727-1146

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. We will accommodate the needs of applicants in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.  Please advise Human Resources to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated.

 

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