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WATER SUPERINTENDENT, City of Coquitlam (Coquitlam)

Supervisor, Laboratory Services and
Environmental Compliance Guelph, Ontario

Senior Surface Water Scientist , Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
(Etobicoke, ON)

Director, Water and Wastewater Operations, Utilities Kingston


City of Coquitlam (Coquitlam)

The City of Coquitlam (Coquitlam) offers the vibrant action of a growing city combined with a beautiful natural setting boasting abundant parks and green space, along with arts and cultural venues and multiple recreational facilities. Coquitlam is the sixth largest – and one of the fastest growing – cities in BC. Home to over 141,000 and sets a high standard of living in the Lower Mainland.
The Engineering and Public Works Department plans, designs, constructs, operates and maintains the core service systems that supply water for drinking and firefighting, collects and disposes of sanitary sewage and drainage, manages the solid waste collection contract, as well as providing multi-modal transportation facilities, including roads, bridges, walkways, street lighting and traffic signal systems. The Department also maintains the corporate fleet that includes passenger vehicles, trucks, construction equipment, and small operating equipment.

Reporting to the Manager, Operations, the next Water Superintendent will be responsible for overseeing the operation, maintenance, and repair of the City’s rapidly growing Level IV Water Distribution system consisting of 13 pump stations, 8 reservoirs, numerous PRV and SCADA monitored sites, and 500 kilometers of water mains. The Water Superintendent leads, supervises and mentors a staff of 29 who are involved in all aspects of water distribution and environmental protection.

The Water Superintendent is responsible for protecting the health, safety and economic well-being of water consumers in Coquitlam through the management and operation of the Water Utility. The work is technical, supervisory and administrative in nature. The incumbent directs and leads the operation, monitoring, evaluation, maintenance, repair, and quality control activities of the water utility, which provides fire protection and safe drinking water to over 140,000 persons.

The successful candidate will have over five years of progressively responsible experience with a strong understanding of the distribution and treatment for potable water and wastewater. They will have excellent management and problem-solving skills with the ability to develop the effective working relationships required to optimize resources and support City priorities.

Additionally, the successful candidate will have the EOCP Certification-Water Distribution Level 4 (Level 2 or 3 may be considered depending on previous experience) and eligibility for certification as an AScT or CTech from ASTTBC. The successful candidate will have relevant post-secondary experience and possess a valid Class 5 Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia.

The City of Coquitlam is an equal opportunity employer, striving to promote diversity and equal opportunities in the workplace. Should you be interested in learning more about this unique opportunity with Coquitlam, please contact Paul Phillips or Carol Robinson at 604-998-4032 or forward your resumé, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three references, in confidence, to


Supervisor, Laboratory Services and Environmental Compliance
Guelph, Ontario

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

Job summary

This position provides supervisory oversight of the Environmental Protection Officers conducting environmental monitoring activities, spills response and administering compliance programs and laboratory staff providing laboratory services; with a focus to ensuring attainment of the division’s goals. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.




$80,189.83-$100,237.29 per year

How to apply

Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Monday, July 2, 2018. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

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

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

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

Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
Senior Surface Water Scientist
(Etobicoke, ON)

Do you have expertise in the field of stream water monitoring and scientific analyses of stream water quality data, 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:


How do I qualify?


Scientific and Technical Knowledge and Skills

Field and Laboratory Techniques Experience

Analytical and Data Analysis

Project Management

Interpersonal and Communications Skills

Computer Skills

Salary Range: $1,377.29 - $1,748.11 per week

Additional information:

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

Please apply online, only, at, quoting Job ID 124074, by Friday, July 6, 2018. 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 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.



Utilities Kingston
Director Water and Wastewater Operations, Permanent Full-Time

Utilities Kingston is located in Kingston, Ontario, equi-distant from Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa, where the St. Lawrence River meets Lake Ontario and the Rideau Canal (a UNESCO World Heritage site) – Kingston is a stunning, historic city that consistently ranks as one of the best places to live in Canada. Kingston’s 123,363 community-minded citizens enjoy an outstanding quality-of-life enhanced by superb intellectual, recreational and creative opportunities and supported by excellent health care facilities and municipal services, programs and facilities.

Utilities Kingston in unique in Ontario, combining water, wastewater, gas and electrical services and a broadband fibre optics provided in one company under the leadership of a single C.E.O. This shared services delivery model gives Utilities Kingston clear advantages in cost savings and customer service over other utility providers in the province. Utilities Kingston has provided the residents of Kingston with safe and reliable utility services for more than 100 years.

Reporting to the President and C.E.O., the successful Director, Water and Wastewater Operations, will provide leadership and strategic direction to the Water and Wastewater departments, for the operation and maintenance of water and wastewater. Major system components include water and wastewater treatment facilities, water distribution systems, and the wastewater collection system.

The Director will ensure that treatment, distribution and collection facilities and networks operate at the highest level of efficiency, while maintaining quality, current demand and environmental goals and that full compliance with regulatory requirements are met. The Director will build relationships, resolve conflicts, and promote collaboration internal and external to Water and Wastewater Operations.

Primary Duties:

•Apply knowledge of the political, legislative, regulatory, and other trends analysis; effectively communicate goals and objectives of the department and work groups.
•Strategic thinking and demonstrated experience shaping and implementing divisional and corporate vision, mission, and values, as well as corporate strategies.
•Promote health and safety as a corporate overarching goal and utilize strategies to ensure health and safety is integrated into Utilities Kingston culture.
•Participate on regional committees.
•Meet established deadlines in a dynamic work environment with shifting priorities.
•Proven ability to lead and develop individuals and teams towards a common purpose; set clear expectations and direction and maintain role model position for managers and supervisors.
•Manage budgets and drive cost efficiencies within Operations and Utilities Kingston.
•Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
•Manage and develop management staff, and manage teams in a unionized environment.
•Lead change to enable innovation, quality, and efficiency.

Education, Certification and Other Qualifications Required
•Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, or a related field, with a specialty obtained in water and wastewater operations, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and skills, may be considered.
•Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible and diversified experience in a leadership capacity in water and/or wastewater municipal operations.
•Minimum 5 years’ experience at senior management level, preferably in a municipal environment, and previous experience managing multi-disciplinary teams in a unionized environment.
•Licensing in water treatment and wastewater treatment collection, an asset.
•Proven knowledge of water and wastewater practices, theories, and trends to recommend long-term plans and policy direction for Utilities Kingston’s water and wastewater program, services, and facilities.
•Progressively responsible experience in the application of engineering theories, practices, and trends to manage contracts and projects, including the reviewing, approving and implementing of work plans and project budgets.
•Demonstrated financial management skills and experience developing, implementing and monitoring large-scale operating and capital budgets.
•Proven success implementing and managing multi-year operating and capital budgets in support of objectives.
•Extensive knowledge of the regulatory environment in water and wastewater treatment, collection and distribution.

Special Working Conditions/Conditions of Employment
•Criminal Background Check, at the successful candidate’s expense, to the satisfaction of Utilities Kingston.
Utilities Kingston offers a competitive salary, commensurate with experience and education, pension, and benefits package.

To apply: Visit

Only those applications submitted electronically will be considered. If you require assistance to apply online, please contact or call 1-877-427-7717. We thank all candidates that apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Should you require accommodations in the recruitment process, please email

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