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Utility Operations Technician

Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

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Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

Utility Operations Technician Environmental Services Department CUPE 1505

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Under general supervision, lead special projects and provide technical support for daily operations or the Municipalities water and wastewater management programs, preventative maintenance and asset management programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Assist with the coordination of water and wastewater operations, inspections, preventative maintenance, and asset management programs.
• Coordinate all faucets for the rural contract water delivery.
• Assist in the coordination of training and workshops, maintain training files, and identify training gaps.
• Participate in the establishment and maintenance of long and short term plans for the various water and wastewater functional programs.
• Ensure daily records and reports are completed by staff.
• Search and compile data, and draft detailed reports for presentation.
• Input, produce, and catalogue computer-aided design data and documents.
• Write reports to include researching, drafting, and revising policies, procedures, and guidelines.
• Assist with data collection and analysis of financial plans and budget
• Assist with Divisional goals/objectives, Business and Strategic Plans.
• Undertake standby service on a rotating basis as required and reside within the municipality during that time with ability to respond within one (1) hour
• Perform other related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

• Proven ability to read and interpret water and wastewater blueprints.
• Valid first aid certification.
• Capable of achieving self-set goals and targets with limited supervision.
• Proven project management, contract administration, planning, leadership, problem solving, and effective communication skills.
• Proven experience with PC computers/Windows operating systems, computer-aided design software, project management software, and GPS and GIS are assets.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

• Diploma in civil or construction engineering from a recognized post-secondary institution, combined with three (3) years’ experience in municipal water distribution and wastewater collection.
Or
• Water distribution and wastewater collection certification level II with a minimum of five (5) years’ related experience.
• Eligible for membership in the Alberta Society of Engineering Technologists (ASET) is required.
• Must obtain Alberta Environment certification level III in water distribution and wastewater collection within (3) years of date of hire.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

• Ability to provide a Criminal Record Check for review and acceptance.
• A valid Class five (5) Operator’s Licence is required as incumbent will be required to operate a personal or municipal vehicle for business use on a regular basis.
• Clear Driving Record is considered an asset.
• Must be willing to work outside in all conditions.
• Immunizations are strongly recommended for work in unsanitary conditions.
• Must be medically and physically able to perform all duties of the position on an ongoing basis.

SAFETY:

As an employee of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, the incumbent is responsible for understanding and actively participating in the RMWB’s health and safety management system, including all policies, practices, procedures, as well as properly utilizing all control measures including the required use of personal protective equipment. All employees must take reasonable care to protect the health and safety of themselves and others, as well as immediately report any concerns, near misses, incidents, and hazardous conditions to their supervisor.

Requisition ID: 843
Affiliation: CUPE Municipal
Position Type: Temporary Full Time
Fixed Term Duration: Approximately six (6) months
Number of Openings: 1
Bi-weekly Working Hours: 80 hours bi-weekly
Department/ Branch: Environmental Services, Underground Services
Job Location: Fort McMurray
Pay Level: PL 10
Rate*: $ 44.08
COLA: Bi-Weekly – $480
Closing Date (dd/mm/yy): 03/07/2022
Posting Type: Internal and External
Reposted: June 18, 2022 (Original CUPE Closing Date: June 5, 2022)

*All CUPE job rates are currently under review and subject to change.

 

To apply: Please visit our website at jobs.rmwb.ca
We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. Late applications will not be accepted.

 

Remove June 29,2022

District Supervisor - Plant Operations (Water)

THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF DURHAM

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THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF DURHAM

Works Department

District Supervisor – Plant Operations (Water) (Regular Full-Time)

Job ID: 15428
Job Number: 383

Open: Jun 20, 2022 Close: Jul 20, 2022

The Region of Durham is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion within its community and organization, and strongly welcomes and encourages applications from Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, women, persons who live with disabilities, people from 2SLGBTQI+ communities and people from diverse communities.

In accordance with the AODA Act, accommodation will be provided throughout the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities.

District Supervisor – Plant Operations (Water)

This position will be located at Water Supply Plants, North or East, in the Region of Durham.

Reporting to the Superintendent of Plant Operations, this position is responsible and accountable for the supervision of the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of various Water Treatment, Distribution and Supply Systems in the Region of Durham, ensuring that facility operations are carried out in an environmentally responsible, safe, and cost effective manner.

The incumbent will:

– Be considered the Overall-Responsible-Operator (ORO) and supervisor for the operations and maintenance of the various Water Supply Systems under the applicable water Regulations
– Develop operational expertise in the three water hubs (North, East and South).
– Direct and instruct Chief Maintenance Operators, Maintenance Operators, and administrative staff, developing schedules and making adjustments as necessary
– Develop and implement contingency plans to deal with emergency breakdowns in order to prevent or mitigate regulatory non-compliance situations
– Review process data and laboratory results and identify concerns with process then initiate required adjustments to ensure regulatory compliance
– Prepare, monitor and control the budgets for the area within the purchasing by-laws
– Provide appropriate staffing, training and staff development
– Represent Plant Operations in the design, construction and the commissioning of new and existing facilities
– Liase with public, politicians, other internal departments, consultants and regulatory bodies regarding the operation of the plant
– Work in accordance with the provisions of applicable health and safety legislation and all corporate/departmental policies and procedures related to occupational health and safety

The successful applicant will possess:

– A two-year post-secondary education in a related field
– Many years in the municipal water industry with extensive recent experience in operations and maintenance of water treatment and distribution facilities
– Several years of direct supervisory experience
– A Class 3 Water Treatment Certificate from the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) Operator Certification Program
– A Class 1 Water Distribution (and Supply) Certificate from the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) Operator Certification Program
– Knowledge and understanding of Occupational Health and Safety Act and associated Regulations, Ontario Water Resources Act, Ontario Drinking Water Quality Standard, Environmental Protection Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, Clean Water Act and all applicable Regulations as well as public health protection principles and practices
– Knowledge of computerized operating and maintenance management systems, computer assisted and automated plant operations and various computer operating systems and software applications
– Knowledge of Regional policies and procedures including the Purchasing By-Law

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Job ID: 15428 – District Supervisor – Plant Operations (Water)

– Superior judgment, decision making and time management abilities as well as problem solving, conceptual and data analysis skills
– Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
– Supervisory skills including teambuilding, conflict resolution, planning and organizational skills
– A Class G Driver’s Licence and the use of a reliable car

Note:
Candidates who have their Class 2 Water Treat Certificate with a Class 3 exam passed and experience/education requirement met from the MOECC Operator Certification Program will be considered but preference will be given to candidates with a Class 3 or higher

Candidates who have their Class 1 or 2 Water Distribution (and Supply) Certificate will be required to write, pass and hold their Class 3 within one or two years depending on their existing level of certification; preference will be given to candidates with a Class 3

Management & Exempt Salary Grade 7

– Salary: $104,048 to $130,060 per annum

Conditions of Employment

Proof of education, qualifications and any other job bona fide requirements will be required prior to start date.
In addition, all Region of Durham employees must be fully vaccinated upon hire to meet the Region’s Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination Policy. As required, exemptions will comply with the Ontario Human Rights Code.

External Application Process
Come find a home where exciting and rewarding careers are balanced with your lifestyle. We thank all applicants; however, only those being considered will be contacted.

Please apply online using the following link: https://bit.ly/3HCAaMO no later than midnight (Eastern Standard Time) on the closing date indicated on the Job Posting.

The Region of Durham is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. If contacted for an employment opportunity and you require accommodation, or if this information is required in an accessible format, please contact us at: RecruitingHelp@durham.ca and a Recruiter will provide appropriate assistance pursuant to the Region’s Accommodation and Accessibility policies. Please note that resumes should not be sent to RecruitingHelp@durham.ca.

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remove: Wed 20 Jul 2022

Water Inspector

Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks

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Ministry of the Environment, Conservation, and Parks

Water Inspector

 

 

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to help protect Ontario’s valuable drinking water resources and safeguard the environment? If so, come join us and support the delivery of safe drinking water and wastewater management programs.

What can I expect to do in this role?
In this role, you will:
• undertake comprehensive inspections of drinking and wastewater systems
• ensure compliance to legal standards
• analyze and evaluate problems where causes are not immediately obvious
• interpret scientific and technical data and requirements where precedents do not exist
• respond to adverse test results and incidences of pollution and conduct follow-ups
• provide technical expertise on compliance and approvals

NOTE: Please be advised that temporary living expenses will not be offered for either of the temporary opportunities.

Location: Kenora, Thunder Bay

How do I qualify?
Mandatory
The position requires the successful candidate to have a valid G licence or equivalent. The offer of employment is conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof that s/he has a valid driver’s licence upon being hired.

Specialized Knowledge and Experience:
• You have knowledge and experience applying theories, principles, and practices of environmental sciences, water and wastewater treatment processes and infrastructure, and pollution controls.
• You can conduct field/technical assessments and investigations to identify issues, support legal proceedings and determine a course of action.
• You are able to interpret scientific and technical data, legislation, regulations, guidelines and policies.

Enforcement and Compliance Expertise:
• You have experience identifying situations of non-compliance and assessing the associated level of risk to determine appropriate corrective measures to achieve environmental and human health outcomes.
• You can accurately interpret, apply and enforce policies, procedures and legislation, and relay compliance-related information to others.

Problem-Solving Skills and Judgement:
• You have strong problem-solving skills to identify underlying issues, link issues with regulatory requirements and recommend appropriate corrective measures to address challenging situations.
• You can identify and take necessary, appropriate and timely action in response to complex and/or critical issues.
• You have judgement to evaluate and consider situational factors to make independent, timely decisions that align with policies, procedures and legislation.

Communication and Relationship Management Skills:
• You have oral communication and active listening skills to explain complex policies, procedures and techniques and to help ensure information is understood.
• You have written communication skills to accurately document information and prepare reports.
• You have experience developing and maintaining harmonious relationships, providing direction to diverse internal and external clients, and responding in an appropriate and professional manner.
• You can influence and persuade others to adopt a specific course of action.
• You have the ability to identify potential conflicts, facilitate open and constructive dialogue, and proactively address and diffuse potential issues.
• You use computer software applications (such as for Word Processing, spreadsheets, database and Network applications) to prepare letters, tables and reports, use electronic mail, and enter data or access information.

Concern for Quality and Standards:
• You have integrity to ensure your actions are consistent with organizational values, policies and codes of conduct.
• You are able to monitor and evaluate work quality and processes against policies, standards and regulations.

OPS commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility and anti-racism
We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy < https://www.ontario.ca/page/ontario-public-service-anti-racismpolicy > and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint < https://www.ontario.ca/page/ops-inclusiondiversity-blueprint > pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario’s Human Rights Code < http://www.ohrc.on.ca/en/ontario-human-rights-code >. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

Salary Range: $1,457.87 – $1,792.62 Per Week

Additional Information:
• 1 Permanent, 435 James St S, Thunder Bay, North Region
• 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 808 Robertson St, Kenora, North Region
• 1 Temporary, duration up to 18 months, 435 James St S, Thunder Bay, North Region

Please apply online, only, at www.ontario.ca/careers , quoting Job ID 182698, by Monday, July 4, 2022. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require a disability-related 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.

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Closing date: July 04, 2022

Works Department Water Supply Superintendent

Regional Municipality of Durham

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THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF DURHAM
Works Department Water Supply Superintendent
(Regular Full-Time)

Job ID: 16378
Job Number: 346

Open: Jun 06, 2022 Close: Jun 24, 2022

The Region of Durham is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion within its community and organization, and strongly welcomes and encourages applications from Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, women, persons who live with disabilities, people from 2SLGBTQI+ communities and people from diverse communities.

In accordance with the AODA Act, accommodation will be provided throughout the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities.

Water Supply Superintendent

This position is located at the Ajax Water Supply Plant.

Reporting to the Plant Operations Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the execution and direction of all operations and maintenance connected with Regional water supply plants, pumping stations, associated sites and service programs, and ensuring that facility operations are carried out in an environmentally responsible, safe, and cost- effective manner. This position is also responsible for ensuring legislative and regulatory compliance.

The duties include:
– Guide, direct and support employees to ensure that regulatory requirements are met; Plant Superintendents, as well as District Plant Supervisors, have the overall responsibility for the respective systems and are legally responsible for ensuring compliance with all regulatory and legal requirements
– Develop, support, and maintain quality control and quality assurance programs (Drinking Water Quality Management System) for water supply plants, pumping stations, and associated sites and services
– Review technological advancements and monitor and react to changes within the industry and the regulatory environment, enabling the Region to address the needs of the public efficiently and effectively
– Develop and control annual budgets and ten-year forecasts to support the existing programs and those programs envisioned to provide continued effective service including operating and capital budgets for the plant, pumping stations and associated sites and services
– Fully develop and utilize the human resource potential by assessing training needs, overseeing the co-ordination, planning and delivery of various training courses and programs to meet the regulatory requirements and enhance the effectiveness of the workforce
– Evaluate, prioritize, recommend, and execute repairs, upgrades and improvements to plant processes and equipment
– Communicate with regulatory officials and promote the Region’s interests to other levels of government, the public and other stakeholders
– Champion and support the Region’s culture of safety within the Plant Operations Division
– Work in accordance with the provisions of applicable health and safety legislation and all corporate/departmental policies and procedures related to occupational health and safety

The successful applicant must have:

– A post-secondary education diploma or degree in a related field
– A Class 4 Water Treatment Certificate
– A Class 3 Water Distribution and Supply Certificate
– Extensive experience in operations and maintenance of water treatment facilities and distribution facilities
– Knowledge and understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and associated regulations, Safe Drinking Water Act, Ontario Water Resources Act, Environmental Protection Act, Clean Water Act and all applicable regulations, Environmental Compliance Approvals, as well as Drinking Water Licence
– Knowledge of computerized operating and maintenance management systems, computer assisted and automated plant operations and various computer operating systems and software applications along with structured safety and environmental management programs
– Superior judgement, decision making, and labour relations skills gained through extensive supervisory experience in a unionized plant operations environment

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Job ID: 16378 – Water Supply Superintendent

– Strong leadership, interpersonal, team building, problem solving and conflict resolution skills
– Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as time management skills
– A valid Ontario Class G Driver’s Licence

Management & Exempt Salary Grade 8

– Salary: $114,453 to $143,066 per annum

Conditions of Employment

Proof of education, qualifications and any other job bona fide requirements will be required prior to start date.

In addition, all Region of Durham employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire in accordance with the Region’s Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination Policy.

External Application Process
Come find a home where exciting and rewarding careers are balanced with your lifestyle. We thank all applicants; however, only those being considered will be contacted. Please visit https://bit.ly/3Mv2H8d and apply online directly to Job ID#16378 no later than midnight (Eastern Standard Time) on the closing date indicated on the Job Posting.

The Region of Durham is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. If contacted for an employment opportunity and you require accommodation, or if this information is required in an accessible format, please contact us at: RecruitingHelp@durham.ca and a Recruiter will provide appropriate assistance pursuant to the Region’s Accommodation and Accessibility policies. Please note that resumes should not be sent to RecruitingHelp@durham.ca.

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