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Senior Project Manager – Water & Wastewater Planning

City of Hamilton

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Senior Project Manager – Water & Wastewater Planning

City of Hamilton


Permanent, full-time leadership opportunity with Hamilton Water in Hamilton, ON
Are you a qualified professional – such as a Professional Engineer or Certified Engineering Technologist – with related municipal experience? Is it time to take the next step in your successful career? If so, seize this opportunity to maintain and optimize the City of Hamilton’s water and wastewater infrastructure.
Reporting to the Manager of the Water/Wastewater Systems Planning (WWWSP) Section, and leading staff within a business unit, you’ll facilitate a team environment focused on the operation and optimization of existing systems support, long-range planning/system design and engineering expertise related to Hamilton’s water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure, with an emphasis on stormwater systems. As a Senior Project Manager, Water & Wastewater Planning, you’ll also be expected to provide input into the City’s Water/Wastewater Master Plan activities, to ensure the Plan is accurate and delivered in accordance with both City and Provincial guidelines.
A key aspect of this role will involve reviewing in a timely manner, and commenting on, development applications received by the City, to ensure that the City’s urban water, wastewater and stormwater systems are adequately sized to service the proposed developments. Furthermore, you’ll report to senior leadership on the Section’s performance with respect to meeting or exceeding development application review timelines.
With a proven record of technical competence, customer focus, and staff delegation and empowerment, you’re fully prepared to aid in preparing sectional reports identifying how the operation performed against established benchmarks related to services, financial, administration and staff performance. An excellent communicator, conversant with municipal planning as it relates to stormwater services, you’ll investigate, recommend and document new procedures and/or policy for improving the Section’s technical performance.
Your qualifications as a Senior Project Manager – Water & Wastewater Planning include:
• Extensive demonstrated knowledge of the practices and theories of Civil Engineering and/or Environmental Science normally acquired by obtaining a degree or diploma in a related field with progressive work experience.
• Membership with Professional Engineers Ontario or the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists, preferred.
• Extensive demonstrated knowledge in the areas of municipal stormwater infrastructure planning, systems design, and engineering, including knowledge of conveyance, plant processes, outstation design, linear system and process hydraulics for stormwater collection and management.
• Demonstrated knowledge of the Clean Water Act, the Safe Drinking Water Act and the Ontario Water Resources Act.
• Knowledge of the Nutrient Management Act, an asset.
• A thorough understanding of municipal planning principles as they pertain to stormwater services.
• Proven knowledge of the environmental assessment process gained through extensive practical experience, including multiple bottom-line evaluations, including typically economic, social and environmental criteria.
• Previous extensive project management experience in a stormwater environment, including the application of project management tools and best practices as endorsed by the Project Management Institute (PMI) or equivalent.
• Experience in designing and delivering customer-focused programs and services.
• Effective communication skills, both oral and written, honed through practical experience.
• Highly developed ability to articulate a vision to lead and inspire others.
• Highly effective leadership, facilitation, communication, presentation, interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Leadership experience in guiding and developing staff, and managing staff performance when required.
• Demonstrated ability to effectively manage/inspire/lead a multi-disciplinary staff in a results-oriented and predominantly unionized environment.
• 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.
• Demonstrated knowledge of dynamic computer hydraulic modelling and associated software, including model development, calibration, operations and governance.
• Demonstrated knowledge of the Health and Safety Act and applicable regulations as it relates to the position.
• A valid Class “G” Driver’s Licence and ability to provide a vehicle for use on the job.
• Experience in investigating, recommending and documenting new/updated policy/procedures for improving the Section’s technical performance following Quality Management System (QMS) theory/environments.
• A demonstrated record of technical competence, customer focus, and staff delegation and empowerment.
• A high level of personal integrity and skill as an excellent communicator.
This permanent, full-time position offers a wage range of $55.667 to $65.107 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 this position as a Sr. Project Manager – Water & Wastewater Planning, JOB ID #17234, and to apply online, by Wednesday, May 19, 2021.
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.

General Manager, Operations Services

City of Moncton

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Job Title: General Manager, Operations Services
Location: Moncton, New Brunswick
The City of Moncton prides itself on being a welcoming community and one of the best places in Canada to work and play. A diverse business environment, with growing multicultural roots, Moncton is committed to bilingualism and providing the best quality of life for its residents. The City of Moncton is now in search of a General Manager, Operations Services, to continue to support the community and all it has to offer.

As the General Manager, Operations Services, reporting to the City Manager, you will oversee the Public Works, Facilities, Water and Wastewater, and Parks departments for the City of Moncton. This service area was created in August 2020 and includes more than 200 employees that provide visible services across the City. As a key member of the City’s leadership team, you will coordinate annual budgets, oversee operational efficiencies and resources, and look to provide advice and recommendations on service delivery. In striving to deliver excellent client service, you will work to align operations functions with the city’s strategic plan. Leading the operation, maintenance and administration of public infrastructure, you will foster a safe work environment and look to provide the best services for residents and visitors of the City of Moncton.

As the successful candidate, you are a leader who is passionate about providing exceptional service to the public. You understand the importance of municipal work and are able to offer your guidance on opportunities and efficiencies to a wide variety of audiences. With at least 10 years of experience in operations management and administration, you have held senior roles leading and managing the performance of employees in a variety of settings and have developed the skills necessary to excel in a municipal environment. Having worked with a large and diverse workforce, you understand the importance of clear and consistent communication as you unify your team towards a common goal. As a leader who finds joy in bringing people together, you will have the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders. Bilingualism would be an asset.

In this role you will have the ability to make a direct impact on those who live in and visit the City of Moncton. It is an exciting time to be in Moncton, with its growing economy (one of the fastest growing regions in the country) and central location, you are never far from great entertainment, recreation, and immersive cultural experiences. This is an excellent opportunity to enhance the quality of life for all citizens and participate in continuing to make the City of Moncton a city that inspires.

To express interest in this opportunity please apply online through https://meridiarecruitment.ca/Career/14565.

For more information contact Katherine Risley, Partner, at 902-424-1120 and krisley@kbrs.ca or Jessica Severeyns, Recruitment Specialist at 902-421-1310 and jsevereyns@kbrs.ca, or please apply online by clicking the “Apply Now” button below. If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let Katherine or Jessica know.

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Water Quality Specialist

Region of Waterloo

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Region of  Waterloo

Water Quality Specialist

Permanent, full-time position
If your knowledge of water chemistry, water treatment, municipal water supply systems, and water quality assessments is supported by related technical experience, join the Region of Waterloo in this opportunity to play a key role in ensuring water quality throughout Waterloo Region.
As a Water Quality Specialist within our Water Services Division, you will act as operator-in-charge (OIC) to ensure the Regional water supply and distribution system are operated and maintained in compliance with legislation and operating procedures. This will include co-developing, implementing and monitoring the water quality monitoring and testing program, implementing and monitoring the environmental management system, as well as coordinating Ministry inspections and liaising with same on orders and correspondence requests. Committed to continuous improvement, you will also monitor the effectiveness of groundwater and surface water treatment plants, and participate in treatment plant optimization and water quality research studies.
This position will involve participating in an official standby/on-call rotation to respond to legislated or time-sensitive demands beyond regularly scheduled work hours.

To assume the role of Water Quality Specialist, you will have the following profile:
• Knowledge and experience in water chemistry, water treatment, municipal water supply systems, and water quality assessments, normally acquired through a 3-year college diploma in water chemistry or a related field, plus progressively responsible related technical experience.
• Possession of, or eligibility for, Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technologists and Technicians (OACETT) Technologist-level certification; Ministry Water Distribution & Supply Level IV certification; and Ministry Water Treatment Operator Level IV certification.
• Knowledge of, and ability to comply with, policies and procedures; Federal and Provincial drinking water objectives and standards, Water Works Association, design and operating standards, surface and groundwater chemistry, permits to take water, legislation (e.g., health and safety, safe drinking water, water treatment, building and electrical codes), municipal by-laws, and collective agreements.
• Ability to design water sampling and testing programs.
• Communication, human relations, and continuous improvement skills to coordinate testing programs; interpret and explain data; provide technical supervision and training to staff; resolve public water quality concerns; present during staff training; conduct public tours of water treatment facilities; and participate as an effective team member.
• Ability to write technical reports on water quality programs/issues; and read water resource periodicals.
• Computer skills, with the ability to use software such as Microsoft Office, water treatment software, and database and spreadsheet applications.
• A valid Class G driver’s licence (or G2 with 3 years of driving experience) and an acceptable driving record to operate Regional vehicles.
• Ability to travel within Waterloo Region.
• Ability to participate in an official standby/on-call rotation to respond to legislated or time-sensitive demands beyond regularly scheduled work hours.
• Ability to support and demonstrate the Region’s values.
Serving, engaging and inspiring current and future generations
Committed to fostering opportunities for current and future generations, the Region of Waterloo is an
inclusive, thriving and sustainable region of connected rural and urban communities with global reach. Our mission is to serve, engage and inspire, by delivering quality services to a diverse population of 560,000+, while creating a healthy, collaborative environment of learning, respect and innovation. This is a place where employees are valued and recognized for their talents and contributions to our success.
In addition to offering a competitive compensation package, we have a strong focus on health and wellness, including fitness facilities and family-focused benefits.
Please visit our website, at www.regionofwaterloo.ca, for a detailed description of this position as Water Quality Specialist (competition #2021-1488), and to apply online before 11:59 p.m., Friday, May 30, 2021.
We are committed to diversity and inclusion, and thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview. We will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the hiring process.

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