Ontario Clean Water Agency


Found in: Neuvoo Bulk CA

The Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) believes in Our Communities, Our Environment and Our People. As a trusted partner to municipalities, First Nations communities, businesses, governments and institutions across Ontario, we provide our clients with total solutions in water and wastewater. We are dedicated to working closely with our clients to help them build healthy sustainable communities and organizations and provide safe and reliable drinking water to thousands of Ontarians each day.

Join our team as a water/wastewater professional with OCWA

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will plan, coordinate, administer and oversee operational and maintenance of distribution and collection system activities across the region, including compliance with operational agreements in accordance with all relevant legislation, acts and regulations. Provide team leadership to operational and maintenance staff.
Note : candidates can choose to work out of the following location in the Northwestern Region Red Rock, Nipigon, Schreiber, Terrace bay, Marathon, Manitouwadge or Hornepayne

How do I qualify?


• Must be able to be certified to the level of the area of operation: Class 1 Certification Water Distribution and Supply as well as Wastewater Collection Class 1. Valid Class G driver's license is also required. DZ licensing would be an asset
• Required to travel within the Region on a scheduled basis, and occasionally in emergency situations
• Must be available on after regular working hours in emergency situations
• Will obtain class 1 Certification in Water and Wastewater Treatment Operations


• Good technical knowledge of the theories, principles and practices related to hydrant maintenance, flushing, valve exercising, leak detection, report writing and the ability to schedule and complete such activities year over year in a vast area of operations
• Good technical knowledge of the theories, principles and practices related to sewage collection system operations, the cleaning of such systems utilizing heavy equipment, ability to perform CCTV evaluations and the ability to schedule and complete such activities year over year in a vast area of operations
• Thorough knowledge and understanding of environmental health and safety legislation, regulations, procedures and guidelines including the Safe Drinking Water Act, Environmental Protection Act, Ontario Water Resources Act, Regulations 180/03, 128/03 169/03, and 170/3, Occupational Health and Safety Act, National Fire Prevention Association Standards 291, Traffic Management Section 7 of the Highway Traffic Act as well as other statues to monitor program delivery and ensure compliance
• Demonstrated experience supervising staff to train, direct and assign required work activities
• Ability to complete documentation that ensures adherence to the applicable acts and regulations
• Ensure optimization of resources, staffing and financial, to effectively maintain the continuity of operations and maintenance services programs, as well assessing potential environmental impacts or health and safety concerns
• Actively participate OCWA's health and safety policies and philosophies, ensuring the safety and well-being of your coworkers

Interpersonal and Communication Skills

• Good interpersonal skills are required to effectively communicate with Agency staff, clients, other levels of government and the public

Other Essential Skills

• Good planning, financial and analytical skills to manage and plan multiple projects & assess project priorities
• Ability to optimize and implement changes to processes to improve overall operations

What's in it for you?

• Flexible learning and development opportunities
• Opportunities for career advancement and specialization with the largest provider of water and wastewater services in Ontario
• You will be eligible for additional pay for certification, should you be successful in completing and maintaining facility water/wastewater operator's licenses
• Work with the partner of choice for more communities than any other water and wastewater service organization in Ontario for over 25 years
• Work with an organization committed to innovation and advanced technology
• A defined benefit pension plan; Comprehensive Health Plan; Life and Disability Insurance
• Maternity and parental leave top-up benefits including for adoptive parents

Additional Information:

  • T-AQ-160690/21
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