You’re the key to a community’s safe drinking water.
The Water & Wastewater Manager is responsible for ensuring the day-to-day regulatory requirements of our client’s water and wastewater control programs meet safety guidelines for treatment processes. The Water & Wastewater Manager is the Overall Responsible Operator (ORO) for the community. Overseeing Water Operations, Wastewater Operations, and Water/Wastewater Maintenance Operations, this position manages one direct report and six indirect reports.
If successful, your primary goal will be to:
We’re looking for someone who is an experienced ORO to oversee the water and wastewater maintenance systems within a Class 3 water plant. To accomplish this, our client is looking for someone to build their team and lead their organization to ensure they comply with legislation, regulations, company policy and public health and safety standards. If you have worked with a First Nations community before and have a solid understanding and experience working in water treatment, we want to hear from you!
Our Ideal Candidate will have:
Ontario Class 3 certification in Water Treatment (MUST)
Ontario Class 2 in Wastewater Treatment (MUST)
Ontario Class 1 Water Supply and Distribution (preferred)
Ontario Class 1 Collection (preferred)
(Preferred) a 3-year College Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology (or equivalent) and possesses a CET designation.
At least 5–7 years of progressive proven full-time maintenance experience
Extensive awareness and knowledge of water and wastewater treatment operations and processes related to water and wastewater treatment.
Comprehensive understanding of the Drinking Water Quality Management Standards
Proficient with Safe Drinking Water Act, Health and Safety, WSIB and other related legislation.
Excellent written skills in English with the capability to prepare written technical letters, reports, and procedures.
Working knowledge and practice of the operation and maintenance of First Nations drinking water and wastewater infrastructure; safety-related legislation/regulations/guidelines; First Nations and local government functions/responsibilities and equipment operations and maintenance procedures.
Our successful candidate will have intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and general knowledge of SCADA systems
Must be physically fit and willing and able to lift up to 18kg (40lbs)
Valid Class G Ontario driver’s license and a personal vehicle is a MUST
Advanced leadership and supervisory skills.
If you have experience working in or with the Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit) community , we’d love to hear about it, as this is an asset for the role.
Must be available outside of regular working hours for emergencies