Are you looking for a career dedicated to helping protect Ontario's valuable drinking water? We are seeking an energetic, conscientious individual with a strong science background, to perform specialized inspections of environmental laboratories.What can I expect to do in this role?• Conduct comprehensive inspections that assess the management, operations and administration of analytical laboratories performing environmental testing and regulated drinking water analysis• Provide technical expertise and advice on compliance• Enforce compliance using legal instruments• Prepare technical reports and orders• Discuss ongoing operating matters with laboratory authoritiesHow do I qualify?MandatoryYou have a valid Ontario class ‘G' driver's licenceEnvironmental and Legislation Knowledge• you have knowledge of the application of theories, principles and practices of environmental sciences and health risks• You understand the management and operations of laboratories to assess environmental laboratory functions such as microbiology, inorganic and organic chemistry• You have an in-depth understanding of internationally recognized standard quality practices to assess compliance• you can interpret and apply environmental legislation (i.e. Ontario Water Resources Act, Safe Drinking Water Act and Ontario Regulations), policies and guidelinesAnalytical, Problem Solving and Organizational Skills• You have well-developed analytical and problem solving skills to identify cause and source of problems and develop a course of action to resolve the issue• You can make decisions in crisis situations to de-escalate an issue as well as to determine the appropriate compliance or enforcement approach in any given situation• You can coordinate, organize, and plan your work activities effectivelyCommunication and Computer Skills• You can communicate in a clear manner in various scenarios (e.g. presentations, providing testimony in court) • You can develop a variety of written materials (e.g. letters, technical reports)• You can interact in a positive and effective manner with ministry committees, stakeholders, and staff• You have experience using computers and software such as word processing, presentation, and database applications
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