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Organization:    Ontario Clean Water Agency
Division:    Southwest Region
City:    Harrow
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    61504 - Environmental Officer 3
Salary:    $1,074.61 - $1,278.84 Per Week* (base with pay for certification: $1,078.24-$1,376
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    56765

The Ontario Clean Water Agency is an agency of the Province of Ontario, reporting to the Ministry of the Environment. As the largest provider of water and wastewater services in Canada, we manage over 800 facilities from small well systems and lagoons to large water and wastewater treatment facilities as well as water distribution and wastewater collection systems.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will implement programs to support environmental compliance, process control programs, and health and safety requirements for water and wastewater treatment processes within the Essex West hub.

How do I qualify?

• Class 3 certification in Water Treatment and Wastewater Treatment, Class 2 in Water Distribution, and Wastewater Collection.
• May consider lesser qualified candidates as underfill - minimum Operator-in-Training (OIT), as specified in O.Reg. 128/04 of the Safe Drinking Water Act and O.Reg. 129/04 of the Ontario Water Resources Act.
• Valid Class G driver's license.

• Extensive knowledge in environmental compliance and health and safety requirements
and excellent knowledge of the biology related to the water and wastewater treatment processes.
• Good knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other relevant regulatory and legislative acts, codes, policies, guidelines and procedures related to environmental compliance and the environmental impact of issues on the operation of the water and wastewater treatment systems.
• Good knowledge and understanding is required to apply impact of changes of legislated requirements on the programs and operational processes.
• Excellent knowledge of computers, operating programs and systems.

Skills and abilities include
• Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills to analyze data, monitor local performance against legal requirements and corporate goals, and resolve compliance issues.
• Evaluative skills to evaluate compliance and quality status of water and/or wastewater treatment facilities.
• Auditing and inspection skills to conduct internal audits, respond to findings, participate in inspections and make recommendations.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills to provide technical compliance advice to a
variety of staff and officials, prepare and present informational material and prepare analytical reports.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to work in a team environment and take initiative.

We Offer
• A defined benefit pension plan.
• Maternity and parental leave top-up benefits, which includes adoptive parents.
• Comprehensive Health Plan.
• Life and Disability insurance.
• Flexible learning and development opportunities.
• Opportunities for career advancement and specialization through a wide range of career fields within the Ontario Public Service.

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 405 Clitherow St, Harrow, West Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3.7
Category:   Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:   Thursday, August 29, 2013
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, September 13, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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