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OPERATIONAL AND MAINTENANCE TEAM LEAD

Organization:
Ontario Clean Water Agency
Division:
Operations, Northwestern Region, Ontario
City:
Emo
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
95504 - Operational (BU) OST 15
Salary:
$1,063.39 - $1,318.80 Per Week* (plus pay for water/wastewater certification)
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
158222
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 activities, including compliance with operational agreements in accordance with all relevant legislation, acts and regulations.
Provide team leadership to operational and maintenance staff.

Position location in cities west of Thunder Bay may be considered.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory

• Class 3 certification in Water Treatment and Class 1 certification Wastewater Treatment
• May consider lesser qualified candidates as underfill - minimum Class 2 licensing (water) and Class 1 (wastewater)as specified in O.Reg. 128/04 of the Safe Drinking Water Act and O.Reg. 129/04 of the Ontario Water Resources Act.
• Ability to obtain the highest certification level of the hub within a prescribed timeframe
• Valid Class G driver's license.
• Must be available to be on-call after regular working hours.
• Required to travel within the Region (west of Thunder Bay) as required
• Ability to respond to alarms within a reasonable amount of time

Knowledge

• Good technical knowledge of the theories, principles and practices related to the operation, maintenance and administration of water processes and related equipment.
• 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.
• Working knowledge and experience with the Drinking Water Quality Management System
• Demonstrated experience supervising staff to train, direct and assign 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 facilities 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:

Address:
  • 1 Permanent, 72 Front St, Emo, North Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
4
Category:
Environment
Posted on:
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Note:
  • T-AQ-158222/20(2)

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