Supervisor, Water (Full-Time)
Reporting to the Manager, Environmental Services, the Supervisor, Water is responsible for the management, operation and maintenance of the Town’s drinking water infrastructure including the Water Treatment Plant, pumping stations, reservoirs and watermains in accordance with Ministry of Environment Conservation and Parks (MECP) Regulations and Town policies. The Supervisor also oversees the water meter program, as well as coordinates responses to customer enquiries. The position has supervisory responsibility of daily operations, development of unit policies and programs, compliance with health and safety practices, budget management and staffing matters related to the operators, including development. The Supervisor assists in budget development and is involved in proactive and innovative expansions and modifications to facilities. The position liaises with the Compliance Officer on operational objectives, and with other divisions and departments on corporate initiatives. The main duties and responsibilities for this position are in the areas of water administration functions, supervision of physical facilities and equipment, and customer service.
Experience and Qualifications:
- Diploma in engineering, water resources or related discipline.
- Water Treatment Class 2 and Water Distribution Class 2, or Certified Engineering Technician designation.
- Two (2) years of related experience in a supervisory capacity and thorough working knowledge in drinking water operating systems, preferably in a municipal environment. Demonstrated success in leading cohesive and motivated teams to meet corporate goals, objectives and initiatives. Experience in unionized environments an asset.
- Thorough working knowledge of the applicable Acts/legislation/regulations, in particular the MECP Regulations, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Ontario Electrical Safety Code, and the Town Policy Manual.
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as legislative acts, equipment specifications, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to analyze complex situations and data to determine potential problems, provide both umbrella and detailed planning and corrective actions, recognize strengths and weaknesses in staff to mitigate potential problems and be proactive. Ability to provide detailed and comprehensive guidance and training in the use of approved practices and procedures.
- Excellent administrative, communication, interpersonal, organizational, time management, project management, supervisor/leadership, and public relations skills, together with the ability to use tact and discretion and to deal courteously and effectively with the public and fellow staff members.
- Ability to multi-task, cope with interruptions and work under pressure to meet multiple deadlines, exercise discretion and good judgment. Possess high level of initiative and personal integrity.
- Physically capable of performing the required functions of the position and wearing the applicable personal protective equipment.
- Working knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office applications and office equipment.
- Valid Class “G” driver’s license and current Driver’s Abstract with results satisfactory to the Employer. Ability and willingness to travel within the community as required.
- Possess a current Criminal Record & Judicial Matters Check (Level 2) with results satisfactory to the employer, and a valid standard first aid & CPR/AED Level C certification.