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Wastewater Operations Manager

Niagara Region

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Serving a diverse urban and rural population of more than 430,000, Niagara Region is focused on building a strong and prosperous Niagara. Working collaboratively with 12 local area municipalities and numerous community partners, the Region delivers a range of high quality programs and services to support and advance the well-being of individuals, families and communities within its boundaries. Nestled between the great lakes of Erie and Ontario, the Niagara peninsula features some of Canada's most fertile agricultural land, the majesty of Niagara Falls and communities that are rich in both history and recreational and cultural opportunities. Niagara boasts dynamic modern cities, Canada's most developed wine industry, a temperate climate, extraordinary theatre, and some of Ontario's most breathtaking countryside. An international destination with easy access to its binational U.S. neighbour New York State, Niagara attracts over 14 million visitors annually, as well as a steady stream of new residents and businesses.

Water & Wastewater Services Division

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Associate Director, Wastewater Operations & Laboratory Services, the Manager is responsible for managing the daily operations of the area’s wastewater treatment plants and remote facilities, ensuring their efficient operation and compliance with all regulatory agencies as the Overall Responsible Operator (ORO).

Responsibilities:
  • Manages the assigned area, plants and systems, ensuring compliance with the Regulations, MOE Certificate of Approval, all applicable legislation and corporate policies and procedures.
  • Develops, manages, and administers annual and multi-year Capital and Operating budgets for the operating unit
  • Manages people resource planning for the operating unit
  • Identifies opportunities for improving operations and services delivered, ensuring alignment with division priorities, and developing and presenting recommendations.
  • Maintains relationships with other local area municipalities, other government agencies, residents, manufacturers and suppliers of operating and maintenance materials and services.
Qualifications:
  • Post-secondary 3-year diploma or degree leading to engineering technologist certificate or equivalent
  • Must possess and maintain MOE Wastewater Treatment Level 4 licence (a holder of a lower class licence will be required to obtain a Class IV within 6 months of accepting the position).
  • 10 years’ experience in the operation and/or maintenance of wastewater treatment plants and systems with 5 years in a supervisory capacity
To Apply:

To view the full job advertisement and requirements, and to apply, visit Wastewater Operations Manager (JO 17902) on our Careers page. Applications are being accepted up to 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, February 28, 2017.


Wastewater Operations Manager Niagara Region Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-02-28
Date Posted: 2017-02-16
Province: Ontario
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