Backflow Prevention Coordinator
City of Vaughan
As one of Southern Ontario’s fastest growing cities, with its mix of urban and rural areas, Vaughan is an in-demand place to live and work. Vaughan is considered one of Canada’s most family friendly cities with a dynamic and diverse population of over 300,000. With one of the top performing economies, a growing tourism industry and an enviable portfolio of recreational and cultural venues, this is the place where you want to be.
Responsible for leading the City’s Backflow Prevention Program including the implementation and ongoing administration of the program, provide guidance on the installation/retrofitting on new and existing industrial, commercial, and institutional (ICI) and high-risk sites, and develop and update the backflow prevention by-law and associated forms. Reviews engineering drawings, site servicing plans and inspections, various reports as well as managing the backflow prevention database to ensure compliance with the City’s backflow prevention program. The Backflow Prevention Coordinator will engage ICI properties, businesses and high-risk sites, as well as promote public awareness about the backflow prevention program. Responsible to engage in regular surveillance with respect to compliance with the program and recommend measures to by-law enforcement and various stakeholders to ensure continual improvement.
Qualifications and experience:
- Community College Diploma (three year) in Civil Engineering Technology or suitable equivalent.
- Membership in the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologist (C.E.T.) is considered an asset.
- Minimum three (3) years related experience in engineering and public works operations, or suitable equivalent.
- Computer literate and proficient in MS Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel, GIS, Sharepoint. etc.
- Exceptional interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills; excellent oral and written communication skills on technical and non-technical matters, including effective report writing
- Comprehensive knowledge of relevant American Water Works Association (AWWA) Guidelines, Canadian Standards Association (CSA) B-64 Standards, Safe Drinking Water Act, environment legislations and Drinking Water Quality Management Systems (DWQMS).
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
- Possess an openness and flexibility in adapting new approaches and methodologies
- Ability to self-manage, and identify issues, challenges, and opportunities and propose solutions.
- Ability to deal courteously and effectively with the public, staff, members of council, consultants, and industry.
- Possess a valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license in good standing.
- Ability to work outside normal business hours as required and in accordance with the Collective Agreement.
In addition to offering a competitive compensation package, we have a strong focus on health and wellness, including fitness facilities and family-focused benefits.
If you are an energetic person who is interested in bringing your knowledge and passion to the City of Vaughan, please click here to apply online by Monday, February 12, 2018.
Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
The City of Vaughan is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The City of Vaughan is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.