Distribution and Collection Operator A (Lead Hand)

Posting # 1881

Title:  Distribution and Collection Operator A (Lead Hand)

Section: Distribution and Collection
Division: Linear Infrastructure Services
Department: Growth and Infrastructure
Initial Reporting Location: Frobisher Depot

Job Status: Limited Position
Estimated Probable Duration: Up to seven (7) months – may be extended
Number of Vacancies: 1
Affiliation: Outside Unit
Hours of Work:80 hours bi-weekly
Shift Work Required: Yes – Shift work may be required
Rate of Pay: $31.81 to $35.97 per hour

The start date will follow the selection process.

A criminal record check  is required for this position and will be requested by the Hiring Manager should you be the candidate of choice. Please do not submit your criminal record check with your application.

Characteristic Duties: Under the supervision of a Foreperson.

  1. Act as Operator-In-Charge and assume responsibility for the operation and maintenance of CGS’s distribution and collection system facilities and infrastructure.
  2. Responsible for conducting investigations concerning immediate problems and complaints in any phase of CGS’s water/wastewater operations as directed.
  3. Make immediate repairs or adjustments when qualified to do so, or report to or acquire action by qualified personnel to rectify the situation.
  4. Complete logbook entries and comprehensive reports on all investigations.
  5. Responsible for overseeing the activities of a crew engaged in minor construction and maintenance projects.
  6. Required to do light work along with overseeing the crew.
  7. Collect samples, perform routine lab tests and document results.
  8. Direct and instruct other operators and/or train junior employees in the safe and efficient operation of water/wastewater systems and facilities.
  9. Develop and maintain a thorough working knowledge of CGS’s Safety Manual and the applicable Provincial Legislation listed therein.
  10. Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications

  • Successful completion of Secondary School (Grade XII) Education.
  • Applicants must possess and maintain, at a minimum, Water Distribution Level I certification and Waste Water Collection Level 1 certification.  This is a provincially legislated requirement.
  • Higher levels of certification considered a definite asset.
  • Must have a minimum of two (2) years experience in water/wastewater operations.
  • Able to effectively complete M.M.M.S. Crew Cards.
  • Prepare reports and exercise good judgement in dealing with emergency conditions and with the general public.
  • Able to communicate effectively with mobile radio equipment.
  • Must be able to read and interpret key plans such as as-built drawings, standard plans and specifications and associated equipment operating manuals.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills in dealing with the public, staff and outside agencies in a courteous and effective manner.
  • Complete knowledge of streets and roads within CGS.
  • Excellent use of English; verbally and in writing.
  • Satisfactory health, attendance and former employment history.
  • May require the use of a CGS vehicle on CGS business.  Must be physically capable of operating a vehicle safely, possess a valid driver’s licence, and have an acceptable driving record.
  • Must provide, at own cost, a Criminal Record Check.

Interested applicants who have questions regarding certification are encouraged to visit the OWWCO website at www.owwco.ca.

This job is also being posted as a development opportunity. Should there be no fully qualified candidate for this position, a candidate who can be expected to meet the required qualifications within a reasonable period of time may be considered for this position as a development opportunity.

Development opportunity rate of pay: $30.22 to $34.17 per hour. The successful candidate will be paid at the reduced rate until the minimum qualifications have been met.

How to Apply:

If you are viewing this job posting through a website other than the City of Greater Sudbury’s, please visit GreaterSudbury.ca/Jobs to apply online.

We must receive your resume before 11:59 p.m. on the Friday, March 8, 2024. For those providing a French language resume, please also include an English version.

  1. Click on the Apply for Job button.
  2. Follow the step by step application process.
  3. Ensure you attached a cover letter and resume. Acceptable file types are:
    • .doc
    • .docx
    • .txt
    • .pdf
    • .rtf
  4. Once completed, review your application and click on the Submit button.
  5. Upon submission of your application, you will get a confirmation on the screen that your application has been successfully submitted. You will also receive an e-mail confirmation to the e-mail address on your profile.

All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted, and you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process you must advise the Hiring Manager.

Live outside Canada or new to Canada?
The City of Greater Sudbury is dedicated to maintaining a fair, inclusive, and equitable work environment and our City welcomes qualified applicants from anywhere. To learn more about working in Canada, visit this webpage: Applicants Living Outside of Canada (greatersudbury.ca).

Contact Us:
For technical difficulties, issues, questions or accommodations with an application made online email myJOBS@greatersudbury.ca.

Financial Analyst, Financial Planning

Financial Analyst, Financial Planning

Reference #J0224-0008
Financial Services
Non-Union, Regular Full-Time
$74,820 – $93,511 per year
35 hours per week
Closing Date: March 18, 2024


Opening Statement

We acknowledge that the City of Kingston is situated on traditional Anishinabek (Ah- nish-in-ah-bay), Haudenosaunee (Ho-den-o-show-nee) and Huron-Wendat (huron-wen·dat) territory and is the home of many Indigenous peoples. We are grateful to reside and work on this land.

Kingston is a smart, livable city in the heart of eastern Ontario. Its stable and diversified economy includes global corporations, innovative start-ups and all levels of government. Kingstonians enjoy a high quality of life with access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.

We take our core values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Pride seriously and apply these standards to everything we do. We foster a working environment that reflects our community’s diversity and respects people’s dignity, ideas and beliefs. The City of Kingston views diversity as its strength and encourages people from all backgrounds, including but not limited to women, racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, Persons with Disabilities and persons who identify as members *2SLGBTQIA+ communities, to apply.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Manager, Financial Planning, the Financial Analyst is responsible for providing financial support and guidance to the City’s many departments and utility operations, including preparation, validation, analysis and review of financial information and systems. In addition, this role will ensure the integrity, reliability, timeliness and accuracy of financial data, reporting, and analyses.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Long-term financial planning and forecasting – financial analysis, monitoring and forecasting, specific tasks in the preparation of the annual operating and capital budgets, management, and departmental reporting
  • Encourage the corporate use of available financial information and strive to continuously improve upon the information and processes available to support the departments and the corporation as a whole
  • Assist in maintaining the integrity of information in the financial systems and ensuring adherence to financial controls
  • Develops policies and procedures that encompass sound business and financial processes and internal controls including process reviews and business process analysis
  • Assist in other special projects and assignments as a financial resource and represent the department on task forces, work groups, committees, and projects, as assigned

Qualifications, Competencies

  • 3-year diploma or 4-year degree in Finance, Business Administration, or a related field of study
  • Professional Accounting Designation (CPA, CA, CGA, CMA) *Consideration may be given to applicants who are eligible to complete the CFE examination and apply for designation within one year*
  • 2-3 years of progressively responsible experience in accounting, financial analysis, and budgets
  • Municipal and utility accounting experience, including a working knowledge of relevant legislation and municipal policy is an asset
  • Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Public Sector Accounting Standards (PSAB) preferred
  • Must demonstrate corporate competencies: Customer Focus, Results Orientation, Integrity, and Teamwork

Skills, Abilities, Work Demands

  • Intermediate skill level in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong customer service skills, including the ability to establish good working relationships with a variety of internal and external clients and the public
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present data and ideas in a logical and professional manner for internal and external decision makers
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment, with multiple projects/tasks concurrently, with priorities often shifting
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking and problem-solving abilities in order to analyze data, identify problems and recommend solutions
  • Must obtain and maintain a satisfactory CPIC (Criminal Record Check)

Closing Statement

Please apply to Career Opportunities at: CityofKingston.ca/Careers

Please inform us of any accommodations we need to make to ensure a barrier-free recruitment experience. Accommodations are available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC)and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) at any stage in the recruitment process. We’re happy to provide more information if you email us at HRCity@cityofkingston.ca.

Your resumé must demonstrate how you meet position requirements. Please upload to your profile any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position. We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Please ensure to check any spam or junk folders for any emails coming from a City of Kingston account.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Manager, Accounting Services

Manager, Accounting Services

Reference #J0224-0124
Financial Services
Non-Union, Regular Full-Time
$100,666 – $125,823 per year
35 hours per week
Closing Date: March 19, 2024


Opening Statement

We acknowledge that the City of Kingston is situated on traditional Anishinabek (Ah- nish-in-ah-bay), Haudenosaunee (Ho-den-o-show-nee) and Huron-Wendat (huron-wen·dat) territory and is the home of many Indigenous peoples. We are grateful to reside and work on this land.

Kingston is a smart, livable city in the heart of eastern Ontario. Its stable and diversified economy includes global corporations, innovative start-ups and all levels of government. Kingstonians enjoy a high quality of life with access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.

We take our core values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Pride seriously and apply these standards to everything we do. We foster a working environment that reflects our community’s diversity and respects people’s dignity, ideas and beliefs. The City of Kingston views diversity as its strength and encourages people from all backgrounds, including but not limited to women, racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, Persons with Disabilities and persons who identify as members *2SLGBTQIA+ communities, to apply.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Director, Financial Services, the Manager, Accounting Services, provides leadership and accountability in financial management and ensures internal controls are operating effectively. This position will oversee corporate accounting operations and transaction processing, including general accounting, accounts receivable and accounts payable, and will provide general accounting advice to the organization.

The Manager, Accounting Services will be responsible for optimizing corporate financial processes and for the administration of the city’s financial management system. This position also leads the corporate financial technical support team in implementing and integrating financial technologies to support the business activities of the corporation.

The Manager supports the department’s strategic planning, budget development, workforce planning, and staff development and collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to build working relationships that are mutually beneficial.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure the integrity of the accounting and financial reporting of the corporation to be in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB) standards and other legislative requirements:
        • Develop and implement comprehensive accounting and financial reporting practices, policies and processes that include strong internal controls
        • Ensure a disciplined accounting closing and reporting process for timely and accurate internal and external financial reporting on an established timeframe
        • Ensure accuracy of financial records to be relied upon by staff in the preparation of financial analyses, through reconciliations of recorded balances, activity analyses and established review procedures
        • Ensure proper design, operation, and maintenance of the general ledger, including department assignments, system access, and segregation of duties
        • Oversee accounting functions including banking administration, external financial institutional relationships, and internal financial controls
        • Responsible for administration of the corporate financial management system including budget and resource planning, system upgrades and investment
  • Support the strategic direction and implementation of financial technology projects, providing finance expertise for system assessments, upgrades security reviews, and system enhancements:
        • Recommend and assist in facilitation of effective processes for ancillary financial accounting systems that will integrate with financial management system
  • Develop corporate financial policies and procedures:
        • Provide innovative changes to departmental and corporate processes that leverage technology, continuous improvement and excellence with the outcome of creating efficiency, creating capacity, and delivering budget savings
        • Facilitate the implementation and regular review of business processes for effective controls and efficiencies
        • Provide business decision support to customers
  • Responsible for regular and ad hoc reporting to internal and external audiences:
        • Support year-end audit preparation including preparation of year-end financial statements and other external reporting requirements
        • Develop and review reports (Council reports and internal memos) and deliver presentations internally and to council and committees as required
        • Attend Council meetings and provide support to the City’s committees as required
        • Responsible to ensure effective staffing for the division through recruitment, selection and training processes and provide direct supervision, mentoring and development to staff
  • Other duties as assigned:
        • Assist the Director, Financial Services with various special projects as required. In absence of Treasurer or Deputy Treasurer perform those duties where necessary

Qualifications, Competencies

  • 3 year diploma in Business or a related field
  • University degree in Finance, Business or a related field an asset
  • 5 years of leadership experience in a variety of accounting, and financial management areas (preferably in a unionized environment)
  • Experience with financial management systems experience (including testing, system integration, business process development and system implementation) an asset
  • Professional accounting designation (CPA)
  • Must demonstrate corporate competencies: Customer-Focus, Results Orientation, Integrity, and Teamwork

Skills, Abilities, Work Demands

  • Ability to anticipate, understand and respond to the needs of internal and external customers
  • Ability to liaise with and build relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Highly developed analytical and research skills with the ability to formulate solutions to complex issues
  • Ability to think strategically and deliver results
  • Ability to manage financial, human and physical resources
  • Ability to evaluate the effectiveness of decisions and the application of control and management processes
  • Strong leadership and team building skills, with the ability to prioritize, mentor and manage a team
  • Ability to lead and motivate staff and provide guidance on strategic, operational and technical matters
  • Required to obtain and maintain a satisfactory criminal record check

Closing Statement

Please apply to Career Opportunities at: CityofKingston.ca/Careers

Please inform us of any accommodations we need to make to ensure a barrier-free recruitment experience. Accommodations are available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC)and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) at any stage in the recruitment process. We’re happy to provide more information if you email us at HRCity@cityofkingston.ca.

Your resumé must demonstrate how you meet position requirements. Please upload to your profile any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position. We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Please ensure to check any spam or junk folders for any emails coming from a City of Kingston account.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Development Officer – Land Planning

Development Officer – Land Planning

Permanent Full time, Pay level 4 $59,856.00 – $75,336.00

The County of Annapolis is currently seeking a Development Officer – Land Planning to join our team! This is an opportunity to work amongst the breathtaking natural beauty of the Bay of Fundy shoreline and the lush Annapolis River, where you will be captivated by coastal communities, towns, villages, historic properties and stunning parks that are the pride of our county. Annapolis County is an ideal location to live, work and play.

Development Officer shall be responsible for assisting the Manager of Planning with reviewing and processing development permit applications, reviewing assigned subdivision applications, receiving and following up on public questions and concerns, conducting research and completing reports, reviewing zoning conformation letter requests,  carrying out field inspections with Land Use Bylaw compliance, assists with Planning Area Advisory Committee meetings, prepares information brochures, infographics, and other educational products, and responds to telephone calls, emails, letters, faxes, and other communications. This job description is a general outline of duties and responsibilities and is not meant to limit the employee’s initiative to expand or increase their work output subject to approval by their supervisor.

Qualifications:

Candidates for this position must possess as a minimum, an undergraduate degree in land use planning, or related field.  Candidates must be eligible for membership in the Nova Scotia Municipal Development Officers Association.  A working knowledge of map reading and GIS software is considered an asset.

Ideally, the candidate must have a minimum of two (2) years experience working in a municipal or provincial planning setting where the focus has been on interpreting planning rules and regulations and provincial legislation, with preference given to those whose experience is directly or indirectly working with a municipal government organization, or a combination of formal experience and lived experiences.

Due to the nature of this position, the employee must have exceptional reading and report writing skills, as well as comfort and enjoyment with facilitating and presenting public presentations and information sessions to people of all education and interest levels, be adept dealing with difficult people and be able to discuss complex matters in simple terms tactfully and respectfully, be fluent with Microsoft Office, and comfortable working in a fast-paced work environment, often under public pressure. This position will occasionally require work outside of normal office hours including evenings.

To view the complete job description, visit:

Municipality of the County of Annapolis – Employment (annapoliscounty.ca)

How to apply:

This employment competition will remain open until the position is filled

Camilo Lopera, Human Resources Coordinator
(902) 532-0890

Send your resume with cover letter to:
employment@annapoliscounty.ca

Municipality of the County of Annapolis
752 St. George St, PO Box 100
Annapolis Royal, NS  B0S 1A0

Applications will not be accepted via Social Media (Facebook)
The County of Annapolis thanks all those for applying but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Capital Projects Coordinator, Engineering Services

Capital Projects Coordinator, Engineering Services

Reference #J0224-0261
Engineering Services
CUPE, Regular Full-Time
$41.20 – $45.64 per hour
35 hours per week
Closing Date: March 12, 2024

Opening Statement

We acknowledge that the City of Kingston is situated on traditional Anishinabek (Ah- nish-in-ah-bay), Haudenosaunee (Ho-den-o-show-nee) and Huron-Wendat (huron-wen·dat) territory and is the home of many Indigenous peoples. We are grateful to reside and work on this land.

Kingston is a smart, livable city in the heart of eastern Ontario. Its stable and diversified economy includes global corporations, innovative start-ups and all levels of government. Kingstonians enjoy a high quality of life with access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.

We take our core values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Pride seriously and apply these standards to everything we do. We foster a working environment that reflects our community’s diversity and respects people’s dignity, ideas and beliefs. The City of Kingston views diversity as its strength and encourages people from all backgrounds, including but not limited to women, racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, Persons with Disabilities and persons who identify as members *2SLGBTQIA+ communities, to apply.

Position Summary

** The rates of pay for this position are based on the 2023 rates of pay and are currently covered under a Market Adjustment in accordance with the Collective Agreement **

Reporting to the Construction Supervisor, the Capital Projects Coordinator is responsible for providing technical expertise in the coordination and contract administration of multiple capital projects within engineering services. This position will work with multiple city departments, to support and coordinate projects, provide construction schedule updates, inspect, and monitor projects, prepare reports, and provide administration duties as required.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in the support, planning, coordination, and implementation of capital projects within Engineering Services
  • Coordinate the preparation of construction drawings, specifications, and tender documents for various capital projects
  • Establish project schedules and required human and financial resources
  • Track and monitor project activities; conduct contract administration tasks to support projects, prepare progress payments and provide cost and schedule control analysis
  • Facilitate the application for permits required from various regulatory agencies
  • Work collaboratively with other City departments and external agencies
  • Prepare progress reports for senior management. Assist in the preparation of reports to Council
  • Assist with public relations efforts and provide written and verbal responses to relevant enquiries for supervisor(s)
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Competencies

  • 3 year diploma in in civil engineering technology or equivalent
  • 4 years’ experience in engineering in the delivery of OPSS and CCDC construction projects
  • Experience with Builterra software is considered an asset
  • Experience administrating CCDC and OPSS contracts is considered and asset
  • Experience successfully coordinating or administrating capital parkland, shoreline and road construction projects is considered an asset
  • Must demonstrate corporate competencies: Customer-Focus, Results Orientation, Integrity, and Teamwork

Skills, Abilities, Work Demands

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and maintain multiple project schedules and deadlines
  • Ability to prepare reports, project correspondence, project specifications and request for proposals
  • Well-developed communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to negotiate with internal staff, outside agencies, consultants, and the general public
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs and familiar with other relevant computer applications including GIS and AutoCAD
  • Must possess and maintain a valid class “G” licence with a satisfactory driver’s abstract.
  • Must obtain and maintain a satisfactory criminal record check

Closing Statement

Please apply to Career Opportunities at: CityofKingston.ca/Careers

Please inform us of any accommodations we need to make to ensure a barrier-free recruitment experience. Accommodations are available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC)and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) at any stage in the recruitment process. We’re happy to provide more information if you email us at HRCity@cityofkingston.ca.

Your resumé must demonstrate how you meet position requirements. Please upload to your profile any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position. We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Please ensure to check any spam or junk folders for any emails coming from a City of Kingston account.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Distribution and Collection Operator B (2 positions)

Posting # 1836

Title:  Distribution and Collection Operator B

Section: Distribution and Collection
Division: Linear Infrastructure Services
Department: Growth and Infrastructure
Initial Reporting Location: Frobisher

Job Status: Permanent positions
Number of Vacancies: 2
Affiliation: Outside Unit
Hours of Work: 80 hours bi-weekly
Shift Work Required: Yes, shift work may be required
Rate of Pay: $29.04 to $33.18 per hour

The start date will follow the selection process.

Characteristic Duties: Under the supervision of a Distribution and Collection Foreperson.

  1. Perform all operational and maintenance functions necessary for the safe and efficient service to consumers of distribution and collection facilities.
  2. Carry out hydrant inspections in an assigned area and ascertain whether the hydrants are in operable condition.
  3. Report immediately to the Distribution and Collection Foreperson any defective or inoperable hydrants.
  4. Layout, fit, assemble, install and maintain piping systems, fixtures and equipment for water and sewer installation.
  5. Perform preventative and corrective repairs to distribution and collective facilities.
  6. Collect samples and perform routine lab tests as directed.
  7. Develop and maintain a thorough working knowledge of CGS’s Safety Manual and the applicable Provincial Legislation listed therein.
  8. Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of Secondary School (Grade XII) Education.
  • Must be certified as an Operator In Training, and willing and able to complete certification as Water Distribution Level 1 and Wastewater Collection Level 1 within eighteen (18) months.
  • Successful applicants will be required to obtain and maintain certification in good standing.
  • Must have a minimum of two (2) years experience in water/wastewater operations.
  • Able to effectively complete M.M.M.S. Crew Cards.
  • Prepare reports and exercise good judgement in dealing with emergency conditions and with the general public.
  • Able to communicate effectively with mobile radio equipment.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills in dealing with the public, staff and outside agencies in a courteous and effective manner.
  • Complete knowledge of CGS’s distribution and collection facilities.
  • Excellent use of English; verbally and in writing.
  • Satisfactory health, attendance and former employment history.
  • May require the use of a CGS vehicle on CGS business.  Must be physically capable of operating a vehicle safely, possess a valid driver’s licence, and have an acceptable driving record.

Interested applicants who have questions regarding certification are encouraged to visit the OWWCO website at www.owwco.ca.

This job is also being posted as a development opportunity. Should there be no fully qualified candidate for this position, a candidate who can be expected to meet the required qualifications within a reasonable period of time may be considered for this position as a development opportunity.

Development opportunity rate of pay: $27.59 to $31.52 per hour. The successful candidate will be paid at the reduced rate until the minimum qualifications have been met.

How to Apply:

If you are viewing this job posting through a website other than the City of Greater Sudbury’s, please visit www.greatersudbury.ca/jobs to apply online.

We must receive your resume before 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, February 28, 2024. For those providing a French language resume, please also include an English version.

  1. Click on the Apply for Job button.
  2. Follow the step by step application process.
  3. Ensure you attached a cover letter and resume. Acceptable file types are:
    • .doc
    • .docx
    • .txt
    • .pdf
    • .rtf
  4. Once completed, review your application and click on the Submit button.
  5. Upon submission of your application, you will get a confirmation on the screen that your application has been successfully submitted. You will also receive an e-mail confirmation to the e-mail address on your profile.

All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted, and you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process you must advise the Hiring Manager.

Live outside Canada or new to Canada?
The City of Greater Sudbury is dedicated to maintaining a fair, inclusive, and equitable work environment and our City welcomes qualified applicants from anywhere. To learn more about working in Canada, visit this webpage: Applicants Living Outside of Canada (greatersudbury.ca).

Contact Us:
For technical difficulties, issues, questions or accommodations with an application made online email myJOBS@greatersudbury.ca.

Distribution/Collection Relief Operator

Posting # 1839

Title:  Distribution/Collection Relief Operator

Section: Distribution and Collection
Division: Linear Infrastructure Services
Department: Growth and Infrastructure
Initial Reporting Location: Rayside Depot

Job Status: Permanent position
Number of Vacancies: 1
Affiliation: Outside Unit
Hours of Work: 80 hours bi-weekly
Shift Work Required: Yes, shift work may be required
Rate of Pay: $28.30 to $32.45 per hour

The start date will follow the selection process.

A criminal record check  is required for this position and will be requested by the Hiring Manager should you be the candidate of choice. Please do not submit your criminal record check with your application.

Characteristic Duties: Under the supervision of a Distribution/Collection Foreperson/Sub-Foreperson.

  1. Operate system components and perform preventative and corrective maintenance repairs to water distribution and wastewater collection facilities.
  2. Transport personnel, material, merchandise, equipment or refuse.
  3. Load and unload truck by hand or mechanical device, such as a loader.
  4. Oversee up to three workers in the performance of routine duties.
  5. Perform routine labour work as required.
  6. Work as an assistant or helper to various tradespersons, equipment operators, crews or other personnel.
  7. Perform the duties of flag person and assist in traffic control, as directed.
  8. Collect samples and perform routine lab tests as directed.
  9. Develop and maintain a thorough working knowledge of CGS’s Safety Manual and the applicable Provincial Legislation listed therein.
  10. Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of Secondary School (Grade XII) Education.
  • Must possess a valid Ontario Class “DZ” drivers’ licence and have an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be certified as an Operator In Training (OIT) and be willing and able to complete certification of Water Distribution Level 1 and Wastewater Collection Level 1 within eighteen (18) months.
  • Six (6) months of related experience considered an asset.
  • Must be physically capable of performing the characteristic duties and operating a vehicle safely.
  • Must be able to write necessary shift reports, operate a mobile radio, evaluate and comprehend as-built drawings and associated equipment operating manuals.
  • Must be able to effectively complete M.M.M.S. Crew Cards.
  • Excellent use of English; verbally and in writing.
  • Satisfactory health, attendance and former employment history.
  • Must provide, at own cost, a Criminal Record Check.

Interested applicants who have questions regarding certification are encouraged to visit the OWWCO website at www.owwco.ca.

This job is also being posted as a development opportunity. Should there be no fully qualified candidate for this position, a candidate who can be expected to meet the required qualifications within a reasonable period of time may be considered for this position as a development opportunity.

Development opportunity rate of pay: $26.88 to $30.83 per hour. The successful candidate will be paid at the reduced rate until the minimum qualifications have been met.

How to Apply:

If you are viewing this job posting through a website other than the City of Greater Sudbury’s, please visit www.greatersudbury.ca/jobs to apply online.

We must receive your resume before 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, February 28, 2024. For those providing a French language resume, please also include an English version.

  1. Click on the Apply for Job button.
  2. Follow the step by step application process.
  3. Ensure you attached a cover letter and resume. Acceptable file types are:
    • .doc
    • .docx
    • .txt
    • .pdf
    • .rtf
  4. Once completed, review your application and click on the Submit button.
  5. Upon submission of your application, you will get a confirmation on the screen that your application has been successfully submitted. You will also receive an e-mail confirmation to the e-mail address on your profile.

All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted, and you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process you must advise the Hiring Manager.

Live outside Canada or new to Canada?
The City of Greater Sudbury is dedicated to maintaining a fair, inclusive, and equitable work environment and our City welcomes qualified applicants from anywhere. To learn more about working in Canada, visit this webpage: Applicants Living Outside of Canada (greatersudbury.ca)

Contact Us:
For technical difficulties, issues, questions or accommodations with an application made online email myJOBS@greatersudbury.ca.

Director, Utilities Engineering

Director, Utilities Engineering

Our client, Utilities Kingston, is a multi-utility model combining water, wastewater, gas and electrical services and a broadband networking business in one organization. An organization adapting and responding to the City of Kingston’s significant growth by being at the forefront of infrastructure design, development, and renewal.

The Director reports to the CEO and is a key member of the Senior Leadership Team.

Kingston is a stunning city, with incredible amenities, that consistently ranks as one of the best places to live in Canada – come check us out!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership, direction, and management of the Utilities Engineering Department.
  • Participates as a collaborative member of the senior leadership team, providing key feedback and input in setting corporate direction and strategy, ensures consistent corporate messaging to staff
  • Assists in developing corporate strategies around infrastructure management consistent with capital and operating budgets and the asset management program, and supports team members with their initiatives.
  • Provides direction on financial and asset management activities within the engineering and the utility operations groups.
  • Collaborates with Finance to develop long range financial expenditure plans and budgets.
  • Coordinates proposed projects with other utility work, and City of Kingston Engineering staff, to ensure projects address, in a timely way, land use and development demands for infrastructure, economic development, and transportation priorities.
  • Represents, resolves and communicates Utilities Kingston’s specific positions while providing utility information from preliminary contact to completion.
  • Fosters a culture of respect, showing the value of other’s perspectives, supporting different perspectives and ideas.
  • Motivate others withing the engineering team and garnering commitment to the vision of the department, increasing engagement and driving priorities forward.
  • Communicates clearly and regularly ensuring the engineering team has the information and resources to do their roles effectively and efficiently.
  • Provides coaching, guidance, and leadership to engineering management team regarding team development, annual performance, succession planning, compensation planning, and employee issues.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Professional Engineer with a degree in Civil Engineering, Water Resource Engineering or equivalent professional degree.
  • Project management experience.
  • Eight+ years of management experience in the utility sector responsible for leading infrastructure planning, asset management and budgeting in a unionized environment.
  • Experience in a municipal setting is desirable, particularly knowledge of water and wastewater utilities.
  • Knowledge of contract law and municipal by-laws.
  • Excellent written, interpersonal, and verbal communication skills.
  • Understanding of project management and the application of various software tools.
  • The ability to coordinate, organize, plan and contribute input into projects, budgets, asset management plans – then lead and execute.
  • Familiarity with the municipal land and economic development approval process, municipal act and regulations dealing with land use.

Interested in working in a community minded city and enjoying an outstanding quality of life?

Submit your resume, in confidence, to Brenda Palmer:  brenda@palmercareers.com 

Palmer & Associates
Executive Search Consultants

Venture Business Centre
556 O’Connor Dr.
Kingston, ON K7P 1N3
613-389-1108

Director, Legislative and Property Services

Director, Legislative and Property Services
Toronto and Region Conservation Authority

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) safeguards and enhances the health and well-being of watershed communities for more than 4M people. TRCA protects the integrity and health of the rivers, creeks, and shorelines in our jurisdiction while protecting, restoring, and enhancing a system of green and natural spaces that sustain local ecosystems and advance sustainable practices that improve people’s lives. If you share TRCA’s passion for the environment and support its mission to protect, conserve and restore natural resources and develop resilient communities through education, the application of science, community engagement, service excellence, and collaboration, then this opportunity is for you.

The Director, Legislative and Property Services provides strategic advice, guidance, and leadership to the Legislative and Property Services Division. This division encompasses a diverse portfolio that includes the Clerk’s Office, Legal and Risk Management, Property and Asset Management, and Procurement. Reporting to the CEO and part of the Senior Leadership Team, the Director is accountable to the Board of Directors for strategic guidance, legal advice, compliance with relevant legislation, and overseeing divisional deliverables and reporting. Providing strategic legal advice and interpretation of legislation, the position holds the statutory responsibilities of the Clerk’s Office and advises the Board of Directors and senior leadership on matters related to policy, procedure, and law. The Director is responsible for the oversight of the division’s property and asset management functions along with corporate strategic sourcing functions, including the strategic management of TRCA’s real estate portfolio including the strategic disposition and securement of land, along with the use and management of property, including rentals, and leases of TRCA owned and managed lands and built assets. The Director will develop multi-year strategic long and short-term plans, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures and oversee staff to drive the advancement of TRCA, and partners, ensuring alignment with TRCA’s overarching Board endorsed Strategic Plan.

The ideal candidate will be a current member of the Law Society of Ontario in good standing and will come with a university degree in Public Administration, Political Science, Business Administration, Law, or Juris Doctorate degree (JD) from a recognized and accredited university. This individual will bring 10+ years of progressive legal and public administration leadership experience, coupled with experience in board administration. Experience in real estate services as it relates to property management, a sound understanding of contract law, and experience leading multi-faceted business units in a public sector environment while practicing law are important qualifications. This individual will leverage their political acumen, negotiation, and communication skills to play a critical role in impacting the future health and liveability of the Greater Toronto bioregion.

TRCA is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessible Canada Act, 2019 and all applicable provincial accessibility standards, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and TRCA throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

To express an interest in this role in confidence, submit your resume and letter of interest online at Careers.OdgersBerndtson.com or to Diana Rucchin at diana.rucchin@odgersberndtson.com by March 6th, 2024. We thank all those who express an interest, however only those chosen for further development will be contacted.

Director, Corporate Services

Director, Corporate Services
Toronto and Region Conservation Authority

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) safeguards and enhances the health and well-being of watershed communities for more than 4M people. TRCA protects the integrity and health of the rivers, creeks, and shorelines in our jurisdiction while protecting, restoring, and enhancing a system of green and natural spaces that sustain local ecosystems and advance sustainable practices that improve people’s lives. If you share TRCA’s passion for the environment and support its mission to protect, conserve and restore natural resources and develop resilient communities through education, the application of science, community engagement, service excellence, and collaboration, then this opportunity is for you.

The Director, Corporate Services provides strategic advice, guidance, and leadership to the Corporate Services Division. This diverse division includes Finance, Strategic Business Planning and Performance inclusive of Toronto and Region Conservation Foundation fundraising activities, Communications, Marketing and Events, and Information Technology and Records Management. Reporting to the CEO and part of the Senior Leadership Team, the Director is accountable for maintaining the health and integrity of TRCA’s finances and systems, providing oversight of organizational financial liabilities, risks and reserves. The Director will lead business unit processes and procedures modernization while collaborating with the Senior Leadership Team. Delivering short and long-term corporate services strategies to convey TRCA programs and services that support the organization’s municipal and government partners and stakeholders is key.

The Director will establish and maintain positive working relationships, including work with Senior staff of municipal partners, and the Provincial and Federal government to address funding matters including ensuring financial sustainability. The Director works with staff to address standard operating procedures, opportunities for organizational improvements and results that are both financially and strategically sustainable, with the support of divisional staff. This position requires abundant independent initiative and resourcefulness, in order to make budget and funding judgements and recommendations which improve the organization.

The ideal candidate will be a Chartered Professional Accountant with CPA Ontario and will come with a university degree in Public or Business Administration, Commerce, or a related field. This individual will bring 10+ years of progressive leadership experience in Finance/Accounting, or Corporate Services functions, coupled with experience successfully managing short and long-term financial and information technology strategies and various other corporate services at a senior level. Experience interacting and presenting effectively at the Board of Directors level is important, along with 7+ years of experience in progressive leadership roles, primarily in the public sector. This individual will leverage their political acumen, decision-making and advanced problem-solving skills to play a critical role in impacting the future health and liveability of the Greater Toronto bioregion.

TRCA is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessible Canada Act, 2019 and all applicable provincial accessibility standards, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and TRCA throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

To express an interest in this role in confidence, submit your resume and letter of interest online at Careers.OdgersBerndtson.com or to Diana Rucchin at diana.rucchin@odgersberndtson.com by March 6 th, 2024. We thank all those who express an interest, however only those chosen for further development will be contacted.

Superintendent of Public Works


Position: Superintendent of Public Works
Status: Full Time, Permanent, Non-Union
Department: Public Works
Date: Feb 2, 2024
Reports to: Director of Public Works
Location: Public Works Building
Salary Range: $80,300 – $93,100


General Accountability
Under the direct supervision of the Director of Public Works or designate, the Superintendent of Public Works is a non-union position. The individual would be responsible for the documented safe and effective use of Public Works Department resources in dealing with the operation and maintenance of the Town’s wastewater/stormwater collection and water distribution systems, municipal streets, sidewalks, parking lots, public works equipment maintenance and other duties as assigned to ensure regulatory compliance and provide a safe working environment. Primary responsibilities include supervision of unionized public works staff, developing and posting work schedules, safety training, work-related training, providing reports on public work activities, reviewing and undertaking maintenance requirements, assessing and coordinating snow and ice control systems, supervising private contractors carrying out municipal projects, preparing and monitoring of annual operation and capital budgets. In addition, the Superintendent will provide assistance to other management and staff as required and /or as directed.

Responsibilities

  • Directs and provides leadership to staff for department responsibilities, monitors job performance and productivity, and maintains department policy, where required.
  • Daily operations:
        • Organizes and supervises daily activities by prioritizing and scheduling work in advance based on department workforce and task requirements and/or  adjusting workloads for emergencies or special requests
        • Reports status of incomplete or completed work
        • Assignment of on-call and over-time to staff
        • Approval of biweekly timesheets and vacation requests
        • Be available to assess or address Department callout requirements
        • Assesses and assists with development of Standard Operating Procedures
  • Reviews and undertakes equipment and Public Works Building maintenance management requirements
  • Ensures staff are adequately safety trained, job trained, have approved Nova Scotia Environment certification where required and all workplaces are maintained in a safe regulatory compliant manner.
  • Addresses and provides reports dealing with inquiries, complaints and/or requests from the general public or outside agencies.
  • Supervises and performs inspections of daily operations and job sites, Municipal Service Permits (MSPs), and projects for compliance with Town and/or Government standards and provides reporting and recommendations for improvements, where required.
  • Assesses and provides coordination of snow and ice control system to streets, sidewalks and public parking lots.
  • Oversees, inspects, and documents activities involved with the maintenance requirements of the water distribution, sanitary/stormwater collection systems, streets and sidewalks, curb and gutter, street traffic marking services, snow removal, Public Works equipment, buildings and public parking.
  • Water utility meter reads, repairs, installs and inventory are maintained in an approved manner.
  • Compliance for water utility regulatory sampling is addressed and records maintained.
  • Assists with planning and provides coordination and approves contractor related operations such as:
        • Repairs for street patching, crack sealing, bridge work, sidewalk and brickwork repairs,
        • Water system leak detection and system servicing (hydrant work, valve work, system flushing, etc.)
        • Sanitary flow monitoring and Inflow/infiltration (I/I) reduction
        • Sewer cleaning and closed circuit tv inspection (CCTV)
  • Approves and provides inputs and addresses department purchasing needs, monitors/controls expenses allocated to assigned budget.
  • Maintains department records associated with time sheets, overtime control, payroll, and associated department expenses.
  • Provides involvement in special and/or capital projects (paving, sidewalk construction, watermain and sanitary/storm sewer replacements, etc.).
  • Co-ordinates with Town Departments for various approved needs, as they arise.
  • Works within the Collective Agreement for fair administration and efficient use of resources.
  • Enforces all safety regulations, policies, and procedures and ongoing department training in accordance with Nova Scotia Occupational and Safety Act & Regulations and maintains documentation with respect to same.

Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Minimum 2 years post-secondary technical education relative to the engineering discipline or equivalent
  • Minimum Nova Scotia Department of Environment Operator Level 1 Certification in water distribution and wastewater collection or ability to obtain within one year of employment. OIT application required upon hire. Requirement to obtain certifications to match distribution and collection system needs and be in Direct Responsible Charge (DRC) status within 2 years.
  • Minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience (preferably in a unionized environment).
  • The ideal candidate will have knowledge of all aspects of municipal operations including roads, buildings,
    water/wastewater systems, etc.
  • Safety training in the following areas (and/or ability to promptly obtain training):
        • First Aid/CPR
        • WMHIS
        • Traffic Control person/Temporary Workplace Signage
        • Trenching
        • Fall Arrest
        • Confined Space

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Innovative, self-motivating
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Possess problem solving ability
  • Demonstrate the ability to work to meet deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Experience with policies and procedures in all aspects of roads year-round maintenance
  • Working knowledge of the operation of heavy equipment (I.e.: tandem or single axle truck, snowplows, backhoe & loaders, sidewalk plows, street sweepers, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Asset Management
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and Outlook or equivalent programs.

Additional Information

  • Provide proof of driver license and driving abstract
  • The successful candidate must supply a recent Criminal Records Check

Relationships

The Superintendent of Public Works is required to work in a professional environment and will work with municipal staff to achieve operational regulatory compliance requirements and provide regular updating and reporting to the Director of Public Works as required.

They will be required to maintain positive relations with Town Departments, government agencies, outside services, utilities, and private contractors. The Superintendent of Public Works is to work collaboratively with staff in providing leadership, exhibiting good judgment and ethical behavior and create a team approach to implementing the initiatives of the Department.

How to Apply

Closing date is Feb 26th, 2024, 1:00 pm (AST). Applications submitted beyond this date and time, or incomplete applications, will not be accepted.

To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter, resume and safety certificates to jobs@townofantigonish.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted

Deputy Town Solicitor

Job Title: Deputy Town Solicitor

The Town of Caledon is a dynamic municipality that successfully balances urban, rural and agricultural communities. Our energetic staff are guided by our core values that create an environment for continuous improvement and customer service excellence.

In addition to offering exciting career opportunities, the Town also provides a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Come see how you can make a difference.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Commissioner, Corporate Services and Chief Legal Officer, the Deputy Town Solicitor is responsible for the management of the Assistant Town Solicitors and municipal law services. The Deputy Town Solicitor will lead a team of lawyers and legal professionals practising in a variety of areas of law, including
general municipal, litigation, commercial, real property, development, and construction law, while having carriage over legal files and providing legal advice and services to Council and Town departments. The Deputy Town Solicitor will act for the Chief Legal Officer as needed, in terms of both legal and administrative duties.

As a Deputy Town Solicitor, you will perform the following duties, including but not limited to:

  • Providing competent and timely legal services by directing the delivery of and working in cooperation with staff in legal services and Town Divisions
  • Drafting and interpretation of by-laws
  • Providing assessment of new or existing legislation, and determining the anticipated effects on Town operations
  • Providing strategic advice on significant files with long term impacts on the Town, including working closely with the Supervisor, Realty Services, and expert staff and leadership in Town departments
  • Accountable for complex drafting and legal opinions, including:
        • Working with internal stakeholders to determine appropriate structure of legal instruments to achieve goals and objectives of client departments; including assessment of likely outcomes
        • Providing advice to clients on rights & liabilities under existing contracts, and risks & benefits of  taking actions with regard to these contracts
        • Legal research and drafting of legal opinions as required, in order to provide advice on legal questions & situations that arise with respect to the Town’s existing or proposed contracts and other situations
        • Consider legal risks and settlement positions for the long-term protection of the Town
        • Providing advice verbally and in writing to senior staff
        • Preparation of templates and other tools to support client department operations
        • Drafting and reviewing development agreements, general corporate, commercial, and general municipal contracts required for new services

The Ideal Candidate

We are seeking an experienced professional with a university degree in law (LLB/JD) and a member in good standing of the Ontario Bar. Our ideal candidate has a minimum of 5 years of progressive varied law experience, including some experience in municipal or government administrative law. A minimum of 5 years of experience in litigation, real estate, expropriation and/or commercial law at a senior level, a minimum 2 years of management experience, and experience in a government organization are each considered an asset.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated the ability to exercise significant discretion and sensitivity involving regular access to confidential data. We are seeking an  individual with demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills involving regular development of new and improved methods and the ability to work independently, combined with well-developed organization and time management skills and the ability to deal effectively with tact, courtesy, discretion and diplomacy with all levels of staff and the public.

The Town is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The Town is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive and barrier-free workplace. If your application requires accommodation, please contact Human Resources at (905) 584-2272 Ext. 4738.

How To Apply
To learn more about employment with the Town of Caledon and to apply for this exciting and challenging opportunity, visit: Caledon.ca/careers.
If needed and upon request, this document can be made available in an alternative format.

Assistant Town Solicitor, Contracts & Development

Job Title: Assistant Town Solicitor, Contracts & Development

The Town of Caledon is a dynamic municipality that successfully balances urban, rural and agricultural communities. Our energetic staff are guided by our core values that create an environment for continuous improvement and customer service excellence.

In addition to offering exciting career opportunities, the Town also provides a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Come see how you can make a difference.

The Opportunity

Reporting directly to the Deputy Town Solicitor, this role is responsible to draft, negotiate, review and advise on land development agreements such as subdivision & site plan agreements, as well as a variety of corporate, commercial, real estate & general municipal contracts, such as development charge agreements, which may have significant financial or other implications for the municipality.

As the Assistant Town Solicitor, Contracts & Development, you will perform the following duties, including but not limited to:

  • Providing competent and timely legal services working in cooperation with staff in legal services and Town Divisions as a municipal legal counsel to the Corporation by:
        • Collaborating with client departments such as operations, information technology, recreation and purchasing to advance commercial agreements for all aspects of the Town’s business
        • Drafting development agreements, easements, license agreements, leases and associated documents
        • Negotiation with developer’s legal counsel and other stakeholders o Drafting and interpreting by-laws
        • Providing assessment of new or existing legislation, and determining the anticipated effects on Town operations
        • Preparation of reports to senior leaders and Council
        • Attendance at Council and Committee meetings as needed
        • Legal research, drafting legal opinions and providing advice verbally and in writing to senior staff

The Assistant Town Solicitor, Contracts & Development will also supervise the Law Clerk – Real Estate and Planning and in-house and contracted subject matter experts in the areas of development and real estate.

The Ideal Candidate

We are seeking a passionate professional with a common law degree from a recognized Canadian University or received a certificate of qualification from the national committee on accreditation of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada. Membership, or eligibility for membership, with the Law Society of Ontario as a Lawyer. Our ideal candidate has minimum 3 years’ experience as a lawyer and minimum 1 year demonstrated leadership experience and/or supervisory skills.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated interest in contracts, development, planning and municipal law. We are seeking an individual with superior interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills and superior report writing skills.

The successful candidate for the Assistant Town Solicitor, Contracts & Development will be required to work a flexible schedule, including in the office, remotely and after hours (as required).

Satisfactory passing of a criminal record check, and proof of qualifications will be required of any successful candidate(s) for this position.

The Town is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The Town is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive and barrier-free workplace. If your application requires accommodation, please contact People Services at (905) 584-2272 Ext. 4738.

How To Apply
To learn more about employment with the Town of Caledon and to apply for this exciting and challenging opportunity, visit: Caledon.ca/careers.
If needed and upon request, this document can be made available in an alternative format.

Assistant Town Solicitor, Litigation and Administrative Law

Job Title: Assistant Town Solicitor, Litigation and Administrative Law

The Town of Caledon is a dynamic municipality that successfully balances urban, rural and agricultural communities. Our energetic staff are guided by our core values that create an environment for continuous improvement and customer service excellence.

In addition to offering exciting career opportunities, the Town also provides a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Come see how you can make a difference.

The Opportunity

Reporting directly to the Deputy Town Solicitor, Legal Services, this role is responsible to represent the Town on matters before the Courts, including applications, prosecutions, judicial reviews and appeals of offences, as well as administrative tribunals, primarily the Ontario Land Tribunal, pursuant to provincial and federal statutes and municipal by-laws. This position provides legal services to the Corporation in the areas of civil actions, planning, heritage, prosecution, administrative tribunals, human rights, small claims court litigation, by-law drafting, reports and interpretation.

This role provides critical effective representation of the Town and ensures the Town’s needs are considered in all manner of administrative and court decision-making. The role works with multiple different departments in the Town, including planning, engineering, by-law, fire, building, parks and heritage, as well as external counsel and experts retained by the Town from time to time.

The Assistant Town Solicitor, Litigation & Administrative Law will also supervise the Law Clerk – Litigation and in-house and contracted subject matter experts in the areas of prosecution and litigation.

The Ideal Candidate

We are seeking a legal professional with a common law degree from a recognized Canadian University or a certificate of qualification from the national committee on accreditation of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada and membership, or eligibility for membership, with the Law Society of Ontario as a Lawyer. Our ideal
candidate has a minimum of three (3) years related experience, preferably in the municipal field and a minimum of one (1) year of demonstrated leadership experience and/or supervisory skills. We are seeking someone with a demonstrated interest in civil litigation, administrative tribunal hearings, prosecution, planning and municipal law.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated understanding of relevant legislation and computer proficiency in MS Office suite software, CAMS and online legal research. We are seeking an individual with exceptional verbal and written communication skills and superior report writing skills, a demonstrated ability to exercise significant discretion and sensitivity involving regular access to confidential data, excellent organizational skills with specialized attention to detail to avoid errors skills, and the ability to prepare and successfully negotiate resolutions and solid arguments.

The successful candidate for Assistant Town Solicitor, Litigation and Administrative Law will be required to work a flexible schedule, including in the office and after hours (as required).

Satisfactory passing of a criminal record check, and proof of qualifications will be required of any successful candidate(s) for this position.

The Town is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The Town is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive and barrier-free workplace. If your application requires accommodation, please contact People Services at (905) 584-2272 Ext. 4738. 

How To Apply
To learn more about employment with the Town of Caledon and to apply for this exciting and challenging opportunity, visit: Caledon.ca/careers.
If needed and upon request, this document can be made available in an alternative format.

Director, Community Services

Kawartha Lakes invites applications to join our team as a Director, Community Services.

Under the direction of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Director, Community Services is responsible for the overall management, leadership and strategic direction of the Community Services department which encompasses Building and Property Construction and Maintenance, Municipal Service Centres (including the Corporate Customer Service Program), Parks and Recreation, Trails, Forestry, Cemeteries, and various Municipal funding programs.

When you come to work for Kawartha Lakes, you are joining a community of municipal workers who take pride in knowing that every day you are having a positive impact in the community. Our mission is to deliver the highest standards of municipal services while creating a healthy and sustainable future for all Kawartha Lakes’ residents and businesses. We work to our values of Accountability, Respect and Teamwork and we want you to Jump In with us!

We are an equal-opportunity employer which values equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. We foster a safe and creative work environment, where training and skill development are prioritized, with opportunities and support for career advancement. As a team member at Kawartha Lakes, you may be entitled to the following: OMERS pension (defined benefit), employer-paid benefits package including short and long-term disability income replacement, education reimbursement and other programs that foster innovation, leadership, and career advancement.

Job Title            Director, Community Services
Salary                 $148,766- $174,488
Reports To        Chief Administrative Officer
Department     Community Services
Location            Lindsay, ON
Hours                  Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Other                 General office environment; travel across Kawartha Lakes asrequired per job duties; on-call and work outside of regular business hours as required.

Essential Duties

Specific to this role:

  • Provides leadership and strategic support to the respective Community Services division managers in the achievement of the department’s strategy that
    compliments and supports the City of Kawartha Lakes Corporate vision and strategy
  • Evaluate, plan and implement short and long term community facilities, parks, recreation and culture needs and service delivery; develop pricing and cost
    recovery strategies
  • Maintain final decision authority over projects, parkland, Municipal Trails, and facility acquisitions/dispositions/maintenance
  • Oversee City’s Customer Experience Strategy and Customer Services programs
  • Oversee the Building and Property program in determining short and long term needs of municipal facility stock through Facility Condition Assessments and space allocation reviews
  • Identify community risk exposure and ensure appropriate risk management practices are in place
  • Ensure that the organization is appropriately positioned to meet and exceed provincial service standards while actively maintaining knowledge of industry
    changes, pending changes, best practices and local partner needs and requirements
  • Liaise with Kawartha Lakes Library Division regarding their facility and sharedservice needs

As a member of the senior leadership team:

  • Develop and implement strategic goals, priorities and measurements, consistent with performance management, engaging a continuous improvement mindset and recommend improvements to CAO and Council
  • Conduct continuous research, analysis of industry trends, issues and future objectives resulting in recommendations to the Chief Administrative Officer and Council
  • Conduct reviews and analysis of organizational service observes and ensure standards are achieved
  • Ensure collaborative partnerships are maintained with community partners, agencies, legislators, public institutions and neighbouring service providers aligned with service delivery of the department
  • Ensure collaborative partnerships are formed and maintained inside of the organization including maintaining a cohesive team environment to support staff’s achievement of objectives
  • Prepare and review Council reports, providing advice and recommendations on departmental matters; follow through on Council directives and report on progress
  • Develop comprehensive budgets for the department, present recommendations to Council; implement and monitor the department’s annual expenditures per guidelines specified
  • As a member of the Senior Management Team, contribute to corporate planning including employee related strategies, financial planning, and organizational programs
  • Model the desired organizational values and competencies; monitor performance of applicable corporate policies, directives, procedures, agreements
  • Responsible for the overall performance outcomes of direct reports applying applicable actions aligned with organizational values; includes actions not limited to hire, lead, coach, train, discipline
  • Act as a supervisor under the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Interested applicants are encouraged review the full job postings on our website and to apply on or before March 11, 2024 through the Careers page on the City of Kawartha Lakes website.

We will accommodate the needs of applicants in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise People Services to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.

Advisor, Asset Management

Job Title: Advisor, Asset Management
Closing Date: Open until filled

 

Town of Caledon is a dynamic municipality that successfully balances urban, rural, and agricultural communities. Our energetic staff are guided by our core values that create an environment for continuous improvement and customer service excellence.

In addition to offering exciting career opportunities, the Town also provides a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Come see how you can make a difference.

The Opportunity

Reporting directly to the Supervisor, Corporate Asset Management this role is responsible for leading the management of effective departmental asset management plans for various operating departments based on assigned areas of responsibility which includes a diverse group of asset classes such as the Town’s roads, bridges, culverts, stormwater, buildings, furniture and IT equipment, land improvements, machinery, equipment and vehicles. Based on the 2020 Asset Management Plan, the Town owns and operates assets with a replacement value of $1.34 billion. The scope of work includes coordinating the development and implementation of asset management policies, strategies, decision frameworks, processes, and tools in alignment with the Town’s long terms goals and vision. This position will lead the implementation of the Town’s Corporate Asset Management program related to assigned asset classes to meet the Ontario Regulation 588/17 requirements (O.Reg. 588/17). As the Advisor, Asset Management, you will perform the following duties, including but not limited to:

  • Developing, sustaining and updating an asset management plan (focused on assigned assets), including strategies, policies and procedures
  • Coordinate service area departmental asset management plans (focused on assigned assets) and support the development and integration with the Corporate Asset Management Plan with Program stakeholders that will be used to guide the Programs’ short-term operational and long-term capital plans
  • Liaise with assigned asset class groups to improve confidence in asset inventory across all sub-asset categories, validate and record conditions and various other lifecycle updates in Citywide, and monitor and record levels of service
  • Develop prioritized asset lifecycle management models and risk management models in order to ensure optimized evidence-based decision-making
  • Ensure integration of GIS with Citywide and asset management (AM) for all assets
  • Collaboration with finance on the tangible capital components linking the asset management plan to the financial results
  • Continual review of best practices and compliance with all Provincial Asset Management requirements
  • Collaborate with assigned operating areas to help integrate and maintain the work management process (work requests, work orders) to integrate maintenance management with the Town’s asset management program
  • Research and provide best practice input including the writing of various staff reports, contract documents, tendering, reviewing bids, recommending contract awards, and project management/working with external consultants and groups to help advance asset management at the Town

The Ideal Candidate

We are seeking an Asset Management professional with a Bachelor’s Degree/Technologist Diploma in Civil or Mechanical Engineering, Building Construction or equivalent combination of education and experience. This candidate will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in municipal asset/infrastructure management including extensive work with Enterprise Asset Management systems such as PSD City Wide or similar.

A Certificate or Diploma in AM, PMP or other relevant designations is considered an asset.

The successful candidate for this role will be required to work a flexible schedule, including in the office, remotely and after hours (as required).

This position offers a salary range of $84,976.40 – $104,139.95 plus a competitive benefit package.

Satisfactory passing of a criminal record check and proof of qualifications will be required of any successful candidate(s) for this position.

The Town is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The Town is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive and barrier-free workplace.  If your application requires accommodation, please contact People Services at (905) 584-2272 Ext. 4738.

How To Apply

To learn more about employment with the Town of Caledon and to apply for this exciting and challenging opportunity, visit: www.caledon.ca/careers. If needed and upon request, this document can be made available in an alternative format.

Project Manager, Development Engineering

Posting #: NU 4.24

Position: Project Manager, Development Engineering

Job Code: 8ENEES

Status: Permanent Full Time

Employee Group / Band: Non-Union / 09

Salary: $84,134.00 – $108,918.00 per annum

Division: Environmental and Infrastructure Services

Department: Engineering

Reports To: Director, Engineering

Location: Simcoe (with option for remote work arrangement)

Posting Date: February 2, 2024 to February 26, 2024


How to apply:

Follow the link below for the application process:

https://apply.workable.com/j/1495485217

  • Ensure the file extension for your resume document is .doc, .docx or .pdf
  • If you are electing to include a cover letter, the cover letter and resume must be uploaded as 1 file.

Find out more information about Norfolk County here: Employment at Norfolk County – NorfolkCounty.ca

Scope of Position:

The position is responsible for supervising and managing the work and activities of the Development Technologists and for leading the process of engineering review of all development applications, from pre-consultation to final approval and assumption (as appropriate). The incumbent will oversee (and as necessary undertake) the work of engineering analysis and collect input from other internal/external departments/partners, in order to develop, review and evaluate the compilation of technical comments on development application documents associated with Draft Plans of Subdivision, Site Plans, Land Severances, Official Plan Amendments, Zoning By-law Amendments, Committee of Adjustment and all other Planning review processes and compliance requests. Presenting results in written and verbal form to staff, elected officials, and the public is an integral part of this position. Norfolk County is a single tier municipality whose scope of municipal services includes water, wastewater, storm water, roadways, sidewalks, street lighting, traffic management/control, etc.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Undergraduate or community college degree or community college diploma in engineering or a related field.
  • Minimum five years’ experience beyond university or community college graduation in an engineering department with a municipality or multi discipline consulting, working predominantly with municipalities.
  • Licensed under the Ontario Professional Engineers Act (or, enrolment in the Professional Engineers of Ontario Engineering Intern Program; or, Certified Engineering Technologist [C.E.T.])

Skills and Abilities: 

  • Understanding of Ontario legislation related to various practice areas of municipalities, such as the Municipal Act, Safe Drinking Water Act and Planning Act.
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Computer expertise in corporate standard software (Microsoft Office) and department specific software to data search and entry and to create and modify word processed documents
  • Must be aware of safe work practices as they relate to job responsibilities and work environment, and have the basic understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act

Position Description:

The Project Manager – Development Engineering will:

  • Oversee the review completed by County Development Technologists or third party consultant reviewers retained by the County, for development applications; in particular the review of Functional Servicing Reports, for storm water, water, wastewater, roadways, land/lot grading, pedestrian/cycling facilities, ) and supporting compliance studies (such as acoustic reports,  for accuracy with respect to County design requirements and assist in working with development clients in achieving compliance with established requirements and standards.
  • Review of development supporting documentation and material including engineering reports, design notes, draft and final development agreements (Site Plan and Subdivision), easements and legal schedules.
  • In consultation with other County Divisions and Departments identify development requirements necessary to support development proposals as identified through the Planning Act process. Guiding developments through coordinated approval processes (Planning Act and Municipal Class Environmental Assessment) may be required if/where external works to the development demand such efficiencies.
  • Prepare reports to Council to seek approval to proceed with actions needed by the County to fulfil their mandate.
  • Participate in related work assignments, such as updates and revisions to the Official Plan, Growth Studies, Community Master and Area Servicing Plans, review and update of the County Design Criteria, review and update of internal review processes and operations, and asset management inventory/cost schedules as it relates to assumed infrastructure.
  • Provide technical support and advice to other divisions as required
  • Assist in development of budget projections for the Division.
  • Responsible for assigned staff supervision, mentoring and review.
  • Other duties as assigned

The Corporation of Norfolk County is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Successful applicants are required to provide the Employer with a current Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector where required and verification of education.

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

Chief Administrative Officer

Township of Oro-Medonte
is seeking a
Chief Administrative Officer

The Township of Oro-Medonte is a picturesque and progressive municipality on Lake Simcoe, located between the cities of Barrie and Orillia, with a population of approx. 23,000, and a land area of 61,000 hectares. It includes a number of settlement areas that continue to urbanize and grow.  Oro-Medonte provides residents and visitors unparalleled, year-round recreational opportunities, the riches of life in a rural setting, with the convenience of being just a short drive to the Greater Toronto Area.

As one of Ontario’s premier quality of life communities, the Township of Oro-Medonte is committed to its strategic goals including: Preparing for Our Future, Fostering Safe and Inclusive Community Living & Business Growth, Modernizing Township Services & Supporting our Workforce.

The Township of Oro-Medonte is seeking an experienced municipal professional as our Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) who will embrace and lead the Township’s talented team. Reporting directly to the Mayor and members of Council, the CAO is responsible for the strategic and inclusive leadership of the Senior Management Team and the general management of the Corporation.  The CAO, as the forefront of the organization, leads the Townships, mission, value and vision through promotion, demonstration and championing these foundational beliefs.  The CAO also serves as key advisor and liaison to Council.

The ideal candidate will be an Impactful leader with a proven ability to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders and foster an environment of empowerment, accountability, innovation, and continuous improvement, aligning with the Township’s commitment to Public Service Excellence.   In addition, you are known for your business acumen, political acuity, your commitment to leading best practices, and fiscal accountability.

As CAO, you will ensure compliance with all applicable Provincial legislation/regulations and Township By-Laws; oversee and participate in interdepartmental and corporate planning and strategic initiatives; direct the preparation and monitoring of capital and operating budgets and long-term financial forecasts, provide approval of Council reports, and participate in all Council meetings.  In addition, the CAO is appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Municipal Service Corporation (MSC) Holding and Operating Corporations, as well as the Emergency Management Control Group Director.

This key executive role requires a university degree in a relevant professional discipline accompanied by post-graduate studies in government/public administration, political science, business, or related specialty.  Additional requirements include:  minimum 10 years’ experience in municipal government at the senior management level, maintaining a large corporate portfolio, and experience in a multi-faceted, fast-paced unionized environment.  Superior knowledge of municipal and employer related legislation/regulations, municipal financial and reporting processes, municipal risk and insurance practices, employee/labour relations principles, collective bargaining, and contract administration experience with a track record of building and maintaining strong engaged teams are considered key assets for the role.

The Township of Oro-Medonte offers a flexible/hybrid work environment. This senior management position offers a salary commensurate with experience and education (2024 salary range $181,566 to $220,694) plus a competitive benefit package. Individuals having the required qualifications and experience are encouraged to submit a resume and letter of application by 4:30 pm, Wednesday, February 28, 2024, to:

CAO Recruitment Committee
Township of Oro-Medonte
148 Line 7 South, Oro-Medonte, Ontario   LOL 2E0
Email:  caorecruitment@oro-medonte.ca

A detailed CAO RECRUITMENT PACKAGE is available on our website:
 https://www.oro-medonte.ca/working-here/career-opportunities/

We thank all applicants; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

 

The Township of Oro-Medonte is committed to an inclusive, barrier free environment.  Accommodation will be provided in all steps of the hiring process.  Please advise the Township of Oro-Medonte Human Resources Department if you require any accommodation to ensure that you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process. We thank all applicants; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.  Personal information is collected pursuant to The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for the purpose of the candidate selection.  Questions about this collection should be directed to the Director, Human Resources.

Senior Stormwater Technologist, Engineering Services

Reference #J1123-0388
Engineering Services
CUPE, Regular Full-Time
$38.02 – $43.66 per hour
35 hours per week
Closing Date: February 26, 2024

Opening Statement

We acknowledge that the City of Kingston is situated on traditional Anishinabek (Ah- nish-in-ah-bay), Haudenosaunee (Ho-den-o-show-nee) and Huron-Wendat (huron-wen·dat) territory and is the home of many Indigenous peoples. We are grateful to reside and work on this land.

Kingston is a smart, livable city in the heart of eastern Ontario. Its stable and diversified economy includes global corporations, innovative start- ups and all levels of government. Kingstonians enjoy a high quality of life with access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.

We take our core values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Pride seriously and apply these standards to everything we do. We foster a working environment that reflects our community’s diversity and respects people’s dignity, ideas and beliefs. The City of Kingston views diversity as its strength and encourages people from all backgrounds, including but not limited to women, racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, Persons with Disabilities and persons who identify as members *2SLGBTQ+ communities, to apply.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Supervising Engineer, this position assists in the planning, design, review, operation, maintenance, inspection, record keeping and reporting of municipal storm water infrastructure.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist with the development and practice of design standards related to stormwater conveyance, quantity and quality controls, treatment facilities and outlets
  • Support all municipal stormwater programs and initiatives including the Consolidated Linear Infrastructure Environmental Compliance Approval (CLI-ECA) Program, Annual Operations and Maintenance Programs, and Stormwater Monitoring Program
  • Review watershed/sub-watershed plans, stormwater management plans and drainage plans
  • Review development projects for compliance with the City’s stormwater requirements and associated submissions for regulatory approvals
  • Assist with the operation, maintenance, inspection, record-keeping, and reporting for all municipal stormwater infrastructure assets
  • Conduct site inspections at various stages of development to ensure that designs are compatible with municipal stormwater requirements, infrastructure to be assumed by the City is in conformance with approved design documents, and provide security reduction recommendations
  • Assist with preparation of design/analysis and procurements documents for stormwater system improvement projects, including drawings, details, bid forms, cost estimates, front end and technical specifications, and completion of applications for regulatory approvals
  • Support the use of GIS and related technology to collect, compile, organize and interpret data to present accurate and geographically referenced infrastructure data records for the City
  • Respond to stormwater-related inquiries from the public and outside agencies
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Competencies

  • 3 year diploma in civil engineering or related program
  • 5 years related work experience in a civil/municipal engineering environment with a focus on storm water/drainage management
  • Currently registered or eligible to be registered with OACETT as a Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) preferred
  • Experience using ESRI GIS products including ArcGIS 10.X
  • Experience with database design and customization using software such as Microsoft Access, Visual Basic and SQL Server
  • Experience collecting data in the field with tablets, GPS enabled devices, etc.
  • Experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D including Storm and Sanitary Analysis software is considered an asset
  • Experience with Cartography software is considered an asset
  • Must demonstrate corporate competencies: Customer-Focus, Results Orientation, Integrity, and Teamwork

Skills, Abilities, Work Demands

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software such as Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with effective interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational, prioritization and attention to detail skills
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member and independently
  • Demonstrated willingness for continuous learning, including new technology and teaching others technology related concepts and work practices
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively across departments collaboratively
  • Ability to work outside and possibly in inclement weather conditions, as required
  • Must possess and maintain a valid class “G” licence with a satisfactory driver’s abstract

Closing Statement

Please apply to Career Opportunities at: www.cityofkingston.ca/Careers

Please inform us of any accommodations we need to make to ensure a barrier-free recruitment experience. Accommodations are available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC)and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) at any stage in the recruitment process. We’re happy to provide more information if you email us at HRCity@cityofkingston.ca

Your resumé must demonstrate how you meet position requirements. Please upload to your profile any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position. We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Please ensure to check any spam or junk folders for any emails coming from a City of Kingston account.

 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Senior Solicitor, Planning & Development

The Town of Newmarket, Legal & Procurement Services
Requires a Senior Solicitor, Planning & Development
Regular Full-Time (35 hours per week)

About Newmarket

The growing community of Newmarket is home to 90,000 people and located 40 minutes north of Toronto, in York Region. As one of the most densely populated communities in Ontario, Newmarket may be small in area, but BIG things are happening there. From the transformation of a community landmark, the Mulock Property, into Newmarket’s very own Central Park to the renewal of the urban corridors to make them even more eclectic, vibrant, livable, and lovable – the Town of Newmarket is always looking forward.

Newmarket is the recipient of a Google etown award, has been voted the best Main Street in Canada, and the town has been recognized as one of the world’s 21 most intelligent communities. Recently, Newmarket won Municipality of the Year by Festivals & Events Ontario and ranked 14th in “100 Happiest Cities in Canada.”

Strong leadership, courage, creativity, and a culture of collaboration are part of the team’s DNA and what sets them apart is their unwavering sense of community and dedication to building it. The 2022-2026 Council Priorities set the stage for an extraordinary future, continuing the Town’s strong commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion through engagement, education and action resulting in meaningful change: A Diverse, welcoming, and inclusive community.

We offer and value flexibility to support work/life integration and wellbeing, including flextime, compressed workweeks, and hybrid work. As we move forward from the pandemic, Newmarket is committed to evolving, growing, and trying new approaches, all while creating an environment for extraordinary public service.

Who are we looking for?

Under the direction of the Director, Legal & Procurement Services, the Senior Solicitor, Planning & Development is responsible for all development related files. Negotiate, assist Planning Services Department with drafting and/or reviewing complex development related documents, including site plan agreements, condominium agreements, specialized agreements required for public use of private space and others as appropriate or as may be assigned by the Director. Undertakes full carriage of tribunal proceedings at the Ontario Land Tribunal related to land use planning, environmental/natural and heritage protection. Review subdivision and site plan agreements for legal compliance with applicable legislation, regulations, and by-laws. Complete all work in accordance with Department and Council strategic priorities.

How do I qualify?

  • Completion of a University undergraduate degree (BA, BSC, B Comm, or equivalent) and completion thereafter of a University Graduate Law Degree (LLB or JD).
  • A license and membership in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario and thus being qualified to practice law in Ontario.
  • In-depth experience at a senior level in the practice of law with a primary focus on Planning and Development law as well as in-depth experience appearing before the Ontario Land Tribunal.
  • In-depth understanding and experience at a senior level in the areas of subdivision, site plan, condominium, and other development agreements along with demonstrated competence in related land registration matters.
  • Demonstrated broad experience at a senior level appearing before and presenting reports to a Municipal Council.
  • Strong organizational, prioritization, oral and written communication, interpersonal, teamwork, administrative skills, and ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, government officials, consultants, the business community, tribunals, land and development community, and the general public to influence the responses of others that provide a favorable outcome for the Town.
  • Excellent analytic, research, problem solving, adaptability and detail-oriented skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office (Word Outlook), Westlaw, Teraview.
  • Valid Class “G” driver’s license in good standing and reliable vehicle for use on corporate business.
  • Due to the responsibilities of this position a Police Information Check satisfactory to the Town is required.
  • Flexibility and availability to work scheduled and unscheduled overtime, attend occasional evening meetings when required.

Salary: $133,900 – $167,375

How do I apply?

Please apply online at www.newmarket.ca by 5:00 p.m. on February 26, 2024, quoting the file number 24-26.

The Town of Newmarket is committed to accommodate all applicants in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code for all employment activities including the recruitment process. Please no phone calls.

Manager of Municipal Law Enforcement Services

Full-Time, Permanent Position

Tay Township, located on the sunset shores of Georgian Bay, is seeking an individual who thrives in a culture of change and progression to join #TeamTay as the Manager of Municipal Law Enforcement Services; the leader of the MLE Division and a strategic member of the Township’s Leadership Team. We are looking for adaptability to our growing and evolving Municipality and demonstrated enthusiasm for positively impacting the Corporation and our Community as one.

Reporting to the General Manager, Protective and Development Services, or their designate, the Manager of Municipal Law Enforcement Services is responsible for the day-to-day administration, coordination and supervision of Municipal Law Enforcement initiatives and work plans for the Municipality. This position is responsible for ensuring enforcement and compliance concerning Municipal By-laws and other legislation enforced by the Municipality, providing advice to the public, Council, committees, and staff regarding the enforcement of Zoning and other regulatory By-laws and developing new By-laws to address areas of concern within the Municipality.

Qualifications

  • Completion of post-secondary education in Law Enforcement, or another relevant discipline, from an accredited educational institution.
  • Municipal Law Enforcement Officers’ Association (MLEOA) Municipal Law Enforcement Officer Certified designation in good standing.
  • Ontario Association of Property Standards Officer (OAPSO) Certified designation in good standing.
  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years of progressive Municipal Law Enforcement experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years of progressive supervisory/management experience, preferably in a municipal or public sector environment.
  • Class ‘G’ driver’s license in good standing.
  • Standard First Aid and CPR Certification in good standing.
  • Formal leadership and coaching/mentoring training and/or willingness to complete.

Consideration may be given to candidates with a proven track record of success as well as a background and certification, in good standing, in law enforcement (other than Municipal).

The compensation range for this full-time, permanent position is $47.10 to $55.11 per hour with a 35-hour work week. We also offer a comprehensive pension and benefit package (conditions may apply). 

Join #TeamTay today and help transform the way local government 

connects with the community it serves.

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to do the following:

  1. Reference the complete position description including comprehensive qualifications available on the Tay Township website – tay.ca/jobs
  2. Please submit a cover letter and resume via email to the attention of Human Resources (HR@Tay.ca).

This opportunity will remain open until the position has been filled.

Application Notes:

  • Please reference ‘MLE Manager’ at the start of the email subject line.
  • Please indicate how you heard about this opportunity within your application.

We kindly thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information collected under the authority of the Municipal Act and in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act will only be used for candidate selection. Tay Township is an equal-opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessible Canada Act, 2019 and all applicable provincial accessibility standards, upon request, accommodation will be provided by the Tay Township throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process for applicants with disabilities.

Re-Posted: 2024-01-16

Director of Operational Services

The Township of Muskoka Lakes is Recruiting: 
Director of Operational Services
Permanent Full Time – Internal & External

Muskoka Lakes

Anchored by the larger communities of Bala, Port Carling and Windermere, the municipality offers the sophistication of a popular tourism destination, plus the wholesomeness of country living. With an abundance of natural beauty, Muskoka Lakes is a great place to live, work and play. The Township provides opportunity to learn, grow and build your career.

Opportunity

This position is well suited to a Professional Engineer who enjoys a varied portfolio and the opportunity to participate in the community at the municipal level. With an engaged team, new technology and several new master plans, this role will provide Council with critical information for decision making for the future.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and direct a comprehensive asset management program to ensure the efficient and effective operation and maintenance of Township’s infrastructure according to planned targets, budgets, procedures and priorities and in accordance with applicable
  • Provide technical advice on capital project planning and design. Ensure projects are designed in accordance with Township Standards and accepted engineering and provincial standards. Review and approve plans specifications and drawings prepared by external
  • Identify best practices in the engineering, operations and/or maintenance of municipal
  • Prepare annual operating and capital budgets including forecasts and estimates; identify and recommend potential funding sources.
  • Develop, recommend, and review applicable policies, procedures, standards, plans and programs for the efficient and effective delivery of services to the residents of the
  • Monitor operating performance against approved plans procedures,
  • Responsible for the day-to-day coaching and performance of the Operational Services Leadership team and support the broader portfolio as it relates to human resources
  • Support managers to prepare and administer the public tender process for operating and capital projects and oversee the delivery in accordance with the approved annual plan.
  • Prepare and review recommendations, reports and presentations for management and Council. Attend Council, Committee, ratepayer, special interest groups and other meetings as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • University Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent combination of education and
  • Licensed to practice professional engineering by Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO).
  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience in municipal infrastructure design construction and
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in municipal operations at a senior management
  • Thorough understanding of municipal and provincial road system standards, with a strong knowledge of the relevant acts and legislative frameworks.
  • Strong technological ability and
  • Excellent communication skills, report writing and presentation
  • Perform duties with tact and diplomacy in a political and client-based

What we Offer

The salary range for the position is $135,000 – $159,000 and includes fully paid group benefits and participation in the OMERS pension.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter ASAP, the job will remain open until filled https://www.muskokalakes.ca/content/employment-opportunities.

If you require disability-related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please advise the Human Resources department as soon as possible. Accommodation may be provided in all steps of the hiring process. We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of candidate selection.

Chief Administrative Officer – EXTENDED

Smoky Lake County
Chief Administrative Officer Position

Located just over an hour northeast of Edmonton in Alberta’s Lakeland, our progressive County with a population of almost 2500 residents, four Hamlets and 15 multi-lot country subdivisions, features great opportunities for development, tourism, recreation, agriculture, culturalism and affordable country living. Our economic drivers include agriculture, tourism and the oil and gas industry. Our Main Office and Public Works Shop are situated within the Town of Smoky Lake, Alberta. The total budget for the County is approximately $24 million.

THE POSITION

Smoky Lake County Council is seeking a Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) who will embrace and lead the County’s dedicated and talented team. This role will appeal to individuals with a proven track record of leadership, financial acumen, political savvy, and the ability to work collaboratively with Council, staff, citizens, government, and other community partners. The CAO reports to Council and is responsible for the overall administration of municipal operations, working together to support the development and implementation of strategic objectives and policies in accordance with legislation.

Key areas of focus for this role will be continuing to build a trusting and collaborative culture of excellence within the organization, innovation and continuous improvement, strong financial leadership and continuing to build relationships with government, businesses and other stakeholders to attract business and industry to the municipality.

REPORTING TO THE CAO

The County employs up to 94 employees on a full-time, part-time, and seasonal basis, with some employees being under one of two Union contracts: Operating Engineers Local 955 and Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 4575 who report to the CAO and Assistant CAO through the Finance Manager, Public Works Manager, Public Works Foreman, Public Works Shop Foreman, Peace Officer, Natural Gas Manager, Environment and Parks Manager, Agricultural Fieldman, Planning and Development Manager, Loss Prevention Coordinator, Fire Chief, GIS Operator, and Communications Officer.

SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The CAO will support the Municipality, its Council, Staff and Ratepayers in realizing the County’s full potential by providing leadership in the following areas:

  • Acts as counsel to the elected Council and appointed Reeve on a wide range of municipal matters and supports the implementation of Council-related priorities within the municipal framework.
  • Establishes strategic direction based on Council priorities and continual assessment of the environment and emerging trends, issues and opportunities that may impact the municipality.
  • Provides leadership to ensure that all County policies and programs of the municipality are efficiently coordinated, implemented, and delivered in a responsive way consistent with Council-identified priorities.
  • Provides mentorship and strategic support to the Managers’ team to ensure the planned implementation of the County Strategic Plan.
  • Ensures an effective governance framework which provides appropriate direction and parameters for operational systems, practices and procedures ensuring compliance with legislation, regulations, corporate policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Actively participates and provides counsel as a key member to the Managers’ team entrusted with confidential information provided at all leadership, Council, and public meetings/forums.
  • Builds strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders to foster healthy relationships to advance the County objectives of municipal excellence and sustainable intergovernmental relations.
  • Attends and participates in local events and functions in the interest of corporate and community relations.
  • Responsible for the annual operating and capital budget preparation process. Defines appropriate long-term financial objectives and sets annual goals consistent with the business strategy.
  • Effectively communicates and demonstrates the vision and values to all employees. Serves as a role model of these values, creates and builds a culture of trust and integrity throughout the organization, and demonstrates a positive attitude.

THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

The ideal candidate is a proven leader, with relevant post-secondary education and senior management experience in the public sector in a rural setting. A minimum of five (5) years in a senior municipal government position or equivalent experience is preferred. Candidates who bring strong leadership together with demonstrated business and financial acumen from working with other complex organizations will also be considered. A Certified Local Government Manager (CLGM) designation is likewise desirable, however, other combinations of experience and credentials will also be considered.

The successful candidate will have highly developed interpersonal, communication, and public relations skills, have demonstrated success in leading progressive administrative teams in a union environment, and building strong relationships with stakeholders. Success in economic development will also be an asset.

KEY COMPETENCIES & SUCCESS FACTORS

  • Leadership Skills – Demonstrates authentic leadership style giving guidance and support, a mentor and positive role model. Fosters a safe culture of empowerment and trust. Leads by example with an engaging style. Has a consistent approach to working respectfully with others. Works well at all levels and adapts to “changing hats” from working with council to internal staff to the community.
  • Management Skills – Proven record of being able to inspire, direct and evaluate people and activities of a complex organization. Excellent conflict resolution skills. Sets objectives which are specific and clearly communicated, measurable, realistically achievable, and time-targeted. Seeks out, appreciates, and acknowledges input from others. Functional computer literacy and Microsoft Office skills.
  • Visionary – Understands and interprets social, economic, and political trends, as well as issues facing municipalities. Innovative, open-minded and willing to explore new ideas and approaches.
  • Human Resource Management – Supportive leader who demonstrates empathy and emotional intelligence with the ability to bring diverse individuals, departments, and program initiatives together. Consensus builder with excellent conflict resolution skills. Ability to balance directing staff and trusting their judgement and actions.
  • Financial Management, Corporate and Strategic Planning – Leads with a strong sense of service, urgency and accountability in all financial planning, budgeting, and management reporting. A proven ability to work in challenging fiscal environments. Relationship builder with strong “business and financial acumen” and asset management to assist in economic development and other initiatives.
  • Strong Communication and Interpersonal Skills – Builds trust through clear, concise, and positive communication. Works collaboratively with others and is sensitive to the diverse needs of staff, council, boards, commissions and the community. Possesses an honest, open, and consistent approach to working with people. Highly ethical, honest, forthright, and transparent.
  • Politically Astute – Ensures a high level of confidentiality and decorum at all times. Possesses an intuitive ability to read the political implications of recommendations and actions. Demonstrates a senior executive personal style with a professional presence.
  • Customer Service – Confidence in ensuring customer needs are identified and addressed; ensuring appropriate consultation with all stakeholders and delivering timely, cost-effective and quality service. Simplifies often complex and lengthy matters and runs an administration that is service-oriented.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The position of CAO for Smoky Lake County will be very rewarding, yet demanding in nature, with high cognitive and psycho-social demands, extended work hours and travel off-site as required. A genuine passion and commitment to Smoky Lake County is essential, with a willingness to be embedded and visible in the community. It is preferred that the successful candidate reside within the County.

COMPENSATION

A competitive compensation package will be provided including an attractive base salary and excellent benefits. Further details will be discussed in a personal interview.

RESUME SUBMISSIONS

Please submit a Cover Letter, Resume and References in PDF format to the attention of the CAO Recruitment Committee. This position will remain open until January 12, 2024, or until filled. 

E-mail: county@smokylakecounty.ab.ca
Mail: Box 310, 4612 McDougall Drive, Smoky Lake, Alberta, T0A 3C0

Smoky Lake County thanks all applicants in advance for their interests; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.