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Water Wastewater Supervisor

Job IDF9-49-19-D2-41-80
CompanyMississaugas Of Scugog Island First Nation - MSIFN
LocationPort Perry
Date Posted2022-10-31
Posted Until2023-04-29
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryUtilities
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Currently, the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation (MSIFN) are looking for a Water Wastewater Supervisor to join our community and work with our team in Scugog, ON for permanent full-time employment. The hours of these roles are Monday to Thursday, 8.30 am to 4.30 pm, and Friday 8.30 am to 1 pm. Must be available to attend evening meetings and/or work overtime to accommodate peak periods and workloads per the "Hours of Work and Overtime" policies. A daily on-call rotation pay will be applied.

Under the direction of the Water/Wastewater Manager, the Water/Wastewater Supervisor will be the Operator in Charge (OIC) supporting the management and implementation of the work and the achievement of the objectives for the Water and Wastewater operations at MSIFN, which includes compliance with legislation and MSIFN policies and protection of public health and safety; meeting or exceeding Provincial Water and Wastewater Standards; achieving Drinking Water Quality Management Standard (DWQMS) as per Ontario municipalities within 3 years; achieving a similar Quality Management Standard for Wastewater Operations within 3 years; and assuming full operations of the wastewater plant and collection system within a 3 fiscal year period. This position is responsible for the direct supervision of 6 Water/Wastewater Operators in the following business units: Water Operations, Wastewater Operations, and Water/Wastewater Maintenance Operations.

As the OIC, oversee the water, wastewater, and maintenance systems comprised of a Class 3 water plant, an 1100 cubic meter elevated reservoir, and 6.5 km of water mains commissioned in June 2020. The wastewater system is currently being expanded. The current wastewater plant is a Class 2 plant. The newly expanded system will see the installation of an expanded equalization tank, 6 km of sanitary sewers, 3 km of force main, and 4 new pumping stations.
Provide direct supervision and leadership to Water/Wastewater Operators and Trainees at MSIFN, facilitating a team environment that shall focus on providing operation/optimization of existing systems support, long-range planning/system design, and engineering expertise.
Assist the Water/Wastewater Manager to build the water and wastewater team to assume full operation of the water and wastewater systems in a 3-year period.
Lead the MSIFN in compliance with legislation, regulations, and MSIFN policies and protection of public health and safety.
Assist with the enhancement of policies and procedures on a continuous improvement basis to ensure operational and capital initiatives incorporate MSIFN's vision and values.
Participate in MSIFN initiatives and represent the Water/Wastewater Department at various forums as directed by the Water/Wastewater Manager.
Provide backup to the Water/Wastewater Manager and Water/Wastewater Operators when necessary
Start DateAs soon as possible
Salary$37.86/hr. To $42.72/hr. ($68,905.20/yr. - $77,750.40/yr. Based On A 35-hour Workweek)
Education RequirementsIn order to qualify for the Water Wastewater Supervisor role, you will need 5 - 7 years of experience in the water and wastewater field with 3 - 5 years of experience in a supervisory position. A college diploma in Civil Engineering Technology or equivalent is mandatory, as well as a possession of a CET designation.

An Ontario Level 2 certificate for Water Treatment and a Level 1 certificate for Water Supply and Distribution, a Level 1 certificate for Wastewater Treatment, and a Level 1 certificate for Wastewater Collection are required.

Essential SkillsYou will also need a "G" level driver's license in good standing and $1M liability insurance.
Good judgement, problem-solving and interpersonal skills in dealing with problems relating to the day to day operations.
Good organization skills and ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
Proficient with the Safe Drinking Water Act, Health and Safety, WSIB, and other related legislation.
Working knowledge and practice of the operation and maintenance of First Nations drinking water and wastewater infrastructure; safety-related legislation/regulations/guidelines; First Nations and local government functions/responsibilities and equipment operations and maintenance procedures.
General Knowledge of SCADA is considered an asset to the position.
Proficient in Microsoft Office - Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and work order/work management systems.
Discretion and good judgement when handling confidential/sensitive information and communicating with individuals regarding controversial matters; sensitivity and ability to maintain the security of files.
A high degree of accuracy, attention to detail, and record-keeping skills.
Advanced leadership and supervisory skills.
Our ideal candidate for this role will have a working knowledge of the practice, operation, and maintenance of First Nations drinking water and wastewater infrastructure as well as First Nations and local government functions and responsibilities in regard to equipment operations and maintenance procedures. In addition, it is essential that you have strong supervisory skills in order to provide support to staff. Your excellent communication skills in both written and verbal form as well as your organizational skills and timekeeping abilities will ensure your success as you work towards competing deadlines.
Experience5 - 7 years of experience in the water and wastewater field with 3 - 5 years of experience in a supervisory position.
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