Operations Supervisor - Water & Wastewater
Posted on 29-Jul-2020 by City of North Bay
Location Nipissing, North Bay
The City of North Bay is currently seeking a Supervisor, Water & Wastewater. Under the direction of the Operations Manager, Water & Wastewater the Supervisor is responsible for assigning schedules and the supervision of day-to-day activities of staff, equipment and contract work in the distribution of safe drinking water and the efficient collection of wastewater including storm water.
The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring safe work practices for sewer and water employees in regards to the occupational health and safety act,
safety training and American Water Works Association Standards. The Supervisor, Water & Wastewater assumes key responsibilities in the organization of
maintenance, repairs and upgrades to the City’s water distribution, wastewater collection and storm systems as well as addressing the publics’ sewer and water
complaints and establishing standard operating procedures. Organizing service contracts, hydrant flow testing, sewer flusher services, hydrant repairs/maintenance and winterization are integral duties of this position. The incumbent will be in a three person on-call rotation year round.
The ideal candidate will possess a Class 4 Water Distribution Drinking-Water Certificate, Class 2 Wastewater Collection Operator License and a post secondary
education in a related field or relevant acceptable experience. The City of North Bay will take into consideration lower combinations of certifications for eligibility with the expectation that required certifications are achieved in a reasonable timeframe. Experience in municipal construction and heavy equipment as well as a familiarity with the Safe Drinking Water Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Highway Traffic Act will be considered as assets. Previous supervisory experience as well as superior oral, written and interpersonal communication skills is essential.