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March 01, 2023 at 12:00 PM

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March 22, 2023 at 11:59 PM



Job Posting ID 23E-11

North Bay is a diverse community that offers a perfect blend of opportunity and easy living.  Servicing a regional catchment area of 112,000 people, this progressive city of 51,553 residents is nestled between Lake Nipissing and Trout Lake, and is conveniently located just three and a half hours from major Ontario centers such as Toronto and Ottawa.

The Corporation of the City of North Bay is inviting applications for the position of Operations Supervisor, Water & Wastewater Facilities. Under the direction of the Manager of Operations, Water & Wastewater, the Supervisor provides on-going supervision of operators.  Provides direction and oversight to maintenance staff and contractors as required.  Provides treatment of drinking water and wastewater while keeping in mind employee and public safety, compliance, cost and aesthetics; Acts as Overall Responsible Operator (ORO) and must be available to respond to emergency situations afterhours and will be part of a four (4) person on-call rotation.

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring compliance with all Federal, Provincial and Municipal Regulations and Standards and ensure work is carried out in compliance with Municipal Drinking Water License and Permit and Wastewater Certificate of Approval.

The successful candidate will possess the following key qualifications:

  • Engineering Technician or Technologist Diploma or equivalent from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in water and wastewater operations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of water and wastewater operations.
  • Ministry of Environment (MOE), Level 2 Water Treatment, Level 2 Wastewater Treatment, Level 2 Distribution, Level 2 Wastewater Collection Certificates.
  • Commitment to obtain MOE, Level 3 Water Treatment, Level 4 Wastewater Treatment, Level 4 Distribution, Level 3 Wastewater Collection Certificates within a reasonable timeframe.
  • Advanced computer skills: work management, MS Office.
  • Advanced mechanical / electrical aptitude.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing Construction projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in management of unionized staff.
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license.
  • Ability to work outside regular business hours, as required.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions.
  • Project management certification will be considered an asset.
  • Asset management experience will be considered an asset.
  • Municipal budgeting experience will be considered an asset.

The City of North Bay may take into consideration lower combinations of certifications for eligibility with the expectation that required certifications are achieved in a reasonable timeframe.

The annual salary range for this non-union position is $70,312 - $87,882. We offer a comprehensive benefit package including an Employee Assistance Program, Health and Dental Benefits and Life, Long-Term Disability, and AD&D Insurance. The City of North Bay is an Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) employer.

Qualified individuals interested in being considered for this position are requested to submit a resume and covering letter in one PDF document, in confidence, no later than 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2023 via email to:  Please identify the Posting ID: 23E-11 in the subject line.

While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please note that all offers of employment are conditional upon proof of education, proof of Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license with driver’s abstract at the candidates cost, proof of MOE Certificates, and a satisfactory criminal record check at the candidates cost, to be arranged by the City of North Bay Human Resources Department only.

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under the City of North Bay’s Accessibility Policy.  We encourage applicants to make their needs known to Human Resources in advance.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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