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WPCP CHIEF OPERATOR (Public Utilities Department – Environmental Services) (Competition No.: PWE-2019-22)

Corporation of the City of Timmins

Full-Time • Timmins Region

The City of Timmins Water Pollution Control Plants (Mattagami WPCP and Whitney-Tisdale WPCP) operate 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Reporting directly to the Manager of Environmental Services & Public Utilities, the WPCP Chief Operator will be responsible for:


• Ensuring MECP compliance with regards to secondary treatment plant criteria for the Mattagami, Whitney-Tisdale plants, Bob’s Lake Lagoon, Buffalo-Ankerite and Delnite tile beds
• Monitoring and supervising of wastewater plant operators and providing direction as required
• Daily monitoring of treatment process performances and compliance (2 plants, 19 lift stations, 1 lagoon and 2 tile beds)
• Effective use of internal resources and delegating accordingly
• Recommending process improvements and efficiencies
• Participating to the planning and technical reviews for capital improvements at all wastewater facilities
• Identifying capital needs for the plant on a 5 and 10-year cycle
• Assuming the designation of Overall Responsible Operator (ORO)
• Scheduling on-call personnel and be available to deal with after-hours emergencies
• Providing training to operators in order to maintain their classification levels
• Preparation of monthly and annual reports
• Developing, implementing and adhering to standard operational procedures
• Interacting effectively with the WPCP Maintenance Supervisor and personnel


• Post-secondary education in a related field or a combination of education and experience acceptable to the Employer
• Minimum five years supervisory experience in wastewater treatment operations (preferably)
• Current Class 4 Wastewater Treatment Plant Certificate
• Ability to interpret operational, chemical, and biological analyses related to plant processes
• Ability to manage annual budgets and capital expenditures
• Working knowledge of SCADA and PLC operating systems
• Proven knowledge with regard to system hydraulics (lift stations, pumps, etc.)
• Capability to assume all responsibilities associated with the designation of Overall Responsible Operator (ORO)
• Understanding of all applicable Acts and Regulations associated with the MECP and MOL
• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral and proficiency in MS Office computer applications
• Ability to work independently, with minimal direction or supervision, with excellent time management skills
• Current WHMIS certificate and valid driver’s licence
• Current and clear Criminal Record Check required

SALARY LEVEL 209:   $96,054 – $115,315 (2019)

All applications must be received in the Human Resources Department by 4:00 p.m. on the closing date of October 25, 2019.

BY MAIL: 220 Algonquin Blvd. East, Timmins, ON P4N 1B3  
HAND DELIVERY: 236 Algonquin Blvd. East, 2nd Flr., Timmins, ON P4N 1B2
VIA FAX: 705-360-2685 VIA E-MAIL:          

Phone: 705-360-2628
Although we may have your application on file, you must re-apply for this specific competition.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. The City of Timmins is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code. The City of Timmins will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. Personal information provided is collected under the authority of The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Pour de l’information en français, veuillez appeler le 360-2600, poste 2312.

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Job Expires: 2019-10-25

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Corporation of the City of Timmins

Phone: 705-360-2628
Fax: 705-360-2685
Timmins Timmins, ON, Canada

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