Employer City of Orillia
Application Close Date Monday, July 31, 2017
Location City of Orillia
Date Posted July 12, 2017
Job Information




The Corporation of the City of Orillia is recruiting for a full-time position of Environmental Compliance/QMS Coordinator in the Environmental Services and Operations Department.



  • Administer the Quality Management System (QMS) by ensuring that processes and procedures necessary for the QMS are established and maintained; Designated QMS Representative as defined in the Drinking Water Quality Management Standard.
  • Liaise with the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change inspectors and QMS accreditation auditors to provide information and assist in the inspection and auditing process.
  • Review and assist with compliance and conformance programs to monitor and ensure that the City’s water/wastewater treatment subsystems, solid waste facilities, brownfield sites, source water protection requirements, as well as Pollution Control including stormwater, meet requirements and standards of government regulatory ministries and agencies.
  • Review and assist with the application and evaluation of the Drinking Water Licence, Drinking Water Works Permit, Permits to Take Water, and Environmental Compliance Approvals for the Department for accuracy, completeness and the impact to existing water/ wastewater systems, stormwater systems and solid waste systems.
  • Review and update technical operational procedural manuals, emergency plans, contingency plans and related staff training programs.
  • Ensure the website is current and concise for the Environmental Services and Operations Department.



  • Bachelor degree in engineering, environmental sciences or other technical area or any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities for the position.
  • Two to three years’ experience in developing, implementing and supporting Canadian federal and provincial environmental compliance programs and/or DWQMS would be an asset.
  • Water and Wastewater subsystem licensing would be an asset.
  • Regulatory experience and/or experience dealing with regulatory agencies would be an asset.
  • Technical knowledge of the principles and practices related to water and wastewater systems, stormwater and solid waste management, brownfield remediation, source water protection, as well as stormwater operations and processes.
  • Knowledge of federal and provincial environmental regulations and Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change policies and guidelines as they relate to Municipal operations and infrastructure.
  • Excellent interpersonal, report writing, communication skills with the ability to work effectively in a team setting with minimal supervision.
  • Strong computer skills using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail and the internet.
  • Valid Ontario Class G driver’s licence and access to reliable vehicle.


Compensation for this position is Category 5, $64,448 to $78,335 pursuant to the salary schedule for exempt employees, plus a comprehensive benefits package. Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume (in MS Word or PDF format) in confidence by July 31, 2017 at noon to:


Lori Bolton, CHRL,

Director of Human Resources,

City of Orillia,

50 Andrew Street South, Suite 300,

Orillia, ON   L3V 7T5

Fax: (705) 325-5904    Email:


We thank all applicants that apply and advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted. The City of Orillia is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free environment. Accommodation will be provided in all steps of the hiring process. Please advise the City of Orillia Human Resources Department if you require any accommodations to ensure you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act 2001, S.O. 2001, c. 25, and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Freedom of Information Coordinator, 50 Andrew St. S., Suite 300, Orillia ON L3V 7T5 or call 705-325-1311.


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