Job: Manager, Water/Wastewater

Title Manager, Water/Wastewater
Employer The Town of Newmarket
Application Close Date Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Location Newmarket, Ontario
Date Posted April 11, 2017
Job Information

The Town of Newmarket, Public Works Department

Requires a Manager, Water/Wastewater

Regular Full-Time (35 hours per week)

Under the direction of the Director, Public Works Services (the Department), the Manager, Water/Wastewater (the Business Unit) is responsible for the management and implementation of the work and the achievement of the objectives within the Water/Wastewater Business Unit. This position is responsible for the day to day management of water distribution, wastewater and storm water collection systems including sewage pump stations and storm water retention facilities for the Town.

How do I qualify?

  • Post-secondary degree in Civil Engineering technology or related discipline, OACETT Certification as a Civil Engineering Technologist (CET) or Applied Science Technologist (AScT), accompanied by provincial government training and certification in related construction/inspection/installation courses.
  • Member of the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists in good standing with demonstrated progressive experience in a similar environment or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Class G driver’s license in good standing and a reliable vehicle available for corporate business.
  • Due to the responsibilities of this position a Police Information Check satisfactory to the Town is required.
  • Progressively responsible experience at a senior supervisory level.
  • Strong customer service orientation, interpersonal, consultative, problem-solving, analytical, presentation skills and contract administration.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated knowledge of report writing, feasibility studies, and business planning.
  • Thorough knowledge of budget preparation and management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the municipal sector budget process and management of capital and operational budgets.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) as well as inventory and asset management programs.
  • Advanced knowledge in water, wastewater, stormwater maintenance, water main and service installation, and lateral installation and maintenance of all infrastructure components.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of applicable federal and provincial legislation, policies and regulations ( e.g. Safe Drinking Water Act, 2002, Ministry of Transportation and Ministry of the Environment).Demonstrated knowledge of infrastructure requirements and design submissions for residential, commercial and industrial development projects.
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation, bylaws, legal proceedings and the ability to interpret legislation such as Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA), Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Employment Standards Act.

Core Competencies

Demonstrates a service orientation: Demonstrates a service orientation to create a service focused work environment

Focus on results: focus on results by anticipating and removing barriers

Leads Effectively: leads effectively in encouraging others to take responsibility

Salary: $93,128 – $116,409/year

How do I apply?

Please apply online at by 5:00 p.m. on May 9, 2017 quoting the file number 17-56.  

The Town of Newmarket is committed to accommodate all applicants in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code for all employment activities including the recruitment process. Please no phone calls.


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