Job: Special Project Technologist

Title Special Project Technologist
Employer York Region
Application Close Date Monday, September 4, 2017
Location Newmarket, Ontario
Date Posted July 28, 2017
Job Information


The Regional Municipality of York Job Posting Alert: Special Project Technologist – Job ID J0517-0852

Organization: York Region
Job Title: Special Project Technologist
Job Type: Temporary Full-Time
Location: Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

Progressive. Collaborative. Accountable.

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Progressive and collaborative, with a clear, long-term vision.  We value employees’ contributions and inspire excellence.  We are driven by a desire to help shape and serve the growing community in which we live and work.


Special Project Technologist #20835

Environmental Services Department

Infrastructure Asset Management

Location: Newmarket, Ontario. This is a Union position.

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 37.5; Scheduled Shifts: 0830 – 1700

Temporary Full-Time, Approx. 24 months, Salary $39.22 – $42.63 per hour

Reporting to the Project Manager, and under the guidance of a senior staff, is responsible for carrying out assignments for specific projects or programs; conducting activities related to environmental water/wastewater or waste management programs or environmental assessment processes; assisting Department users with their business requirements; processing business data to produce reports for internal users and external clients; collecting and analyzing infrastructure condition data to produce reports, review and track project progress; assisting in various projects and budget activities; and providing support in the research, design, analysis and planning activities of the Branch.


  • Successful completion of a three year Community College Diploma Program in Civil Engineering Technology or Environmental Studies.
  • Up to one year experience working in a Water and Wastewater environment
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license and reliable vehicle to use on corporate business.
  • Knowledge of applicable guidelines, procedures, standards and legislation including Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Knowledge of theory, principles and practices of public consultation process, program development, planning, design and construction and Water and Wastewater and/or Solid Waste Infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in condition assessment, technical data collection, design development, project reporting and progress tracking.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative, self management, accountability, and flexibility/adaptability.
  • Computer literacy utilizing MS software applications as well as demonstrated proficiency with the application of specialized software relevant to the technical specialty (e.g. AutoCad and Project Scheduling).
  • Ability to provide technical support for projects under direction of Management and/or Senior staff.
  • Ability to read, interpret and comment on technical reports, engineering drawings and maps.
  • Ability to work outside regular business hours as required.


Please apply on-line at by September 4, 2017, quoting competition #20835. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For additional information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit the above-mentioned website.


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