Job: Superintendent of Water and Wastewater

Title Superintendent of Water and Wastewater
Employer Town of LaSalle
Application Close Date Friday, March 23, 2018
Location Town of LaSalle
Date Posted March 9, 2018
Job Information

The Corporation of the Town of LaSalle
Job Posting
Job Title: Superintendent of Water and Wastewater

Department: Public Works

Reports to: Manager of Water and Wastewater

Posting Date: Friday March 9, 2018

Posting Deadline: Friday March 23, 2018

Salary Range: $82,990.22 to $93,351.91 (based on 2016 rates)
The Superintendent of Water and Wastewater is responsible for the day to day operations and
maintenance of the water and wastewater division including DWQMS, water main breaks, water meter
replacements, pump stations, sanitary sewer collection system, water distribution system, etc.
Other responsibilities include overseeing the organization and completion of daily work activities
of direct reports, conducting regular site visits in order to confirm the quality of work, ensuring
that appropriate inventory levels and equipment are available, maintaining accurate employee and
equipment records, providing emergency on-call response for after hours work activities,
maintaining a safe work environment, and administering the terms and conditions of one collective

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

1. Provide guidance and support to direct reports
2. Monitor the completion of work orders
3. Enforce divisional health and safety program
4. Act as a back up to the Roads and Drainage Superintendent when required
5. Assume the role of Overall Responsible Operator as required
6. Monitor divisional budget and execute business plans
7. Receive, approve, and code divisional invoices
8. Conduct on-site visits in order to confirm the quality of work
9. Verify that external contractors have accurately completed agreed upon work
10. Monitoring and ordering of inventory
11. Ensure compliance with all regulations, standards, and Town policy and procedures
12. Monitor and approve employee time sheets, sick time, banked time, vacation requests, and
13. Assist in the administration of the collective agreement
14. Provide emergency on-call support for after hours coverage
15. Monitor and coordinate staff training
16. Assist in the preparation of Council reports, and attend Council meetings as required

17. All other duties as assigned


• Two (2) year Community College Diploma in Civil Engineering Technician, or equivalent
• Minimum of five (5) years previous related experience
• Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
• Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem solving skills
• Superior verbal and written communication skills
• Valid Class “G” drivers license

Qualifications Considered Assets

• Registered with The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and
• Water Distribution Certificate as regulated by the Ministry of the Environment, currently
Class 1
• Wastewater Collection License as regulated by the Ministry of the Environment, currently
Class 2

Working Conditions

• Duties shall be performed both indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions
• Safety equipment as required (i.e. safety shoes, glasses/goggles, hearing protection, etc.)
• Manual dexterity to use desktop computer, peripherals, etc.
• Periodic local and out of town travel required
• Operation of motor vehicle

Hours of Work

• Primary hours of work are Monday to Friday (35 hours), day shift
• On-call duties as required

Physical Requirements

• Physical work environment requiring extended periods of walking, standing, crouching, bending,
kneeling, climbing, and sitting

Direct Leadership Responsibilities

• Water and Wastewater Leaders
• Water and Wastewater Operators
We thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be
contacted. Personal information is collected pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and
Protection of Privacy Act and will be used solely for the purpose of candidate selection. We are
dedicated to equal opportunity. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment
process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Please submit resume and cover letter in confidence to:
Town of LaSalle
Attn: Human Resources Officer
5950 Malden Road LaSalle, ON N9H 1S4


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