Job: Superintendent – Water Distribution & Wastewater Collection

Title Superintendent – Water Distribution & Wastewater Collection
Employer City of Hamilton
Application Close Date Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Location City of Hamilton
Date Posted May 19, 2017
Job Information

Superintendent – Water Distribution & Wastewater Collection

Your progressive supervisory background in the water and wastewater industry will serve as a solid foundation for your success in this leadership role with Hamilton Water.

Reporting to the Manager of Water Distribution & Wastewater Collection, you will assume Overall Responsible Operator responsibilities for the City of Hamilton’s wastewater collection system. As Supervisor, you will also maintain accountability and responsibility for the delivery of services associated with the wastewater collection system, wastewater customer service programs and contract services related to the replacement and repair of the water distribution and wastewater collection systems.

Your qualifications as Superintendent of Water Distribution & Wastewater Collection include:

  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge of operational, preventive maintenance and construction activities for municipal potable water distribution and wastewater collection systems normally acquired through a community college diploma as an Engineering Technologist (Civil preferred) or approved equivalent and/or a combination of education and progressive work-related experience.
  • Holding, at time of application, an MOECC Class III Operator Certificate (by exam) in Wastewater Collection as a minimum; preference will be given to candidates with higher levels of certification by exam.
  • Excellent leadership, facilitation, communication, presentation, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Progressive satisfactory supervisory experience in the water and wastewater industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage a multi-disciplinary staff in a results-oriented environment and a predominantly unionized setting.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency using Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), and spatial applications such as GIMS/Geomedia.
  • Proficiency using computer maintenance management systems (HANSEN preferred).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of City of Hamilton Bylaws; City of Hamilton and Provincial Health and Safety policies, Acts and regulations; Ministry of Transportation regulations; Maintenance Management Standards; Provincial Fire Codes; Building Codes and Plumbing Codes; and the Safe Drinking Water Act and its regulations, as they relate to the operation of water distribution and wastewater systems.

NOTE: As a condition of employment, the successful applicant will be required to obtain a satisfactory Criminal Record & Judicial Matters Check, at his/her own expense, prior to beginning work in this position.

NOTE: Must possess and maintain a Class “G” Driver’s Licence valid in the Province of Ontario and provide a personal vehicle for use on the job.

This permanent, full-time position offers a wage range of $52.037 to $60.863 per hour (based on a 35‑hour work week schedule).

Hamilton. A city of progress.

At the City of Hamilton, our vision is “to be the best place in Canada to raise a child and age successfully.” With our rich history, culturally strong and diverse communities, blend of urban and rural attractions, and ideal location in the heart of the Golden Horseshoe, Hamilton is a vibrant community of neighbours. We are also a leading employer, with many opportunities to grow and excel. We invite you to share in our vision as part of the Hamilton Water Division in the Public Works Department.

For full details and to apply

If you are interested in working alongside a dedicated team that’s contributing to the well-being of Hamilton’s residents, please visit for details on this Water Distribution & Wastewater Collection Superintendent position, JOB ID #12627, and to apply online, by Wednesday, May 31, 2017.

The City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

The City of Hamilton values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people. We thank all who have applied; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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