Job: Supervisor, Water Operations

Title Supervisor, Water Operations
Employer The City of Vaughan
Application Close Date Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Location Vaughan
Date Posted June 6, 2019
Job Information


We have an exciting Full Time Non-Unionized opportunity in the

Environmental Services Department for an experienced and motivated individual 

Supervisor, Water Operations

(JOB # J0519-0644)


As one of Southern Ontario’s fastest growing cities, with its mix of urban and rural areas, Vaughan is an in-demand place to live and work. Vaughan is considered one of Canada’s most family friendly cities with a dynamic and diverse population of over 300,000. With one of the top performing economies, a growing tourism industry and an enviable portfolio of recreational and cultural venues, this is the place where you want to be.


In accordance with all applicable Federal, Provincial and Municipal Acts and Regulations, responsible to supervise the water operations, including testing and corrective actions, protective maintenance programs and repair activities for all parts of the water distribution system and related infrastructure; responsible for the creation of protective maintenance programs and activities in consultation with the Manager; prepare and maintain all associated records, reports and paperwork; and provide backup support to the other Environmental Services Supervisors as assigned.


Qualifications and experience:

  • Community College Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology or suitable equivalent.
  • Maintain membership in the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).
  • Possession of a valid Water Distribution Level 2 Operator License or higher, acquired through written examination, is preferred.
  • Minimum of five (5) years progressively more responsible municipal water/wastewater and drainage maintenance experience, including three years (3) years supervisory experience preferably in a unionized environment.
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of Municipal water distribution systems.
  • Proficient computer and keyboarding skills, including well developed knowledge and application of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Excellent oral / written communication, interpersonal, and public relations skills, coupled with effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven customer service skills are essential to deliver “Service Excellence” to Vaughan residents and customers of the City’s water distribution system.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in the City’s core competencies and relevant functional competencies.
  • Competent in confined space entry in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • A valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license in good standing.
  • Available to work beyond regular hours as required.


In addition to offering a competitive compensation package, we have a strong focus on health and wellness, including fitness facilities and family-focused benefits.


If you are an energetic person who is interested in bringing your knowledge and passion to the City of Vaughan, please click here to apply online by Tuesday June 18, 2019.


Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The City of Vaughan is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The City of Vaughan is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.


Applicant information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 (S.O. 2001,c.25) and will be used to determine qualifications for employment with The Corporation of the City of Vaughan.  Questions about this collection should be directed to the Office of the Chief Human Resources Officer, 2141 Major Mackenzie Drive, Vaughan, ON, L6A 1T1, (905) 832-8585.

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