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Water Wastewater Assistant Manager - Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation

17 May 2023 1:00 PM | Anonymous

Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation (MSIFN) is a strong, vibrant, and progressive Indigenous community that is a 90-minute drive from the heart of Toronto and a mere 30 minutes southwest of Peterborough.  Located adjacent to the rural community of Port Perry, MSIFN has the benefits of small-town life while and the proximal convenience of urban amenities.

As part of the Anishinabek Nation and signatories to the Williams Treaties and other pre-confederation treaties, MSIFN is extremely proud of their Indigenous culture and long history of protecting Aboriginal and Treaty rights. As partners of the Great Blue Heron Casino and creators of the Noozhoo Nokiiyan Economic Development Limited Partnership, MSIFN has an entrepreneurial spirit and expectation of excellence that is both impressive and exciting.

Water Wastewater Assistant Manager

Reporting to the Water/Wastewater Manager, the Assistant Manager will provide oversight of the operation and maintenance of the water and wastewater treatment plants, water distribution and wastewater collection systems and associated facilities to ensure safe, effective and efficient operations in compliance with all applicable legislation, regulations, policies and certificates of approval. 

Hallmarks of success will include a impressive track record of problem solving and innovation in a highly safety conscious environment; the ability to develop step-by-step processes from targeting a problem to developing a solution; ability to balance time constraints and a heavy workload while managing a complement of staff and projects; time and priority management skills that allow you to identify risk and urgency and to adjust projects and workloads with agility to ensure success.

The likely candidate will possess:

  • Post-secondary education in likely domains of W/WW, Environmental or Civil Engineering disciplines, C.E.T. preferred.
  • Ontario Certifications:
    • Class 3 - Water Treatment;
    • Class 2 - Water Supply and Distribution;
    • Class 2 - Wastewater Treatment; and
    • Class 2 - Wastewater Collection.
  • Responsible Operator (ORO) as required under Ontario Regulation 128/04, Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Guideline No. 5.1, and Drinking Water Operator/Water Quality Analyst Certification, as amended.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in W/WW with at least three (3) years in a related supervisory role.

This opportunity will resonate with professionals who hold the values and interests of Indigenous culture, customs, traditions, and issues in high regard, have a natural affinity for developing highly committed teams. 

To discuss the position in confidence, please call or email. Resumes can be directed to:

Lynda Schroeder, Senior Consultant

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