Local recruitment: Water Program Coordinator

Regional Municipality of Waterloo

Kitchener, ON, Canada 🇨🇦

Length:  Temporary Full-time (for up to approximately 10 months)

Department/Division:  Transportation & Environmental Services/Water Services

Hours of Work:  35 hours per week

Union:  CUPE Local 1883

Grade:  11

Salary/Wage:  $61,843.60 – $70,288.40 per annum/$33.98 – $38.62 per hour

Location:  Administration Headquarters 150 Frederick St., Kitchener

Closing Date:  October 12, 2021

Description of Duties:  

Coordinates and administers water efficiency and water protection programs and services, including conducting water efficiency audits, compliance with the Water Conservation by-law, and public outreach to promote sustainable water, wastewater and stormwater use.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:  

• Knowledge of the practices and principles of water resource management; water efficiency technology; water auditing procedures and techniques; social marketing; and project coordination, acquired through a 3-year degree in a related field (e.g., science, engineering, environmental studies, geography, business administration, marketing/education), plus 3 years of related experience in coordinating projects.
• Knowledge and ability to follow corporate policies and procedures, legislation, municipal by-laws, and standards (e.g., plumbing codes and standards, Canadian Standards Association, Water Conservation by-law, health and safety, Clean Water Act).
• Organizational, planning, and research skills to coordinate program activities; adapt to frequently changing priorities; review and evaluate new technology; and provide input into programs.
• Communication, human relations, and presentation skills to promote programs to the public, community, business and special interest groups; respond to inquiries and complaints from the public; explain incentive programs and water efficiency audit results; and participate as an effective team member.
• Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, contractor proposals/quotations, program information, and research journals. Ability to write and design promotional information and resources, reports, correspondence, and standard operating procedures.
• Computer skills with ability to use software such as Microsoft Office, relational databases, a document management system, and GIS.
• May be required to alter working hours for events and water by-law peaks/emergencies. Is requested to work weekend hours for same.
• Ability to travel to locations within Waterloo Region.
• Ability to support and demonstrate the Region’s values.

Please apply online, by the closing date Oct 12, 2021 quoting competition number 2021-2118.

We thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview.

The Region of Waterloo is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and supporting the well-being of our employees. We encourage qualified applicants to apply and will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the hiring process.

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