Local recruitment: Water Resources Engineer (Regional Infrastructure Team)

Conservation Halton

Burlington, ON, Canada 🇨🇦

Posted: January 20, 2023

Posting end date: February 1, 2023

Permanent, Full Time

Work Arrangement: Hybrid

Work Location: Administration Office – 2596 Britannia Road, Burlington, ON, L7G 0G3

Your Opportunity

Reporting to the Regional Infrastructure Team Lead, the Water Resources Engineer will:

  • Review, analyze and make recommendations on applications made under Conservation Halton’s regulation (Ontario Regulation 162/06) with respect to issues related to hydraulics, hydrology, geomorphology, geotechnical engineering and erosion and sediment controls
  • Review, analyze and make recommendations for applications/projects received under the Environmental Assessment Act with respect to riverine hazards associated with flooding and erosion; hydrologic impacts to wetlands; other hazardous lands; stormwater management, as it relates to hazards; and erosion and sediment controls
  • Participate in corporate and inter-agency task forces, technical review teams and/or steering committees
  • Undertake site inspections and compliance monitoring as required prior, during and post construction
  • Assist with the development of policies, procedures and guidelines for the administration and implementation of Ontario Regulation 162/06
  • Assist in the review of natural hazards mapping
  • Participate in the preparation of expert planning and technical teams’ advice and opinions on behalf of Conservation Halton at the Ontario Land Tribunal or other tribunals
  • Liaise and communicate effectively with developers, consultants, municipal, provincial and federal partners and other stakeholders in order to deliver Conservation Halton’s programs related to water resources engineering
  • Liaise with internal departments to assist in other Conservation Halton initiatives
  • Keep informed with updated standards, technologies, and best management practices related to natural hazards and stormwater management
  • Perform duties in accordance with Conservation Halton’s safety policies and procedures and the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Such other related duties as assigned by the Regional Infrastructure Team Lead

Your Qualifications

  • Graduate from University degree program in Water Resources or Civil Engineering or related program from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • Designated as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.), licensed in the Province of Ontario
  • CISEC certification (or equivalent) an asset
  • 5 years relevant development review/design experience
  • Working knowledge of Conservation Authorities ActEnvironmental Assessment Act, and other related legislation an asset
  • Experience in hydrology, hydraulics, and geomorphology
  • Working knowledge of hydrologic and hydraulic modeling
  • Knowledge of principles, design, policies, and procedures related to stormwater and watershed management
  • Experience in geotechnical engineering, hydrogeology, and construction an asset
  • Experience developing, fostering, and sustaining effective and positive relationships, both internal and external to the organization
  • Ability to work with computer software and administrative systems in a Windows environment (e.g., file maintenance; word processing; presentation and GIS software; spreadsheet applications; information input and retrieval, etc.)

Your Reward

  • Salary starting at $93,846 based on a 35-hour work week
  • You will work in an inspiring setting with views of the Niagara Escarpment
  • You will work with a creative, talented, and solutions-focused team
  • You will work for an organization that places tremendous value on the professional development and wellness of its employees
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Participation in the OMERS defined benefit pension plan, with generous employer-matching
  • Free access to Conservation Ontario parks
  • Season passes and lift tickets for the Glen Eden ski and snowboard area
  • Discounts on Conservation Halton services, food and merchandise

Our Core Values

Diversity and Inclusion â€“ We endeavor to understand, accept, and appreciate the value of our differences and encourage authenticity.

Learning and Innovation â€“ We embrace the need for continuous improvement, the opportunity to learn from others and the benefits of sharing knowledge.

Person-Centered Service â€“ We make people a priority through customer-centred engagement, predictive problem-solving and high-quality service.

Collaboration â€“ We seek out and trust in the skills, expertise, and experience of others in order to achieve our common ambition.

Sustainability â€“ We consider the environmental impact of everything we do and always keep future generations in mind when making decisions.

Integrity â€“ We make decisions with accountability, transparency, and a strong sense of personal responsibility for our choices and actions.

Resilience â€“ We are positive and proud of our ability to quickly and effectively respond to change.

To Apply

Please email your application to careers@hrca.on.ca by: February 1, 2023

Your application should include:

  1. Your resume and cover letter in one pdf document
  2. Reference your name and the position title in the subject line
  3. In the body of your email, please indicate where you heard about this opportunity

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Conservation Halton is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code. 

Conservation Halton will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

Personal information provided is collected under the authority of The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.




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