Manager, Environmental Services

environmental services utilities & trades
Posted On: Oct 3, 2017
Closing Date: Nov 2, 2017
Peterborough Recruitment
 
Manager, Environmental Services
 
With its thriving economy and widely respected educational, cultural and healthcare institutions, the City of Peterborough offers a sought-after quality of life. The City also enjoys the outdoor surroundings of the Kawartha Lakes with four seasons of natural beauty and an abundance of recreational possibilities. If you are looking for a progressive opportunity in a mid-sized municipality with close proximity to major cities and a close-knit sense of civic pride, consider the City of Peterborough. The City has a population of 81,000 and an ever-changing infusion of visitors who add dynamism and prosperity to the region.
 
Reporting to the Director, Utility Services, this position oversees the operation of a Class IV Water Pollution Control Plant, Waste Water Collection System, the Centennial Fountain in Little Lake, the Peterborough County/City Waste Management Facility, and the City Waste Management program. With a team of 23 staff, the Manager, Environmental Services is responsible for meeting provincial standards and regulations related to the City’s WWTP and Waste Management Facility. Overseeing environmental investigations including Phase I and II Environmental Assessments, the Manager interacts regularly with Ministry staff. Motivating and mentoring staff, budgeting, asset management, report writing and performance improvements are all key responsibilities in this role. The Manager represents the division to Senior Management and Council, engages the public and industry, as well as facilitates research with Trent University and Fleming College.
 
An experienced environmental services professional, the ideal candidate possesses a university degree however those with significant experience will also be considered. Candidates must have the ability to complete the written portion of the Class IV WWT license. You have managed staff in a unionized setting and understand collective agreements. Collaborative and cooperative, you problem solve beyond conventional methods. You are known for being innovative, focused on customer service, and are committed to continuous improvement.
 
The City of Peterborough is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and the City throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.
 
To explore this opportunity further, please contact Julia Robarts in Odgers Berndtson’s Toronto office at 416-366-1990 or submit your resume and related information online at www.odgersberndtson.com.
 
Deadline: November 2, 2017
Salary: up to $109,000