Current Job Opportunities

Environmental Project Officer- Water Security Agency of Saskatchewan

Environmental & Municipal Management Services Division
Competition Number: WSA-35-2020/21
Download a copy of the job description here.

Location: Swift Current, Saskatchewan

Our Environmental Services team acts as a regulatory body focusing on municipal and privately-owned waterworks and sewage works to ensure facilities achieve the provincial standards for drinking water and wastewater effluent quality. We are searching for an enthusiastic individual to join a team of technical and professional staff performing this important work.

As a member of the southern team some of the duties you will be responsible for are to provide technical advice and expertise to stakeholders’ specific to the operation, maintenance and monitoring of water and wastewater treatment facilities with a primary focus on ensuring safe drinking water supplies for Saskatchewan residents.

This employee will undertake facility inspections and conducts water quality tests, providing guidance and expertise to plant operators to ensure compliant operations and to help diagnose problems and find suitable solutions. You will also respond to and provide advice in the event of water and/or wastewater works related upsets, emergencies or disease outbreaks and conducts formal investigations, contributes to the development of drinking water and wastewater related external policies and internal and
external operational protocols.

The successful candidate should possess a degree in natural or physical sciences, environmental or civil engineering, integrated environmental sciences, biology, chemistry, or physics; or an equivalent combination of experience and training.

This candidate is to have 3 years experience and must possess or be eligible to obtain a Level 2 Water Treatment and Level 2 Water Distribution Operators Certificate or have successfully completed a Level 2 Water Treatment and Level 2 Water Distribution Course and Exam.

An innovative approach to Water Management

Water Security Agency (WSA) is a unique organization in Canada – bringing together all of government’s core water management responsibilities in one place. We manage the province’s water supply, regulate drainage, own and operate 72 dams and related canals, write water policy and law, build needed scientific knowledge, assess water quality and ecological health, develop and deliver water programs, interjurisdictional water agreements, protect water quality, ensure safe drinking water and treatment of wastewater, reduce flood and drought damage, protect aquatic habitat and provide information about water.

We offer rewarding career opportunities, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. To learn more about the work we do and for a full scope of duties for this position, visit wsask.ca.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, quoting the competition number WSA-35-2020/21, and detailed resume, by 5:00 pm, September 4, 2020 to:

Human Resources Water Security Agency 111 Fairford St. E. Moose Jaw, SK S6H 7X9
Email: hr@wsask.ca (Preferred Method)

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Water Resources Engineer, McElhanney Ltd. (Calgary, AB)

Status

Permanent, Full Time

Role Overview

McElhanney Ltd. is looking for an expert Water Resources Engineer in stormwater management to support our projects through preparing stormwater reports, master drainage plans, and other drainage design for both municipal and transportation projects. This is an expanding field for the Calgary branch, so a desire and ability to grow the business by identifying new opportunities, thinking like the client, and building a team is critical.

Responsibilities

  • Model and analyze surface water flows, underground storm systems, design stormwater retention / management facilities, evaluate small dams, and design hydraulic structures.
  • Provide advice and consultation on regulatory and legislative issues surrounding water resource projects. Coordinate with approval agencies to make these projects happen.
  • Coordinate technical delivery between different inter-disciplinary groups.
  • Pursue new business opportunities and lead proposal development for municipal, transportation, and resource-related projects.
  • Mentor junior staff and assist in identifying and filling new roles as the business grows.

Requirements

  • Registration in good standing as a Professional Engineer (P. Eng.).
  • 7+ years of experience in rural and urban water resources.
  • Excellent communication skills are a must.
  • Experience with City of Calgary standards and approvals processes is required. Experience with projects in British Columbia is a significant plus.
  • Knowledge of Low Impact Development (LID)  principles is very desired.
  • Track record of pursuing new water-related projects and delivering great results to clients.

For more information on McElhanney, the role, and how to apply, please see the McElhanney website.

Environmental Project Officer – Competition # WSA41-2019/20

Our Environmental Services team acts as a regulatory body focusing on municipal and privately-owned waterworks and sewage works to ensure  facilities achieve the provincial standards for drinking water and wastewater effluent quality.

As a member of the southern team some of the duties you will be responsible for are to provide technical advice and expertise to stakeholders’ specific to the  operation, maintenance and monitoring of water and wastewater treatment facilities. This employee will undertake facility inspections and conducts water quality tests, providing guidance and expertise to plant operators to ensure compliant operations and to help diagnose problems and find suitable  solutions.

We offer rewarding career opportunities, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

To learn more about the work we do and this position, visit www.wsask.ca

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  • Continuing the ad for more than one week will be possible at a cost of $100 per week.
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  1. a copy of the advertisement including links to further information (with French version if needed),
  2. date posting should begin, and
  3. date posting is to be removed.