Special Project Technologist

Board of Health Newmarket York Regional Health Service Department
Department: Environmental Services Department
Branch: Infrastructure Asset Management Branch
Status: Full-Time
Location: Newmarket / Ontario
Date Posted: August 03, 2018
Date Closing: August 20, 2018
Number Of Positions: 1

Progressive. Collaborative. Accountable. Draw on your passion. Shape our community. Progressive and collaborative, with a clear, long-term vision. We value employees’ contributions and inspire excellence. We are driven by a desire to help shape and serve the growing community in which we live and work.

Position Purpose

Reporting to the Project Manager and under the guidance of senior staff, is responsible for carrying out assignments for specific projects or programs; conducting activities related to environmental water/wastewater management programs or environmental assessment processes; assisting Department users with their business requirements; collecting and analyzing infrastructure condition data to produce reports for internal and external users; assisting in various projects and budget activities; and providing support in the research, design, analysis and planning activities of the Branch.


•Successful completion of a three year Community College Diploma Program in Civil Engineering Technology or Environmental Studies.
•Up to one year experience working in a Water and Wastewater Management environment
•Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license and reliable vehicle to use on corporate business.
•Knowledge of applicable guidelines, procedures, standards and legislation including Occupational Health and Safety Act.
•Knowledge of theory, principles and practices of public consultation process, program development, planning, design and construction and Water and Wastewater and/or Solid Waste Infrastructure.
•Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in water and wastewater treatment process, conveyance and collection system design, technical data collection, design development, project reporting and progress tracking.)
•Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including communication, innovation, teamwork and collaboration, and personal ownership.
•Computer literacy utilizing MS software applications as well as demonstrated proficiency with the application of specialized software relevant to the technical specialty (e.g. AutoCad and Project Scheduling).
•Ability to provide technical support for projects under direction of Management and/or Senior staff.
•Ability to read, interpret and comment on technical reports, engineering drawings and maps.
•Ability to work outside regular business hours as required.

Scheduled Hours


Scheduled Shifts

0830 – 1630

How to Apply

Please apply on-line by August 20, 2018, quoting competition #22647. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email or by telephone.


$39.90 - $43.37 per hour. This is a Union position.

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