Special Project Technologist

Municipal Corporation Newmarket Regional Municipality of York
Department: Environmental Services Department
Branch: Infrastructure Asset Management Branch
Status: Temporary Full-Time
Length of Assignment: 12 months
Location: Newmarket / Ontario
Date Posted: August 20, 2020
Date Closing: September 02, 2020
Number Of Positions: 1


$40.60 to $44.12 per hour
This is a Replacement
Union position - CUPE Local 905 (York Region Unit)

Scheduled Hours


Scheduled Shifts

0830 – 1630

Position Purpose

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

Major Responsibilities

•Assists in ensuring that projects or procedures are carried out according to procedures, plans, specifications and contract standards.
•Provides input and technical support for projects under the direction of Management and/or Senior staff.
•Monitors project activities and ensure that assigned project and task timetables are kept up to date.
•Researches and analyses data to determine requirements and provides supporting data for reports, as required.
•Documents business process changes/business impact of application modifications.
•Researches and evaluates technical reports to monitor system performance and provides recommendations in policies and initiatives for review by Management and/or Senior staff, as directed.
•Checks and records measurements
•Provides input on business process changes and impact of implementation.
•Liaises with internal and external staff, outside agencies, contractors and the public on projects and provides technical information, as directed.
•Participates on committees, public consultation centres, task forces and work groups, as assigned.
•Performs other duties as assigned, in accordance with Branch and Department objectives.


•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 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 Waste Infrastructure.

How to Apply

Please apply online by September 2, 2020. We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

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