Environmental Engineering Officer


Environmental Engineering Officer

Town of Renfrew
Location: Renfrew, Ontario
Posted: June 16th 2022
Deadline: July 4th, 2022
Salary: $57,603 - $67,758 per annum

The Town of Renfrew, situated along the Bonnechere River in the heart of the Ottawa Valley, both embraces its rich history, and is committed to progress. Less than an hour from the amenities of the nation’s capital, the town offers exceptional educational opportunities, affordable residential prices and a low crime rate coupled with a strong agriculture tradition and presence to satisfy every interest and provide personal growth opportunities for all.

We are recruiting for an Environmental Engineering Officer. This is a full-time position.

Reporting to the Director of Development and Works, the Environmental Engineering Officer is responsible for providing dayto-day operational support to supervisors and staff regarding environmental engineering programs and environmental compliance. The Environmental Engineering Officer manages projects and staff in areas related to waste management, landfill operations, water quality management, energy monitoring, environmental assessments, health and safety programs and policy/studies as required.

The position also includes annual capital budget forecasting and cost estimating for various projects and initiatives, as well as providing strategic advice, interpretation, guidance, coordination and problem solving in order to successfully manage operations and meet departmental objectives.

Detailed Job Description

  • Minimum of three years of experience in municipal public works or a related field.
  • College technology diploma or university degree in environmental studies or a related field.
  • Ability to obtain a clear vulnerable sector criminal record check.
  • Possess or currently working towards obtaining certification with the Ontario Association of Engineering Technicians and Technologists
  • Knowledge of applicable provincial legislation and regulations including, but not limited to, the Environmental Protection Act, Ontario Water Resources Act, Occupational Health & Safety Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, and the Green Energy Act.
  • Working knowledge of waste management, landfill operations and water quality management.
  • Valid class G driver’s licence.
  • Understanding of environmental assessment and remediation of contaminated sites, however experience in this area is considered an asset.
  • Education, accreditations or courses taken on municipal or provincial government (i.e. AMCTO training) would be considered an asset.
  • Education, accreditations or courses taken on occupational health and safety would also be considered an asset.
Additional Information

This position includes a competitive salary of $57,603-$67,758 per annum (2022 rates) as well as a comprehensive benefit package. In addition, the Town of Renfrew offers exemplarily values, a strong community spirit, a rural quality of life, well maintained infrastructure, and an outdoor recreation paradise, all of which help to create a productive environment for personal growth and success.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume, in MS Word or PDF format stating “Town of Renfrew - Environmental Engineering Officer”, by 4:00 p.m., Monday, July 4th, 2022 to the County of Renfrew's human resources department.

Thank you for your interest, however, only applicants considered for an interview will be contacted. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the selection process. Applicants must make their needs known in advance. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Contact Information
Human Resources, County of Renfrew
Town of Renfrew
Renfrew, Ontario, Canada

Email: hrinfo@countyofrenfrew.on.ca
Website: www.renfrew.ca
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