Manager, Water & Waste Services
City of Whitehorse Whitehorse
5d ago

Job Summary :

The incumbent manages, plans, organizes, controls and evaluates activities to ensure the safe, sustainable, reliable and efficient operation of the Water and Waste services department.

Perform at the management level in developing and directing municipal goals, financial and business plans, and strategies to ensure the effective planning and delivery of programs and services.

Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Manage the daily operations of the department’s activities in planning and implementing the development and delivery of operations, maintenance to meet municipal water treatment and distribution system, wastewater collection and treatment, storm drainage systems, and waste management systems.
  • In collaboration with the management team, direct the review and evaluation of water and sewer activities on an on-going basis and recommend improvement to system policies, standards, processes and facilities.
  • Manage and provide leadership in all human resource areas, including recruitment and performance management consistent with collective agreements and city policies.
  • Ensure, as reasonably practicable, that all water and waste systems are operated in accordance with regulatory and legislated requirements.
  • Manage maintenance activities that include establishing service and priority setting agreements with other departments.
  • Ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that safety procedures and standards are followed by staff throughout the department.
  • Prepare and control the department’s annual Capital and Operation and Maintenance four year budgets.
  • Draft and process purchasing contracts for equipment, materials, supplies, capital goods and services.
  • Participate actively on various joint committees to maintain ongoing relations between management, employees and act as Director, Infrastructure & Operations as assigned.
  • Other related duties.
  • This description contains elements necessary for identification and evaluation of the job. The incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

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