Water/Wastewater Task Force Program
City of Greater Sudbury
Sudbury, ON, Canada
5d ago

Duties :

Under the supervision of the Program Lead, Water / Wastewater Task Force.

  • Develop, execute and evaluate communication plans as identified by the Water / Wastewater Task Force (WWTF) project charter.
  • Develop and deliver presentations to Council and its committees, internal staff and the public. Promote the reduction of Inflow and Infiltration (I / I), water efficiency and the Water / Wastewater Asset Management Plan.
  • In liaison with the Communication and Community Engagement Division, develop and implement education and outreach materials (e.
  • g. flyers, website information, letters to affected customers, FAQ’s for the City’s 3-1-1 system, etc.) relating to the objectives of the WWTF program.

  • Work with staff from various CGS departments and external agencies to develop and implement the communication plan for the WWTF program.
  • Develop and conduct community outreach activities that promote I / I reduction, water efficiency, source protection, source control and other Water / Wastewater initiatives in various formats (e.
  • g. workshops, tours, information / display booths, special events, etc.).

  • Initiate contact with the residential, industrial, commercial and institutional sector to conduct development of the site-specific lateral disconnection programs.
  • Provide on-going maintenance and support.

  • Work with Conservation Sudbury and internal staff to develop and implement Education and Outreach programs related to Source Water Protection and storm water initiatives.
  • Work evenings and weekends, as required.
  • Communicate and share information with other municipalities regarding WWTF objectives.
  • Receive calls from the general public regarding WWTF initiatives and provide general information and respond to enquiries.
  • Escalate complaints to the Program Lead, Water / Wastewater Task Force.

  • Develop and maintain a thorough working knowledge of CGS’s Safety Manual and the applicable Provincial legislation listed therein.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Qualifications :

  • Successful completion of a Community College Diploma in Communications or Public Relations.
  • Up to six (6) months of related experience.
  • Experience working in a Water / Wastewater or Municipal environment is considered an asset.
  • Demonstrate strong organizational and communication abilities.
  • Knowledge of best practices within areas of responsibility.
  • Knowledge and understanding of public education and outreach strategies.
  • Knowledge and understanding of asset management strategies, water / wastewater issues and related legislation and regulations is an asset.
  • Proven ability to work with computer software and administrative systems in a Windows environment (e.g. file maintenance, word processing, computerized spreadsheet applications, presentation software, information input and retrieval, etc.).
  • Proficiency using presentation and design software to create educational material and videos.
  • Must provide, at own cost, a current Vulnerable Sector Check.
  • Excellent use of English and French; verbally and in writing.
  • Satisfactory health, attendance and former employment history.
  • Must be physically capable of operating a vehicle safely, possess a valid driver’s licence, have an acceptable driving record, and personal insurance coverage.
  • Note : A Vulnerable Sector Check will be requested by the Hiring Manager should you be the candidate of choice. Please do not submit your Vulnerable Sector Check with your application.

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