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Director, Water & Wastewater Services

District Municipality of Muskoka
District Municipality of Muskoka
Application Deadline: 2021-08-23
Posting Expiry Date: 2021-08-20
Date Posted: 2021-07-21
Location: Bracebridge, Ontario

Located just two hours north of Toronto, The District Municipality of Muskoka is where you will find some of Canada’s most beautiful lakes, majestic forests, and stunning Canadian Shield cliffs. The District Municipality of Muskoka (District) was established by Provincial legislation and commenced operations on October 19, 1970. It covers an area of approximately 4800 square kilometres, containing over 650 lakes. Due to this, Muskoka has been Ontario’s premiere summer vacation destination for many years and is known affectionately as “Cottage Country”.

Muskoka is governed by a two-tier municipal system. The District forms the upper-tier, working closely with six lower-tier municipalities; Township of Muskoka Lakes, Township of Georgian Bay, Township of Lake of Bays, Town of Bracebridge, Town of Huntsville, and Town of Gravenhurst. Both levels collaborate and align services to achieve cost efficiencies and best serve residents and visitors to Muskoka.

The District is seeking a strategic and collaborative leader for the role of Director, Water & Wastewater Services.

The Director is responsible for the identification and assessment of needs, strategic planning, prioritization, operation, compliance, renewal and maintenance of all District owned and operated water and wastewater systems and facilities and for ensuring strict adherence with all legislation and regulations pertaining to the treatment, supply and distribution of municipal water and the collection and treatment of wastewater.  The Director is also responsible for the budgeting, design, engineering, tender preparation and approval, and contract management of all major water and sewage system works including hauled waste (lagoons).

A collaborative leader with experience managing multi-discipline teams, the ideal candidate brings a professional designation from OACETT or PEO or licensed to operate Class 4 water and wastewater systems in Ontario. Your proven ability to drive change and lead continuous improvement processes complements your familiarity with provincial and federal environmental statutes and municipal engineering standards and practices.

If you wish to be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume in confidence to margaret.vanwyck@odgersberndtson.com or online at http://www.odgersberndtson.com/en/careers/17312 by August 23, 2021.

The District Municipality of Muskoka is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and the District Municipality of Muskoka throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

District Municipality of Muskoka
Application Deadline: 2021-08-23
Posting Expiry Date: 2021-08-20
Date Posted: 2021-07-21
Location: Bracebridge, Ontario