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Supervisor, Wastewater Treatment Maintenance (COL01286)

City of London
City of London
Application Deadline: 2023-02-07
Date Posted: 2023-01-24
Location: London, Ontario

Summary of Duties

Reporting to the Manager, Wastewater Treatment Operations, the Supervisor, Wastewater Treatment Maintenance supports the goals and objectives of the Division by providing technical and operational guidance to deliver efficient operations and maintenance of equipment and infrastructure within the pollution control plant and water distribution system.  With a focus on high standards of work quality, and exceptional supervision of staff, the Supervisor, Wastewater Treatment Maintenance contributes to the development of a culture of inclusion and respect, innovation, commitment to health and safety, and effective collaboration with managers and staff across the Service Area.


  • Five to eight years or prior experience in related field as an industrial millwright or electrician or in servicing industrial machinery and equipment including team leadership or supervisory responsibilities.
  • Completion of a Community College program and/or professional experience in a related field, such as: Mechanical Engineering Technician (Industrial Maintenance) program, a Certificate of Qualification as an Industrial Millwright; or Electrical Engineering Technician, a Certificate of Qualification as an Electrician.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Must be able to wear a respirator and be fit tested in accordance with the CSA standard and maintain self-contained breathing apparatus and other safety equipment.
  • Must possess valid Ontario Class G (minimum) Drivers Licence and be able to maintain same.
  • Ability to work in the water and wastewater environment with exposure to treatment process chemicals, waste odours, and varying climatic conditions in which solid and liquid waste is processed.
  • Ability to work at heights, and in confined spaces.
  • Ability to follow established schedules of operation to ensure the efficient and safe operation of wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations and related equipment.
  • Must be familiar with:
    • various machine shop equipment including: drills, cutting and grinding equipment and a basic understanding of good shop practices, and/or
    • electrical lockout procedures and be familiar with basic electrical circuits.

Specialized Training & Licenses

Skills and abilities in the following areas are necessary:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the above identified areas of accountability with an understanding of the Unit’s programs and services.
  • Demonstrated success leading or supervising employees, contracted services and consultants.
  • Proven commitment to the safety of employees with knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and applicable regulations as it relates to the position.
  • Ability to understand the importance of service delivery; develop and implement initiatives that support the Unit’s customers in a timely and effective way.
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal and customer services skills, including conflict resolution and problem solving; demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with diverse populations within the community; experience working collaboratively with organizations, clients, and other stake holders.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Strong verbal, written, interpersonal, communication, facilitation, and presentation skills; demonstrated political acumen.
  • Ability to work varied hours to meet requirements of the position including on call and standby assignments. Shift work may be required.
  • Ability to be available to respond to emergencies or other work situations beyond the regular working day, as required, often on short notice.

Compensation and Other Information

$84,889 to $110,855

This is a permanent, full-time position.

How to Apply

For a complete job description and to apply on-line, please visit the City of London website at

Please note following the interview stage, proof of education as well as a criminal record check will be required prior to moving to the next stage in the selection process.

Closing Date for Applications:  Tuesday, February 7, 2023

We appreciate all applications, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

As an inclusive employer, we are committed to providing a fully accessible recruitment process. Please contact us at any time during the recruitment process and let us know what accessible supports you may need.

City of London
Application Deadline: 2023-02-07
Date Posted: 2023-01-24
Location: London, Ontario