City of Toronto - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job ID: 10341

Job Category: Project Management

Division & Section: Toronto Water, TW Water Infrastructure Management

Work Location: Metro Hall, 55 John Street, Toronto

Job Type & Duration: Full-time, 2 Temporary (24 month) vacancies

Salary: $88,979.80 - $104,540.80, PSG #TM2241, wage grade: 6.5.

Shift Information: Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week

Affiliation: Non-Union

Number of Positions Open: 2

Posting Period: 11-Aug-2020 to 25-Aug-2020

Job Summary:
To provide project management for policy and procedure implementation that support changes to achieve heightened responsiveness to development applications, while assuring sound fiscal support for and operation of Toronto Water infrastructure.

Major Responsibilities:
Manages and provides leadership for assigned projects from inception to completion. Assesses funding, schedule, scope requirements, develops Terms of Reference, fully defines project deliverables and manages change conditions. Ensures effective teamwork, communication, high standards of work quality, organizational performance, documentation and continuous learning
Responsible for providing project management and technical expertise supporting Water Infrastructure Management core businesses including implementation of projects to set out processes for determining system capacity, addressing approvals and agreement management, process for resolving conflicts in between application requests and infrastructure specifications and allocation of access to infrastructure capacity on an area wide basis
Identifies and analyzes current projects, business processes and practices; prepares gap analysis and needs assessments and recommends overall solutions for business initiatives, collaborating with other units and sections on like needs to ensure the most efficient solution.
Responsible for coordination of development review and technical studies, assist senior engineers and senior project managers with more complex assignments, and undertake technical investigations, analyses, surveys, investigations, research and development.
Responsible for coordination of inter-divisional programs, including program development, resource allocation, monitoring service standards and delivery levels
Develops program performance indicators and establishes reporting requirements in accordance with approved corporate policies and guidelines
Coordinates related work between various stakeholders; and prepares, develops and negotiates agreement and MoUs with other divisions/sections and partner organizations, agencies.
Ensures the proper maintenance of all required documentation and produces or supervises the production of such documents.
Participates in studies, analyses, surveys, research and helps develop effective solutions for complex problems while controlling measures for quality, efficiency and effectiveness of services.
Establishes and maintains linkages to other units in the City to co-ordinate input and ensure effective partnership.
Conducts research into assigned area ensuring that such research takes into account developments within the field, corporate policies and practices, legislation and initiatives by other levels of government.
Anticipates, analyzes and identifies organizational and program delivery impacts of emerging issues and activities; recommends innovative divisional solutions using sound professional judgment, conflict resolution and negotiation skills
Monitors work output, reviews project deliverables and ensures project staff and divisional stakeholders complete assigned deliverables on time, on schedule and on budget and at quality standards.
Develops and implements project control systems, procurement oversight, cost evaluation methodologies, performance evaluation criteria, in accordance with approved corporate policies and guidelines.
Reviews, evaluates and recommends detailed project plans and project deliverables to Director/Manager including the overall scheduling of projects and reports on the status of all subprojects and ensures City obligations are met and are in compliance.

Key Qualifications:
Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

Project Management experience in a Policy or Engineering environment related to the Job Summary.
Interpersonal and team skills with the ability to collaborate and work effectively with staff, contractors, colleagues, elected officials, consultants, developers, and other internal and external clients and stakeholders.
Ability to plan and coordinate work of staff and have an understanding of modern principles and practices of management and management controls.
Knowledge of Legislation related to the position, including the Planning Act, Clean Water Act, Ministry of Environment Regulations and other relevant codes and regulations related to waterworks.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing at all organizational levels, including to effectively communicate technical information to a non-technical audience.
Proficiency in the use of general computer software including Microsoft Windows, Excel and Word and project tracking software

Possession of PMP certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI) would be an asset.

You must also have:
Excellent report writing, communication (oral and written), presentation and interpersonal skills to deal effectively throughout all levels of the organization, political representatives, consultants, contractors and the public.
Proven ability to lead effective project teams using negotiation and conflict resolution skills, and develop collaborative internal and external business relationships.
Proven to be action oriented, innovative and flexible individual with a proven successful track record initiating, managing and completing multiple projects.
Ability to effectively organize and manage project teams and staff
Excellent conceptual, analytical, and problem solving skills.
Ability to work under pressure and prioritize activities to meet tight deadlines.
Commitment to customer service, performance quality, and continuous improvement.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

The City is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness that reflects the diverse residents that we serve.


The City of Toronto is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. Disability-related accommodation during the application process is available upon request.