Technologist II - Environmental Services

City of Regina - Regina, SK (30+ days ago)

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  • There are two (2) permanent opportunities
  • There are two (2) term/secondment opportunities of up to two (2) years
This position performs complex and advanced technical work including but not limited to preparation of technical reports, environmental sampling and data management. The position also responds to and assist with environmental spills. The position provides advice and technical analysis related to the delivery of environmental programs.

Typical duties include:
Initiate, develop, maintain and coordinate datasets related to environmental management, infrastructure planning, and field inspection
Provide technical analysis and environmental engineering support related to water, wastewater, drainage and solid waste infrastructure planning, design, construction, operation, preservation, asset management and asset performance.
Review and comment on drawings, specifications, plans and applications from developers and consultants to ensure City standards, specifications and relevant environmental requirements are met. Review development and demolition proposals regarding protection and hazardous materials.
Review reports and develop and maintain a system of records and history on contaminated sites within the City.
Conduct field inspections, surveys, environmental surveillance and environmental testing as required.
Supervise and direct staff, consultants and contractors as required.
Develop and review engineering design, material testing and technology/equipment standards and specifications.
Research and assemble information and prepare technical reports.
Approve requisitions, expenditures and other transactions within the limits of established authority.
Research, evaluate and provide advice on the application of technologies and industry best practices related to environmental services.
Manage projects, work programs and budgets, including contract administration.
Represent the branch in meetings with other branch staff, other departments, the public, consultants, contractors, other government agencies, community associations and City advisory committees.
Tactfully and adequately respond to concerns and inquiries from the general public and other branches/departments/divisions.
Participate in labour relation activities such as staffing, discipline, staff development and performance appraisals of subordinate staff.
Ensure compliance of personnel, equipment, materials, contractors and consultants at work sites to meet Provincial Occupational Health and Safety Act, the City of Regina Occupational Health and Safety Manual, City of Regina Standard and Emergency Operating Procedures, and legislative and regulatory requirements.
Perform work as required.
Assist with the preparation of environmental permit applications and renewal of regulatory permits as needed to ensure seamless operation of City facilities and infrastructure.
Prepare environmental reports for submission to regulators and the administration.
Respond to and assist with the environmental spills.

Candidates will be screened on the following criteria:
The knowledge, abilities and skills are obtained through completion of a two year diploma in Environmental or Water Resources Engineering Technology and a minimum of two years’ experience in related environmental engineering/technical field
Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to apply environmental engineering practices, principles, theories, computations, analyses and statistics.
Knowledge and demonstrated ability with sampling and monitoring programs and laboratory/facility and field testing procedures.
Knowledge of effective supervision and leadership of staff.
Knowledge of applicable regulatory legislation.
Knowledge of planning and budgeting principles.
Ability to review technical documents and understand recommendations.
Ability to oversee and direct work of others.
Skill to work independently and prioritize tasks and projects.
Intermediate skills to create tables and forms, create formulas, create queries and reports, modify and customize charts and tables, use pivot tables and cross tab queries, and import/export data from various sources and formats using software such as in the Microsoft Suite of Professional Office Software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access).
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations and a respectful work environment with superiors, subordinates, co-workers, and the general public.

Working/Other Conditions:
Must be eligible to register and maintain registration under Saskatchewan Applied Science Technologists and Technicians (SASTT).
Must possess a valid Class 5 Driver's License and have a vehicle available for work usage (a travel allowance is provided).
Must be able and willing to perform work of a physical nature in all types of plant, field environments and inclement conditions.

  • Note: Testing may be done to evaluate knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Note: Candidates selected for an interview will be required to provide proof of acquired education.
  • Note: In accordance with the City of Regina’s Criminal Record Check Policy, the position requires that the successful candidate provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment.