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City : Toronto

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Industry : Government

Employer : City of Toronto


  • Job ID: 14775
  • Job Category: Engineering & Technical
  • Division & Section: Toronto Water, Environment & Administration
  • Work Location: 30 Dee Ave, (moving to 2026 Kipling Ave Summer 2021)
  • Job Type & Duration: 2 Temporary (24 month) vacancies
  • Hourly Rate and Wage Grade: $33.63 to $36.85, TF0320, Wage Grade 9
  • Shift Information: Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week
  • Affiliation: L79 Full Time
  • Number of Positions Open: 2
  • Posting Period: 08-Apr-2021 to 22-Apr-2021



Major Responsibilities:


Reporting to the Supervisor of Environmental Monitoring and Protection, and receiving work direction from the Engineering Technologist Technician 1, the Engineering Technologist Technician 3 primarily performs calculations, tracking, and data analysis associated with both the Industrial Waste Surcharge Program and Sanitary Discharge Program. The Engineering Technologist Technician 3 performs field work consisting of environmental sampling/ monitoring of industrial, commercial and institutional operations as required.


  •  Collects, maintains and analyzes data relating to the Industrial Waste Surcharge Program and Private Water Discharge Program; obtains data as required from iPACS system and Grubbs statistical program
  •  Analyzes and interprets sampling data collected in the Industrial Waste Surcharge Program
  • Analyzes and interprets groundwater sampling data against the Sewers Bylaw submitted in applications associated with Sanitary and Storm Discharge Agreements and Permits
  • Prepares billing calculations associated with the industrial waste surcharge program using a statistical calculation system
  • Prepares billing calculations associated with non-purchased City water under a Sanitary Discharge permit or Agreement
  • Collects samples entering a City Sewer system for analysis by a laboratory and inspects facility when field data shows non compliance with the Sewers Bylaw; logs water samples into iPACS database/works management systems
  • Maintains and updates unit's sampling and associated equipment inventory and condition of equipment to determine when and what equipment needs to be ordered or re-ordered
  • Reads and interprets technical and Sewer drawings in accordance with City standards, permits, agreements, and safety regulations
  • Investigates, researches and conducts studies as required by the Supervisor or ETT 1
  • Collects and analyzes data and prepares reports; responds to complaints and inquiries regarding the Industrial Waste Surcharge Program and Private Water Discharge Program
  • Assists Engineering Technologist Technician 1 with correspondence, billing, and tracking data relating to the Industrial Waste Surcharge Program and Private Water Discharge Program
  • Maintains and updates operational procedures and manuals for Industrial Waste Surcharge and Private Water Discharge Program areas
  • Operates a variety of mechanical, digital, analogue, wireless computerized equipment and other equipment to perform monitoring tasks



Key Qualifications:


Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:


  1. Graduate in Civil, Chemical, Environmental or Earth Sciences Engineering Technology or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  2. Experience in environmental monitoring/sampling field work and taking detailed field notes of observations and work performed.
  3. Considerable experience in computer software including Microsoft Excel, Word and Sample Data Management Systems (i.e. LIMS) and works management systems such as iPACS
  4.  Must possess and be able to maintain a valid Province of Ontario "G" driver's licence and be eligible to qualify for a City's driver's permit 
  5.  Experience in preparation of data files, data summaries and generating graphical summaries


You must also have:


  • Knowledge in the sampling of ground water, surface water, industrial, commercial and institutional
  • Knowledge of groundwater and industrial wastewater generation.
  • Familiarity and knowledge of water and wastewater treatment systems and groundwater and its treatment systems
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings and documents (e.g. plans and profiles, sewer drawings, specifications etc.)
  • Understanding of the principles and application of environmental monitoring theories, methods and practices.
  • Familiarity with relevant regulations, statutes, standards and practices (e.g. Occupational Health and Safety Act, Ministry of Environment Acts)
  • Basic analytical skills with the ability to perform manual and computerized mathematical calculations in an engineering environment
  • Ability to work effectively with consultants, contractors, colleagues, and other City employees at all levels and members of the public
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, at all organizational levels
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, organize


City of Toronto employees must apply to full-time or part-time employment opportunities posted on the City's Internal Job Posting Portal.

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. Learn more about the City’s commitment to employment equity.


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. Learn more about the City’s Hiring Policies and Accommodation Process.

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