Manager, Environmental Enforcement & Laboratory Services

Date de publication: 11 jan 2021
Date limite: 25 jan 2021
Manager, Environmental Enforcement & Laboratory Services
Permanent, full-time position
Are you a skilled leader with knowledge of environmental laboratory management and sewer by-law enforcement? If so, here’s an exciting opportunity to join the Region of Waterloo’s Water Services Division as Manager of Environmental Enforcement & Laboratory Services.
Demonstrating your goal orientation and commitment to continuous improvement, you will manage the Environmental Enforcement & Laboratory Services Section’s delivery of analytical laboratory services, environmental field monitoring, and sewer use by-law enforcement, including resourcing and financial accountabilities.
To assume the role of Manager, Environmental Enforcement & Laboratory Services, you will have the following profile:
  • Knowledge of environmental laboratory management and sewer by-law enforcement, acquired through a bachelor’s degree in Science, Chemical Engineering, or a related discipline, plus progressively responsible related experience.
  • Knowledge of, and ability to comply with, policies, procedures, Ministry regulations, quality system/standards, and related legislation (e.g., sewer use, drinking water, clean water, environmental protection, health and safety, quality system).
  • Analytical, problem-solving, and continuous improvement skills to plan/develop objectives and determine program goals, including administrative, quality, technical, operational, and financial components; select staff to achieve goals/objectives; and develop solutions, considering technical disciplines, including organic/inorganic chemistry, biology, chemical engineering, and wastewater treatment.
  • Leadership and human relations skills to manage, train, develop, motivate, and support staff; address public concerns; exchange information with industry representatives and regulatory bodies; provide/present technical reports/issues to coordinating committee and Council; deal with politically sensitive issues/complaints; and participate as an effective team member.
  • Ability to review, interpret, and write technical reports, analytical procedures/data, quality system standards, and legislation, using specialized terminology and interpretation of legal language.
  • Computer skills using software such as Microsoft Office, LIMS, and databases.
  • Ability to participate in an official standby/on-call rotation to respond to legislated or time-sensitive demands beyond regularly scheduled work hours.
  • Ability to travel within, and occasionally outside, Waterloo Region.
  • Ability to support and demonstrate the Region’s values.
Serving, engaging and inspiring current and future generations
Committed to fostering opportunities for current and future generations, the Region of Waterloo is an inclusive, thriving and sustainable region of connected rural and urban communities with global reach. Our mission is to serve, engage and inspire, by delivering quality services to a diverse population of 560,000+, while creating a healthy, collaborative environment of learning, respect and innovation. This is a place where employees are valued and recognized for their talents and contributions to our success.
In addition to offering a competitive compensation package, we have a strong focus on health and wellness, including fitness facilities and family-focused benefits.
Please visit our website, at, for a detailed description of this position as Manager of Environmental Enforcement & Laboratory Services (competition #2021-1013), and to apply online before 11:59 p.m., Sunday, January 24, 2021.
We are committed to diversity and inclusion, and thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview. We will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the hiring process.