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Position: Watershed Services Coordinator
Organization: Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority
Location: Port Hope, Ontario (near Oshawa/Clarington/Cobourg/Peterborough)

The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority is accepting applications for the following full time permanent position:

Watershed Services Coordinator

This position will be working out of the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority administrative office in Port Hope located north of the 401 on County Road 28, and will report to the CAO/Secretary-Treasurer.


  • A Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) licensed in Ontario or Certified Engineering Technologist or similar qualifications with a minimum of five years management experience
  • Applicants must be thoroughly proficient in watershed hydrologic and hydraulic modelling
  • Working knowledge of Visual OTTHYMO (VO2) and HEC-RAS is essential
  • Applicants must have excellent communication skills, administration, interpersonal and human resource management skills
  • Knowledge of municipal planning, current water/environmental management principles, and technologies including relevant federal and provincial legislation
  • Extensive knowledge in hydrology, hydraulics and floodplain mapping
  • Applicants should have a working knowledge of GIS
  • Experience in Great Lakes coastal processes would be an asset
  • The successful applicant must be able to adapt to an environment of change and work well independently as well as in a team environment
  • A valid Province of Ontario driver’s license is required, and GRCA will obtain a 3-year uncertified driver’s abstract of the successful candidate upon hiring


  • Co-ordination of the Watershed Services team
  • Provide engineering review services to the Authority’s Planning and Regulations department including:
    • Technical review of stormwater management plans/reports
    • Erosion and siltation control plans
    • Flood control plans/reports
  • Provide technical assistance in the Authority’s Flood Forecasting and Warning Plan
  • Assist in carrying out flood impact and risk studies including modeling and reporting
  • Provide assistance in the management of Authority’s engineering projects, including:
    • Tender writing, letting, awarding and management
    • Contract development and management
    • Payment management and certification
    • Legal issues management
  • Assist in developing long-range policies and strategic planning for the Authority’s programs
  • Assist in carrying out watershed and sub-watershed studies, including technical studies and reporting

$96,286 to $113,278 per annum

Apply in writing by June 27, 2019:
Ms. Linda J. Laliberte, CPA, CGA
Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority
2216 County Road 28, Port Hope, Ontario L1A 3V8

The Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: May 24 2019    ID: 53633