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Water Security Agency

Manager, Operations & Maintenance

Canada-Saskatchewan-Moose Jaw

WSA25201718-1537592

Company Information

Water Security Agency (WSA) is a unique organization in Canada - bringing together all of government's core water management responsibilities in one place. We manage the province's water supply, regulate drainage, own and operate 69 dams and related canals, write water policy and law, build needed scientific knowledge, assess water quality, assess ecological health, develop and deliver water programs, manage interjurisdictional water agreements, protect water quality, ensure safe drinking water and treatment of wastewater, reduce flood and drought damage, protect aquatic habitat and provide information about water.


The Water Security Agency was formed to lead implementation of the 25 Year Saskatchewan Water Security Plan. The plan will ensure the sustainability and quality of Saskatchewan’s surface and ground water supplies while protecting drinking water supplies from the source to the tap.


As a Treasury Board Crown corporation, with its head office in Moose Jaw, you will work with a diverse and passionate team of professionals who are leading this exciting challenge.


We offer rewarding career opportunities, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. To learn more about the work we do and this position, visit wsask.ca.

 

 


Job Description

WSA owns and operates 69 dams in the province, ranging in size from large, like Gardiner Dam that forms Lake Diefenbaker, to small earth dams and in-stream weirs. These dams provide water supplies and recreation and also mitigate the effects of flooding for the people of Saskatchewan. In this position, you will be responsible for providing technical expertise to clients and staff and to manage the Operations & Maintenance function within the Engineering Services work unit, comprised of a group of technologists, technicians and other support staff who are responsible for inspecting, assessing, operating and maintaining WSA’s water resource development and management infrastructure. 

In this leadership role, you will require broad engineering knowledge, thorough technical, administrative and supervisory expertise to ensure program objectives are met recognizing availability of resources, budget limitations and established priorities.  You will be permitted wide discretion in the undertaking of work requiring a high degree of accountability for quality and accuracy of work, therefore organization, planning and control of unit resources are of significant importance. 

You will work among a diverse and passionate team of professionals, both internal and external to WSA, in the fields of engineering, engineering technology, water quality, ecology, law, sociology, public policy, and local governments that are leading this exciting challenge in our province.

The successful candidate shall possess a degree in degree in Civil Engineering or a similar engineering discipline, a licence to practice professional engineering from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) and 10 years of progressively more responsible directly related experience; or a graduate degree in Civil Engineering or a similar engineering discipline, a licence to practice professional Geoscience from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) and 8 years of progressively more responsible directly related experience.


Contact Information

Water Security Agency
Leigh Bollinger
Human Resources Associate
hr@wsask.ca
306.694.3900
https://www.wsask.ca/
Posting Date: 22-Sep-2017Engineering Permanent, Full-Time $96,756 - $120,948/yr 1 ASAP
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