The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Competition Number: HW24-67E

Halifax Water is Atlantic Canada's largest water utility, providing integrated water, wastewater and stormwater utility for more than 106,000 customers daily. For more than 70 years we have been proud stewards of the water cycle, providing clean water to customers, and safely conveying it back to the source. Through our One Team - One Water approach, our more than 550 dedicated employees provide essential water services to an estimated 383,000 people in HALIFAX.

We are currently hiring for a Stormwater Engineer (Intermediate). This regular opportunity, in the Regulatory Compliance Services Department, has full time hours.

As a Stormwater Engineer, you will:

  • Provide engineering support to stormwater service investigations and system enhancements.
  • Provide engineering services relating to stormwater infrastructure and management with a core focus on:
    • Stormwater billing.
    • Drainage investigations.
    • Customer relations respecting stormwater management.
    • Joint stormwater initiatives with Halifax Municipality.

To do this job, you need to have:

  • A post-secondary degree in Civil Engineering
  • Professional Engineer designation
  • Minimum of five years of progressively responsible related experience in a municipal engineering field.
  • A valid NS driver's license.

This job is a non-unionized job. The job description and benefits to working at Halifax Water can be viewed on the Halifax Water website (Work for Halifax Water | Halifax Water).

Halifax Water Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. This means:

  • Our goal is to be a diverse workplace, that is representative of the community we serve, at all job levels. We believe a diverse workforce positively contributes to our success, and the success of our community.
  • We encourage applications from qualified African Nova Scotians, LGBTQ+ community, racially visible persons, women in non-traditional positions, persons with disabilities and Indigenous persons. You are encouraged to self-identify in the cover letter.

Application Deadline is 12 noon on May 28, 2024.

Thank you for applying for a job with us. We will contact you only if we choose you for an interview.

If offered the job:

  • You will need to successfully pass a background check.
  • You may need to successfully pass other pre-employment testing, which could include a satisfactory drivers abstract and a satisfactory drug and alcohol test.

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A little bit about us

Halifax Water

As Atlantic Canada's Largest Water Utility, our purpose is to supply and safeguard sustainable, high-quality water services.

Everything we do at Halifax Water is tied to our purpose. With employees who are dedicated to supplying high-quality services for water, wastewater, and stormwater, through a 'One Team One Water' attitude, we can meet the challenges of a growing population, aging infrastructure, and increasing regulatory compliance.

Halifax Water employees strive to be stewards of our environment and are fueled by a passion to serve our communities. Employee commitment and dedication of service mean a great deal to our customers, stakeholders, and to Halifax Water.

As an employee, Halifax Water is proud to offer you:

  • Pension & Benefits: We invest in our employees. As a member of our team, you will have access to a competitive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans, long-term disability, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, fitness incentives and much more. Learn more about the benefits of working at Halifax Water on our website;
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: We continually foster a more diverse workforce representative of our communities at all job levels. We know that a diverse workforce positively contributes to our success and the success of our community.
  • Career & Professional Development: We encourage job development opportunities for all employees, including on-the-job training, tuition assistance, eLearning courses, classroom-based training, and more.

We are committed to providing a safe and hazard-free work environment. Our employees' health and well-being are a top priority, and we promote a safety-first culture to provide daily healthy, safe, sustainable, and reliable services. We take this responsibility seriously and feel immense pride in reaching beyond industry service standards.

As a public service utility operating critical infrastructure on behalf of our customers, our employees are trained in Emergency Measures Operations (EMO) and Incident Command System (ICS). This type of training allows Halifax Water to respond to all emergencies, from simple water main breaks to keeping customer water flowing (water, wastewater, and stormwater) through Hurricanes and other major natural events.

To learn more about What We Do, visit Halifax Water .