Looking for a Career? The Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC) is looking for individuals with ambition to help improve the quality of life for First Nations people and communities. The OFNTSC is a province wide organization mandated to provide technical advisory services to all 133 First Nations in Ontario. We are always looking for talented individuals to join our team of professionals. The OFNTSC is an equal opportunity employer. Check here regularly for internships and new job opportunities. Please see below for for current job opportunities.
Title Water and Wastewater Engineer (Two Positions)
Location Toronto and Thunder Bay Service Centre
Closing Date Open until filled
The mandate of the Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC) is to provide engineering and technical advisory services to all First Nations in Ontario. The OFNTSC requires the services of a Water and Wastewater Engineer to assist the OFNTSC Team. One position will be located in the Toronto office and one position will be located in the Thunder Bay office. Strict confidentiality must be recognized and maintained at all times.
- Provide professional engineering advisory services in all aspects of water and wastewater systems including water supply, treatment and distribution, sewage collection, treatment and disposal, and other municipal services.
- Conduct assessment studies/investigations and prepare reports for water and wastewater systems.
- Prepare, review and manage reports.
- Prepare and assist in developing Terms of Reference for each phase of projects.
- Review work, including studies and designs, performed by Consultants.
- Participate on Project Teams to ensure the successful completion of water and wastewater projects which meets the needs of the First Nation community.
- Assist First Nations with completing their wastewater effluent regulatory reporting requirements
- Assist Tribal Councils and First Nations in ensuring that designs and construction projects comply with all codes and guidelines as well as provide advisory services on any issues related to Water and Wastewater Systems.
- Assist with Conference and Workshop related activities.
- Act as a liaison between First Nations and government agencies.
- Assist OFNTSC clients with obtaining various sources of outside funding (ie: Indigenous Services Canada, Health Canada, Ministry of Infrastructure, Environment Canada, and others).
STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS
- Licensing by Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) is required.
- A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or in a related engineering discipline is required.
- Minimum 7 years of experience in the completion of studies, design and construction of water and wastewater systems in First Nations communities or municipalities.
- Strong background and knowledge of water treatment plants and processes
- Knowledge of technical, financial and economic aspects of water and wastewater systems.
- Project coordination experience.
- Report writing experience and good communication and interpersonal skills.
- Project management and technical advisory experience is an asset.
- Previous experience with First Nation communities is an asset.
- Sensitivity to the unique needs of First Nation peoples.
Please mark clearly on subject line of the email “WATER AND WASTEWATER ENGINEER” and send your cover letter and resume in one pdf file, with the attachment labelled as [LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME_WWENGINEER2018]to:
Title Communications Coordinator
Location Toronto Service Centre
Closing Date November 23, 2018 – 4:00pm
The Ontario First Nations’ Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC) was established in 1995 to provide expert technical advisory services to the First Nations of Ontario. At that time, it was the first aboriginal organization in Canada mandated to provide professional technical and advisory services to First Nations’ communities and foster their technical self-reliance. As a member of the OFNTSC team, the Communications Coordinator is responsible for overseeing a communications and event portfolio which will include internal and external initiatives.
- Maintain relationships and partnerships with the various communities, stakeholders and federal and provincial agencies
- Oversee and proof-read information from Directors and external organizations
- Responsible for creating, transferring and maintaining website content
- Responsible for creating and implementing communications material for various audiences
- Create and maintain an electronic archive of quality photos that may be published in the various OFNTSC publications
- Oversee and maintain the existing database of contact information for the various media, government agencies, technical and professional organizations, First Nation communities, Tribal Councils and any others who wish to receive OFNTSC publications
- Purchase promotional materials for the various special events
- Meet with various public figures, technical and engineering professionals, chiefs and the media to further our communications outreach
- Understand and adopt the procedures and protocols in dealing with First Nation communities, government bureaucracies and agencies
- Research and utilize materials to create various reports, articles etc.
- Assist with Conference related activities
STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS
- Sensitivity to the unique needs of First Nations peoples
- 1-3 years of work related experience
- Diploma/Degree in a journalism/communications program
- Interpersonal and Professional Skills
- Technical Skills (includes: writing, research, photography, records, media watch, special events, and meetings)
Please mark clearly on subject line of the email “COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR” and send your cover letter and resume in one pdf file, with the attachment labelled as [LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME_COMMCOORDINATOR2018]to: