CAREERS


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.

OFNTSC Jobs

Title: Water and Wastewater Engineer (two (2) positions)
Location: Brantford or Thunder Bay Service Centre
Closing Date: Open until filled

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The mandate of the Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC) is to provide engineering and technical advisory services to all unaffiliated First Nations and Tribal Councils 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 Brantford office and one position will be located in the Thunder Bay office.

DUTIES:

  • 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.
  • 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 with the attachment labelled as [LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME_WWENGINEER2019] to:

Linda Sandy, Sr. Human Resource Generalist

Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation

111 Peter Street, Suite 606

Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1

humanresources@ofntsc.org

For a detailed job description, contact Reception (416) 651-1443 ext. 221 or email humanresources@ofntsc.org

We thank all applications, however only those receiving an interview will be contacted


Title: Circuit Rider Training Program Specialist
Location: Thunder Bay
Closing Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 @4:30pm

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 primary role of the CRTP Specialist is to assist in coordinating and delivering the Circuit Rider Training Program.  As a member of the OFNTSC team the Circuit Rider Training Program Specialist is responsible for raising the competency level of operators of First Nation water and wastewater systems.  This position will be located in the Thunder Bay office. Strict confidentiality must be recognized and maintained at all times.

DUTIES:

Administration & Finance

  • Maintain filing system in accordance with office file and records management procedures.
  • Prepare, review and manage CRTP finance and reports.
  • Submit weekly/monthly schedules to the Director of Engineering & Infrastructure Services.

Client Services

  • Oversee the day to day operations of the CRTP portfolio.
  • Assist the CRTP Trainers with planning, organizing and delivering the Circuit Rider Training Program for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant operators to First Nations throughout the Province of Ontario.
  • Support and assist the CRTP Trainers in developing functional operational and maintenance work plans for Water & Wastewater Treatment Systems.
  • Assist CRTP Trainers in teaching First Nation Water Treatment Plant operators the required reporting procedures.
  • Provide back-up training for contract CRTP Trainers when on vacation or on sick leave.

Communications

  • Maintain relationships and partnerships with the various First Nation communities, stakeholders and federal and provincial agencies.
  • Understand the procedures and protocols in dealing with First Nation communities, government bureaucracies and agencies.
  • Prepare monthly reports as directed by the Director of Engineering & Infrastructure Services.

Training

  • Provide First Nation communities with the skills and expertise necessary to manage technical training.

STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Relevant post-secondary education or 3-5 years of related experience.
  • A minimum of grade 12 education
  • Province of Ontario Class II Water & Wastewater accreditations/license’s.
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License.
  • Extensive travel throughout Ontario.
  • Effective communication skills (meetings, oral and written) with various professionals.
  • Strong Organizational Skills to multi-task and prioritize projects and various tasks

Please mark clearly on subject line of the email “CIRCUIT RIDER TRAINING PROGRAM SPECIALIST” and send your cover letter and resume in one pdf file, with the attachment labelled as [LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME_CIRCUIT RIDER TRAINING PRG2019]to:

Linda Sandy, Sr. Human Resource Generalist

Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation

111 Peter Street, Suite 606

Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1

humanresources@ofntsc.org

For a detailed job description, contact Human Resources at (416) 651-1443 ext. 238 or email humanresources@ofntsc.orgWe thank all applications, however only those receiving an interview will be contacted.

 

Title: Summer Students – Four (4) positions (Thunder Bay, Brantford/New Credit)
Location: Thunder Bay
Closing Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 @4:30pm

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. Under the direction of the OFNTSC Director of Engineering and Infrastructure, the Summer Student will be mainly responsible for assisting Service Staff, in the delivery services to First Nations and Tribal Councils throughout Ontario. These are contract positions and will be located in the Thunder Bay office. 

Strict confidentiality must be recognized and maintained at all times. 

WE ARE LOOKING FOR STUDENT ENROLLED IN ONE OF THE FOLLOWING AREAS: 

  • Engineering 
  • Architectural Technology 
  • Environmental Science 
  • Fire Services 
  • Construction 
  • Operations and Maintenance 

WILL GAIN EXPERIENCE IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS: 

  • Many aspects of engineering environment 
  •  Engineering design, estimating, project management, quality control, surveying, asset management, contract administration, utility operations, utility repairs, landfill operations, landfill construction, and operations of a water and wastewater plants 

STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Must be enrolled in post-secondary education, and returning to study in the Fall. 
  • Public relations skills with the ability to deal tactfully with the public and to exercise good judgment in appraising situations and making decisions. 
  • Must have good project management skills. 
  • Ability to use computers for Word, Excel, and other programs. 
  • Strong analytical, evaluation and assessment skills. 
  • Must be self-motivated with extremely good communication skills. 
  • Possess a valid Ontario Driver’s License and be willing to travel. 
  • Please mark clearly on subject line of the email “SUMMER STUDENT NORTH” and send your cover letter and resume in one pdf file, with the attachment labelled as [LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME_SUMMER STUDENT NORTH2019] to: 

Linda Sandy, Sr. Human Resource Generalist 

Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation 

111 Peter Street, Suite 606 

Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1 

humanresources@ofntsc.org 

For a detailed job description, contact Human Resources at (416) 651-1443 ext. 238 or email humanresources@ofntsc.org. 

We thank all applications, however only those receiving an interview will be contacted