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The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) is seeking a

Urban Restoration Analyst

1 year Contract Position

Newmarket, Ontario

Hourly Wage Range: $34.38 - $42.98

The Urban Restoration Analyst will be responsible for providing support and leadership in activities to increase the advancement of the Urban Restoration Program with Low Impact Development (LID) solutions for stormwater management and better Erosion and Sediment Control (E&SC) practices, and tributary restoration, within the Lake Simcoe Basin.

What you offer:

  • A Bachelor of Science Degree or Diploma in Civil or Water Resources Engineering, with a specialization in Civil Design/Stormwater Management, Water Resources, Environmental Science or Environmental Management.
  • Professional certification associated with the educational background listed above is preferred: Engineering Training Program (E.I.T.), Professional Engineer (P.Eng), Geoscientist-in-Training (G.I.T.), Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo.), or Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T).
  • Minimum 3-5 years' experience in relation to stormwater management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of Low Impact Development (LID) and Erosion and Sediment Control (E&SC) practices.
  • Engineering consulting experience, including detailed design of stormwater management features, along with development and execution of E&SC plans.
  • Practical field/construction site experience including E&SC control inspection. The Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control (C.I.S.E.C.) accreditation would be an asset.
  • Working knowledge of provincial legislations, including Lake Simcoe Protection Act and Plan.
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills.
  • Experience in organizing and facilitating meetings and workshops.
  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel and Outlook).
  • A valid driver's license.

What you will do:

Urban Restoration Projects and Services

  • Provide project or task management support for urban restoration projects, in partnership with municipalities. 
  • Provide technical support, including project design, technical input review, contract administration, and/or construction monitoring for urban restoration projects.
  • Support the advancement and implementation of LID, stormwater management and E&SC maintenance and operational services for municipal partners.

Knowledge Transfer and Translation

  • Maintain and improve stakeholder knowledge of contemporary LID solutions and associated guidelines and legislation.
  • Ensure appropriate contemporary technical resources needed to implement LID solutions are available to municipal and development partners.
  • Provide technical support to external and LSRCA staff to advise on innovative solutions and opportunities.
  • Support Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program (STEP) projects/initiatives that enhance LSRCA's integration efforts with this Ontario-wide program for Conservation Authorities and external industry practitioners.
  • Assist communications staff in development of outreach products aimed at promoting LID and informing stakeholders.
  • Identify training requirements to fill knowledge gaps in implementation of LID and stormwater management solutions (including E&SC requirements related to LID).
  • Seek appropriate training providers for LID knowledge gaps, assist in the development of training modules and coordinate training sessions. 

Start Date: August 2017

Hours of work:  35 hour work week, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (Monday to Friday)

Please forward a single pdf document that includes a résumé and covering letter to LSRCA's Human Resources, referencing Competition #16-2017, by 4:00 pm on June 30, 2017 to

LSRCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), LSRCA will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  If you are contacted in regards to this competition and you require disability – related accommodations, please inform Human Resources. 

All personal information is collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. We thank all applicants for their interest in the LSRCA; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.