Coordinator, Budgets and Rehabilitation Forecasts
City of Ottawa
Ottawa, ON
Position: Coordinator, Budgets and Rehabilitation Forecasts

Competition Number: 2019-EX-EN-52700615-01

Competition posting date: 2019.11.18

Competition closing date: 2019.11.29

Planning, Infrastructure & Economic Development Department, Infrastructure Services, Asset Management
1 Full-time Continuous Position - 35 hours/week
Affiliation: CIPP
Salary: $75,912.20 to $92,366.82 annually (2019 rates of pay)
Location: 100 Constellation Drive

Category: Current Opportunities

Job Summary

The Coordinator, Budgets and Rehabilitation Forecasts is responsible for a range of technical functions
associated with the development of the division's capital budgets as well as coordination and administration
of overall departmental program budgets for the rehabilitation and upgrade of the city's existing linear
infrastructure (roadways, sidewalks, piped sewers, piped water and drainage). The Budgets and Forecasts
Coordinator is responsible for budget forecasting and management functions including the monitoring and
analysis of the departmental capital budget performance as well as the coordination of technical
documentation supporting funding requests. The incumbent completes, participates in or project manages
various assignments related to asset depreciation and financial reinvestment studies and reports for
municipal road and sewer infrastructure as well as assisting in the development the division's rehabilitation
policies and associated decision support tools. The coordinator represents the unit through work with various
committees/subcommittees, project team sessions and consultation meetings with stakeholder
representation from various divisions, branches, other departments and the public. The incumbent will
undertake research and analysis and prepares recommendation reports to support the unit's role in the
development and implementation of long range budgets and the department's asset management strategy.

Education & Experience

Four (4) year undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering, Business Administration or related field.

Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible and direct experience in asset/infrastructure
reinvestment planning, long range budget coordination for large municipal water distribution, piped sewer,
roadway, sidewalk, and surface drainage networks including capital and operating budget processes, asset
depreciation modeling, budget monitoring, project/contract management, supervisory responsibilities, cost
benefit and risk assessment methodologies

  • Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for
stipulated academic requirements.

Language, Certificates & Licenses

A valid Ontario unrestricted "G" class driver’s license (or provincial equivalent) with no more than 6 demerit
points accumulated.

English oral, reading, writing required.


  • Infrastructure lifecycle models and financial reinvestment best management practices for large
municipal infrastructure

  • General knowledge of storm water management practices and technologies
  • General knowledge of design and construction practices, rehabilitation techniques and infrastructure
performance characterization
  • Project management/contract management practices and processes, including budgetary, scheduling
and resource management procedures
  • General knowledge of maintenance/operational aspects and requirements for drinking water,
wastewater and roadway facilities
  • Demonstrated use of computers and computer applications, such as financial models, advanced
spreadsheet applications, GIS tools and database management systems
  • Applicable legislative provisions and requirements of the Planning Act, Environmental Assessment Act,
Water Resources Act, Municipal Act, Conservation Authorities Act
  • Forecasting processes for capital and operating budgets
  • General knowledge of public consultation processes
  • Predictive modeling principles, asset management principles and processes
  • Knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers
Competencies & Skills

  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment as a substantive contributor
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of people
  • Ability to identify, rationalize and integrate new initiatives, technology and decision making tools into
work processes
  • Ability to lead working groups with stakeholder representation from various divisions, branches, other
departments and the public to review and effectively obtain input and consensus on a given issue
  • Strong research, analytical and reporting skills
  • Ability to supervise staff and other temporary resources within in a unionized environment
  • Organizational and prioritizing skills
  • Ability to plan, implement, control and complete project plans as assigned with minimal supervision
  • Strong, effective interpersonal skills with an ability to influence others
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We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected to continue in the selection process
will be contacted.

The City of Ottawa is committed to providing quality services by establishing a qualified workforce that
reflects the diverse population it serves. The City encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

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HR Service Centre at 613-580-2424, extension 47411.