Posted:Wednesday, January 13, 2021 Job Number:TC-21-02 Job Type:Temporary or Casual - Union Closing Date:January 27, 2021 11:55 PM
The City of Barrie is a vibrant, progressive and growing community with deep connections to our heritage, to nature and to the opportunities surrounding us.
Our community values quality of life; the ability to play year-round with 300 hectares of park space, our beautiful waterfront, our lively downtown core and the nearby hills, wetlands and forests. We also value connections; to our neighbours and the community, to our road and rail network, and to the opportunity Barrie provides to enjoy life.
Everything Barrie has to offer, from the water we drink to the roads we travel on, has one thing in common - municipal workers. Joining a municipality is one of the most rewarding, engaging and exciting careers you could choose. It is a career you can take pride in knowing that every day you make a positive impact on an entire community. We are one team, with one goal and we all work together to continue making our community great.
The Infrastructure Department is comprised of five Branches, including three Design and Construction Branches, the Wastewater Operations Branch, and the Water Operations Branch. Key responsibilities include the operation and maintenance of the City’s environmental infrastructure and systems including water supply, treatment, and distribution; wastewater collection and treatment; and the design and construction of the City's infrastructure including treatment plants, pump stations, roads, sewers, watermains, sidewalks, stormwater management ponds, water towers and reservoirs, etc.
Under the general guidance and direction of the Project Controls Manager, the Project Controls Coordinator is responsible for supporting initiatives to increase cost and schedule certainty for capital projects and improving communications on projects for the City of Barrie's Infrastructure Department. This position supports the planning and delivery of capital projects for the City's infrastructure with an integral role in working with the management team to develop, implement and maintain tools for program and project controls to ensure projects are delivered on schedule, and within budget in accordance with quality commitments. The Project Controls Coordinator will also facilitate the development of communications for design and construction projects, working with the management team.
Our Culture and Qualifications of the Job:
Your workplace values align with our corporate values of Strive, Share and Care and you want to join us in providing exceptional services and programs to build a prosperous, growing and sustainable community
Three (3) year College Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology
Training in project management or project communications
Five (5) years of experience performing duties related to the above mentioned major responsibilities
Demonstrated experience in the following: Project Management, Project Planning and Scheduling, and Project Communications
General knowledge of the following legislation, regulations, or requirements: Construction Act; Environmental Assessment Act; Fisheries Act; Municipal Act; Occupational Health and Safety Act; Ontario Building Code; Ontario Safe Drinking Water Act; Ontario Clean Water Act; Ontario Water Resources Act; Public Service Works on Highways Act; and Lake Simcoe Protection Act.
Working knowledge of the following principles and standards: Project Management, Project Control, Project Communications; and Engineering design and construction standards and principles related to municipal infrastructure
Demonstrated Ability to:
conduct research, prepare reports, and prepare presentations
prepare communications, staff reports, bulletins
develop, promote, and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
exercise discretion and judgment when handling confidential, sensitive, or controversial information
interact effectively and courteously with all levels of staff and contacts in a political and community/client service environment
interpret and analyze data and information; identify challenges or opportunities; and make recommendations
lead and inspire innovation and the adoption of best practices
lead staff in achieving objectives and encourages others to work in manner that will meet or exceed the desired objectives or results
maintain a high standard of stakeholder and public relations at all times
perform in a manner which is consistent with corporate goals, vision, mission, and values
receive, manage, and resolve complaints, disputes, and conflicts in a diplomatic and professional manner
select and apply suitable scheduling methods to conduct scheduling and cost analysis
set priorities, meet deadlines, and manage work demands
think and act strategically in a political and community service environment
work collaboratively in a group setting to achieve a desired objective, goal, or outcome
Intermediate skills include: Organizational; Prioritization; Project Management; Time Management
Advanced skills include: Analytical; Interpersonal; Leadership; Negotiation; Presentation; Problem Solving; Report-writing; Supervisory; Verbal Communication; Written Communication
Intermediate computer literacy using the following systems and software: Microsoft Office Suite (MS Project, Excel, Outlook and Word)
Availability to accommodate deadlines or peak period workloads that may extend beyond designated normal workday hours or normal hours per week
Conditions of Employment
Valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s License in good standing
Satisfactory Criminal Record Check
Other Important Information:
Location: City Hall, 70 Collier Street, Barrie, Ontario
Hours: The normal hours of work are 35 hours per week in accordance with the Collective Agreement
Wage: This position is within the CUPE Local 2380 Bargaining Unit with the following pay level and 2020 pay range:
Pay Level: Level 8
Yearly Salary: $67,244.49 to $80,591.59 per year
Hourly Pay Rate: $36.94 to $44.28 per hour
Benefits: This position includes single health and dental benefits, prorated paid sick time based on the expected duration of employment, and pro-rated vacation time based on calendar year and in accordance with the Employment Standards Act.