Water Resources Engineer - NATURAL HAZARDS

The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority is the lead intermunicipal agency working to address water- related environmental issues and concerns within the Rideau Valley watershed. Thanks to our many partners, the scope of our environmental protection work includes planning, source water protection, tackling flooding and erosion problems and researching water movement and use in the valley. We help people maintain healthy shorelines, provide advice on development-related issues and report to municipalities, agencies and the public about watershed conditions and trends. We also provide public access to natural waterfront areas, deliver community-based stewardship programs, reduce water pollution and protect fish and wildlife habitat.


Water Resources Engineer - NATURAL HAZARDS

Permanent Full-time (35 hours per week) 

Salary: Commensurate with experience / To be discussed 

(plus pension and benefits) 

Our offices are located in a suburban area just south of Ottawa where public transportation is limited. Candidates should ensure they have reliable transportation prior to applying. 

Reporting to the Director of Engineering and Regulations, you will be responsible for managing hazardous lands and erosion hazards programs for the RVCA. Broadly, this includes implementing all aspects of the programs, routinely providing professional advice, supervising staff involvement in projects, data collection and reporting, produce and revise policies and procedures, provide peer review services and provide consulting services (producing RFQ’s/RFPs, etc). You will work closely with the RVCA management team, planning and regulations staff and collaborate with various staff throughout the organization in order to achieve success in program management.

As the ideal candidate, you hold a degree specializing in environmental / civil / geological engineering with a concentration in geotechnical, geomorphological assessment. You are a licenced professional engineer (P.Eng) and you have a minimum five years’ experience with related watershed engineering projects involving complex project management, fluvial geomorphological and geotechnical slope stability site characterization, reading and interpreting engineering and technical drawings and documents. You are proficient with computer applications, especially Microsoft Office and GIS mapping programs. You have a flexible schedule and can work outside normal office hours as required. You have excellent English verbal and written communication skills. You must be physically capable of navigating difficult terrain and have a valid G class Ontario driver’s license (or equivalent) with an acceptable driving record.

If you have a strong commitment to championing protection of the environment and the safeguarding of land and water resources, please send your resume and covering letter via email no later than 4:00pm December 31, 2022 to:

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The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority is an equal opportunity employer. The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all applications; however, we will contact only those candidates selected for consideration.  We are committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you are selected for an interview and you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Additional Info

  • Type: Permanent Full-time (35 hours per week)
  • Salary Range: Commensurate with experience / To be discussed
  • Location:

    3889 Rideau Valley Drive,

    Manotick, ON K4M 1A5

  • Closing Date: December 31, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.
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  • By Mail:

    Human Resources Rideau Valley Conservation Authority P.O. Box 599, 3889 Rideau Valley Drive Manotick, Ontario K4M 1A5

  • By Fax: (613) 692-0831
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Rideau Valley Conservation Authority
3889 Rideau Valley Drive
Manotick, Ontario K4M 1A5

613-692-3571, 1-800-267-3504



Regular Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Member of: conservation ontario