Project Coordinator

Toronto, ON

We are currently seeking Project Coordinator


Job Summary:


Reporting to the Director of Capital Projects & Strategic Services, this position is responsible for the co-ordination of planning, procurement and implementation of capital & major maintenance projects, for all lands owned and managed by our company. Typical projects encompass a wide range of conservation area facilities and infrastructure including fences, roads, trails, parking lots, pedestrian bridges, utility services, buildings, etc. This position also provides support to the Manager of Design & Capital Projects and works closely with the Projects Designer and Construction Projects Manager. The Projects Coordinator plays an important role within the division and is part of the internal Project Management Review Team.


Job Functions & Tasks:


  • Co-ordinate and prepare Request for Proposal, Request for Quotation and Construction Tender documents for assigned projects, as required.
  • Provide budget estimates, construction schedules, and report preparation for projects to be undertaken
  • Co-ordinate approvals required from outside agencies to undertake the development of projects
  • Inspect, supervise and direct consultants and contractors for assigned projects as required.
  • Undertake field surveys and develop working drawings of facilities, infrastructure and services as required.
  • Co-ordinate the input of the general public, stakeholder groups and staff of the other Divisions, as required, to facilitate the completion of projects assigned
  • Must have the ability to lift 25 lbs., walk for extended periods of time and be outdoors in adverse weather conditions, on occasion.
  • Carry out any other duties and tasks as assigned to support the team effort


Qualifications & Experience Requirements:


  • A graduate of a college or university program specializing in civil or building engineering & design, and/or construction project management, with a minimum of 5 years of practical working experience. Membership with OACETT, PEO or AOLS with an appropriate designation will be considered an asset.
  • Possess a good working knowledge of land planning and development process in a regional municipal setting.
  • Working knowledge of various legislations and policies including Planning Act, Niagara Escarpment Planning & Development Act, Ontario Building Code and AODA Accessibility Standards.
  • Demonstrated experience with construction inspection and supervision, design and site surveying.
  • Working knowledge of landscape design and the natural environment is considered an asset.
  • Possess excellent report writing, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Team player capable of self-directed, independent work.
  • Possess good working skills with MS Office and CAD drawing programs (Microstation experience is considered an asset)
  • Knowledge of GIS systems and experience with GIS is an asset.
  • A valid Ontario class ‘G’ driver’s license and your own reliable vehicle are required


Working Conditions:


  Hours of work generally fall between 8am – 5:00 pm, with a half-hour unpaid lunch based on a 37.5-hour workweek at 7.5 hours per day, Monday through Friday. Work outside of these hours may be required occasionally. The position does require some aspects of outdoor work in various weather conditions.


Income Level:   


This is a contract position with an hourly rate starting at $28.82 per hour based on experience. COLA and merit increases will be considered on an annual basis.


Application Process:


Interested applicants should email their resume and covering letter by 4:00 pm Friday Feb. 19, 2021 to the attention of the Director of Human Resources and Wellness



Although we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note that in-person interviews will be arranged for this position once current Provincial COVID State of Emergency, stay at home measures have been lifted.


Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process; applicants are asked to inform Human Resources for any disability required accommodations in advance.




Hamilton Conservation Authority

Hamilton Conservation Authority

Hamilton Conservation Authority, located at the western end of Lake Ontario, is the area’s largest environmental management agency, and is dedicated to the conservation and enjoyment of watershed lands and water resources.


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