Current Employment Opportunities - The Regional Municipality of Halton

Job Posting

INTERN – Compliance Specialist

Public Works
Office of the Commissioner
INTERN – Compliance Specialist
Pay range:


Applicants will be considered for interviews based on the information provided in their application to the Region of Halton including a current resume and cover letter. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration will be contacted.

This is a temporary full-time position working 35 hours per week from June 2017 to June 2018.  

Due to the expected volume of applications, we are only able to accept online submissions.  Hard copies will not be considered.


Preferred Background:
The successful candidate must possess an under-graduate degree or college diploma in Environmental Management, Quality Control, Occupational Health & Safety, Civil Engineering or a related field.  Knowledge of quality or environmental management systems and internal auditing practices is required. Knowledge of Public Works Department services (e.g. water treatment/distribution, wastewater treatment/collection, waste management, transportation, engineering and construction) would also be an asset.  The candidate must be capable of planning and implementing work in an organized manner, and working collaboratively with others.


The candidate is expected to:

  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess strong inter-personal skills and resolve problems effectively
  • Possess superior time management skills and able to manage work flow in order to complete work on time and as expected
  • Exhibit a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, SharePoint or similar
  • Be self-motivated capable of working in a team environment and independently
  • Behave in a manner that contributes to a healthy and safe work environment, and positive workplace culture


Working Conditions: 

Travel may be required; incumbent must provide their own transportation. The incumbent will be required to provide a copy of their driver’s license by their first day of employment.


To be eligible to apply for an intern position, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • In possession of a Social Insurance Number at time of hire.
  • You have graduated or will graduate with a recognized post-secondary degree, post-graduate certificate or diploma between January 2016 and June 2017.
  • Provide technical and administrative support for the Drinking Water Quality Management System (DWQMS), Integrated Management System (IMS) and departmental compliance programs.
  • Research and summarize best practices used in the implementation of quality or environmental management systems as applicable to Public Works (e.g. DWQMS, IMS).
  • Assist with the development of process maps, procedures and work instructions.
  •  Review documents and recommend updates and improvements.
  • Assist in the collection of information and preparation of material for project team meetings.
  • Participate in internal audits of departmental management systems.
  • Support field staff in the use of IMS software tools and databases, and assist with the roll out and training for document management and/or management system software.
  • Assist in managing training records, compiling data and uploading data into a learning management system.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



February 17, 2017

Posting Expires:

February 26, 2017

Posting #:




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NOTE: Applications that are not submitted online will not be considered. Personal information collected through the job application process will only be used for the purpose of determining qualifications for employment.