Certified Utility Operator III – Town of Ladysmith (Ladysmith, BC)

Certified Utility Operator III

The Opportunity
Not much is more important than clean water. Reporting to the Treatment Utilities Supervisor, the Certified Utility Operator III is responsible for the supervision, leadership, efficient daily operation and maintenance of the Town’s newly commissioned treatment/water treatment and sanitary sewer systems. Work involves performing duties necessary to ensuring that the Town’s effluent and water treatment quality meets or exceeds all compliance obligations.

The Organization and Team
Our team, across the entire organization, works for purpose, balance and community. We are all engaged to create a safe, caring, and well managed work environment that reflects the quality of its people.

As your employer we want to be an important part of your life, but we also want you to have a life. The Town of Ladysmith supports its employees with competitive total compensation including vacation, health & dental benefits and wellness programs including employee family assistance and the ability to deal with personal and family life.

We also recognize you need to enjoy your work and the people you work with. At the Town of Ladysmith, we are growing and evolving. This creates a motivating environment and work community, and will keep you excited about your job day after day. We are colleagues, mentors and friends.

The Location.
Nestled on the eastern shores of spectacular Vancouver Island the Town of Ladysmith has a population of approximately 9,000 people, provides an inviting small town atmosphere and yet, is only a short commute to all the amenities of a major urban centre. Residents enjoy excellent community and recreational facilities and year-round opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.

The Position
No two days will be alike. As a utility operator, the you’ll be performing laboratory tests, operating our state of the art equipment, completing regular inspection and operation checks, assisting with the bio-solid composting process, and responding to emergency maintenance and repair work

The Requirements
To ensure success, the incumbent will have a minimum five years’ recent and relevant, experience in Municipal water and sewer treatment and will hold Water Distribution Level I, Wastewater Collection Level I, Water Treatment Level III and Wastewater Treatment Level I Certification of Qualification or Competency from Environmental Operators Certification Program. Chlorine Handler, Cross Connection Control, Confined Space and, Transportation of Dangerous Goods certificates as well as valid Occupational First Aid Level 1 and Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) certificates are also required.

How to Apply
Interested in joining our team? If your background mirrors our requirements, we’d love to hear from you. Please submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to hr@ladysmith.ca referencing competition #2021-07. This competition will remain open until 4:00 pm February 28, 2021.

For a complete opportunity profile, please visit our website at https://www.ladysmith.ca/city-hall/careers-volunteering/current-vacancies and for further information, contact:

Kevin Goldfuss, Manager of Operations Public Works,
330 6th Avenue
Ladysmith, BC V9G 1A2
(e) hr@ladysmith.ca (p) 250.245.6447

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