Treatment Plant Operator III – City of Powell River (Powell River, BC)

City of Powell River

Treatment Plant Operator III

(full-time medical leave)

Located on the upper Sunshine Coast of British Columbia within the traditional territory of the Tla’amin First Nation, Powell River offers a mix of urban and rural living in a naturally beautiful setting. Surrounded by mountains, lakes, natural forest and the ocean, Powell River offers something for every outdoor recreation enthusiast.  Powell River has a vibrant Arts and Culture community and hosts world class festivals and events.  Whether you are hiking the Sunshine Coast Trail, taking in the International Kathaumixw Choral Festival, exploring our historic Townsite, Powell River is a great place to live, work and play.  Helpful websites: City of Powell River (www.powellriver.ca); Tourism Powell River (www.powellriver.info)

Construction of Powell River’s new Wastewater Treatment Facility is underway and planned to be in service in 2023. The new Wastewater Treatment Plant will significantly improve how we treat our wastewater and minimize our human impact on the marine environment. 

The ideal applicant will have the following:

  • Valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License
  • E.O.C.P. Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Level 3 Certificate (Required)
  • Confined Space Entry Training
  • S.C.B.A. Training
  • Thorough knowledge of SCADA operation

This is a C.U.P.E. Local 798 bargaining unit position offering 40 hours per week, and a current hourly rate of $40.11.

To see a full job posting, go to the City’s website at www.powellriver.ca.  Select ‘I Want To’, then under “Apply for” select “Employment with the City”. All applications must be submitted on-line. The closing date for accepting applications is 4:00 pm on Monday, November 9, 2020.

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Powell River is an Equal Opportunity employer.

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