Utilities Assistant – Water Quality – Regional District of North Okanagan (Coldstream, BC)

Utilities Assistant – Water Quality



The North Okanagan is an exceptional place to live, work and play. With its diverse natural beauty, robust economy and extraordinary recreational opportunities, it’s no wonder our residents enjoy such an outstanding quality of life. With a regional population of 90,000, the Regional District of North Okanagan (RDNO) offers a wide range of services directly to residents and through partnerships with its six member municipalities.

We have an upcoming opening for the student/seasonal position of Utilities Assistant – Water Quality. The successful candidate will have a Grade 12 Diploma, be enrolled in or a recent graduate of a post-secondary program in environmental studies or water science, and hold a valid Class 5 BC driver’s licence. Previous work in a lab or in a position with field experience are considered assets.

You are detail oriented, have excellent customer service skills, and are physically capable of working in adverse conditions (heat/noise/outdoor conditions). You can aptly communicate information and understand directions from verbal and written instructions. You work well as part of a team, as well as on your own.

Reporting to the Manager, Water Quality, the Utilities Assistant – Water Quality is responsible for monitoring, sampling, and analyzing raw and treated water. Duties will also include maintenance and calibration of equipment and assisting with the Cross Connection Control program.

Come be part of a great team who takes pride in their work to enhance the very reasons the North Okanagan is such a great place to live, work and play. This is a full-time, seasonal position (40 hours/week) from approximately January 5, 2021 to April 30, 2021 with the possibility of an additional 4 month summer term. The wage is $16.44 per hour plus 16% in lieu of vacation, statutory holidays, and all other benefits. Hours of work and work days may vary.

For further information regarding the RDNO and the full job description please visit our website at rdno.ca/careers

Please submit your resume, cover letter and any corresponding information as one PDF document to hr@rdno.ca

Quote Competition No. 20-24 in the subject line Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. Monday, November 16, 2020

We thank all interested applicants, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
No telephone or email enquiries please.

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