Water and Wastewater Operator – District of Stewart (Stewart, BC)

District of Stewart
Water and Wastewater Operator

  Issue Date: September 11, 2020
Closing Date: When filled
Job Level: Full-Time
Posting #: 2020-008

This position is covered by the Collective Agreement between the District of Stewart and CUPE Local 1804. The current rate as of January 1, 2020 for this position is between $28.15/hr and $34.30/hr dependant on qualifications

THE DISTRICT OF STEWART is currently seeking applications for One (1) Water and Wastewater Operator:

Duties:
Dependant on qualifications, this position will fall under one of the following three classifications:

Heavy Equipment Operator: responsible for the safe and efficient operation of heavy mobile equipment (Graders, Loaders, Plow Trucks, etc.) for the purposes of road maintenance, water/sewer operations, snow clearing as well as the performance of manual duties such as: snow removal, sidewalk clearing, drainage ditch maintenance, and other duties as assigned from time to time.

Light Equipment Operator: responsible for the safe and efficient operation and minor maintenance of light mobile equipment (Plow Trucks, Garbage Truck, Sweeper, Skid Steer, Hydro-Vac, etc.), water/sewer operations as well as the performance of manual duties such as: snow removal, sidewalk clearing, drainage ditch maintenance, and other duties as assigned from time to time.

Labourer: responsible for, drainage ditch maintenance, brush clearing, grass cutting, road marking, pipe laying, shoveling, building repair, pavement repair, concrete work, sidewalk repair, street sign maintenance, display light maintenance, water/sewer operations, and other duties as assigned from time to time.

Requirements:

  • Applicants must be able to legally work in Canada and over 18
  • Grade 12 Education or equivalent
  • Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection Level 1 Certificates
  • Class 3 Driver’s License with Air Brake Endorsement or better
  • Proven ability to follow direction, self motivation to finish tasks and address what needs attention.
  • Safe work attitude

Desirable Attributes:

  • Experience with public works functions, including roads, water, wastewater, and facility maintenance
  • Experience with the use and maintenance of public works tools and equipment
  • First Aid Certification
  • Confined Space Experience/Training

APPLICATIONS:
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their detailed resume and covering letter in confidence to the District of Stewart to: Tammy McKeown, Chief Administrative Officer: cao@districtofstewart.com
or by mail to: P.O. Box 460, Stewart BC V0T 1W0 (705 Brightwell Street) When applying please quote Job Posting No. 2020-008

Shortlisted applicants will be asked for three (3) references. We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted

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