Job: Foreman (Full-time), Water Services

Title Foreman (Full-time), Water Services
Employer Town of Banff
Application Close Date Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Location Town of Banff
Date Posted March 6, 2018
Job Information


Foreman (Full-time), Water Services

As the ideal candidate, you hold Alberta Environment Level III or IV certification in wastewater treatment and/or hold level III certification in water distribution and wastewater collection. Experience with Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) is an asset.

You have a comprehensive understanding and working knowledge of all aspects of wastewater treatment system operations and/or water distribution and collection system operations. You are able to:

  • read and interpret piping and instrumentation drawings, lab and flow results, gauges, recording devices and general plant instrumentation;
  • determine the equipment, tools, manpower and materials required to complete assigned projects;
  • interact professionally and respectfully with vendors, contractors, residents, visitors and coworkers;
  • exercise discretion and judgment in decisions related to operational duties;
  • establish and maintain effective and productive work relationships with associates and across the leadership and employee teams ;
  • use hand and power tools, and;
  • perform cognitive and physical demands of the position (e.g. manual dexterity, good vision, ability to work in awkward or small spaces and a variety of environmental conditions and to push, pull and lift items of up to 50lbs)


You have at least 5 years’ work experience as a leader, preferably in a municipal environment, and are a “natural” teacher, mentor and coach, who instils high pride, safety compliance, productivity and quality work in your team. As Foreman, you set an impeccable standard of performance in maintaining accurate and up-to-date maintenance records and actively lead the water services crew in ensuring regulatory compliance.


This position is based on 40 hours per week in a 7-day a week operation and requires participation in our emergency on-call rotation. Rate of pay is certifications-based and ranges from $ 37.89 (6 certifications) to $ 45.38 (12 certifications) based on experience. On-going training and development are part of the Water Services department’s mandate.
Further qualifications for this position include; Valid Class 3Q Alberta’s drivers licence and clear driver’s abstract, valid basic first aid and CPR certificate, competence in Microsoft office suite, familiarity with iFIX SCADA programs. . Skills in contract/project management is also considered an asset.


“Taking care of Banff: our People, our Community, our Park.”


This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found, reply in confidence to:

Email:                                                              Fax:                         403.762.1260

Mail:                       Box 1260, Banff, AB, T1L 1A1                            Drop off:                110 Bear Street

For more information about why the Town of Banff could be your next great career move, please visit The Town of Banff appreciates the interest from all applicants, and will directly contact those being considered for an interview.



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