Job: Temporary Water Systems Operator (Approx. 6 months)

Title Temporary Water Systems Operator (Approx. 6 months)
Employer City of Brockville
Application Close Date Monday, March 25, 2019
Location Brockville, ON
Date Posted March 4, 2019
Job Information

(Approx. 6 months)
OIT Operator – $24.64/hour

The Corporation of the City of Brockville invites applications from qualified and interested candidates for a temporary C.U.P.E. -115 (Outside) position in the Water Systems Division of the Environmental Services Department.

Under the direction of the Supervisor through the Chief Operator, the Temporary Water Systems Operator will carry out numerous duties in the operation of a Class III direct filtration water treatment facility, Class III trunk distribution system and a Class II local water distribution system. Operations and maintenance of these facilities must be performed in accordance to established SOP’s, Safe Drinking Water Act, Environmental Protection Act, Municipal Drinking Water License and Drinking Water Works Permit.

Applicants must have a sound knowledge of hydraulics, pump and motor mechanics, water chemistry and the ability to work in a close-knit team environment. The Water Systems Operator must have strong mechanical abilities, functional knowledge of municipal water treatment and distribution processes. Instrumentation and/or SCADA system knowledge would be an asset.


  • A two (2) year post-secondary diploma in an Environmental program (or equivalent).
  • A minimum of a Class OIT or Class 1 Water Distribution &/or Water Treatment certificates and have successfully completed the Entry-Level Drinking Water Operator Course.
  • Demonstrated experience in municipal waterworks operations.
  • Computer literacy using mobile tablet PC, word-processing, spreadsheets, and database software.
  • Valid “G” Class Driver’s License. Possession of a valid “DZ” would be an asset.
  • Training in confined space entry, First Aid, CPR, Municipal Health and Safety.
  • Thorough working knowledge of the OSDWA, OWRA, OHSA, DWQMS and associated regulations are required.

Working Conditions:

  • The incumbent will work an average of 40 hours per week which may include shifts to cover off weekend duties on a rotating basis.
  • Applicant must be capable of performing physical requirements of the position that involve heavy pushing, pulling and lifting (e.g. lift objects of 25 kg) on a regular basis; work in uncontrolled environment/conditions, work in confined spaces, work in a construction environment (traffic, uneven ground).
  • As a condition of employment, you will be required to submit medical documentation of physical ability to perform the duties of position, along with a satisfactory criminal record check as approved by the City of Brockville.

The personal information submitted is collected under the authority of The Municipal Act and is protected under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for employment assessment purposes only. The municipality is an equal opportunity employer following the rules and regulations set out by the Human Rights Code and the Integrated Accessibility Standard Regulation. For applicants with a disability, accommodations are available upon request in the recruitment process should you be selected to participate.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit your application marked “Temporary Water Operator” on/before 4:00 p.m. on Monday, March 25, 2019 to the following:

Human Resources Department
City Hall, P.O. Box 5000
1 King Street West
Brockville, Ontario
K6V 7A5

The City wishes to thank all applicants and advises that only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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