Job: Utility Operator II

Title Utility Operator II
Employer Town of Perth
Application Close Date Friday, August 23, 2019
Location Perth
Date Posted August 9, 2019
Job Information

Reposting of Utility Operator II

Full-Time Unionized Position

Posting # ES-19-02

The Corporation of the Town of Perth is currently accepting applications for a permanent, full-time Utility Operator II.

Reporting to the Environmental Service Lead Hand, the Utility Operator II is responsible for the operation, construction, and maintenance of the water distribution and wastewater systems, and the road network in accordance with approved policies and procedures. The Utility Operator II will also provide backup to other Environmental Services functions, including the Water Treatment and Sewage Treatment Facilities.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Demonstrated competency with heavy construction equipment including but not limited to Backhoes, Front End Loaders and Side Walk Tractors;
  • Level I certification in Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection in good standing with Ontario Ministry of the Environment;
  • Grade 12 Diploma (minimum level of education required for position);
  • DZ license (clear driver’s abstract) in good standing with the Ministry of the Transportation;
  • 1-2 years’ municipal or related experience;
  • Either has or is willing to obtain OIT Certification in Water and Sewage Treatment or will have the goal of obtaining the Level #1 Certification with-in two years of start date.
  • Presentation of Clear Driver’s Abstract in good standing with the Ministry of Transportation.
  • Presentation of a clear Criminal Records Check prior to employment.

This position is placed on the “C” Panel (current hourly rate of $23.38 to $27.85). This is a 40 hour per week position. A complete job description is available upon request.

Previous applicants along with new applicants are encouraged to apply by electronically submitting a cover letter relating their experience to the qualifications and resume no later than August 23, 2019 at 12:00 noon.

To the attention of:

Carrie Morrison, HR/Payroll Administrator, Corporation of the Town of Perth

80 Gore Street East, Perth, Ontario, K7H 1H9

or via e-mail at or

The Corporation of the Town of Perth is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act 2001, and will be used only for the purpose of candidate selection. The Town of Perth will provide accommodation for individuals with accessibility needs.

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