Job: Wastewater Treatment Operator

Title Wastewater Treatment Operator
Employer City of Brockville
Application Close Date Monday, March 25, 2019
Location Brockville, ON
Date Posted March 4, 2019
Job Information


 Class II – $29.56/hour, Class III – $32.85/hour, Class IV – $33.84/hour (April 1, 2019)

Applications are invited for this opportunity in the C.U.P.E. Local 115 (Outside) Wastewater Systems Division within the City’s Environmental Services Department.

Under the direction of the Supervisor through the Chief Operator, the Wastewater Treatment Operator will carry out numerous duties at the facilities encompassed in the operation of a Class IV wastewater treatment facility, and a Class III wastewater collection system.  Operations and maintenance of these facilities must be performed according to established SOP’s and other protocols, calibration of various in-line instruments, perform sampling and testing in compliance with Ontario Water Resources Act, the Environmental Protection Act, all related legislation including the Certificate of Approval.

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 Wastewater Systems Operator must have strong mechanical abilities, functional knowledge of municipal wastewater treatment and collection processes.  Instrumentation and/or SCADA system knowledge would be an asset.


  • A two (2) year post-secondary diploma in an Environmental program or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must hold at minimum a Class II Wastewater Treatment License from the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation & Parks, with the expectation to advance and obtain a Class IV Wastewater Treatment License.
  • Demonstrated experience in municipal wastewater operations.
  • Computer literacy using mobile tablet PC, word-processing, spreadsheets, and database software.
  • Valid “G” class Driver’s License. Possession of a valid “DZ” class driver’s license would be an asset.
  • Training in confined space entry, First Aid, CPR, Municipal Health and Safety is an asset.
  • Thorough working knowledge of the applicable legislation and regulations is required.

Working Conditions:

  • The incumbent will work 40 hours per week which may include shifts to cover off weekend duties on a rotating basis.
  • On-call after regular working hours with a 30 minute minimum response time is also required, but assigned on a rotational 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.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit your cover letter and resume marked “Wastewater Treatment Operator” on/before 4:00 p.m. on Monday, March 25, 2019 to the following:

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

The City of Brockville wishes to thank all applicants and advises that only those chosen for interviews will be contacted.

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