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Job: Water and Wastewater Operator

Title Water and Wastewater Operator
Employer Township of Woolwich
Application Close Date Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Location Township of Woolwich
Date Posted November 27, 2018
Job Information

Position Union
Affiliation Local 1542
Water and Wastewater Operator

Wage Rate/Grade
27.16 per hour
Hours of Work
7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday to Friday. Participation in Winter Operations will be required with
periodic shift changes.
Major Responsibilities
• Perform wide variety of maintenance and operational activities on the Township’s various
water distribution and wastewater collection systems. these duties would include, but not be
limited to, water sampling, water meter installation, reading and repair, maintenance and repair of
water and sewer infrastructure, sewage lift station maintenance and the collection and recording of
operational data.
• Participate in Winter Control operations as required.
• Periodically perform other operational activities as assigned
• Respond to and investigate complaints/concerns from the public as required.
• Must be willing to work extended hours and be able to respond to before and after hours’
emergency call-outs.
Required Skills, Qualifications and Experience
• Ontario Secondary School Diploma or High School Equivalency Certificate and current MECP
Class 1 Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection Operator Licenses
• Able to deal effectively and fairly with the public and provide a high level of customer
service
• Hold a valid “D” with “Z” endorsement driver’s license and possess a good driving record
• Able to communicate effectively, and work independently, as well as part of a team
• Demonstrates a good work ethic and respect for supervisors and peers
• Good record keeping skills
• Must have completed training or have had previous experience in the operation of tandem
trucks
• Physically able to perform the required duties
Other Responsibilities and Duties
• Participate in training to ensure that all required licenses and MECP certifications are
maintained
• Participate in supplementary training related to Public Works Operations (e.g. Confined
Space, Spill Response, MTO Book 7, Trenching, WHMIS, Chain Saw, Health and Safety and First Aid)

Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume prior to 4:30pm, Wednesday, December 19,
2018 to: Township of Woolwich
24 Church Street West, P.O. Box 158, Elmira, ON N3B 2Z6
Fax: (519) 669-9348
Email: hr@woolwich.ca

All applicants are thanked for their interest in these positions however, only those selected for
an interview will be contacted.

The Township of Woolwich is committed to diversity and inclusion and offers an accessible
workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to meeting the needs of
applicants during all phases of the hiring process. This
document is available in alternate formats, or with accessible communication supports, upon
request.

 

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