Job: Water Employee

Title Water Employee
Employer Town of Tecumseh
Application Close Date Friday, February 21, 2020
Location Tecumseh, ON
Date Posted January 28, 2020
Job Information


Notice of Employment Opportunity
January 28, 2020
Date Posted: External CUPE 702.1 – January 28, 2020

Water Employee
The Corporation of the Town of Tecumseh is currently recruiting for a highly motivated individual
to fill the position of Water Employee.

Job Summary
Reporting to the Manager, Water and Wastewater, the Water Employee performs in a variety of skilled
and semi-skilled tasks including the operation of equipment used in the construction,
repair and maintenance of the water distribution system, and various public buildings and
facilities, utilizes private contractors as authorized and reviews their work and performs other
related work as required. The Water Operator liaises with municipal staff and/or contractors and
provides direction to contractors as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements
The successful candidate must possess: a minimum Grade 12 education, a Drinking Water Operator
Class 1 Water Distribution License, a valid “D” driver’s license with “Z” endorsement, and
experience in the use of heavy equipment. The preferred candidate will have obtained a University
and/or Community College degree in Environment Technology or related field and have construction
experience in the water industry. In addition, the preferred candidate will have excellent oral
and written communication skills. Previous utility or plumbing experience, ability to read
blueprints, knowledge of plumbing and pipe fitting, and knowledge of Occupational Health & Safety
Act, EUSA guidebook, Safe Drinking Water Act, and associated regulations pertaining to distribution
operators will be considered assets.

The Town is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment
and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise if
you require accommodation.

We invite you to visit the Town’s webpage to obtain further information about the
municipality. To view the full Job Description for the position of Water Employee visit the
Employment Opportunities page on the website.

The Town offers a starting hourly rate of $27.69 (2020), in accordance with the Collective
Agreement with CUPE Local 702.1. This position is subject to a probationary period of sixty (60)
days of work.
Applicants are invited to submit resumes to by Friday, February 21, 2020, at
4:30 pm.

All applications are appreciated; however only those candidates selected for an
interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected pursuant to the Municipal
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act [MFIPPA] and will be used solely for the purpose of candidate selection.


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