Job: Water Operator – Class I

Title Water Operator – Class I
Employer The Corporation of the Town of New Tecumseth
Application Close Date Thursday, October 17, 2019
Location New Tecumseth, ON
Date Posted October 4, 2019
Job Information

The Corporation of the Town of New Tecumseth
Water Operator – Class I
Permanent Full Time
40 hours per week

Reporting to the Supervisor, Operations – Water, this position performs all aspects of the day to day work activities of the Water Operations. With the support of the water senior operator this position is responsible to operate, maintain and trouble shoot the municipal Class 2 Water Distribution and Supply System and the associated Wells, Reservoirs and Booster Stations. Key accountabilities are to perform work functions and operations while ensuring compliance as to the regulations governing Water Distribution and Supply.


• Perform all aspects of work related to the servicing, operation and maintenance of all well operations, water distribution systems and water works.
• Work in compliance with the Corporate Health and Safety Policy, the Occupational Health and Safety Act and all other corporate policies, procedures and operational guidelines.
• Conduct required testing of drinking water and lab tasks necessary to monitor and maintain water quality.
• Perform regular maintenance on the distribution systems, in accordance with standard operating procedures, to ensure a safe and adequate water supply.


• Grade 12 secondary school diploma
• Class I Water Distribution and supply licence
• Valid Class D driver’s licence with Z endorsement, and ability to provide a clean driver’s abstract
• Backflow and Cross-Connection Certification considered an asset
• Minimum 2 years experience in water operations
• Meet the requirement of a competent person as identified by the Occupational Health and Safety Act

The successful candidate must have the ability to align with established goals and objectives and is able to create/follow plans and processes accordingly to deliver task and goal completion to a high standard. The Town of New Tecumseth values progressive ideas and actions; the successful candidate will have proven ability to embrace change, be resourceful and to seek new ideas and creativity to maximize effectiveness to provide high quality citizen-centred services to our community.

Salary: $51,792.00 – $64,729.60 plus full benefits and pension
Start Date: October 2019

Please submit your cover letter and resume in Word or PDF format to no later than 4:30 pm on October 17, 2019.
Please quote Job #2019-93 in the subject line of your email.

We thank you for your interest, however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Information collected will be used solely for the purpose of candidate selection, in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act.

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

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