Job: Water Operator I (Level 1)

Title Water Operator I (Level 1)
Employer The City of Vaughan
Application Close Date Friday, August 23, 2019
Location Vaughan
Date Posted August 12, 2019
Job Information


 We have an exciting Full Time Unionized opportunity in the

Environmental Services Department for an experienced and motivated individual

 Water Operator I (Level 1) 

(JOB # J0819-0234)

As one of Southern Ontario’s fastest growing cities, with its mix of urban and rural areas, Vaughan is an in-demand place to live and work. Vaughan is considered one of Canada’s most family friendly cities with a dynamic and diverse population of over 300,000. With one of the top performing economies, a growing tourism industry and an enviable portfolio of recreational and cultural venues, this is the place where you want to be.

In accordance with all applicable City, provincial, federal guidelines, acts and regulations, responsible for the maintenance and repair of water infrastructure and appurtenances including inspection duties involving hydrants, meters, chambers, pumping/booster stations, etc.; completion of associated paperwork; and provides backup support to the Team Lead, Water Operations Coordinator and Supervisor.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Grade 12 graduate or equivalent.
  • Minimum of one (1) years’ experience in the maintenance and repair of municipal waterworks systems and equipment.
  • Hold and maintain a valid Water Distribution Level 1 Operator License and willingness to obtain a Water Distribution Level 2 Operator License or higher.
  • Hold and maintain a valid Water Meter Installers Certification in accordance with the Apprenticeship and Certification Act.
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience in the maintenance and repair of Municipal water and sewer systems and equipment.
  • Ability for work unsupervised in a variety of maintenance and emergency situations
  • Completion of City of Vaughan and Ministry of Environment courses on Confined Space Entry.
  • Valid Class “D” with a “Z” endorsement drivers license in good standing and be willing to obtain a Class “A” with a “Z” endorsement drivers license if requested.

In addition to offering a competitive compensation package, we have a strong focus on health and wellness, including fitness facilities and family-focused benefits.

If you are an energetic person who is interested in bringing your knowledge and passion to the City of Vaughan, please click here to apply online by Friday August 23, 2019. 

Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The City of Vaughan is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The City of Vaughan is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

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