Job: Water Operator- OIT, Class 1 or Class 2

Title Water Operator- OIT, Class 1 or Class 2
Employer Town of New Tecumseth
Application Close Date Sunday, December 22, 2019
Location Town of New Tecumseth, ON
Date Posted December 2, 2019
Job Information


The Corporation of the Town of New Tecumseth
Water Operator – OIT, Class 1 or Class 2
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 Senior Water 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 and water transmission mains. Key accountabilities are to perform work functions and operations while ensuring compliance as to the with Ministry 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.
• 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.
• Report and take corrective action on incidents of non-compliance (such as adverse water) required under O. Reg. 170/03 and O. Reg. 169/03 as amended and the Drinking Water Quality Management Standard (DWQMS).
• Perform stand-by duties and responsibilities in the capacity of OIC on a rotational basis.
• Other duties as assigned.

• Secondary School Diploma
• OIT Water Distribution and Supply licence required. Class 1 or Class 2 licences preferred.
• Valid Class D drivers licence with Z endorsement, and ability to submit a clean driver’s abstract
• 1-3 years’ experience in water operations

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: $44,428.80 – $73,174.40, based on licences and experience, plus full benefits and pension plan
Start Date: January 2020

Please submit your cover letter and resume in Word or PDF format to no later than 4:30 pm on December 22, 2019.
Please quote Job #2019-102 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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