Job: Water Treatment Operator (Contract – Up to 8 months)

Title Water Treatment Operator (Contract – Up to 8 months)
Employer City of Brantford
Application Close Date Thursday, June 20, 2019
Location Brantford
Date Posted June 6, 2019
Job Information

Water Treatment Operator (Contract – Up to 8 months) – Job ID #861

Job Title: Water Treatment Operator ( Contract – Up to 8 months)
Status / Job Type: Temporary
Commission: Public Works
Department: Environmental Services
Union Affiliation: IBEW Local 636 Unit 41-Water
Number of Openings: 1
Rate of Pay / Range of Salary: $27.22 to $34.29
Benefits Entitlement: No
Hours of Work: 40 Hours Per Week
Job ID #: 861
Closing Date (4:30 pm): Jun 20, 2019

Position Summary:
The Corporation of the City Of Brantford requires a Water Treatment Operator for its Water Operations Division to
operate the Holmedale Water Treatment Plant and Residual Management Facility (RMF). Reporting to the Coordinator,
Water Operations the Water Treatment Operator will be required to: monitor, control, and respond to alarms for the
water treatment process, water distribution system (reservoirs, pumping stations, and elevated tanks) and Residual
Management Facility (RMF) using a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System (SCADA); analyze, monitor and
inspect water treatment and RMF processes and equipment (pumps, motors, filters, chlorinators, thickeners etc.) to
ensure processes are operating within operational guidelines and regulatory requirements; make adjustments as
required to optimize the water treatment process (production levels, chemical dosing, disinfection (primary, UV and
secondary) and filtration) based on interpretation of analytical data trends; make adjustments as required to optimize
the RMF process (chemical dosing, sludge wasting cycles, belt press operation) based on interpretation of analytical data
trends; read and record data from instruments that measure plant chemicals flows, production flows, reservoir and tank
levels, chlorine, turbidity, pressure and other important parameter; conduct routine water quality analyses at the water
treatment laboratory (chlorine, UV254, pH, ammonia, total suspended solids (TSS) etc.); work within a shift team on a 12 hour shift rotation. Coverage is required 24/7 both day and nights including weekends and statutory holiday.

• Two (2) year Community College Diploma in Chemical, Environmental or Civil Engineering
Technician/TechnologistEor an equivalent related discipline.
• Applicant must have a valid MOECC Water Treatment ClassEOIT or higher.E
• Working knowledge of the following legislation, regulations, or requirements, including but not limited to
the following as it relates to a Class IV Water Treatment subsystem: Safe Drinking Water Act, 2002,
O.Reg. 169/03, Ontario Drinking Water Quality Standards, O.Reg. 170/03, Drinking Water System,
O.Reg. 128/04, Certification of Drinking Water System Operators and Water Quality Analysts, Procedure
for Disinfection of Drinking Water in Ontario, Working knowledge of Drinking Water Quality
Management Standard (DWQMS), Municipal Drinking Water Licences (MDWL) Drinking Water Works
Permits (DWWP).
• Identify problems,E develop and evaluate optionsE and implement solutions utilizing reason, judgment,
and prescribed resources.
• Interpret and analyze data, identify challenges or opportunities,E and make recommendations.
• Interpret and apply policies and procedures and use reason and judgment to develop conclusions or
solutions to problems.
• Perform in a manner which is consistent with corporate and division goals, vision, mission, and values.
• Intermediate time management, organizational, record-keeping, written communication, interpersonal,
verbal communication, analytical, problem-solving and leadership skills.
• Basic computer literacy utilizing Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word), SCADA
(iFIX), Microsoft Sharepoint and the Internet.
• Exert effort to lift, push, pull, or carry objects for short periods of time.
• Bend, crouch, and kneel as well as a combination of sitting, standing and walking.
• Fulfill role of Operator in Charge (OIC) and Overall Responsible Operator (ORO) when appropriately
licensed and trained.
• Medical documentation to confirm medically fit to wear a respirator.
• Valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s Licence in good standing.


To apply on-line, please visit the City of Brantford website at and click on Jobs and Volunteering and Current Opportunities. Closing date for applications: Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.


Qualified candidates please attach a detailed pdf format resume & cover letter.

Information gathered relative to this position will only be used for candidate selection.

We thank each applicant for taking the time and effort to submit your resume, however, only candidates
to be interviewed will be contacted.

Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of
opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services.
Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process.

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