Job: Water Treatment Plant Operator

Title Water Treatment Plant Operator
Employer City of Belleville
Application Close Date Monday, April 29, 2019
Location Belleville, ON
Date Posted April 15, 2019
Job Information



Closing Date: April 29, 2019 – 4:30 pm
Department: Environmental Services
File Number: SV19-47
Hours: 40 hours per week; evenings, nights, weekend and Statutory Holiday work is required.
Salary: $22.44 – $34.22 per hour (Benefits/Pension/Vacation)


Reporting to the Supervisor of Water Treatment, the position involves the operation of a Level IV Water Treatment Plant and associated facilities, working alone during rotating shifts (24 hours, 7 days, on a year-round basis).


Essential (minimum) Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a minimum two (2) year post-secondary program in Environmental field or suitable equivalent (as outlined in MOECC Guideline 3.10, group 1-100% Relevance).
  • Minimum valid level I Water Treatment Subsystem MOECC Certification.
  • Valid Class G Driver’s license with safe driving record, to be held and maintained.

Asset (preferred) Qualifications:

  • Level IV Water Treatment Subsystem MOECC Certification
  • Ability to work alone in operational decision making situations and implement changes to treatment processes.
  • General troubleshooting and analytical skills.
  • Working knowledge of provincial Safe Drinking Water legislation.
  • Ability to lift and move heavy objects (at least 50 lbs.)
  • Demonstrated record keeping, time management, organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Thorough knowledge of SCADA, PLC, and/or Network systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of DWQMS.
  • Training on Hach analytical equipment.


Essential (minimum) Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 year operational experience as an OIC in a Large Municipal Residential System (as defined in O. Reg. 170 under the SDWA).

Asset (preferred) Qualifications:

  • Exposure to SCADA environment.
  • General maintenance and troubleshooting experience.
  • Experience working independently.
  • General lab experience for turbidity, chlorine, fluoride and bacteriological sampling and testing.
  • Generator operation and maintenance.
  • Hand and power tool use.
  • Instrument calibration and maintenance.
  • Shift and on-call experience.

Job Description Available Upon Request

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Personal information and any supporting material will be administered in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA). We thank all applicants who apply but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Belleville is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Human Resources Division to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.

Applicants will be required to provide at their own expense a satisfactory criminal reference check dated within the past six (6) months and if deemed a requirement of the position, a driver’s abstract to the Human Resources Department on or before the date of the interview but no later than the commencement of employment if selected.


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