WATER DISTRIBUTION OPERATOR, PERMANENT

Closing Date: March 18, 2021 – 4:30 pm
Department: Environmental Services
File Number: SV21-19
Hours: 40 hours per week; evenings, nights, weekend and Statutory Holiday work as required.
Salary: $22.44 – $34.22 per hour based on experience (Benefits/Pension/Vacation)

 

The City of Belleville, known as the ‘Friendly City’, is located at the mouth of the Moira River where it meets the picturesque Bay of Quinte. Experience world-class fishing, boating, cycling and walking along approximately 14 kilometers of waterfront trails. Situated between Toronto and Montreal, and less than one hour from the U.S. border, the City truly is at the center of it all. Approximately 51,000 people make Belleville their home and over 220,000 live within 30 minutes of the City. We are in close proximity to Prince Edward County where you can discover award winning wineries and numerous beaches including Sandbanks Provincial Park. We are home to Loyalist College of Applied Arts and Technology as well as Albert College, Canada’s oldest co-ed boarding independent private school. The historic downtown core provides numerous restaurants, shopping and live music and theater venues for an amazing cultural experience. Our inviting blend of small town warmth and big city amenities, quality of life and affordable housing make Belleville the perfect place to live, work and play. More information is available at www.belleville.ca.

 

Currently, the City of Belleville has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join the Environmental Services Department.  Reporting to the Supervisor of Water Distribution, this position involves the operation of a Level III Water Distribution System including rotating on-call responsibilities.

 

EDUCATION/SPECIALIZED TRAINING/SKILLS:

Essential (minimum) Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a minimum two (2) year post-secondary program in Civil Engineering or environmental field or other suitable equivalent that would enable operator certification up to the level of the facility (in accordance with O. Reg. 128/04 as amended from time to time).
  • Minimum valid Level I Water Distribution Subsystem MOECC Certification.
  • Valid Class DZ Driver’s license with safe driving record, to be held and maintained.

Asset (preferred) Qualifications:

  • Higher Level Water Distribution Subsystem MOECC Certification.
  • Ability to obtain licensing to the level of the Facility (Water Distribution Level 3).
  • Working knowledge of provincial Safe Drinking Water Act and associated Regulations.
  • Working knowledge of infrastructure and construction practices.
  • Working knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act with emphasis on trenching, shoring, and confined space entry.
  • Current First Aid, CPR and WHMIS training.
  • Basic computer skills including email, MS Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Excavating experience.
  • Ability to complete tasks involving heavy pushing, pulling, and lifting on a regular basis; work in an uncontrolled environment/conditions; work in a construction environment (i.e. traffic, uneven ground) recognize hazards and be able to assist in mitigating and controlling hazards.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Essential (minimum) Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 year operational experience, performing a variety of operational duties, in a Large Municipal Residential Water Distribution System (as defined in O. Reg. 170 under the SDWA).

Asset (preferred) Qualifications:

  • General sampling experience for colour, turbidity, chlorine, and bacteriological.
  • Hand and power tool use.

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How to Apply:

www.belleville.ca/employment

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.

Operator Environmental Services

THE MUNICIPALITY OF MEAFORD
Operator Environmental Services
Job Posting #2021-12
Full-time Permanent
Salary: $53,304 to $64,792
Application Due Date: Friday March 12, 2021

 

The Municipality of Meaford is located in the County of Grey on the western shore of beautiful Georgian Bay in Central Ontario. With a rural and urban mix population of approximately 11,000, the Municipality offers abundant recreational and lifestyle opportunities.

The Municipality of Meaford is looking for a Full-time Environmental Services Operator to join our Instructure Services Team. This position is responsible for the day-to-day general operation and maintenance of the Meaford Wastewater Treatment Plant, pump stations and collection system, the Meaford Water Treatment Plant, Meaford and Leith Water Distribution Systems, and three rural Community Halls in compliance with applicable
Ontario Regulations. On-call responsibility on a weekly rotation of 24/7 for response to alarms for the preceding systems for both wastewater and water when appropriately qualified.

 

To view the full job posting and to apply please visit the Municipality website at
www.meaford.ca.

Interested qualified applicants are required to forward their cover letter and resume to the Municipality quoting Job #2021-12 by Friday March 12, 2021.

 

The Municipality of Meaford is committed to providing a barrier-free workplace. If
accommodation is required during the selection or interview process, it will be available
upon request.

Operator – Water and/or Wastewater (OIT-IV) #26310

DEPARTMENT: Environmental Services Department
BRANCH:Operations, Maintenance and Monitoring Branch
Salary: $25.98 to $42.93 per hour

LOCATION: 380 Bayview Parkway, Newmarket  
STATUS: Casual/On-Call 
SCHEDULED WEEKLY HOURS: As Required and Varied
SCHEDULED SHIFTS: As Required and Varied
This is a Replacement  Union position – CUPE Local 905 (York Region Unit)

POSITION PURPOSE
Reporting to the Supervisor, Operations, Maintenance and Monitoring, and under the day-to-day work direction of the Senior Team Lead, performs operations and maintenance activities supporting the optimal operation of wastewater treatment plants and associated pumping stations, ground water systems, water treatment plants, associated booster stations and the transmission system to meet Provincial Acts and Regulations and Regional standards. 

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs operations and maintenance activities supporting the optimal operation of wastewater treatment plants and associated pumping stations, and the optimal operation of ground water systems, water treatment plants, associated booster stations and the transmission system; enters sewers, wet wells and treatment tanks or chambers for the purpose of performing maintenance.
  • Performs routine maintenance (related to CLAIR – Cleaning, Lubricating, Adjustment, Inspections and minor Repairs), at water treatment plants and associated pumping stations, and transmission system components.
  • Performs daily checks and analysis on the operation of equipment and makes adjustments to process controls to optimize effluent quality and ensure compliance with applicable Provincial regulations. 
  • Performs “stake-out/locates” for all water mains, collection systems, treatment plants and assists the Senior Team Lead in preparing inspection reports on the condition of linear and discrete assets.
  • Participates in the design, installation, commission and handover of new equipment to ensure all equipment is installed correctly and functions efficiently as per relevant asset management standards.  
  • Provides daily guidance and supervision of tasks appropriate to the level of certification for operators and co-op students enrolled in education programs, on-going certification or as required.
  • Maintains data logs and performs in-plant laboratory analysis including MOE regulatory compliance sampling and submission, in accordance with prescribed Certificates of Approval, Permits to take Water, water and waste water industry standards, policies and practices.
  • Participates on committees, task forces or work groups as assigned.
  • Participates in performance metrics planning activities as required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-Secondary Diploma/Certificate in Environmental Sciences (2 or 3 years) or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • MECP License for Wastewater Treatment and a License for Wastewater Collection, including experience as designated by Provincial Acts and Regulations and as it applies to Area 1, 5 or 6 Facilities. License levels to be determine based on business and regulatory needs at time of posting
  • MECP License for Water Treatment and a License for Water Distribution and Supply, including experience as designated by Provincial Acts and Regulations and as it applies to Central, West, East, Linear and Area 1, 5 and 6 facilities. License levels to be determine based on business and regulatory needs at time of posting
  • Demonstrated field experience working directly in water/wastewater facilities with completion of training courses and certification(s) as designated by Provincial Acts and Regulations, and field experience and certification(s) Level to the legislated standard required at the assigned facility.
  • Demonstrated experience in mechanical electrical equipment and pump maintenance procedures.
  • A valid Class “G” drivers’ licence, clear of serious offences under the Highway Traffic Act.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of system hydraulics. 
  • Knowledge of the OH&S Act and relevant Provincial Acts and Regulations.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer focus, communication, collaboration and personal ownership.

 

Please apply online by February 24, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. As an alternative, you can apply via e-mail to careers@york.ca 

All job vacancies are recorded on a 24-Hour Career Line and may be accessed by calling 1-877-464-9675 ext. 75508. 

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email.