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.