Wastewater Operator – Class 3 or 4

New Tecumseth
Posted 2 weeks ago

Permanent Full-Time Position – 40 hours per week


Reporting to the Supervisor, Operations – Wastewater, this position performs all aspects of the day to day work activities of the Wastewater Operations. With the support of the wastewater treatment Senior Operator this position is responsible to operate, maintain and troubleshoot the three Wastewater Treatment Facilities, their associated pumping stations and collection system. Key accountabilities are to perform work functions and operations while ensuring compliance as to the regulations governing Wastewater Treatment.


• Perform all aspects of work related to the operation and maintenance of all wastewater treatment facilities and their lift stations.
• Interpret SCADA trending and make operational changes as required. Check clarifier, aeration, return and wasting rates, lagoons, pumps and lab equipment. Perform all aspects of sampling and laboratory analysis. Ensure documentation of all operational changes are accurate and are recorded in the facilities daily log book.
• Maintain compliance as per the treatment plant’s ECA requirements and MECP regulations.
• Perform the duties and responsibilities of “Operator in Charge” (OIC) as defined by the Ministry of the Environment Conservation and Parks (MECP) and as per O/Reg.129.
• Work in compliance with the Corporate Health and Safety Policy and all other corporate policies, procedures, and operational guidelines.
• Responsible for filling out service requests and daily work orders using CityWorks.


• Grade 12 or equivalent, plus 2-4 years of additional, relevant education or training required to obtain Class 3 licence.
• Class 3 or 4 Wastewater Treatment licence per O.Reg 129/04, s 14 (1).
• Class 2 Wastewater Collection licence per O.Reg 129/04, s 14 (1).
• DZ driver’s licence, or ability to obtain within 1 year of hire.
• Standard First Aid and CPR-C certification, or ability to obtain.
• At least 4 years of experience as an operator, including at least 2 years as an Operator-In-Charge (OIC) in a Class 2-4 facility, in accordance with the years of experience outlined in O.Reg 129/04 Schedule 2 ‘Qualifications for Operator’s Licenses’.
• Experience operating a back-hoe, dump truck and power/flusher vac would be considered an asset.
• Intermediate computer literacy utilizing Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, Teams and OneDrive), Cityworks computerized maintenance management system, SCADA, and the internet


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.


$66,601.60 – $83,262.40 (Class 3)
$69,638.40 – $87,048.00 (Class 4)
plus full benefits and pension plan


To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and copies of the required credentials (high school diploma, training, certifications, etc) through our ATS by July 8th.



We thank you for your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please note: The Town of New Tecumseth has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees. All new hires are required to be fully vaccinated. Any questions regarding mandatory COVID-19 vaccination can be sent to Human Resources.

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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