Water/Wastewater Operator

King Township
Posted 6 days ago

King Township is an idyllic countryside community of communities, proud of its rural, cultural, and agricultural heritage. We are respected for treasuring nature, encouraging a responsible economy, and celebrating our vibrant quality of life. As an organization, we are focused on providing superior customer service, quality programs and services, progressive leadership, responsible management, and staff that is empowered to achieve personal and organizational excellence in the delivery of municipal services.


Reporting to the Manger of Environmental Services, the Water/Wastewater Operator is responsible for the following:

  • Performs operations and maintenance activities supporting the efficient operation of wastewater pumping stations, wastewater collection systems, and the optimal operation of small drinking water systems, water booster and water distribution stations
  • Performs analytical tests to maintain system and residual awareness and strictly adheres to safe handling of chemicals
  • Performs “stake-out/locates” to determine the location of water, wastewater, and storm sewer infrastructure
  • Maintains data logs and performs field analysis including MECP regulatory compliance sampling and submission, in accordance with prescribed legislation, water and wastewater industry standards, policies and practices
  • Conducts sampling activities and records results to ensure adherence to applicable Provincial Acts and Regulations
  • Performs Operator-in-Chare activities to the level of certification/licensing obtained in accordance with the Township and Provincial standards as defined by applicable Provincial Acts and Regulations assuming accountability for work performed
  • Works in accordance with the health and safety standards, using all personal protective equipment as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and Township policies and procedures
  • Other related duties as required, per the Township Operational Plan


The successful applicant will possess:

  • Post Secondary Diploma in Environmental Sciences (2 or 3 years) or equivalent combination of education & experience
  • MECP-OIT-IV Licence for Wastewater Collection and MECP OIT – IV Certificate for Water Distribution including experience as designated by Provincial Acts and Regulations and as it applies to Township of King infrastructure
  • Demonstrated field experience working directly with water/wastewater systems with completion of training courses and certifications as designated by Provincial Acts and Regulations
  • Demonstrated experience in mechanical electrical equipment and pump maintenance procedures
  • A valid Class “G” licence, clear of serious offences under the Highway Traffic Act
  • Ability to work in confined spaces, and work with hazardous chemicals and near high voltage electrical equipment
  • Ability to physically withstand long periods of standing, walking, climbing and heavy lifting; work in a noisy environment and work in all/extreme weather conditions
  • Availability and ability to perform standby duties; respond to emergency situations and work outside normal scheduled hours, as required


Wage Rate: $70,699 to $86,280 (2022 rate) Full-time, 12-month contract

This position is subject to providing proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 in alignment with the Township Policy ADM-POL-163, COVID-19 Vaccination. Successful candidates will be required to be fully vaccinated with a Health Canada or the World Health Organization approved COVID-19 vaccine series with the final dose at least 14 days prior to your start date. To maintain ongoing fully vaccinated status, the successful candidate must also receive each dose/booster that may be required or recommended by Public Health. The Township will consider cases requiring accommodation as stipulated by relevant employment standards legislation or regulation and/or the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Qualified candidates are requested to forward their resume by October 6, 2022, by 4:30pm to:

Human Resources
2585 King Road
King City, Ontario L7B 1A1
E-Mail: hr@king.ca

Please visit www.king.ca for full job description.


We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be notified.

Personal information (PI) is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.0. 2001, c.25 and will be used to facilitate the hiring and recruitment process.  Personal information (PI) will be protected in accordance with Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA). Questions about the collection of personal information (PI) should be directed to the Human Resources Department, 2585 King Road, King City, L7B 1A1 or (905) 833-5321

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Township of King will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Township Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

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