Certified Utility Operator I -

Ladysmith, BRITISH COLUMBIA | 20 days | Deadline: 18 Sep 2020
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Job Summary

Town of Ladysmith;

Job Description

Permanent Full-Time


The opportunity.
Not much is more important than clean water. If you’re passionate about helping provide this precious resource to those within your community, we’re looking for you. The Town of Ladysmith is seeking a permanent full-time Level I Certified Utility Operator to assist within our Collection & Distribution team.

Why work at the Town of Ladysmith?
Our team, across the entire organization, works for purpose, balance and community. We are all working to create a safe, caring, and well managed municipality that refl ects the quality of its people. Doing this requires the efforts of nearly a hundred staff, with roles ranging from the utility operator position to customer service representative to facilities maintenance to arborist.

As your employer we want to be an important part of your life, but we also want you to have a life. The Town of Ladysmith supports its employees with competitive total compensation including vacation, health & dental benefi ts and wellness programs including employee family assistance and the ability to deal with personal and family life.

We also recognize you need to enjoy your work and the people you work with. At the Town of Ladysmith, we are growing and evolving. This creates a motivating environment and work community, and will keep you excited about your job day after day. We are colleagues, mentors and friends.

The location.
Nestled on the eastern shores of spectacular Vancouver Island the Town of Ladysmith has a population of approximately 9,000 people, provides an inviting small town atmosphere and yet, is only a short commute to all the amenities of a major urban centre. Residents enjoy excellent community and recreational facilities, including year-round opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.

The position.
Reporting to the Utilities Supervisor, the Certifi ed Utility Operator I is accountable for providing assistance in the operation and maintenance of the Town’s sanitary sewage collection and the water distribution systems. This involves the operation maintenance of various equipment and structures including pumps, regulating equipment, vactor trucks, water reservoirs, and treatment facilities.

This position also works closely with the collection & distribution, treatment, and streets teams to keep water flowing to taps within our amazing town.

The requirements.
To be ready to succeed you will hold a grade 12 or equivalent education as well as EOCP wastewater collection and water distribution level I certifi cations.

How to apply.
Intrigued? If your background mirrors our requirements, we’d love to hear from you. Please submit a cover letter and resume in confidence tohr@ladysmith.ca referencing competition #2020-24. This competition will remain open until 4:00 pm Friday September 18, 2020.

For a complete job description, please visit our website at https://www.ladysmith.ca/city-hall/careers-volunteering/current-vacancies and for further information, contact:

Kevin Goldfuss, Manager of Operations
Public Works, 330 6th Avenue
Ladysmith, BC V9G 1A2
(e) hr@ladysmith.ca
(p) 250.245.6447

The Town of Ladysmith thanks all applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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