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Foreman Water Services

Job Type: 
Town of Banff
Job Description : 

As the ideal candidate, you hold Alberta Environment Level III or IV certification in wastewater treatment and/or hold level III certification in water distribution and wastewater collection. Experience with Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) is an asset.

You have a comprehensive understanding and working knowledge of all aspects of wastewater treatment system operations and/or water distribution and collection system operations. You are able to:

  • read and interpret piping and instrumentation drawings, lab and flow results, gauges, recording devices and general plant instrumentation;
  • determine the equipment, tools, manpower and materials required to complete assigned projects;
  • interact professionally and respectfully with vendors, contractors, residents, visitors and coworkers;
  • exercise discretion and judgment in decisions related to operational duties;
  • establish and maintain effective and productive work relationships with associates and across the leadership and employee teams ;
  • use hand and power tools, and;
  • perform cognitive and physical demands of the position (e.g. manual dexterity, good vision, ability to work in awkward or small spaces and a variety of environmental conditions and to push, pull and lift items of up to 50lbs)

You have at least 5 years’ work experience as a leader, preferably in a municipal environment, and are a “natural” teacher, mentor and coach, who instils high pride, safety compliance, productivity and quality work in your team. As Foreman, you set an impeccable standard of performance in maintaining accurate and up-to-date maintenance records and actively lead the water services crew in ensuring regulatory compliance.

This position is based on 40 hours per week in a 7-day a week operation and requires participation in our emergency on-call rotation. Rate of pay is certifications-based and ranges from $ 37.89 (6 certifications) to $ 45.38 (12 certifications) based on experience. On-going training and development are part of the Water Services department’s mandate.

Further qualifications for this position include;

  • Valid Class 3 Driver's License with Q Endorsement and clear driver’s abstract,
  • valid basic first aid and CPR certificate,
  • competence in Microsoft office suite, familiarity with iFIX SCADA programs. 
  • skills in contract/project management is also considered an asset.

*“Taking care of Banff: our People, our Community, our Park.”*

Closing Date: This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found

Closing Date: 
March 7, 2019
Application Return: 

Reply in confidence to:

Email: jobs@banff.ca      

Fax: 403.762.1260             

Mail: Box 1260, Banff, AB, T1L1A1                           

Drop off: 110 Bear Street

For more information about why the Town of Banff could be your next great career move, please visit  www.banff.ca/jobs  The Town of Banff appreciates the interest from all applicants, and will directly contact those being considered for an interview.