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Utilities Supervisor

Job Type: 
MD of Greenview
Job Description : 

Located in Northwest Alberta, the Municipal District of Greenview is a vast and diverse area rich in oil and gas, fertile farmland, and mixed wood forests. As the third-largest rural municipality in Alberta, Greenview boasts diversity in economic activities and an extraordinary landscape. Greenview’s economy is strengthened by its diversity, a talented workforce and an entrepreneurial spirit that is second to none. Our residents experience adventure right in their backyards with lakes, rivers, Rocky Mountain peaks and vast prairie offering a year-round outdoor playground for all ages.

Reporting to the Manager of Environmental Services, the Utilities Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the Utilities operators and ensuring all tasks are completed in a safe and timely manner. He/she oversees coordinating work across multiple areas and ensuring safety and policy procedures are always followed. The Utilities Supervisor will assist utility workers with issues and concerns, and dutifully resolve or ask for required assistance to resolve. The Utility Supervisor will also be responsible for the operation and maintenance Greenview water and wastewater systems.


  • Supervise and schedule Operators, coordinating day to day tasks and job planning.
  • Identify what tools and employees are required for specific jobs and tasks and ensure job completion.
  • Monitor the SCADA system and other instrumentation pertaining to the water treatment & distribution and wastewater treatment & collection systems
  • Conduct service checks and confirm reporting requirements & housekeeping duties at all reservoirs, pump-houses, lift stations and treatment facilities
  • Ensure and when required perform tasks and complete reports and tests as required by Alberta Environment
  • Conduct review of and recommend maintenance scheduling of analytical/ operating equipment.
  • Must be familiar with water and wastewater approvals and codes of practice for all facilities under purview of Supervisor as issued by AEP
  • Conducts/ participates in safety toolbox meetings, review and develop job hazard assessment and field level hazard assessments and JHA’s.
  • Attend position-related seminars/courses as directed by the Manager
  • Prepare and submit weekly reports to the Manager
  • Supervise and participate in planned/emergency work related to the installation, maintenance, and repair of water distribution and or sanitary sewage collection systems and storm water systems
  • Respond to customer complaints and issues, utilizing Greenview policies and bylaws
  • Report any staffing concerns to the Manager
  • Overtime and after hour calls can be expected
  • Report all maintenance/ repair issues to the Manager
  • Coordinate and Supervise contractors for the department with the direction of Manager
  • Ensure adequate equipment, training and supplies are available to perform a task safely and efficiently to provide exceptional customer service to both internal and external customers
  • Update and maintain the Alberta One call system with Greenview infrastructure and the reporting, record keeping structure internally.
  • Ensure accurate department records are maintained/ updated annually or as required (DWSP & SOP & ERP and operational manuals)
  • This position may be required to rotate on standby with other department staff and may be required to work shifts outside of regular hours of work
  • Conduct performance reviews for staff under Supervisor’s direction
  • Complete and review/ approve monthly and annual reports for AEP
  • Assist in budget preparation.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience & knowledge of water and wastewater systems
  • Time management and organizational skills desired
  • Works well in team setting
  • Minimum Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Valid Alberta Driver’s License, Class 5 unrestricted
  • Valid First Aid
  • Valid certificate pursuant to the Alberta Water and Wastewater Operators certification program
    • Water Distribution, Level 2
    • Water Treatment, Level 2- Level 3 preferred
    • Wastewater Collection, Level 2
    • Wastewater Treatment, Level 2
    • or four years’ experience related directly to the Water/wastewater industry
  • Prodicient and knowledgeable of WHMIS and Alberta Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) regulations that apply to this position.
  • Ability to perform duties with limited supervision
  • Ability to track and log data
  • To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform the duties listed above to a high degree of quality, timeliness, and precision.


  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access.
  • Familiar with Scada systems.
  • Must be proficient with computerized accounting system.
  • Basic accounting skills and familiarity with Municipal finances and budgets.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interact well with, and respond to inquiries from employees, Management, Council, Ratepayers and Vendors.
  • Must be self-motivated and work with minimal supervision.
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time constraints.
  • Ability to interpret, implement and adhere to organizational policies and procedures.


  • Working alone
  • Working with chemicals
  • Use and operation of vehicles
  • Working outdoors
  • Overtime and after hour calls can be expected
  • Normal working day consists of 7.5 hours; however occasional overtime may be required.
  • Extensive travel may be required.


  • All personnel working at the Municipal District of Greenview are governed by the Municipal District Health & Safety Policy.
  • Ensures all operations are conducted in a safe manner and in accordance with Municipal District Policies and Occupational Health & Safety Regulations.
  • Ensure proper ergonomic requirements are met and good ergonomic procedures are practiced.
  • Internal working alone system.

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position.

Closing Date: 
January 15, 2021
Application Return: 

Interested candidates may submit cover letter (stating the position you are applying for) and resume by January 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm, in one of the following ways:

E-mail:  careers@mdgreenview.ab.ca (please quote the position in the subject line)

Mail or Drop Off:  
Municipal District of Greenview No. 16
4806 – 36 Ave., Box 1079
Valleyview, Alberta T0H 3N0

Confidential Fax:  780-524-3981

While we truly appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.