The Town of Okotoks is seeking an experienced Water Services Operator to join our team full time!
Reporting to the Lead Hand Operator, the Water Services Operator 3 is responsible for safe and effective treatment, maintenance, repair, monitoring, testing and reporting in water, waste water or distribution and collection. This position is responsible for collecting samples, conducting laboratory analysis, and ensuring the results meet internal QA/QC standards. Operator 3 will troubleshoot day-to-day operational issues, develop solutions, and service infrastructure, complete work permits and safe work plans. Strong knowledge and experience with Utility Services functions, safety, operational procedures and environmental impact potential is required. This is a full-time position working 40 hours a week that requires weekend shifts as well as responding to customer call outs.
The successful candidate will have post-secondary certificate/diploma relating to water/wastewater as well as Alberta Environment level 3 certification in Water Treatment, Distribution, Wastewater Collection and/or Treatment with 5 years of related experience. Knowledge of water and wastewater operations, regulatory standards/guidelines, both safety and workplace health requirements are required. Strong customer service and communication skills are required.
Our employees are the cornerstone of our organization; working with us will provide you with the opportunity to work in an innovative and collaborative environment that offers a chance to work with a great team of dedicated individuals. Our total compensation package offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefit package, and participation in the LAPP pension plan.
Resumes will be accepted until December 8th, 2019. For further details on this position and to apply online, please visit our website at www.okotoks.ca.
We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.