BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Fort St. John

City of Fort St. John

Competition No. 2021-53

Water and Wastewater Plant Operator In Training

Regular Full Time

Excellent people.  Awesome Benefits.  Great Wages.

Join us in Fort St John – the Energetic City!  We are blessed with not only a strong economy but also a sense of community and a quality of life second to none.  Fort St. John is a haven for adventure at all times of the year, with various active sport and leisure clubs, special events, and a standing commitment to promoting and providing community and personal wellness appealing to a wide range of interests.

The Water and Wastewater Plant Operator In Training (OIT) performs a variety of skilled tasks as required for technical and maintenance work of water and wastewater treatment systems including water meters. In addition to assisting in maintaining a safe work environment, the Water and Wastewater Plant OIT will proactively participate in training for advanced certification. This position requires the ability to work varied shifts including weekends and evenings.
Qualified candidates must have completion of Grade 12 or GED equivalent along with EOCP Operator in Training Certification and BC Cross Connection Control Certification (or ability to obtain within 1 year of hire).  Candidates must also have a minimum of one (1) year experience relating to construction, maintenance or repair of municipal utilities or an equivalent combination of education and experience along with a valid Class 5 BC driver license.  Successful candidate must be able to pass and maintain a clear Police Information Check.

This is a Union position (BCGEU) and the rate of pay is $35.55/hour. Interested applicants are requested to send their resume AND covering letter (in Word or PDF format) to the undersigned prior to 4:00 p.m., May 18, 2021.
HRIS Administrative Assistant, Tracy Konashuk
City of Fort St. John, 10631 - 100th Street, Fort St. John, BC V1J 3Z5
PHONE: (250) 787-8150 FAX: (250) 787-8181

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We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Organization: Fort St. John (City)
Region: Peace River
Professional Categories: Sewer & Wastewater Services, Water Services
Posted: May 4, 2021, 9:19 am
Expires: May 18, 2021, 4:00 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years
Rate: $35.55 Hour