BC Local Government Job Posting Service


The Cariboo Regional District is seeking qualified individuals to apply for the permanent, full- time position of Utilities Operator. The incumbent must live within 30 minutes of the 108 Mile Utility building.
SUMMARY: Reporting directly to the Manager of Environmental Services, the Utilities Operator will operate and maintain regional water and sewer utilities. Report, collect data and maintain work logs as required by the Manager of Environmental Services. Respond to public inquiries,  as necessary. For a detailed job description, please visit
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: The successful applicant must hold Environmental Operator Certifications for Wastewater Collection Level I, Water Distribution Level I, and Small Water Systems certificates. Applicants may be considered that are working towards certification; however, certification must be obtained within 18 months of hire, or the incumbent may be terminated. Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in making decisions in the field and in emergency/repair situations. A working knowledge of underground utility systems. The ability to exercise considerable independence of judgement and action in the operation of equipment and during utilities maintenance activities. Training and/or experience in confined space and safe work procedures. Proficient with cell phone and computer use specifically MS Office and MS Office 365, specifically Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and MS Access an asset. The ability to navigate online meetings using Zoom or MS Teams. Must have and maintain a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License, as a term of employment.
WAGE: This is a BCGEU position. The terms of this position include a wage of $36.92 per hour.  A standard probation period will apply.
HOURS OF WORK: The incumbent may be required to work a non-standard schedule and unexpected overtime to respond to emergencies. The incumbent will be required to be on call after hours on a rotational basis. Currently the position operates Tuesday - Friday schedule starting at 7:00 am and ending at 4:15 pm with a 30-minute unpaid lunch break. The weekly schedule could develop into rotating shift schedules, which could include weekend shift work. Should the work schedule change, there will be advance notice prior to implementation.
WORK SITE LOCATION: The successful candidate will operate out of the 108 Mile Utility building. Travel within the regional district will be required. The incumbent must live within 30 minutes of the 108 Mile Utility building.
Qualified candidates wishing to apply and looking for a detailed job description please visit . Applications will be accepted by the undersigned until a suitable candidate is found. Applications must be in the form of a resume with an accompanying letter detailing your experience and qualifications relative to this position. In order to be considered for this position, all valid and current educational credentials pertaining to the position must be included in the package.
We wish to thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Bernice Crowe, Manager of Human Resources
Cariboo Regional District
Suite D, 180 Third Avenue North
Williams Lake, BC V2G 2A4
PH: 250 392 3351

Professional Categories: Sewer & Wastewater Services, Water Services
Posted: March 7, 2023, 3:20 pm
Expires: August 1, 2023, 4:30 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $36.92 Hour