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Certified Wastewater Utility Operator

The Village of Valemount is seeking applications for a Certified Wastewater Utility Operator Level 2. The Operator will report to the Superintendent of Public Works and will primarily be responsible for maintenance and monitoring of the municipal wastewater system as well as assisting with the water system. Other duties will include operating power tools and heavy equipment common to a Public Works department. This position is full-time (40 hours week) and will require some weekend coverage and response to emergency call-outs.


Compensation:
$29.00 – $35.00/hour range, plus benefits (dependent on qualifications)

Qualifications:
• Completion of at least three (3) full years Municipal Works experience;
• Experience with SCADA and related computer applications;
• Demonstrated ability to operate heavy equipment;
• Good physical condition and able to perform heavy manual labour;
• Good working knowledge of work-related WCB Regulations;
• Ability to work independently and follow oral and written instructions;
• Ability to work effectively with co-workers and the Public;
• Must be fully vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccination

Education:
• Valid EOCP certification as a Level 2 Wastewater Treatment or Collection Operator. Consideration will be given to Level 1 operators who are committed to obtaining their Level 2 certification;
• Completion of Grade 12 or GED diploma;
• Valid Class 5 BC Drivers License with Air Brakes endorsement;
• Occupational First Aid;
• Confined Space and Entry;
• Ground Disturbance;
• Upgrading Certification required as legislation and regulations are amended

General Duties:
• Ability to identify problems and implement solutions with the wastewater system;
• Recording meter readings;
• Daily inspection of equipment;
• Assist other employees with their duties including, but not limited to, grounds maintenance, gardening, water and sewer line digging and pipe laying, pavement laying and repair; drainage ditch maintenance, road marking, raking and shoveling;
• Operate power tools and equipment including, but not limited to, tamper, sole plate packer, lawn mower, snow blower, cement mixer, saws, drills, etc.;
• Assist with assembly, removal and adjustment of attachments to various pieces of equipment;
• Collect garbage and other debris;
• Drive light duty vehicles;
• Perform sign maintenance and road marking, repair pavement defects, build minor infrastructure;
• Operation of snow removal equipment, street sweeper, backhoe and grader;
• Additional duties as determined by the Superintendent of Public Works

To Apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of application and resume to:

Village of Valemount
Public Works Department
PO Box 168
Valemount, BC V0E 2Z0 or
Email: jobs@valemount.ca

Applications will be received until the position has been filled. 

We appreciate the interest shown by all applicants in this position, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.