Utility Operator

environmental services utilities & trades
Posted On: Aug 12, 2019
Closing Date: Aug 30, 2019
Foothills County Employment Opportunity

Utility Operator
Permanent, Full-Time
Foothills County encompasses a diverse rural landscape covering approximately 3,600 square kilometres located in the foothills of southern Alberta.  Foothills County is inviting applications for a permanent full-time Utility Operator.
The Utility Operator will perform a variety of skilled, technical and maintenance work in the operation, maintenance and repair of the County’s Water and Wastewater assets including the SCADA system.
This position is responsible for operating the water, water distribution, wastewater collection and wastewater disposal facilities.  The position will also operate, maintain, troubleshoot and monitor all necessary equipment and structures and develop solutions to rectify any issues.  As part of the Utilities Team, the operator will follow regular maintenance programs, procedures and schedules, provide accurate reports, complete testing and ensuring compliance with Alberta Environment.  
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of the Alberta Environmental Codes of Practice for Water/Wastewater Systems and the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
  • Have or working towards the Level 1 Water Treatment, Water Distribution, Wastewater Collection and Treatment certificates.  Current Level 1 certification would be considered an asset for this position.
  • Two or more years of experience in operating and maintaining water and wastewater plants and experience with Industrial wastewater treatment facilities would be considered an asset.
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license
This position is required to work on-call as well as after hours and weekends as necessary.

To view a full copy of this Job Description please visit www.mdfoothills.com and click on Careers.

Qualified candidates are invited to forward their cover letter and resume to:
Human Resources
Foothills County
309 Macleod Trail SW
High River, AB     T1V 1M7
This competition closes on Friday, August 30, 2019 @ 4:00pm.
We thank all applicants but please note that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.