Water Treatment Plant Chief Operator

District of Summerland - Summerland, BC (30+ days ago)

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Water Treatment Plant Chief Operator

District of Summerland

Water Treatment Plant Chief Operator
A picturesque community of more than 11,700 residents, the District of Summerland boasts a small town atmosphere, beautiful outdoor environment and a great quality of life. Over the last several years, Summerland has prospered with award winning wines and agro-tourism. Nestled in the heart of the Okanagan Valley on the shores of Okanagan Lake, Summerland enjoys a semi-desert climate with mild, short winters and hot, dry summers. Residents and tourists enjoy easy access to spectacular beaches and parks, scenic biking and hiking trails, beautiful orchards and vineyards and many boutique retail and dining opportunities.

The District of Summerland has an excellent opportunity for a Water Treatment Plant Chief Operator. Under the direction of the Manager of Utilities, the successful candidate will work as part of a supervisory team with the Water Distribution System Chief Operator to share responsibilities for the day-to-day operations of the Water Operation’s facilities and infrastructure. The Water Treatment Plant Chief Operator’s primary focus will be on the operation and maintenance of the Water Treatment Plant and residual solids handling but is required to be trained and capable of assisting in the operation and maintenance of the Water Distribution System. This is a ‘working’ Chief Operator position.

The ideal candidate is an energetic, personable individual with strong supervisory skills and the ability to prioritize and delegate tasks while still being hands on.

Required Training and Experience:
  • Certification with the Environmental Operator Certification Program in British Columbia in either Water Distribution or Water Treatment and a Diploma from a recognized Water Quality program or fifteen years equivalent experience;
  • Three years of experience in a supervisory position;
  • Preference will be given to Operators with an EOCP Level 4 in Water Treatment
  • First Aid certification;
  • Chlorine Handling Certificate;
  • B.C. Class 5 Driver’s License.

Please view our website at summerland.ca/jobs for a detailed job description.

This is a full-time Union position and currently offers an hourly wage of $30.82 - $34.24 as well as a comprehensive benefits package.

Qualified applicants should submit their cover letter and resume as a single PDF or Microsoft Word to hr@summerland.ca . This posting will remain open until the ideal candidate is selected.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those short listed for an interview will be contacted.

Summerland, BC

Water Services

Date Posted:
Monday, October 2, 2017 at 1:32:00 PM (PST)

Posting Expires:
Friday, December 1, 2017 at 4:30:00 PM (PST)