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Water Services Operator Level 2

Job Type: 
Town of Okotoks
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Job Description : 

People who visit and live in Okotoks often comment on how beautiful the scenery is – the mountain views are majestic and the Sheep River valley is at the heart of where we play. They love that Okotoks is just 15 minutes south of Calgary and a short drive to Kananaskis Country. Okotoks has gained a reputation as an award-winning community, recognized nationally for our commitment to sustainability and to organizational excellence. With annexation complete, the community will grow substantially over the next 60 years. These are exciting times for Okotoks as we envision and plan for our future, while we remain committed to maintaining the enviable lifestyle our residents enjoy.

The Town of Okotoks is seeking an experienced Water Services Operator to join our team for a 12 month term!

Reporting to the Lead Hand Operator, the Water Services Operator 2 is responsible for safe and effective treatment, maintenance, repair, monitoring, testing and reporting in waste water treatment & collection. This position is responsible for collecting samples, conducting laboratory analysis, and ensuring the results meet internal QA/QC standards. Operator 2 will troubleshoot day-to-day operational issues, develop solutions, and service infrastructure, complete work permits and safe work plans. Strong knowledge and experience with Utility Services functions, safety, operational procedures and environmental impact potential is required. This is a full-time, non-permanent position working 40 hours a week that requires weekend and holidays shifts as well as responding to customer call outs.

The successful candiate will have post-secondary certificate/diploma relating to water/wastewater as well as Alberta Environment and Park level 2 certification in WasteWater Treatment and Collection, with 3 years of related experience. Knowledge of water and wastewater operations, regulatory standards/guidelines, both safety and workplace health requirements are required. Strong customer service and communication skills are required.

Our employees are the cornerstone of our organization; working with us will provide you with the opportunity to work in an innovative and collaborative environment that offers a chance to work with a great team of dedicated individuals. 

Closing Date: 
February 28, 2021
Application Return: 

Resumes will be accepted until February 28, 2021. For further details on this position and to apply online, please visit our website at www.okotoks.ca. 

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.