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Water Utility Operator (Seasonal-Relief) Feb 2018

Job Opportunity: Water Utility Operator (Seasonal-Relief)

The Municipality of the County of Victoria has an opening for a seasonal water utility operator for the operation of water supplies in the communities of Ingonish, Neil’s Harbour and Dingwall, located in the northern portion of the county. These supplies consist of small ground water systems and one small surface water conventional chemical treatment system. The supplies provide treatment, distribution and storage requirements to approximately 400 households in Victoria County. This is a seasonal position that runs from May to November annually and relief work on an as needed basis from December to April.

The successful applicant should possess a NS Class I or Class II water treatment water operators certificate (or equivalent) or the willingness and ability to obtain certification. Note, applicants who can demonstrate a combination of training and experience in a related field without certification will be considered. The water utility operator will be required to perform all preventative maintenance and repairs on all aspects of small water systems, this includes, pumping, treatment and distribution, ensuring all regulatory requirements are met.

The preferred candidate would have water utility certification, and/or experience with municipal water systems. A one-year technical program related to water treatment and small system distribution systems with specialized industry training courses or recognized equivalency. Proof of education will be required.

Applicants must hold a valid drivers’ license. You may be required to complete a skills test. Proof of experience, training and certifications are required at time of employment.

Wages and benefits are competitive and are established through the CUPE Local 2694 Collective Agreement. The position is subject to probationary review.

The Municipality of the County of Victoria thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please forward:
   • A covering letter detailing you experience as it relates to the position.
   • A resume with three (3) current references familiar with your professional experience.
   • A copy of water utility operator certification.

Please note, failure to provide required information will result in an incomplete application submission and will not be considered.

Please direct submissions by March 8th, 2018 to the email address below:


Robert Dauphinee, P. Eng.
Director of Public Works
P.O. Box 370
Baddeck, NS B0E 1B0
Phone: (902) 295-3144
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Water Utility Operator Feb 2018

Employment Opportunity  Water Utility Operator

The Municipality of the County of Victoria has an opening for a water utility operator with Class II certification (or equivalent) for the operation of water supplies in the communities of Ingonish, Neil’s Harbour and Dingwall. These supplies consist of small ground water systems and one small surface water conventional chemical treatment system. The supplies provide treatment, distribution and storage requirements to approximately 500 households in Victoria County. The position is for full time employment, with benefits and subject to probationary review.

The successful applicant will possess a NS Class II water treatment certificate (or equivalent), with minimum five (5) years experience in water utility operations. The water utility operator will be required to perform all preventative maintenance and repairs on all aspects of small water systems, this includes, pumping, treatment and distribution, ensuring all regulatory requirements are met.

The preferred candidate would have a one-year technical program related to water treatment and small system distribution with specialized industry training courses or recognized equivalency. Proof of education will be required.

Applicants must hold a valid drivers’ license. You may be required to complete a skills test. Proof of certifications and licenses are required at time of employment.

Pay and benefits are competitive and are established through the CUPE Local 2694 Collective Agreement. Hours of work are based on a minimum 40-hour work week.

The Municipality of the County of Victoria thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please forward:
• A covering letter detailing you experience as it relates to the position.
• A resume with three (3) current references familiar with your professional experience.
• A copy of water utility operator certification.

Please note, failure to provide required information will result in an incomplete application submission and will not be considered.

Please direct submissions by March 1st, 2018 to the email address below:
Robert Dauphinee, P. Eng.
Director of Public Works
P.O. Box 370
Baddeck, NS
B0E 1B0
Phone: (902) 295-3144
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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