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Supervisor, Wasterwater Operations (Permanent), Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo 

Water Treatment Operator, Government of Nunavut

Wastewater Systems Operator, Government of Nunavut

Infrastructure Data Technologist, Hamilton Water

Operator 2, Utility Stations, City of Whitehorse

 



Supervisor, Wasterwater Operations (Permanent)

Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

Public Works Department (Wastewater Treatment)

Position Type/ Hours: This is a permanent full-time position working an eighty (70) hour biweekly schedule. This position will transition to an eighty-four (84) hours biweekly 6 on and 6 off rotational shift within the Environmental Services (Wastewater Treatment) Branch of the Public Works Department. These positions are within the CUPE 1505 Bargaining Unit. These positions are located in the community of Fort McMurray, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo’s urban centre

Position Description: The Supervisor, Wastewater is responsible for providing guidance and support in all areas of wastewater operations and maintenance. Primary responsibilities of this position include:

Qualifications:

• Diploma in Environmental Science or a related field is required

• Wastewater Treatment Level III is required

• Seven (7) years of experience in a municipal wastewater environment with a minimum of three (3) years in a leadership/supervisory role is required

• Water Treatment, Water Distribution, and Wastewater Collection Certification is considered an asset

. • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

• Class 5 Drives licence is required

• Experience working in a public sector environment with unionized and non-unionized employees is considered an asset

Candidates need to show evidence of the following:

• Thorough understanding of all legislation, standards, and best practices pertaining to wastewater treatment operations.

• Knowledge of all equipment and processes used in wastewater treatment operations.

• Must be familiar with health, safety, and environmental standards.

• Ability to empower people, and use innovative approaches in situations involving rapid change, shifting priorities, and/or simultaneous demands.

• Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and communication skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to assess situations from a business perspective.

• Strong team player with a collaborative style.

• Strong organizational, project management, and facilitation skills.

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with managers, employees, leaders, industry contacts and other external contacts.

• Proficient with various software applications, including Microsoft Office and CMMS. Sound, practical judgment using independent decision making.

In addition to the rate of pay, we offer other attractive incentives: -an extensive employer paid benefits plan -an additional annual payment of $12,480 which represents a cost of living allowance

Requisition Number: 005671

Closing Date: December 15, 2019

Posting Type: Internal and External (Reposted: November 20, 2019)

To apply: Please visit our website at www.rmwb.ca We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. Late applications will not be accepted.

 


 

Government of Nunavut

Water Treatment Operator

 

Title: Water Treatment Operator

Department: Community and Government Services

Community: Rankin Inlet

Reference Number: 14-505765

Type of Employment: Indeterminate

 

Salary: $84,011.00 per annum, 40 hour/week

 

Northern Allowance: $18,517.00 per annum

 

Union Status: Nunavut Employees Union

Housing: Subsidized Staff Housing is Available

Closing date: Open until filled

 

This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

The incumbent will have the primary technical, operational and maintenance responsibility for the complex water/sewer treatment and piped water/sewer distribution system for Rankin Inlet and to ensure the water is safe and system is operated as energy efficiently as possible.

The incumbent has the primary responsibility to provide safe drinking water and water/sewer piped service for the community of Rankin Inlet. Water is supplied by a supply and return system back to the pump house and water needs to be tempered to keep the water from freezing. Chlorine Gas is added to the water and must be tested daily to ensure the levels are kept within a safe range and water is safe to drink. Any major water breaks in town system need to be repaired immediately to prevent water loss from the town storage tank and possible damage to surrounding buildings.  Failure to monitor the system, complete repairs in a timely basis or failure to provide proper water treatment could cause a serious health risk or disruption of services to the community of Rankin Inlet.

Incumbent should have knowledge of Northern Building practices and a strong understanding of water & sewer systems buried in a permafrost environment are essential; Working knowledge of all building components including mechanical systems, electrical plumbing, piping and oil burner heating systems; Knowledge of proper water distribution system disinfection practices, flow testing and maintenance of system components; Working knowledge of computer software, including Microsoft office. Ability to work in a cross-culture environment; Ability to investigate and trouble shoot utilidor issues; Ability to plan, lay out the installation, modification and repair of various new and existing piping systems and equipment for the heat distribution systems.
 

The above knowledge, skills and abilities would normally be attained through: High School Diploma; Water Treatment Certification Level 1; valid class 5 drivers’ license, WHMIS and Confined Space Entry Safety procedures, with Three (3) years’ experience working with DDC controls, from daily operations to replacement of defective DDC devices.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, English and French.

Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset;

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.

If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to KivalliqHR@gov.nu.ca. Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit.
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy.
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.
  • Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

CONTACT:          Department of Human Resources, Government of Nunavut
P.O. Box 460, Rankin Inlet, Nunavut X0C 0G0
                             www.gov.nu.ca

Phone:                 (867) 645-8065  
Toll Free:             1-800-933-3072
Fax:                     (867) 645-8097
Email:                  KivalliqHR@gov.nu.ca
 

 


 

Government of Nunavut

Wastewater Systems Operator

Title: Wastewater Systems Operator

Department: Community and Government Services

Community: Rankin Inlet

Reference Number: 14-505766

Type of Employment: Indeterminate

 

Salary: $84,011.00 per annum, 40 hour/week

 

Northern Allowance: $18,517.00 per annum

 

Union Status: Nunavut Employees Union

Housing: Subsidized Staff Housing is Available

Closing date:   Open until filled

 

This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Waste Water Systems Manager, the Wastewater Systems Operator maintains proper sewer flows, temperature and pressures at the Rankin Inlet Sewage Plant, Johnston Cove and Nuvuk Lift Station, and Sewer Pipelines. Tests and monitors emergency power to lift stations and wastewater plant. This position has primary responsibilities for the Wastewater Collection System during regular and off duty hours.

The Wastewater System Operator has the primary responsibility for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the Hamlet of Rankin Inlet’s wastewater collection and treatment infrastructure while ensuring environmental compliance of the wastewater effluent.  Any major wastewater infrastructure breaks in hamlet system need to be repaired immediately to prevent sewer mains from freezing and possible damage to surrounding buildings.  Failure to monitor the system and complete repairs in a timely basis could cause a serious health risk or disruption of services to the community of Rankin Inlet.

Must be a self-starter who can set priorities and foresee implications for delays to completing repair; must demonstrate mechanical aptitude and ability; good oral and writing skills with proficiency in math and science; ability to diagnose and troubleshoot problems; ability to follow instructions and work within GN guidelines; possession of a valid Class 5 Driver’s License and within 1 year, successfully obtain a Class 3 license with air brake endorsement; and the successful candidate must achieve current vaccination in Hepatitis A & B, and tetanus within the first three months of employment.

To be invited for an interview, the incumbent must hold a current certification for Wastewater Collections II or Wastewater Treatment Level II or Journeyman Plumber with current Wastewater Collections I or Wastewater Treatment Level I or Journeyman Plumber with a willingness to achieve either Wastewater discipline level within 12 months of being awarded the job.
 
Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.

If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to KivalliqHR@gov.nu.ca. Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit.
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy.
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.
  • Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

CONTACT:          Department of Human Resources, Government of Nunavut
P.O. Box 460, Rankin Inlet, Nunavut X0C 0G0
                             www.gov.nu.ca

Phone:                 (867) 645-8065  
Toll Free:             1-800-933-3072
Fax:                     (867) 645-8097
Email:                  KivalliqHR@gov.nu.ca
 

 

 


 

 

Infrastructure Data Technologist

Hamilton Water


Permanent, full-time opportunity with Hamilton Water in Hamilton, ON
If you’re a data specialist, both competent in GIS, spreadsheet and database applications and experienced in design or planning related to municipal infrastructure systems for water supply, wastewater collection, and/or stormwater conveyance, the City of Hamilton has a place for you.
Working under the direction of Senior Project Managers, you’ll support the System Planning team’s work processes for the tracking and analysis of available capacity of water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure, along with reviewing, and commenting on, proposed development and changes to City infrastructure. This will include participating in, and contributing to, work efficiency and process optimization reviews for Continuous Improvement.
As an Infrastructure Data Technologist, you’ll not only develop and employ database, spreadsheet and Geographical Information System (GIS) tools to track, analyze and file incoming and outgoing data and documents, but also occasionally carry out field work such as sampling and inspections to support ongoing water resources-related projects.


Your qualifications as an Infrastructure Data Technologist include:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the duties described above, normally acquired through a combination of relevant work-related experience and a community college diploma (Civil Engineering Technology, Geographic Information Systems, Data/Information Management, or a related field of study).
  • Previous design or planning experience related to municipal infrastructure systems for water supply, and/or wastewater collection, and/or stormwater conveyance.
  • Functional competency in GIS (e.g. Esri ArcGIS or GeoMedia), spreadsheet apps (e.g. MS Excel), and database apps (e.g. MS Access).
  • Competency with word-processing apps (e.g. MS Word) and Microsoft SQL, an asset.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to perform well both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to perform physical field work, including carrying/installing instrumentation and water samples.
  • Knowledge and working experience related to Ontario Planning Act approvals and related municipal procedures and guidelines, particularly City of Hamilton planning approvals procedures, an asset.
  • Knowledge of Ontario regulations and guidelines relevant to municipal infrastructure and water resources, an asset.
  • Knowledge of water hydraulic engineering, and/or hydrology, and/or hydrogeology, an asset. 

NOTE: As a condition of employment, the successful applicant(s) will be required to obtain a satisfactory Criminal Record & Judicial Matters Check (formerly Police Information Check), at their own expense, prior to beginning work in this position.
This CUPE Local 5167 permanent, full-time position offers a wage range of $37.666 to $42.802 per hour (based on a 35-hour work week schedule).


About the City of Hamilton
Contribute to the City of Hamilton, one of Canada’s largest cities – home to a diverse and strong economy, an active and inclusive community, a robust cultural and dining scene, hundreds of kilometres of hiking trails and natural beauty just minutes from the downtown core, and so much more. Join our diverse team of talented and ambitious staff who embody our values of sensational service, courageous change, steadfast integrity, collective ownership and being engaged, empowered employees. Help us #BeTheReason the entire country is talking about Hamilton, and achieve our vision of being the best place to raise a child and age successfully.


For full details and to apply
If you are interested in working alongside a dedicated team that’s contributing to the well-being of Hamilton’s residents, please visit www.hamilton.ca/careers for details on this Infrastructure Data Technologist position, JOB ID #15053, and to apply online, by Wednesday, November 20, 2019.


The City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.
The City of Hamilton values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people. We thank all who have applied; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

 


 

Operator 2, Utility Stations

City of Whitehorse

 

Take your career to another level!


The City of Whitehorse is seeking an Operator 2, Utility Stations to join our Infrastructure & Operations team. This role will take senior responsibility for operating, monitoring, troubleshooting and conducting maintenance of water and wastewater facilities that ensures public health and safety. The ideal candidate will have 3 years’ operating experience at a Class 1 or higher facility in Wastewater Treatment with 6 months supervisory experience.


Salary Range: Competitive
Compensation Package: Full Benefits; Competitive Vacation; Developmental Educational Support; Travel & Other Incentives

Responsibilities:

  • Operate, monitor, inspect and maintain all water and sewage treatment, collection, and distribution systems and facilities.
  • Manage operational and control methodology to ensure system wide integrity. Assist with testing and maintenance of the alarm and monitoring systems.
  • Identify and take corrective actions from moderate to advanced treatment plant operations to ensure compliance with all statutory, regulatory and internal procedures and processes.
  • Operate, calibrate, maintain and repair all water and sewage systems.
  • Conduct chemical, physical and bacteriological sampling of potable water. Operate, test and calibrate analyzers and chemical dosage control and measuring equipment.
  • Develop and maintain standard operating, maintenance and asset management procedures.
  • Conduct daily readings, log irregularities, prepare and maintain accurate records.
  • Maintain an inventory of supplies, order and purchase replacements in a timely fashion, in accordance with City procurement processes.
  • Ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that safety procedures and standards are followed.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years’ operating experience at a Class 1 or higher facility in Wastewater Treatment, Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection or Level II certification in each field.
  • Minimum 6 months supervisory experience and 1 year on the job training (4 months per field).
  • Water Quality and Sampling for Water & Wastewater (14 hrs), WHMIS & TDG Certificate (14 hrs); Standard First Aid, Level C CPR (14 hrs); Confined Space Entrant/Attendant (14 hrs); Fall Arrest Course (7 hrs); Chlorine Handling Certificate (35 hrs); Hazard Assessment and Control Course (7 hrs); Plant High Voltage Safety (14 hrs); Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (7 hours); Pumps, Theory, Operation & Maintenance (35 hrs) = Total 161 hours
  • Proven ability to concentrate and holds an excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent ability to prioritize well with minimal supervision and a strong team player.
  • Class 5 driver’s license.
  • Lab experience with chemicals and sampling, testing and interpretation is preferred.
  • Knowledge of SCADA systems and process controls, operating and repairing systems including valves, pumps and systems are considered is an asset.

About the City of Whitehorse


Working for the City of Whitehorse means working for a progressive, employee-first organization. We offer competitive benefits, security and the ability to maintain a balanced work-life. The municipal government plays a key role in the lives of its +30,000 residents, which means you see the results of your work and can take pride in serving the community.

Apply Now:  https://whitehorse.mua.hrdepartment.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/788

 

Post until Nov 25th

 

 

        


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