BC Local Government Job Posting Service

WWT II Operator

Full Time

Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN) has invested more than $100 million in new infrastructure, including a $27-million wastewater treatment plant, essential for the development taking place on its Treaty Lands. The TFN Wastewater Treatment Plant is a state of the art EOCP level III facility commissioned in January of 2016, with a design flow of up to 8,000 M3 per day.

Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN) also has a level II Water Distribution System and a Level III Wastewater Collection System.

This TFN facility and infrastructure is highly automated, with water and wastewater systems that will require ongoing maintenance and servicing. The WWT Operator is EOCP certified with level 2 WWT and will also assist with the ongoing maintenance of the Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection Systems.

Specific Responsibilities
  • Be a part of a multi utilities team
  • Ensure timely monitoring and maintenance of the Wastewater Treatment Plant, Sewage Collection and Water Distribution Systems
  • Participate in an “on call” system for after-hours and week-end system emergencies
  • Collect wastewater and water quality samples
  • Work as part of a cooperative team effort, to operate, maintain and repair as required, the infrastructure in the WWTP, including pumps, motors, drives, blowers, centrifuge, and automated screens.
  • Maintain EOCP certification by completing required training and coursework
  • Will be cross-trained to provide backup to all utilities. Duties may be re-assigned as required
  • Adhering to the TFN safety program and protocols.

  • Current WWT Level II EOCP certification.
  • When needed assist to maintain and repair the “underground” sewage collection, water distribution and stormwater drainage systems, including pump stations, hydrants, valves, meters and PRVs
  • Mechanical/Electrical educational Background
  • Knowledge and use of computerized systems, CMMS, SCADA, HMI, GIS, office programs word, excel, and outlook
  • Work experience in a Wastewater Treatment plant environment
  • Experience in operation and maintenance of automation/ instrumentation systems
  • Knowledge of preventive, predictive maintenance and condition monitoring techniques
  • Knowledge of WWT biological processes.
  • Familiar with lab procedures relating to process control
  • Excellent written and verbal communication. Able to communicate professionally with customers, engineers, owners and contractors
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license with drivers abstract
  • Criminal background check required
  • Preferred: Current Work Safe BC “OFA level 1” certification
  • Preferred: Current confined space entry and rescue certification

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume and cover letter to

Wages:  commensurate with qualifications with an excellent benefits plan including Municipal pension Plan

Deadline: Open until filled

We wish to thank all interested applicants; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

Pursuant to the Tsawwassen First Nation Government Employees Act, first priority in hiring among qualified applicants will be given to Tsawwassen Members, second priority to spouses (as defined in s. 3 (1) of the BC Family Law Act) of Tsawwassen Members, and third priority to members of other First Nations. If you fall within one of these categories and you wish to have this voluntary information considered as part of your application, please indicate the applicable category in your cover letter.

Location: Delta, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Sewer & Wastewater,Water Services
Posted: May 15, 2019, 10:56 am
Expires: June 14, 2019, 4:30 pm