BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Notice of Employment Opportunity

Utilities Technician 1

Temporary Full-Time / External
Water Services
Competition No.: 2020-064

About the Role
The Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) is seeking a temporary full-time Utilities Technician 1 with Regional and Community Utilities in the Water Services department.

The Utilities Technician 1 contributes to the effective operation of the Water Services department through the maintenance and repair of all water supply and distribution, sewer collection and street lighting under control of the RDN. Duties will include, assisting in the installation and reading of meters and related appurtenances; operating a backhoe and dump truck; assisting with the water treatment process, including transporting treatment materials; assisting in pump station, fire hydrant and grounds maintenance; and other related duties, as required.

Qualifications include a Diploma in Water & Wastewater Treatment plus one (1) year prior job-related experience and completion of the Multi Utility Level 1 Exams, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Applicants must also possess a certification with the Environmental Operators Certification Program of BC in Multi Utility Level 1 (or higher), a valid Class 5 BC Drivers License, knowledge of safe work procedures, good mechanical aptitude, ability to read engineering drawings and strong interpersonal skills. 


  • Diploma in Water & Wastewater Treatment
  • One (1) year prior job-related experience
  • Completion of Multi Utility Level 1 Exams
  • Certification in Multi Utility Level 1

This is a temporary full-time (40 Hours per week) Union Position until December 31, 2020. The (2020) rate of pay is $29.66 to $31.22, plus 12.4% in lieu of benefits including vacation and statutory holidays.

Application Details
Please quote competition 2020-064 and submit a cover letter and resume clearly outlining your education, experience and qualifications as they relate to this position and submit via email to

Applications can also be faxed to 250-390-4163 or mailed to: 

Attention: Human Resources Main Reception, Administration Building
Regional District of Nanaimo
6300 Hammond Bay Road
Nanaimo, BC V9T 6N2

Applications will be accepted until 4:00 pm, on August 9, 2020

Professional Categories: Water Services
Posted: July 29, 2020, 2:45 pm
Expires: August 9, 2020, 4:00 pm