Water Utility Person
Engineering & Regional Utilities
Regular Full Time
Posting #17-131

At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities, and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.
The City of Abbotsford is currently offering a full-time position for a Water Utility Person within our Engineering and Regional Utilities Department.
This position is responsible for the day to day operation of the City’s water systems including the repair, maintenance and construction of waterworks infrastructure. Considerable knowledge of waterworks distribution, including familiarity with the mechanical and control systems that are required to operate and maintain water pumping and storage facilities is a must.
As the ideal candidate you must have:
  • Completion of Grade 12; 
  • Completion of post-secondary courses in waterworks at a recognized college, trades school, Environmental Operators or similar organization;
  • A minimum of one year’s experience in waterworks;
  • Valid B.C. Driver's Licence (Class 3 with Air); and
  • B.C. Environmental Operator’s Certification (EOCP), Water Distribution Level I.
This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $24.49 to $28.82 plus a comprehensive competitive benefits package.
Closing date:  Thursday, February 22, 2018
If you are ready for a rewarding and fulfilling career where you will play an integral role in helping Abbotsford ‘ be the city that all other communities aspire to be’, we want to hear from you.

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Location: Abbotsford, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Water Services
Posted: February 8, 2018, 3:17 pm
Expires: February 22, 2018, 4:30 pm