Utility Operator II

Posting Date:  May 9, 2018
Closing Date:  May 28, 2018
Department:  Utilities
Wage:  $32.04
Schedule:  40 hours/week
Competition #:  18-35E

The City of West Kelowna is a vibrant, growing city located on the west shores of beautiful Okanagan Lake. Our employees consistently achieve remarkable results in a fast paced and innovative environment. The City of West Kelowna’s Public Works - Utilities Department has an opening for a Utility Operator II.

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

The Utility Operator II works alongside other Utility Operators to promote the safe, efficient and effective operation and maintenance of the City’s water and wastewater systems. The Utility Operator II will operate and maintain the CWK’s utility systems, including raw water storage and supply, pressure reducing stations, booster stations, water meters, chlorination systems, reservoirs, collection network, lift stations, performing water quality sampling and analysis and maintain accurate records. The position will perform routine inspections of CWK systems and maintain documentation of all inspections, malfunctions and corrective actions as well as perform construction, maintenance and repair of utilities systems. The successful candidate will be required to take part in the utilities standby rotation for after-hour call outs and emergency call outs.

Required qualifications:

  • Grade 12 education, plus Environmental Operators Certification Program (EOCP) Level II in Water Distribution, Wastewater Collections or Water Treatment;
  • 4 years operating experience in a Class III or higher system/facility;
  • Water Engineering Technology Diploma or similar preferred;
  • BCWWA Tester or Inspector Certification in Cross Connection Control preferred;
  • Confined Space Entry training;
  • Chlorine Handling certificate;
  • Occupational First Aid Level I;
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License.

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE received by 4:30 pm on the above closing date at and must be complete, including all qualifications and experience relevant to the position.
We thank all applicants for applying; however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Location: West Kelowna, BC
Region: Okanagan Valley / Similkameen
Professional Categories: Public Works & Operations,Sewer & Wastewater
Posted: May 9, 2018, 10:16 am
Expires: May 28, 2018, 4:30 pm