Water Distribution Operator

water distribution operator
Belleville, Ontario
Posted 2 weeks ago

Water Distribution Operator, Permanent

Closing Date: January 31, 2020 – 4:30 pm
Department: Environmental Services
File Number: SV20-08
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., evenings, nights, weekend and Statutory Holiday work is required.
Salary: $22.44 – $34.22 per hour (Benefits/Pension/Vacation)


Reporting to the Supervisor of Water Distribution, the position involves the operation of a Level III Water Distribution System including rotating on-call responsibilities.


Essential (minimum) Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a minimum two (2) year post-secondary program in Civil Engineering or environmental field or other suitable equivalent that would enable operator certification up to the level of the facility (in accordance with O. Reg. 128/04 as amended from time to time).
  • Minimum valid Level I Water Distribution Subsystem MOECC Certification.
  • Valid Class DZ Driver’s license with safe driving record, to be held and maintained.

Asset (preferred) Qualifications:

  • Higher Level Water Distribution Subsystem MOECC Certification.
  • Ability to obtain licensing to the level of the Facility (Water Distribution Level 3).
  • Working knowledge of provincial Safe Drinking Water Act and associated Regulations.
  • Working knowledge of infrastructure and construction practices.
  • Working knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act with emphasis on trenching, shoring, and confined space entry.
  • Current First Aid, CPR and WHMIS training.
  • Basic computer skills including email, MS Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Excavating experience.
  • Ability to complete tasks involving heavy pushing, pulling, and lifting on a regular basis; work in an uncontrolled environment/conditions; work in a construction environment (i.e. traffic, uneven ground) recognize hazards and be able to assist in mitigating and controlling hazards.


Essential (minimum) Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 year operational experience, performing a variety of operational duties, in a Large Municipal Residential Water Distribution System (as defined in O. Reg. 170 under the SDWA).

Asset (preferred) Qualifications:

  • General sampling experience for colour, turbidity, chlorine, and bacteriological.
  • Hand and power tool use.

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Personal information and any supporting material will be administered in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA). We thank all applicants who apply but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Belleville is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Human Resources Division to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.

Applicants will be required to provide at their own expense a satisfactory criminal reference check dated within the past six (6) months and if deemed a requirement of the position, a driver’s abstract to the Human Resources Department on or before the date of the interview but no later than the commencement of employment if selected.

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