Job Posting: Water/Wastewater Entry Level Operator Temporary Position

Water/Wastewater Entry Level Operator Temporary Position

The Town of Peace River is seeking an individual to join our team in the temporary position of Water/Wastewater Entry Level Operator.

The function of this position is to read and maintain potable water distribution meters as required by Administration to maintain accurate water usage readings. Included in this work are meter change outs, customer potable water shut offs and investigations pertaining to water usage or meter irregularities.  Additional work may be assigned by the Director of Engineering and Infrastructure or by a designated Manager.  This individual shall possess good English oral and written communication, organizational, and investigational skills.   This position will require working with the public including entering residences with permission to check potable water distribution meters. This position may require additional hours, on-call and/or shift-work including weekends and evenings above regular scheduled hours.

Term:    As soon as possible to November 30, 2018 (with the possibility of extension)
Wage:   $28.50 per hour.


The following are required for this position:

  1. Education minimum Grade12 or equivalent;
  2. Class 5 Drivers License; and
  3. Proof of a clear criminal record check.

The following are desired and considered an asset to this position:

  1. Standard First Aid/CPR certificate.
  2. WHMIS/TDG certification.
  3. Equipment Safety.
  4. College Certificate in Water and Wastewater Treatment, or a 2 year College Diploma in a related engineering or environmental program (Co-op students will also be considered); and
  5. Valid Alberta Class 3 with Q endorsement driver’s license.

The Town of Peace River welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Job descriptions are available upon request. This position is within the scope of C.U.P.E. Local 898 and as such, you will be required to adhere to the articles contained within the Collective Agreement. Candidates are invited to submit their resumes to Competition # 18/034:

Leanne Cottrell, Human Resources Coordinator
PO Box 6600
Peace River, AB T8S 1S4
FAX        780-624-4664

We thank all participants for their interest, however only those who are selected for an interview will be contact.