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|Job posting : Job ID #335|
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|The City of West Kelowna|
|Utility Operator III|
Utility Operator III
The Okanagan Lifestyle Is Calling!
West Kelowna is an emerging city where opportunity awaits in the spectacular Okanagan Valley. Captivating lakes and mountains, orchards and vineyards provide countless recreational opportunities. Find your life balance here and grow your career with us. Live and work in a place that Maclean’s Magazine has named one of the best places to live in Canada. Spend weekends wine tasting, picking fresh locally grown produce, mountain biking through stately pine forests or swimming or kayaking in beautiful Okanagan Lake. We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, numerous employee wellness incentives, an earned time off program and professional development opportunities. West Kelowna is calling! We love it here and we are certain you will too!
Summarized Position Responsibilities:
The role of a Utility Operator III is to work alongside and mentor Level I and II Utility Operators to promote the safe, efficient, effective and continuous operation and maintenance of the City’s water distribution and wastewater collection systems. The Utility Operator III will operate, maintain, control and monitor the CWK’s utility systems, including pressure reducing valves, pump stations, , re-chlorination systems, reservoirs, collection network, lift stations, performing water quality sampling and analysis and maintain accurate records. The Operator III will aid and/or lead the several operational programs, small-scale in-house Capital renewal/improvement projects, procedure development/updating, in-house proactive and reactive maintenance along with emergency repair of underground water and sewer piping following industry best management practices. In addition, the role includes the function of supporting and potentially backfilling for the Utility Foremen during absences. As such, the position comes with mentorship responsibilities and the successful candidate will be expected to “lead by example”. The successful candidate will be able to work flexible hours and will be required to take part in the after-hours, emergency stand-by roaster. Preference will be given to those applicants with extensive hands-on Water Distribution operation and maintenance experience.
Information for Applicants: The City of West Kelowna has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire and continued employment. Candidates who can establish that they cannot be fully vaccinated for a valid reason related to a protected ground under the British Columbia Human Rights Code may request an exemption.
Applications are accepted online at www.westkelownacity.ca/jobs. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Competition No. 22-75E, Closes November 30, 2022
Full Time – Permanent | 40 hrs/wk | $38.63/hr
Benefits | Municipal Pension Plan | Earned Time Off Program
Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted.