Water and Wastewater Operator Class 1

Date de publication: 22 jul 2020
Date limite: 7 aug 2020
Woolwich Township Job Posting
July 22, 2020
Water and Wastewater Operator Class 1
Positions Available:
One (1)
CUPE Local 1542
Infrastructure Services
Wage Rate/Grade:
$28.05 per hour
Hours of Work:
7:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday to Friday. Participation in Winter
Operations will be required with periodic shift changes.

Located in the heart of South Western Ontario, the Township of Woolwich surrounds the Cities of Waterloo, Kitchener and Cambridge, and is within minutes of the City of Guelph. Woolwich is not only known for its farms and farm markets, but also its industry, trails and providing a rural lifestyle with all the conveniences of the city. Woolwich is comprised of an extensive rural area along with residential communities and industrial/commercial areas which include Elmira, St. Jacobs, and Breslau.
Infrastructure Services is seeking one (1) Water and Wastewater Operator Class 1.
The successful candidates will work as a team and be responsible to:
  • Perform wide variety of maintenance and operational activities on the Township’s various water distribution and wastewater collection systems. these duties would include, but not be limited to, water sampling, water meter installation, reading and repair, maintenance and repair of water and sewer infrastructure, sewage lift station maintenance and the collection and recording of operational data
  • Participate in Winter Control operations as required
  • Respond to and investigate complaints/concerns from the public as required
  • Must be willing to work extended hours and be able to respond to before and after hours’ emergency call-outs
  • Perform other operational activities as assigned
Required Skills, Qualifications and Experience:
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or High School Equivalency Certificate and current MECP Class 1 Water (Distribution or Distribution and Supply) and Wastewater (Collection) program or possess a valid Class 2, or greater, in Water (Distribution or Distribution and Supply) or equivalent as outlined by the MECP
  • Able to deal effectively and fairly with the public and provide a high level of customer service
  • Hold a valid “D” with “Z” endorsement driver’s license and possess a good driving record
  • Able to communicate effectively, and work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Demonstrates a good work ethic and respect for supervisors and peers
  • Good record keeping skills
  • Must have completed training or have had previous experience in the operation of tandem trucks
  • Physically able to perform the required duties
Work requirements and conditions:
  • Participate in training to ensure that all required licenses and MECP certifications are maintained
  • Participate in supplementary training related to Public Works Operations (e.g. Confined Space, Spill Response, MTO Book 7, Trenching, WHMIS, Chain Saw, Health and Safety and First Aid)
Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume via email to hr@woolwich.ca prior to 4:30pm, August 7, 2020. Please quote job posting 2020-09.
All applicants are thanked for their interest in these positions however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Township of Woolwich is committed to diversity and inclusion and offers an accessible workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to meeting the needs of applicants during all phases of the hiring process. This document is available in alternate formats, or with accessible communication supports, upon request.