DEPARTMENT: Infrastructure & Engineering LOCATION: Valleyview, Alberta STATUS: Accepting applications until a suitable candidate is found.
Located in Northwest Alberta, the Municipal District of Greenview is a vast and diverse area rich in oil and gas, fertile farmland, and mixed wood forests. As the third-largest rural municipality in Alberta, Greenview boasts diversity in economic activities and an extraordinary landscape. Greenview’s economy is strengthened by its diversity, a talented workforce and an entrepreneurial spirit that is second to none. Our residents experience adventure right in their backyards with lakes, rivers, Rocky Mountain peaks and vast prairie offering a year-round outdoor playground for all ages.
Key Responsibilities Include:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the direction of the Utilities Supervisor and ultimately reporting to the Manager of Environmental Services, the role of the Utility Operator is to plan, organize, operate, and maintain the water treatment plants, water distribution systems, wastewater collection, and wastewater treatment systems of the Municipal District.
Conduct maintenance and operations of the water & wastewater facilities including daily sampling, testing, flow controls, chemical dosage, bacteriological sampling and accurate recording as per water plant code of practice or approvals
Conduct maintenance and reporting as required by regulatory authorities.
On-call required on rotational basis
Respond to emergency calls and coordinate emergency repairs with qualified contractors.
Conduct accurate reporting and annual sampling or as required for water and wastewater environmental compliance as per license requirements
Read and record meter readings for water systems and wastewater systems.
Submit coin operated water point revenues on a bi-monthly basis as per established protocol.
Water well monitoring, maintenance, and reporting
Turn on and off customer services as directed
Conduct inspections of service connections and complete reporting as required.
Perform and record first call responses for Greenview utilities
Utilize Scada System for monitoring water & wastewater systems and alarm response
Demonstrate ability to read and understand construction and record drawings
Compile daily, weekly, monthly annual reports and maintain SOP, ERP and DWSP.
Must be able to perform duties to a high degree of quality, accuracy, timeliness, and precision
Effective communication skills and an ability to understand oral and written instructions
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel
Ability to work accurately with mathematics daily, including percentages, calculating dosages and dilutions
Above average critical thinking, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
Ability to represent the Municipal District professionally at all times with co-workers, management, council members, and the public
Ability to use common power and hand tools as required
Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters related to employment
Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT:
Moderate amounts of physical effort including bending, lifting, and walking
Extensive periods of sitting and standing
Safe operation and use of vehicles. Driver’s abstract required annually
Daily work in an outdoor environment with extreme temperature conditions including heat, cold, dry, moisture, dirt, and dust
Regular exposure to wildlife, bees, mosquitos, and other insects
Regular exposure to Confined Spaces and other potentially hazardous environments.
Regular exposure to working in elevated areas
Subject to potential cuts, scrapes, falls, burns, and blows
Subject to working around hazards that are consistent with working on or alongside highways.
Normal workday consists of 7.5 at various shifts throughout the 24-hour day
Occasional paid overtime may be required
On-call as assigned
HEALTH & SAFETY:
All employees of the Municipal District are governed by and must be compliant with the Municipal District Occupational Health and Safety Policy.
Correct Personal Protective Equipment required at all times as per safe job procedures, including respirators and SCBA as required
Must adhere to and enforce all relevant safe job procedures
Ensure all operations are performed in a safe manner and in accordance with Municipal District Policies and the law as set forth by Occupational Health & Safety Rules and Regulations
Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position.
QUALIFICATIONS / EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
Grade 12 Diploma
Post-secondary education or training in water and wastewater treatment preferred
Preferred that the applicant holds Level I Certification in Water & Wastewater all disciplines.
Must possess and maintain a minimum of Class 5 Driver’s License unrestricted
Safety tickets are an asset and/or will be required within timely manner, if not current.
Extensive travel may be required
Other duties as required by the Supervisor or Manager of Environmental Services.
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates may submit cover letter (stating the position you are applying for) in one of the following ways: