Foothills County encompasses a diverse rural landscape covering approximately 3,600 square kilometres located in the foothills of southern Alberta. Foothills County is inviting applications for a permanent full-time Utility Operator.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Utility Operator (Turner Valley Location)
The Utility Operator will perform a variety of skilled, technical and maintenance work in the operation, maintenance and repair of the County’s Water and Wastewater assets including the SCADA system.
This position is responsible for operating the water, water distribution, wastewater collection and wastewater treatment facilities. The position will also operate, maintain, troubleshoot and monitor all necessary equipment and structures and develop solutions to rectify any issues. As part of the Utilities Team, the operator will follow regular maintenance programs, procedures and schedules, provide accurate reports, complete testing and ensuring compliance with Alberta Environment.
Knowledge of the Alberta Environmental Codes of Practice for Water/Wastewater Systems and the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
Have a minimum of a Level I Water Treatment, Water Distribution, Wastewater Collection and Wastewater Treatment certificates. Level II certifications would be considered an asset.
Two or more years of experience in operating and maintaining water and wastewater plants and experience with Industrial wastewater treatment facilities would be considered an asset.
Valid Class 5 driver’s license
This position may be required to work after hours and weekends as necessary. This position may also be required to work shift work.