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District of Saanich

Assistant Utility Operator

Saanich, BC
Full Time
A month ago

Assistant Utility Operator

Up to 6 Temporary Full Time Positions
for up to one year

The Storm and Wastewater Section is seeking multiple Assistant Utility Operators for hands on physical work assisting the Utility Operators with the installation and repair of the Wastewater and Storm Water systems. This work requires versatility, heavy lifting, and manual dexterity. These temporary assignments are expected to be up to one year in duration. Following the completion of the temporary assignment, staff will revert to their base position of Labourer and may be called for future work assignments as needed to fulfill operational requirements.

Requirements include Grade 12 or equivalent; EOCP O.I.T. (Operator in Training) Certification for Wastewater Collection or Water Distribution is an asset; six months of pipefitting experience in creeks and waterways and wastewater systems; Traffic Control Certificate; Occupational First Aid Level I Certification; valid Class 3 BC Driver's Licence with Air Brake Endorsement; annual renewal for Driver's Abstract; must work in close proximity or in actual contact with raw sewage and have sufficient physical strength, stamina and coordination to permit performance of heavy manual work in all types of weather. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. The successful candidates will be required to work Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (40 hours per week).

These are C.U.P.E. Local 2011 positions with a wage of $29.90 per hour plus 13% in lieu of benefits. Job description and competition information can be found at This posting will remain open until successful candidates are selected. The first set of resumes will be reviewed on Friday, April 30, 2021. Please apply by quoting competition 21078: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7. As a component of the selection process, testing will be conducted. While we thank all applicants for applying, only those under consideration will be contacted.