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District of Saanich

Assistant Utility Operator

Saanich, BC
Full Time
A month ago

Multiple Temporary Full Time Positions (Approximately 1.5 years)

Waterworks is seeking multiple Assistant Utility Operators for hands on physical work assisting the Utility Operators with the installation and repair of the Water systems. The successful candidates will assist with live tapping of watermains as well as assist with work on the potable water systems. Assistant Utility Operators understand and follow best management practices to maintain water quality. This work requires versatility, heavy lifting, and manual dexterity. These temporary assignments are expected to be up to one and a half years in duration.

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 and an excellent benefits package. Job description and competition information can be found at This posting will remain open until successful candidates are selected. Please apply by quoting competition 21189: 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.