Water/Wastewater Operator I

Water/Wastewater Operator I
Municipal District of Lesser Slave River no.124/Competition WW-21-01
Post Date: June 16, 2021
Apply Before: December 16, 2021

Job Description

Competition #WW-21-01 | Open until a suitable candidate is hired

The Municipal District of Lesser Slave River is currently seeking Water/Wastewater Operators to join our team. The incumbents will assist with daily operation and maintenance of facilities three hours north of Edmonton, among the vast boreal forest territory. The positions include the daily operating and maintenance of the facilities and systems. The successful candidates will have knowledge and understanding pertaining to Alberta Environment Codes and Regulations and applicable Codes of Practice. The municipality has three water treatment facilities, seven water distribution facilities, and three wastewater collection and treatment facilities.

The preferred candidates will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Must possess a minimum Level 1 Alberta Environment & Parks (AEP) Certification in the following disciplines:
    • Water Treatment
    • Wastewater Treatment
    • Water Distribution
    • Wastewater Collection
  • At least one year experience in Water Treatment and knowledge of operating Water Treatment plants
  • Experienced collecting and testing samples
  • Experience recording meter and gauge readings, and operational data
  • Knowledge and understanding of water/wastewater treatment processes
  • Proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office programs, with the ability to independently create and edit a variety of documents and spreadsheets
  • Ability to work well under pressure, individually and as part of a team
  • Grade 12 diploma
  • Valid Alberta Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Mechanically inclined; experience with plumbing, electrical, underground utility work – asset
  • Experience with GIS systems – asset
  • Ability to work outside in a range of weather conditions.

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive compensation/benefits package, a variety of developmental opportunities, and the opportunity to make a real difference within a growing and dynamic organization.

Please submit your application to recruitment@mdlsr.ca referencing “Competition WW21-02” in the subject line. This competition will remain open until suitable candidates are identified.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Municipal District of Lesser Slave River no.124
Box 722 Slave Lake, Alberta T0G 2A0                   recruitment@mdlsr.ca                             www.mdlsr.ca

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Slave Lake



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Engineering & Environmental

Job Type

Full Time

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