Water Services Supervisor

Regional District of Central Kootenay


Water Services Supervisor

Permanent, Full-Time
Regional District of Central Kootenay, Creston, BC

The RDCK is seeking applications to fill the Water Services Supervisor position in Creston, BC. Reporting to the Water Operations Manager, the Water Services Supervisor manages the operations, maintenance and budgeting of 4 RDCK water systems including the Arrow Water Treatment Plant with a capacity of 310 L/s, as well as systems in Erickson, Lister and Sanca. The Supervisor schedules staff and coordinates resources and training to meet operational, maintenance, emergency response  and reporting demands across all systems. Based at the Erickson Water Office in the beautiful Creston Valley, this is an exciting job opportunity to take the lead on water operations and maintenance in our Eastern region.

The Supervisor will work collaboratively with Utilities and Water staff in the RDCK Head Office, as well as with local stakeholders to provide the safe consistent supply of water services to residential, commercial and agricultural customers. This is a hands-on Supervisor role involving time in both the office and on site, as well as participation in the on-call program. Previous supervisory experience in a water treatment or distribution environment, as well as skills in time management and communication will be key to success in this role. The RDCK offers a competitive salary and benefits package that recognizes experience, qualifications and abilities. We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible. Please be advised this is not a unionized position.

The Ideal Candidate Will Possess: 
  • 5 years experience working with water systems including 2+ years in Lead Hand or Supervisor position
  • Diploma in relevant field such as Environmental Technology, Water and Wastewater Technology or similar
  • An equivalent combination of work experience and education will be considered for this position
  • Level 2 Water Treatment and Water Distribution certification with BCWWA (or ability to quickly attain)
  • Confined Space Entry, Trenching Safety, WHMIS training
  • Ability to manage staff including scheduling, direction and development
  • Comfort and ability using SCADA, work order programs and Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Current BC Drivers License, satisfactory drivers abstract and satisfactory criminal record check

The salary range for this position is 39.30-42.71 per hour.

A more detailed job description, with a full list of qualifications, is available on the RDCK website at www.rdck.ca under Administration, Jobs & Employment Opportunities. Applications in the form of a resume and cover letter detailing your qualifications and experience will be accepted until 9am Monday, April 22, 2019.

Human Resources, Regional District of Central Kootenay

Box 590, 202 Lakeside Drive, Nelson, BC V1L 5R4
E-mail:  humanresources@rdck.bc.ca   
Phone: (250) 352-8150

The RDCK is an equal opportunities employer. Thank you for your interest in working with us. All applications will be acknowledged; applicants will be contacted should they be shortlisted to participate in the interview process.

Organization: Regional District of Central Kootenay
Location: Creston, BC
Region: West Kootenay / Boundary
Professional Category(s): Water Services
Posted: April 1, 2019, 10:23 am
Expires: April 22, 2019, 9:00 am

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