Public Works Utility Operator 

Village of Nakusp

Public Works Utility Operator 

The Village of Nakusp has an employment opportunity for a permanent Public Works Utility Operator. Reporting to the Public Works Foreman, this position performs a variety of general and specific skilled and semi-skilled labour duties.

This is a fully experienced working level position and duties include the operation of construction and maintenance equipment and on-site responsibility for the operation, service and maintenance of the water and wastewater facilities and systems.

Examples of work:
  • Installing, inspecting, repairing and routine maintenance of the water system, including intakes, reservoirs, pumping stations, distribution lines, fire hydrants, valves and chlorination treatment and water treatment plant;
  • Installing, inspecting, repairing and routine maintenance of the wastewater and storm sewer systems, including the wastewater treatment plant and its equipment, lift stations and collection lines;
  • Maintaining and repairing municipal roads, lanes, sidewalks, curbs, gutters, grounds, buildings;
  • Operating, repairing, and maintaining light and heavy-duty equipment;
  • Assisting in specific capital projects;
  • Collecting and transporting garbage and monitoring garbage collection procedures;
  • Snow and ice removal, and sanding;

Minimum requirements include:
  • High School Graduation (or equivalent);
  • EOCP Water Distribution Level II, EOCP Water Treatment Level I, EOCP Wastewater Treatment Level I, EOCP Wastewater Collection Level I
  • Valid Operators Driver’s license, Class 5, with air endorsement;
  • Experience and/or training in the operation of related equipment;

This is a unionized position with a base rate of pay of $29.93 per hour (August 2019).

A complete resume of experience, qualifications and references will be accepted until 4:00 pm, September 27, 2019,  to Bob Gresiuk, Public Works Foreman, Village of Nakusp, Box 280, 1325 Hot Springs Road, Nakusp, BC, V0G 1R0; Fax: 250-265-3788, or email:

Applicants not contacted within three weeks of the competition closing date are thanked for their interest.

Organization: Village of Nakusp
Location: Nakusp, BC
Region: West Kootenay / Boundary
Professional Category(s): Sewer & Wastewater, Water Services
Posted: August 28, 2019, 11:20 am
Expires: September 27, 2019, 4:00 pm

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