Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator II

City of Penticton

Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator II

The Penticton Advanced Waste Water Treatment Plant (AWWTP) is an industry leading facility that treats wastewater from the community of Penticton and from neighbouring areas such as the Penticton Indian Band and Regional District, including septic system waste. The plant process is advanced BNR (Biological Nutrient Removal) which also produces reclaimed water for use in community irrigation applications. We take an innovative approach to all aspects of wastewater treatment, including the latest technology and pilot trials of emerging technology. We pride ourselves on a great team approach.

The AWWTP is currently seeking applications from highly motivated individuals for the permanent full time position of WWTP Operator II.

Working with the City of Penticton means that we are privileged to spend our days where others dream of vacationing. Our home boasts renowned beaches, cycling trails, parks, recreation facilities and mountain escapes. Penticton is also home to a wide array of shopping and amenities that contribute to the vibrancy of our unique community. 

Required Qualifications and Experience:
  • Minimum Level II certification in the Environmental Operators Certification Program (EOCP).
  • Completion of a Water Engineering Technology Diploma or equivalent. 
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in a municipal Class III or IV Wastewater Treatment Plant - BNR will be considered an asset.
  • Valid BC Driver’s License, minimum Class 5.
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Thorough knowledge of all pertinent Work Safe BC regulations.
  • Mechanical aptitude.

If you are seeking a challenging opportunity and possess the above mentioned qualifications, we would love to hear from you! The hourly wage for this position is $28.05 - $31.09 per hour. This position is also entitled to hourly premiums totaling $0.90. You will also receive an EOCP premium based on your certification level.

The City of Penticton offers a competitive benefits and pension package.

We welcome your resume and cover letter prior to 4:00pm Monday, December 24, 2018 to:
Email: apply@penticton.ca


City of Penticton, Human Resources
171 Main St. Penticton B.C. V2A 5A9

Organization: City of Penticton
Location: Penticton, BC
Region: Okanagan Valley / Similkameen
Professional Category(s): Sewer & Wastewater
Posted: December 7, 2018, 3:17 pm
Expires: December 24, 2018, 4:00 pm

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