Senior Water Treatment Plant Operator

City of Parksville


Written applications will be accepted until 4 pm on Monday, March 18, 2019, for a full-time Senior Water Treatment Plant Operator with the Operations Department of the City of Parksville.

Senior Water Treatment Plant Operator

Job Summary: 
Under the direction of the Manager of Utilities or Director, the incumbent performs highly skilled operational and maintenance work in a complex ultra filtration membrane plant and supervises workers in the operation and maintenance of the Water Treatment Plant

Work involves making operational decisions and performing operational and maintenance duties in order to maintain water quality that meets or exceeds all compliance criteria outlined in the City's Operating Permit and Provincial and/or Canadian Drinking Water Legislation and guidelines. The position is responsible and accountable for the safe and efficient operation of the City's water treatment plant ensuring the production and delivery of safe, potable drinking water.

Necessary Qualifications:

  • Experience in commissioning, operating and troubleshooting a membrane plant.
  • Minimum two (2) years of supervisory experience

  • Possession of Level IV EOCP Water Treatment Certificate or eligibility in British Columbia for same
  • Membership in, or eligible for membership in ASTTBC as an Applied Science Technologist (AScT) or Certified Technician (CTech) designation with ASTTBC.

  • Possession of a valid Chlorine Handler Certificate would be an asset.
  • Possession of a valid B.C. Drivers’ Licence, Class 5.
(See attached Job Description for full details)

Salary and Hours of Work: This is a unionized position. The salary is $41.47 per hour – after successful completion of probation (January 1, 2019 rate) based on a 40 hour work week in accordance with the current Collective Agreement.

NOTE: The recruitment process may consist of interview(s) and testing

Prior to applying, please visit our website for the full job description –

Please reply in confidence with a detailed resume by the closing date to:

N.B. Thank you to all those who apply; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted

City of Parksville | 100 Jensen Avenue East | P O Box 1390, Parksville, BC V9P 2H3
Phone 250 248-6144 | Fax 250 248-6650 |

Organization: City of Parksville
Location: Parksville, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Category(s): Water Services
Posted: February 26, 2019, 12:17 pm
Expires: March 18, 2019, 4:30 pm

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