Assistant Utility Operator - District of Saanich




Up to 6 Temporary Full Time Positions (Approximately 9 months)

The Storm and Wastewater Section is seeking Assistant Utility Operators for hands on physical work assisting the Utility Operators with the installation and repair of the Wastewater and Storm Water systems. The Assistant Utility Operators will further assist in work in and around creeks/waterways and will thoroughly understand environmental protocols and best management practices while assisting in the overall sewer operations, drain equipment, and machinery. This work requires versatility, heavy lifting, and manual dexterity.
Requirements include: Grade 12 or equivalent; EOCP O.I.T. (Operator in Training) Certification for Wastewater Collection or Water Distribution is an asset; six months of pipefitting experience in creeks, waterways and wastewater systems; Traffic Control Certificate; Occupational First Aid Level I Certification; valid Class 3 BC Driver’s Licence with Air Brake Endorsement; annual renewal for Driver’s Abstract; must work in close proximity or in actual contact with raw sewage and have sufficient physical strength, stamina and coordination to permit performance of heavy manual work in all types of weather. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
The successful candidates will be required to work Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (40 hours per week).
These are C.U.P.E. Local 2011 positions with a wage of $29.90 per hour plus 13% in lieu of benefits. Job description and competition information can be found at This posting will remain open until successful candidates are selected. Please apply by quoting competition 22132 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7. As a component of the selection process, testing will be conducted. While we thank all applicants for applying, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Organization: District of Saanich
Location: Saanich, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Category(s): Public Works & Operations
Posted: April 6, 2022, 4:11 pm
Expires: December 31, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $29.90 Hour

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