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Organization:    Ontario Clean Water Agency
Division:    North Eastern Ontario Hub
City:    Chapleau
Job Term:    1 Temporary - 6 months contract
Job Code:    40402 - Waste & Water Project Operator 1
Salary:    $22.58 - $25.11 Per Hour* (with certification: $23.85 - $27.81 per hour)
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    50575

Are you a motivated, team oriented individual seeking a career opportunity in the water and/or wastewater industry? The Ontario Clean Water Agency has the job for you!

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will use your skills to operate and maintain water and/or wastewater treatment projects within the North Eastern Ontario Hub, Chapleau, ON.

How do I qualify?

ManWater and/or wastewater treatment certification is a requirement of the position. The specific license and level of the water and/or wastewater treatment certification is specific to the classification of the facilities that the position is operating. License requirements for these postions are: Class 3 Water Treatment, Class 2 Wastewater Treatment. Class 1 Water Distribution & Supply, and Class 1 Wastewater Collection. Consideration will be given to candidates with a willingness to obtain certification to the highest level of the facilities but must have at least a minimum of Operator-in-Training (OIT), as specified in O.Reg. 128/04 of the Safe Water Drinking Act and O.Reg. 129/04 of the Ontario Water Resources Act.
Valid Class G driver's license for all positions.
Must be available to be on-call after regular working hours.

Good knowledge of water and/or wastewater treatment facilities to operate the facilities.
Working experience/knowledge of the skilled trades for the maintenance and repair of a variety of equipment and structures, including basic electrical repair, welding, plumbing, millwright.
Good knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other relevant regulatory and legislative acts, codes, policies, guidelines and procedures related to water and/or wastewater operations and maintenance; health and safety procedures/WHMIS.
Knowledge of basic mathematics and chemistry to make calculations for chemical and operating processes.
Knowledge of maintenance manuals, blueprints and other technical specifications; use and storage of industrial chemicals.
Familiarity with computers, including monitoring and operating systems.

Skills and abilities:
Analytical, problem-solving , planning and scheduling skills to inspect, operate and monitor the facilities processes and equipment, and perform routine preventive maintenance; take samples of the water and/or wastewater chemicals to make process control adjustments; resolve operating issues.
Good oral and written communication skills to liaise with a variety of staff, clients, suppliers, maintain logs and complete reports. Proven oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work in a team environment and take initiative.
Ability to perform manual labour.

We Offer:
• A defined benefit pension plan
• Maternity and parental leave top-up benefits which includes adoptive parents
• Comprehensive Health Plan
• Life and Disability insurance
• A progressive work environment that promotes a work/life balance
• Flexible learning and development opportunities
• Opportunities for career advancement and specialization through a wide range of career fields within the Ontario Public Service

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 6 months, Chapleau, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   4.7
Category:   Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:   Friday, February 1, 2013
  • Less qualified applicants may be considered on an underfill basis.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, February 15, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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