Halifax Water is inviting applications for two (2) Regular Full-Time Process Technicians based out of the Herring Cove Wastewater Treatment plant. Halifax Water believes a diverse workforce positively contributes to its success, and the success of our community. The Process Technician is a technical, team-oriented position requiring the appropriate knowledge and hands-on skills to operate, maintain, repair, and service wastewater treatment assets. The successful incumbent will administratively report to the Herring Cove Wastewater Treatment Supervisor but will be required to work at any of Halifax Water's Wastewater Facilities on an as needed basis. Working hours will be based on the schedule of the assigned Wastewater Treatment Facility, shift work shall be required.
We encourage applications from qualified African Nova Scotians, LGBTQ+ community, racially visible persons, women in non-traditional positions, persons with disabilities and Indigenous persons. Halifax Water encourages applicants to self-identify in the cover letter.
Interested, qualified candidates are asked to submit a cover letter and up-to-date resume quoting Competition #HW23-52E, confirming their interest by 4:30pm on May 28, 2023.
What you'll do
This position is responsibile for the operation and maintenance of Halifax Water wastewater pollution control facilities, biosolids handling facilities, leachate treatment facilities, and associated infrastructure. As a member of a treatment facility team, assists in ensuring compliance with Federal/Provincial regulations and public/staff health and safety. This is a technical, team-oriented position requiring the appropriate knowledge and hands-on skills to operate, maintain, repair, and service wastewater treatment assets.
A copy of the full job description and required qualifications for this CUPE Local 227 bargaining unit position may be viewed on our corporate website at www.halifaxwater.ca.
What you'll need
The minimum qualifications include grade 12 plus a two (2) year community college technical program, applicable to wastewater treatment or related discipline. The successful incumbent must successfully complete the Operator-in-Training wastewater certificate within six months of date of hire and pass the Level 1 Nova Scotia Department of Environment and Labour (NSEL) Wastewater Treatment examination within 12 months of the date of hire. An equivalent combination of industry recognized wastewater treatment, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, or instrumentation training and experience may be considered. The successful incumbent must also have a valid NS Driver's license and be willing to use their own vehicle.
We're looking for
A little bit about us
Halifax Water is Atlantic Canada's largest water utility, providing integrated water, wastewater and stormwater services for more than 106,000 customers on a daily basis. For more than 70 years we have been proud stewards of the water cycle, providing clean water to customers, and safely conveying it back to the source. Through our One Team - One Water approach, our more than 550 dedicated emloyees provide essential water services to an estimated 383,000 people in HALIFAX.
In addition to a collegial work environment that promotes a work-life balance, Halifax Water offers its employees a challenging and rewarding career with a competitive compensation and benefits package, opportunities for professional development, and incentive programs. As a member of the team at Halifax Water, you will be contributing to the success of the utility while delivering water, wastewater and stormwater services in an integrated, cost-effective and environmentally sound manner with a commitment to long-term sustainability.
Halifax Water’s goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the community we serve, at all job levels. Halifax Water believes a diverse workforce positively contributes to its success, and the success of our community. We encourage applications from qualified African Nova Scotians, LGBTQ+ community, racially visible persons, women in non-traditional positions, persons with disabilities and Indigenous persons. Halifax Water encourages applicants to self-identify in the cover letter.