Halifax Water is inviting applications for one (1) Regular Full-time Water Treatment Plant Operator (Float) in the Operations department. The Water Treatment Plant Operator will work under the direction of the designated supervisor, who may or may not be on site, to operate water treatment plants, and perform maintenance of equipment associated with water supply plant facilities.
The Operator will work 12-hour shifts, day and night shifts, or operate and maintain small systems plants at the location to which he or she is assigned.
Interested, qualified candidates are asked to submit a cover letter and up-to-date resume quoting Competition #HW23-163E confirming their interest by 4:30pm on November 25, 2023. As part of the conditional offer process, candidates will be subject to a satisfactory background check and satisfactory pre-employment testing.
What you'll do
The Operator will perform preventative maintenance on all facility mechanical equipment, ensure all responsibilities are met as it pertains to the ISO 14001 compliant Environmental Management System, control all operational processes during the designated shift period, check mechanical equipment, making adjustments as required, take samples and conduct routine tests for process control, transport and mix chemicals and operate equipment used for unloading chemicals. They will also take daily readings and log any irregularities in process operations, monitor and take daily readings of weather station instruments, maintain adequate records as required, perform maintenance checks on all equipment which form part of the treatment facility, and perform mechanical maintenance as directed, on any equipment that forms part of the treatment facility.
What you'll need
Minimum Qualifications for this position include:
- Two (2) year technical program related to Water Treatment; an equivalent combination of formal education and related experience in a water treatment environment may be considered.
- The successful incumbent must successfully complete Operator-in-Training Water Treatment Certificate within six months of date of hire and pass the Level 1 examination within twelve months of the date of hire.
- Must also possess a valid NS driver's license.
A copy of the job description and required qualifications for this CUPE Local 227 bargaining unit position may be viewed on our corporate website at https://halifaxwater.ca/
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.
Are you interested?
Work With Us
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 world class customer service for water, wastewater and stormwater services in an integrated, cost effective and environmentally sound manner with a commitment to long-term sustainability.