Water/Wastewater Systems Operator-In-Training

Department: Public Works

Closing Date: Apr 09, 2021 4:30 PM

Competition Number: 21-42

Job Summary

The Water/Wastewater Systems Operator-In-Training will be assigned duties within Public Works.  The position installs, maintains, and repairs water, sanitary sewer and storm water collection systems; maintains concise records and performs sampling and testing.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the attached PDF job description below.


Applicants must have a valid and in good standing EOCP Operator in Training certification (Water Distribution or Wastewater Collection) or equivalent provincial certification with a provincial sharing certification reciprocity and have a minimum 3 months’ experience in the construction and maintenance of water and wastewater infrastructure within a municipal system.

A valid Class 3 BC Driver’s Licence with air endorsement is required.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a unionized position. $28.93 - $30.45 per hour (Jan 2021 Rate), based on a 40 hour work week.  It is anticipated that this vacancy will be until October 31, 2021.  Please note that this posting is for 1 temporary full-time position; however, there are also casual opportunities available.


To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter (.docx or PDF file format) to employment.opportunities@nanaimo.ca referencing the specific competition 21-42 by the application deadline.

For detailed information on this position and for more information on our community, please visit our website at www.nanaimo.ca.

The City of Nanaimo is an inclusive employer and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

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Resumes and cover letters must be submitted in either ".docx" or PDF format. File types ".doc" will not be accepted.


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