#23-02 Utility Operator I - Casual

Job Status
Closing Date

Unionized Job Vacancy 
Competition #23-02


POSITION TITLE:         Utility Operator I
DEPARTMENT:             Operations 
HOURS OF WORK:      Casual 
POSTING DATE:          Wednesday, January 11, 2023 
CLOSING DATE:          4:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 25, 2023 
HOURLY RATE:           Utility Operator I $32.64 (2023)

The Utility Operator I assists in the installation maintenance and repair of utilities including sanitary sewers and storm sewers, drainage culverts and ditches, water and sewage treatment, water distribution systems.

Qualifications include:

  • High school graduation;
  • Level I Water Distribution-EOCP, Level I Wastewater Collection; Level I Wastewater Treatment, Chlorine Handling;
  • Level 1 First Aid, WHMIS;
  • Confined Space Entry;
  • Minimum one year of experience in wastewater systems and installation/maintenance of municipal services;
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

For complete details of this position, please see the attached Job Description. Applicants may forward their application package including cover letter, resume and three references, quoting Competition #23-02, no later than the closing date and time. Candidates with lesser qualifications are encouraged to apply as training will be provided.

Applications may be forwarded to:

Human Resources  
Confidential:  Competition #23-02  
Town of Smithers  
Box 879, 1027 Aldous Street  
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0   
Or: careers@smithers.ca 

The Town of Smithers is an equal opportunity employer committed to establishing an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other basis protected by applicable law.