#24-12 - Utility Operator (Casual)

Job Status
Final Process
Closing Date

Competition #24-12

POSITION TITLE:     Utility Operator
DEPARTMENT:         Operations
HOURS OF WORK:   Casual (on an as-needed basis)
POSTING DATE:       Friday, May 17, 2024
CLOSING DATE:      Friday, May 31, 2024, at 4:00 p.m.
HOURLY RATE:         $34.96 - $38.95 (2024)


Reporting to the Director of Operations the Utility Operator is responsible for participating in a variety of utility installation and maintenance functions such as storm sewer, sanitary sewer wastewater collection systems, and water distribution systems. This is a casual position with working hours on an as-needed basis.

Qualifications include:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Water Distribution I-III
  • Wastewater Collection Level I (EOCP)
  • BC Driver’s License Class 3 with air 
  • First Aid Level 1
  • 1-5 years experience in operation, maintenance and installation of municipal services, or an equivalent of education, training, and experience
  • Experience with shoring, chlorine handling considered an asset. 

The Town of Smithers offers a competitive wage and 12% pay in lieu of benefits, for casual employees. 

For complete details of this position, please see the attached Job Description. 

If you are interested in this exciting career opportunity with the Town of Smithers, we want to hear from you! Please submit your resume with three professional references, along with a cover letter, indicating how you meet the qualifications and why you are a good fit for the position, referencing Competition #24-12,  no later than 4:00 p.m., May 31, 2024, to:
Human Resources - careers@smithers.ca
Competition #24-12
Town of Smithers Box 879, 1027 Aldous Street, 
The Town of Smithers thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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.