REPOSTED #23-26 Utility Operator III

Job Status
Closing Date


Unionized Job Vacancy

Competition #23-26

POSITION TITLE:     Utility Operator I, II, or III

DEPARTMENT:         Operations

HOURS OF WORK:   40 Hours/ week

POSTING DATE:       February 5, 2024

CLOSING DATE:       4:00 p.m., Monday, March 4, 2024

HOURLY RATE:        $34.96 - $38.95


Reporting to the Director of Operations the Utility Operator I, II, or III is responsible for participating in a variety of utility installation and maintenance functions for the Town such as storm sewer, sanitary sewer wastewater collection systems, and water distribution system repair, installation, and maintenance.

Qualifications include:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Water Distribution II
  • Wastewater Collection Level I (EOCP)
  • BC Driver’s License Class 3 with air
  • First Aid Level 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.

Candidates with lesser experience may be considered for a Utilities I or II position and are encouraged to apply.

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

Qualified candidates may forward their application package including cover letter, resume and three references, quoting Competition #23-26 no later than 4:00 p.m., January 5, 2024 to:

Human Resources

Confidential:  Competition #23-26

Box 879, 1027 Aldous Street

Smithers, BC V0J 2N0


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.