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Water Operator-Distribution
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

November 10, 2021
at 5:00 PM
Job ID: J1021-0995 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Job Description: The City of Abbotsford’s Utility Operations division is seeking an experienced, self-motivated individual to join our Water Distribution team as a full time Water Operator.

The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge of the principles of waterworks infrastructure repair, maintenance, construction and water quality analysis and results interpretation as well as demonstrated ability to exercise considerable independence of judgement in quickly and accurately performing a variety of skilled and semi-skilled manual tasks in repairing, maintaining and constructing waterworks infrastructure.
Duties: In this busy role, you will work as part of a team responsible for technical and skilled work pertaining to the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the water distribution infrastructure; this includes pump stations, PRV stations, reservoirs, valves, hydrants, water mains, meters and services. You may work alone or work with, coordinate and supervise the work of staff engaged in waterworks duties. Directs and oversees contractors work as required
Educational Requirements: In order to be considered for this position you must have:

• Grade 12 diploma or equivalent;
• Completion of post-secondary courses in waterworks
• Environmental Operators Certification Program, Water Distribution III;
• A minimum of four years’ operating experience plus two years supervisory experience in a
Class 2 or higher municipal waterworks.
• Workers Compensation Board Occupational First Aid Level 1 Certificate
Salary: This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $31.35 to $36.86 per hour in additional to our comprehensive, competitive benefits package.
Additional Information: At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. To apply, please visit us online at
Web Address:
Address: City of Abbotsford
32315 South Fraser Way
Abbotsford BC V2T 1W7
Fax: 604-864-5541
Opening Date: October 27, 2021 08:30 AM
Closing Date: November 10, 2021 05:00 PM