Water Operations Foreman

WestKelowna

Water Operations Foreman

  • Posting Date: February 6, 2018
  • Closing Date: March 5, 2018
  • Department: Utilities
  • Wage: $37.76
  • Schedule: 40 hours/week
  • Competition #: 18-19E

The City of West Kelowna is a vibrant, growing city located on the west shores of beautiful Okanagan Lake. Our employees consistently achieve remarkable results in a fast paced and innovative environment. The City of West Kelowna’s Utilities Department has an opening for a Water Operations Foreman.

Position Duties and Responsibilities:
The Water Operations Foreman will lead the day to day operation and promote the safe, efficient and effective operation and maintenance of the CWK’s watersheds, and distribution networks including reservoirs, booster stations, PRVs and water disinfection facilities. This position will organize programs such as water quality monitoring, SCADA, process optimization, water metering, unidirectional flushing and maintain documentation, reports and accurate records. The successful candidate will work with the Utilities Supervisor to develop an annual work plan that complies with the approved budget, follows industry standards and meets the requirements of all operating permits. This leadership position will also direct and provide guidance to Utility Operators. A requirement of the position includes taking part in the utilities after-hours standby rotation.

Required qualifications:

  • Grade 12 education;
  • Environmental Operators Certification Program (EOCP) Level IV in Water Distribution;
  • 4 years operating experience in a Class III or higher distribution system;
  • Water Engineering Technology Diploma (or similar) preferred;
  • Confined Space Entry certificate;
  • Chlorine Handling certificate;
  • BCWWA Tester or Inspector Certification in Cross Connection Control preferred;
  • Occupational First Aid Level I;
  • Valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s License;
  • Leadership training preferred;
  • SCADA system training and experience;

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE received by 4:30 pm on the above closing date at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and must be complete, including all qualifications and experience relevant to the position.

We thank all applicants for applying; however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.



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