Water and Wastewater Plant Operator

AquaDiversities Inc.
Jasper, AB
$23–$30 an hour - Internship / Co-op, Seasonal 
Job details
$23–$30 an hour
Job type
Internship / Co-op
Full Job Description
Water and Wastewater Plant Operator

Columbia Icefield, Jasper National Park, AB

Application Deadline: Monday, March 10, 2023 by 12:00pm Pacific Standard Time
Submit applications quote Job # 07-052-23-01

Aqua Diversities Inc. is a dynamic company offering advanced water and wastewater equipment, operations services, and solutions. We are seeking a Water and Wastewater Plant Operator with technical and mechanical aptitude to support the operation of the water and wastewater facilities at the Columbia Icefield Resort in Jasper National Park for the 2023 operating season. This location offers unparalleled access to Canada’s premier outdoor recreational opportunities in the Rockies while working at one of the most technologically advanced treatment systems in North America. If you are a qualified applicant, interested in meaningful work experience and real, hands-on training across all aspects of water and wastewater treatment, while contributing to environmental stewardship and protecting public health, then this is the opportunity for you.

Significant training in advanced water and wastewater treatment technology will be provided. Job responsibilities will include the safe operation of plant equipment, setting and monitoring chemical feed rates, monitoring the collection and distribution systems, monitoring the instrumentation & process, performing established water quality tests and reporting to operations management. You will also update and maintain documentation, logs and other records pertaining to tests and processes, correct minor operating problems and perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.

Qualified candidates will possess the following:

Mechanical aptitude
Willingness to work in a remote location and variable weather conditions
Water and Wastewater Treatment, Distribution and Collection Certificates are considered an asset
Level 1 Water and Wastewater Treatment Certificates
Valid Class 5 Motor Vehicle Operator's License
The ideal candidate will also demonstrate strong initiative, professional communication skills, analytical and troubleshooting skills and the ability to work well alone and in a team environment. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Word and Outlook is required. You must be able to meet the physical requirements of the position.

Role requirements:

Hours: Average 40 hours per week, with opportunities for overtime based on demands
Wage: Base rate of $23 to $30 per hour based on experience and qualifications
Term of employment: Beginning of April to end of October, with the possibility of extension and/or full-time work/recurring
Living arrangement: The successful candidate will work and live on site at the Columbia Icefield Staff Camp for the season. ROOM AND BOARD (MEALS) ARE ALSO INCLUDED IN THIS POSITION.
Aqua Diversities Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Positions are filled by means of open competition where the selection is based on job-related skills, training, experience, and personal suitability.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Generic applications will not be accepted.

Job Types: Seasonal, Internship / Co-op
Contract length: 7 months

Salary: $23.00-$30.00 per hour


8 hour shift
Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 2023-03-10
Expected start date: 2023-04-03

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