Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator

The Corporation of the City of Cornwall requires an Operator for the Waste Water Treatment Plant. The Operator is responsible for the Operation of the W.W.T.P. according to the Environment Certificate of Approval, Regulations and Guidelines and maintain appropriate Operating Licensing for this purpose; Complete wastewater influent, process and effluent sampling, testing and monitoring as prescribed in legislation and Certificate of Approval requirements, and coordinate testing with accredited laboratories where required;  Routine Inspections; Provide assistance to the Maintenance Technician with various projects; Janitorial duties; Conduct routine sampling requirement of the city’s landfills;  Maintain own training records, including all required records for operator Licensing renewals;  Receive and address or refer customer inquiries and complaints as related to WWTP operations;  Work in conformance with all City policies and in compliance with all relevant legislation.

The successful candidates will possess the following qualifications:  Must possess a minimum of Grade 12 Education and a Class 1 (or higher) Wastewater Treatment Operators Certification (with a goal of obtaining a class 4 license); Minimum of 1 year recent operating experience in a Wastewater Treatment Plant; Excellent knowledge of Wastewater Treatment Plant operations including chemistry, biology, hydraulics, math, record keeping, laboratory analysis and preventative maintenance;  Demonstrated computer skills including SCADA applications; Demonstrated mechanical aptitude and abilities; Must be available for designated shifts (7-Day Rotating Schedule) and for on-call basis 24 hours per day;  Must be able to perform janitorial duties at facility; Must possess and maintain a valid First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate;  Must successfully complete annual WHMIS testing; Must possess and maintain a valid unrestricted Class G Drivers License; Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

The City of  Cornwall offers a competitive salary starting at $28.27 per hour, plus a comprehension benefits package.

The deadline for submissions is January 27, 2021.  Please submit your resume and proof of qualifications in confidence to:

careers@cornwall.ca quoting File: 21-02 WWTP Operator

The Corporation of The City of Cornwall is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

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