Under the direction of the Supervisor of Pollution Control Centre, the Operator-In-Training will work under the supervision of a certified operator. This position will work with other Municipal employees as well as contractors. This job requires walking, climbing stairs and ladders, reaching, handling, feeling, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, talking, hearing and seeing in terms of acuity far and near and depth perception. This position will work both indoors and outdoors, in wet and humid conditions, with mechanical and electrical equipment, working at heights, and frequently exposed to chemical substances, sewage, grease, oil, heat, grime, odour, noise, and vibration.
The Operator-In-Training will be expected to work toward obtaining a Class I Wastewater Treatment license by passing the relevant examination and obtaining the required one (1) year on the job experience. Once licensed as Class I, the position will involve rotating shift work, working alone at times, and being on-call. Overtime will be required.