Utilities Assistant - Water Conservation

Regional District of North Okanagan - Coldstream, BC (6 months ago)

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The North Okanagan is an exceptional place to live, work and play. With its diverse natural beauty, robust economy and extraordinary recreational opportunities, it’s no wonder our residents enjoy such an outstanding quality of life. With a regional population of 85,000, the Regional District of North Okanagan (RDNO) offers a wide range of services directly to residents and through partnerships with its six member municipalities.

We have an upcoming opening for the student/seasonal position of Utilities Assistant – Water Conservation. The successful candidate will have a Grade 12 Diploma, be enrolled in or a recent graduate of a post-secondary program related to the Environment, Engineering and/or Water, and hold a valid Class 5 BC driver’s licence. Previous experience in data collection and analysis or public outreach are considered assets.

You are detail oriented, have excellent customer service skills, and be physically capable of working in outdoor conditions (heat/rain/etc.). You can respond to the public with tact and courtesy, and have a working knowledge of water conservation practices. You work well as part of a team, as well as on your own.

Reporting to the Water Quality Manager, the Utilities Assistant – Water Conservation is responsible for collecting water supply and consumption data, and supporting members of the public in conserving water through Greater Vernon Water’s water sustainability program.

Come be part of a great team who takes pride in their work to enhance the very reasons the North Okanagan is such a great place to live, work and play. This is a full time, seasonal position (40 hours/ week) from approximately May 6, 2019 to August 30, 2019 with a wage of $16.17 per hour plus 16% in lieu of vacation, statutory holidays, and all other benefits.

Resumes with covering letters, quoting Competition No. 19-05, will be accepted until 4:00 pm on Friday, March 1, 2019 to:

Human Resources

Regional District of North Okanagan

9848 Aberdeen Road, Coldstream, BC V1B 2K9

We thank all interested applicants, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No telephone or e-mail enquiries please.

Job Type: Temporary

Salary: $16.17 /hour