Utilities Assistant - Agricultural Water

Regional District of North Okanagan - Coldstream, BC (30+ days ago)

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The North Okanagan is an exceptional place to live, work and explore. With its diverse landscapes and extraordinary recreational opportunities, our residents enjoy a comfortable balance of work-life activities. With a regional population of 90,000, the Regional District of North Okanagan 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 – Agricultural Water. The successful candidate will have a Grade 12 Diploma, is enrolled in or a recent graduate of a post-secondary institution in a water science program and holds a valid Class 5 BC driver’s licence. Being familiar with electrical wiring would be an asset.

You are physically capable of working in variable outdoor conditions to obtain field information. You can respond to the public with tact and courtesy, and have the ability to do volume/flow unit conversations, read water meters (manually and automated) and install radio transmitters on water meters. Installing transmitters does include minor electrical work. You also work well as part of a team, as well on your own.

Reporting to the Manager, Water Distribution, the Utilities Assistant – Agricultural Water duties will also include monitoring of agricultural water use, responding to public inquiries, and reporting non-compliance. Duties may also include installing ERTs (Encoder-Receiver- Transmitters) and inspecting water servicing and meters for compliance as well as other duties related to the GVW Agricultural 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 4, 2020 to August 28, 2020 with a wage of $16.44 per hour plus 16% in lieu of vacation, statutory holidays and all other benefits.

For further information regarding the RDNO and the full job description please visit our website at http://www.rdno.ca/index.php/about/careers

Please submit your resume, cover letter and any corresponding information as one PDF document to hr@rdno.ca

Quote Competition No. 20-01 in the subject line

Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. Monday, February 3, 2020

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