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Employment Opportunity – Water and Wastewater Operator

The deadline to apply is April 7, 2023 at 3:00 pm.
March 13, 2023

The Corporation of the Town of Cochrane

Employment Opportunity - Water and Wastewater Operator
Posting Details
Job Title
Water and Wastewater Operator
Infrastructure Services
Cochrane, Ontario
Immediate Supervisor
Infrastructure Supervisor
Rate of Pay
As per Collective Agreement – 2021 Rates $27.80 to $34.22/hour
As per Collective Agreement – Full Benefit Package
Hours of Work
40 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Position Status
Permanent Full-time
Application Deadline
April 7, 2023 at 3:00 pm
Job Summary

The Town of Cochrane is currently seeking highly skilled individuals for a Water and Wastewater Operator, within our Infrastructure Services Department, to join the team in Cochrane, Ontario. The successful individual will be responsible for the safe and compliant delivery of water and wastewater services for the Town of Cochrane. The water and wastewater Operator will operate a water treatment plant, wastewater treatment plant, maintenance of a distribution system and collection system on a rotation. They will display their best collaboration and communication skills while safely and competently carrying out the position’s duties.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Valid Water Treatment Class 1, Water Distribution Class 1, Wastewater Treatment Class 1 and Wastewater Collection Class 1.
  • Operator in Training “OIT” may be considered.
  • Must possess a valid Chlorine handling certificate.
  • Knowledge and experience with SCADA systems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills to prioritize workload and perform tasks without direct supervision.
  • A valid Class “D” license with “Z” endorsement or the ability to obtain Class “D” license with “Z” endorsement within 6 months of hire with a valid Class G driver’s license.
  • Required to be on-call 24 hours a day on a weekly rotation.
  • A satisfactory Criminal Record
Requirements & Responsibilities

Please see the Water and Wastewater Operator Job Description for the complete requirements and responsibilities for this position.

Additional Details

We encourage qualified candidates to email their resume and cover letter to HR@cochraneontario.com on or before April 7th, 2023, at 3:00 PM.

The Town of Cochrane is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities (AODA). If you need an accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please call (705) 272-4361.

Personal information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection Privacy Act.

We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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