Utility Operator


Organization : Town of Edson
Job Category : Water and Sewers
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : AB
City : Edson
Salary and Benefits : $26.55-$32.00


Utility Operator
September 15, 2022
Competition #: EDSOU-202225

If you are detailed orientated, an eager learner, and love to work, this current vacancy at the Town of Edson may
be exactly what you are looking for. We are now accepting applications for a full-time, permanent position of
Utility Operator. As a Utility Operator you will play an integral role in the operation, maintenance and inspection
of water, wastewater and storm drainage systems.

To learn more, please read the detailed job description, position requirements, and wage grid for this position
listed below.

If you are interested in joining our dedicated Team, please submit your cover letter c/w resume quoting the
Competition #EDSOU-202225 by 4:00pm on September 30, 2022 to:

Human Resources
Town of Edson
PO Box 6300, Edson, AB T7E 1T7
Email: humanresources@edson.ca
Visit our website at: https://www.edson.ca/town/employment

Please be aware the Town of Edson will conduct an independent background verification check on the successful

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Position: Utility Operator
Department Head: General Manager, Infrastructure & Planning
Immediate Supervisor: Utilities Manager

Position Duties:

• Assist with the operation, maintenance, and inspection of water, wastewater, and storm drainage systems,
including equipment and infrastructure.
• Complete meter readings and associated service changes.
• Responsible for meter installation and associated quality control.
• Operate and maintain sanitary sewer camera equipment.
• Capture and interpret data including but not limited to SCADA systems and construction drawings.
• Respond to Alberta 1st Calls and complete all necessary documentation.
• Ensure all records are maintained accurately and completed in the prescribed manner.
• Assist the Utility Operator I in all aspects of water and wastewater operations.
• Provide excellent public relations with both internal and external clients
• Actively participate in Formal Workplace Inspections in areas of responsibility.
• Review pertinent Hazard Identification, Assessment, and Control worksheets on an annual basis as required by
the Municipal Health and Safety Program.
• Follow all Safe Work Practices and Procedures.
• Immediately report any unsafe conditions, potential work hazards, or incidents to Supervisor.
• Participate in the rotational on-call system.
• Work extended work hours or shift work, including evenings and weekends, as required.
• Attend position-related seminars/courses as directed by the Manager.
• Perform other duties as directed by the Manager.
• Otherwise abide by all Town policies, procedures, directives, and best practices as determined by the Manager.

Position Requirements:

• Grade Twelve Diploma or equivalent
• Physical strength, agility, and coordination sufficient to perform job tasks
• Excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with internal and external clients
• Ability to work in adverse environmental conditions
• Ability to work various shifts, evenings, and weekends
• Ability to work under limited supervision


• Vaccinations including Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Tetanus-Diphtheria
• Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
• Water and Wastewater Distribution and Treatment Level I certification
• Alberta Class 3 Driver’s License with Airbrakes
• Safety certification in TDG, First Aid, Confined Entry, Ground Disturbance 201
 Probation Level I Level II Level III Level IV

Utility Operator 2022 $ 26.55 $ 27.15 $ 29.88 $ 31.08 $ 32.00

EDSOU-202225 - External - Utility Operator.pdf EDSOU-202225 - External - Utility Operator.pdf

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