Open Positions

Mackenzie County is currently accepting applications for the following position(s):

Mackenzie County is currently inviting applications for a Utility Officer position. The primary location for this position will be in La Crete, however, the individual may be required to work in other areas of the municipality as per operational requirements. This position is a full-time unionized position with a 40 hour work week (8 hours per day) Monday to Friday.

Reporting to the Director of Utilities, the successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Assist with maintenance & operation of water & sewer facilities;
  • Collecting, analysis of samples & daily tests;
  • Manhole maintenance;
  • Assist in compiling & completing reports;
  • Perform connections & disconnections to water services;
  • Equipment maintenance and repairs;
  • Investigate, read & repair water meters on a monthly basis;
  • On-call rotation;
  • Other duties as required.

Requirements for this position are:

  • Completion of Grade 12 Diploma;
  • 2 years’ experience in water and sewer systems;
  • AWWOA Level I water treatment & distribution certificates considered an asset;
  • AWWOA Level I wastewater collection & treatment certificates considered an asset;
  • AWWOA Level II certification considered an asset;
  • Knowledge of the operations & maintenance of water & sewage treatment facilities;
  • Knowledge of water & sewer system regulations;
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision;
  • Good verbal & written communication skills;
  • Effective interpersonal & organizational skills;
  • A valid class 5 driver’s license; class 1 or 3 an asset;
  • Evidence of successfully passing a police Criminal Record Check;

Salary Range: $27.90/hr. – $35.33/hr. Mackenzie County offers a Comprehensive Benefit Package.

Location: La Crete, other areas of the municipality as per operational requirements.

Closing Date: Competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

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To apply for an available position please forward all resumes and applications to:

Mackenzie County
Attn: Human Resources
4511-46 Avenue, Box 640
Fort Vermilion, AB, T0H 1N0
Phone: 780-927-3718
Fax: 780-927-4266

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