Closes Feb 11 – Technical Services Summer Student (Water/Wastewater)

Closes Feb 11 – Technical Services Summer Student (Water/Wastewater)

Closing on: Feb 11, 2022
Job Category: Seasonal
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Youngstown
Competition No: 411000


Technical Services Summer Student – Water & Wastewater (May – August)
  • Hourly rates starting at $21.2243 depending upon experience and education.
  • 40-hour work week (Monday through Friday) – Overtime may be required.


Special Areas Youngstown Service Centre

(some travel in region)

  • Enjoy a challenging and rewarding seasonal position that will have you working in our Technical Services department during the late spring and summer months.
  • This position offers valuable work experience in a rewarding and invigorating work environment.
Key Duties & Description Key Duties include:

  • Mowing and upkeep of Special Areas Board water plants and lagoons
  • Assisting with plumbing and any unforeseen events
  • Driving samples into cities or delivering parts
  • Hauling water and cleaning tanks
  • May assist water utility officers at various sites for repairs and/or regular maintenance
  • Data entry
  • Other duties as required
  • Grade 12 Diploma
  • Experience using computers and data entry software (MS Office)
  • A valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence
  • Ability to communicate effectively using courtesy, tact and discretion and use good judgement
Important Considerations 
  • These are designated safety sensitive positions and mandatory pre-employment drug testing will be conducted on all newly hired employees.
  • Ability to work independently and possess strong organizational/time-management skills
  • An attention to detail combined with a strong work ethic
  • Physical capabilities to perform job duties (required lifting/carrying) and have a mechanical aptitude
  • Candidates enrolled in a Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Program will be considered
  • Please include a contact email address on application or resume
Additional Information
  • Wyatt Girletz – Technical Services Supervisor – 403-857-9421


Please send an application form and/or resume quoting competition number and preferred work location to:


We thank all applicants; however, only those invited for an interview will be personally contacted.

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The information requested on this online form, and on the Special Areas Application Form, does not contravene the Individual's Rights Protection Act. The Special Areas Board is an equal opportunity employer and employment with the Special Areas Board is based on merit without regard to race, religious beliefs, color, age, sex, physical disability, ancestry, place of origin or marital status.

It is understood that if employed I will accept all conditions of employment as set out by the Special Areas Board.

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