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Posted On

June 04, 2021 at 12:00 PM

Ends On

June 25, 2021 at 4:30 PM

Sewer & Water Operator-in-Training (OIT)

Applications are invited for the position of Sewer & Water Operator-in-Training (OIT) within the City of North Bay’s Public Works Division.  Under the direction of the Operations Supervisor, Water & Wastewater, performs routine repairs, maintenance and installations to municipal water distribution, wastewater collection and storm sewer systems.

The successful candidate will perform all duties required of a Ministry of Environment Certified Operator-In-Training for both water distribution and wastewater collection including repairing water and sewer lines, sanitary sewers, manholes, storm sewers, catch basins and water service boxes; performing water turn-offs and turn-ons; repairing and maintaining fire hydrants and valves; unclogging of sewer lines and thawing frozen pipes.


  • Minimum Grade 12 Education or equivalent acceptable experience.
  • Must possess and post a Water Distribution Operator-in-Training Certificate and a Wastewater Collection Operator-in-Training Certificate.
  • Must have good work habits and be able to carry out routine operations with minimum supervision.
  • Must hold a valid Ontario Class “D” Driver’s License with a “Z” endorsement.
  • Have good knowledge of Safety Regulations and Procedures.
  • Available to participate in on call Duty System as required.

Hours of Work:   0730 hrs to 1600 hrs - Monday to Friday

Environment:  Unionized

Hourly Rate:  $27.80 per hour

Duration:  Permanent Full-Time

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a covering letter and detailed resume, in confidence, no later than 4:30 p.m. Friday, June 25 2021 to email:


While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


An Equal Opportunity Employer


Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under the City of North Bay’s Accessibility Policy.  We encourage applicants to make their needs known to Human Resources in advance.                                           

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