Website townofbluemtns Town of the Blue Mountains

Job Title: Full-time, summer student position of Wastewater Services Student within our Operations Department.


Work Hours: students will work all days of the week depending on the position
Wage: Salary Range: $15.75/hours to $19.14/hour (2022 Rate).


Anticipated Start Date: Spring 2023
Location: Town of Blue Mountains, ON

Job Description

The Town of The Blue Mountains is a growing and progressive, four-season community with stunning natural features, including the Niagara Escarpment, Beaver Valley and the Georgian Bay shoreline, and the various recreational activities and experiences they afford. We are seeking to fill the full-time, summer student position of Wastewater Services Student within our Operations Department.

Advantages of The Blue Mountains include excellent quality of life, endless opportunities, the amenities of a complete community and proximity to the Greater Toronto Area, come join us!

Position Overview:

  • To assist with repair and preventative maintenance on Wastewater Treatment and Wastewater Collection facilities as required by Town policies and in accordance with Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks and Certificates of Approval(s).  All work shall be performed under the direct supervision  of a licensed operator.
  • Assist Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators in maintenance and operation of all treatment plants and collection system equipment
  • Perform a variety of custodial duties, such as window cleaning, floor maintenance and cleaning of equipment
  • Chamber Maintenance – locating, mapping and cleaning.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) please advise the Human Resources Department to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process. Personal information provided by the applicants is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.




Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Minimum one year work experience in a team environment
  • Currently enrolled in a secondary or postsecondary institution in a related field
  • Preference will be given to post-secondary students enrolled in an Environmental Technician or Technology course.
  •  Aptitude in machinery and vehicle operation and maintenance
  •  Ability to foster good working and interpersonal communications
  • Required to move, lift, carry, pull and place objects up to 50 pounds without assistance
  • Required to stand, sit or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire shift
  • Required to reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting and pulling
  • Required to move over sloping, uneven or slippery surfaces
  • Valid Standard First Aid and CPR/AED certificate preferred


Vaccination Policy:  No Policy
Employer: Town of the Blue Mountains


How to Apply: Information for Interested Candidates:
A detailed job description and instructions on how to apply are available on the  Town’s website, under Town Hall – Employment Opportunities. 
Date Posted: January 23, 2023 Posting expires: February 3, 2023


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