Career Opportunity – Water Treatment Plant Operator-In-Training

Water Treatment Plant Operator-In-Training
(Internal/External Posting)

Summary of Function The Water Treatment Plant Operator-In-Training is an entry level opportunity to train as a Water Treatment Plant Operator and to obtain your OIT certificate/license.

Water Treatment Plant Operators oversee the activities and processes that go into treating and distributing municipal drinking water. They are responsible for monitoring water quality and play a key role in protecting public health. A CPIC will be required for the successful applicant.


 Job Duties (Include but are not limited to)

  • Perform laboratory tests, checks and calibrations;
  • Use performance control and management systems to ensure plant is operating within accepted standards;
  • Perform preventative maintenance diagnostics;
  • Monitor, assess and report on equipment performance;
  • Maintain documentation of work area activities as required;
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.



  • Minimum High School Diploma, Post Secondary Degree/Diploma an asset;
  • Must possess excellent communication and troubleshooting skills and have an aptitude for mathematics and science;
  • High level of integrity and work ethic;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook;
  • Valid Driver’s License an asset but not required.



$15.00 – $17.00/hour for 25 hours per week, minimum.


Application Deadline

Wednesday, May 31, 2018 at 4:30pm

(Applications received after this date will not be considered)


Please forward your resume with a cover letter and three (3) employment related references to:

Michipicoten First Nation
ATTN: Robert Reece, Finance/Personnel
107 Hiawatha Drive
Wawa, ON. P0S 1K0

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Michipicoten First Nation strives to ensure that its employment practices are free from direct and indirect discrimination and is committed to upholding the human rights of those participating in the hiring process. In pursuit of this commitment, Michipicoten First Nation will not condone or tolerate any acts of discrimination or harassment under any of the grounds protected under human rights legislation. This commitment extends to the hiring process and throughout the course of employment.
This position is engaged primarily in serving the interests of Aboriginal people; therefore Michipicoten First Nation shall give preference to Aboriginal people who possess the requisite skill sets and experience.