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Works Supervisor - Water Distribution
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

April 30, 2021
at 5:00 PM
Job ID: J0421-0489 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Engineering & Regional Utilites
Job Description: The City of Abbotsford’s Engineering and Regional utilities department is seeking an experienced leader to join their team as the Works Supervisor – Water Distribution. As an integral member of the water distribution team, you will be responsible for overseeing and supervising a group of employees engaged in the operation, maintenance and construction of the City’s waterworks infrastructure. This includes pump stations, PRV stations, reservoirs, valves, hydrants, water mains, meters and services.

You must have an extensive knowledge of waterworks standards and specifications, including Master Municipal Construction Documents (MMCD), American Water Works Association (AWWA), and the City's Development Bylaw along with considerable knowledge of materials, methods, techniques, tools and equipment used in the maintenance and construction of waterworks infrastructure.
Duties: Your previous supervisory experience will assist you as you plan, schedule, coordinate and assign work to your team. You will utilize your knowledge of safety regulations and standards to implement and maintain safe work practices and procedures.
Educational Requirements: As the ideal candidate you have:
• Completion of Grade 12 or GED;
• Completion of the following post-secondary courses:
Introduction to Public Works Operations;
Municipal Plan Reading;
Valve Operations and Maintenance;
Water Pump Station Operation and Maintenance; and
Supervisory Skills course.
• Minimum 5 years' experience in the operation and maintenance of a water distribution
system, including supervisory experience.
• EOCP Water Distribution Operator Level IV.
• Occupational First Aid Level I Certificate.
• Valid WHMIS Certificate.
• Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence.
Salary: This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $35.59 to $42.26 per hour in additional to our comprehensive, competitive benefits package.
Additional Information: At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. To apply, please visit us online at

Closing Date: April 30, 2021
Web Address:
Address: City of Abbotsford
32315 South Fraser Way
Abbotsford BC V2T 1W7
Fax: 604-864-5541
Opening Date: April 19, 2021 08:30 AM
Closing Date: April 30, 2021 05:00 PM