June 11, 2021

Job Posting

Environmental Operator/Water Distribution

Cobble Hill Improvement District (CHID)

Cobble Hill Improvement District is a community owned and operated potable water system serving Cobble Hill Village on Vancouver Island. The system is managed by a community board of directors and maintained by a Certified Environmental Operator.

The system provides potable water to 340 connections. The system also supports excellent fire protection from 36 community fire hydrants located throughout the CHID.

Water sampling system. The quality of the water is such that no disinfection treatment is required.

Much work is undertaken daily and weekly in order to maintain the system including, but not limited to, water testing, metre repairs and reading, fire hydrant management. The current full time operator handles all day-to-day duties and tasks and has been in the position for many years. CHID is seeking an individual who will support the current operator with the intention of the incumbent eventually taking over the position.

CHID is now accepting applications for the part-time position of Environmental Operator in Training with the goal of becoming a Certified EOCP Water Distribution Environmental Operator. All training course costs will be covered by the employer.

Position is part-time with flexible hours.

Application Requirements

  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence

  • Mechanically Inclined

  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs

  • OK with physical work

  • Creative Thinking and Problem Solving Skills

  • Excellent Time Management Skills

  • Clear and Effective Communication Skills

  • Related work experience a plus

  • High school graduation diploma

Apply in writing including a current resume to: