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Student - Technical Services Assistant

Student - Technical Services Assistant

Competition Number 
INOP-S13-18
Department 
Infrastructure & Operations
Posting Category 
Open
Division 
Environment
Job Type 
Student
Number of Positions 
Several
Affiliation 
CUPE Local 87
Site 
..
Location 
CA-ON-Thunder Bay
Min 
Max 
Pay Band 
-
Posted Date 
12/8/2017
Post End Date 
2/28/2018
Effective Date 
n/a
Supersedes Date 
n/a

More information about this job

As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Thunder Bay encourages applications from Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.

 

Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.

 

Application forms must reference the competition number and be submitted to Human Resources.

 

If you are offered a position as a summer student, you will be required to show proof of completing a full-time academic year (September to April) in 2017/2018 at a school, college, university or other educational institution. You may also be required to show proof of validity of your driver’s licence, professional licences, and/or education when such certification constitutes a job requirement or corporate program requirement.

 

 

 

 

 

Job Description

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Chief Chemist, is responsible for assisting with tasks and duties at the Water Pollution Control Plant, including, but not limited to, the following:

 

Major responsibilities:

  1. Assists laboratory personnel with day-to-day routines in WPCP.
  2. Keeps lab tidy and assists with glass washing, data entry, and sampling at the plant.
  3. Assists Environmental Inspector with sampling and field work.
  4. Assists Process Engineer at WPCP in special projects or as assigned.
  5. Assists Chief Chemist in duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

 

Education/Experience:

  • Secondary school graduation & enrolled in a chemistry or environmental engineering program at a college or university.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing in English.
  • Must be highly motivated and work well in a team environment.
  • Proficient in the use of computers and current related software (Word, Excel).

Physical Demands:

  • Must be physically able to walk and climb stairs at WPCP.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be willing to work in an industrial plant and laboratory setting. Some field work may also be required.
  • Must have a valid Ontario Class G driver’s license