Date de publication: 29 jan 2019
Date limite: 23 feb 2019

Job Number:J0119-0834
Job Title:Serviceperson
Department:Service and Gas Operations
Is this position unionized:           Yes
Job Type:Permanent Full Time
City, Province:Kingston, Ontario
Job Category:Operations
Open Positions:2
Posting Date:January 29, 2019
Closing Date:February 22, 2019
Salary:                                          $27.36 - $34.58/Hour
Utilities Kingston is located in Kingston, Ontario, equi-distant from Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa, where the St. Lawrence River meets Lake Ontario and the Rideau Canal (a UNESCO World Heritage site) – Kingston is a stunning, historic city that consistently ranks as one of the best places to live in Canada. Kingston’s 123,363 community-minded citizens enjoy an outstanding quality-of-life enhanced by superb intellectual, recreational and creative opportunities and supported by excellent health care facilities and municipal services, programs and facilities.

Utilities Kingston is unique in Ontario, combining water, wastewater, gas and electrical services and a broadband fibre optics provided in one company under the leadership of a single C.E.O. This shared services delivery model gives Utilities Kingston clear advantages in cost savings and customer service over other utility providers in the province. Utilities Kingston has provided the residents of Kingston with safe and reliable utility services for more than 100 years.
Primary Duties
Reporting to the Supervisor of Services and Gas Operations, the Serviceperson will conduct and ensure safe installation, removal of natural gas, water and electric metering equipment. The incumbent will Investigate and resolve leakage, meter, and power issues as well as service and repair water heaters. The incumbent will conduct, inspect, and light gas appliance and, where necessary, issue and follow up on hazard reports as per the Natural Gas and Propane Code B149 and Ontario Regulation 212/01 (TSSA). The incumbent will also respond to emergency situations, including gas leaks.
Education, Certification and Other Qualifications Required
  • Minimum Grade 12 Diploma. A minimum of one (1) year of experience in a relevant field of work. Experience in a utilities environment will be considered an asset.
  • Minimum Gas Technician 2 (G2) certification, as recognized by the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA). Must have, or ability to obtain a Gas Technician 1 (G1) or Gas Utility Technician 1 (GUT1) certification within a reasonable timeframe. Gas Pipeline Inspector (GPI) Certificate is an asset.
  • Working knowledge of the Natural Gas and Propane Code B149.
  • Leadership, team player, organized, resourceful and self-directed.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Electrical and basic plumbing experience is an asset.
  • Strong Computer Skills is an asset.


Special Working Conditions/Conditions of Employment
  • A Criminal Record Check, to the satisfaction of Utilities Kingston, will be required at the successful candidate’s expense.
  • Maintain at minimum a valid “G” driver’s licence and appropriate Gas Technician Certification throughout employment. D class driver’s license with Z endorsement is an asset.
Your resume and/or cover letter must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position.
Appropriate accommodations will be provided as required by the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) upon request.
Utilities Kingston is committed to employment equity and we encourage applications from all designated group members. Our goal is a diverse, inclusive workforce that reflects the Kingston community.

Utilities Kingston thanks all candidates that apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.