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Service Area Environmental & Engineering/Wastewater Treatment
File # S-04-13E
Posting Closed Date 2/25/2013
Position Title Student - Field Survey
Employee Group CUPE Local 101
Summary of Duties
Reporting to the Environmental Services Engineer, duties will be spent in the Field collecting river and storm sewer samples, updating the sewage pumping station report, sampling for mosquito larvae at sewage treatment plants and storm water retention facilities, etc., as well as in the office analyzing samples and preparing Benthic, Storm Sewer, Mosquito, pumping station Reports as required. Benthic reports are posted on the City website.

Work Performed:

  • Sample and analyse river water for Benthic studies and update reports.
  • Sample catch basins and tanks at sewage treatment plants for mosquito lavrae.
  • Update pumping station report
  • Draft reports using word and excel programs.
  • May work on producing a video on sewage issues.
  • May be required to provide back-up and assistance for Laboratory staff.


Note: Safety shoes are required in the Laboratory and are the individual's responsibility. Other required equipment is provided.

Qualifications Currently enrolled full-time in an Environmental Technology Co-op Diploma Program at a recognized college where this term of employment would be a viable Co-op placement OR at a recognized Canadian university specializing in environmental engineering or science and returning to school full-time in September 2013.
Compensation Range $14.67 per hour
Other Information
Please note:  This is a full-time temporary position from May to August 2013.
Important Instructions
Please upload your transcripts with your application (under Documents Section) as well as two letters of reference.
Note: The successful candidate will be required to provide the following documentation prior to being hired:
  1. Basic Criminal Record Search (completed within 6 months of application date) – please refer to the London Police website for information on obtaining this search:  Police Records Check
  2. Documentation confirming the applicant is enrolled in a recognized Community College program OR enrolled full-time at a recognized Canadian University speciailizing in environmental engineering or science and returning to school full-time in September 2013.
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