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  • 14 Dec 2018 1:30 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Employment Opportunity

    Water/Wastewater Operator (2 or 3)

     Columbia Valley (Invermere Area)

    The beautiful Columbia Valley lies within “The Valley of a Thousand Peaks”, located between the Rocky Mountains and the Purcell Mountain Range in British Columbia’s Kootenay-Rockies region. The region is home to several diverse communities, including the unincorporated communities within the Regional District of East Kootenay Areas F & G (Spillimacheen, Brisco, Wilmer, Panorama Mountain Village, Fairmont Hot Springs, Windermere and Edgewater); the municipalities of District of Invermere, Village of Radium Hot Springs and Village of Canal Flats; and the Akisqnuk and Shuswap First Nation communities. The region boasts unlimited year-round outdoor recreation including Nordic and downhill skiing, hiking, biking, kayaking, canoeing, golfing, boating, hunting, fishing, wildlife viewing, mountaineering, white-water rafting, snowmobiling, and bird watching.

    The Regional District of East Kootenay is looking for an experienced Water/Wastewater Operator (2 or 3) located out of our Columbia Valley Office, just minutes from Invermere. Supervised by the Senior Operator, the Water/Wastewater Operator is primarily responsible for operating and maintaining 6 water and 2 wastewater systems.

    Essential Qualifications:

    ·       Progressive experience (three to five years) maintaining water and wastewater utilities, preferably in a local government setting

    ·       Class II or III Water Treatment and Water Distribution Operator Certificates

    ·       Class II Wastewater Collection and Wastewater Treatment Operator Certificates

    ·       Possession of a Chlorine Handling Certificate

    ·       Valid British Columbia Driver’s Licence

    Key Skills & Abilities:

    ·       Thorough knowledge of the operation and maintenance of water and sewer systems and applicable government regulations.

    ·       Excellent communication and organizational skills.

    ·       Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and SCADA monitoring systems.

    ·       Ability to establish and maintain professional and effective working relationships with contractors, developers, applicable regulating agencies, staff, and the general public.

    The RDEK offers a great work environment and an attractive total compensation package, which includes a competitive salary, excellent benefits, a modified work week, learning opportunities and a provision for moving expenses.  This is a permanent, full-time Union position with a starting hourly rate (depending on qualifications and experience) of $31.62 – $34.76 and an increase to $33.20 - $36.49, after successful completion of a 6-month probationary period. 

    If you are interested in joining an organization with a reputation of being a great place to work, and you possess the necessary qualifications and experience, we invite you to submit a resume and cover letter, with references, no later than 4:30pm, Wednesday, January 23, 2019 to:

    Lori Engler, Human Resources Manager

    Email:  hr@rdek.bc.ca [MS Word format or PDF]

    Please quote:  Engineering - 16 

    Information on our organization and a complete job description are available on the RDEK website (www.rdek.bc.ca/careers).  We thank all who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


  • 11 Dec 2018 4:12 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Assistant Utility Operator

    Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie

    The Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Utility Operator.

    Under the direction of the Utility Operations Supervisor, the successful candidate will serve the Municipality by maintaining and operating water and sewer infrastructure and equipment. Standby and on-call duties to respond to after-hours emergencies is required.

    There is also a requirement to operate and maintain equipment and property in Oakville, MB.

    The successful candidate should possess the following qualifications:

    • Must possess and maintain a valid Class 5 Province of Manitoba driver’s licence;
    • Experience in operating light equipment and trucks with ability to learn heavy equipment operation;
    • Basic welding, plumbing, piping and mechanical skills would be an asset;
    • Possess or ability to gain through studies – Class 2 Water Distribution and Class 1 Wastewater Collection & Treatment Certification;
    • Physically capable of heavy lifting;
    • Completion of Grade Twelve or G.E.D. equivalent;
    • Requirement to maintain first aid and CPR Certification;
    • Good written and verbal communication skills;
    • Experience working with computer software applications such as Word and Excel;
    • A working knowledge of applicable Workplace Safety and Health and WHMIS training.

    The RM of Portage la Prairie offers a comprehensive benefits package and pension plan. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications with a current wage range from $16.26 to $28.05 per hour.

    Interested applicants are invited to forward their resume by 4:00 p.m. Thursday, January 3, 2019 to:

    “Assistant Utility Operator”

    R.M. of Portage la Prairie

    35 Tupper Street South

    Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 1W7

    Fax:  204-239-0069

    Email: info@rmofportage.ca

    The Municipality thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.


  • 04 Dec 2018 10:58 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Millwright

    Journeyperson – ICI 

    The Millwright position works as part of the Utility Maintenance journeyperson team that performs skilled maintenance work within the water and wastewater treatment facilities, lift and booster stations, lagoons, and groundwater wells.  If you have a thorough knowledge of the Millwright trade, are a creative problem solver who enjoys a challenge, and working in an innovative team environment, the City of Brandon is the place for you!

    MANDATORY QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

    ·       Grade 12, G.E.D., or Mature High School Diploma;

    ·       Inter-provincial (Red Seal) Journeyperson Millwright certification;

    ·       Hold a valid and subsisting Class 5 Province of Manitoba driver’s licence;

    ·       Must possess the ability to work in heights, confined spaces, and lift up to 50 lbs.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

    ·       Minimum three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in the Millwright trade;

    ·       Previous experience in the Millwright trade working in an industrial setting;

    ·       Previous experience operating forklifts, telehandlers, skid steers, and other motorized equipment.

    Competition # 180079

    Please apply with a cover letter and resume on-line at: http://jobbank.brandon.ca

    Posting Date: November 28, 2018

    Applications will be accepted until  

    11:59 p.m. on December 12, 2018.

    This opportunity is open to all applicants, however first consideration will be given to current City of Brandon CUPE employees.

    The selection process for this competition will include testing and an interview.

    The City of Brandon reserves the right to underfill this position.

    Rate of Pay:

    $35.22 per hour - 2018 rate.

    Position Conditions: This is a full-time, permanent position of 40 hours per week. This position will be offered in accordance with conditions identified in the Collective Agreement between the City of Brandon and CUPE Local 69.

    For complete position details and requirements see the Job Description on the City of Brandon website.

    The City of Brandon is committed to an inclusive, barrier free environment and will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Accessibility for Manitobans Act (AMA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.  We thank all applicants for their interest; only those advancing in the competition will be contacted.  If contacted to participate in the process, please advise if you require an accommodation.

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  • 01 Nov 2018 4:35 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Job Type: Full-time Permanent

    Hours of Work – This is a seven-day a week operation.  Employees work eighty (80) hours within a two-week period (including rotating weekends).  * The ability and willingness to accept Standby Time and/or respond to emergency call back or call out is also a requirement.

    Opening Date:  Thursday, November 01, 2018

    Closing Date: Screening will begin as early as Monday, November 19, 2018, however the posting will remain active until a suitable candidate is secured.

    Compensation: $19.14 – $29.42 depending upon qualifications/credentials

     

    Job Summary:  

    Reporting to the Utilities Supervisor, the Utilities Support Staff person; supports the general operation of the division, monitors and reports on division performance, performs basic equipment maintenance, conducts general building maintenance and performs other duties as assigned.

     

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Support the general operations of the Division by;
      • Providing routine inspections on equipment; motors, pumps, analyzers, wells and supply lines as required,
      • Investigating and correcting, and or seek support to correct operational issues,
      • Maintaining and updating procedural manuals,
      • Receiving transporting and managing chemicals,
      • Monitoring and responding to emergency alarms/calls,
      • Responding to citizen/customer inquiries,
      • Adhering to Workplace Safety & Health Standards and operational policies, procedures and processes.

    • Monitor and report on Division performance by;
      • Performing, or have performed by a third-party, lab tests on raw waste water and outfall,
      • Testing and recording daily chlorination residuals,
      • Ensuring test results and other pertinent data is recorded as per department procedures and protocols,
      • Creating reports (daily, weekly, monthly, annually, and/or as required).

    • Perform basic equipment maintenance by;
      • Conducting routine visual inspections prior to use,
      • Cleaning, lubricating, and replacing basic parts as required,
      • Ordering, or requesting the ordering of required replacement parts,
      • Performing basic equipment repairs,
      • Recommending to the supervisor the need to replace and or upgrade equipment.

    • Conducts general building maintenance by;
      • Conducting routine cleaning as per procedures,
      • Responding to building issues that arise in a timely manner and with a concern for safety,
      • Ordering, or ensuring the ordering of necessary cleaning supplies.

    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Credentials and Experience:

    • Completed Grade 12, GED, or the equivalent.
    • One or more of the following certificates would be considered an asset;
      • Waste Treatment I
      • Waste Treatment II
      • Waste Collection II
      • Water Distribution II
    • Post-secondary education in a mechanical, engineering, applied science or related field considered an asset.
    • Valid Province of Manitoba driver’s class five (5) license,
    • Experience in basic maintenance of equipment (motors, pumps, analyzers and other technical instruments).
    • WHMIS Certification, or the ability to attain.
    • Experience in in sewer and water installation and maintenance, and or experience in municipal government considered an asset.

    Core Skills Knowledge and Abilities:

    • Knowledge in the safe use, operation and preventative maintenance of  equipment associated with waste water, and water services,
    • Demonstrated ability to adhere to Workplace Safety and Health legislation and regulations.
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with citizens/customers in a respectful manner.
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as an effective member of a team; establishing and maintain positive working relationships.
    • Ability to read and interpret mechanical diagrams and or building plans.
    • Strong verbal communication skills.

    Working Conditions/Physical Demands

    ·      Work requiring the exertion of up to 50 pounds of force constantly to move objects,

    ·      Work requires climbing, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pulling, lifting, and grasping,

    ·      Work in confined spaces, at depths of 25 feet,

    ·      Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word,

    ·      Hearing is required for operation of machines, and operation of motor vehicles or equipment,

    ·      Ability to work inside and outside regardless of environmental conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, rain/snow and noise.

     

    Submit resume and cover letter in confidence;

    ·         By mail or in person in a sealed envelope marked APPLICATION – UTILITIES SUPPORT STAFF - OPERATIONS, Attention Rhonda Tone, R.M. of East St. Paul, Unit #1 – 3021 Bird’s Hill Road, East St. Paul, Mb. R2E-1A7

    ·         By email to: human.resources@eaststpaul.com

    For more information, please contact;

    Rhonda Tone, CPHR (204) 594-4403, Rural Municipality of East St. Paul

    HR Consultant, human.resources@eaststpaul.com

     

    The R.M of East St. Paul wishes to thank all candidates for their interest in this position, however, only those individuals considered for an interview will be contacted.

  • 04 Sep 2018 2:27 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    City of Portage La Prairie

    Class 4 Water Treatment Operator (Term position)

    Posting # 2018-13

     

    Under the direction of the Water Treatment Supervisor, the operator ensures the safe and effective monitoring and operations of processes and equipment for the water treatment division and acts as operator in charge as required.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:  The City of Portage la Prairie is a Class IV facility and a Class 4 Certificate in Water Treatment is required. Each level of certification requires a specific exam, level of education, operating experience and DRC time. The successful candidate must hold and maintain a Class 5 Province of Manitoba driver’s license.  This position requires operators to work at heights and in confined spaces.


    Criteria needed to obtain a Class 4 Certificate in Water Treatment:

    * Grade 12

    * 4 years post-secondary education in a science related field

    * 4 years operating experience with 2 year of DRC time (Direct responsible charge)

    * Passed all certification exams (Class 1 to Class 4)

     

    Applicants with a minimum 2 years post-secondary education in a related field may be considered on an under-fill basis.  Required Certifications to be obtained within specific time frame as per the guidelines outlined in the collective agreement.

     

    For more information on the requirements needed to achieve a 

    Province of MB Class 4 Certification please visit http://www.gov.mb.ca/conservation/eal/certification/info_cert.

     

    HOURS OF WORK: 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, 1 hour for lunch, Monday to Friday.  Required to work one weekend per month and be on standby one week a month. (Shifts may be changed due to operational requirements). Employees on standby duties are required to carry a pager must be able to report to work within thirty minutes period.

     

    SALARY: The rate of pay for this position ranges from $24.14 to $32.89 per hour dependant on education, experience and qualifications.  

                 

    This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Please forward applications with the competition number 2018-13 to Human Resources Office, City of Portage la Prairie, 97 Saskatchewan Ave East, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 0L8, FAX (204) 239-1532.

    Email Address: hr@city-plap.com.         Website: www.city.portage-la-prairie.mb.ca

     

    We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.


  • 23 Aug 2018 11:02 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Industrial Wastewater Treatment

    Operator – Winnipeg, MB 

    Industrial Wastewater Operator

    Aureus Solutions is seeking an Industrial Wastewater Operator to join our growing and dynamic team. This position is based in Winnipeg, MB and will report to our Water and Wastewater Operations Manager. The typical shift is Monday-Friday at 35 hrs/week. On-call and off-hours support may be required. Salary range is based on experience, ranging from $25-$35/hr. Additional bonuses will be available for on-call and off-hours response. Company health and dental benefits are available.

     

    About Aureus

    Founded in 2005, we work with clients throughout the world to better manage their environmental, water and wastewater responsibilities and risks. Our unique blend of technical and practical experience, gained through a variety of markets, regions and clients (both large and small) allows us to provide custom solutions to our client’s unique challenges by applying tested best practices and lessons learned. Our approach focuses on empowering/improving a clients existing resources to help ensure solutions are understood, accepted, implemented and maintained. We pride ourselves in being responsive and considerate to our client’s unique needs and challenges.

     

    Responsibilities and day-to-day functions:

    ·       Perform daily operations and maintenance in accordance performance needs and municipal requirements

    ·       Monitor and report on plant performance

    ·       Identify and take corrective actions to operating problems in the treatment plant

    ·       Manage contractors

    ·       Light maintenance on instrumentation, pumps and equipment

    ·       Other duties as assigned

     

    Qualifications:

    ·       Completion of Grade 12 Diploma; or GED

    ·       Provincial licencing is not required, however, a preference will be given to: Related Post-Secondary education in Wastewater Treatment/Wastewater Collection, or applicable provincial certification(s) in this field

    ·       Valid driver license

    ·       Excellent communication skills, both written and orally

    ·       Proficient in MS Office and an ability to adapt to other software applications

    ·       Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently as the need requires

    ·       Availability to be on-call work and respond to alarms

    ·       Ability to function in a team environment and with off-site supervision

     

    Training opportunities and career growth will be provided for the right candidate. This role may include short-term travel within MB and northern Ontario.

     

    Please address any questions and/or applications to info@aursi.ca

  • 21 Aug 2018 10:54 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Under the direction of the Water Pollution Control Facility Supervisor, the operator ensures the safe and effective monitoring and operation of the wastewater treatment processes and equipment, and acts as Operator in Charge as required. 

    QUALIFICATIONS:  The City of Portage la Prairie is a Class IV facility and a Class 4 Certificate in Wastewater Treatment is required, in addition to a Class 2 Certificate in Wastewater Collections.  Each level of certification requires a specific exam, level of education, operating experience and DRC time. The successful candidate must hold and maintain a Class 5 Province of Manitoba driver’s license.  This position requires operators to work at heights and in confined spaces.

      Criteria needed to obtain a Class 4 Certificate in Wastewater Treatment:

    * Grade 12

    * 4 years post-secondary education in a science related field

    * 4 years operating experience with 2 year of DRC time (Direct responsible charge)

    * Passed all certification exams (Class 1 to Class 4)

     

    Applicants with a minimum 2 years post-secondary education in a related field may be considered on an under-fill basis.  Required Certifications to be obtained within specific time frame as per the guidelines outlined in the collective agreement.

     

    For more information on the requirements needed to achieve a Province of MB Class 4 Certification please visit http://www.gov.mb.ca/conservation/eal/certification/info_cert.

     

    HOURS OF WORK: 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, 1 hour for lunch, Monday to Friday.  Required to work one weekend per month and be on standby one week a month. (Shifts may be changed due to operational requirements). Employees on standby duties are required to carry a pager must be able to report to work within thirty minutes period.

     

    SALARY: The rate of pay for this position ranges from $23.50 to $32.89 per hour dependant on education, experience and qualifications.  

                   

    This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Please forward applications with the competition number 2018-12 to Human Resources Office, City of Portage la Prairie, 97 Saskatchewan Ave East, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 0L8, FAX (204) 239-1532.

    Email Address: hr@city-plap.com.          Website: www.city.portage-la-prairie.mb.ca

     

    We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.


  • 05 Apr 2018 8:53 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Entry Level Wastewater Operator – 12 Month Term

    Freezerco, a division of the HyLife organization, is seeking an Entry Level Wastewater Operator to join the team. This position is based at the R3 Innovations Industrial Wastewater treatment facility in the vibrant community of Neepawa, Manitoba which has a reputation for its beauty and high quality of life. To sustain its position as a premier supplier of quality food products HyLife strives to employ talented and motivated people who are capable of reaching the cutting edge of their discipline.

     

    This position will include the following responsibilities and day-to-day functions:

    ·       Report on plant performance

    ·       Assist in daily operations in accordance with provincial legislation

    ·       Complete lab testing and sampling

    ·       Light maintenance on pumps and equipment

    ·       Other duties as assigned

     

    The successful candidate should possess the following qualifications:

    ·       Completion of Grade 12 Diploma; or GED

    • Preference will be given to: Related Post-Secondary education in Wastewater Treatment/Waste Water Collection, OIT, and Level 1 or greater
    • Valid driver license
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and orally
    • Proficient in MS Office and an ability to adapt to other software applications
    • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently as the need requires
    • Must be available for day or evening shifts
    • Strong focus on food safety and workplace safety

    Opportunities and training to obtain certification will be provided for the right candidate.

     

    HyLife has been recognized as a Platinum Member of Canada’s Best-Managed Companies.

    If you have the qualifications and the passion to meet this challenge then we would like to explore your potential. Please apply online at http://hylife.com/current-opportunities/

     

    Freezerco is a wholly owned subsidiary of HyLife

    Applicants who are not currently eligible to work in Canada will not be considered for this position.

    We thank all applicants, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

     

                                                                             


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