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  • 15 Nov 2019 10:00 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    The Cartier Regional Water Co-operative requires a 

    Water Treatment/Distribution Operator

    The Cartier Regional Water Co-op Inc. is seeking a full-time operator. Current vacancy at the Headingley Water Treatment Facility located in Headingley, MB.

    The CRWC strives to hire innovative, forward-thinking problem-solvers who excel at what they do. We are looking for an individual who is trustworthy, hard-working, ambitious and interested in learning in depth what it takes to be an exceptional Operator.

    Job Summary

    ·       Report to the CRWC Manager and Lead Operator

    ·       Assist in operation of modern Class III Ultra-filtration and Reverse Osmosis treatment systems, a Class II community and regional water distribution system and five satellite reservoirs linked by SCADA control

    ·       Conduct necessary daily water analysis to ensure Canadian drinking water quality guidelines and operational targets are met

    ·       Participate in the work schedule in effect including on-call and response to after hour call-outs as required

    ·       Able to work at other CRWC sites as directed

    Education Requirements

    ·       A minimum Grade 12 education is required. Two years of post-secondary education in a related field is beneficial and preferred

    ·       A Class III Water Treatment and a Class II Water Distribution certification is preferred. Applicants with a lower or no certificates will be welcomed, provided they can aggressively or eagerly work to obtain required certifications at a pace determined by the Manager

    Experience / Skills    

    ·       Mechanically inclined individuals experienced with tools and are willing to learn how to maintain, troubleshoot & repair water treatment equipment

    ·       Comfortable around loud equipment.

    ·       Strong willingness for continuous learning

    ·       Self-motivated and enthusiastic

    ·       Several years of operations experience in a Class II or higher water treatment facility would be an asset but not necessary

    ·       Directly related experience in operation of an Ultra-filtration/Reverse Osmosis process would be an asset but also not necessary

    ·       Excellent computer skills and familiarity with SCADA control and Microsoft Office programs are a definite asset

    ·       Excellent interpersonal skills to assist with public inquiries and work with other employees

    ·       Ability to work in a team manner or with a minimum of supervision or alone. Be available to respond to after-hours alarm call-outs

    ·       Possess a valid Class 5 Manitoba driver’s license and own transportation are a must

    ·       Knowledge and experience with WHMIS/GHS/TDG/SDS are an asset

    This description is not intended to limit the assignment of work or be construed as a complete list of the many duties to be performed by the successful candidate.

    Salary will be dependent upon qualifications and experience. Salary is competitive. A comprehensive Municipal benefits package is offered, including pension, insurance, and health care benefits after the probation period. Enhanced Police Information Check, Public Safety Verification and Driver’s Abstract will be required upon hire.

    Persons possessing the necessary skills and experience should submit a detailed resume including salary expectations and references to the Cartier Regional Water Co-op on or before 10:00 a.m., Friday, Nov 29th, 2019.

    Attention: CRWC Manager Danielle Vaillant

    Phone 204-832-2555

    E-mail: admin@crwc.ca

    Website: crwc.ca

    We thank all candidates for their interest; however only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


  • 21 Oct 2019 11:50 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Recruitment Details

    The City of Winnipeg is a vibrant and dynamic organization with many opportunities!

    We offer a diverse and welcoming work environment that delivers quality services to our citizens. 

    Intake Foreman

    Water and Waste Department

    Posting No:  118450

    Closing Date: November 4, 2019

    Job Profile

    Under the general direction of the Supervisor of Water Treatment Operations, the Intake Foreman is responsible for the supervision of staff and the day-to-day operation, maintenance, inspection and security of all Shoal Lake Intake facilities and grounds. The Intake Foreman makes operational process adjustments and arranges for required maintenance of Shoal Lake Intake facilities, equipment and systems. The Intake Foreman’s mandate includes the onsite monitoring, security and protection of the waters entering the aqueduct from the watershed source. 

    As the Intake Foreman you will:

    1.   Conduct regular inspections of Shoal Lake Intake facilities including the pump house, gate house, and chlorine building, and perform routine servicing and process adjustments, including flow changes and the operation of chemical feed equipment to maintain designated feed rates.

    2.   Plan, schedule and maintain records of work performed in the operation and maintenance of the Shoal Lake Intake facilities, equipment and systems using computerized work management system (CWMS) to improve service delivery.

    3.   Arrange pick-ups and delivery of personnel, supplies and vehicles to and from Shoal Lake Intake.

    4.   Inspect rail moving stock and equipment before and after usage.

    5.   Exercise diesel low lift pumping units, fire pumps and standby generator monthly.

    6.   Perform sodium hypochlorite tote connections to feed dosing equipment. Use all safety precautions when dealing with sodium hypochlorite, including the use of required Personal Protective Equipment.

    7.   Supervises staff located at Shoal Lake Intake and trains junior personnel in site operations and maintenance.

    8.   Instruct personnel on safe work practices, and standard operating procedures.

    9.   Responsible for the Safety and Health program at Shoal Lake Intake. Schedules, performs, and tracks safety talks with staff, work observations and workplace inspections.

    10. Maintain records and prepares reports of water conditions, chemical use and supplies, fuel consumption and weather station readings.

    11. Maintain proper inventory and records of tools, equipment, and materials.

    12. Participate in planning special operation and maintenance activities at Shoal Lake Intake, including Shoal Lake Aqueduct shutdowns.

    13. Develop, implement and maintain standard operating procedures for work activities.

    14. Implement best practices to maintain security at Shoal Lake Intake facilities at all times.

    15. Ensure compliance with Worker’s Compensation Legislation, Human Rights Legislation, safety regulations and safe work practices.

    16. Perform other related duties consistent with the classification, as assigned.

    17. Required to perform standby duties, and handle emergency call-out situations after hours and on weekends, as directed.

    Your education and qualifications include:

    1.   Grade 12 education or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

    2.   Three (3) years of directly related experience to the job duties and responsibilities of the position.

    3.   Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation equipment, metering devices, and chemical feed systems.

    4.   Successful completion of Levels 1 and 2 of the City of Winnipeg’s Foremanship course, or equivalent similar education.

    5.   Knowledge of highrails, track unit vehicles and powered mobile equipment including loaders, boats, utility vehicles, and mowers.

    6.   Experience instructing and supervising staff such as planning, organizing and directing work.

    7.   Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

    8.   Experience maintaining accurate records and preparing written reports.

    9.   Experience working with minimum supervision.

    10. Experience coaching and mentoring staff.

    11. Demonstrated ability using computer systems (e.g. CWMS, Word, Outlook & Excel) and the ability to learn new technology as required.

    12. Knowledge and understanding of the occupational hazards, safety precautions, regulations and procedures applicable to this position, including living a remote lifestyle for extended periods.

    13. Demonstrated ability to carry out all of the duties of junior classifications such as chemical handling, equipment operation, yard and equipment maintenance.

    14. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with employees at all levels of the organization, external contacts, and with neighbouring communities, in accordance with the Respectful Workplace Policy.

    Conditions of employment:

    1. A Police Information Check satisfactory to the employer will be required from the successful candidate, at their expense.
    2. Valid Class 2 Water Treatment Operator certification issued by the Province of Manitoba under The Environment Act.
    3. The successful applicant will be required to reside/relocate to the Intake, located on Indian Bay of Shoal Lake at the Manitoba/Ontario border.
    4. Must possess and maintain a valid Manitoba Class 5 Driver’s License.
    5. Must be physically capable of performing all of the duties of the position in all weather conditions, lifting up to 50 pounds, and be able to work in confined spaces.

    CORE COMPETENCIES for ALL EMPLOYEES OF THE CITY OF WINNIPEG:

    ·       Citizen & Customer Focus

    ·       Respecting Diversity

    ·       Ethics and Values

    ·       Integrity and Trust

    ·       Results Oriented

    How To Apply

    APPLY ONLINE, including all documentation listed below:

    1.  Current resume AND Application Form (Required). 
    2.  Cover letter.

    *Applications submitted without REQUIRED documentation will not be considered.*

    Notes

    Online applications can be submitted at http://www.winnipeg.ca/hr/. For instructions on how to apply and how to attach required documents please refer to our FAQ'sor contact 311.  The City of Winnipeg uses the Korn Ferry Leadership Architect Competency Model as part of the recruitment process.

    The salary range for this position is $2,495.20 bi-weekly.

    First consideration will be given to applicants of Indigenous descent, particularly applicants who are members of Shoal Lake 40. Indigenous descent is defined as Indigenous peoples recognized in the Canadian Constitution Act as First Nations, Metis, and Inuit.

    1.   Indian Bay is approximately 140 kilometers from Winnipeg, situated on the western extremity of Lake of the Woods, and accessible only by the Greater Winnipeg Water District Railway or by boat from Ontario. A residence is provided at the Intake for the successful applicant.

    2.   The successful applicant will be required to complete job specific training required for this position as directed.

    3.   The qualifications for this classification are in accordance with the certification requirements as outlined in the Water and Wastewater Facility Operators Regulations under The Environment Act.

    4.   The successful applicant will be required to provide a Notice of Driver’s Licence In Force document upon request.

    We have great benefits and competitive salaries, and we are committed to ongoing learning and career development!

    WE SEEK DIVERSITY IN OUR WORKPLACE. INDIGENOUS PERSONS, WOMEN, VISIBLE MINORITIES, AND PERSONS WITH A DISABILITY ARE ENCOURAGED TO SELF-DECLARE. 

    Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.  Requests for Reasonable Accommodation will be accepted during the hiring process.


  • 23 Sep 2019 3:43 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Wastewater Operator 

    Are you looking to grow your professional career in a rural community? Do you want to work for an innovative company that will invest in your potential? Welcome to HyLife; Canada’s leading pork producer. HyLife creates limitless opportunities for passionate professionals in a global business setting. Our growing company is searching for top talent to join our team in the role of Wastewater Operator located in the community of Neepawa.

    Your days will include:

    ·        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

    To succeed in this role you possess:

    • Preference will be given to: Related Post-Secondary education in Wastewater Treatment/Waste Water Collection, OIT, and Level 1 or greater.

    ·        College or University diploma/degree in a science or environmental related field

    ·        Valid driver license

    ·        Preference given for experience with QMS and predictive/preventative maintenance programs

    If you thrive on new experiences and want to be a part of a team with international reach, apply today at http://hylife.com/current-opportunities/.

    For more information about Neepawa: https://www.neepawa.ca/

    Your Future starts now!


  • 09 Sep 2019 3:15 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Water Treatment Operator Level 3

    Class 2 Certification

    To participate as part of a working team that operates a variety of equipment and machinery and performs the tasks required for the safe and efficient operations of the City’s water treatment operations. Assists the Class 4 and/or Class 3 Operators with operating the equipment that processes water to acceptable standards. Works towards achieving the certifications, qualifications and experience required to perform the tasks of the Class 4 Operator at the Water Treatment Facility.

    MANDATORY QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

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

    ·        Must hold and maintain a Class 5 Province of Manitoba driver’s licence;

    ·        A Class 2 Operator’s Certificate in Water Treatment as issued by Manitoba Conservation;

    ·        A Class 5 Power Engineering certification issued under the Power Engineer’s Act and regulation within twenty-four (24) months of appointment;

    ·        A Class 4 Power certification issued under the Power Engineer’s Act and regulation within forty-two (42) months of appointment;

    ·        Any additional certification required under Provincial guidelines and legislation;

    ·        Minimum three (3) years experience in a Water Treatment Facility;

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

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

    ·        Two (2) years’ post-secondary education in a related field

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

    Competition #190064

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

    Posting Date: Sept. 6, 2019

    Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 20, 2019.


    First consideration will be given to current City of Brandon CUPE employees.

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

    Rate of Pay:

    $27.15 – $33.29 per hour - 2018 rates.

    Position Conditions: This permanent, full-time opportunity of 40 hours per week will include evening & weekend shifts.  This position is posted and 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 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.

    Serving and Building Community!






  • 22 Aug 2019 4:27 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Meter Installer (temporary for approximately 6 months with a possible extension)

    The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life - all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

    Job summary

    Resumes are being accepted for the temporary position of Meter Installer within the Water Services Division. Reporting to the Supervisor of Distribution - Metering, the successful candidate will demonstrate high quality customer service and experience in all aspects of Water Meter Installation. The successful candidate will provide operational and technical support to the Lead Hand Distribution (Metering), the Supervisor of Distribution (Metering) and the Distribution Technician - Metering within the metering section of Water Services. The successful candidate will have a focus on team building, quality customer service and continuous improvement. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.

    Duties

    ·        Plan water metering piping and repair according to specification and Water Services requirements including measuring and cutting of pipe and fittings.

    ·        Assemble, install or secure metering piping, tubing, fittings and other items by mechanical assembly or by soldering methods.

    ·        Install, test, trouble shoot and repair all types of water meters and associated equipment including wiring and other fittings.

    ·        Represent the department on-site by providing high quality customer service ensuring customers understand work being done and their concerns are addressed.

    ·        Turn off or turn on water services which may include locating and excavating water shut off valves.

    ·        Provides non-operator assistance in support of distribution system work.

    ·        Completes and maintains all daily legislative and non-legislative records as they pertain to the Distribution (metering) system and related work including the accurate preparation of required documentation (electronic or otherwise) and completion of documents which may include numerical and textual information, time cards, logs and worksheets etc.

    ·        Schedule and plan and perform work in an efficient and safe manner in conjunction with other Water Services Staff and external customers in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Corporate and Water Services’ policies and procedures and others as required

    ·        Occasionally supports other Water Services Programs and initiatives as needed such as (but not limited to) the Lead Reduction Program or frozen services.

    ·        Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    ·        Experience related to the duties listed above, normally acquired through the completion of a Grade 12 Diploma and 1-2 years’ experience in the installation (including wiring and piping) of water meters Candidates with equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.  

    ·        Must possess an 800A meter installer’s certificate or equivalent.

    ·        A valid Class G drivers licence with a good driving record.   Successful candidates will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to their start date to confirm their license is held in good standing and that it has not been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) or Criminal Code of Canada in the last 5 years. The City of Guelph will take into consideration the number of demerit points and/or nature of the infractions to determine if it meets our requirements.

    ·        Knowledge and ability to work with small hand tools, propane torches and plumbing supplies including soldering and pipe cutting.

    ·        Knowledge of water distribution operations and Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change legislative and regulatory requirements.

    ·        Knowledge of basic plumbing principles.

    ·        Able to prioritize complex tasks.

    ·        Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and WHIMS.

    ·        Ability to work in physically demanding conditions including, digging, regularly lifting objects up to 25kg in weight, climbing ladders, entering pits and working in confined spaces.

    ·        Must be a team player with good interpersonal skills.

    ·        Excellent written and verbal communications skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, contractors, stakeholders and the general public.

    ·        Basic skills in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel) with the ability to use computers and other similar devices.

    ·        Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks in a demanding work environment.

    ·        Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with internal and external contacts in a courteous manner.

    Rate

    $28.31 per hour  

    How to apply

    Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Thursday September 5, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.

     

    Please visit the job posting listed on our careers page and click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow.

    The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

    Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.


  • 08 Aug 2019 3:03 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Village of Haines Junction

    Employment Opportunity

    Public Works Utility Maintenance Operator 2

    Haines Junction lies on the edge the vast and spectacular wilderness of Kluane National Park including the largest internationally protected area on earth and the planet’s largest non-polar ice fields. It is a community that offers a high quality of living with unparalleled recreational opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast. Located in the southwestern corner of the Yukon Territory, approximately 160 kilometers from Yukon’s capital city Whitehorse, Haines Junction and the surrounding area is home to roughly 900 residents, and we are looking for one more.

    The Village of Haines Junction invites applications for the permanent full time position of Public Works Utility Maintenance Operator 2. We offer a competitive benefits package and a positive and highly diverse working environment. This is a bargaining unit position within the local of Y042 (Yukon Employees union)  

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

    ·        Testing and calibrating; water, wastewater, instruments and controls for compliance and operation

    ·        Monitoring the performance and control of water and wastewater systems.

    ·        Operate, service and inspect plant equipment, pumps, lift stations, hydrants, and associated infrastructure.

    ·        Operate maintenance tools and heavy equipment including backhoe, excavator, wheel loader, dump truck, sewer flusher and snow removal equipment  

    ·        Perform preventative maintenance and ensure maintenance and plant records are accurate and up to date.

    ·        Develop and follow standard operating procedures for plant equipment and instrumentation.

    ·        Assist in routine and emergency repairs to water and wastewater distribution systems.

    ·        Complete water system certification training and continuing education requirements.

    ·        Play a key role in managing and completing large capital projects

    ·        Participate in rotational after hours and weekend on call/standby/overtime

    ·        Other duties may be assigned as required.

    Minimum Qualifications

    ·        Grade 12 or equivalent (G.E.D.)

    ·        Minimum 3 years’ experience in municipal water utility or an equivalent combination of education and experience

    ·        Completion of recognized water and wastewater program, with a level two or higher certification in the discipline of water treatment.

    ·        Valid Class 3 Yukon Motor Vehicle Operators Licence or equivalent, or wiliness to obtain. Must be able to provide driver’s abstract.

    ·        Ability to understand and operate SCADA systems

    ·        Able to meet the physical demands of the position, including outdoor work in inclement weather conditions.

    ·        Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

    ·        Ability to effectively use computer applications related to the position and duties.

    ·        Excellent interpersonal skills.

    ·        Excellent organizational skills

    ·        Ability to work alone under minimal supervision.

    ·        Valid first aid certificate or willingness to obtain

    Desired Qualifications

    ·        Thorough knowledge of the operation, maintenance and construction of water distribution systems.

    ·        Thorough knowledge of the operation, maintenance and construction of sewage collection systems.

    ·        Level two or higher qualification in water distribution, wastewater collection and wastewater treatment.

    ·        Ability to manage multiple tasks

    ·        Skilled trades experience and proven ability to troubleshoot considered a strong asset.

    ·        Experience in solid waste handling

    Special Skills

    ·        Good mechanical aptitude.

    ·        Training in confined space entrant/attendant, WHIMIS, TDG, Aerial platform, safety in bear country, fire extinguisher, fall protection, lock out/tag out and traffic control considered an asset.

    ·        Project management training

    ·        Physically fit, with handling objects up to 30kgs required routinely

    ·        Proven ability to supervise staff

    The starting wage for this position will be $32.74 – $35.90 per hour,
    depending upon experience and certifications.

    Please submit a cover letter, resumes and enquiries to:    

    Collin Kallio Public Works Lead Hand

    Email: leadhand@hainesjuction.ca

    Phone: 867-634-5322

    Fax 867-634-2008

    Village of Haines Junction

    Box 5339 Haines Junction, Yukon, Y0B 1L0

                   We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted. 

    This position will remain open until filled. 


  • 26 Jun 2019 4:31 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Rural Municipality of Woodlands

     

    The Rural Municipality of Woodlands invites applications for the position of Operations Manager.  This non-union position will report directly to the Chief Administrative Officer.  Hours of operation will be 40 hours per week plus attendance at various Committee and Council meetings as required.

    Education, Skills & Ability Required:

    -        Experience working in a Municipal environment.

    -        Must hold or be willing to obtain valid Water Treatment Level 2, Water Distribution Level 2 and Wastewater Collection Level 2

    -        Excellent oral and written communication skills.

    -        Excellent organizational and problem solving skills.

    -        Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and GIS computer system.

    -        Knowledge of various types of construction equipment and construction standards.

    -        Ability to review various plans and determine compliance.

    -        Ability to conduct and review surveys as required.

    -        Ability to manage several projects or issues simultaneously.

    -        Ability to work independently or in a team environment.

    -        Ability to deal with people in a tactful and diplomatic manner.

    -        Valid Class 5 driver’s license.

    -        Willingness to continuously further education and training.

    A full job description is available by contacting our office at (204)383-5679 or on our website at www.rmwoodlands.info

    Please send resume and salary expectations to:

    R.M. of Woodlands

    Box 10

    Woodlands, MB, R0C 3H0

    Attention: CAO

    or to cao@rmwoodlands.ca

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