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  • 20 Oct 2017 10:35 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)


    With the assistance of HMC Management Inc, the Town of Assiniboia, the regional hub of south central Saskatchewan with over 2400 people, is seeking a qualified Director of Operations to drive the vision of Council forward and lead their Operations Division.


    Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director is responsible for the overall planning, budget control, coordination and implementation of all activities and business affairs of the Transportation, Utilities, Waste Management, Parks and Open Spaces, Recreation Facilities and Planning and Development Engineering functions.


    With a Civil Engineering Technologist diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution and a minimum of five (5) years municipal management experience (equivalencies will be considered), proven organization   and time management skills plus being a recognized leader with your staff, you will be expected to play the primary role in establishing division policy and service standards and providing public works expertise and advise to Council.


    You should also possess skills in community planning and working with property developers plus be able to coordinate a structured civic buildings, grounds and recreation facilities maintenance management program that works.


    Certification as issued by the Saskatchewan Operator Certification Board, for the classification of Water Treatment 3, Water Distribution 2, Waste Water Collection 2 & Treatment 1, would be considered an asset.


    A detailed job description is also available upon request.


    In confidence, qualified candidates may electronically submit their resume, a covering letter, three work related references, and salary expectations to the following address by no later than November 17, 2017 at 4 pm to:


    RE: Town of Assiniboia, SK, Director of Operations Competition


    Inquires may be made to:

    Dean Yaremchuk, Senior Partner

    HMC Management Inc.



    Only those candidates selected to be interviewed will be contacted.

  • 03 Oct 2017 3:57 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Competition No.:   2017 - 25                                                     Hours of work:    40

    Close Date:              Until position filled                                    Remuneration:     $30.21 per hour

    Location:                  Water & Wastewater Facilities              (Rate stated is probation rate with full qualifications)

    Department:            Operations                                                  Duration:                Permanent Full Time



    Under the general direction of the Manager of Utilities, the Utility Operator is responsible for performing duties related to the operation, monitoring, repair and maintenance of all water and wastewater treatment facilities for the Corporation.  In order to meet compliance with Provincial Legislation, the Utility Operator is required to assume the role of Operator In Charge on a rotational basis with fellow Utility Operator staff or as directed by the Manager of Utilities.


    Core Competencies applicable to all positions within the City of Selkirk

    ·        Citizen and Public Focus

    ·        Communication

    ·        Teamwork and Ambassadorship

    ·        Integrity and Trust

    ·        Ethics and Values

    ·        Strategic Results Orientated

    ·        Decision Making and Judgment



    Job Duties

    ·        Ensure the operation of main equipment at the Water Treatment Plant (WTP) such as the Lime Slaker, Lime Feed Silo, Lime Sludge Dewatering System, Chlorine Disinfection System, CO2 Feed System, Gravity Filter System, Clarifier, Treated Water Reservoir, Clearwell, Programmable Logic Control (PLC) System, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) System, Polymer Feed System and Raw and Treated Water Pumping Systems.

    ·        Ensure the operation of main equipment at the Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) such as the, Automatic Bar Screen, Detritor, Surface Aerators, Clarifiers, Submersible Sludge Pumps, Grit Conveyor, Hydra Press and Storage Bin, U.V. Disinfection System, Decant Lagoon and Pumping Stations.

    ·        Ensure the operation (inspect, record, monitor and sample) of the Domestic Drinking Water Wells that are utilized for the supply of raw water to the City.

    ·        Ensure the operation of the six Sewage Lift Stations that are utilized for collection of wastewater in the City.

    ·        Ensure operation of the two Wet Retention Ponds and two Dry Retention Ponds including pumping stations.

    ·        To perform required tests, checks and sampling for monitoring of treatment processes, such tests are, but not limited to: daily free and total Chlorine tests; daily Turbidity tests; daily pH tests; daily maintenance management reports and notes; daily Calcium Carbonate and Calcium Bicarbonate tests; and bi-weekly Bacteriological sampling.

    ·        To maintain and update as required daily records of operation of treatment facilities, such records are, but not limited to: daily testing logs; daily equipment logs; daily RW intake and TW production; daily maintenance management reports and notes; bi-weekly microbiological sampling and testing; and weekly time and equipment sheets.

    ·        To operate small equipment and a variety of hand tools as related to treatment facilities.

    ·        To carry out general building and grounds maintenance at all water & wastewater facilities.

    ·        To respond within fifteen (15) minutes to an alarm from the SCADA system at the WTP Monitoring Station when on call, and be on a rotating emergency on-call shift from 5 p.m. to 8 a.m. during weekdays and 24 hours on weekends.  To assist the on-call personnel in an emergency situation if required.


    ·        To assist outside contractors when performing repairs at treatment facilities.

    ·        To perform routine checks, minor servicing, cleaning & basic maintenance of the equipment they are operating.

    ·        To inform the Manager and/or Mechanic of any required maintenance or safety problems with equipment they are operating, and to complete or assist in completion of repair/installation of City owned equipment/property.

    ·        To safely perform confined space entry procedures into facilities which are high risk areas such as the sewage lift stations, septage receiving station, STP chlorine contact chamber and wet wells for retention ponds.

    ·        To assist in shut downs and cleaning of lime clarifiers.

    ·        Provide support services within the City of Selkirk Emergency Plan in the event of an emergency as required.

    ·        Provide support and training to other employees within the department as required; to provide training and assistance to other municipal staff as required.

    ·        In the course of carrying out daily tasks, the incumbent must practice established safety rules and regulations for the protection of self, fellow employees, the public and property, or equipment operated, by being continuously aware of existing and new safety procedures of the department.

    ·        To perform other related duties as may be assigned


    Minimum Requirements

    Education, Knowledge and Experience:

    ·        Possess Certification in Level III Water Treatment Plant Operator License – Province of Manitoba (time requirement and pass exam)

    ·        Possess Certification in Level II Water Distribution Facility Operator License – Province of Manitoba (time requirement and pass exam)

    ·        Possess Certification in Level II Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator License – Province of Manitoba (time requirement and pass exam)

    ·        Possess Certification in Level II Wastewater Collection Facility Operator License – Province of Manitoba (time requirement and pass exam)

    ·        Must be capable of assuming the position of Operator in Charge as required under Provincial Legislation Mandatory Certification Process on an on-going rotational basis with fellow Utility Operators or as directed by the Manager of Water/Wastewater Treatment Facilities

    ·        A minimum of Four (4) years’ experience within a similar Water/Wastewater Treatment Facility operation in a municipal corporation

    ·        Grade 12 Education with courses in Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics & Electrical Theory

    ·        Possess a Valid Class 5 Manitoba Drivers Licence

    ·        Computer proficient and able to operate a desktop PC with a Windows environment

    ·        Experience and proficiency with the following software: Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel

    ·        Experience in the use of SCADA and PLC programs and equipment that the operator will have to utilize in the day-to-day running of the various facilities within the City of Selkirk

    ·        Ability to maintain records in written and computer based format, as well as good attention to detail

    ·        Experience in techniques of plumbing, mechanical, minor electrical and other generally accepted maintenance techniques

    ·        Experience in the operation of designated equipment and power tools

    ·        Possess Valid CPR/First Aid Certification

    ·        Must be able to work in confined spaces and possess certification in Confined Space Entry Training

    ·        Must be able to work at heights which may include ladders, scaffolding and to be able to climb the water tower when required

    ·        Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.  This includes the ability to understand written and verbal instructions

    ·        Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with employees at all levels of the organization, external contacts and the public, in accordance with the Respectful Workplace Policy

    ·        Knowledge and understanding of the occupational hazards, safety precautions, regulations and procedures that are applicable to the area of work

    ·        Demonstrated competence in safe work practices

    ·        Must be physical able to perform all the laboring aspects or other duties associated with the position


    This is a full time permanent unionized position advertised externally.  External applications will be accepted until the position is filled.   Interested individuals are to specify position being applied for, list how they meet the required qualifications and direct their application to:


    Human Resources, City of Selkirk, 200 Eaton Avenue, Selkirk, Manitoba R1A 0W6

    FAX #: 1-204-482-5448              Email:


    Thank you to all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.



    Water and Wastewater Facility Operators Regulation 209/2015 outline requirements to obtain Provincial operator certification for a Class 3 Water Treatment Facility and Class 2 Wastewater Treatment Facility.

  • 27 Sep 2017 4:13 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Position Title: Utility Maintenance Person

    Department: Public Works

    Reports To: Public Works Foreman or as Designated by the CAO




    1)      Operation and maintenance of the water treatment plant, wastewater lift stations, sewer collection systems, water main infrastructure and the sewage treatment plant.


    2)      Water meter readings as required.


    3)      Operates trucks of various sizes and weights in the loading, hauling and unloading of various equipment, materials and supplies.


    4)      Operates trucks and construction equipment, as well as labour required in the maintenance of hauling materials, ditching, culvert maintenance, storm drain maintenance and water break excavations.


    5)      Operates saws and other small equpment and tools required to maintain utility facilities, aqua-flo units, water meters and other public property.


    6)      Performs routine inspection and preventative maintenance on assigned equipment and refers defects or needed repairs to supervisor and cleans equipment including general maintenance of utility facilities.


    7)      Assists in repairs to trucks and equipment as required.


    8)      Performs all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.


    9)      Reponds to emergency call-outs when required.


    10)  Determines the location of gas, telephone, power, television, water and sewer lines from the appropriate sources prior to excavation.


    11)  Reporting of water/sewage treatment results, council and administration reports.


    12)  Performs other duties with the Public Works and Recreation departments as needed.


    13)  Duties added and removed as per the Chief Administrative Officer.




    1)      Experience and Qualifications:

    ·         The incumbent shall have knowledge of heavy equipment operation principles.

    ·         Working knowledge of the hazards and ability to observe safety precautions common to heavy equipment operations.

    ·         Working knowledge of the methods, materials and tools used in street, sidewalk and utility maintenance work.

    ·         Ability to understand and follow oral or written instructions.

    ·         Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

    ·         Ability to establish effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors and the public.

    ·         Ability to drive, operate a variety of equipment and perform heavy manual tasks under varying weather conditions.

    ·         A minimum Class 3 with Air Brakes endorsement Manitoba drivers’ licence.

    ·         Have Water and Wastewater Level 2 certifications, or a willingness to obtain.

    ·         A working knowledge of applicable Workplace Health & Safety is required. This knowledge would normally be acquired through experience with a municipal public works department or private construction or mechanical business and the completion of Grade 12. WHMIS training, Confined Spaces and first aid is required.


    2)      Accountability

    The incumbent, under the general direction of the Public Works Foreman, is responsible for implementing the functions of Public Works and utility departments including maintenance of equipment, vehicles, facilities and all public roads, streets and sidewalks.


    The incumbent is indirectly responsible for overseeing several seasonal employees.


    There is a responsibility for the care, maintenance and operation of complex equipment and a requirement to ensure that members of the crew follow safe work practices. Actions could result in a serious loss of time or resources to the Town.


    3)      Remuneration:

    $31.40/hr + $0.30/hr premimum for Wastewater I and II certification combined or existing rate + premium, whichever is greater.

    Job closing date:  October 18th, 2017

    Contact:  Ross Gilmore, CAO

    113 Elm Street, PO Box 40, Snow Lake, MB   R0B 1M0

    Phone: 204-358-2551 | Fax: 204-358-2112 | E-mail:

  • 18 Sep 2017 10:12 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

                                  Bipole 3 – Keewatinoow Converter Station

                                                  Water Treatment facility

                                   Level 2 water Treatment Plant Operator

                                      Job Description and Responsibilities

    Purpose of the position

    Under the direct supervision of the level 3 Operator, the level 2 Water Treatment Plant Operator is responsible for the day to day operations of the water treatment facility, to ensure that the residents of the camp have safe clean drinking water in accordance with Provincial and Municipal legislation policies and standards.

    The delivery of adequately treated drinking water is vital to the safety and health of camp residents and visitors, therefore the Level 2 Operator must report any part of the process that fails to operate correctly to the Level 3 operator.


    ·       Operate and maintain the influent raw water system

    ·       Operate and maintain the Conventional Treatment System and adjust chemical doses as needed

    ·       Operate and maintain the Reverse Osmosis System and adjust chemical doses as needed

    ·       Collect and prepare bacteriological samples for lab analysis in Winnipeg

    ·       Ensure there is always an adequate water supply in the distribution storage tanks at all times

    ·       Ensure there is always an adequate water supply in the fire suppression storage tanks at all times

    ·       Place orders for repair parts and equipment

    ·       Place orders for treatment chemicals and other essential supplies

    ·       Maintain accurate records of the daily  treatment process such as chlorine and turbidity readings

    ·       Keep accurate records for the equipment preventive maintenance program

    ·       Monitor the use and quantity of chemicals used in the treatment process


    The level 2 operator must be able to demonstrate skills in various areas such as:

    ·       Water sampling and testing techniques

    ·       Knowledge of chemical feed pumps and operations

    ·       Analytical and problem solving skills

    ·       The ability to communicate effectively both oral and written

    ·       Working knowledge of water treatment chemistry

    ·       Working knowledge of water treatment mathematical formulas

    ·       Advanced knowledge of fluid mechanics

    ·       Advanced knowledge of pipes ,valves and valve systems

    ·       The ability to effectively operate, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) and operator interface touch panels

     Minimum Qualifications

    The Level 2 operator shall have the following minimum qualifications:

    ·       Have a valid level 2 Province of Manitoba Water Treatment Plant Operators license

    ·       Have a minimum of 5 years ‘experience operating water treatment facilities

    ·       Have a valid Level 2 Province of Manitoba Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators license

    ·       Have a minimum of 2 years ‘experience operating a Wastewater Treatment Facility

    ·       Hold a valid Transportation of Dangerous Goods Certificate

    ·       Have a valid motor vehicle driver’s license

    Additional Requirements

    The Level 2 Operator must also be able to demonstrate skills in the following:

    ·       Follow all provincial and company safe work practices and procedures

    ·       Maintain good professional standards and conduct

    ·       Be respectful and demonstrate sound work ethics

    ·       Be aware of the company’s principals and core values

    ·       Shall be physically capable to perform the work

    It is a condition of this position that the incumbent continues professional development and strives to achieve a level 3 water treatment plant certification in a reasonable time frame as agreed upon by the General Manager.

    Work for Sodexo at Keewatinohk Lodge.  Keewatinohk Lodge is located 1 hours north of Gillam, MB, 21 days on and 10 day off 10 hours per day.  All transportation, accommodation and meals are provided. 

    Please feel free to contact me with any question that you may have.


    Jim Zareski

    General Manager

    Engineering & Construction Projects

    Energy & Resources North America


    Keewatinohk Lodge

    PO Box 40. Gillam, MB, Canad R0B 0L0

    Cell: 204 939 0533

  • 06 Sep 2017 2:00 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    City of Portage La Prairie

    Class 4 Water Pollution Control Facility Operator

    Posting # 2017-10

    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. Successful candidate must hold and maintain a Class 5 Province of Manitoba driver’s license.


    Applicant with 2 years post-secondary education in a related field may be considered on an under fill basis as per the guidelines established by the employer and the collective agreement.   For more information on the requirements needed to achieve a Province of MB Class 4 Certification please visit


    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 carry a pager during this operating shift. (Shifts may be changed due to operational requirements)Employees on standby duties must be able to report to work within thirty minutes period.


    SALARY: The rate of pay for this position ranges from $25.52 to $30.18 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 2017-10 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:         Website:


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



  • 01 Aug 2017 11:59 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Environmental Supervisor

    McCain Foods Canada –Carberry, MB

    All potatoes are not created equal. We should know- we’re McCain Foods; the world’s largest producer of frozen french fries and a leader in quality food products around the globe. In all we do, we strive to be the very best and maintain our commitment to quality, value and convenience. The same is true of our people. We seek only the best. If you are at the top of your game and share our sense of responsibility to the community, believe strongly in the values of honesty, integrity and fairness, and you seek a healthy environment in which to grow and succeed; you may be just the spud we’re looking for. Come grow with us.


    McCain Foods (Canada) has an immediate full time opening for an Environmental Supervisor at our Carberry, Manitoba Food Processing Plant.


    We offer competitive benefits and pension package with the opportunity for advancement within the McCain Global Network. McCain Foods is a 24 hour, 7 day a week facility, operating on various scheduled shifts, including days, nights, weekends and holidays.


    Please visit to apply for the above listed positions, using requisition # #30509. Only applications submitted on the website will be reviewed. We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • 07 Jun 2017 9:23 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Water/Wastewater Operator Level 3

    (1) Permanent Full Time

    The Town of Peace River is accepting applications for one (1) permanent, full-time Water/Wastewater Operator Level 3 accountable to the Water/Wastewater Operations Manager.

    The Water/Wastewater Operator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Town of Peace River water and wastewater systems. These systems include:

    • Regional Water Treatment Plant (WTP) operations, and Peace River Regional Airport water distribution plant operations;
    • Town of Peace River Water Distribution (WD) system including Peace River Regional Airport water distribution system up to and including the customers potable water meter.
    • Town of Peace River Wastewater Collection (WWC) system;
    • Town of Peace River Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) operations; and
    • Town of Peace River sewage drying beds and leachate pond system.


    The Water Treatment Plant and Wastewater Treatment Plant duties include maintenance, laboratory, and administration.  This position is considered a lead hand position and will supervise other staff on shift, and other duties as per request. This position shall perform all work in a safe and time efficient manner following all applicable codes, rules, regulations, and standards.


    The following are minimum requirements for this position:

    1. Grade 12 High School Diploma;
    2. Alberta Environment (AEP) unrestricted Level III Certificate in Water Treatment (WT) Plant Operations;
    3. Alberta Environment (AEP) unrestricted Level II Certificate in Water Distribution (WD);
    4. Alberta Environment (AEP) unrestricted Level II Certificate in Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWT) Operations;
    5. Alberta Environment (AEP) unrestricted Level II Certificate in Waste Water Collection (WWC);
    6. Valid Alberta Class 5 driver’s license; and
    7. Competence in operating computer systems, Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) and PLC systems.

    The following are desired and considered an asset to this position:

    1. College Certificate in Water and Wastewater Treatment, or a 2 year College Diploma in a related engineering or environmental program; and
    2. Valid Alberta Class 3 with Q endorsement driver’s license.


    Job descriptions are available upon request. This position is within the scope of C.U.P.E. Local 898 and as such, you will be required to adhere to the articles contained within the Collective Agreement.

    Wage:                                 $38.20 per hour as per CUPE Local 898 Collective Agreement

    Closing Date:                     Open until a suitable candidate is found.

    Schedule:                            10 days on 4 days off. On call required.


    Candidates are invited to submit their resumes to Competition # 17/015:

    Leanne Cottrell, Human Resources Coordinator

    Town of Peace River, Box 6600 Peace River, Alberta   T8S 1S4                                                                 

    Fax:  (780) 624-4664



    We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, however only those applicants who will be interviewed will be contacted.

  • 11 May 2017 1:55 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Make a difference everyday with the City of Estevan a vibrant and growing community in Southeast Saskatchewan, with excellent educational, medical and recreational facilities.  We have a strong business / industrial sector and are located only 10 minutes north of the U.S. border. The City of Estevan is searching for a talented member to join our team who wants to grow with the organization and community while supporting a customer first approach.

    Posting Number:                    13/17


    Position Title:                         Water/Wastewater Plant Superintendent


    Reports to:                              WTP Services Manager


    Business Division:                 Water/Wastewater Services


    Summary:                               Oversees daily operations of the Water/Wastewater Treatment Services and supervises all direct reports. 


    Length of Position:                 Temporary, Full Time, 1 year term with possibility of extension.



    • Works with and provides management and leadership for staff involved in water and wastewater treatment operations.
    • Ensure Plant QA/QC is maintained, advise and assist staff to make sure the requirements are met and ensure operation of the Water Treatment Plant and Wastewater Treatment Plant meets provincial guidelines.
    • Coordinates facilities maintenance and ensures facilities instrumentation is calibrated and programmed.
    • Oversees scheduling and reviews for Water/Wastewater Treatment Employees
    • Submit justifications for budget requests, and assist in controlling expenditures
    • Provide or coordinate staff training, working with employees to correct deficiencies
    • Participates in hiring, appraisals, promotions, demotions, transfer, suspension, or dismissal of staff.
    • Investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints
    • Maintain time, material and equipment use records; requisition supplies and materials. 
    • Complete work activities safely and monitor the performance of all work activities to ensure compliance with the City of Estevan Safety program.



       Diploma of Technology such as Water Resources Engineering Technology

     AScT or CET designation

    Water & Wastewater Treatment Certification – Class IV Water Treatment, Class III Wastewater Treatment and Class II Water Distribution

       Proficiency in Computer Software.

       Valid Class 5 Drivers License




      5 years of Municipal experience including three years of supervisory experience



    This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. The City of Estevan offers a competitive salary and an outstanding benefits package.


    For further information or to apply, please contact:

    Sheryl March

    Human Resource Generalist

    1102-4th Street

    Estevan, SK S4A 0W7

    Ph: (306) 634-1841

    Fax: (306) 634-9790

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