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  • 28 Jul 2020 9:25 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

    Town of Gillam

    Water Works Operator

    Full time permanent

    CIRCULAR:  #2020-07- INTERNAL/EXTERNAL

    DUTIES:

    •        Performs operational duties such as Monitoring Meters, collecting Samples, controlling and adjusting chemicals levels
    •        Performs and records laboratory tests to monitor treatment processes
    • Assists with maintenance and repairs on equipment such as DAF units, saturators, motors, pumps, sand filters, UV bulbs and ballasts, sequencing batch reactors, waste wagon, grit removal
    •         Performs maintenance and repairs on distribution and collection systems
    •         Cleans and maintains treatment facilities and associated areas
    •         Unloads and stocks chemicals and other materials received
    • Follow all Town policies, procedures and applicable Provincial and/or Federal

    statutes and regulations.

    • Operate and maintain simple power tools, hand tools and equipment.
    • Assist other employees as directed.
    • Assist in training new/other employees.
    • Work with other employees as a team.

    ·        Other duties as assigned.

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

    ·        Indoor and outdoor.

    ·        Lifting 50 lbs

    ·        Handling chemical drums

    ·        40 hour work week.

    ·        Overtime and on-call shifts are required.

    REQUIREMENTS/COMPETENCIES:

    ·        Certified Water Treatment Plant Operator Class 3

    ·        Certified Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator Class 2

    ·        Certified Collections Operator Class 1

    ·        Certified Distribution Operator Class 1

    ·        Minimum 18 years of age.

    ·        Valid Class 5 Manitoba Driver’s License.

    ·        Physically capable of performing all duties of the position.

    ·        Excellent communication skills, oral and written.

    ·        Able to work with minimum supervision.

    WAGE RATE and BENEFITS(as per current IBEW contract):

    • $27.00 – 30.86  per hour
    • Housing provided (rent and utilities approx. $70 bi-weekly)
    • Northern Living Allowance $150-$275 bi-weekly
    • Full benefits (dental, prescriptions, etc.)
    • Full pension
    • 3 week vacation after one year service – 4wk/2yr service, 5wk/3yr service, 6wk/4yr service, 7wk/15yr service
    • 500 hour replenishable bank time
    • Northern trips (up to 3 trips paid to fly or drive south to Winnipeg)
    • Medical trips (paid trips to see medical specialist as required)
    • Overtime is Double time pay/bank
    • Cell phone allowance
    • Work vehicle provided

    APPLICATION DEADLINE:

    • August 31, 2020

    APPLICATIONS AND INQUIRIES TO BE DIRECTED TO:

    Jesse Taylor, Water Works Manager

    jtaylor@townofgillam.com

    1(204) 871-4500 cell

    1(204) 652-3150 office


  • 27 Jul 2020 8:54 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    MANITOBA HOUSING

    Certified Wastewater Operator

    Manitoba Housing is looking for a Certified Wastewater Operator, to perform various duties on an as needed basis at the Lagoon located in St. Laurent, MB.  To ensure compliance with The Environment Act, the successful candidate must be able to provide proof of the qualification listed below.

    QUALIFICATION

    •         Manitoba Water and Wastewater Facility Operators Certification

    DUTIES

    In accordance with Environment Act License No. 744R, the following sampling(s) must be completed bi-annually in spring and fall, prior to discharging of the lagoon.

    •        Discharge of Lagoon
    •      Consult with Manitoba Conservation regarding test results
    •      Make adjustments to the lagoon based on test results for compliance with The Environment Act in relation to discharge of the lagoon
    •        Document results and provide reports
    •        Collect and deliver samples to ALS Labs in Winnipeg

    Sampling for the following parameters must be undertaken and submitted for analysis:

    •        BOD (Biochemical Oxygen Demand – 5 day)
    •       Fecal Coliform Bacteria
    •        Total Suspended Solids
    •         Total Phosphorus
    •        Un-ionized Ammonia content

    For additional information, please contact:

    Laureen Carriere

    Property Manager

    204-870-0475

    APPLY TO:

    Manitoba Housing

    B18-25 Tupper Street N

    Portage la Prairie MB  R1N 3K1

    Or by email to: Laureen.Carriere@gov.mb.ca


  • 16 Jul 2020 11:01 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    THE RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF ROCKWOOD

    UTILITY OPERATOR

    FULL-TIME

    The Rural Municipality of Rockwood’s utility jurisdictions are Stony Mountain, Balmoral, Gunton and a portion of Grosse Isle.

    Under direction of the Utility Manager, the Full-Time Utility Operator will assist in the operation of modern Class II Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment system, Class II Water Distribution Systems, Class II Wastewater Treatment Facility, and Class II Wastewater Collection System.  The Full-Time Utility Operator is expected to conduct necessary daily water analysis to ensure Canadian drinking water quality guidelines are met, and to participate in the work schedule in effect as established by the Utility Manager.  The Full-time Operator will participate in a rotating shift which includes on call, call outs and weekends.

    The successful candidate must possess the following:

    ·        Directly related experience in operation of a Reverse Osmosis process would be an asset

    ·        Demonstrated ability to apply knowledge of the principles and concepts of water treatment

    ·        Excellent computer skills and familiarity with SCADA control, Microsoft Word and Excel are a definite asset

    ·        Ability to work with a minimum of supervision or alone

    ·        Ability to work with the public, employees, office staff and external stakeholders

    ·        Class II in Water Treatment, or willing to obtain

    ·        Class II in Water Distribution, or willing to obtain

    ·        Class II in Wastewater Collection, or willing to obtain

    ·        Class II in Wastewater Treatment, or willing to obtain

    Duties to commence as soon as possible.

    Applicants who do not meet the above qualifications will be welcomed, providing they are willing to obtain certification in the future.

    Salary shall commensurate with experience.

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and a complete resume outlining education, experience, and three references, and should be submitted in a sealed envelope marked:

    Application Full-Time Utility Operator” on the outside and mailed or delivered to the Attention of Alan Schick, Utility Manager, The Rural Municipality of Rockwood, Box 902, 285 Main Street, Stonewall MB R0C 2Z0, or via Email: info@rockwood.ca or Fax:  204-467-5329.

    The deadline for application submissions is Friday, August 14, 2020.

    For further information on this position, please contact Alan Schick, Utility Manager 204-467-2272.

    The Rural Municipality of Rockwood would like to thank all the applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


  • 07 Jul 2020 3:35 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    FOREMAN - The Town of Langenburg

    The Town of Langenburg invites applications for the position of Public Works Foreman.  Reporting to the Administrator, this person is responsible for the planning and operation of the Public Works department including water and sewer, streets and roads, solid waste disposal, and other Town services.  This is a full-time permanent position encompassing a 40-hour work week.  On-call work may be required.  Training and professional development is offered to the right candidate.

    This position requires:

    ·        Level 2 Water Treatment Certificate

    ·        Level 1 Water Distribution Certificate

    ·        Level 1 Wastewater Treatment and Collection

    ·        (or prepared to obtain the certification on the above)

    ·        A valid driver’s license

    ·        Heavy equipment operating and maintenance experience

    ·        Experience with welding, plumbing, carpentry and mechanical repair

    ·        Team player with demonstrated leadership and human resource management skills

    ·        Proficient in information technology and applications (Computer, GPS, smartphones)

    ·        Familiarity and compliance with Occupational Health & Safety legislation and practices

    ·        Motivated to pursue professional development opportunities for self and staff

    ·        Effective public communication skills and ethics. 

    For the complete employment opportunity posting, please visit langenburg.ca  or http://langenburg.ca/Home/DownloadDocument?docId=02f0dceb-5e92-4111-9ce9-d1cda0db4172 

    Interested individuals are invited to submit a resume including a cover letter and three (3) references, indicating expected salary and date of availability, to Glenda Lemcke, CAO Town of Langenburg, Box 400 Langenburg SK, Fax 306-743-2723 or email langenburgt@sasktel.net Applications will remain open until a suitable applicant is found. 

  • 07 Jul 2020 10:51 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    THE TOWN OF WINNIPEG BEACH

    UTILITY OPERATOR

    The Town owns and operates a water and wastewater utility consisting of a water treatment plant, water distribution system, wastewater treatment lagoon system, and a wastewater collection system. The Utility serves 1,735 customers (as at February 2018) consisting of 115 metered water and wastewater customers and 1,620 unmetered wastewater only customers. The Utility does not service any customers outside the Town boundaries.

    The utility operator will be in charge of the following systems and must possess the following certifications:

    Class 1 water treatment

    Small system water distribution

    Class 1 wastewater collection

    Class 2 wastewater treatment 

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Providing routine inspections on equipment; motors, pumps, analyzers, wells and supply lines as required,
    • Ensure Town of Winnipeg Beach Environment Act Licence is adhered to
    • Investigating and correcting, and or seek support to correct operational issues,
    • Quarterly water meter readings
    • Maintaining and updating procedural manuals,
    • Receiving transporting and managing chemicals,
    • Monitoring and responding to emergency alarms/calls,
    • Responding to resident/customer inquiries,

    o   Adhering to Workplace Safety & Health Standards and operational policies, procedures and processes.

    o   Performing, or have performed by a third-party, lab tests on water and waste water samples,

    o   Testing and recording daily chlorination residuals,

    • Ensuring test results and other pertinent data is recorded as per department procedures and protocols,

    o   Creating reports (daily, weekly, monthly, annually, and/or as required).

    • Ordering, or requesting the ordering of required replacement parts,

    o   Performing basic equipment repairs,

    o   Recommending to the Council the need to replace and or upgrade equipment.

    • Responding to issues that arise in a timely manner and with a concern for safety,
    • All other duties related to the utility

    The Town is interested in pursuing any of the following options in order to secure a utility operator.

    •     Contracting or employing an operator
    •    Contracting with another municipality or organization
    •     Sharing an operator/operators with another municipality or organization

    Duties are to commence as soon as possible.

    This position will remain open until filled

    Please submit resumes or proposals to:

    Doreen Steg, CAO

    Town of Winnipeg Beach

    Box 160

    Winnipeg Beach, MB   R0C 3G0

    e-mail:  cao@winnipegbeach.ca


  • 24 Jun 2020 2:09 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

    UTILITIES SUPPORT PERSON

    UTILITIES DEPARTMENT - R.M of East St. Paul

    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.  The ability to work weekends and holidays as required.

    Opening Date:  June 24, 2020

    Closing Date: The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is secured.  However, screening may begin as early as Monday, July 13, 2020.   

    Compensation: $19.90 – $30.61 (dependent upon qualifications/credentials)

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

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Support the general operations of the department 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 resident/customer inquiries,
      • Adhering to Workplace Safety & Health Standards and operational policies, procedures and processes.
    • Monitor and report on department performance by;
      • Performing, or have performed by a third-party, lab tests on water and waste water samples,
      • 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.

    Special Requirements

    Ability and willingness to accept Standby Time as required and/or respond to emergency call back or call out as required. The ability to work weekend and holidays as required.

    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 residents/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.

    Credentials and Experience:

    ·                  Completed Grade 12, GED, or the equivalent.

    ·                  One or more of the following certificates would be considered an asset;

    • Water 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.

    Working Conditions and 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.




  • 29 May 2020 2:10 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Employment Opportunity - Public Works Maintenance Person/Utilities

    Reporting to the Transportation and Utilities Manager, the key areas of responsibility will include maintaining the Town of Snow Lake Water and Wastewater Plant and equipment as well as other duties as assigned. This position is a unionized position with The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 2034 at the hourly wage of $32.19.

    The ideal candidate will be highly organized, innovative, and able to handle changing priorities. The ideal candidate will also have certification in Water and Wastewater Courses to be a certified operator under The Environment Act; however, the Town of Snow Lake is willing to offer training to the successful applicant if required.  

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    – Daily operations in the Town's Water Treatment Plant

    – Daily operations in the Town's Wastewater Treatment Plant

    – Preparation of various forms and applications as required

    – Respond to emergency call-outs and alarms

    – Water meter readings and water main shut off installation as required

    – Thorough knowledge and understanding of the Manitoba Workplace Safety & Health Act

    – Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications:

    – A minimum of a grade 12 highschool education or a grade 12 GED

    – Basic ability with Email, MS Word and MS Excel

    – Possession of a valid Class 3A Manitoba Drivers License

    – Hold or willing to obtain a Class II in Water Certification and a Class III in Wastewater Certification

    – Equivilancies will be considered, and the Town of Snow Lake would be willing to train the right candidate

    Please submit a cover letter and resume including three references to the following:           

    Town of Snow Lake

                            Box 40, Snow Lake, MB  R0B 1M0

                            E-mail: snowlake@mts.net

                            Fax: 204-358-2112

    The position will remain open until filled.


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