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  • 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.

  • 31 Jul 2017 9:07 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Operator III
    Clean water and reliable electricity are at the heart of what we do. We proudly keep the lights on and the water flowing in over 100 communities across North America. With a rich 125-year history, EPCOR has ambitions to be one of North America’s premier providers of essential services, and we have the top employer and sustainability awards to prove it. If you’re looking for new opportunities, people who care and work that matters, apply today to find a career where you matter more. Check out to find out more. 
    With over 100 years of experience, EPCOR Water Canada works with industry, municipalities and communities to design, build, finance and operate water and wastewater treatment plants, distribution and collection systems. We serve more than 85 communities and industrial sites in B.C., Alberta and Saskatchewan, making sure that the water exceeds public health, environmental and industrial requirements.
    Brief Posting Description:
     EPCOR Water Services is currently looking to fill one (1) full-time permanent Operator III position based at the Wastewater Treatment Plant in Regina, SK.
    The Operator III is accountable for performing high level Operations functions at the Regina Wastewater Treatment Plant. This includes both ensuring water quality exceeds requirements and achieving the required outlook and shift planning.
     Detailed Description:
     Reporting to the Operations Manager or designate, the Operator III is accountable for, but not limited to:
    • Directing operators on the crew and monitoring plant performance and equipment. • Implementing best operational practices within the operations team. • Providing input to the Operations business plans and directions.  • Performing operator duties and recording quality operational records. • Making decisions regarding plant isolations, plant operations, and performance to meet or exceed conditions of the Contract requirements and the Regulatory Requirements. • Performing field tests for troubleshooting and implementing process improvements. • Reviewing computerized operating and laboratory data. • Performing Lead Hand duties and responsibilities when the Lead Hand is not available. • Working with the Maintenance team to ensure that the Plant is maintained properly. • Ensuring working procedures are performed in compliance with Company safety standards and ISO 14001 standards. • The incumbent will be part of an On-Call rotation, which will result in after-hours callouts. • Other duties as required.
    Job Requirements:
     The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
    • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent is required. • Must possess a minimum valid Level III Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate. (If the incumbent does not possess a Level III, it is required that a Level III be obtained within a year of the date of hire.)

     • 5+ years of previous experience in a wastewater treatment plant required. • Must have a valid Class 3A driver’s license or able to obtain a Class 3A driver’s license within 3 months of date of hire. (With 6 demerits or less). A Driver Abstract will be required. • Shift Work is required. • Must have a 5th class boilerman (Fireman’s) certificate or be able to obtain one within 1 year of the date of hire. • Demonstrated proficiency in applicable computer process software applications, including • Microsoft Office Suite. • Previous experience with asset management software and SCADA control systems will be considered an asset. • Working understanding of biological systems and Wastewater Plant Operations. • Able to meet the physical demands of the position. Clearance on pre-placement medical and drug and alcohol testing will be required. Clearance on a security background check is required. • The successful candidate must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
    The ideal candidate for this position will demonstrate excellent leadership and customer service skills in order to ensure client satisfaction and maintain positive relationships with both internal & external stakeholders. The candidate's customer service orientation will be supplemented with highly developed oral and written communication skills, keen attention to detail, and a high degree of accuracy. 
    This position requires excellent planning and organization skills as well as the ability to apply knowledge and problem-solving skills in a timely manner to respond to issues. Our best candidate will work effectively within a team dynamic as well as with minimal supervision.
    Health and safety are integral to EPCOR's work, and we strive to maintain a zero-injury organizational culture. As the successful candidate, you possess a high level of safety awareness and demonstrate safe work practices at all times. You will also be required to actively participate in safety and other job-related training.
    Additional Details:
    Jurisdiction: CUPE21 Class: 2103 Wage: $35.92 per hour Hours of work: 80 hours bi-weekly.
     How to Apply:
     For more information on this exciting career opportunity and to apply, please refer to IRC37605 on the EPCOR career website
     Application Deadline:  August 7th, 2017

  • 19 Jul 2017 9:42 AM | Terra Van Deynze (Administrator)

    Water Treatment Plant Operator

    The Town of Neepawa invites applications for a full time Water Treatment Plant Operator to work within the Town’s Class 3 Water Treatment Plant.

    Operators with Level 3 Water Treatment Certification are preferred, but willing to train eager operators.

    Further details and a complete job description can be found at
    The Town of Neepawa offers a competitive benefits package and a salary range of $23.25 to $26.72 per hour.

    Applications, including résumé will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, August 4, 2017 and sent to:
    Denis Saquet, C.E.T. – Manager of Operations
    Town of Neepawa, 275 Hamilton Street
    Box 339, Neepawa, MB  R0J 1H0
    Ph. (204) 476-7655 • Fax (204) 476-7624

    We thank all those who apply, but advise that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • 09 Jul 2017 10:00 AM | Bill Brenner (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. The 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

    This position requires operators to work at heights and in confined spaces.

    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 $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:        


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

  • 08 Jun 2017 8:32 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Deblo Industries is looking for a self -motivated individual with a solid technical understanding who wants to be part of a small steady growing company. Prior waterworks industry experience is preferred or a mechanically inclined individual as continual training will be conducted with management. Salary, benefits and bonuses will be competitive within the industry - depending on your experience.

    Key role and responsibilities of the position;

    Inside Sales;
    -Handle incoming customer inquiries via phone, email, fax, and in-person
    -Product inventory knowledge and management

    -Warehousing duties including shipping and receiving.
    -Sales order/purchase order creation/acknowledgements
    -Sales quoting/pricing
    -Follow-up on outstanding quotes
    -Expediting customer sales orders
    -Communicating with customers and vendors


    - Capable of taking direction and operating independently.
    - Computer literate with skills in Word, Excel, Outlook.
    - Excellent verbal and written skills.
    - Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor.
    - Have a dedicated team-player outlook.
    - Be organized with high energy and driven to succeed.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Required license or certification:

    ·        Grade 12 High School Diploma

    ·        Valid Class 5 Driver's License

    Since 1989, Deblo Industries has been a manufacturer’s agent, supplying water and wastewater products and services to the municipal and industrial industry across Western Canada and N.W. Ontario. We are a small and expanding family owned business, representing major manufacturers from Canada and the USA. This job is based out of Winnipeg.

    If you believe you have what it takes for this exciting role please email a cover letter and your resume to Lisa Robson at

  • 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.

  • 17 May 2017 9:54 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    The City is seeking to fill the following professionally rewarding opportunity:

    Wastewater Technician(s)

    Level 1 (Certified) Progressive

    Utilities, Engineering & Public Works Department


    A varied technical role with room for advancement


    Based in our storm/sewer lift stations and treatment facility, you will be part of the safety-oriented team responsible for the equipment’s smooth operation. You will operate, inspect and service equipment, perform preventive maintenance and ensure maintenance and plant records are accurate and up-to-date.


    Along with Grade 12, completion of a technological training program related to Wastewater treatment, a valid EOCP Wastewater Treatment Certificate, Class 1 and one year of wastewater treatment experience, you demonstrate a commitment to safety, teamwork and quality. Ideally, you hold a full privilege Class 3 Driver’s License, with air endorsement.


    Have you completed a program in wastewater treatment, and are you looking to gain hours and experience in the field? We’ll consider your application.


    For more information about this exciting career opportunity please refer to the job description on our website.


    These regular, full-time positions offer a starting wage of $ 30.24 as well as a comprehensive benefits

    and pension package. 


    Please apply in confidence by May 30, 2017 to:


    The City of Prince George thanks all those who apply; however, only those selected
     for an interview will be contacted.

    Move up Prince George / Tourism Prince George

    To view the complete Job Description for this position:  Prince George Job Desc Wastewater Technician Certified.docx 

  • 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

  • 23 Mar 2017 3:17 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Position Title

    Water Resources Engineer


    Full-time, permanent


    Surrey, British Columbia

    Overview   McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. seeks a Senior Water Resources Engineer to join our busy team in Surrey, BC.

    Typical projects within the scope of this position would include Watershed Planning and Integrated Stormwater Management Planning studies, Stormwater Infrastructure Designs, Floodplain Analysis & Management, Mine Water Management and River and Bridge Hydraulics.


    ·        Education and background in water resource and hydrotechnical engineering, with minimum 15 years’ progressive experience

    ·        Extensive experience in watershed and drainage studies, drainage infrastructure design and construction, and understanding of stormwater guidelines, policies, and bylaws

    ·        Extensive technical knowledge and experience in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling and calculations. Knowledge of standard computer modelling software packages such as PC/XP-SWMM, OTT/SWMM-HYMO, QUALHYMO, MOUSE, HEC-1/2/RAS, Mike-11, and/or similar software. Experience in developing other calculation algorithms such as water balance models and climate change analysis

    ·        Knowledge in other areas such as fluvial geomorphology, sediment transport, hydrogeology, hydro-electric development, water supply and distribution, wastewater collection systems, etc.

    ·        Familiarity with environmental permitting processes and procedures

    ·        Registration (in good standing) as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in British Columbia, or eligibility for registration

    ·        Demonstrated strong oral and written English language communications skills

    ·        Demonstrated project and team management skills with a high degree of leadership capability

    ·        Demonstrated skills in preparing written proposals, reports and public presentations

    ·        Strong interpersonal skills

    Benefits of working for McElhanney

    ·        Locally based office with strong community ties and very positive working environment

    ·        We are 100% employee-owned, and this position would be eligible for shareholding

    ·        Full benefits package, competitive salary, annual bonus eligibility and the potential to become an owner of the company

    ·        An assortment of company-sponsored professional development activities 

    If this is the opportunity for you, visit to apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Established in 1910, McElhanney is a Canadian employee-owned company offering top-quality engineering, surveying, mapping, planning, landscape architecture, and environmental services. At McElhanney, you are working within a strong team that is well-established in the local industry. Our employees value working here because of our varied projects, high levels of autonomy, opportunities for career development, excellent total compensation and benefits package, and great team of professionals.

    McElhanney’s Surrey Engineering group is a multi-disciplinary professional office currently involved in many high profile infrastructure projects.  We enjoy a high level of job satisfaction due to solid team effort and a positive corporate culture.  Located on the 23rd floor of Central City Tower, our modern office space is near the SkyTrain and readily accessible via public transit.

  • 10 Mar 2017 3:06 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Title: Water/Wastewater Treatment Operators

    Location: Keeyask Infrastructure Project (187 km NE of Thompson)

    Company: Northern Maintenance Services

    Number of Openings: 1

    Opening Date: February 17, 2017

    Closing Date: Until Filled

    We are currently seeking a qualified person to join the Water and Wastewater Operations Team at the Manitoba Hydro Keeyask Infrastructure Project site. The site is at a remote camp in Northern Manitoba with all the amenities you require including theatres, entertainment center, commissary, recreation center which includes a weight room, track, basketball and squash courts.


    ·        Class III Wastewater Treatment

    ·        Class II Wastewater Collections

    ·        Class II Water Treatment

    ·        Experience and certification in Water Distribution will be considered an asset

    ·        Valid Driver’s License

    ·        Experience with Sequencing Batch Reactors

    ·        Good understanding of mechanical and biological systems

    ·        Good communication skills

    ·        Ability to adapt to a dynamic working environment and be a team player


    ·        Operation and maintenance of the Wastewater Collection and Treatment system to ensure we exceed all regulatory requirements

    ·        Ability to identify, troubleshoot and correct any issues that may affect effluent quality

    ·        Daily, weekly and monthly operational checks, laboratory testing and monthly compliance sampling

    This position is a 3 weeks in 1 week out rotation. Shifts are 10 hours/day 7 days/week during your rotation. Travel to and from Winnipeg will be provided or mileage compensated if you are outside of the Winnipeg region. Room and board is included. We offer competitive salary, pension and benefits after 3 months.

    We thank all applicants for their interest however only qualified candidates will be considered.

    Please submit resumes and cover letters with salary expectations via email to:

    Bryan Adcock, C.E.T.

    Northern Maintenance Services

    Water and Wastewater Treatment Operations

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