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  • 08 Feb 2019 10:43 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    THE RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF VICTORIA BEACH

    Employment Opportunity Permanent Full Time Water Treatment Plant Operator / Public Works Assistant

    The R.M. of Victoria Beach is seeking a Water Treatment Plant Operator (Level II Treatment and Distribution Certified). The successful candidate will also be required to perform Public Works duties including the operation of heavy equipment. This combined position is full time permanent and will be subject to the terms and conditions of the Operating Engineers of Manitoba Local 987 collective bargaining agreement.

    Under the supervision and direction of the Head Water Plant Operator, the successful applicant will perform all duties with respect to the operation of the Municipality’s Eighth Avenue Water Treatment Plant. The successful candidate will also be required to perform other duties under the supervision and direction of the Public Works Lead Hand including the operation of heavy equipment (ie: grader, backhoe) and must be physically able to perform all duties and requirements of the job.

    Applicants must possess a minimum Level I Certificate for Water Treatment and Distribution and be willing to obtain Level II certification. Preference will be given to individuals with the following qualifications:  Level II Water Treatment and Distribution Certification  Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent GED  Mechanical skills to repair and maintain equipment

    Manual labour and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs is also a requirement of this position. Capability to operate heavy equipment and possession of a valid class 3 driver’s license with air are definite assets.

    The successful applicant must be available to work at Victoria Beach, Manitoba on weekdays and weekends on varied shifts and be willing to work overtime.

    Applications are to be submitted to the undersigned no later than 4:00 pm on March 15th, 2019.

    Raymond Moreau - CAO R.M. of Victoria Beach 705 – 1661 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, MB R3J 3T7 Phone: 204-774-4263 / Fax: 204-774-9834 Email: vicbeach@mymts.net

    We thank all applicants in advance, however, only those considered for interviews will be contacted.


  • 28 Jan 2019 1:37 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Equipment Operator – Level 4

    Sewer & Water Utilities

    More than one position may be filled from this competition 

    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 Utilities Section.

    MANDATORY QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

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

    ·       Must possess a valid and subsisting Class 1 with Air Endorsement Province of Manitoba drivers licence;

    ·       Hold, or obtain within eighteen (18) months of appointment, Level l Certification in Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection;

    ·       Hold or obtain within 36 months of appointment Level 2 Certification in Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection;

    ·       Required to obtain all certifications required by provincial regulations;

    ·       Experience operating equipment digging excavations in the maintenance of underground installations.

    Competition # 190009

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

    Posted Date:  January 24, 2019.

    Applications will be accepted until

    11:59 p.m. on February 7, 2019.

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

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

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

    Rate of Pay:

    $22.79 – $28.19 per hour - 2018 rates.  (Wage increases are based on hours and obtaining certifications.)

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

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

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  • 28 Jan 2019 10:16 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    City of Portage la Prairie

    Assistant Manager of Engineering

    Reporting directly to the Manager of Engineering, the Assistant Manager of Engineering is responsible for the design, preparation of tenders, and project management of major infrastructure capital projects, including, street reconstruction, sewer and water rehabilitation, and land drainage projects. The successful applicant requires a working knowledge of mathematics, surveying, drafting and engineering design requirements, project management, and municipal infrastructure. The work requires constant review of development standards and recommendation for improvements.

    If this position interests you, please submit your resume and cover letter clearly demonstrating the qualifications outlined below, as selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide. Applicants able to demonstrate an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

    • Completion of a Certified Engineering Technologist program.
    • Four (4) years of previous experience in surveying, drafting and municipal engineering techniques.
    • Ability to use computerized technology and software such as; AutoCad, Civil 3D, ESRI, ArcGIS, Cityworks, WaterCad, SewerCad and StormCad, and other GIS and asset management software, to effectively direct and supervise staff, and manage projects.
    • Experience operating GPS survey equipment and electronic survey equipment.
    • Experience managing financial resources, including development of operating and capital budgets.
    • Ability to interpret and apply Federal, Provincial and Municipal statutes, regulations, and programs.
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
    • Experience managing in a unionized environment.

    SALARY: This position offers a competitive salary range of $66,590 to $78,341 and benefit package.

    HOURS OF WORK: 8:30am to 4:30pm, 1 hour for lunch, Monday to Friday

    SCOPE: The position falls within the MANAGEMENT & CONFIDENTIAL EMPLOYEES AGREEMENT and is subject to all terms and conditions of the agreement.

    Interested applicants may apply, in confidence, by submitting a cover letter and resume to hr@city-plap.com

    APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY FRIDAY FEBRUARY 1, 2019 AND MARKED “ASSISTANT MANAGER OF ENGINEERING”

    If you would like more information about this position or the City of Portage la Prairie please visit www.city-plap.com or contact Brandy Smith, HR Officer at (204) 239-8338.

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

     


  • 10 Jan 2019 9:49 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    The Whitehead Elton Regional Water Co-operative Inc. (WERWC) produces and supplies water to the Rural Municipalities of Whitehead and Elton.  WERWC is looking for a qualified, dependable operator for a full time permanent position with rotating weekend work beginning by March 1, 2019.

    Preference may be given to applicants with the following qualifications although all applications will be considered.

    ·         Level 2 Water Treatment

    ·         Level 1 Water Distribution

    ·         Two years’ experience in a reverse osmosis plant (preferred)

    ·         Two years’ experience with distribution

    ·         General knowledge of the area

    The individual must possess a valid Class 5 driver’s licence and work well with minimal supervision.

    Wages will be based on qualifications and will follow the Manitoba Water Services Board wage guidelines.  Benefits will be as outlined in the WERWC Employee Manual.

    For information please phone 204-729-6116 or 204-728-7834.  Resumes can be emailed to kathy.steele@elton.ca or dropped off at the RM of Elton Municipal Office in Forrest MB no later than Monday, January 28, 2019 at 9:00 A.M.


  • 07 Jan 2019 1:59 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    City of Portage La Prairie

    Class 4 Water Pollution Control Facility Operator

    Posting # 2018-12

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

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

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

    * Grade 12

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


  • 03 Jan 2019 4:40 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Project Engineer/Project Manager (2 Year Term – with possible permanent employment)

    Position Overview:

    This opportunity is to provide Engineering / Project Management support for the Pembina Valley Water Cooperative Inc. located in Altona, Manitoba.  The role is to support the execution of several major capital projects at the Water Treatment Plants located in Letellier, Morris and Stephenfield and in the Distribution System connecting the plants to our customers in south central Manitoba. This involves interfacing with government, customers, engineers and employees.

    What You Will Do:

    ·       Develop Design Basis for capital projects to give direction to the engineering firm.

    ·       Develop RFP’s for Engineering Services for capital projects.

    ·       Support RFP development for construction tender and awarding.

    ·       Support detailed design for proposed projects with identified engineering firm.

    ·       Support the development of plan layouts, P&C drawings and engineering drawing development.

    ·       Specify major valves, piping instruments and other equipment consistent with existing standards.

    ·       Work with plant operators to incorporate their ideas for an improved design.

    ·       Provide innovative ideas to reduce potential project costs.

    ·       Research technology to ensure appropriate design for our water characteristics and plant conditions.

    ·       Hold drawing reviews with plant operators to ensure thorough input to engineering design firm.

    ·       Identify a plan to build safety into the design and construction of the project.

    ·       Monitor and manage project schedule to ensure milestones are met.

    ·       Ensure detailed construction plans are completed for execution of the project.

    ·       Field supervision for ongoing projects.

    ·       Ensure a training plan is developed to train all operations staff on the new equipment and processes. 

    ·       Manage the purchasing process and status on equipment delivery.

    ·       Develop a list of required spare parts for plant upgrades.

    ·       Develop a process for pre-start-up checks, start-up of new equipment and final project verification.

    ·       Participate in and lead Project meetings.

    ·       Have fun.

    What You Will Bring:

    ·       Experience in project management up to $20 million.   

    ·       Excellent communication, planning and organizational skills.

    ·       Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, civil and process control systems.

    ·       Prior experience in budgeting, cost tracking and forecasting.

    ·       Experience in working with Engineering Design firms.

    ·       Ability to work independently.

    ·       Have knowledge of the safety regulations.

    ·       Engineering Degree, Engineering Technology Diploma or equivalent.

    ·       Experience in managing construction projects.

    Interested applicants should forward their resume to water@pvwc.ca by January 21, 2019 or call 204-324-1931 for more information.

    Pembina Valley Water Coop is Manitoba’s 3rd largest water utility in the province, producing potable water for 14 municipalities in south central Manitoba.  Three water plants feed a network of over 9,000 square kilometers.

  • 02 Jan 2019 9:50 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Operations Manager

    Position Overview:

    This opportunity is to provide Operations leadership for the Pembina Valley Water Cooperative Inc. located in Altona, Manitoba.  The role is to ensure systems are in place and executed to manage the operations at Water Treatment Plants located in Letellier, Morris and Stephenfield and the Distribution System connecting the plants to the 14 municipal customers and 4 non-municipal customers. This involves interfacing with government, customers, suppliers and employees.

    What You Will Do:

    ·         Monitor and provide integrated operations leadership between the 3 plants and distribution system.

    ·         Provide leadership for a collaborative initiative with 14 municipalities and the Office of Drinking Water to develop an integrated reporting system for sampling, incident reporting and compliance reporting.

    ·         Provide leadership and support to ensure a proactive safety culture.

    ·         Ensure rigorous job planning process is maintained for repairs and replacement of equipment.

    ·         Maintain good communication and a positive relationship with regulators.

    ·         Provide leadership and support for the establishment of a long-term Asset Management Program.

    ·         Support the training, certification and employee development process.

    ·         Foster an environment for continuous improvement within the organization.

    ·         Ensure budgets for plant maintenance, chemicals, labour and supplies are monitored and met.

    ·         Attend industry conferences to network and identify new approaches and technology.

    ·         Ensure analysis of the operation occurs for process optimization and cost reduction.

    ·         Support the development of operational and capital budgets, tracking and forecasting of spending.

    ·         Provide support and direction for operational leadership.

    ·         Management of projects and initiatives.

    ·         Participate in Board of Director meetings.

    ·         Be an active member of the Leadership Team.

    ·         Have fun.

    What You Will Bring:

    ·         Excellent working knowledge and experience in utility or manufacturing environment.

    ·         Excellent communication, planning and organizational skills.

    ·         Experience in collaboration as a team player.

    ·         Experience in providing leadership for employee development.

    ·         Knowledge of DCS/ SCADA process control systems

    ·         Prior experience in budgeting, cost analysis and forecasting.

    ·         Degree in one of the following: Engineering, Commerce, Engineering Technology Diploma or equivalent.

    ·         Strong safety leadership.

    Interested applicants should forward their resume to water@pvwc.ca by January 17, 2019 or call 204-324-1931 for more information.

    Pembina Valley Water Coop is Manitoba’s 3rd largest water utility in the province, producing potable water for 14 municipalities in south central Manitoba.  Three water plants feed a network of over 9,000 square kilometers. 

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

    Employment Opportunity

    Water/Wastewater Operator (2 or 3)

     Columbia Valley (Invermere Area)

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

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

    Essential Qualifications:

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

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

    ·       Class II Wastewater Collection and Wastewater Treatment Operator Certificates

    ·       Possession of a Chlorine Handling Certificate

    ·       Valid British Columbia Driver’s Licence

    Key Skills & Abilities:

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

    ·       Excellent communication and organizational skills.

    ·       Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and SCADA monitoring systems.

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

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

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

    Lori Engler, Human Resources Manager

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

    Please quote:  Engineering - 16 

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


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

    Assistant Utility Operator

    Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie

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

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

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

    The successful candidate should possess the following qualifications:

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

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

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

    “Assistant Utility Operator”

    R.M. of Portage la Prairie

    35 Tupper Street South

    Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 1W7

    Fax:  204-239-0069

    Email: info@rmofportage.ca

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


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

    Millwright

    Journeyperson – ICI 

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

    MANDATORY QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

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

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

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

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

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

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

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

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

    Competition # 180079

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

    Posting Date: November 28, 2018

    Applications will be accepted until  

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

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

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

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

    Rate of Pay:

    $35.22 per hour - 2018 rate.

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

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

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

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