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  • 05 Apr 2018 8:53 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Entry Level Wastewater Operator – 12 Month Term

    Freezerco, a division of the HyLife organization, is seeking an Entry Level Wastewater Operator to join the team. This position is based at the R3 Innovations Industrial Wastewater treatment facility in the vibrant community of Neepawa, Manitoba which has a reputation for its beauty and high quality of life. To sustain its position as a premier supplier of quality food products HyLife strives to employ talented and motivated people who are capable of reaching the cutting edge of their discipline.


    This position will include the following responsibilities and day-to-day functions:

    ·       Report on plant performance

    ·       Assist in daily operations in accordance with provincial legislation

    ·       Complete lab testing and sampling

    ·       Light maintenance on pumps and equipment

    ·       Other duties as assigned


    The successful candidate should possess the following qualifications:

    ·       Completion of Grade 12 Diploma; or GED

    • Preference will be given to: Related Post-Secondary education in Wastewater Treatment/Waste Water Collection, OIT, and Level 1 or greater
    • Valid driver license
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and orally
    • Proficient in MS Office and an ability to adapt to other software applications
    • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently as the need requires
    • Must be available for day or evening shifts
    • Strong focus on food safety and workplace safety

    Opportunities and training to obtain certification will be provided for the right candidate.


    HyLife has been recognized as a Platinum Member of Canada’s Best-Managed Companies.

    If you have the qualifications and the passion to meet this challenge then we would like to explore your potential. Please apply online at


    Freezerco is a wholly owned subsidiary of HyLife

    Applicants who are not currently eligible to work in Canada will not be considered for this position.

    We thank all applicants, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.



  • 28 Mar 2018 9:13 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)



    Water Treatment Plant Operators

    The R.M. of Victoria Beach is seeking Full Time – Seasonal Water Treatment Plant Operators


    Manual labour is also a requirement of this position, the ability to lift up to 50 lbs is required.


    The successful applicants are responsible for preforming various tasks necessary for the maintenance of Seasonal (May to Oct) Water Utilities within Provincial regulations. Individuals will be expected to complete other duties as assigned.


    Preference will be given to individuals with:


    Level 2 Water Treatment and Level 2 Distribution Water Treatment Plant Operator Certification


    Individual must hold a valid Class 5 Manitoba driver’s licence, Class 3 is preferred Requires sound Organizational and Communication skills


    A minimum of two (2) years experience within a Class 2 Water Treatment Facility Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent GED




    The successful applicants must be available to work weekdays and weekends, and for any call out emergencies that may arise from time to time.


    Application Deadline: Submissions will be reviewed as early as March 28th, 2018. However, the posting will remain open until suitable candidates are located.




    Interested applicants can forward their resume marked “Confidential” to:



    Andrew Glassco, CAO

    R.M. of Victoria Beach

    705 – 1661 Portage Avenue

    Winnipeg, MB R3J 3T7

    Phone: 204-774-4263 / Fax: 204-774-9834




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

  • 20 Mar 2018 11:36 AM | 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, March 29, 2018 to:

    “Assistant Utility Operator”

    R.M. of Portage la Prairie

    35 Tupper Street South

    Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 1W7

    Fax:  204-239-0069


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

  • 19 Mar 2018 2:24 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Employment Opportunity

    Operator 3 (Water/Wastewater)

    Nestled within the beautiful Rocky Mountains, in the southeast corner of British Columbia, the East Kootenay region is a four-season destination offering some of the continent’s finest outdoor recreation opportunities.  From lakes and beaches to alpine meadows and snow-capped mountains, we have it all, right on our doorstep.


    The Regional District of East Kootenay serves 56,000 permanent residents and about 30,000 seasonal residents. We are looking for a high energy individual excited about becoming a key member of our team; a team that is dedicated to providing quality local government services in an efficient, effective and friendly manner.  The Operator 3 is supervised by the Senior Operator and works out of the Columbia Valley office located just outside of Invermere and is responsible for servicing of water and wastewater systems.


    Essential Qualifications:

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

    ·       Class 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;

    ·       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; and

    ·       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 and learning opportunities.  This is a permanent, full-time (35 hours per week) Union position with a starting hourly rate of $34.08 and an increase to $35.77, 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, Tuesday, April 3,  2018 to:


    Lori Engler, Human Resources Manager

    Email: [MS Word format or PDF]

    Please quote:  Engineering - 13


    Information on our organization and a complete job description are available on the RDEK website (


    We thank all who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

  • 15 Feb 2018 11:42 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Reference number: CAP18J-013543-000061
    Selection process number: 20180209-PKS-RMFU-OC-542

    Riding Mountain National Park of Canada (Manitoba), Wasagaming (Manitoba)
    EG-05 - Water/Wastewater Plant/Facility Manager
    This process is intended to fill one indeterminate full time vacancy.
    $61,604 to $74,956 (Wages are currently under review)

    For further information on the organization, please visit PARKS CANADA AGENCY

    Closing date: 22 February 2018 - 23:59, Pacific Time

    Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.

    Apply online

    Important messages

    Applications must be submitted on-line via the Public Service Commission site at

    Persons with disabilities preventing them from applying on-line are asked to contact 1-204-848-7210.

    Supporting documentation which cannot be attached (such as proof of education and Occupational Certification) is to be sent - quoting the selection process number 20180209-PKS-RMFU-OC-542 via email to or by fax to 204-848-2596.

    Parks Canada Agency considers applications from all individuals who have legal status to work in Canada and does not give preference to Canadian citizens. Please indicate in your application the reason for which you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.

    Parks Canada is committed to achieving diversity and inclusiveness in its workforce. We encourage members of designated groups to apply and self identify. In support of Parks Canada's Employment Equity plan, preference may be given to qualified members of visible minority groups.


    . your résumé;
    . identifying your priority status if applicable;
    . indicating your preferred official language for correspondence and assessment;
    . Government employees provide your personal record identifier (PRI)
    . copies of proof of education and Occupational Certification must be submitted when applying. Please submit these documents by email to or by fax to 204-848-2596, quoting the Selection process number 20180209-PKS-RMFU-OC-542 .

    Normally, applicants will not be solicited for incomplete or possible missing information.


    Manages a water and wastewater program, facilities and services including collection, treatment, distribution and disposal; manages associated systems and infrastructure maintenance; delivers technical and operational advice and consultative services. Plants/facilities managed are level 2 wastewater and level 2 or 3 water treatment.

    Work environment

    Parks Canada is a federal government agency responsible for the protection and presentation of Canada’s outstanding natural and cultural resources through a system of national parks, national marine conservation areas and national historic sites in all regions of Canada.

    Intent of the process

    This process is intended to fill one indeterminate full time vacancy.

    This process may be used to create a list of qualified candidates to staff similar positions with various tenures, security levels or linguistic requirements in same or other parts of the country.

    Positions to be filled: 1

    Information you must provide

    Your résumé.

    Contact information for 3 references.

    You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed. Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification. Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected.

    In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)


    Completion of Grade 12 according to provincial standards

    Degree equivalency


    - Significant supervisory or management experience in a Class II or higher water treatment facility.
    - Experience working in Water Treatment, Distribution, Wastewater Treatment and Collection Systems.
    - Experience preparing and implementing operational plans, schedules, budgets, training plans, as well as completing regulatory reports.
    - Experience supervising and managing staff in a team environment.

    Significant being defined as 3 years minimum.

    The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

    English essential

    Information on language requirements

    - Of water and wastewater treatment plant systems and operations
    - Of water distribution and sewage collection systems.
    - Of computer programs - Word, Lotus Notes, Excel.
    - Of SCADA systems and PLC controllers.
    - Of current water and wastewater quality guidelines and regulations.
    - Of supervisory responsibilities.
    - Of collection processes of water/sewage samples and related laboratory tests.


    - To manage the operations of a variety of systems ranging from small water and wastewater systems to Class II or higher water treatment, wastewater treatment, water distribution and sewage collection systems;
    - To train, supervise and manage employees;
    - To research and prepare reports and budgets;
    - To maintain accurate plant records, including operating logs, daily diaries, monthly and annual reports, chemical inventories and data logging duties;
    - To perform preventative and corrective maintenance on plant mechanical equipment such as pumping systems, chemical feeders, auxiliary equipment, measuring and control systems;
    - To plan and manage small to moderate scale projects.


    - Effective interpersonal relationships
    - Dependability
    - Judgement
    - Motivation
    - Effective oral and written communication

    The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)


    - Willingness to wear a Parks Canada uniform and prescribed protective equipment;
    - Be exposed to variable weather conditions;
    - Willingness to work irregular hours, overtime, weekends and/or statutory holidays and provincial/territorial holidays, when required.

    Conditions of employment


    At minimum Candidates shall possess and maintain valid Provincial Operator Certification in the following categories:
    - Water Treatment Level II;
    - Water Distribution Level II;
    - Wastewater Treatment Level I;
    - Wastewater Collection Level II.

    - Enhanced reliability check;
    - Possess a valid Class 5 Drivers License for the Province of Manitoba
    - Maintain Operator certification in Level II or higher Wastewater Treatment, Wastewater Collection, Water Treatment and Water Distribution within the Province of Manitoba;
    - Certification in Confined Entry and WHMIS;
    - Must be capable of assuming the position of Operator in Charge as required under Provincial Legislation Mandatory Certification Process on an ongoing rotational basis with fellow Operational Staff;
    - Work in confined spaces that will require the incumbent to utilize a self-contained breathing apparatus and lifeline supports;
    - Must be capable of responding to an alarm scenario within 20 minutes and be on-site within 60 minutes;
    - Pre-employment medical.

    Other information

    Please submit your completed application, including all of the above-mentioned documentation. Failure to do so may result in your application being rejected.

    Tips for applicants:
    • Please provide complete and thorough details of your education and experience.
    • Do not assume that the screening board has any previous knowledge of your background, qualifications, or work history. You must be specific and provide concrete examples/details for each Experience element, as applications will be screened only on the information provided.

    • Failure to provide sufficient information may result in your application being screened out of the competition.

    Candidates with foreign credentials must provide proof of Canadian equivalency. Consult the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials for further information at

    A written exam may be administered.

    Interviews will be conducted.

    Reference checks will be conducted.

    Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.

    Please note that for this selection process, our intention is to communicate with applicants by e-mail. Applicants who apply to this selection process must include in their application a valid e-mail address and make sure this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users.

    Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent.

    Normally, applicants will not be solicited for incomplete or possible missing information.

    Travel cost for individuals who are not Federal Public Servants will not be covered.

    Successful candidate(s) must meet and maintain the Conditions of Employment throughout their employment.

    The Parks Canada Agency is established as a separate employer in the Federal Public Service under the Financial Administration Act. Persons appointed to the Agency continue to be part of the Public Service. The Parks Canada Agency operates under its own human resources framework outside of the Public Service Employment Act and in line with values of fairness, competence and respect, and its operating principles.

    In accordance with paragraph 8(2)(a) of the Privacy Act, information or material, whether provided directly by the candidate or otherwise obtained by the selection board, used during the selection process for the purpose of assessing a candidate may be used as part of the selection review and recourse processes. Such relevant information may be provided to third parties, such as other candidates or their representatives, who have a legitimate reason to be aware of that information.

    Parks Canada is committed to the principles of diversity and employment equity under the Employment Equity Act, and strives to ensure that our workforce reflects the diverse nature of Canadian society. We encourage women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of a visible minority group to self-identify in their application.

    Persons who have received pay in lieu of unfulfilled surplus period, a Transition Support Measure (TSM) or an Educational Allowance and are re-appointed to the Parks Canada Agency are required to reimburse an amount corresponding to the period from the effective date of such reappointment or hiring, to the end of the original period for which the TSM and education allowance was paid. Please contact Natalie Waples, Manager, National Office and Executive Resourcing Unit at if you are one of these individuals to find out how this applies to your particular situation.

    Persons who are in receipt of a Canadian Government Public Service pension and are considering this employment opportunity with the Parks Canada Agency, should contact the PWGSC Public Service Pension Centre (1-800-561-7930) in order to determine the impact of an appointment on their pension benefit entitlements.

    We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted

    The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

    The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.


    Preference will be given to any veteran who was honourably released from the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) after at least three years of service and is not already an indeterminate public servant. This preference applies for five years following release from the CAF.

    We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

    Contact information

    Chris Hanson, Asset Manager

    Shelley Neustater, Human Resources

  • 06 Feb 2018 3:07 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Waste Treatment Plant Operator

    McCain Foods (Canada), a division of McCain Foods Limited, has an immediate opening for a Waste Treatment Plant Operator at their Manufacturing facility, located in Portage la Prairie, MB.

    $22.57/hour - During Familiarization Period

    $28.86/hour - Upon Successful Completion


    •        Works under the direction of and reports to the Waste Water Treatment Supervisor or designate.
    •        Operate all Waste Water Treatment Plant & BVF equipment effectively and efficiently.
    •        Perform all preventative routine and emergency maintenance procedures on equipment as required.
    •        Maintain proper effluent levels.
    •        Perform various chemical tests as required.
    •        Work alone and function under limited supervision.
    •        Accurately relate/maintain all required documentation.
    •        Perform all duties in a safe, accurate and efficient manner.
    •        Perform housekeeping in work area to maintain established standards.
    •        To inform the Chief Engineer Utilities & Environmental and/or Lead Hand Engineering 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 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 maintenance management reports and notes; microbiological sampling and testing.
    •        Provide help to other areas of Engineering Department as required.
    •        All other duties as assigned.


    ·       High School Graduate/Grade 12 GED. (Proof of education required).

    ·       Possess or be able to obtain a Class 2 MWWA Waste Water Treatment Operator’s Certificate and Class 1 MWWA Collections Certificate

    ·       Successful completion of Level 1 Forklift Course and Skid Steer Operation during familiarization period.

    ·       Ability to work on a rotating shift basis.

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

    ·       Enroll and successfully complete all required safety courses, i.e. WHMIS, Forklift Level 1, SCBA

    ·       Physically capable of performing all required duties:

    o   Climbing, lifting, pulling, pushing, shoveling, carrying and piling all types of material.

    o   Working in extreme temperatures, high humidity and dusty conditions.

    o   Working in a noisy environment and wear hearing protection as required.

    o   Work with all required safety equipment.

    o   Working in and around offensive odours.

    ·       Demonstrated mechanical/cutting and welding ability through the successful completion of a timed practical test.

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

    ·       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 McCain Code of Conduct

    ·       Valid Class 5 driver’s license (Copy of Driver’s Abstract may be requested)

    ·       Satisfactory past job performance.


    Deadline for applications: February 19, 2018

  • 12 Dec 2017 10:32 AM | 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. 

    Contact:  Chief Administrative Officer Ross Gilmore

    Town of Snow Lake

    PO Box 40 

    Snow Lake, Manitoba  R0B 1M0

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


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