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  • 26 Jul 2018 4:25 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Water and Wastewater Operator

    Salary - $50,000.00
    Closing Date and Time:  August 10, 2018 @ 4:00 p.m.

    The successful candidate must have:
    • Valid Manitoba certifications in Water Treatment Class 2, Water Distribution Class 1
    • Wastewater Treatment Class 1 or 2, and Wastewater Collection Class 1 Operator
    • Several years demonstrated experience in water and wastewater plant operations and
    • Demonstrative knowledge of the Water Safety Act and Work Place Safety & Health Regulations.
    • Knowledge of computerized preventative maintenance programs with effective computer skills would be an asset.
    • Good interpersonal and customer service skills.
    • Ability to work as a team player and/or independently as required, shall display initiative.
    • Ability to plan, organize, and follow-up and demonstrate effective decision making skills.
    • Must be physically capable of performing the duties of the position.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license
    • Must be willing to work weekends, available for periodic overtime, and willing to accept stand-by duties.

    Copies of Certifications and Drivers License required.

    The incumbent will operate and maintain a water treatment plant, water distribution system, booster station, reservoir site, lagoon and waste water collection system and wastewater lift stations. Duties will include ensuring all processes meet provincial regulations, preventative maintenance program data entry, and maintaining an inventory of consumables. Duties will also include maintenance and repair of various mechanical systems located on grounds and other water and wastewater treatment facilities throughout the RM of Whitemouth. Incumbent will be responsible for sewer and water repairs, installation of meters, overseeing new hookups, reading of water meters, inventory control and other duties as assigned.  All work must be performed safely in accordance to Workplace Health and Safety regulations.

    Colleen Johnson, CAO
    Email:, Fax: 204-348-2576, Mail: Box 248, Whitemouth, MB. ROE 2G0, or hand delivered to 49 Railway Avenue, Whitemouth, Manitoba

  • 26 Jul 2018 2:54 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)


    The Municipal Villages of Marwayne, Kitscoty and Dewberry are located approximately 250 kilometers east of Edmonton, near Lloydminster.  The Villages are located within a 20-minute drive of each other. Through a formal agreement and with a SCADA system installed in spring 2011, the Villages are hiring a full time Regional Operator for the three municipalities.

    This position will be responsible for the operation and maintenance for all the Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities in the Villages of Dewberry, Kitscoty and Marwayne and reports directly to the CAO of the Village of Marwayne. The Operator, when working in the Villages of Dewberry and Kitscoty will also report to the respective Chief Administrative Officers on the operation and maintenance of their Villages water and wastewater facilities. The position will receive support from each Village’s public works in performing this position. Additional information including a job description is available upon request.



    ·       Alberta Environment Certifications – Level 1 in Water Treatment, Water Distribution, Wastewater Treatment and Wastewater Collection

    ·       Valid Class 5 driver’s license.

    ·       Ability to keep accurate and detailed records.

    ·       Ability to work independently and is self-motivated.

    ·       Ability to work in a team environment.

    ·       The ability to deal with the general public in an effective and courteous manner.

    ·       Acceptable RCMP criminal record check



    ·       Strong mechanical aptitude.

    ·       Solid working knowledge of OH&S standards and first aid

    ·       Knowledge of SCADA Systems and working knowledge of MS Office applications

    ·       Five years of experience in water treatment and distribution, and wastewater treatment and collection


    HOURS OF WORK: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


    This is a full time position with a comprehensive employee benefits package; including truck and cell phone. Starting wage is dependent upon qualifications for a 40-hour work week. Two weekends a month and evening On-Call coverage is required, with back up support provided.

    Interested applicants are asked to submit a resume, cover letter including salary expectations, and references by August 3, 2018 to:

    Mr. Jordan Willner, Chief Administrative Officer

    Box 113 Marwayne, AB T0B 2X0, Fax: 780-847-3324, Email:


    We thank all applicants for their interest; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The personal information obtained as a result of this advertisement will be utilized for employment opportunities only and are subject to compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.


  • 26 Jul 2018 1:18 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Position Title :  Operator 2, Utility Stations

    Department: Water & Waste Services


    Job posting closes: August 20, 2018 at 9:00 p.m. (Pacific Time)


    The City of Whitehorse has an exciting opportunity for a Utility Station Operator. We are looking for a range of applicants from Utility Station Operator-in-Training to Level 2 Operators wanting to build a career with our Utility Stations team. Preference will be given to those who hold Level 2 Operators Certification; however those with lower levels of certification may be considered for a position.


    Work in a safety-conscious environment and take your career to the next level with this dynamic role. The successful candidate will receive an extensive list of benefits including bonuses, 4 weeks of vacation, extended health/dental, and RRSPs.


    An Eligibility List may be established from this job posting – The duration of the eligibility list will be 6 months. Future vacancies will be filled by going to the next highest ranked candidate until the eligibility list expires. The City wishes to thank all applicants for their interest but only those candidates selected to advance in the recruitment will be contacted. Note that only those candidates eligible to legally work in Canada will be considered.



    Job Summary:


    This incumbent operates, and adjusts treatment processes, conducts sampling and testing of water and wastewater quality, troubleshoots equipment and performs preventative and emergency maintenance to ensure quality, public health and safety of water and wastewater facilities.


    Duties and Responsibilities:


    1. Operate, monitor, inspect and maintain all water and sewage treatment, collection, and distribution systems and facilities.

    2. Manage operational and control methodology to ensure system wide integrity. Assist with the programming, testing and maintenance of the alarm and monitoring systems including SCADA system controls and related alarm systems.

    3. Identify and take corrective actions for moderate to advanced treatment plant operations to ensure compliance with all statutory, regulatory and internal procedures and processes.

    4. Operate, calibrate, maintain and repair all water and sewage systems including pumping, circulation and pressure regulating stations, groundwater wells, water reservoirs, sewage treatment facilities, sanitary and storm sewer lift stations.

    5. Conduct chemical, physical and bacteriological sampling of potable water, record results and implement adjustments as required. Operate, test and calibrate analyzers and chemical dosage control and measuring equipment

    6. Develop and maintain standard operating procedures, maintenance and asset management systems.

    7. Take daily readings, log irregularities, compile statistics and prepare and maintain accurate records.

    8. Maintain an inventory of supplies, order and purchase replacements in a timely fashion, in accordance with City procurement processes.

    9. Maintain a tidy sanitary appearance of the water and wastewater treatment plants.

    10. Act as Utility Stations Operator 3 and Supervisor Utility Systems, as assigned.

    11. Follow, so far as is reasonably practicable, established safety procedures and standards.

    12. Other related duties.


    This description contains elements necessary for identification and evaluation of the job. The incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.


    Position Requirements


    Working Conditions:


    Continuous exposure to disagreeable conditions such as dust/dirt, fumes/odours, inclement weather, temperature extremes, bodily wastes/fluids, human waste, fats, oils, rancid food grease, raw sewage, hazardous chemicals and work in confined spaces. Works four 10 hour days per week. Provides on-call coverage as assigned.


    Required Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:


             3 years’ operating experience at a Class 1 or higher facility in each of the three different fields: Wastewater Treatment, Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection or Level II certification in each field.

             6 months supervisory experience and 1 year on the job training.

             Water Quality and Sampling for Water & Wastewater, WHMIS & TDG Certificate; Standard First Aid, Level C CPR; Confined Space Entrant/Attendant; Fall Arrest Course; Chlorine Handling Certificate; Hazard Assessment and Control Course; Plant High Voltage Safety; Self Contained Breathing Apparatus; Pumps, Theory, Operation & Maintenance

             Knowledge of SCADA systems and process controls, operating and repairing systems including valves, pumps and systems are considered is an asset.

             Lab experience with chemicals and sampling, testing and interpretation is preferred.

             Proven ability to concentrate, pay attention to detail, organize, priority set and be a team player.

             Ability to work with little supervision and function in a multidiscipline environment.

             Class 5 Driver’s License

    An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.


    Examples of Equipment to Operate:


    Motorized vehicles and equipment including: service trucks, skidoo, boat/motor, ATV, chlorine dosage feed systems & monitoring equipment, electrolysis chlorine generation equipment, sodium hypochlorite chemical feed & monitoring equipment, pumps, truck mounted hoist equipment, safety harness, generators, chain falls & slings, hand and power tools, self-contained breathing apparatus, gas detectors and computers including software for SCADA, computerized maintenance systems and computer with applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel and Work Tech.


    Employment Contract:  PSAC Y023


    Range:  $35.17 to $41.38 per hour


    Status of Position - Permanent Full Time


    Hours Per Week:  4 X 10 Hours


    Guaranteed Minimum Hours:  40


    Start Date of Position:  September 4, 2018


    Additional Application Instructions
    The City of Whitehorse will only accept job applications through their online e-recruitment system. Job seekers are required to create an online profile and submit their application electronically through this system. Please visit for more details and to set up an account.

    This message and any attachments are for the use of the intended recipient only and contain information that is privileged and confidential. Should you receive this message in error, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please contact the sender immediately. Thank you.

  • 26 Jul 2018 11:47 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Operator 2 or 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 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 (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 and learning opportunities.  This is a permanent, full-time Union position with a starting hourly rate (depending on qualifications and experience) of $31.00 – $34.08 and an increase to $32.55 - $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, Wednesday, August 15, 2018 to:

    Lori Engler, Human Resources Manager
    Email: [MS Word format or PDF]
    Please quote:  Engineering - 15

    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.

  • 04 Jul 2018 1:29 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Opportunity. Excitement. Teamwork. Respect.

    These are only some of the advantages of working for one of Canada’s largest employers. Twice recognized as one of Canada’s Top 10 Corporate Cultures, Maple Leaf Foods is committed to attracting, rewarding and retaining talented people who are passionate about making a positive impact in their professional and personal lives every day. If you want to work for a top employer of choice who goes way beyond the posters on the wall and lives the company values, then you want to work for Maple Leaf Foods. Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is a leading Canadian food processing company committed to delivering quality food products to consumers around the world. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, the Company has operations across Canada and internationally.




    We are seeking an experienced Waste Water Treatment Operator – Class 2, Rotating Relief for our Brandon, Manitoba plant. The Waste Water Treatment Operator reports to the Chief Power Engineer and is a unionized position. The hours are Rotating Shifts, 8 and 12 hours (as assigned), with the wage of $30.95 an hour with up to $2.00 in bonus’. The successful applicant must have the Provincial Certified Manitoba Class 2 Waste Water System Operator Certificate and the Provincial Certified Manitoba Class 2 Waste Water Collection Certificate, may accept Provincial Certified Class 1 Waste Water Certificate with commitment to obtain Class 2 Waste Water.


    Position Responsibilities

    ·  Operate, maintain and monitor Class 2 wastewater treatment processes, equipment and facilities

    ·  Identify and take corrective actions to operating problems in the treatment plant

    ·  Ensure compliance with all statutory, regulatory and company procedures

    ·  Continuous improvement to the treatment process to ensure a safe return of wastewater to the environment

    ·  Participate in plant equipment repairs and installations

    ·  Carry out oral and printed work requests and apply corrective measures in a timely fashion utilizing computerized maintenance system

    ·  General update and housekeeping of pretreatment plant

    ·  Perform other assigned duties and tasks as required


    Certificate Requirements:

    ·  Provincially Certified Manitoba Class 2 Waste Water System Operator Certificate

    ·  Provincially Certified Manitoba Class 2 Waste Water Collection Certificate

    ·  May accept Provincial Certified Class 1 Waste Water Certificate, must be willing to obtain Class 2



    We’re looking for candidates who possess the following attributes:

    ·  Willingness to work rotating shift work

    ·  Excellent communication skills; written, verbal, listening

    ·  Ability to function in a team environment and with minimal direct supervision

    ·  Able to work with computers & computerized work order systems


    If you are willing to step into a new and exciting career, please send us your resume, cover letter and required certificates by applying to: 


    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.

  • 04 Jul 2018 11:42 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    The Cartier Regional Water Co-op Inc. is seeking a full time operator for the Cartier Water Treatment Facility located in St. Eustache, MB.

    Job Summary

    ·       Report to the Plant Manager/Lead Operator

    ·       Assist in operation of modern Class IV Ultra-filtration and Reverse Osmosis treatment systems, a Class II community and regional water distribution system and four satellite reservoirs linked by SCADA control

    ·       Conduct necessary daily water analysis to ensure Canadian drinking water quality guidelines are met

    ·       Participate in the work schedule in effect including on-call and response to call-outs as required


    Education Requirements

    ·       A minimum Grade 12 education and two years of post-secondary education in a related field is preferred

    ·       A Class IV Water Treatment and a Class II Water Distribution certification is preferred. However, applicants with lower class certificates will be welcomed, provided they can obtain a higher class in the future


    Experience / Skills    

    ·       Several years of operations experience in a Class II or higher water treatment facility would be an asset

    ·       Directly related experience in operation of an Ultra-filtration/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

    ·       Excellent interpersonal skills to deal with the public and other employees

    ·       Ability to work with a minimum of supervision or alone, and to be available to respond to alarm call-outs

    ·       Possess a valid Class 5 Manitoba driver’s license, and own transportation are a must

    ·       Experience with WHMIS/GHS/TDG/SDS is an asset

    ·       Background Check and Criminal Record Check


    This description is not intended to limit the assignment of work or be construed as a complete list of the many duties to be performed by the incumbent.


    Salary will be dependent upon qualifications and experience. Salary is competitive. A comprehensive Municipal benefits package is offered, including pension, insurance and health care benefits.


    Persons possessing the necessary skill and experience should submit a detailed resume including salary expectations and references on or before 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 20th, 2018 to the Cartier Regional Water Co-op, Attention: CRWC Manager Danielle Vaillant, 6000 Portage Avenue Headingley, MB R4H 1E8 Phone (204) 832-2555 E-mail: Website:


    We thank all candidates for their interest; however only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

  • 22 Jun 2018 2:12 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    The City of Winnipeg is a vibrant and dynamic organization with many opportunities!

    We offer a diverse and welcoming work environment that delivers quality services to our citizens. 

    Meters Technician 1

    (One Permanent and one Permanent on a temporary basis)

    Water and Waste Department

    Posting No:  116847

    Closing Date:  July 5, 2018

    Job Profile

    Under the direct supervision of the Superintendent of Meters, the Meters Technician provides technical assistance, analysis and provides program administration to the Meters Area of the Customer Accounts Branch. The Meters Technician administers the following operational programs:  Meter applications, Adjustment of Sewer Charges, Advanced metering for Industrial, Commercial and Institutional (ICI) accounts. The Meters Technician resolves by-law compliance issues, related to water metering. The Meters Technician has expert knowledge on the operation and specifications of all water meters used for billing purposes by the Water and Waste Department.  The Meters Technician has expert knowledge of the operation of metering related devices including data loggers and remote reading devices (including AMR).

    As the Meters Technician 1 you will:

    • Administer water meter programs, including; the Adjustment of Sewer Charges program and multiple metering applications.
    • Resolve water metering by-law compliance issues following established by-law enforcement protocols.
    • Commission and maintain industrial, institutional, and commercial (ICI) advanced metering installations.
    • Data Analysis and site inspections. Review detailed consumption data from ICI customers and limited residential customers for the purpose of meter sizing, meter rightsizing, resolving customer disputes and evaluating various meter technologies.
    • Coordinate and complete Meter exchanges.
    • Perform other related duties consistent with the classification, as assigned. 

    Your education and qualifications include:

    • Post-secondary education in a related area of study.
    • Technical designation, license or certificate considered an asset, not required.
    • Twelve months prior related work experience performing work of a similar nature required.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of meter reading and inspection procedures.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of residential and commercial plumbing systems, fixtures and types of water meters.
    • Demonstrated computer skills with demonstrated ability to operate within a Windows-based environment using Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Cross Connection and Backflow pertaining specifically to water meter functionality.
    • Demonstrated ability to work in an organized manner, set priorities, work efficiently and ensure all deadlines are scheduled and met.
    • Demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision.
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with internal staff and external Customers.
    • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with employees at all levels of the organization, external contacts and the public, in accordance with the Respectful Workplace Standard.
    • Demonstrated ability to investigate, answer and resolve customer inquiries and complaints, at times under stressful conditions.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Water and Sewer By-laws.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of the City of Winnipeg Standard Construction Specifications SD-027 (Water Meter Installation Details)
    • Demonstrated knowledge of water meters and advanced metering technology, including data logging applications.
    • Must have a general knowledge of meter management systems.
    • Must have knowledge of Customer Accounts policies and procedures within 3 months.
    • General knowledge of Water and Waste Department functions and by-laws
    • Demonstrated knowledge of the Adjustment of Sewer Charges program.
    • Must have a thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and the safety precautions and regulations that are applicable to the position’s area of work within 3 months.
    • Ability to learn various other software programs, within a reasonable period of time, as required for the position.
    • Ability to qualify and receive appointment as a Special Constable.  

    Conditions of employment:

    • A Police Information Check satisfactory to the employer will be required from the successful candidate, at their expense.
    • Must possess and maintain a valid Manitoba Class 5 Driver’s Licence.
    • Must be physically capable of performing all the duties of the position in various weather conditions or confined spaces.
    • The successful applicant will be required to provide a vehicle for transportation while on City business, subject to the terms and conditions of the City Transportation Policy. 


    ·       Citizen & Customer Focus

    ·       Respecting Diversity

    ·       Ethics and Values

    ·       Integrity and Trust

    ·       Results Oriented

    How To Apply

    APPLY ONLINE, including all documentation listed below:

    1.  Current resume AND/OR Application Form (Required).  

    *Applications submitted without REQUIRED documentation will not be considered.*

    If you do NOT have access to a computer/email, please apply, including all documentation listed above, to: Staffing Branch, HR Services, Main Floor – 510 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB by 4:30 P.M., July 5, 2018.


    Online applications can be submitted at For instructions on how to apply and how to attach required documents please refer to our FAQ's or contact 311.  The City of Winnipeg uses the Korn Ferry Leadership Architect Competency Model as part of the recruitment process.

    The salary range for this position is $1,723.85 to $2,065.88 bi-weekly. 

    We have great benefits and competitive salaries, and we are committed to ongoing learning and career development!


    Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.  Requests for Reasonable Accommodation will be accepted during the hiring process.


  • 20 Jun 2018 2:30 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    The Municipality of Pembina requires a full time Utility Operator / Labourer to work under the direction of the Urban Public Works Manager.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    ·       Grade Twelve or G.E.D. equivalent.

    ·       Must possess and maintain a valid Class 5 Province of Manitoba driver’s licence.

    ·       Basic plumbing, piping and mechanical skills would be an asset.

    ·       Experience in operating light equipment and trucks with ability to learn heavy equipment operation.

    ·       A working knowledge of applicable Workplace Safety and Health and WHMIS training.

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

    ·       Ability to work with a minimum of supervision or alone when needed.

    ·       Class 1 Water Treatment, Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection & Treatment certifications and upgrade to class 2 if required.

    ·       Must be able to respond within 30 minutes of an emergency.


    Job Duties:

    ·       Assisting in the repair and maintenance of the utilities including but not limited to the water treatment plant, water distribution system, sewers and lift stations.

    ·       Assisting in the general operation and maintenance of all services within the Municipality of Pembina.

    ·       The employee in this position will also be expected to work extended hours, weekends and in emergency situations as required.

    ·       Compliance with the Municipality of Pembina Human Resource Policy, Work Place Health and Safety Standards and the Municipality of Pembina Health and Safety Manual.  All training deemed necessary for the position will be provided by the municipality.


    The Municipality of Pembina offers a comprehensive benefits package and pension plan.  Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.  An application package is available by contacting:


    Wes Unrau, CAO

    Municipality of Pembina

    360 Highway No. 3

    Manitou, MB

    R0G 1G0


    Phone: (204)242-2838

    Fax: (204) 242-2798


    Applicants who do not meet the above qualifications will be welcomed, provided they are willing to obtain certification in the future.  The deadline of application submissions is open until filled.

  • 06 Jun 2018 8:38 AM | Iva Last (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.  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


    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:          Website:


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

  • 07 May 2018 9:57 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Operations Manager


    Responsibilities and Expectations Overview:

    Reporting to the General Manager, Western Canada Utility Operations, the Operations Manager role will be responsible for the different regions operational responsibilities, business development, project execution, quality service delivery, safety, financial accountability and people development. This position will be based out of Kamloops, BC.


    Reporting Structure:

    This position reports to the General Manager, Western Canada Utility Operations.


    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Oversees operations in assigned region, ensuring they are efficient, safe, and in compliance with all relevant policies, regulations and laws.
    • Develops and builds new and existing client relationships with strategic client potential, identifying and capitalizing on business opportunities to grow revenues and profitability.
    • Assists in the development of proposals for new business and integrated solutions.
    • Directs and supervises staff, participating in recruitment, selection, orientation, training and evaluation of employees; maintaining a safe, secure, and legal work environment; developing personal growth opportunities.
    • Provides expertise to Operations Supervisors in resolving any operational issues.
    • Manages client expectations and satisfaction, providing constant communication and resolving conflicts between client and operations team as needed.
    • Assists in the development of proposals for new business and integrated solutions.
    • Participates in the annual budgeting process, providing forecasting data for assigned region.
    • Is responsible for the regions monthly financials and meeting the annual budget in place for the region.
    • Ensures that appropriate professional services agreements are in place for all work projects and that there is appropriate due diligence to compliance of the agreement terms.
    • Projects revenue potential of existing and new clients, defining top clients for continuous relationship improvement.
    • Performs other related duties as required.



    ·       Bachelor’s degree in related field.

    ·       5 years related work experience.


    Interested? Click here to apply à

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