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  • 24 Jan 2020 8:46 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

     Recruitment Details
    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.
    Wastewater Treatment Operator-In-Training
    (Up to four Permanent Positions)
    Wastewater Services Division
    Water and Waste Department
    Posting No: 118727
    Closing Date: February 5, 2020
    Job Profile
    This is an entry level position that is responsible for operating and
    maintaining equipment that treats wastewater for safe return to the Red &Assiniboine Rivers in Winnipeg. Proper treatment of wastewater allows the City of Winnipeg to meet applicable environmental license requirements and achieves the mandate of the Wastewater Services Division. Staff at this level assists in performing the work of the division and to receive skills training in preparation for assuming the higher levels of responsibility.
    Employees advance from the Operator in Training to Level 1A & 1B, Level 2A & 2B, Level 3A & 3B, and Level 4. Each level requires increasing skill, education and experience, and assumes increasing scopes of responsibility.
    As the Wastewater Treatment Operator-in-Training you will:
    1. Assist operating staff in the routine operation of the wastewater
    treatment facilities.
    2. Perform routine plant functions, such as grit and screenings removal
    and the upkeep of associated equipment.
    3. Clean, in a safe manner, the following: digester tanks, grit tanks,
    sedimentation tanks, aeration tanks, final settling tanks, boilers and
    other tanks for inspection by others.
    4. Perform general housekeeping duties including the cleaning of
    buildings and equipment, painting of pipes and equipment.
    5. Unplug and clean any pump, pipeline, heat exchanger, etc., as
    required.
    6. Perform preventative and corrective maintenance duties on
    mechanical, electrical and instrumentation equipment, both
    independently and in conjunction with maintenance staff, as required.
    7. Collect effluent samples, conduct tests, perform calculations, keep
    records, log information and prepare operational reports, as required.
    8. Maintain and retrieve operating plant data using operating information systems.
    9. Employees must successfully complete skill training and certification
    requirements within the required timeframes in order to maintain
    employment and progress.
    10. Comply with all safety regulations and follows safe work practices.
    11. Perform other related duties consistent with the classification, as
    assigned.
    Your education and qualifications include:
    1. Minimum Grade 12 graduation, G.E.D Certificate or equivalent
    training/experience.

    2. Minimum of two (2) years’ post-secondary education in a water or
    wastewater works operations, engineering, science, or a related field.
    [Note: Post-secondary education must meet the required Continuing
    Education Unit (CEU) equivalency under the Water and Wastewater
    Facility Operators Regulation 77/2003.]
    3. Immediate application for “Operator-in-Training” Class Certificate for
    a Class 4 Facility under the Environment Act within the first 30 days
    of employment.
    4. Successful completion of the Sacramento State College Field Study
    training program for operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants Levels
    1 and 2 within 18 months of the appointment.
    5. Must obtain Manitoba Class 1 Wastewater System Operator
    Certification within 18 months of the appointment.
    6. 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.
    7. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
    8. Demonstrated ability to operate various hand and power tools.
    9. Knowledge of mechanical, electrical and instrumentation equipment.
    10. Able to work with a minimum of supervision.
    11. Must have, or be able to acquire within 12 months of employment,
    First Aider Level 1 Certification.
    12. Knowledge and understanding of the occupational hazards, safety
    precautions, regulations and procedures that are applicable to the
    area of work.
    13. Must be willing to perform shift and/or standby duty on weekends and evenings on a rotation basis.
    Conditions of employment:
    1. A Police Information Check satisfactory to the employer will be
    required from the successful candidate, at their expense.
    2. Must possess and maintain a valid Manitoba Class 5 Driver’s Licence.
    3. Must be physically capable of performing all the duties of this position, which may include, but are not limited to: working outdoors in
    potentially extreme weather conditions, ability to lift between 25 to 50
    lbs., and the ability to perform work in confined space environments
    (SCBA).
    4. Must successfully pass a respirator mask fit test (requires employee to be clean shaven at work) and complete confined space training.
    CORE COMPETENCIES for ALL EMPLOYEES OF THE CITY OF WINNIPEG: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 Application Form (
    Required).
    2. Documentation of completion of Grade 12 graduation or G.E.D. and
    copies of transcripts for post-secondary courses.
    3. Your application documents must clearly indicate how you meet the
    qualifications of the position.

    *Applications submitted without REQUIRED
    documentation will not be considered.*
    Notes
    Online applications can be submitted at http://www.winnipeg.ca/hr/. 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 $1,864.24 bi-weekly, as per the
    Wastewater Treatment Operator in Training classification within the CUPE Collective Agreement.
    The qualifications for this classification are in accordance with the
    certification requirements as outlined in the Water and Wastewater Facility Operators Regulations under the Environment Act.
    Applicants being considered will be required to undergo a medical
    assessment at the Occupational Health Branch.
    This is a training position in which the employee is required to become
    familiar with the operation of all components of the City’s wastewater
    treatment plants.
    Training will be provided by the Department in accordance with the skills requirements of the Wastewater Treatment Operator classification series.
    Willingness to apply for training in the performance of the responsibilities of the Wastewater Treatment Operator classification series must be demonstrated and application for training approved by the Department.
    Employees advance through various Levels (Level OIT/1, 2, 3, and 4) that require increasing skill, education and experience, and that assume increasing scope of responsibility. Staff at this level is required to assist in performing the work of the division and to receive skills training in preparation for assuming the higher levels of responsibility.
    The successful applicant may be required to work in confined areas and
    hazardous locations where the wearing of self-contained breathing
    equipment is necessary due to lack of oxygen and/or presence of harmful gases.
    Wastewater Treatment Plants are facilities that during the course of a normal working day may subject an employee to noxious odors, gas, dust, and occasional exposure to adverse weather.
    The successful applicant will be required to provide a Notice of Driver’s
    Licence In Force document upon request.
    The successful applicant will be required to complete job specific training required for this position as directed.

    We have great benefits and competitive salaries, and we are committed to ongoing learning and career development!WE SEEK DIVERSITY IN OUR WORKPLACE. INDIGENOUS PERSONS, WOMEN, VISIBLE MINORITIES, AND PERSONS WITH A DISABILITY ARE ENCOURAGED TO SELF-DECLARE.
    Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Requests
    for Reasonable Accommodation will be accepted during the hiring process.

  • 23 Jan 2020 3:57 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    The City of Winkler

    Utility Maintenance

    Under the direction of the Utilities Foreman, the successful candidate will serve the Community by maintaining and operating water and sewer infrastructure and equipment.  Standby and on call duties to respond to after-hours emergencies will be required.

    Qualifications

    ·       Experience in water and wastewater facilities preferred

    ·       Ability to obtain Class 3 driver’s license within 6 months of hire date

    ·       Possess basic electrical and plumbing knowledge

    ·       Ability to gain through studies – Manitoba Water and Wastewater certification

    o   Class 1 Water Treatment & Distribution within 1 year of employment

    o   Class 1 Wastewater Treatment & Collection within 1 year of employment

    ·       Will be required to obtain Confined Space Training, Transportation of Dangerous Goods, forklift, basic first aid, CPR and immunization for Hepatitis

    ·       Clear written and oral communication skills are required.

    ·       Physically capable of performing work tasks

    ·       Grade 12 education is required

    Forward resumes with cover letter by February 5, 2020 to:

                City of Winkler

                185 Main Street

                Winkler, MB

                R6W 1B4

                jakewiens@cityofwinkler.ca

                Subject: Utilities Maintenance Application, Name

    We thank all candidates for their expression of interest; however we will contact only those under consideration.  Candidates may be subject to a criminal record check.


  • 23 Dec 2019 1:21 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    City of Portage la Prairie

      Waterworks Maintenance

    The City of Portage la Prairie is accepting resumes for the Waterworks Maintenance position. Under the general supervision of the Waterworks Foreman, performs manual labouring tasks in the maintenance and construction of water & wastewater conveyance systems.

    REQUIRED TO OPERATE EQUIPMENT SUCH AS:

    Sewer jet (air brake endorsement), roto rooter, dump truck, energizer, quickie saw, jack hammer, manual tools, forklift, pumps, steamer, front end loader, two-way radio, meter reading equipment, light duty vehicle.

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:   

    ·       Completion of Grade 12.

    ·       Province of MB Class II Certificate in Water Distribution and in Wastewater Collection.

    ·        Special Boiler Certificate.

    • A valid driver’s license with Air Brake endorsement.

    HOURS OF WORK: 8:00am to 4:30 pm, 1/2 hour for lunch.

    SALARY:  $26.42 per hour as per CUPE collective agreement. (2020 rate) This is a unionized position and is subject to all terms and conditions of the collective agreement or subsequent amending agreements.

    Please email resumes to hr@city-plap.com or drop off applications at City Hall attention Human Resources Officer. Applications must be received not later than 4:30 pm on Friday January 3rd, 2020 and marked Competition # 2019-14 

    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.


  • 23 Sep 2019 3:43 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Wastewater Operator 

    Are you looking to grow your professional career in a rural community? Do you want to work for an innovative company that will invest in your potential? Welcome to HyLife; Canada’s leading pork producer. HyLife creates limitless opportunities for passionate professionals in a global business setting. Our growing company is searching for top talent to join our team in the role of Wastewater Operator located in the community of Neepawa.

    Your days will include:

    ·        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

    To succeed in this role you possess:

    • Preference will be given to: Related Post-Secondary education in Wastewater Treatment/Waste Water Collection, OIT, and Level 1 or greater.

    ·        College or University diploma/degree in a science or environmental related field

    ·        Valid driver license

    ·        Preference given for experience with QMS and predictive/preventative maintenance programs

    If you thrive on new experiences and want to be a part of a team with international reach, apply today at http://hylife.com/current-opportunities/.

    For more information about Neepawa: https://www.neepawa.ca/

    Your Future starts now!


  • 08 Aug 2019 3:03 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Village of Haines Junction

    Employment Opportunity

    Public Works Utility Maintenance Operator 2

    Haines Junction lies on the edge the vast and spectacular wilderness of Kluane National Park including the largest internationally protected area on earth and the planet’s largest non-polar ice fields. It is a community that offers a high quality of living with unparalleled recreational opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast. Located in the southwestern corner of the Yukon Territory, approximately 160 kilometers from Yukon’s capital city Whitehorse, Haines Junction and the surrounding area is home to roughly 900 residents, and we are looking for one more.

    The Village of Haines Junction invites applications for the permanent full time position of Public Works Utility Maintenance Operator 2. We offer a competitive benefits package and a positive and highly diverse working environment. This is a bargaining unit position within the local of Y042 (Yukon Employees union)  

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

    ·        Testing and calibrating; water, wastewater, instruments and controls for compliance and operation

    ·        Monitoring the performance and control of water and wastewater systems.

    ·        Operate, service and inspect plant equipment, pumps, lift stations, hydrants, and associated infrastructure.

    ·        Operate maintenance tools and heavy equipment including backhoe, excavator, wheel loader, dump truck, sewer flusher and snow removal equipment  

    ·        Perform preventative maintenance and ensure maintenance and plant records are accurate and up to date.

    ·        Develop and follow standard operating procedures for plant equipment and instrumentation.

    ·        Assist in routine and emergency repairs to water and wastewater distribution systems.

    ·        Complete water system certification training and continuing education requirements.

    ·        Play a key role in managing and completing large capital projects

    ·        Participate in rotational after hours and weekend on call/standby/overtime

    ·        Other duties may be assigned as required.

    Minimum Qualifications

    ·        Grade 12 or equivalent (G.E.D.)

    ·        Minimum 3 years’ experience in municipal water utility or an equivalent combination of education and experience

    ·        Completion of recognized water and wastewater program, with a level two or higher certification in the discipline of water treatment.

    ·        Valid Class 3 Yukon Motor Vehicle Operators Licence or equivalent, or wiliness to obtain. Must be able to provide driver’s abstract.

    ·        Ability to understand and operate SCADA systems

    ·        Able to meet the physical demands of the position, including outdoor work in inclement weather conditions.

    ·        Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

    ·        Ability to effectively use computer applications related to the position and duties.

    ·        Excellent interpersonal skills.

    ·        Excellent organizational skills

    ·        Ability to work alone under minimal supervision.

    ·        Valid first aid certificate or willingness to obtain

    Desired Qualifications

    ·        Thorough knowledge of the operation, maintenance and construction of water distribution systems.

    ·        Thorough knowledge of the operation, maintenance and construction of sewage collection systems.

    ·        Level two or higher qualification in water distribution, wastewater collection and wastewater treatment.

    ·        Ability to manage multiple tasks

    ·        Skilled trades experience and proven ability to troubleshoot considered a strong asset.

    ·        Experience in solid waste handling

    Special Skills

    ·        Good mechanical aptitude.

    ·        Training in confined space entrant/attendant, WHIMIS, TDG, Aerial platform, safety in bear country, fire extinguisher, fall protection, lock out/tag out and traffic control considered an asset.

    ·        Project management training

    ·        Physically fit, with handling objects up to 30kgs required routinely

    ·        Proven ability to supervise staff

    The starting wage for this position will be $32.74 – $35.90 per hour,
    depending upon experience and certifications.

    Please submit a cover letter, resumes and enquiries to:    

    Collin Kallio Public Works Lead Hand

    Email: leadhand@hainesjuction.ca

    Phone: 867-634-5322

    Fax 867-634-2008

    Village of Haines Junction

    Box 5339 Haines Junction, Yukon, Y0B 1L0

                   We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted. 

    This position will remain open until filled. 


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