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Current Career Postings


  • 07 Apr 2021 10:41 AM | Bill Brenner (Administrator)

                 The City of Winkler

                Utility Maintenance

    General Duties

    • The Utilities Maintenance role will serve the public by maintaining and operating water and sewer infrastructure and equipment.
    • Install water meters, take readings and perform basic calculations
    • Perform inspections of water meters, backflow prevention devices, grease/pit interceptors and provide reports
    • Provide support to staff in repairing infrastructure
    • Operate light service equipment
    • Perform routine work assignments

    Qualifications

    • Experience in water and wastewater facilities preferred
    • Ability to obtain Class 3 driver’s licence 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, extended periods of walking required
    • Grade 12 education is required

    Leadership

    • This role works under the supervision of the Utilities Foreman

    Work Hours

    • This position requires standby and on call duties to respond to afterhours emergencies.
    • Occasional overtime may be required

    Forward resumes by April 16, 2021.
    City of Winkler
    185 Main Street
    Winkler, MB
    R6W 1B4
    jakewiens@cityofwinkler.ca
    Attention: Jake Wiens, Utilities Foreman

    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.


  • 31 Mar 2021 3:33 PM | Bill Brenner (Administrator)

     Village of Haines Junction

      Employment Opportunity

    Public Works Manager

    Haines Junction lies on the edge of the vast and spectacular wilderness of Kluane National Park which contains the largest internationally protected area on earth and the planet’s largest non-polar ice fields.  Haines Junction offers a wonderful lifestyle for the person who wishes to live closer to nature or who is an outdoor recreational enthusiast.  We are in the southwestern corner of the Yukon and are approximately 160 kilometers from the capital city of 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 Manager.  We offer a competitive benefits package and a positive and highly diverse working environment.

    Reports to:

    Chief Administrative Officer

    Scope of Duties:

    Responsible for the effective and efficient operation of the Village: parks, arena, transportation system, water and sewer system, and solid waste and recycling system.  Additionally, responsibilities include ensuring the structural and operational integrity of all municipal facilities. 

    Soft Skill Set:

    Good interpersonal and staff management skills; strong time management; excellent work ethic, collaborative, flexibility, and adaptability; self-motivated; strong critical thinking and problem-solving ability; political acumen; customer service orientation; good verbal, and written communication skills; enjoys accepting new challenges and learning new things; honesty and confidentiality. Willingness to perform operating as well as administrative roles.

    Hard Skill Set:

    Minimum typing speed 20 wpm; working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word and Excel.   

    Experience Required

    Successfully worked in a senior management position in a unionized public works setting with an emphasis on water & sewer systems and landfill & recycling operations.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Minimum EOCP Level Two (2) Water Treatment
    Minimum EOCP Level Two (2) Water Distribution
    EOCP Direct Responsible Charge
    Heavy Equipment Operating Experience
    Valid Class 3a

    For more information, please contact Dan Rodin.

    Please submit a cover letter, resumes, and enquiries to:   

    Dan Rodin, Chief Administrative Officer
    Email: cao@hainesjuction.ca
    Phone: 867-634-7100
    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.


  • 31 Mar 2021 3:17 PM | Bill Brenner (Administrator)

    Village of Haines Junction

    Employment Opportunity

    Public Works Utility Maintenance Operator Two (2)

    Haines Junction lies on the edge of the vast and spectacular wilderness of Kluane National Park which contains the largest internationally protected area on earth and the planet’s largest non-polar ice fields.  Haines Junction offers a wonderful lifestyle for the person who wishes to live closer to nature or who is an outdoor recreational enthusiast.  We are in the southwestern corner of the Yukon and are approximately 160 kilometers from the capital city of 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 Two (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).  Individuals with proven supervisory skills may be offered a position as Public Works Lead Hand (union position) or Public Works Foreman (non-union position).

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Water & Wastewater

    The successful candidate will be expected to perform all the duties of a Water Operator Two (2) including those  required of an Environmental Operator Certificate Program Direct Responsible Charge.  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;  
    • 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; and,
    • Participate in rotational after hours and weekend on-call/standby/overtime.

    Other

    Haines Junction is a small municipality.  All Public Works employees are required to  perform duties in the following areas:

    • Water and Wastewater;
    • Landfill and Recycling;
    • Roads and Streets;  
    • Parks, Trails and Greenspace; and,
    • Facility Maintenance.
    • Supervision and training of employees; and,
    • 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 willingness 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 organizational and interpersonal skills;
    • Ability to work alone under minimal supervision; and,
    • Valid first aid certificate or willingness to obtain.

    Desired Qualifications

    • Thorough knowledge of the operation, maintenance and construction of water distribution systems and sewage collection systems;
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks;
    • Skilled trades experience and proven ability to troubleshoot considered a strong asset; and,
    • Experience in solid waste handling.

    Special Skills

    • Good mechanical aptitude;
    • Training in confined space entrant/attendant, WHIMIS, TDG, Aerial platform, fire extinguisher, fall protection, lock out/tag out and traffic control considered an asset;
    • Project management experience and/or training;
    • Physically fit, with handling objects up to 30kgs required routinely; and,
    • Proven ability to supervise staff.

    The Collective Agreement starting wage for this position will be $33.81 – $38.58 per hour, depending upon experience and certifications.

    Please submit a cover letter, resumes, and enquiries to:    
    Dan Rodin, Chief Administrative Officer
    Email: cao@hainesjuction.ca
    Phone: 867-634-7100
    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.


  • 17 Feb 2021 8:41 AM | Bill Brenner (Administrator)

     

    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

    ASSISTANT UTILITY OPERATOR

    The Rural Municipality of Fisher invites applications for the position of Assistant Utility Operator. This will be a training position, with the possibility of transitioning to a permanent position as the Utility Operator in the Summer of 2021. This position demands a high level of accuracy and dependability.

    The normal hours of work are four (4) hours per day, Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Candidates must be willing and available to be on-call for emergent situations. 

    Applicants:

    - MUST obtain certification in Small systems water works operator certificate and Small systems wastewater works operator certificate. (can be done during training period).

    - Must be 18 years of age or older, hold a valid driver’s licence and have a vehicle, minimum grade 10 education.

    - Strong mechanical skills a definite asset.

    - Willing to work as part of a team and may be called upon to help out in other duties within the municipality.

    - Friendly, team player, responsible and a strong work ethic is expected.

    The Assistant Utility Operator will report to the Chief Administrative Officer. For copies of job description and pay as per CUPE Collective agreement please contact The Rural Municipality of Fisher at 204-372-6393.

    Position remains open until suitable candidate is found.  

    Kelly Marykuca, CMMA
    Rural Municipality of Fisher
    Box 280 Fisher Branch, MB, R0C 0Z0
    fishercao@mymts.net
    Phone: (204) 372-6393 

  • 16 Nov 2020 5:13 PM | Bill Brenner (Administrator)

    The Municipality of Gimli invites written applications for the position of

    UTILITY TECHNICIAN

    The Rural Municipality of Gimli is accepting applications for the full time position of Utility Technician, Water treatment and distribution class II, Wastewater collection II, Wastewater treatment III. This position is under the direct supervision of the Manager of Utility Services and is responsible for performing various tasks necessary for the maintenance and operation of the municipal sewer and water utilities within Provincial regulations.  Current systems include Sewage Treatment Plant (Class 3) and 1 Water plant (Class 1 and 2).Water Distribution  II . Wastewater Collection II.

    Applicants are required to have an unrestricted Provincial Certification for Water treatment and distribution class II, Wastewater collection II, Wastewater treatment III.  Preference will be given to those who either possess or have the ability to obtain a higher Provincial certification level than the required unrestricted Provincial Certifications and who have previous municipal experience in utility and public works services.

    The incumbent will be required to hold a valid class five Manitoba driver’s license, Class 3 preferred.  The incumbent will be required to work shift work, including weekends, and will be  available for any call out emergencies that may arise from time to time.  Salary in accordance with the Collective Agreement.

    Resumes complete with a minimum of three references and a copy of related education transcripts and Provincial Certifications will be received.

    Rural Municipality of Gimli

    PO Box 1246

    Gimli, MB.  R0C 1B0

    Email; gimli@rmgimli.com

    We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those individuals considered for an interview will be contacted.


  • 02 Nov 2020 1:33 PM | Bill Brenner (Administrator)

    The Opportunity.

    Not much is more important than clean water, that’s why we’ve recently commissioned state of the art water and waste water treatment facilities.   So, if you’re passionate about helping provide this precious resource to those within your community and get excited about the potential of fine-tuning our new plant, we’re looking for you to lead it.   The Town of Ladysmith is seeking a permanent full-time Level IV Chief Operator.

    Why work at the Town of Ladysmith?

    Our team, across the entire organization, works for purpose, balance and community.  We are all engaged to create a safe, caring, and well managed work environment that reflects the quality of its people. 

    As your employer we want to be an important part of your life, but we also want you to have a life.  The Town of Ladysmith supports its employees with competitive total compensation including vacation, health & dental benefits and wellness programs including employee family assistance and the ability to deal with personal and family life.

    We also recognize you need to enjoy your work and the people you work with.  At the Town of Ladysmith, we are growing and evolving. This creates a motivating environment and work community, and will keep you excited about your job day after day. We are colleagues, mentors and friends.

    The Location.

    Nestled on the eastern shores of spectacular Vancouver Island the Town of Ladysmith has a population of approximately 9,000 people, provides an inviting small town atmosphere and yet, is only a short commute to all the amenities of a major urban centre. Residents enjoy excellent community and recreational facilities and year-round opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.

    The Position.

    As you’ve likely already experienced, commissioning a new water treatment plant can present a lot of unexpected issues.  As a result your days within the chief operator role will be diverse and varied while you lead a team of experienced operators towards the safe and efficient day-to-day maintenance and operation of the Towns’ new water treatment system.

    The Requirements.

    To ensure success, you will have a minimum seven years’ experience in Municipal water and waste water treatment as well as EOCP level IV water treatment, level II waste water treatment, level II water distribution, and level I water collection certifications.

    How to Apply.

    Interested in joining our team? If your background mirrors our requirements, we’d love to hear from you.  Please submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to hr@ladysmith.ca referencing competition #2020-26.  This competition will remain open until filled.

    For a complete opportunity profile, please visit our website at https://www.ladysmith.ca/city-hall/careers-volunteering/current-vacancies and for further information, contact:

    Kevin Goldfuss, Manager of Operations

    Public Works, 330 6th Avenue

    Ladysmith, BC V9G 1A2

    (e) hr@ladysmith.ca

    (p) 250.245.6447



  • 10 Sep 2020 9:32 AM | Iva Last

    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

    Full-Time Utility Plant Operator

    This position is responsible for the routine operation of the Town of Churchill’s water / wastewater treatment and distribution systems.  This includes the CR30 Pump House, Lake Pump House, Water Pumping Station, Water Treatment Plant and Sewer Treatment Plant.

    Reporting directly to the Chief Engineer of Utilities, the successful candidate is a person who is committed to working in a team environment, have a very strong work ethic with the ability to identify analyze and propose solutions to water and wastewater issues.

    The successful candidates will possess:

    ·        5th Class Power Engineering Certificate

    ·        Water & Wastewater Treatment Level 2 Certificates

    ·        Wastewater Collection and Water Distribution Level 1 Certificates

    ·        A valid Manitoba Class 5 Drivers License

    ·        Ability to work independently with minimal supervision ensuring the safety of personal, building and equipment

    ·        Ability to understand and follow safety procedures

    ·        A positive attitude, with an eagerness to learn and develop skills

    Consideration will be given to applicants without full certification who have the ability to obtain the certifications within a prescribed timeframe.

    This position is represented by a labour union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the USWA Local 8660 Collective Bargaining Agreement.

    A complete job description outlining the duties and responsibilities is available.

    Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

    ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO:

    The Town of Churchill

    Administration Services Office

    P.O Box 459

    Churchill, MB

    R0B 0E0

    Fax: 204.675.2934

    email: careers@churchill.ca 

    Open until filled
  • 03 Sep 2020 12:11 PM | Iva Last

    Nestled on the north shore of the Lake of the Woods, Kenora combines vibrant city life with a rich cultural history in a setting of abundant natural beauty. Located directly east of Winnipeg on the Ontario-Manitoba border, Kenora has a year-round population of 15,000+ that swells to over 30,000 during the summer months and is the district hub for over 50,000 people. 

    The City of Kenora is dedicated to providing a rich quality of life to both its seasonal and permanent residents.  Branded as North America's Premier Boating Destination, the Lake of the Woods and its 14,522 islands offer year-round recreational enjoyment including fishing, boating, snowmobiling, skating and skiing. The City of Kenora currently has an opening for a:

    Water and Wastewater Division Lead

    Are you a collaborator who wants to build a purposeful team? Whether it be off-the-cuff dialogue or brief updates to your manager, are you organized and to the point? Do you bring ownership and accountability to your team by creating a supportive and motivated work environment where staff are encouraged to stretch and grow their skillset?

    Reporting to the Manager of Operations & Infrastructure, the Water & Wastewater Division Lead is responsible for policy implementation and administering the operation and maintenance activities of the Water & Wastewater Division. Ideally, the successful candidate will bring:

    Ø  Post-secondary education in the likely domains of Water and Wastewater, Environmental or Civil Engineering disciplines.

    Ø  Class II certifications in Water Distribution, Wastewater Treatment and Wastewater Collection, and Class III in Water Treatment Operations.

    Ø  Three (3) years progressive experience in a municipal drinking water environment, particularly with a large, municipal, residential drinking water treatment facility.

    Ø  Three (3) years’ related supervisory success in a unionized environment.

    Ø  Responsible Operator (ORO) as required under Ontario Regulation 128/04, Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Guideline No. 5.1, and Drinking Water Operator/Water Quality Analyst Certification, as amended.

    Ø  Thorough understanding of the requirements of the applicable regulations that pertain to the operation and maintenance of water supply, water treatment and water distribution systems, including but not necessarily limited to: the Permit to Take Water, the Safe Drinking Water Act, the Clean Water Act, and all applicable regulations pertinent to the role that may come into effect.

    Ø  Thorough working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and all other applicable Federal, Provincial and Municipal legislation, regulations, bylaws and policies.

    Ø  Familiarity with various other fields related to water/wastewater treatment that include mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, PLC, and SCADA control systems. Familiarity with water quality requirements such as chemical analysis, chemical dosing, basic laboratory skills and requirements, monitoring equipment operations and maintenance.

    If you have established an impressive track record of problem solving and innovation in a highly safety conscious environment; have the ability to develop step-by-step processes from targeting a problem to developing a solution; have honed your ability to balance time constraints and a heavy workload while managing a complement of staff and projects; have time and priority management skills that allow you to identify risk and urgency and to adjust projects and workloads with agility to ensure success, we would like to hear from you.

    To discuss the position in confidence, please call or email. Resumes can be directed to:  search@leadershipsource.ca

    Lynda Schroeder, Senior Consultant

    lschroeder@leadershipsource.ca

    Main: 306.543.1666


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