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  • 10 Sep 2020 9:32 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    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
  • 08 Sep 2020 2:32 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Water Treatment Plant Operator

    Pembina Valley Water Cooperative is hiring a Water Treatment Plant Operator to join their team at the Letellier plant.  Experienced operators or someone wanting to start a new career in water are both encouraged to apply.

    Position Description:

    Perform day-to-day activities consisting of the control of the water treatment process, which impacts the volume and quality of the potable water.  This may include performance of day-to-day maintenance, process checks, troubleshooting, laboratory, administration, special study work or duties with respect to reservoirs and pumping stations.

    ·       Excellent benefits package offered by the municipal government program

    ·       Company matched retirement savings program (starts at 8% match)

    ·       Strong support for internal training to obtain CEU’s for progression

    ·       Strong safety focus

    ·       Day shifts and some weekends

    Qualifications:

    ·       Water Treatment Certification an asset

    ·       Ability to work at heights, in confined spaces and in inclement weather conditions

    ·       Valid driver’s licence

    ·       Good communication skills

    ·       A good team player and positive attitude

    ·       Good mechanical aptitude

    ·       Experience in a computerized environment

    ·       Post secondary education or experience in mechanical or electrical field an asset.

    Training will be provided to obtain water plant operator certification.

    Interested applicants should forward their resume to water@pvwc.ca by September 18, 2020 or call 204-324-1931 for more information.

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


  • 08 Sep 2020 2:31 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Water Treatment Plant Operator

    Pembina Valley Water Cooperative is hiring a Water Treatment Plant Operator to join their team at the Morris plant.  Experienced operators or someone wanting to start a new career in water are both encouraged to apply.

    Position Description:

    Perform day-to-day activities consisting of the control of the water treatment process, which impacts the volume and quality of the potable water.  This may include performance of day-to-day maintenance, process checks, troubleshooting, laboratory, administration, special study work or duties with respect to reservoirs and pumping stations.

    ·       Excellent benefits package offered by the municipal government program

    ·       Company matched retirement savings program (starts at 8% match)

    ·       Strong support for internal training to obtain CEU’s for progression

    ·       Strong safety focus

    ·       Day shifts and some weekends

    Qualifications:

    ·       Water Treatment Certification an asset

    ·       Ability to work at heights, in confined spaces and in inclement weather conditions

    ·       Valid driver’s licence

    ·       Good communication skills

    ·       A good team player and positive attitude

    ·       Good mechanical aptitude

    ·       Experience in a computerized environment

    ·       Post secondary education or experience in mechanical or electrical field an asset.

    Training will be provided to obtain water plant operator certification.

    Interested applicants should forward their resume to water@pvwc.ca by September 18, 2020 or call 204-324-1931 for more information.

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


  • 03 Sep 2020 12:11 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    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


  • 18 Aug 2020 9:10 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

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

    Qualifications:

    Essential:

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

    ·       Basic plumbing, piping and mechanical skills.

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

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

    ·       Ability to work in confined spaces.

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

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

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

    Desired:

    ·       Class 1 Water Treatment, Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection & Treatment certifications.

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

    ·       Class 3A drivers licence.

    Job Duties:

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

    ·       Assisting in the general operation in the Public Works Departments involving general maintenance works 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, Workplace 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; travel and overnight stays may be required.

    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

    Email: admin@pembina.ca

    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.


  • 13 Aug 2020 3:51 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Supervisor, Water Treatment Operations

    Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

    About Us

    The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (which includes Fort McMurray and nine other communities) is a key economic growth engine for both the province of Alberta and for Canada. Ranking among the largest municipalities in North America, by area, the Municipality is a vibrant, diverse and progressive community nestled amid the boreal forest and breathtaking northern lights.

    As an Employer, we value our people, working together, accountability and integrity. We thrive on innovative ideas that offer our employees exciting and unparalleled opportunities for professional development and growth. From new graduates to seasoned professionals, from adventure seekers to those seeking to raise their family, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo is a dynamic place to work, live and play. 

    About the Opportunity

    The Supervisor, Water Treatment Operations is responsible for providing guidance and support in all areas of water treatment operations. Primary responsibilities of this position include:

    Employee Development:Performs supervisory tasks for assigned team members. Works with team to plan and balance workload. Ensures that the team is managed fairly and consistently and that work processes are followed and coordinated to guarantee service levels. Mentors, coaches, and provides support to staff. Assists in recruitment and training of staff.

    Research and Implementation: Participates in the continuous research, development, improvement, and implementation of effective departmental strategies, tools, and guidelines based on the Municipality’s best practices. Analyzes the effectiveness of departmental programs and makes suggestions for further improvement. Provides input on department business plans, initiatives, and budget to ensure continuous achievement of department goals.

    Operational Guidance: Maintains communication with external agencies involved in water treatment operations and prepares reports for submission to Federal and Provincial regulatory agencies, Health Centers, and First Nations. Identifies and recommends changes to

    communication strategies affecting water treatment. Ensures all required special reports are prepared and issued in a timely manner in accordance with applicable legislation. Responsible for the operations of all Water Treatment, truck fill and Pump house facilities. Maintains service levels, professional working environment, and written procedures. Administers resources within limits determined by Manager, Water Treatment. Procures services and consumables required by operations. Sets tone for operational unit. Interacts with and supports the maintenance team. Ensures plants are operated and maintained according to relevant legislation and standards. Ensures standards are strictly followed to guarantee compliance with environmental and public safety requirements.

    About You

    We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate:

    • The ability to empower people and inspire a team to work together in achieving departmental goals and priorities;
    • Proven and demonstrated commitment to safe work practices;
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills that fosters a respectful and inclusive work environmental;
    • Practical organizational skills and the ability to maintain effective leadership in a dynamic and busy environment;
    • Proven customer focus with demonstrated ability to build effective relationships with internal customers, external providers, and industry contacts;
    • Thorough understanding of all legislation, standards, and best practices pertaining to water treatment operations;
    • Proficient in various software applications;
    • Sound, practical judgment using independent decision making; and
    • Knowledge of all equipment and processes used in water treatment operations.

    Required Education:

    Water Treatment Level III.  Water Treatment Level IV must be obtained within 18 months of filling the position.  Water Distribution, Wastewater Treatment and collection certification is considered an asset.   Trades certificate is considered an asset.

    Required Experience:

    Seven (7) years of experience in a municipal water treatment environment with a minimum of two (2) years of experience in a supervisory role.  Experience working in a public sector environment with unionized and non-unionized employees considered an asset.

    For those interested in applying to this position, please forward your resume to the attention of JoAnn Beliveau, Senior Partner with the David Aplin Group at jbeliveau@aplin.com.


  • 28 Jul 2020 9:25 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

    Town of Gillam

    Water Works Operator

    Full time permanent

    CIRCULAR:  #2020-07- INTERNAL/EXTERNAL

    DUTIES:

    •        Performs operational duties such as Monitoring Meters, collecting Samples, controlling and adjusting chemicals levels
    •        Performs and records laboratory tests to monitor treatment processes
    • Assists with maintenance and repairs on equipment such as DAF units, saturators, motors, pumps, sand filters, UV bulbs and ballasts, sequencing batch reactors, waste wagon, grit removal
    •         Performs maintenance and repairs on distribution and collection systems
    •         Cleans and maintains treatment facilities and associated areas
    •         Unloads and stocks chemicals and other materials received
    • Follow all Town policies, procedures and applicable Provincial and/or Federal

    statutes and regulations.

    • Operate and maintain simple power tools, hand tools and equipment.
    • Assist other employees as directed.
    • Assist in training new/other employees.
    • Work with other employees as a team.

    ·        Other duties as assigned.

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

    ·        Indoor and outdoor.

    ·        Lifting 50 lbs

    ·        Handling chemical drums

    ·        40 hour work week.

    ·        Overtime and on-call shifts are required.

    REQUIREMENTS/COMPETENCIES:

    ·        Certified Water Treatment Plant Operator Class 3

    ·        Certified Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator Class 2

    ·        Certified Collections Operator Class 1

    ·        Certified Distribution Operator Class 1

    ·        Minimum 18 years of age.

    ·        Valid Class 5 Manitoba Driver’s License.

    ·        Physically capable of performing all duties of the position.

    ·        Excellent communication skills, oral and written.

    ·        Able to work with minimum supervision.

    WAGE RATE and BENEFITS(as per current IBEW contract):

    • $27.00 – 30.86  per hour
    • Housing provided (rent and utilities approx. $70 bi-weekly)
    • Northern Living Allowance $150-$275 bi-weekly
    • Full benefits (dental, prescriptions, etc.)
    • Full pension
    • 3 week vacation after one year service – 4wk/2yr service, 5wk/3yr service, 6wk/4yr service, 7wk/15yr service
    • 500 hour replenishable bank time
    • Northern trips (up to 3 trips paid to fly or drive south to Winnipeg)
    • Medical trips (paid trips to see medical specialist as required)
    • Overtime is Double time pay/bank
    • Cell phone allowance
    • Work vehicle provided

    APPLICATION DEADLINE:

    • August 31, 2020

    APPLICATIONS AND INQUIRIES TO BE DIRECTED TO:

    Jesse Taylor, Water Works Manager

    jtaylor@townofgillam.com

    1(204) 871-4500 cell

    1(204) 652-3150 office


  • 27 Jul 2020 8:54 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    MANITOBA HOUSING

    Certified Wastewater Operator

    Manitoba Housing is looking for a Certified Wastewater Operator, to perform various duties on an as needed basis at the Lagoon located in St. Laurent, MB.  To ensure compliance with The Environment Act, the successful candidate must be able to provide proof of the qualification listed below.

    QUALIFICATION

    •         Manitoba Water and Wastewater Facility Operators Certification

    DUTIES

    In accordance with Environment Act License No. 744R, the following sampling(s) must be completed bi-annually in spring and fall, prior to discharging of the lagoon.

    •        Discharge of Lagoon
    •      Consult with Manitoba Conservation regarding test results
    •      Make adjustments to the lagoon based on test results for compliance with The Environment Act in relation to discharge of the lagoon
    •        Document results and provide reports
    •        Collect and deliver samples to ALS Labs in Winnipeg

    Sampling for the following parameters must be undertaken and submitted for analysis:

    •        BOD (Biochemical Oxygen Demand – 5 day)
    •       Fecal Coliform Bacteria
    •        Total Suspended Solids
    •         Total Phosphorus
    •        Un-ionized Ammonia content

    For additional information, please contact:

    Laureen Carriere

    Property Manager

    204-870-0475

    APPLY TO:

    Manitoba Housing

    B18-25 Tupper Street N

    Portage la Prairie MB  R1N 3K1

    Or by email to: Laureen.Carriere@gov.mb.ca


  • 16 Jul 2020 11:01 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    THE RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF ROCKWOOD

    UTILITY OPERATOR

    FULL-TIME

    The Rural Municipality of Rockwood’s utility jurisdictions are Stony Mountain, Balmoral, Gunton and a portion of Grosse Isle.

    Under direction of the Utility Manager, the Full-Time Utility Operator will assist in the operation of modern Class II Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment system, Class II Water Distribution Systems, Class II Wastewater Treatment Facility, and Class II Wastewater Collection System.  The Full-Time Utility Operator is expected to conduct necessary daily water analysis to ensure Canadian drinking water quality guidelines are met, and to participate in the work schedule in effect as established by the Utility Manager.  The Full-time Operator will participate in a rotating shift which includes on call, call outs and weekends.

    The successful candidate must possess the following:

    ·        Directly related experience in operation of a 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

    ·        Ability to work with a minimum of supervision or alone

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

    ·        Class II in Water Treatment, or willing to obtain

    ·        Class II in Water Distribution, or willing to obtain

    ·        Class II in Wastewater Collection, or willing to obtain

    ·        Class II in Wastewater Treatment, or willing to obtain

    Duties to commence as soon as possible.

    Applicants who do not meet the above qualifications will be welcomed, providing they are willing to obtain certification in the future.

    Salary shall commensurate with experience.

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and a complete resume outlining education, experience, and three references, and should be submitted in a sealed envelope marked:

    Application Full-Time Utility Operator” on the outside and mailed or delivered to the Attention of Alan Schick, Utility Manager, The Rural Municipality of Rockwood, Box 902, 285 Main Street, Stonewall MB R0C 2Z0, or via Email: info@rockwood.ca or Fax:  204-467-5329.

    The deadline for application submissions is Friday, August 14, 2020.

    For further information on this position, please contact Alan Schick, Utility Manager 204-467-2272.

    The Rural Municipality of Rockwood would like to thank all the applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


  • 07 Jul 2020 3:35 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    FOREMAN - The Town of Langenburg

    The Town of Langenburg invites applications for the position of Public Works Foreman.  Reporting to the Administrator, this person is responsible for the planning and operation of the Public Works department including water and sewer, streets and roads, solid waste disposal, and other Town services.  This is a full-time permanent position encompassing a 40-hour work week.  On-call work may be required.  Training and professional development is offered to the right candidate.

    This position requires:

    ·        Level 2 Water Treatment Certificate

    ·        Level 1 Water Distribution Certificate

    ·        Level 1 Wastewater Treatment and Collection

    ·        (or prepared to obtain the certification on the above)

    ·        A valid driver’s license

    ·        Heavy equipment operating and maintenance experience

    ·        Experience with welding, plumbing, carpentry and mechanical repair

    ·        Team player with demonstrated leadership and human resource management skills

    ·        Proficient in information technology and applications (Computer, GPS, smartphones)

    ·        Familiarity and compliance with Occupational Health & Safety legislation and practices

    ·        Motivated to pursue professional development opportunities for self and staff

    ·        Effective public communication skills and ethics. 

    For the complete employment opportunity posting, please visit langenburg.ca  or http://langenburg.ca/Home/DownloadDocument?docId=02f0dceb-5e92-4111-9ce9-d1cda0db4172 

    Interested individuals are invited to submit a resume including a cover letter and three (3) references, indicating expected salary and date of availability, to Glenda Lemcke, CAO Town of Langenburg, Box 400 Langenburg SK, Fax 306-743-2723 or email langenburgt@sasktel.net Applications will remain open until a suitable applicant is found. 

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