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Public Works Water Utility Operator - Rural Municipality of Whitemouth

23 Dec 2022 9:00 AM | Association Manager (Administrator)

The Rural Municipality of Whitemouth      

Public Works Water Utility Operator

Position: Full Time Public Works/Water utility Operator.

Salary - As per Collective Union Agreement (OE987)

The RM of Whitemouth is seeking a full time Water Utility Operator in the Public Works/Utilities Department.  Under the direct supervision of the Senior Utility Operator.  The candidate will be responsible for various tasks in the Water/Wastewater treatment and distribution division as well as Public Works Maintenance throughout the Rural Municipality of Whitemouth.

Essential Qualifications:

The successful candidate must have:

  • Valid Manitoba certifications in Water Treatment Class 2, Water Distribution Class 1.  Preference may go to Water Treatment Class 2 Certification.  (Water Treatment Class 1 Certification may be accepted from a candidate that meets other Qualifications).
  • Wastewater Small Systems or Wastewater Treatment Class 1 and Wastewater Collection Class 1 Certifications
  • Shall possess advanced computer skills
  • Experience in water and wastewater plant operations and maintenance.
  • Experience in water and wastewater plant operations and maintenance.
  • Candidate must and be mechanically inclined.
  • Knowledge of the Canadian Drinking Water Guidelines and Work Place Safety & Health Regulations.
  • Knowledge of computerized preventative maintenance programs.
  • Good interpersonal and public 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 class 5 driver’s license
  • Must be willing to work weekends, available for periodic overtime, and able to accept on-call duties when required.

Applicants must provide copies of current Certifications and Driver’s License upon request.


The successful candidate will work under the Senior Utility Operator to…  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 but not limited to ensuring all processes meet provincial regulations, preventative maintenance program, data entry, Inventory Control. Duties may also include but not limited to other water and wastewater treatment facilities throughout the RM of Whitemouth as required. Successful applicant will be required to work with Contractors and the public for various duties as assigned.  All work must be performed safely in accordance to Workplace Health and Safety regulations.

This posting will run until position is filled.

Colleen Johnson, CMMA

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

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