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Water Works Operator - Town of Gillam, Manitoba

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


Town of Gillam

Water Works Operator

Full time permanent



  •        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.


·        Indoor and outdoor.

·        Lifting 50 lbs

·        Handling chemical drums

·        40 hour work week.

·        Overtime and on-call shifts are required.


·        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


  • August 31, 2020


Jesse Taylor, Water Works Manager

1(204) 871-4500 cell

1(204) 652-3150 office

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