• 23 Oct 2020 10:35 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Manager of Water Treatment

    Development Services

    Reporting to the Director of Utilities, the Manager of Water Treatment is responsible for coordinating the employees working in the City of Brandon Water Treatment Facility, Booster Pump Stations and Groundwater Wells; for overseeing the delivery of services provided by the Water Treatment Section; and for ensuring compliance with regulated Operating Licence(s) issued to the City of Brandon regarding water quality and treatment.

    MANDATORY EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

    • Grade 12, G.E.D., or Mature High School Diploma;
    • Class IV Operator’s Certificate in Water Treatment as issued by the Province of Manitoba;
    • Class IV Power Engineer’s Certificate as issued by the Province of Manitoba;
    • Minimum of two (2) years experience in a progressive leadership position;
    • Must possess a valid and subsisting Class 5, Province of Manitoba driver’s license.

    PREFERRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

    • Experience working with collective agreements or corporate policies;
    • Post-secondary degree or diploma related to Water Treatment;
    • Eight (8) years experience in Water Treatment or similar operations.

    Competition # 200064

    Please apply with a cover letter and resume on-line at: http://jobbank.brandon.ca/

    Posted on: October 23, 2020

    Applications will be accepted until

    11:59 p.m. on November 6, 2020.

    This position is not included in a Collective Agreement.

    The selection process for this competition will include testing and an interview.

    The City of Brandon reserves the right to underfill this position

    Rate of Pay:

    $92,911 – $100,246 - 2020 annual rates

    Position Conditions: This is a full-time, permanent position of 40 hours per week.

    For complete position details and requirements see the Job Description on the City of Brandon website.

    The City of Brandon is committed to an inclusive, barrier free environment and will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Accessibility for Manitobans Act (AMA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.  We thank all applicants for their interest; only those advancing in the competition will be contacted.  If contacted to participate in the process, please advise if you require an accommodation.

    Serving and Building Community.


  • 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
  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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. 

  • 07 Jul 2020 10:51 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    THE TOWN OF WINNIPEG BEACH

    UTILITY OPERATOR

    The Town owns and operates a water and wastewater utility consisting of a water treatment plant, water distribution system, wastewater treatment lagoon system, and a wastewater collection system. The Utility serves 1,735 customers (as at February 2018) consisting of 115 metered water and wastewater customers and 1,620 unmetered wastewater only customers. The Utility does not service any customers outside the Town boundaries.

    The utility operator will be in charge of the following systems and must possess the following certifications:

    Class 1 water treatment

    Small system water distribution

    Class 1 wastewater collection

    Class 2 wastewater treatment 

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Providing routine inspections on equipment; motors, pumps, analyzers, wells and supply lines as required,
    • Ensure Town of Winnipeg Beach Environment Act Licence is adhered to
    • Investigating and correcting, and or seek support to correct operational issues,
    • Quarterly water meter readings
    • Maintaining and updating procedural manuals,
    • Receiving transporting and managing chemicals,
    • Monitoring and responding to emergency alarms/calls,
    • Responding to resident/customer inquiries,

    o   Adhering to Workplace Safety & Health Standards and operational policies, procedures and processes.

    o   Performing, or have performed by a third-party, lab tests on water and waste water samples,

    o   Testing and recording daily chlorination residuals,

    • Ensuring test results and other pertinent data is recorded as per department procedures and protocols,

    o   Creating reports (daily, weekly, monthly, annually, and/or as required).

    • Ordering, or requesting the ordering of required replacement parts,

    o   Performing basic equipment repairs,

    o   Recommending to the Council the need to replace and or upgrade equipment.

    • Responding to issues that arise in a timely manner and with a concern for safety,
    • All other duties related to the utility

    The Town is interested in pursuing any of the following options in order to secure a utility operator.

    •     Contracting or employing an operator
    •    Contracting with another municipality or organization
    •     Sharing an operator/operators with another municipality or organization

    Duties are to commence as soon as possible.

    This position will remain open until filled

    Please submit resumes or proposals to:

    Doreen Steg, CAO

    Town of Winnipeg Beach

    Box 160

    Winnipeg Beach, MB   R0C 3G0

    e-mail:  cao@winnipegbeach.ca


  • 29 May 2020 2:10 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Employment Opportunity - Public Works Maintenance Person/Utilities

    Reporting to the Transportation and Utilities Manager, the key areas of responsibility will include maintaining the Town of Snow Lake Water and Wastewater Plant and equipment as well as other duties as assigned. This position is a unionized position with The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 2034 at the hourly wage of $32.19.

    The ideal candidate will be highly organized, innovative, and able to handle changing priorities. The ideal candidate will also have certification in Water and Wastewater Courses to be a certified operator under The Environment Act; however, the Town of Snow Lake is willing to offer training to the successful applicant if required.  

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    – Daily operations in the Town's Water Treatment Plant

    – Daily operations in the Town's Wastewater Treatment Plant

    – Preparation of various forms and applications as required

    – Respond to emergency call-outs and alarms

    – Water meter readings and water main shut off installation as required

    – Thorough knowledge and understanding of the Manitoba Workplace Safety & Health Act

    – Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications:

    – A minimum of a grade 12 highschool education or a grade 12 GED

    – Basic ability with Email, MS Word and MS Excel

    – Possession of a valid Class 3A Manitoba Drivers License

    – Hold or willing to obtain a Class II in Water Certification and a Class III in Wastewater Certification

    – Equivilancies will be considered, and the Town of Snow Lake would be willing to train the right candidate

    Please submit a cover letter and resume including three references to the following:           

    Town of Snow Lake

                            Box 40, Snow Lake, MB  R0B 1M0

                            E-mail: snowlake@mts.net

                            Fax: 204-358-2112

    The position will remain open until filled.


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