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  • 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


  • 24 Jun 2020 2:09 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

    UTILITIES SUPPORT PERSON

    UTILITIES DEPARTMENT - R.M of East St. Paul

    Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

    Hours of Work – This is a seven-day a week operation.  Employees work eighty (80) hours within a two-week period (including rotating weekends).  *The ability and willingness to accept Standby Time and/or respond to emergency call back or call out is also a requirement.  The ability to work weekends and holidays as required.

    Opening Date:  June 24, 2020

    Closing Date: The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is secured.  However, screening may begin as early as Monday, July 13, 2020.   

    Compensation: $19.90 – $30.61 (dependent upon qualifications/credentials)

    Job Summary:   Reporting to the Utilities Supervisor, the Utilities Support Staff person; supports the general operation of the department, monitors and reports on department performance, performs basic equipment maintenance, conducts general building maintenance and performs other duties as assigned.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Support the general operations of the department by;
      • Providing routine inspections on equipment; motors, pumps, analyzers, wells and supply lines as required,
      • Investigating and correcting, and or seek support to correct operational issues,
      • Maintaining and updating procedural manuals,
      • Receiving transporting and managing chemicals,
      • Monitoring and responding to emergency alarms/calls,
      • Responding to resident/customer inquiries,
      • Adhering to Workplace Safety & Health Standards and operational policies, procedures and processes.
    • Monitor and report on department performance by;
      • Performing, or have performed by a third-party, lab tests on water and waste water samples,
      • Testing and recording daily chlorination residuals,
      • Ensuring test results and other pertinent data is recorded as per department procedures and protocols,
      • Creating reports (daily, weekly, monthly, annually, and/or as required).
    • Perform basic equipment maintenance by;
      • Conducting routine visual inspections prior to use,
      • Cleaning, lubricating, and replacing basic parts as required,
      • Ordering, or requesting the ordering of required replacement parts,
      • Performing basic equipment repairs,
      • Recommending to the supervisor the need to replace and or upgrade equipment.
    • Conducts general building maintenance by;
      • Conducting routine cleaning as per procedures,
      • Responding to building issues that arise in a timely manner and with a concern for safety,
      • Ordering, or ensuring the ordering of necessary cleaning supplies.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Special Requirements

    Ability and willingness to accept Standby Time as required and/or respond to emergency call back or call out as required. The ability to work weekend and holidays as required.

    Core Skills Knowledge and Abilities:

    • Knowledge in the safe use, operation and preventative maintenance of  equipment associated with waste water, and water services,
    • Demonstrated ability to adhere to Workplace Safety and Health legislation and regulations.
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with residents/customers in a respectful manner.
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as an effective member of a team; establishing and maintain positive working relationships.
    • Ability to read and interpret mechanical diagrams and or building plans.
    • Strong verbal communication skills.

    Credentials and Experience:

    ·                  Completed Grade 12, GED, or the equivalent.

    ·                  One or more of the following certificates would be considered an asset;

    • Water Treatment I
    • Waste Treatment II
    • Waste Collection II
    • Water Distribution II

    ·                  Post-secondary education in a mechanical, engineering, applied science or related field considered an asset.

    ·                  Valid Province of Manitoba driver’s class five (5) license,

    ·                  Experience in basic maintenance of equipment (motors, pumps, analyzers and other technical instruments).

    ·                  WHMIS Certification, or the ability to attain.

    ·                  Experience in in sewer and water installation and maintenance, and or experience in municipal government considered an asset.

    Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

    ·     Work requiring the exertion of up to 50 pounds of force constantly to move objects,

    ·     Work requires climbing, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pulling, lifting, and grasping,

    ·     Work in confined spaces, at depths of 25 feet,

    ·     Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word,

    ·     Hearing is required for operation of machines, and operation of motor vehicles or equipment,

    ·     Ability to work inside and outside regardless of environmental conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, rain/snow and noise.

    Submit resume and cover letter in confidence;

    • ·        By mail or in person in a sealed envelope marked APPLICATION – UTILITIES SUPPORT STAFF - OPERATIONS, Attention Rhonda Tone, R.M. of East St. Paul, Unit #1 – 3021 Bird’s Hill Road, East St. Paul, Mb. R2E-1A7
    • ·        By email to: human.resources@eaststpaul.com

    For more information, please contact;

    Rhonda Tone, CPHR (204) 594-4403, Rural Municipality of East St. Paul

    HR Consultant, human.resources@eaststpaul.com

    The R.M of East St. Paul wishes to thank all candidates for their interest in this position, however, only those individuals considered for an interview will be contacted.




  • 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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