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  • 11 Mar 2019 3:24 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 Stephenfield 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

    ·       8-hour 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 March 26, 2019 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.


  • 06 Mar 2019 9:28 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES

    The Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie is looking for a highly motivated, experienced individual for the position of Director of Public Works & Utilities.

    Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, this position is an integral part of the management team and has responsibility for hands on leadership of all aspects of Public Works services and infrastructure maintenance, including staff management, budgeting, roads, drainage, engineering and water and sewer. A more detailed job description is available on the RM’s website www.rmofportage.ca.

    The ideal candidate should possess a Professional Engineering Status in the Province of Manitoba and a minimum of 3 years management experience in some related aspect of civil engineering, budget control, and personnel management, within a municipal government setting. Superior leadership, interpersonal and communications skills are essential as the individual in this role is accountable for advising Council and the CAO on priorities with respect to Public Works operations.

    The RM of Portage la Prairie offers a comprehensive benefits package and pension plan. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Interested applicants are invited to forward a cover letter, resume and references by 4:00 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2019 by email to amccabe@rmofportage.ca.

    We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • 08 Feb 2019 10:43 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    THE RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF VICTORIA BEACH

    Employment Opportunity Permanent Full Time Water Treatment Plant Operator / Public Works Assistant

    The R.M. of Victoria Beach is seeking a Water Treatment Plant Operator (Level II Treatment and Distribution Certified). The successful candidate will also be required to perform Public Works duties including the operation of heavy equipment. This combined position is full time permanent and will be subject to the terms and conditions of the Operating Engineers of Manitoba Local 987 collective bargaining agreement.

    Under the supervision and direction of the Head Water Plant Operator, the successful applicant will perform all duties with respect to the operation of the Municipality’s Eighth Avenue Water Treatment Plant. The successful candidate will also be required to perform other duties under the supervision and direction of the Public Works Lead Hand including the operation of heavy equipment (ie: grader, backhoe) and must be physically able to perform all duties and requirements of the job.

    Applicants must possess a minimum Level I Certificate for Water Treatment and Distribution and be willing to obtain Level II certification. Preference will be given to individuals with the following qualifications:  Level II Water Treatment and Distribution Certification  Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent GED  Mechanical skills to repair and maintain equipment

    Manual labour and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs is also a requirement of this position. Capability to operate heavy equipment and possession of a valid class 3 driver’s license with air are definite assets.

    The successful applicant must be available to work at Victoria Beach, Manitoba on weekdays and weekends on varied shifts and be willing to work overtime.

    Applications are to be submitted to the undersigned no later than 4:00 pm on March 15th, 2019.

    Raymond Moreau - CAO R.M. of Victoria Beach 705 – 1661 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, MB R3J 3T7 Phone: 204-774-4263 / Fax: 204-774-9834 Email: vicbeach@mymts.net

    We thank all applicants in advance, however, only those considered for interviews will be contacted.


  • 07 Jan 2019 1:59 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    City of Portage La Prairie

    Class 4 Water Pollution Control Facility Operator

    Posting # 2018-12

    Under the direction of the Water Pollution Control Facility Supervisor, the operator ensures the safe and effective monitoring and operation of the wastewater treatment processes and equipment, and acts as Operator in Charge as required. 

    QUALIFICATIONS:  The City of Portage la Prairie is a Class IV facility and a Class 4 Certificate in Wastewater Treatment is required, in addition to a Class 2 Certificate in Wastewater Collections.  Each level of certification requires a specific exam, level of education, operating experience and DRC time. The successful candidate must hold and maintain a Class 5 Province of Manitoba driver’s license.  This position requires operators to work at heights and in confined spaces.

    Criteria needed to obtain a Class 4 Certificate in Wastewater Treatment:

    * Grade 12

    * 4 years post-secondary education in a science related field

    * 4 years operating experience with 2 year of DRC time (Direct responsible charge)

    * Passed all certification exams (Class 1 to Class 4)

    Applicants with a minimum 2 years post-secondary education in a related field may be considered on an under-fill basis.  Required Certifications to be obtained within specific time frame as per the guidelines outlined in the collective agreement.

    For more information on the requirements needed to achieve a Province of MB Class 4 Certification please visit http://www.gov.mb.ca/conservation/eal/certification/info_cert.

    HOURS OF WORK: 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, 1 hour for lunch, Monday to Friday.  Required to work one weekend per month and be on standby one week a month. (Shifts may be changed due to operational requirements). Employees on standby duties are required to carry a pager must be able to report to work within thirty minutes period.

    SALARY: The rate of pay for this position ranges from $23.50 to $32.89 per hour dependant on education, experience and qualifications.           

    This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Please forward applications with the competition number 2018-12 to Human Resources Office, City of Portage la Prairie, 97 Saskatchewan Ave East, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 0L8, FAX (204) 239-1532.

    Email Address: hr@city-plap.com.         Website: www.city.portage-la-prairie.mb.ca

    We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.


  • 01 Nov 2018 4:35 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    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.

    Opening Date:  Thursday, November 01, 2018

    Closing Date: Screening will begin as early as Monday, November 19, 2018, however the posting will remain active until a suitable candidate is secured.

    Compensation: $19.14 – $29.42 depending upon qualifications/credentials

     

    Job Summary:  

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

     

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Support the general operations of the Division 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 citizen/customer inquiries,
      • Adhering to Workplace Safety & Health Standards and operational policies, procedures and processes.

    • Monitor and report on Division performance by;
      • Performing, or have performed by a third-party, lab tests on raw waste water and outfall,
      • 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.

    Credentials and Experience:

    • Completed Grade 12, GED, or the equivalent.
    • One or more of the following certificates would be considered an asset;
      • Waste 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.

    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 citizens/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.

    Working Conditions/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.

  • 04 Sep 2018 2:27 PM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    City of Portage La Prairie

    Class 4 Water Treatment Operator (Term position)

    Posting # 2018-13

     

    Under the direction of the Water Treatment Supervisor, the operator ensures the safe and effective monitoring and operations of processes and equipment for the water treatment division and acts as operator in charge as required.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:  The City of Portage la Prairie is a Class IV facility and a Class 4 Certificate in Water Treatment is required. Each level of certification requires a specific exam, level of education, operating experience and DRC time. The successful candidate must hold and maintain a Class 5 Province of Manitoba driver’s license.  This position requires operators to work at heights and in confined spaces.


    Criteria needed to obtain a Class 4 Certificate in Water Treatment:

    * Grade 12

    * 4 years post-secondary education in a science related field

    * 4 years operating experience with 2 year of DRC time (Direct responsible charge)

    * Passed all certification exams (Class 1 to Class 4)

     

    Applicants with a minimum 2 years post-secondary education in a related field may be considered on an under-fill basis.  Required Certifications to be obtained within specific time frame as per the guidelines outlined in the collective agreement.

     

    For more information on the requirements needed to achieve a 

    Province of MB Class 4 Certification please visit http://www.gov.mb.ca/conservation/eal/certification/info_cert.

     

    HOURS OF WORK: 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, 1 hour for lunch, Monday to Friday.  Required to work one weekend per month and be on standby one week a month. (Shifts may be changed due to operational requirements). Employees on standby duties are required to carry a pager must be able to report to work within thirty minutes period.

     

    SALARY: The rate of pay for this position ranges from $24.14 to $32.89 per hour dependant on education, experience and qualifications.  

                 

    This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Please forward applications with the competition number 2018-13 to Human Resources Office, City of Portage la Prairie, 97 Saskatchewan Ave East, Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 0L8, FAX (204) 239-1532.

    Email Address: hr@city-plap.com.         Website: www.city.portage-la-prairie.mb.ca

     

    We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.


  • 23 Aug 2018 11:02 AM | Iva Last (Administrator)

    Industrial Wastewater Treatment

    Operator – Winnipeg, MB 

    Industrial Wastewater Operator

    Aureus Solutions is seeking an Industrial Wastewater Operator to join our growing and dynamic team. This position is based in Winnipeg, MB and will report to our Water and Wastewater Operations Manager. The typical shift is Monday-Friday at 35 hrs/week. On-call and off-hours support may be required. Salary range is based on experience, ranging from $25-$35/hr. Additional bonuses will be available for on-call and off-hours response. Company health and dental benefits are available.

     

    About Aureus

    Founded in 2005, we work with clients throughout the world to better manage their environmental, water and wastewater responsibilities and risks. Our unique blend of technical and practical experience, gained through a variety of markets, regions and clients (both large and small) allows us to provide custom solutions to our client’s unique challenges by applying tested best practices and lessons learned. Our approach focuses on empowering/improving a clients existing resources to help ensure solutions are understood, accepted, implemented and maintained. We pride ourselves in being responsive and considerate to our client’s unique needs and challenges.

     

    Responsibilities and day-to-day functions:

    ·       Perform daily operations and maintenance in accordance performance needs and municipal requirements

    ·       Monitor and report on plant performance

    ·       Identify and take corrective actions to operating problems in the treatment plant

    ·       Manage contractors

    ·       Light maintenance on instrumentation, pumps and equipment

    ·       Other duties as assigned

     

    Qualifications:

    ·       Completion of Grade 12 Diploma; or GED

    ·       Provincial licencing is not required, however, a preference will be given to: Related Post-Secondary education in Wastewater Treatment/Wastewater Collection, or applicable provincial certification(s) in this field

    ·       Valid driver license

    ·       Excellent communication skills, both written and orally

    ·       Proficient in MS Office and an ability to adapt to other software applications

    ·       Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently as the need requires

    ·       Availability to be on-call work and respond to alarms

    ·       Ability to function in a team environment and with off-site supervision

     

    Training opportunities and career growth will be provided for the right candidate. This role may include short-term travel within MB and northern Ontario.

     

    Please address any questions and/or applications to info@aursi.ca

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