Careers

Careers in Water & Wastewater

The handling of water and wastewater is an increasingly important profession in today's environment-conscious society. Water and Wastewater Operators serve their community by providing a safe drinking water supply and reliable sanitation services. It is a stable career, with positions available in communities of all sizes.

Each job posting is posted for 30 days unless otherwise specified. Posts can be renewed for $50.00 if done prior to the closing date by contacting the SWWA office.

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All job postings sent in to the SWWA office must include the following:

  • Email to send applications
  • Word document of job posting description including the following:
    • Application due date
    • Closing date
    • Contact name
    • Application form completed and ready for processing

Please note: The SWWA office does not send a proof of the job post prior to posting. All information sent in to the SWWA office with the job post should be checked for accuracy prior to submission. Payment is due prior to the job being posted and we only accept Visa or MasterCard payments. The SWWA office is open Monday to Thursday 9am to 4pm. Postings received outside of office hours will be posted during the next business day.

Job Posts

$75.00     $3.75GST            Total $78.75
(Cost is for one posting, does not include multiple postings within one job and is the cost for all groups in Saskatchewan who have current memberships, those without a SWWA member as part of their organization will be charged the $200.00 plus GST rate)

Job Posts Outside Saskatchewan Fee:

$200.00   $10.00 GST          Total $210.00
(Cost is for one posting, does not include multiple postings within one job and is the cost for all groups outside of Saskatchewan and is the cost for all postings that are outside of Saskatchewan.)

Operator Certification

Operator certification in Saskatchewan is handled by the Saskatchewan Operator Certification Board, for more information regarding operator certification contact the OCB office directly by email: saskocb@gmail.com, by phone (306)789-3430 or by visiting the OCB website

UTILITIES OPERATOR 

UTILITIES OPERATOR 

Closing Date: October 16, 2020
 
Location: Stettler, AB

County oStettler No– Utilities Operator 

About the County The County oversees County–owned water lines in addition to the water systems for Shirley McClellan Regional Water Services Commission (SMRWSC), SMRWSC Big Valley waterline and SMRWSC Donalda waterline. 

The County of Stettler is situated approximately 1 hour east of Red Deer along Highway 12. 

About the Opportunity The suitable candidate will be a self-starter with a strong sense of responsibility, have a practical aptitude to carry out work assignments and have a friendly, helpful and cooperative personality. We are looking for an able–bodied individual who is well presented and can communicate well in both written and verbal situations. Additionally, if you enjoy working within a team, you’ll be a good fit for the role. 

To be considered for the position, the suitable candidate must possess the following skills & criteria: 

. Completion of grade 12 or equivalent 

  • Valid class 5 driver’s license 
  • The ability to perform manual labour, including lifting up to 50 lbs – The ability to work with minimal supervision 

About the Duties (to include, but not limited to) 

Operate and maintain equipment in a Level 2 Distribution, Level 1 Wastewater Treatment system and Level 1 Wastewater Collection system Collect and analyze water samples Record in the necessary reports and daily logs Water meter reading, replacement and repair Assist with the flushing of water and sewer lines, repair of fire hydrants and water mains Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and SCADA systems would be an asset Experience in construction, municipal operations or other manual labour industries and familiarity with equipment such as rubber tired backhoes. 

Experience in a related discipline would be ideal; however, if you are a conscientious, driven individual, we are willing to provide training. 

Hours of Work 7:00am – 4:00pm Monday to Friday, with requirement to be ‘on–call’ on a rotational basis every one in four weekends

Benefits Upon joining the County team and in exchange for your hard work, you will receive a competitive salary package and an attractive benefits plan including extended healthcare coverage and pension plan. Better yet, you can look forward to taking advantage of subsidized professional development courses. Best of all, you will be joining a team that values contributions from its staff members

How to Apply Please submit your resume, along with three (3) professional and personal references by Friday, October 16, 2020 to: 

County of Stettler No. 6 PO Box 1270 19561 Twp Rd 384 STETTLER, Alberta TOC 2LO ATTENTION: Randy Chmelnyk, Manager of Environmental Services 

Security Clearance and Driver’s Abstract will be required by the chosen candidate. 

More information can be obtained Randy Chmelnyk 

Phone: (403) 742–04441 

Email: rchmelnyk@stettlercounty.ca 

While we thank all interested in the County of Stettler No. 6, only those chosen for interviews will be contacted.

WORKS & OPERATIONS FOREMAN - Wadena

WORKS & OPERATIONS FOREMAN

 

Reporting to the Manager of Works & Operations, Town of Wadena is seeking a qualified Works & Operations Foreman (WOF) to assist in the day-to-day supervision of staff and operation of all public works and parks and recreation related maintenance and civic building operations.

 

This is an out-of-scope, salaried position and the work week and schedule may vary dependent upon the operational needs of the department and its assigned function areas.

 

Ideally you have a minimum of two (2) years supervisory or management experience in a municipal public works and/or parks and recreation setting, are Level 2 certified in water treatment and distribution, Level 2 certified in wastewater collection, Level 1 certified in wastewater treatment, have Level 1 pool and arena operator’s certificates, and have a valid Saskatchewan Class 5 driver’s license. Level 2 pool and arena operator’s certificates, playground safety training, WHMIS training and first aid/CPR certificates would be an asset.

 

If you meet the minimum skills and qualifications the salary range for the WOF is $55,000 - $65,000/annum plus benefits in accordance with Town policy.

 

In confidence, qualified candidates are encouraged to electronically submit their resume, a covering letter, three work related references, and salary expectations to the following email address by no later than 4pm October 19, 2020 to:

 

wadenapw@sasktel.net

 

RE: Town of Wadena, SK - Works & Operations Foreman Competition

 

Inquires may be made to:

Ms. Alyshia Neuman

Manager of Works & Operations

1.306.338.2145

 

A position description is available upon request.

Only those candidates selected to be interviewed will be contacted.

 

 

Manager of Utilities Public Works

Manager of Utilities

Public Works

 Reporting to the Director of Public Works, the Manager of Utilities will ensure the efficient and effective operation of the Sewer & Water and Meter Shop sections to meet the needs of the City of Brandon.  This position will be involved in the setting of long and short-range plans, budget, policies and staffing controls.  The Manager of Utilities also maintains relationships with all other Departments within the City of Brandon.

MANDATORY EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Grade 12 GED or Mature High School Diploma;
  • Minimum of two (2) years in a progressive leadership role;
  • Considerable management experience with an extensive background in the Sewer & Water and Meter Shop environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered;
  • Hold and maintain a valid Manitoba Class 5 driver’s license;
  • Obtain a passing grade in both Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection Levels 1 and 2 written exams, within 24 months.

PREFERRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Two (2) years of experience in government office;
  • Minimum of two (2) years in a progressive leadership position in the Sewer & Water and Meter Shop field;
  • Municipal accounting experience;
  • Experience working with collective agreements or corporate policies;
  • Previous leadership experience;
  • Interpersonal and team building skills.

 Competition # 200060

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

Posted on: October 7, 2020

Applications will be accepted until

11:59 p.m. on October 21, 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:

$82,922 – $89,468 - 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.

Boiler Operator Level 4 Sewer & Water Utilities

Boiler Operator Level 4

Sewer & Water Utilities

 

The Boiler Operator will participate as part of a working team that inspects, maintains and repairs the steam and hot water boilers in City facilities and operates and maintains portable steam boilers to thaw water and sewer services.

 

In accordance with the Power Engineers Act, the Boiler Operator Level 4 acts as ‘chief engineer’ and has authority for all City of Brandon plants under the direct supervision of the Sewer & Water Utilities Section.

 

  • MANDATORY QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
  • Grade 12, G.E.D., or Mature High School Diploma;
  • Must possess a valid and subsisting Class 3 with Air Endorsement Province of Manitoba driver’s license;
  • Must possess a Class 2 Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection Certification;
  • Must possess a valid Fourth Class Power Engineer’s Certificate as issued under the Power Engineer’s Act;
  • Any other certification as required by provincial legislation.

 

  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience operating steam and hot water boilers;
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience working in underground water and wastewater utilities;
  • Hold Class 3 Certification in Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection.

 


Competition # 200056

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

Posted on: October 6, 2020

Applications will be accepted until

11:59 p.m. on October 20, 2020.

 

This opportunity is open to all applicants, however first consideration will be given to current City of Brandon CUPE employees.

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:

$23.85 – 29.23 per hour - 2018 rates.

 

 

Position Conditions: This is a full-time, permanent position of 40 hours per week.  It will be offered in accordance with conditions identified in the Collective Agreement between the City of Brandon and CUPE Local 69.

 

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.