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:, by phone (306)789-3430 or by visiting the OCB website

Water Treatment Plant Relief Operator - Term Up to Sixteen (16) Months - May 14 Deadline

Position Overview:
The City of Prince Albert is accepting applications for a Term position of up to sixteen (16) months for the position of Water Treatment Plant Relief Operator in the Public Works Department. There is the possibility that this term could be extended.

Principle Duties & Responsibilities:
In this Class 4 highly regulated facility, the Relief Operator reports to the Water Treatment Plant Manager or designate. The primary work duties include performing preventative maintenance work at the Water Treatment Plant, water sampling and laboratory analysis, maintaining records and chain of custody forms, monitoring the operation of pumps, filters, reservoirs, sedimentation basins, clarifiers, controlling application of chemicals & water pressure and other duties as assigned.

The Relief Operator is next in line to fill/cover Plant Operator positions when they become vacant due to vacation or illness.

The successful candidate will be expected to effectively work various shifts with limited supervision, exercise sound independent judgment in making decisions and resolving work problems.

Required Qualifications:
•Post-Secondary Diploma in a relevant science or engineering discipline or Grade 12 Diploma with current Class 2 Certification in Water Treatment
•Maintain an independent course of study (supported by the City) to achieve a Class 4 Water Treatment Plant Operator’s Certificate within 5 years;
•Valid Driver’s License

Interested candidates are invited to apply online through the City of Prince Albert’s job portal at

Applications will be accepted until end of day May 14, 2021.

For additional information please contact Andy Busse, City of Prince Albert Water Treatment Plant Manager, at 306-953-4940