Town of Whitewood seeks Water Treatment Plant Operator/Wastewater Operator


Level 2 Water Treatment Plant Operator Level 1 Wastewater Operator

The Town of Whitewood is located 175 km east of Regina at the crossroads of the Trans-Canada Highway #1 and Saskatchewan Highway #9. With an in-town population of 900 with a K-12 School.

Job Type: Full-time Permanent (Salary); 40 hours/week Specific responsibilities: Responsible for the operation of Water Treatment Plant and perform all duties related to treatment of water including regular testing. Take samples of drinking water and submit to provincial laboratories every week or as otherwise required by governing legislation. Ensure the proper operation of the sewer, of the water and sewer utility, including compliance as set out by senior levels of government. Maintain sewage lift station and monitor discharging to lagoon. Oversee maintenance of sewage lagoon and take part where necessary in performing work i.e. Acty-zyme treatments, weed control, monitor levels, maintenance of values, regular inspections for seepage, etc. Present budgetary priorities for Water Treatment Plant, Lift Station, Lagoon and distribution system of water and sewer systems to Foreman.

Qualifications: A minimum of 2 years of experience is preferred but not mandatory in Level 2 Water Treatment & Distribution and Level 1 in Wastewater.  Experience working with a Delco RO water system would be an asset. Experience in public works department would be an asset. Valid drivers license of Class 5.  Knowledge of SK OH&S.  Mechanical skills, skilled operation of equipment/machinery.  Other skills/background related to the duties outlined. Knowledge of computers and various software. Able to provide a clear Criminal Record Check.

To apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to Please indicate your salary expectations in your application. Applications will be accepted until a successful candidate is found.