Water & Sewer Operator

Job Title: Water & Sewer Operator

Salary range: $300/weekend (Friday 4pm- Monday 7am) , $150/3 hour call-out, $150/holiday

Department: Public Works

Hours: Contract

Job Description:

Weekend Water & Sewer Operator – Public Works

The Town of La Ronge is accepting applications for the contracted position of Public Works Weekend Water & Sewer Operator. This is a contract position with working hours Friday 4pm to Monday 7am and holidays.

The Public Works team is a tight group of folks who are passionate about their jobs and who support each other when the going gets tough. The water and sewer department consists of three people sharing all duties, supplemented by a Manager who is a certified operator in water and wastewater.

Vehicle: The contractor will have a town vehicle available; Friday 4pm- Monday 7am and holidays.


Job Summary: 

Reporting directly to the Public Works Manager, on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays this position will perform required system inspections at 12 lift stations, 2 reservoirs and a class 2 waste water treatment facility. The contractor is required to identify problems in the water and waste water system(s) based on the inspections and find solutions if possible. This contractor will also be required to respond within 20 minutes to “call-outs” on weekends and holidays. A comprehensive understanding of operations, maintenance and repair of all water and sewer facilities including wastewater plant, water reservoirs, and sewer lifts is necessary. The Town supports advancement, provides training opportunities, and promotes healthy work-life balance.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum one year of practical experience in Municipal operations and maintenance as pertains to all facilities, equipment and functions involved within the water and sewer department;
  • Class I Water Treatment;
  • Class I Water Distribution Certificate;
  • Class I Waste Water Collection;
  • Class II Waste Water Treatment would be an asset;
  • Confined Space Training would be an asset;
  • Related experience in plumbing, electrical or pump mechanics;
  • Valid Drivers' License, having airbrake endorsement would be an asset;

This competition will remain active until a suitable candidate is found.  Please note that the Town of La Ronge practices global reference checks.  The successful candidate will be required to submit to a criminal record check.

Please forward your cover letter and resume to:

Manager of Public Works
Town of La Ronge
Box 5680 La Ronge, SK   S0J 1L0
Fax - (306) 425-3883
Email: publicworks@laronge.ca