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Assistant Waterworks Manager Employer: Town of Gillam Location: Gillam, MB Application Deadline: TBD

Job Description:

The Town of Gillam, Manitoba, is seeking a driven, motivated individual to become the new Assistant Waterworks Manger who is willing to grow amongst their team and reinforce their values.

The Town of Gillam, located in northern Manitoba 300km northeast of Thompson, is a vibrant, progressive, family friendly community with a proud history and exciting future. The community has an abundance of opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast such as hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and more.

As the Assistant Waterworks Manager, you will work with a collaborative team to ensure that quality water is delivered to the community, and clean, treated wastewater is returned to the local environment. Reporting to the Waterworks Manager, you will contribute to the success of the operation by performing preventative maintenance, quality assurance, and providing effective solutions. A new $35M Water Treatment Plant is expected to be operational in the next 6 months, and at $10M upgrade to the Sewage Plant is on the near horizon.

Some duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Directing operators on the crew and monitoring plant performance and equipment.
• Implementing best operational practices within the operations team.
• Performing operator duties and recording quality operational records.
• Making decisions regarding plant isolations, plant operations, and performance to meet or exceed conditions of the Contract requirements and the Regulatory Requirements.
• Performing field tests for troubleshooting and implementing process improvements.
• Reviewing computerized operating and laboratory data.
• Working with the Maintenance team to ensure that the Plant is maintained properly.


  • Possess a Level III or IV Water Treatment Operator License within the Province of Manitoba (or equivalent certification from other provinces).
  • Possess a Wastewater Treatment Operator License within the Province of Manitoba (or equivalent certification from other provinces).
  • Possess or willing to obtain Water Distribution license.
  • Possess or willing to obtain Wastewater Collection license.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills.
  • Effective interpersonal and public relations skills.
  • Decision making with a proactive approach.
  • Time management.
  • Computer skills.
  • Facilitation and planning.
  • Good physical condition.
  • Leadership skills to empower others

Public Contact Info:
If you would like more information about this position, please visit or contact Brehanna Lemon, Talent Acquisition Associate, Legacy Bowes at (204) 934-8836.
If you believe you can make a strong contribution to the Town of Gillam in the role of Assistant Waterworks Manager, please submit your resume in confidence to quoting #223172..

Direct Applications To:

As mentioned above.

Application Deadline: Open until filled