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Indefinite Temporary Utility Maintenance Employer: City of Selkirk Location: Selkirk Manitoba Application Deadline: TBD

Job Description:

Position Details:
Probation Rate: $28.61
2024 CBA
Regular Rate: $30.12
2024 CBA
Hours of Work: 40 hours/week
Employment Type: Temporary
Employment Duration: Indefinite Term
About Us:
Located 20 minutes from Winnipeg, Selkirk is a vibrant small city with a hometown feel. Our closeknit community loves to celebrate, learn and explore in the company of good neighbours. All
through the year, there are many opportunities to enjoy local talent, learn about our past and seek
out new interests.
The Opportunity:
Under the general supervisory direction of the Manager of Utilities, the incumbent is responsible for
performing duties related to maintenance, repair and replacement of water, wastewater and land
drainage systems.

Job Duties:

1. Utilities Maintenance
• Perform duties related to the maintenance, inspections, repairs and testing of the water
system, including main lines, valves, hydrants, service lines, meters, accessories and
appurtenances.
• Perform duties related to the maintenance and repair of wastewater and land drainage
systems, including manholes, main lines, service connections, accessories and
appurtenances.
• Perform duties related to the thawing of water, wastewater and land drainage systems
with portable steamers, etc.
• On a quarterly frequency to carry out a reading of all the water metering equipment and
work with the Utility Clerk to schedule appointments, supply consumption histories and
additional readings for the quarterly billing cycle.
• Perform water cut-ins and cut-offs on main valves and individual service boxes as
requested.
• Provide underground utility locations for outside utilities, contractors, etc.
• Correspond with consumers, contractors, etc. as required.
• Serve as the designated Field Person In-Charge as directed by the Manager of Utilities.
• Conduct Chlorine Residual Testing after a repair to the Water Distribution System.
• Sewage Lift Stations that are utilized for collection of wastewater.

2. Administrative
• Provide and maintain accurate records regarding the day-to-day operations. Records are
to be in both written and electronic format and meet Provincial Regulations under the
Environment Act.

3. Equipment Operation and Maintenance
• Operate the utility maintenance vehicle, other vehicles, and a variety of hand tools, small
equipment, and light equipment as related to carrying out work assignments.
• Perform maintenance, routine checks, minor services, daily inspections reports, and
cleaning of vehicles and equipment utilized in day-to-day work related activities.
• Inform the Manager and/or Mechanic of any required significant repair or safety
problem on equipment being operated.

4. Provide support and training to other employees as required.

5. Perform other related duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications and Minimum Requirements:
1. Education, Knowledge and Experience
Minimum Requirements
• Grade 12 Education with courses in Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Biology & Electrical
Theory
• Possess a Level II Wastewater Collection Operator License within the Province of Manitoba
• Possess a Level II Water Distribution Operator License within the Province of Manitoba
• Must be capable of serving as the designated Field Person In-Charge as legislated under
Provincial Mandatory Certification Regulations
• A minimum of three (3) years’ experience within similar water distribution and wastewater
collection facility operations in a municipal corporation
• Possession of a Valid Class 5 Manitoba Driver’s License
• Experience in basic plumbing techniques
• Experience in the operation of designated equipment and power tools
• Ability to read and understand engineering drawings related to the City’s infrastructure.
• Ability to maintain records in written and computer-based format.
• Possess valid CPR/First Aid Certification
• Possess Certification in Confined Space Entry Training
• Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. This includes
the ability to understand written and verbal instructions.
• Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with employees at all levels
of the organization, external contracts, and the public, in accordance with the Respectful
Workplace Policy
• Ability to work independently, with a minimum of supervision.
• Knowledge and understanding of the occupational hazards, safety precautions, regulations
and procedures that are applicable to the area of work.
• Demonstrated competence in safe work practices.
• Must be physically able to perform all the laboring aspects or other duties associated with
the position.
• Knowledge and understanding of the occupational hazards, safety precautions, regulations
and procedures that are applicable to the area of work.
• Demonstrated competence in safe work practices.
• Must be physical able to perform all the laboring aspects or other duties associated with the
position.

Apply:
Visit our website https://www.myselkirk.ca/employment to apply online via our Career Connecter
website. Applicants will need to create a profile and submit an application for consideration.

Comments:
This temporary unionized position is open to all applicants. Preference will be given to established
(as outlined in the Collective Agreement) members of CUPE Local 336. Applications will be accepted
until 4:00 p.m. on June 11th, 2024.

The City of Selkirk is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing an inclusive work
environment. Applicants who require accommodation during the hiring process are encouraged to
contact the City’s Human Resources Division.

Thank you to all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be
contacted.

NOTE: Employees will be required to adhere to the City’s Vaccination Policy.

Direct Applications To:

Email: as mentioned above

Application Deadline: Open until filled