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Water/Wastewater Operator Level 1

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The M.D is currently seeking a full-time Water/Wastewater Operator Level 1 or 2.

Lesser Slave River is a progressive rural municipality located 2.5 hours north of Edmonton.  Our main office is located in Slave Lake, a town on the eastern shores of the beautiful Lesser Slave Lake, well-known for its vast sandy beaches.  The natural environment of our region provides the opportunity for many outdoor activities including hiking, hunting, fishing, quadding and snowmobiling. Our municipality is supported by a mixture of agriculture, oil/gas activity, and farming and is populated by close-knit family-orientated communities.

MDLSR is a diverse and inclusive workplace that offers a variety of rewarding opportunities including professional careers, technical positions, trades, enforcement, and administrative work. We set high standards for customer service, and we strive for best practices in municipal governance based on trust, respect, industry, and integrity.


Competition #1714 | Closes August 25, 2017

The M.D is currently seeking a full-time Water/Wastewater Operator Level 1 or 2.  Under the supervision of the Director of Utilities, the incumbent will assist with the daily operation and maintenance of the municipality's three water treatment facilities, seven water distribution facilities, and three wastewater collection and treatment facilities which includes monitoring and reporting as per Alberta Environment Codes and Regulations and applicable Codes of Practice. The M.D. is also currently in the construction stage of a $20 million Regional Waterline Upgrade.

The preferred candidate would have the following skills and aptitudes:

  • Alberta Environment Certification minimum Level 1 or eligible to write Level 2 in all four disciplines
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to keep accurate and detailed records
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to deal with the general public in an effective and courteous manner
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and SCADA systems would be an asset

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive compensation/benefits package, a variety of developmental opportunities, as well as the opportunity to make a real difference within a growing and dynamic organization.

Interested parties are invited to submit an electronic copy of their cover letter and resume in confidence to no later than 4:30 pm, August 25, 2017.

Thank you in advance for your interest; we regret that we can only respond to candidates chosen for interview.

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Alanis Marleau
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August 25, 2017

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