Career opportunities

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Looking for experienced professionals for your water utility? Want qualified people to apply? Put your career ad here!

Let OMWA’s online Career Opportunities help you. Ads are posted on our website and tweeted to all our followers. You can even have your career ad posted in our twice-weekly newswire and reach hundreds of qualified readers, plus have it retweeted for a whole month for a nominal extra charge.

We accept credit cards for payment (authorization form here) or we can bill you. Members get a significant discount on career ads placed with us. To place an ad or inquire about rates, email admin@omwa.org

Board member
Cobourg, Ontario
Posted 1 day ago

As a member of the Board you will play an active part in guiding business strategy for Town of Cobourg Holdings Inc., Lakefront Utilities Inc. (electric distribution), or Lakefront Utility Services Inc. (services).

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Apprentice Maintenance Operator – Industrial Mechanic
Ontario, Windsor
Posted 2 days ago

Reporting to the Supervisor, Water Production, the successful applicant for this position will be responsible for the operation, installation and maintenance of all equipment at the water treatment plant and all associated facilities. 

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Reporting to the Manager of Environmental Services, the Supervisor, Special Projects and Customer Service plans, organizes, and manages tasks related to the Township’s water and wastewater infrastructure in accordance with Ministry of Environment Conservation and Parks legislation and regulations and Township of Centre Wellington requirements, including new development and capital works, backflow prevention program, metering, locates, water quality concerns, frozen service prevention program, and electronic monitoring and communication equipment.

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Environmental Services Technician
Ontario, Oro Medonte
Posted 1 week ago

This rural community of approximately 22,000 is currently accepting applications for an experienced and highly motivated Environmental Services Technician to perform operational and maintenance duties within the Municipal water/wastewater facilities including performing Operator in Charge responsibilities for assigned systems on a daily basis.

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Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
Ontario, Smith's Falls
Posted 4 weeks ago

Under the direction of the Manager of Water & Wastewater Treatment, you will form part of a team that operates and maintains a Class IV Wastewater Treatment Facility.

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Kingston, Ontario
Posted 1 month ago

A member of a collaborative and innovative team, you will work in an environment that focuses on service excellence and environmental stewardship. With an approach of best practices and the highest safety standards, you will be responsible for the general operation and maintenance of the Water Treatment sites and Distribution Systems, meeting and ensuring legislative compliance for the protection of public health and safety. 

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Chief Operator – Water Systems
Brockville, Ontario
Posted 1 month ago

Reporting to the Supervisor - Water Systems, the Chief Operator is responsible for providing technical proficiency with the operation and maintenance of the Water Treatment Plant and distribution system.  Must have a good working knowledge of computer software applications that are utilized to operate, maintain and report.  The incumbent will have a team leadership role, develop work duties for employees and assume the duties of the Supervisor in his absence.  This position is the Overall Responsible Operator (ORO) and must be available for after-hours calls.

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Water/Wastewater Operator
Posted 1 month ago

As a fully licensed Water Distribution-Wastewater Collection System Operator, you will perform a variety of tasks, including but not limited to: operation of equipment and attachments, locates, collection and analysis of established water quality tests, collection of water samples for lab analysis, participation in the Water on-call rotation and response to afterhours/weekend emergencies.

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Apprentice, Journeyperson
Ontario, Windsor
Posted 2 months ago

The duties include but are not limited to: performing site inspections on all ongoing projects and contract work; recording project quantities for monthly progress payments, monitoring daily chlorine residuals, reporting Adverse Water Quality Incidents and operating valves and hydrants, and performing watermain/water service locating and repairs as required;  providing on-site technical support and direction as required; compiling and recording data related to site activities, anomalies and progress; sketching, preparing and distributing project testing schematic diagrams and co-ordinating scheduling; preparing necessary engineering data, quantity and cost estimates, contract documents and designs for new watermain construction; assisting Water Engineering Technicians as required.

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Water Treatment Plant Operator
Belleville, Ontario
Posted 2 months ago

Reporting to the Supervisor of Water Treatment, the position involves the operation of a Level IV Water Treatment Plant and associated facilities, working alone during rotating shifts (24 hours, 7 days, on a year-round basis).

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Wastewater
Guelph, Ontario
Posted 2 months ago

This position is responsible for implementation of capital projects on behalf of the Wastewater Services Division. This temporary position is required to liaise within the division and throughout the organization, including Procurement, Engineering and Capital Infrastructure Services, Finance, as well as external Consultants and Contractors to effectively coordinate and deliver capital projects within the established schedule, budget and scope. Reporting to the Division Manager, and guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Corporate Administrative Plan and committed to the Corporate Values

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Ontario, Port Hope
Posted 2 months ago

The Wastewater Operations Foreman (“Foreman”) is responsible to supervise, plan, schedule and coordinate the administrative, operational and staffing requirements for the: operation; maintenance; and repair of the Municipal WastewaterTreatment and Collection infrastructure and facilities; including supervising divisional staff and external service providers. The Foreman will be designated Acting Overall Responsible Operator (ORO) for all Wastewater subsystems at the discretion of the Wastewater Operations Manager or designate, and undertake the duties and responsibilities of the Wastewater Operations Manager as assigned.

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Public Works Water/Wastewater Operator 1
Ontario, Whitchurch-Stouffville
Posted 2 months ago

The successful candidate will be flexible and comfortable in a wide variety of roles including working independently and as part of a team. Experienced with a wide variety of tools and equipment and able to work outdoors in all weather conditions, the ideal candidate will be driven by high work standards and committed to providing excellent customer service in all work activities including the ability to thrive in diverse and high paced work environments. A commitment to ongoing professional development is key in this role.

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