Employment Opportunities – Six month Term position Public Utilities

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Public Utilities Assistant

Town of Altona

The Town of Altona is seeking an energetic individual to work in the Town of Altona Public Utilities Department to fill a six month full time term position as the Public Utilities Assistant. This position has the possibility of moving to a full time position after the completion of the six month term position.

Altona is a clean, safe, vibrant community of 4,200 and is located in Manitoba’s picturesque Pembina Valley. This progressive community boasts a number of outstanding businesses and amenities, and as well, has a multitude of artistic, cultural and outdoor recreational activities.

The Public Utilities Assistant is responsible for assisting the Public Utilities Foreman in the maintenance and service of the Town of Altona Public Utilities Department infrastructure including the sewer system, water distribution network, water reservoirs, lift stations, lagoon and wastewater treatment facility.

Preference will be given to a candidate with Public Utilities related experience and training.

Other preferred qualifications include:

  • Experience with municipal water treatment and distribution, waste management and wastewater collection and treatment is desirable
  • Training in confined space entry procedures, heavy equipment and construction is an asset.
  • Possession of or willingness to obtain a Class 3 Driver’s License with Air Brakes
  • Knowledge of The Dangerous Goods Act, Workplace Health and Safety and WHMIS and the ability to adhere to these regulations.
  • Possess good mechanical and diagnostics skills
  • Ability to prepare accurate records and reports
  • Willingness to serve the public and to improve the community’s well-being.

The salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing how your experience and qualifications meet the requirements. We thank all that apply however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The position will remain posted until filled. Candidates being considered will be required to undergo a Criminal Record Check.

Clint Derksen

Public Works Manager

Town of Altona

Box 1630 – Altona, Manitoba

R0G 0B0


Phone:  (204) 324-6439

Fax:       (204) 324-1550



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