Water Plant Operator

Water Plant Operator




The Water Plant Operator will report to the Supervisor of Public Works and overall accountable to the Public Works Manager for the satisfactory completion of the responsibilities outlined in this job description. The Water Plant Operator will work and support the overall aims and objectives of the Chief and Council and any Provincial/Federal regulatory bodies that may apply.




1.         Must have Grade 12

2.         Must have an OIT certificate or Class I-WT/WD certificate or previous experience

3.         Must have supervisory skills and able to multi-task and designate responsibilities

4.         Knowledge of pertinent Health and Safety regulations

5.         Must have a valid Class G driver’s license

6.         Must be willing to work flexible hours, overtime and be available for on call duty

7.         Must be willing to go for training to upgrade certification

8.         Excellent verbal and written communication skills required

9.         Proficient in Microsoft or Excel




1.         Establish and promote a program of water system maintenance including water treatment plant, pump house facilities, water/sewer services, water mains, wells, fire hydrants, isolation valves and storage facilities

2.         Monitor the performance and efficiency of water treatment plant/pump house equipment and reporting any deficiencies in an efficient manner

3.         Establish and promote a regular and consistent monitoring program for water quality and quantity as required under the public health and safety regulations

4.         Determine the requirements for the design/repair specifications for new and existing water/sewer services

5.         Maintain an adequate supply of chemicals and supplies for the purpose of water purification, sampling etc.

6.         Must respond to afterhours “emergency calls” as directed by supervisor

7.         Other duties as assigned


Terms of Reference

The Water Plant Operator will work eight (8) hours daily from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday. The hours of work will be flexible.

To apply please submit a cover letter and resume along with written permission for LSFN to contact three most recent employment (two most recent supervisors) references no later than Wednesday, May 31, 2017 by 4:00 p.m.

Lac Seul First Nation         

            P.O. Box 100

            Hudson ON  

P0V 1X0 

Fax:  (807) 582-3585                                             

Attention:  Human Resources Dept.

LSFN requires Criminal Reference Checks from those offered positions.  Only those being offered an interview will be contacted.  A job description can be obtained by calling 807-582-3503, HR department.