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Water/Wastewater Plant/Facility Manager

Reference number: CAP24J-157297-000004
Selection process number: 2024-CAP-PANP-EA-IND-002
Parks Canada - Northern Prairies Field Unit
Prince Albert National Park of Canada (Saskatchewan), Waskesiu Lake (Saskatchewan)
Indeterminate Full-time
$77,169 to $97,013

For further information on the organization, please visit Parks Canada

For tips to navigate the application process step by step, click here.

Closing date: 28 February 2024 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Parks Canada Agency considers applications from individuals who have legal status to work in Canada.

Please indicate in your application the reason for which you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.

Important messages

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Assessment accommodation

Persons who are unable to apply on-line must contact the person listed below prior to the closing date.


The Water/Wastewater Plant/Facility Manager manages a water and wastewater program, facilities and services including collection, treatment, distribution and disposal; manages associated systems and infrastructure maintenance; delivers technical and operational advice and consultative services. Plants/facilities managed are level 1 wastewater, level 3 water treatment and level 2 water distribution in the community of Waskesiu Lake, SK.

Other duties/ responsibilities of this position include (but are not limited to):
• Managing and Supervising and water/wastewater operations, including maintenance and repair;
• Leading data monitoring and analysis/interpretation, technical inspections, equipment and instrumentation calibrations and adjustments, and corrective measures;
• Consulting on/discussing technical plans and strategies for corrective actions;
• Preparing inputs for annual operating and capital plans and budgets; developing work plans and operational schedules;
• Responding to client/stakeholder enquiries/complaints and advising on operations and activities (e.g. service interruptions);
• Overseeing minor project work and contracted services;
• Developing/modifying standard operating procedures for water/wastewater treatment equipment and processes.

Work environment

Be part of an inspiring team. Parks Canada is an international leader in natural and cultural conservation and Canada’s largest provider of natural and historic tourism products and manager of destinations that form the cornerstones of the Canadian tourism industry.

We offer:
• Rewarding work with a comprehensive benefits package (including family health, dental and vision care);
• Learning opportunities that promote individual and organizational excellence;
• A backdrop of the great outdoors for your free time;
• An opportunity to rediscover Canada through nationally protected areas;
• Employment with a well-respected federal organization;
• Dedicated colleagues who work together to share and preserve Canada’s cultural and natural history with people from around the world.

Intent of the process

The intent of this process is to staff 1, indeterminate position.

This process may be used to create a list of qualified candidates to staff similar positions with various tenures, security levels or linguistic (profiles OR requirements) in same or other parts of the country.

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

Contact information for 2 references.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

EDUCATION: Successful completion of post-secondary school education relevant to the position or Public Service Commission approved alternatives, or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience.

Occupational Certification
• Level 3 certification for water treatment and Level 2 certification for water distribution.
Proof of education/certification will be required at the time of the interview.

Degree equivalency

• Recent experience in managing the implementation of medium-sized projects including managing contracts, monitoring, reporting and performance evaluation;
• Recent experience in operation of a Class 2 or Class 3 water treatment plant, including sampling, analysis, system adjustment and associated machinery;
• Experience in a supervisory capacity, including responsibilities such as: supervision of staff, preparation and presentation of reports and plans (such as financial budgets, work schedules, performance management etc.).

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

English essential

Information on language requirements

• Water treatment processes;
• Wastewater treatment processes;
• Water distribution systems;
• Wastewater collection systems;
• Health and safety codes, standards, protocols and regulations as they relate to drinking water supply and waste water treatment.

• Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems;
• Ability to organize resources (time, financial, human and information) to achieve planned goals;
• Ability to write technical documents, statements of work and request for proposals.

• Personally connects with people (team player);
• Exercises sound judgment;
• Makes things happen;
• Strives for excellence.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance - Obtain and maintain Reliability Status Clearance.

• Obtain and maintain valid class 5 driver’s license or equivalent.

• A Parks Canada Agency uniform, as prescribed for the position, must be worn at all times while performing the duties of the position unless otherwise specifically directed by the Superintendent.
• Must be prepared to work weekends, shift work, overtime and statutory holidays as scheduled.
• Must wear safety equipment as identified by Supervisor.
• Perform physical tasks as per the job requirements.
• Must be willing to complete any training that pertains to the job.

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

Parks Canada is established as a separate employer in the Federal Public Service under the Financial Administration Act. Persons appointed to the Agency continue to be part of the Public Service. Parks Canada operates under its own human resources framework outside of the Public Service Employment Act and in line with values of fairness, competence and respect, and its operating principles.

Each person is entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.

For tips to navigate the application process step by step, refer to the following short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0GW7P3g9hhI.

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information

Christine Hamilton, Asset Manager II
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