The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Skilled Trades and Labour
Full-time - Permanent
$25.57 - $29.51 / hour
Competition Number: HW23-LUA

Halifax Water is inviting applications for One (1) Regular Full Time Labourer/Utility Worker Apprentice/Utility Operator in Operations department.

What you'll do


Under the supervision of the Works Supervisor or his designate, the Labourer/Utility Worker Apprentice/Utility Operator performs all forms of general labour work associated with the operation of the Utility in a safe, efficient manner. This position works outdoors, in all types of weather.

What you'll need


Minimum qualifications for this position include Grade 12 or equivalent and the successful candidate must have satisfactory experience in maintenance and operation of a water system. A copy of the job description and required qualifications for this CUPE Local 227 bargaining unit position may be viewed on our website:

We're looking for

Core Skills

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A little bit about us

Halifax Water

Halifax Water is Atlantic Canada's largest water utility, providing integrated water, wastewater and stormwater services for more than 106,000 customers on a daily basis. For more than 70 years we have been proud stewards of the water cycle, providing clean water to customers, and safely conveying it back to the source. Through our One Team - One Water approach, our more than 550 dedicated emloyees provide essential water services to an estimated 383,000 people in HALIFAX.

In addition to a collegial work environment that promotes a work-life balance, Halifax Water offers its employees a challenging and rewarding career with a competitive compensation and benefits package, opportunities for professional development, and incentive programs. As a member of the team at Halifax Water, you will be contributing to the success of the utility while delivering water, wastewater and stormwater services in an integrated, cost-effective and environmentally sound manner with a commitment to long-term sustainability.

Halifax Water’s goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the community we serve, at all job levels. Halifax Water believes a diverse workforce positively contributes to its success, and the success of our community. We encourage applications from qualified African Nova Scotians, LGBTQ+ community, racially visible persons, women in non-traditional positions, persons with disabilities and Indigenous persons. Halifax Water encourages applicants to self-identify in the cover letter.

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Our Story

Halifax Water is Canada's first regulated water, wastewater and stormwater utility serving a population of about 381,000 in Halifax Regional Municipality. With our mission "to provide world class services for our customers and our environment", water, wastewater and stormwater services are delivered in an integrated, cost effective and environmentally sound manner with a commitment to long term sustainability.

Why Work for Halifax Water?

Halifax Water values their employees and offers a competitive compensation and benefits package with a wide range of incentives and is dedicated to promoting work life balance, professional development, challenging careers and employee wellness and safety.

Halifax Water has an exciting and challenging culture that promotes achievement and results in pursuit of a world class standard.

To learn more about Halifax Water, please visit our website:

Halifax Water is an equal opportunity employer