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The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Skilled Trades and Labour
Experienced
Other
$26.79 - $30.80 / hour
Competition Number: HW23-103E

Halifax Water is inviting applicants for one (1) Term Pumping Station Maintenance Person (Pumping Station Service Person Apprentice (approximately 6 months) in the Wastewater and Stormwater Services Department.

Interested, qualified candidates are asked to submit their up to date resume and cover letter quoting Competition #HW23-PSSPE by 4:30pm on September 30, 2023.

What you'll do

Responsibilities

As a Pumping Station Service Person Apprentice you will:

Perform scheduled and emergency repair and maintenance of sewage pumping stations and related infrastructure. You will operate a variety of equipment and tools in a safe manner. You will work in all weather conditions, inside and outside and in noisy spaces, confined spaces, etc. You will be subject to emergency call ins after working hours.

What you'll need

Qualifications

To do this job you need to have:

- Grade 12 or equivalent

- Completion of a minimum one-year technical diploma (ie: Industrial Mechanical, Power Engineering, Marine Engineering, Auto Mechanical)

- A valid Class 5 Nova Scotia Drivers' license

- Two years of experience working in a similar environment, working with pumps/motors/controls and with similar equipment and tools.

- You will be required to obtain certification through Nova Scotia Environment within 6 months of hire as an Operator-in-Training. We arrange for the exam and pay the fee to write it.

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.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

Halifax Water is Atlantic Canada's largest water utility, providing integrated water, wastewater and stormwater utility for more than 106,000 customers daily. 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 employees provide essential water services to an estimated 383,000 people in HALIFAX. We offer group benefits, work-life balance, pension plan, fitness incentive, etc.