Job Description:

Town of Lumsden

 Water/Wastewater Operator

The Town of Lumsden is accepting applications for the position of Water/Wastewater Operator. Qualifications:

Post secondary education in a related field.

Valid Saskatchewan Class 5 Driver’s License is required as well as RCMP Security Clearance


Preference Will Be Given To Applicants With:

Class 2 Water Distribution and Treatment Certification

Class 3 Wastewater Treatment and Collection Certificate

*In absence of Certification, the ability to attain Certification, within a reasonable time frame is a requirement of employment

Diploma of Water Resources Engineering Technologist

Certificate in Water and Wastewater Technician

Experience operating heavy equipment (grader, backhoe, skid steer) and pump maintenance


This position works as a Utilities Operator under the direction of the Utilities Foreman.  The position assists in the daily operation and maintenance of the water and wastewater works.  Other public works duties not related to the utility operation may be required from time to time.

The Town of Lumsden is currently in the process of building a new SBR Wastewater facility.  The successful applicant will have the opportunity to learn and grow professionally operating a state-of-the-art wastewater facility.


Salary range for this position is based on experience and qualifications. Health, dental, vision and pension benefits are provided.  Hours of work are 7:00–4:00 (40 hours paid per week) with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break plus 30 minutes banked toward one Earned Day Off every three weeks.  You can expect to provide weekend on-call coverage once every 6-7 weeks.


For additional information on this employment opportunity, please contact Dave Cherney, Utilities Foreman, at 306-731-7748


Resumes with experience, education, qualifications and references may be dropped off in person to 300 James St. North, or sent to: Monica Merkosky, CAO

P.O. Box 160

Lumsden, SK,     S0G 3C0

Fax:  306 731-3572



Applications will be received until the position is filled.