Southwest Regional Water Co-op Water Treatment Plant Operator


SouthWest Regional Water Co-op

Water Treatment Plant Operator






Brock Bolton

Box 364 Melita, MB R0M 1L0




SouthWest Regional Water Co-op is looking for an individual to join our team of water professionals.

Qualifications are an asset but for the right individual we are willing to train and help you grow into the position.



  • Prior experience working with RO and sand filtration systems.
  • WT2 or WD2 Certification.
  • Familiar with SCADA systems
  • Experience in plumbing, mechanical and minor electrical



  • Grade 12 High school diploma.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid class 5 driver’s license.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with all employees effectively and courteously.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, and maintain a good working relationship with staff, the public and contractors.
  • Must possess or have the ability to possess Provincial Certification for – WT2, WD2.
  • Must have the ability to work a 10/4 work schedule and stand-by or on-call shifts as required.
  • Willingness to work overtime and/or handle callouts as required.
  • Work in all weather conditions.
  • Lift up to 50 lbs.





  • Competitive health and benefits plan.
  • Pay is based on provincial scale, qualifications and experience.


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Regular duties include all aspects of water production, treatment, storage, instrumentation and control operations of a Class 2 water treatment and Class 2 water distribution system.
  • Perform required utility tests, checks and sampling at the WTP and the rural system.
  • Maintain, repair and clean the WTP and all buildings in the system.
  • Conduct daily inspections to ensure effective operations.
  • Maintain and repair the chemical treatment processes.
  • Keep accurate daily logs.
  • Maintain inventories and reports.
  • Provide reports to government agencies, departments and other organizations as required.
  • Conduct inspections of mechanical equipment, generators, electrical and other building components and systems.
  • Weed maintenance on the rural system and at the wells.
  • Ensure an adequate supply of water for human consumption and firefighting activities.
  • Meter reading and service work as required.
  • Demonstrate competency in safe work practices, knowledge and understanding of occupational hazards, safety precautions, regulations and procedures.
  • Must be able to respond to emergency calls within 20 minutes.
  • Other related duties as assigned.




Friday, March 11, 2022, 4:30 p.m.  

However, the posting will remain open until the position is filled.


Applications can be emailed or dropped off at the any of the following locations:


Town of Melita                             79 Main Street Melita, MB


Municipality of Two Borders        138 Main Street Melita, MB


Municipality of Brenda-Waskada 33 Railway Av Waskada, MB


For more information, please contact Brock.



Thank You


We appreciate all applications and thank all candidates for their interest in this position, however, only those individuals considered for an interview will be contacted.


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