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We value diversity in our workforce and focus on attracting and retaining employees who can work together effectively to meet the needs of our great community.

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We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. Explore our current opportunities and find out more about working for the Municipality. 

Employment Opportunities

 Utility Locator (Recurring Seasonal: Beginning of April - End of November)

The Public Works Department has a vacancy for a Utility Locator in its Water/Wastewater Divisions.


Reporting to the Water and Wastewater Supervisor, the successful candidate will identify and mark the location service utilities and assist with other duties as assigned.


The “ideal” candidate will have:

  • The Underground Utility Locating Course
  • Knowledge of CSA Z662 code, traffic control and occupational health and safety
  • Experience interpreting drawings
  • Experience using electronic locating equipment and software, preferably Radiodetection equipment and ArcView
  • Have excellent organizational skills
  • Proven verbal, written and electronic communication skills
  • Be able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to distinguish colours for marked utilities
  • Must be able to perform the physical demands of the position’s work tasks. This includes: movement of equipment and/or materials; ability to carry equipment (transmitter and receiver) up to 8 lbs. each; attention to detail; ability to stand or walk for extended periods of time including walking ditches, walking on uneven surfaces. Work in construction site environment and non-urban areas
  • Minimum Qualification:  Damage Prevention Technician 1 Certification and have 3 years of related experience in the Utility industries, Private Locate experience and/or Sewer Sonde experience 
  • Must have a full class ‘G’ driver’s license in good standing
  • Must have a work history that highlights teamwork and a positive attitude


Note:  A job task list is attached.


This recurring seasonal position is based on working 40 hours per week from the beginning of April to the end of November with a wage NM4 (Step 1 $24.89 to Step 5 $27.87) plus 12.5% in lieu of benefits. 


Qualified candidates are invited to submit a resumé in confidence to the undersigned no later than 10:00 a.m., Friday, March 1, 2019.


Human Resources Department

Telephone 519-396-3018  Fax 519-396-8288