Job Offer

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Wastewater collection and treatment Operator (Level II)

The Greater Shediac Sewerage Commission (GSSC) maintains and operates two wastewater treatment facilities (aerated lagoons) and 24 sewage lift stations. 

The GSSC is seeking applicants for a permanent full-time position for a level II wastewater collection and treatment operator.  This position requires the performance of scheduled and emergency cleaning, repair and maintenance of sanitary related infrastructure, operation of vehicles, equipment, and tools in a safe manner to perform such functions in all weather conditions and in confined spaces.  Operators are required to share on-call duties, and therefore must be able to work independently to troubleshoot and resolve problems.

Required qualifications for this position include a Grade 12 education or equivalent, obtaining the Class II Wastewater Collection Operator Certificate and the Class II Wastewater Treatment Operator Certificate from the NB Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour within three (3) years of hired date, and having a Class 5 Drivers License with the willingness to obtain a Class 5 Drivers License with Air Brake endorsement within six (6) months of hire. 


  1. Operate a variety of cleaning, maintenance and repair equipment, tools and vehicles;
  2. Clean, repair, and maintain sewers, underground access chambers, wet wells, laterals and force mains.
  3. Replace, repair, and adjust manhole covers;
  4. Respond to floods, sewer odours, sewer backups and customer complaints.  Investigate and resolve such complaints;
  5. Inspect wastewater related infrastructure;
  6. Load and unload equipment and materials as required;
  7. General care, maintenance and safe operation of assigned equipment and tools;
  8. Provide written and verbal reports concerning daily work activities;
  9. Must be willing to work overtime for emergency call-outs and share on-call duties 24/7 (shall be able to be on-site during a call-out within a maximum of 60 minutes);
  10. Operate equipment such as: sewer flusher, landscaping and grass cutting equipment, snow removal equipment, and other equipment as necessary;
  11. Collect wastewater samples and deliver to the laboratory;
  12. Maintain cleanliness of lift stations & operations buildings;
  13. Perform inspections of contractors work and provide written inspection reports;
  14. Perform duties in a safe manner;
  15. Monitor the SCADA system regularly to ensure proper functioning of systems;
  16. Perform other related duties as required.

The Greater Shediac Sewerage Commission offers a competitive salary and above average benefits. 

Interested candidates should send their resume and proof of education and training by email no later than Tuesday, August 24, 2021, 4:30pm to :

Joey Frenette, Director, Operations
The Greater Shediac Sewerage Commission
25 Cap-Brulé Road
Boudreau-Ouest, NB E4P 6H8


IMPORTANT: We appreciate all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.