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Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

The Town of Yarmouth is accepting applications for a full-time permanent Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. 

In this challenging and exciting role, the incumbent will be required to undertake wastewater treatment facility operational duties related to the safe and efficient operation of the Yarmouth Wastewater Treatment Plant.  This includes, but is not limited to, the operation and maintenance of all related mechanical, electrical, HVAC, SCADA, chemical feed systems, pumps, dewatering systems, anaerobic digestors, etc..

The preferred applicant will have completed a two-year technical program related to Water Treatment such as water resources technology, wastewater operator training program, environmental sciences, in addition to a wastewater treatment plant operator certification class I or II.

However, consideration may be given to those applicants who have at least 2 years closely related practical experience as a Power Engineer or Plumber, or are a recent graduate of a recognized program, that includes courses in wastewater treatment, but lacking years of experience and certification.

Salary and benefits as per collective agreement with CUPE 2530.

Benefits include:

  • A defined benefit pension plan
  • Extended health and dental care
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program

Interested applicants should forward a resume and cover letter explaining how they are qualified for this role.  Submissions can be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Please ensure the cover letter and resume are attached to the email in a single PDF document.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Town of Yarmouth

 This is an exciting time for the Town of Yarmouth. By working together, we can meet today’s challenges and build a better future.”

Pam Mood


Town of Yarmouth
400 Main Street
Yarmouth, B5A 1G2

  (902) 742-2521
  (902) 742-6244

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