The City of Portage la Prairie is accepting resumes for the Waterworks Maintenance position. Under the general supervision of the Waterworks Foreman, performs manual labouring tasks in the maintenance and construction of water & wastewater conveyance systems.


Sewer jet (air brake endorsement), roto rooter, dump truck, energizer, quickie saw, jack hammer, manual tools, forklift, pumps, steamer, front end loader, two-way radio, meter reading equipment, light duty vehicle.


  • Completion of Grade 12.
  • Province of MB Class II Certificate in Water Distribution and in Wastewater Collection.
  • Special Boiler Certificate.
  • A valid driver’s license with Air Brake endorsement.

HOURS OF WORK: 8:00am to 4:30 pm, 1/2 hour for lunch.

SALARY:  $27.10 per hour as per CUPE collective agreement. (2020 rate) This is a unionized position and is subject to all terms and conditions of the collective agreement or subsequent amending agreements.

Please email resumes to or drop off applications at City Hall attention Human Resources Officer. Applications must be received not later than 4:30 pm on January 15, 2021 and marked Competition # 2021-01.



We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.