Job Opportunities

Find information on job opportunities within the Village of Barnwell organization.

Available Positions

Public Works Operator

The Village is now accepting applications for one Permanent Full Time Public Works Operator position. This position works directly with Public Works Foreman and Assistant Foreman.


  • High School Diploma (or GED)
  • Valid Class 5 Operators license
  • Alberta Environment Water Treatment Level II
  • Alberta Environment Water Distribution Level I
  • Alberta Environment Wastewater Collection Level I
  • NOTE: (We are willing to support the right candidate in obtaining their Water Systems and Wastewater Systems Certification)
  • Experience in operation of equipment such as skid steer, Tool Cat, mowers, etc.
  • A strong work ethic and positive attitude
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Willing to work both on call and overtime hours as required.
  • Proven ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Satisfactory written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be honest, trustworthy, respectful, and flexible.
  • Must demonstrate mechanical aptitude and dexterity in the use of tools and equipment.
  • Must reside within or a reasonable distance from the Village of Barnwell.


  • Assist with overall operations and maintenance of stormwater, wastewater and potable water treatment systems.
  • Assist with the installation and maintenance of the underground water, wastewater and storm drainage utilities.
  • Assist with overall operations related to roads, landscaping, snow removal, general building maintenance.
  • Must be prepared to work in all types of weather.
  • May be called out to assist in emergencies.
  • Work regularly with wide variety of equipment and must be aware of safe operating procedures for all equipment and work sites including chemical handling and proper PPE requirements for each task.
  • Any other duties or demands as necessary.
  • This position is full-time, with alternating on-call requirements for evenings and weekends. Wage will be commensurate with experience.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit resume to the Village of
Barnwell office, Attention: Rachel Schortinghuis via email to [email protected].

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

The Village appreciates all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected to
continue in the selection process will be contacted.

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