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Term Pumphouse & Liftstation Maintainer IIB

The City of Yellowknife
December 14, 2021
Job Type
  • The City of Yellowknife offers an attractive salary range of $71,289 - $87,445
Public Works and Engineering


The City of Yellowknife is an inclusive employer offering a dynamic and rewarding work environment that delivers valuable services to our residents. Working in Local Government provides many opportunities to not only develop your career but also to improve the lives of residents and visitors to Yellowknife! At the City, the diverse backgrounds of our employees help us to create a positive, safe and fun environment for us all. The City is committed to hiring a diverse and skilled workforce that is representative of the community, strengthening our ability to provide high quality services and excellent customer service to residents.  In addition, the City of Yellowknife is committed to reconciliation and implementing actions intended to increase the number of Indigenous peoples who work for the City. The City of Yellowknife welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, and encourages Indigenous persons, visible minorities and persons with a disability to self-declare when submitting their application. We are currently seeking an individual to assume the demanding and fulfilling position of Pumphouse & Liftstation Maintainer IIB with the Water & Sewer Division of the Public Works and Engineering Department for and approximate Six-month term.


Under the general supervision of the Superintendent, Water & Sewer, and the Pumphouse & Liftstation Supervisor, the incumbent is required to perform maintenance and a preventative maintenance program for all pumphouses, liftstations, City Garage and other City infrastructure as necessary. These duties include maintaining proper operation of the City pumphouses and liftstations, maintaining pumps, generators and monitoring equipment related to water distribution and sewage disposal, maintaining safe and efficient operation of water treatment plant equipment and treatment processes, ensuring reliable production and supply of high quality potable water to all City of Yellowknife residents at all times.   A large component of this position will also be steaming mains outdoors with a class 5 mobile steam boiler.


The incumbent a valid Class 5 NWT Driver’s License and a minimum Class 5 Stationary Engineer’s certificate. The work requires a general working knowledge and understanding of the City's water and sewer infrastructure and associated operations.

The City of Yellowknife offers an attractive salary range of $71,289 - $87,445 as well as a monthly housing and vacation travel allowance.

Qualified applicants are required to apply no later than December 31, 2021.

Please visit the City of Yellowknife Website at: to submit your resume.

Please be advised that the City of Yellowknife requires all prospective employees to provide a criminal records check prior to employment.  We thank all applicants who apply, but advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

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