Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

The Town of Yarmouth currently has an opening for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. 

In this challenging and exciting role, the incumbent will responsible to perform activities, under the supervision the Chief Operator, 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, an anaerobic digestor, etc. Activities will also include laboratory work for monitoring treatment and ensuring targets are met, as well as the operation and maintenance of related lift stations. 

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 or water treatment plant operator certification class I or II. However, consideration may be given to those applicants who have at least 2 years practical experience as a Power Engineer, Plumber, or a trade/technical training considered directly related to the activities of the position, or are a recent graduate of a recognized program but lacking years of experience and certification. 

Salary and benefits as per collective agreement with CUPE 2530. 

If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your resume to the attention of Human Resources; by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; by fax to 902-742-6244; or by mail to Town of Yarmouth, 400 Main St., Yarmouth N.S., B5A 1G2.  

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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