Kativik Regional Government

Drinking Water Plant Operations and Maintenance Instructor


APPLY BEFORE: February 20, 2018

Reporting to the assistant director of the Department and in close collaboration with other Department staff, the instructor’s duties include in particular:

• Assist and train municipal plant operators to operate, maintain and repair plant equipment (water sampling and analysis, chlorination, equipment calibration, problem detection, repair solutions, parts ordering, etc.);
• Evaluate the drinking water treatment and equipment maintenance activities of municipal plant operators in accordance with the plant operator training program;
• Diagnose and make repairs to control systems and analysis instruments in cooperation with municipal plant operators;
• Make general plumbing, electricity and carpentry repairs;
• Cooperate with the Department’s maintenance coordinator in the development and implementation of a preventive maintenance program;
• Help local workers to maintain an inventory of parts and tools, and assist with the preparation of annual sealift orders;
• Work closely with municipal plant operators and KRG project managers to develop drinking water supply system improvements and participate in their implementation;
• Perform any other related duties requested by his supervisor.


The selected candidate must:

• Possess a vocational studies diploma related to drinking water treatment or water treatment equipment repairs, and have at least three years of relevant work experience;
• Possess practical plumbing, electrical, electronic, and carpentry skills;
• Be able to communicate, verbally and in writing, in at least two of the following languages: Inuktitut, English or French (a working knowledge of Inuktitut is a definite asset);
• Be available to travel in the northern villages and live in hotels with shared kitchen and leisure facilities;
• Be reliable, autonomous and resourceful;
• Possess a valid driver’s licence.


Work experience north of the 55th parallel is a definite asset.


• Work schedule and place of work: 6-3 rotation schedule: 6 weeks working in the Northern Villages (52.5 hours weekly), followed by 3 weeks paid leave (35 hours weekly)


• Work schedule and place of work: 4-2 rotation schedule: 4 weeks working in the Northern Villages, followed by 2 weeks paid leave (35 hours weekly);



Min. $34 778 - Max. $58 543 a year (Class 7)

Other benefits:

• Lodging paid while working in the northern villages, meals and expenses (up to a maximum of $455 per week while traveling in Nunavik);
• SPP : 6% employer; 4% employee;
• Group Insurance;
• Vacations: 20 days;
• Statutory Holidays: 19 days, including 10 days at Christmas.


Please forward your résumé before 5 P.M., February 20, 2018 to the following address:

Human Resources Section
Kativik Regional Government
P.O. Box 9, Kuujjuaq QC J0M 1C0
Fax: 819-964-2975, Email:


The KRG is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with this and with the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement, conditions may vary to promote the employment of Inuit candidates.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.