• Full Time
  • M'Chigeeng
  • December 8, 2023

Website M'Chigeeng First Nation

Classification: TC-1 ($42,120.00 – $51,480.00)
+ Group Benefits and Pension
Employment Status: Full-Time Regular
Department: Capital Projects and Public Works

Position Summary:                                                                                                         
Under the supervision of the Capital Projects and Public Works Manager, the Water Truck Operator will be responsible in safely delivering potable water to households that require drinking water systems in the community of M’Chigeeng First Nation. In addition, the Water Truck Operator will maintain all equipment.

Essential Functions:

Deliver potable water as per schedule to ensure adequate and safe supply of drinking and residential water for all MFN residences and applicable band buildings.
Operate water truck in a safe and effective manner in order to minimize the risk of injury, property damage or loss of life.
Perform daily safety and maintenance checks inspecting tires, lights, brakes, fuses, and liquid levels.
Providing weekly operation records, performing minor maintenance, and servicing, maintaining interior and exterior appearance of the unit.
Safely operate water pump system and test each load of water before delivery for appropriate chlorine levels and turbidity (clearness).
Staying current with transportation laws and regulations
Ensure equipment are maintained and serviced appropriately and regularly to avoid breakdowns.
Ensure truck and equipment are cleaned and sanitized regularly.
Flexible and available on call for unscheduled and emergency water deliveries.
Abide by occupational health and safety practices established by MFN.
Complete daily logs and submit to Department Manager.
All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Requirements:

Previous experience as a Water Truck Operator would be an asset
Valid Class “A” License; however Valid “DZ” license would be an asset
Must complete Water Distribution Class 1 Training
Basic mechanical knowledge
Holds valid safety certificates (WHMIS, First Aid and CPR, etc.)

Work Direction:

Able to work independently


Work involves the following physical demands:  Some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 10% sitting, 45% walking, and 45% standing.


Effective writing and verbal communication skills.
Professional attitude and strong work ethic.
Ability to display a positive and helpful attitude.
Ability to work within a team environment.
Knowledge of Anishinabek culture, traditions, and practices.
Understanding and fluency in Anishinabemowin or willingness to learn.

The successful candidate will be required to submit the following upon hire:

Current thirty (30) day Police CRC
Updated Driving Abstract Report

Interested applicants can submit a Cover Letter, Resume, three (3) Current References (Two recent work-related and one character reference, with names and contact information) and applicable education certifications addressed to:

c/o Murray McGregor, Capital Projects & Public Works Department Manager
M’Chigeeng First Nation, P.O. Box 333

Fax 705-377-4980 or murraym@mchigeeng.ca

Miigwetch for your interest, however only applicants selected for an interview, will be contacted.

For detailed job description, please email murraym@mchigeeng.ca

To apply for this job email your details to murraym@mchigeeng.ca