Employment Opportunities





The Town of Virden has an employment opportunity for an Operator in Training full time position commencing on or around July 16, 2018.


This position is in the Utilities Department, although the individual may be required to assist other departments if necessary.

This position requires an individual in good health and capable of carrying out the physical requirements of the job. A valid Class 5 Manitoba driver`s license is required.

The applicant must obtain required operator certification within a reasonable amount of time.

Typical duties include, but are not limited to:


  • Reading water meters
  • Data collection and inspection of the WTP, WWTP, Lift Stations, Booster Station and Valley Wells
  • Repairs to the above facilities and the Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection Systems
  • Other duties as assigned, including working in other departments


The rate of pay for this position ranges from 19.30 to 24.75 per hour dependant on education, experience and qualifications.

This position is scheduled from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, 1 hour for lunch, Monday to Friday. Required to work weekends on a rotating basis and carry an on-call phone during their week of standby duties. Employees on Standby duties must be able to report to work within a fifteen minute period.

 Please forward resumes, complete with covering letter to:

Rhonda Stewart
Chief Administrative Officer
Town of Virden
Box 310
Virden, Manitoba R0M 2C0
Phone: (204)748-2440
Fax:     (204)748-2501



Deadline for applications is 4:30 p.m. on July 4, 2018



The Westman Emergency Group (Town of Virden, RM of Sifton – including Town of Oak Lake and the RM of Wallace-Woodworth – including Town of Kenton and the Village of Elkhorn) is presently seeking an individual to fill the role of Emergency Management Group Coordinator. 

You would be the leader of a team of dedicated volunteers who would come together in the event of a natural or man made disaster or event.  You would help manage the needs of others during a time of community distress.

Those interested in applying for this position require organization and communication skills and are able to work well in stressful situations. 

If you are interested in helping out your community in a time of dire need, please contact the Town Office at (204) 748-2440.