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Employment Opportunities

Virden Employment Skills Centre

227 Wellington Street West
(204) 748-6083

VESC is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting individuals in meeting employment needs, serving the R.M of Pipestone, R.M. of Sifton, R.M of Wallace-Woodworth, Town of Virden, Elkhorn, Reston, Sinclair, Kenton,  & Oak Lake. 

VESC helps unemployed Manitobans prepare for, find, and keep jobs by providing a variety of short-term employment-related services, as well as assisting employers in finding potential staff, and posting job ads on behalf of the employer. All services are free of cost.


VESC Poster


The Town of Virden has an immediate opening for a Plant Operator in the Water and Wastewater Department. The successful applicant will be part of the team that carries out the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the water treatment, distribution, collection and wastewater treatment systems. Preference will be given to applicants that have achieved certification through the Water and Wastewater Facility Operator Certification Program, but consideration will be given to all applicants.

Required qualifications

  • Effective basic reading, writing and mathematical skills
  • Effective basic interpersonal and communication skills
  • Basic mechanical ability to perform maintenance on equipment
  • Grade Twelve Diploma
  • Class 5 Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications

  • Level II certification in Water Treatment, Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection from Manitoba Environment
  • Level III certification in Wastewater treatment from Manitoba Environment

The starting wage range for this position is $21.30 to $27.83 per hour, dependent on level of certification. The Town of Virden offers a comprehensive benefits package and provides training and development opportunities to its employees.

Scheduled work hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, with weekend shifts and on-call rotation every fourth weekend. These hours and shifts could vary depending on requirements of the Employer, weather or other circumstances.

Please forward resume, complete with cover letter to: 

Ron Routledge
Utilities Manager
Town of Virden
Box 310
Virden, Manitoba
R0M 2C0

Phone: (204)748-2440
Fax: (204)748-2501

Deadline for applications is Friday, July 1, 2022, at 4:00 pm.


The Town of Virden has an opening for a Sanitation I position commencing immediately.

This is a position in the garbage collection division of the Public Works Department, although the individual could be required to assist in other departments if necessary.  This individual must be able to deal with the general public in a polite and courteous manner, and learn the collection system.

This position requires an individual that is in good health and capable of carrying out the physical requirements of the job.  A valid Class 3 Manitoba driver’s license, with air endorsement, is preferred. If not held, the individual should be prepared to obtain within a specified time period, as determined by the Public Works Foreman.

Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Pick-up and load garbage
  • Assist in maintenance, repairs and cleaning of equipment
  • Must be able to work overtime when required
  • Should be able to obtain the required license in order to assume the duties and responsibility of the Sanitary II position when required
  • Miscellaneous duties when assigned, including but not limited to, helping other departments or segments of departments within the Town of Virden

Current starting wage is $21.39 per hour, with a six-month raise to $21.74 and a twelve-month raise to $22.24. 

This position is generally scheduled for 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday, but this could vary depending on the requirements of the Employer, weather or other circumstances.

A detailed job description is available at the Town Office.

Please forward resumes, complete with covering letter to: 

Maurice Kernel
Public Works Foreman
Town of Virden
Box 310
Virden, Manitoba, R0M 2C0

Phone: (204) 748-2440
Fax: (204) 748-2501

Deadline for applications is June 30, 2022 at 4:00 pm.

Town of Virden

The Town of Virden is accepting applications for two summer students to be employed under the Green Team Program for the period July 4, 2022 to August 26, 2022 in Public Works and Parks and Recreation.

Applicants for all positions must be between the ages of 16 and 24 and hold a valid driver’s license. 

Resumes can be mailed to:

Town of Virden
Box 310
Virden, MB
R0M 2C0

Emailed to:

or dropped off at the Town Office, 236 Wellington Street W


The Town of Virden has the following employment opportunities available for the summer of 2022:

Programs/Events Leader – this position, starting May 15, 2022, will be primarily responsible for the coordination of the planning, implementation, operation and evaluation of the Community Day Camp programs for children 6 to 12.  Other duties may include planning and assisting with other community programs and events.

Programs/Events Assistants – this position, starting July 4, 2022, will be primarily responsible for assisting at the Community Day Camp.  Other duties may include assisting with other community programs and events.

The positions listed above will both be subject to 40 hour work weeks, which could include evenings and weekends.  The successful applicants must be self-starters, possess exceptional organizational and time management skills, and communication skills.  The ability to work with children and the general public is imperative.  An original Police Information Search (criminal reference check) and Child Abuse registry search will be required prior to the commencement of employment.

Resumes can be submitted to:

Rhonda Stewart, CAO
Town of Virden
236 Wellington Street West
Box 310
Virden, Manitoba
R0M 2C0

Ph: (204) 748-2440
Fax: (204) 748-2501

Summer Positions Available for Students
Virden Pioneer Home Museum
Full-Time Summer Employment Opportunities

Student Assistant Curator-Tour Guide

Start date May 2, 2022, to August 31, 2022
Full-time Seasonal Employment – 40 hrs/wk
Open to University, College & High School students

Please send applications and resumes to:


Virden Pioneer Home Museum  
P.O. Box 2001
Virden, MB R0M 2C0

Museum: 204-748-1659
Susan: 204-748-3573

LIBRARY ADMINISTRATOR – full time, permanent, immediate start
Border Regional Library

Advocacy, vision, innovation, partnerships

Are you?

  • organized and efficient
  • a great communicator
  • an independent worker
  • willing to work with the BRL Board, providing advice and recommendations as required

Do you?

  • possess excellent computer skills (MS suite)
  • strong accounting skills, including budgeting and payroll (QuickBooks)
  • have human resource management and development experience

As the managerial head of BRL, with three branches in Virden, McAuley and Elkhorn, you must have strong financial management abilities. You will be responsible for:

  • preparing and managing budgets
  • preparing and reporting monthly and annual financial statements
  • managing purchasing and other expenditures
  • launching fundraising efforts
  • preparing and managing grant applications

Request a Job Description at the Virden branch or by emailing

Submit your resume and references by email to: BRL Chairperson Mark Humphries at

Salary is competitive and based on qualifications, with a good benefits package.