We're HiringThe Municipality of Wawa offers diverse, challenging work while maintaining a healthy, safe and productive work environment for our employees, while at the same time supporting the quality of life to those who live, work and play here.

The Municipality of Wawa is pleased to accommodate individual needs in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), within our recruitment process.

We value diversity in our workforce and focus on attracting and retaining employees who can work together effectively to meet the needs of our residents and visitors.

In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 and will only be used for the purpose of candidate selection.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. Explore our current employment opportunities to find out more about working for the Municipality.

Current Employment Opportunities

Water and Wastewater Lead Hand - Competition 2022-01

The Municipality of Wawa requires a Water and Wastewater Lead Hand within the Infrastructure Services Department.  Reporting to the Director of Infrastructure Services, the successful candidate will be responsible to maintain the daily operation, maintenance and repair of municipal water/waste water facilities and distribution systems and be designated as the ORO (Responsible Operator) in Water and Wastewater duties as required.  The successful candidate must ensure the compliance with treatment standards as mandated by the Province and others to maintain an efficient and safe operation of water and sewer service in Wawa.



  1. Must have a minimum three (3) years of water and wastewater experience. Maintain proper certification (Level 1 water distribution and supply, Level 1 waste water collection, and Level 2 water treatment), to be qualified to operate drinking water distribution system and a wastewater treatment system.
  2. Must have valid driver’s license and be willing to obtain a “DZ” license.
  3. Must be familiar with using a computer, email and completing reports.
  4. Must be able to work 40 hours per week and be available for on-call/overtime/shift work.
  5. Must operate a SCADA System and department equipment.
  6. Position is required to perform physical labour and outside at times.
  7. Must have thorough knowledge of the water and wastewater equipment, materials and monitoring requirements.
  8. Must have an ability to analyze information from reports, logs and chemical analysis.
  9. The Lead Hand will be the O.R.O. and O.I.C for the Municipality of Wawa.

The position is unionized and a generous benefit package is provided. The hourly wage is $36.04 ($74,963.20 per year).  A detailed job description is available. Email: humanresources@wawa.cc

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a letter and resume in confidence no later than 4:00 p.m. February 9, 2022 to:

Human Resources – Competition 2022-01
Email:  humanresources@wawa.cc
Municipality of Wawa
40 Broadway Avenue, PO Box 500
Wawa, Ontario P0S 1K0


Accommodation is available.

We appreciate all applications, however, only those candidates invited for an interview will be acknowledged. Personal information collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used strictly for employment assessment purposes.