Careers

Current Postings

Our goal is to be a diverse workplace, that is representative of the community we serve. We encourage applications from qualified Indigenous persons, African Nova Scotians, LGBTQ2S+ community, racially visible persons, women in non-traditional positions, and persons with disabilities. You are encouraged to self-identify in the cover letter. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Director of Operations Engineering, and Compliance

CLOSING DATE:  ongoing until suitable candidate is secured.

Reporting to the CEO, the AFNWA is seeking a strategic and collaborative Director of Operations Engineering, and Compliance who will readily transform water and wastewater systems by delivering quality services and building capacity for First Nation communities. The ideal candidate will be a dedicated change agent who is passionate about being part of an emerging organization. The Director will combine both managerial and technical leadership with the vision necessary to ensure the Operations Department has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and resources in place to grow the organization effectively and ensure operating efficiency.

Leading a team of over 20, the Director is responsible for providing technical support and proactive leadership to operating programs and projects in the Operations Department. They will plan, develop, review, and monitor operating programs, practices, and service standards that are consistent with corporate objectives. The Director of Operations, Engineering and Compliance ensures the safe delivery of services through efficient day-to-day operations.

AFNWA has retained the services of Pathways Executive Search for this hiring.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: To apply, submit a comprehensive résumé and cover letter in confidence to Pathways
Executive Search. Pathways’ contact information is in the attached PDF.

Director of Engineering

CLOSING DATE:  ongoing until suitable candidate is secured.

Reporting to the CEO, the AFNWA is seeking a strategic and collaborative Director of Engineering who will be responsible for the Engineering department. The ideal candidate will be a dedicated change agent who is passionate about being part of an emerging organization. The Director will combine both managerial and technical leadership to oversee asset management and capital planning, infrastructure planning, capital project delivery, strategic
projects, and business development.

AFNWA has retained the services of Pathways Executive Search for this hiring.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: To apply, submit a comprehensive résumé and cover letter in confidence to Pathways
Executive Search. Pathways’ contact information is in the attached PDF.

Regional Water Coordinator

CLOSING DATE:  Friday, June 14, 2024

The Regional Water Coordinator position will work with the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Housing & Infrastructure team to assist in securing regional participation and facilitate the flow of information to support the AFN water related projects and initiatives.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:    Kindly forward all inquiries and applications to HR@AFNWA.CA. Application documents will only be accepted in .PDF or .DOC format. The applicant will receive an email confirming that the application has been received and all attachments are accessible. Successful candidates will be contacted on or before June 14, 2024, for next steps.

Operator In Training – Wagmatcook/We’koqma’q

CLOSING DATE:  Friday, June 24, 2024

Under the direction of the designated service area supervisor, who may or may not be on site, operate and maintain water and wastewater treatment plants, water distribution and wastewater collection systems. Perform maintenance of equipment associated with these facilities. You will be responsible for your personal safety and that of your co-workers by observing all Occupational Health and Safety Rules and Regulations and AFNWA’s Occupational Health and Safety Program.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:    Kindly forward all inquiries and applications to HR@AFNWA.CA. Application documents will only be accepted in .PDF or .DOC format. The applicant will receive an email confirming that the application has been received and all attachments are accessible. Successful candidates will be contacted on or before June 24, 2024, for next steps.

Operator In Training – Neqotkuk

CLOSING DATE:  Friday, June 7, 2024

Under the direction of the designated service area supervisor, who may or may not be on site, operate and maintain water and wastewater treatment plants, water distribution and wastewater collection systems.  Perform maintenance of equipment associated with these facilities. You will be responsible for your personal safety and that of your co-workers by observing all Occupational Health and Safety Rules and Regulations and AFNWA’s Occupational Health and Safety Program.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:    Kindly forward all inquiries and applications to HR@AFNWA.CA. Application documents will only be accepted in .PDF or .DOC format. The applicant will receive an email confirming that the application has been received and all attachments are accessible. Successful candidates will be contacted on or before June 7, 2024, for next steps.

Engineering Student

CLOSING DATE:  Friday, May 31, 2024

Reporting to the Director of Engineering, the AFNWA is seeking an Engineering Student whose primary function will be assisting Engineering staff with projects and program delivery. The ideal candidate is a student who is currently enrolled in a university or college engineering program. Kindly forward all inquiries and applications to HR@AFNWA.CA

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:    Kindly forward all inquiries and applications to HR@AFNWA.CA. Application documents will only be accepted in .PDF or .DOC format. The applicant will receive an email confirming that the application has been received and all attachments are accessible. Successful candidates will be contacted on or before June 7, 2024, for next steps.