Department: Water and Wastewater

Supervisor: Director of Water and Wastewater

Term: Part-time, Seasonal
Location: Neskonlith Indian Band, Chase, BC, 743 Chief Neskonlith Drive
Hourly Wage: $18.00-$22.00

Job Summary:

We are seeking a dedicated Irrigation Operator to join the Water/ Wastewater Team. Reporting to the Director of Water and Wastewater. This role is pivotal in providing service to the Neskonlith Irrigation system and its users.  The Irrigation Operator will work closely with the Water/ Wastewater team and landowners, band members, and contractors during the irrigation use season.

Key Responsibilities:

Community and irrigation duties:

  • Run the irrigation system on IR #1
  • Repair system as needed to maintain adequate flow for irrigation use.
  • Provide support related to irrigation system and landowners and contractors and band members.
  • Work collaboratively with Adams Lake Band as they are connected to the irrigation system also.
  • Monitor and maintain flows in the irrigation system for all users.

About You:

  • Passion for community development and a commitment to making a measurable difference in the community.
  • Strong ability in multitasking and prioritizing in a dynamic environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Positive, solution-oriented, and independent work ethic.
  • Work related fields an asset.



  • High school diploma or equivalent, supplemented by relevant experience.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Valid BC Driver’s License and reliable transportation.
  • Proven capability to work well in the outdoors and physically fit.

Working Conditions:

  • Outdoor based.
  • Semi- isolated as the irrigation system starts close to Neskonlith lake without many residences in the area.
  • Balance various requests and tasks while being prepared for emerging challenges.


We Offer:

  • A collaborative environment with high growth potential.

Preferential Hiring Policy:

In accordance with Section 16(1) of the Canadian Human Rights Act and pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights code, it is NIB Policy to practice preferential hiring for Aboriginal peoples. Candidates who wish to qualify for preferential consideration must self-identify.


Company Address:

Neskonlith Indian Band
743 Chief Neskonlith Drive
Chase, BC


Work Eligibility:

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in Canada.


Background Check:

A background check will be required for the selected candidate prior to the job offer.


Equal Opportunity Statement:

Neskonlith is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds and experiences.


Posting Closing Date: Until Filled


How to Apply:

Candidates are encouraged to submit a simple cover letter detailing their experience, as we operate in a fast-paced environment that demands high productivity. Extra consideration will be given to candidates detailing experience relevant to the job role.


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