Our 2 Astrolabes, dated from the early 1600's were discovered near Channel-Port aux Basques. They are both in mint condition and in working order. A very rare and valuable find for Newfoundland and all of Canada.

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Explore our connection with age-old astronomical instruments used by navigators. Two astrolabes are featured in Channel-Port aux Basques, dating from the 1600's.

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Channel-Port aux Basques, Newfoundland Labrador

With an increasing employment rate in the past decade, opportunities to enter the workforce are available. To assist job seekers, organizations and government have banded together to provide multiple outlets to present job opportunities.

The links below provide relevant information on the current employment opportunities for the Town of Channel-Port aux Basques, as well as other businesses and organizations throughout our region. Browse through the postings to find what employment opportunities fit your skills and qualifications. Happy Hunting!

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Water Filtration & Treatment Plant Operator I

The Town of Channel - Port aux Basques has one (1) opening for a full time permanent Water Filtration & Treatment Plant Operator I. The operator will assist the Water Filtration & Treatment Plant Operator II in the day-to-day operations of the Water Treatment Plant.


Operate and monitor SCADA systems and related equipment in water filtration and treatment
processes to regulate the treatment and distribution of potable water.

Read flow meters, gauges and recording instruments to measure water output and consumption

Monitor and inspect plant equipment and systems to ensure all plant systems operate normally.

Perform various lab tasks including jar testing, uv-254 monitoring, pH, chlorine and other related tests.

Analyse test results and instrument readings, and make adjustments to plant equipment as required.

Complete and maintain plant logs and reports.

Make repairs, or make arrangements to have repairs completed, on all equipment in and around the Water Treatment Plant.

Follow a preventive maintenance schedule.

Be capable of working in confined spaces and at heights.

Work a rotating schedule, which includes weekdays, weekends, and being on call.

Other duties as required.


A related trade is a requirement of the position. This includes, but is not limited to, plumbing, pipefitting, refrigeration or mechanical.

This is a very technical position within the organization and is therefore, very reliant upon a strong background. It is required that the successful candidate be well versed in the application of water treatment and distribution techniques and have a minimum 3 years experience.
The successful candidate will also be certified as a Level 1 Water Treatment Plant Operator or be willing to obtain the necessary certification within a prescribed timeframe.


Salary and benefits as per the Collective Agreement.

A detailed resume including a summary of education, work experience and 2 references, along with copies of diplomas and certificates is a requirement of this application process. The deadline for submission is Tuesday, September 2nd,, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. and may be addressed to:

Barry Spencer - Town Manager
Town of Channel - Port aux Basques
P.O. Box 70, 67 Main St. Port aux Basques, NL A0M 1C0
Fax: 709-695-9852 or email: townchannelpab@nf.aibn.com

We thank you for your application, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Posted: Aug 15, 2014 10:59 am NFLD
Management Needed at Port aux Basques KFC!
Here at Franchise Management Inc., we own and operate KFCs all across the Maritimes, and now we’re coming to Port Aux Basques! Working for us is not simply a job; it is an investment in your future. Our employees are our greatest asset, and that’s why when you work for us we will invest our time and resources into your career growth. As a company with operations in several provinces, including the 13 and growing KFC stores in Newfoundland alone, the possibilities are endless! A new beginning with loads of potential could be just around the corner, so Apply Today! Please send your resumes to applications@fmigroup.ca. We thank everyone in advance for their application, but only those with legal permission to work in Canada will be considered.
For more information please see the ad at www.JOBSinNL.ca
Posted: Aug 1, 2014 11:41 am NFLD