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Work for Halifax Water

Help improve the environment and make a profound difference in the community

Halifax Water owns and operates the water distribution, wastewater collection and treatment, and stormwater drainage systems that service the Halifax region. We are committed to continuous improvement with a focus on data-driven decision making and a commitment to long-term sustainability.

At Halifax Water, you can look forward to an engaging, satisfying career that offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits and professional development. We're committed to providing world-class water, wastewater and stormwater services as leading environmental stewards.

By joining Halifax Water you can help make a difference.

Current Openings

  • Utility Locator

    The primary function of the Utility Locator is to complete water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure locate requests from outside agencies ...

  • Utility Technician

    Responsible for the operation, maintenance, interrogation and configuration of the various SCADA Monitoring Systems throughout Halifax Water.  Install ...

  • Industrial Electrician

    Responsible for the repair and maintenance of all electrical and control equipment in treatment plants, pumping stations and other facilities operated ...

  • Collection Systems Operator, Apprentice

    This position requires the performance of scheduled and emergency cleaning, repair and maintenance of sanitary and stormwater related infrastructure.  ...

  • Works Supervisor

    Reporting to the Regional Superintendent, the Works Supervisor provides leadership and supervision to work crews and oversees the development, ...

Why choose to work at Halifax Water

Halifax Water employees are well educated, passionate and engaged in the community. At Halifax Water, we strive to be responsible stewards of our natural, financial and human resources.



Halifax Water invests in its employees by providing competitive salaries, incentive programs, opportunities for advancement, and an excellent benefits package including:


  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
  • Long-term disability


  • Life insurance
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Employee wellness program
  • Professional development opportunities

Community Involvement

Local involvement is important to Halifax Water. Employees live and work in the communities of Halifax Municipality and you can see their dedication come to life in many ways, from volunteering at local events, raising money for community organizations, and getting involved in education programs at schools or neighborhood meetings.

Environmental Stewardship

Halifax Water recognizes that as an organization, it has a responsibility to make choices that are not only in the best interest of customers but also in the best interest of the environment. Halifax Water has solidified this commitment by including the environment as a major point of its mission statement: to provide world class services for customers and the environment.

Training and Development

Halifax Water believes in employee development. It provides and encourages opportunities for individual growth and development through regular coaching and feedback provided by their manager, access to on-the-job training and a variety of tools and resources. These include tuition assistance program, eLearning courses, classroom-based training/workshops, and more.