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Human Resources Department
Tel: (306) 786-1708
Fax: (306) 786-6880
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Employment Opportunities


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Competition Number:

When applying for a position, please ensure you identify the City of Yorkton Competition Number indicated on the posting and the title of the position you are applying for, to ensure you are considered for the specific position of interest.

Resumes:

Resumes are kept on file for six months in the event that a job you are qualified for becomes available. Resumes may be submitted to:

Kaylee Diduck– Human Resources Advisor
City of Yorkton
Box 400
Yorkton, SK
S3N 2W3
Fax: (306) 786-6880
E-mail:

Electronically submitted resumes are preferred, but not required, in Microsoft Word 97 or greater and Power Point 97 or greater formats.


Waterworks Operator

Environmental Services Department
Competition Number: 2015-26

Reporting directly to the Waterworks Managers, the successful candidate will be placed at the highest level of Operator they are fully qualified for based on the qualifications listed below.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of the Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants and associated appurtenances.
  • Perform skilled work to control treatment processes along with detailed sampling, monitor and analysis of water and wastewater and processing streams. 
  • Knowledgeable in the use of computers.
  • The successful candidate must work rotational, non-standard hours, which consist of shift work, nights, evenings, and weekends; including stand-by and callouts.

Experience:

  • Trade and Secondary Education Equivalencies may be considered.
  • Preference will be given to individuals with experience and/or education in the water/wastewater field and boiler operation.

Qualifications:

Uncertified Operator:
Minimum of Grade 12 or Equivalency as determined by Saskatchewan Education, preference given to those with a diploma in Civil Engineering or Water Science Technology or equivalent.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class 5 Saskatchewan driver’s license.
  • Possess and maintain R.C.M.P. security clearance.
  • Obtain and maintain a valid Saskatchewan Fireman’s Boiler License within probationary period.
  • Obtain and maintain valid SCBA, First Aid, CPR, SCOT/WHMIS, Safe Rigging & Hoisting, Confined Space, and H2S Alive Certificates within probationary period.
Operator Class 1:
  • Must possess and maintain all requirements for Uncertified Operator, and all certificates valid.
  • Satisfy, possess and maintain a Valid Class 1 W.W.T and W.T. Operators Certificate as determined by Government of Saskatchewan Regulations.

Operator Class 2:

  • Must satisfy, possess and maintain all requirements for Uncertified Operator and Operator Class 1 and all certificates valid.
  • Satisfy, possess and maintain a valid Class 2 W.W.T. & W.T. Operators Certificate as determined by Government of Saskatchewan Regulations.

Operator Class 3:

  • Must possess and maintain all requirements for Uncertified Operator, Operator Class 1, Operator Class 2 and all certificates valid.
  • Satisfy, possess and maintain a valid Class 3 W.W.T. & 3 W.T. Operators Certificate as determined by Government of Saskatchewan Regulations.
  • Successful completion of City of Yorkton Exams.

Operator Class 4:

  • Must possess and maintain all requirements for Uncertified Operator and Operator Class 1 through 3 and all certificates valid.
  • Satisfy, possess and maintain a valid Class 4 W.W.T. & Class 3 W.T. Operators Certificate as determined by Government of Saskatchewan Regulations.
  • Successful Completion of City of Yorkton Exams.
  • Proven ability in D.R.C. (Direct Responsible Charge).

The Water Works Operator salary is in accordance with CUPE Local 342 hourly rate of $22.10 - $28.46

Click here to view the Job Fact Sheet for this position.

Please submit a detailed resume and cover letter before 4:00pm on Friday September 11th quoting competition number 2015-26 to:

Kaylee Diduck- Human Resources Advisor
Box 400, 37 Third Avenue North
Yorkton, Saskatchewan
S3N 2W3
Email: 
Fax:  (306) 786-6880

The City of Yorkton wishes to thank all prospective applicants; however only those candidates selected for consideration will be contacted.

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Part-Time Instructor/Lifeguard I/II

4 Positions
Gallagher Centre Water Park
Competition Number: 2015-32

The Gallagher Centre Water Park is looking for two Part Time Instructor / Lifeguards.  Reporting directly to the Water Park Manager, the major duties and responsibilities of the part time positions include:

  • Perform lifeguard duties according to the National Lifeguard (NL) standards
  • Work as part of the leadership team in implementing inservice and staff training sessions
  • Work closely with the Head Guard to ensure lesson plans are completed, results recorded, and submitted to the Aquatic Coordinator
  • Perform all Charge Hand duties as scheduled, including taking leadership during shift for customer service, shift coverage, and other supervisor duties
  • Instruct a variety of water safety, fitness, and first aid programming
  • Complete incident/accident reports for submission to the Water Park Manager
  • Complete participant report cards & log daily stats
  • Perform administrative tasks as assigned, working closely with the Head Guard
  • Work as part of the leadership team in preparation for training sessions, evaluations, program implementation, and other ongoing aquatic tasks
  • All other duties as listed on the job fact sheet

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of grade 10 education or equivalency, and one full year of aquatic experience
  • Standard First Aid/CPR-C or Aquatic Emergency Care, National Lifeguard Award, Lifesaving Instructor, Swim4Life Instructor
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, physical fitness needs to be maintained, and a strong understanding of pool operation
  • Possess and maintain RCMP security clearance

The ideal candidate will also have some of the following certifications:

  • NL Instructor, AEC Instructor, BOAT Instructor, LSI Trainer, WSI Trainer, SFA Instructor
  • Pool Operator’s Certificate, OHC 1&2, Supervising & Safety
  • Aquatic Fitness Certification (SPRA preferred)

Salary:

$20.16 - $24.08 per hour depending on certificates and experienc

Hours of Work:

Shift work, evening and weekend work may be required

Click here to view the Job Fact Sheet for this position.

Interested applicants may forward their resume and cover letter, quoting competition number 2015-32 by 4:00pm on Friday September 4, 2015 to:

Kaylee Diduck- Human Resources Advisor
Box 400, 37 Third Avenue North
Yorkton, Saskatchewan
S3N 2W3
Email: 
Fax:  (306) 786-6880

The City of Yorkton wishes to thank all prospective applicants; however only those candidates selected for consideration will be contacted.

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Casual Instructor/Lifeguard I

Gallagher Centre Water Park
Competition Number: 2015-33

The Gallagher Centre Water Park is looking for Casual Instructor / Lifeguards.  Reporting directly to the Water Park Manager, the major duties and responsibilities of the casual position include:

  • Perform lifeguard duties according to the National Lifesaving (NL) standards
  • Instruct lifesaving water safety lessons and courses, as well as fitness programs
  • Ensure lesson plans are completed, results recorded, and submitted
  • Complete all basic janitorial daily tasks and report any deficiencies
  • Complete incident/accident reports for submission
  • Complete participant report cards
  • Ability to work shift work and weekends as required

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of grade 10 education or equivalency
  • Standard First Aid/CPR-C or Aquatic Emergency Care
  • National Lifeguard Award
  • Lifesaving & Swim 4 Life Instructor
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Physical fitness needs to be maintained
  • Basic understanding of pool operation
  • Possess and maintain RCMP security clearance

Salary:

$20.16 per hour

Hours of Work:

Shift work, evening and weekend work is involved. 

Click here to view the Job Fact Sheet for this position.

Interested applicants may forward their resume and cover letter, quoting competition number 2015-33 no later than 4:00pm on Friday September 11, 2015 to:

Kaylee Diduck- Human Resources Advisor
Box 400, 37 Third Avenue North
Yorkton, Saskatchewan
S3N 2W3
Email: 
Fax:  (306) 786-6880

The City of Yorkton wishes to thank all prospective applicants; however only those candidates selected for consideration will be contacted.

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Recreation Attendant

Gloria Hayden Community Centre
Community Development, Parks & Recreation Department
Competition Number: 2015-34

The Gloria Hayden Community Centre is a leisure facility featuring: a 140m walking/jogging track, two regulation indoor courts capable of supporting racquetball, squash, and wallyball, and a gymnasium with a basketball court, a volleyball court and 3 badminton courts. We are seeking an energetic individual with good public relations skills to work at this diverse recreation facility.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Recreation Services Coordinator
  • Work with minimal supervision
  • Supervision of the facility
  • Scheduling of rentals
  • Evaluations
  • Cash reporting
  • Equipment set up and take down
  • General maintenance & janitorial duties
  • Support services to community groups and organizations offering programs at the centre

Qualifications:

  • Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Possess and maintain an RCMP security & vulnerable sector clearance

Hours of Work:

15-20 hours per week of casual/part time shifts, including days, evenings and weekends

Click here to view the Job Fact Sheet for this position.

Please submit resume and cover letter quoting competition number: 2015-34 by 4:00pm on Friday September 4, 2015 to:

Kaylee Diduck- Human Resources Advisor
Box 400, 37 Third Avenue North
Yorkton, Saskatchewan
S3N 2W3
Email: 
Fax:  (306) 786-6880

The City of Yorkton wishes to thank all prospective applicants; however only those candidates selected for consideration will be contacted.

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Permanent Full-Time
Land Use Planner

Planning, Building & Development Department
Competition Number 2015-35

If you are interested in joining a team that will lead the future growth and development of Yorkton, this exciting opportunity is for you!  The City requires a Land Use Planner for the purposes of guiding growth and facilitating site developments.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Carry out technical review and provide recommendations for: development permits, subdivision, zoning amendment, contract zoning, discretionary use, and sign permit applications.
  • Follow up and enforce development permit requirements and zoning regulations.
  • Provide City Administration, City Council, Planning and Infrastructure Commission, and Development Appeals Board with sound and ethical planning rational.
  • Prepare and present various planning related reports to City Council, the Planning and Infrastructure Commission, and Development Appeals Board, the public, and various other authorities.
  • Act as City liaison with the public, consultants, builders, other government agencies, etc. on policies, procedures and land use controls in the City of Yorkton.
  • Coordinate on-going review and revision of the City of Yorkton Zoning Bylaw and Sign Bylaw.
  • Research and develop various land use policies and procedures as may be required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Urban Planning or a directly related discipline or an equal combination of other education and experience.
  • 1 year of experience in land use planning or related position in a Planning capacity.
  • Thorough knowledge of the The Planning and Development Act, 2007, Condominium Property Act, 1993, and The Cities Act.
  • Extensive knowledge of principles, objectives, strategies and implications of City, Regional, and Environmental Planning.
  • Public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Ability to interpret planning policies, zoning bylaws, etc.
  • Experience working in a municipal government setting.
  • Proven ability to solve complex problems.
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to be a strong team player and work to coordinate work assignments with both inside and outside contacts.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with coworkers, civic groups, committees, other government agencies and the public.
  • Possess and maintain RCMP security clearance.
  • SCOT/WHMIS Training

Click here to view the Job Fact Sheet for this position.

Application Deadline:

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter, quoting the competition number 2015-35 by 4:00pm on Friday, September 4, 2015 to:

Kaylee Diduck- Human Resources Advisor
Box 400, 37 Third Avenue North
Yorkton, Saskatchewan
S3N 2W3
Email: 
Fax:  (306) 786-6880

The City of Yorkton wishes to thank all prospective applicants; however only those candidates selected for consideration will be contacted.

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Full Time Parks & Arena Technician I, II, III or IV

Parks Division – Arena and Sport Field
Community Development, Parks & Recreation Department
Competition Number: 2015-36

Employees in this stream will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Kinsmen Arena, sport fields, and recreation facilities. The Kinsmen Arena operates from mid August to mid April. Employees will assist in the arena ice maintenance program along with ensuring a safe working environment. Employees will also work closely with user groups and provide first class customer service through facility operations.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Installation and maintenance of the ice
  • Custodial duties for the building (Kinsmen Arena)
  • Building maintenance including minor carpentry and plumbing tasks

In the summer season, responsibilities will include:

  • Maintain sporting fields and recreation facilities (ball diamonds, soccer fields, tennis courts)
  • Participate in other areas of the Division including pest control, refuse collection and grass cutting

Qualifications, Experience and Skills:

  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance and operation
  • Knowledge of ice making and maintenance
  • Knowledge of building maintenance
  • Experience handling customer queries and concerns
  • Effective problem solving and communication skills
  • Related parks and/or sports field experience
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Possess and maintain a valid Saskatchewan Class 5 driver’s license
  • Possess and maintain RCMP security clearance

The ideal candidate will have a Refrigeration Operator ticket and several years experience in arena operation.

The successful applicant will be placed in the appropriate classification based on related experience and qualifications. On-the-job training along with other training opportunities will be available.

Salary:

Will be paid in accordance with CUPE Local #342 collective agreement.

Click here to view the Job Fact Sheet for this position.

Please submit resume and cover letter quoting competition number: 2015-36 by 4:00pm on Friday September 4, 2015 to:

Kaylee Diduck- Human Resources Advisor
37 Third Avenue North
Box 400
Yorkton, Sask. S3N 2W3
Email: employment@yorkton.ca

The City of Yorkton thanks all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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