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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.


Guest Services Supervisor
Gallagher Centre

Competition Number: 2014-23

The City of Yorkton is recruiting for a Guest Services Supervisor at the Gallagher Centre. This position will appeal to a person who truly enjoys working with people and achieving success through monitoring successful events and functions for other people; our customers.  The successful applicant will need to be a high energy person with an outgoing personality.  If you enjoy achieving results through your success with others, don’t mind deadlines, and can work through the occasional “pressure cooker situation” then you’ll love working at the Gallagher Centre.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Represent the Gallagher Centre and deliver service excellence in keeping with the brand of the Gallagher Centre as a Facility of Choice in Yorkton.
  • Act as the building representative to assist with client inquiries and ensure that all customers are provided with consistently high levels of customer service that will meet or exceed their expectations.
  • Provide direction and guidance to staff, food services contractors and building security to provide excellent customer service and to ensure smooth execution of events and programs.
  • Ensure operational compliance with Occupational Health and Safety legislation, Public Health standards and City policies.
  • Trouble-shoot problems to ensure smooth execution of events and programs.Assist with the co-ordination of staff tasks and event equipment to ensure event specifications are met.
  • Review booking information with the events team and food services personnel to ensure all requirements are provided for events.
  • Maintain client communications including responding to customer inquiries in a professional manner, distributing information as required and leaving the customer with a positive resolution.
  • Participate in the established event follow-up process to improve future service.
  • Complete event reports as required by the Events Manager and the General Manager.
  • All other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma plus related industry (recreation or hospitality) certificates that would reflect a working knowledge of the recreation and/or hospitality industry
  • Diploma in Recreation and Leisure Management or Diploma in Hotel and Restaurant Management
  • 3 years of experience in a supervisory position
  • Excellent computer skills – ability to work with Microsoft Office Programs
  • Ability to multi-task and work under deadlines
  • Ability to work well with the public and often time’s more than one person or a group at any given time
  • Must have good communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Possess and maintain RCMP security clearance

Hours of Work:

Casual position - works evenings and weekends up to 30 hours per week

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

If you are interested in pursuing this career opportunity, please forward your resume and cover letter quoting competition number 2014-23 no later than 4:00p.m on Friday April 25, 2014 to:

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

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

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Temporary Full-Time
Operator "A" - Finishing Motor Operator
Public Works

Competition Number: 2014-25

The City of Yorkton is a great place to work and if you enjoy a busy and challenging work environment, we encourage you to apply for the Full time Temporary Operator A – Finishing Motor Operator position with the Roads and Streets Division for the Public Works Department.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Construct new streets, lanes, roadways, intersections, ramps, boulevards, medians, ditches, and all other appurtenances that may be required, within the scope of the Public Works Department.
  • Ability to competently operate Motor Grader with high level of proficiency to effectively assist work crews within project requirements and specifications.
  • Maintain existing streets, lanes, roadways, intersections, ramps, boulevards, medians, ditches, and all other appurtenances that may exist within the scope of the Public Works Department.
  • Cut to final grade specifications with high level of proficiency for construction of new curb and gutter, sidewalk, combined sidewalk, new asphalt placement, and other finishing motor grader operations as may be required.
  • Proficient placement of aggregates, hotmix asphalt, and/or other materials, in order to obtain a high level of consistency in final project.        
  • Landscaping of all projects in order to establish and maintain desired results in regards to drainage and appearance of finished products.                        
  • Establish and maintain proper elevations to street, lane, and roadway cross sections in order to insure desired drainage.
  • Snow removal and ice control duties as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.   
  • Has ability to competently operate various models of motor graders in order to obtain final grades required on all City of Yorkton construction projects.
  • Follows all O.H.S. Regulations, Company Safety Policies and S.O.P.'s.
  • Competently operate required equipment under a minimum of supervision and at irregular shifts.
  • Displays mechanical aptitude and general understanding of how equipment functions.
  • Maintain equipment in neat and clean condition.

Qualifications:

  • Grader 12 or GED equivalency.
  • Must possess and maintain RCMP security clearance
  • Saskatchewan Class 3A Driver’s License with Air Endorsement is preferred
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in performing all aspects of finishing patrol operations
  • Ability to work independently and with minimum Supervision
  • Current C.P.R. and First Aid Certificates

Salary:

Salary will be in paid in accordance with Local 342 CUPE Collective Agreement.

Interested applicants may forward their resume quoting competition number 2014-25 by 4:00 pm on Friday April 25, 2014 to:

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

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

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Permanent Full-Time Custodian
Gallagher Centre

Competition Number 2014-26

Reports to the General Manager of the Gallagher Centre.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • General custodial duties on a daily basis
  • Set up/tear down for all events held within the facility
  • Ability to use the KaiVac mechanized cleaning aid, as well as a variety of different cleaning chemical and aids
  • Ensure building has been secured at end of evening shift
  • Act as security for facility from time to time
  • Complete other related duties that may be assigned from time to time
  • Represent and deliver service excellence in keeping with the brand of the Gallagher Centre

Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 or equivalency
  • 3 months experience
  • Ability to perform physically demanding tasks
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and with minimum supervision
  • Possess the ability to understand and comply with safety policies and procedures
  • Must possess and maintain RCMP security clearance
  • Possession of a current CPR and First Aid certificate is an asset

Salary:

Will be paid as a “Custodian” in accordance with the Collective Agreement with CUPE Local #342.

Hours of Work:

Shift work, evening and weekend work is involved.

Click here to view the Job Fact Sheet for this position

Application Deadline:

If this position is of interest to you, please submit your resume and cover letter, quoting competition number 2014-26 by 4:00pm on Friday, May 2, 2014 to:

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

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

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Seasonal Labourer III Positions
Public Works Department

Competition Number 2014-27

The City of Yorkton is a great place to work and if you enjoy a busy and challenging work environment, we encourage you to apply for a Seasonal Labourer III position within the Public Works Department.  The position reports directly to the Roadways Manager and/or the Water & Sewer Systems Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform skilled labour duties on Roads and Streets crew during maintenance and new construction operations.
  • Individual must be multifunctional in various operations, capable of performing the following tasks effectively: preparation of existing sub-grades, sub-base and base preparation, asphalt placement, raking and rolling asphalt, reading and marking grades on new construction projects, application of dust suppressants, and crack-sealing.
  • Periodic operation of heavy trucks and small and medium sized equipment.
  • Installation and maintenance of storm sewer mains, including installation and maintenance of any catch basins
  • Installation, reading, reconditioning and calibration of water meters and associated instrumentation.
  • Read and update Water Distribution and Wastewater Collections system maps.
  • Maintain and service any Lift and Booster stations.
  • Perform daily equipment checks and minor maintenance as required.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of and comply with all City of Yorkton Standard Operating Procedures, Policies and the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations.
  • Maintain open line of communication and good working relationships with Supervisors and Co-workers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 Education or GED Equivalency
  • Must be able to perform physical labour duties under varied weather conditions
  • Completion of SCOT/WHMIS training
  • Most possess and maintain a valid Saskatchewan Class 5 Driver’s License (Class 3A preferred)
  • Must possess and maintain RCMP Security clearance

Salary:

Salary will be in paid in accordance with the Local 342 CUPE Collective Agreement.

Interested applicants may forward their resume and cover letter quoting competition number 2014-27 by 4:00pm on Friday May 2, 2014 to:

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

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

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