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Human Resources Department
Tel: (306) 786-1708
Fax: (306) 786-6880
e-mail:

Employment Opportunities


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 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) and must be sent in Microsoft Word or PDF formats.


Water & Sewer Systems Manager

Public Works
Competition Number 2017-19

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 of the Water & Sewer Systems Manager position with the Water & Sewer division for the Public Works Department.  This position reports directly to the Assistant Director of Public Works.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Track, record, investigate and remedy water & sewer complaints, as well as develop new methods related to departmental operations with respect to new/ innovative technologies/equipment.
  • Plan and co-ordinate necessary infrastructure improvements based on identified needs.
  • Schedule and manage all work task assignments for departmental employees and contractors.
  • Manage and assist in development of annual operating budget, capital budget and long term capital plans.
  • Development of policies, procedures and standards relative to water & sewer operation and maintenance.
  • Manage all maintenance programs for water distribution and sewer collections operations and any other associated infrastructure.
  • Operate distribution and collection systems in accordance with WSA guidelines.
  • Assist roadways with winter snow removal and ice control operations.
  • Monitor and update infrastructure database software (AssetNav) for all water and sewer infrastructure.
  • Prepare tender documentation for contracted services.
  • Provide input as required to engineering consultants for the preparation of water and sewer designs and other projects.
  • Assist in preparing council reports related to the department’s operations.
  • Liaison with other utilities to provide permission for them to do maintenance and capital projects.
  • On-Call Supervisor for Public Works approximately every 5 to 6 weeks (oversees any required emergency work done by Public Works employees in any operation required).
  • Supervise employees and contractors to ensure compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Regulations.

Qualifications:

  • Technical Diploma A.Sc.T. or Equivalent with a minimum of 5 years of experience
  • Saftety Training: SCOT/WHMIS, OHS Level 1 and 2, OHS Supervision & Safety, Ground Disturbance, Leadership for Safety Excellence, Confined Space, Trench Rescue for Excavations, First Aid/CPR certificate, Fireman’s Boiler License, Management/Supervisory training.
  • Must possess and maintain valid Class 5 Driver’s License and RCMP Security clearance.

Hours of Work:

7:00 am to 4:00 pm (40 hours/week).  Rotational weekend on-call and emergencies.

Salary Range:

Starting at $79,590.40 of a six-step pay band.

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

If you are interested in this employment opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume quoting competition number 2017-19 by 4:00pm on Friday, September 8, 2017 to:

Human Resources Department
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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Water Park Manager

Gallagher Centre
Competition Number 2017-28

Reporting directly to the General Manager of the Gallagher Centre.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for day-to-day Water Park operations including direction and guidance to Aquatic Coordinator, lifeguards, instructors, and kiosk attendants
  • Administration duties including hiring, supervising, performance evaluations and scheduling of all employees
  • Develop, direct, coordinate, implement, supervise, and monitor the use of water park facilities, swimming and water safety, recreational, educational, and training programs/events with the assistance of the Aquatic Coordinator
  • Evaluate and review all existing programs and services, and the development and implementation of new programs
  • Responsible for managing all risk management including Occupational Health and Safety programs and risk management initiatives
  • Represent and deliver service excellence in keeping with the brand of the Gallagher Centre as a Facility of Choice in Yorkton

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of grade 12 education
  • Three years experience including some supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic understanding of pool operation
  • Possess and maintain RCMP security clearance
  • Valid Saskatchewan Class 5 driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Recreation Management or extensive aquatics training and experience
  • Possess or willing to obtain a minimum of two of the following:
    • Pool Operator Level 1
    • Bronze Examiner
    • AEC Instructor/Examiner
    • NLS Instructor/Examiner
    • Lifesaving Instructor Trainer
    • Standard First Aid Instructor
    • Water Safety Instructor Trainer

Hours of Work:

Monday to Friday; with some evening and weekend work required.

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

If you are interested in this employment opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume quoting competition number 2017-28 by 4:00pm on Friday, August 4, 2017 to:

Human Resources Department
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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Administrative Assistant

Building & Engineering
Competition Number 2017-29

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage reception duties – receive and channel incoming appointments and phone calls, handle public inquiries and complaints, scheduling meetings and circulation of notice to attendees.
  • General office duties such as ordering stationary supplies and organizing files.
  • Prepare correspondence such as letters, reports, memorandums, facsimiles, contracts, tenders, RFP’s, public notices, advertisements, financial reports and cost summaries.
  • Process purchase orders for supplies or services, as well as progress payments to contractors or consultants on capital projects or material acquisitions.
  • Reconcile monthly and annual general ledger transactions.
  • Prepare cost breakdowns and summaries for capital projects.
  • Maintain petty cash account for the department.
  • Calculate and prepare release of contract holdback payments for work completed on capital projects.
  • Provide front-line communication with contractors, architects, engineers and/or the general public for Departmental permit processes.
  • Process Building permit and Business License applications by creating and managing files, arranging for payment and permit release with applicants.
  • Receive Plumbing permit applications from contractors and notifying Public Health and the water utility and reconcile monthly transactions.
  • Receive, circulate, prepare, invoice and collect payment for:
    • Street or Lane Closure Permits;
    • Sidewalk Closure Permits;
    • Truck Driver Training Permits;
    • Moving Permits; and
    • Requests for Property Specific Information

Qualifications:

  • Business or Office Administration Certificate, or equivalent, with two years of related experience.
  • Proficient computer skills, including demonstrated knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook, Powerpoint, Access and Adobe Acrobat; knowledge of Vadim software an asset.
  • Knowledge of financial management and accounting practices.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with the public, other city departments as well as contractors and consultants.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Possess and maintain an RCMP security clearance.

Compensation:

Regular hours of work are Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m, based on a 35-hour work week for this Out of Scope position.  In addition to a starting salary of $40,895.40 (Band E), the City also offers a comprehensive benefit and pension package.

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

If you are interested in this employment opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume quoting competition number 2017-29 by 4:00pm on Friday, July 28, 2017 to:

Human Resources Department
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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Full-Time Instructor/Lifeguard

Gallagher Centre Water Park
Competition Number 2017-30

The Gallagher Centre Water Park is looking for a Full Time Instructor/Lifeguard.   Reporting directly to the Water Park Manager, the major duties and responsibilities of the full 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 reports for submission to the Water Park Manager
  • Complete participant report cards & log daily stats
  • Perform administrative tasks as assigned
  • 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, SFA Instructor
  • Pool Operator’s Certificate, OH&S Level 1&2, OH&S Supervision & Safety
  • Aquatic Fitness Certification (SPRA preferred)

Salary:

Candidate will be placed in the appropriate classification for which they are qualified. Salary ranges from $19.05 to $25.09 per hour.

Hours of Work:

Shift work, evening and weekend work may be required (40 hours per week)

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

If you are interested in this employment opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume quoting competition number 2017-29 by 4:00pm on Friday, July 28, 2017 to:

Human Resources Department
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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