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

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.


Roadways Manager
Public Works Department

Competition Number: 2015-18

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 Roadways Manager position with the Roadways Division for the Public Works Department. This position reports directly to the Assistant Director of Public Works.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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 roadway operation and maintenance.
  • Manage all maintenance programs for roads, sidewalks, curb and gutter, laneways and any other associated infrastructure as well as the City’s drainage systems.
  • Oversee installation, maintenance and replacement of traffic control devices (signage and traffic signals, etc.) and City owned street lights.
  • Manage winter snow removal and ice control operations.
  • Manage and document all activities regarding the Urban Connector Program. Act as a liason between the Ministry of Highways and the City of Yorkton.
  • Monitor and update infrastructure database software (AssetNav) for all roadway and related infrastructure.
  • Track all annual roadway division expenses and update unit pricing for budgetary purposes.
  • Prepare tender documentaion for contracted services.
  • Provide input as required to engineering consultants for the preparation of road designs and other projects.
  • Organize and prioritize work assignments.
  • Assist in preparing council reports related to the departments 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).

Qualifications:

  • Technical Diploma A.Sc.T.
  • Computer Training: Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Saftety Training: SCOT/WHMIS, OHS Level 1 and 2, OHS Supervision & Safety, Ground Disturbance, Leadership Safety Excellence, Confined Space, Trench Rescue for Excavations, First Aid/CPR cerrtificate, Fireman’s Boiler certificate, Management/Supervisory training
  • Most possess and maintain valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Must possess and maintain RCMP Security clearance

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 2015-18 by 4:00pm on Friday, March 27, 2015 to:

Kaylee Diduck- Human Resources Advisor
Box 400, 37 Third Avenue North
Yorkton, SK S3N 2W3

Fax: (306)786-6880

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

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Seasonal Parks & Arena Technician Level I, II, III or IV
Horticulture Stream

Community Development Parks & Recreation

Competition Number: 2015-12

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design, implementation and maintenance of the beautification program along with integrated pest management programs on weeds, trees and other related pests.
  • Lending assistance to the maintenance of the urban forestry program through direction of Forestry or Parks & Arena manager. 
  • Duties associated to the maintenance of open spaces through grass cutting, maintenance of playgrounds, trails, snow removal, and cemetery operations. This applies to summer or winter operations.
  • Dealing with customer issues and complaints, resolving issues.

Qualifications:

  • Grade 12
  • Possess and maintain a valid Saskatchewan Class 5 driver’s license
  • Possess and maintain RCMP security clearance
  • The ideal candidate will be a certified Arborist with several years of field experience
  • Problem solving
  • Task management
  • Communication skills
  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance & operation
  • Work with minimal supervision 

Salary: 

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

Hours of Work:

Monday to Friday 7:00 am – 3:30 pm
Seasonal position to run from April 13, 2015 to November 30, 2015.

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

Application Deadline

If you are interested in pursuing this career opportunity, please forward your resume and cover letter quoting competition number 2015-12 by 4:00pm on April 6, 2015 to:

Kaylee Diduck- Human Resources Advisor
Box 400, 37 Third Avenue North
Yorkton, SK S3N 2W3

Fax: (306)786-6880

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

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