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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.


Deputy Fire Chief - Prevention and Public Education
Yorkton Fire Protective Services

Competition Number: 2014-18

Working under the general supervision of the Fire Chief, the City of Yorkton Fire Protective Services invites applications for the position of Deputy Fire Chief – Prevention and Public Education. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Carry out Fire Inspections/Code Enforcement within the municipal boundaries as related to the National Building and Fire Codes, and the Municipal Bylaws.
  • Research, interpret, and provide information as it relates to the National Building and Fire Codes.
  • Provide public education and relations on behalf of the Department to the general public.
  • Carry out fire investigations and compile documentation and reports for the Fire Department and the Office of the Fire Commissioner.
  • Assist with the development and recommendations for the annual Fire Prevention Budget along with the overall Fire Department Operating and Capital Budgets.
  • Develop for approval, guidelines and procedures for Fire Prevention, Inspections, and Public Education as well as all other Department guidelines and procedures.
  • Schedule meetings and attendance for Public Education activities.
  • Liaise closely with D/C Training and Operations regarding the deployment of fire fighting crews at/to various times and/or locations.
  • Work within Fire House TM software and mobile inspections
  • Act as Duty On-Call Chief Officer for a seven (7) day period on a rotating basis.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 diploma
  • Must possess and maintain a Valid Class 5 Provincial driver’s license with an air brake endorsement
  • Most possess and maintain RCMP security clearance
  • 10 years Fire Fighting experience, including 5 years in a supervisory capacity
  • Must possess or obtain the following qualifications:

    NFPA 1001 Fire Fighter Certification Level II
    NFPA 1002 Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator
    NFPA 1021 Fire Officer Level II
    NFPA 1031 Fire Inspector & Level II
    NFPA 1033 Fire Investigator Level II
    NFPA 1035 Public Fire & Life Safety Educator Level I and/or
    N FPA 1041 Fire Services Instructor Level II
    Incident Command System 300

  • A complete and comprehensive knowledge of Fire Department activities, including fire prevention, public safety education, emergency measures experience, fire and emergency response with the ability to lead and direct emergency incidents if required.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a Business Administration Degree/Certificate and/or Certificate in Fire Service Management.

The City offers an attractive salary and benefits package.

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

Interested applicants may forward their resume and cover letter quoting competition number 2014-18 no later than 4:00pm on Friday April 18, 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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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
Parks & Arena Technician Level I, II, III or IV
Parks Division – Open Spaces

Competition Number: 2014-24

A Temporary Full-Time Parks & Arena Technician in the Open Spaces Stream will mainly be responsible for duties associated to the maintenance of the open spaces throughout the City

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Grass cutting
  • Maintenance of playgrounds
  • Maintenance of trails
  • Maintenance of equipment
  • Integrated pest management (mosquito control, weed/insect/pest control)
  • Cemetery operations
  • Garbage Pickup

Other responsibilities include assisting in the other various streams in the Parks Division with duties such as:

  • Participation in the beautification program
  • Snow removal
  • Arena operations
  • Maintenance of urban forest

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance and operation
  • Experience handling customer queries and concerns
  • Effective problem solving and communication skills
  • Certification or experience with pesticide application and/or landscaping
  • 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 successful applicant will be placed in the appropriate classification based on related experience and qualifications.  On the job training along with ongoing 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.

If you are interested in pursuing this career opportunity, please forward your resume and cover letter quoting competition number 2014-24 no later than 4:00p.m on Friday April 18, 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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