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Human Resources Department

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

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 may be submitted to:

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

Electronically submitted resumes are preferred (but not required) and must be sent in Microsoft Word or PDF formats.

Landfill & Waste Manager

Environmental Services
Competition Number 2017-24

Are you looking for a great place to work that offers a manageable work-life balance?  Then the City of Yorkton is the place for you!

Yorkton is a growing, vibrant, and progressive community serving as a main-centre hub for numerous surrounding communities. Yorkton is located in the beautiful Parkland Region, and its close proximity to many lakes, golf courses, ski hills, snowmobile trails etc. make it an ideal year round location to reside. Due to its large trading area, Yorkton has many large city amenities and yet provides the quality of life of a smaller community.

As a key member of the City of Yorkton’s Environmental Services team, the Landfill & Waste Manager will directly report to the Director and Assistant Director of Environmental Services. This position is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the City of Yorkton’s solid waste management and offers great latitude for creative and innovative opportunities.


  • Providing expertise and sharing of knowledge related to landfill operations, recycling and environmental regulations.
  • Managing complex environmental projects related to landfills, recycling, water, watersheds, and hydrology projects.
  • Develop and present reports, budgets, presentations and programs.
  • Coordinating and directing all communications with regulatory agencies, business, contractors, consultants, Mayors and Councils, private and public groups as it relates to landfill regulations, recycling and other environmental issues.
  • Coordinating with federal, provincial and municipal governments, rural municipalities, profit and non-profit organizational groups as it relates to landfill regulations, recycling and other environmental issues.
  • Identifying and directing appropriate actions to respond to environmental requirements or incidents and creating programs to minimize environmental liabilities and ensure compliance.
  • Implementing and maintaining health and safety programs that comply with OH&S safety standards.
  • Fostering positive communication with staff, contractors and citizens.


  • Degree or diploma in Geology, Environmental Services, Civil or Environmental Engineering or demonstrated proficiency through work experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience with at least three years at the management level demonstrating a thorough knowledge of landfill / recycling operations.
  • Knowledge and experience with the Environmental Management and Protection Act (EMPA) and the Municipal Refuse Management Regulations (MRMR).
  • Computer Proficiency and experience with the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Possess and maintain a valid Class 5 Saskatchewan Driver’s license.
  • Possess and maintain RCMP security clearance.
  • Excellent interdepartmental relations.


Starting at $73,590.40
The City of Yorkton offers a competitive compensation package, which includes Benefits and Pension.

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 2017-24 by 4:00pm on Friday, October 20, 2017 to:

Human Resources Department
Box 400 – 37 Third Avenue North
Yorkton, Saskatchewan  S3N 2W3
Fax: 306-786-6880

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

Competition will remain open until position is filled.

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