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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.


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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • 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.

Salary:

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, November 17, 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.

Competition will remain open until position is filled.

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Part-Time Pool Technician

Gallagher Centre
Competition Number 2017-43

Reporting to the Building Systems & Maintenance Manager, the Pool Technician performs various duties related to the general operation and maintenance of the Gallagher Centre Water Park.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform various preventative and routine maintenance tasks on various facility operation systems.
  • Perform minor masonry and carpentry work. Maintain ozone generators, monitor gas pressure, flow and temperature. Check overall systems for water or gas leaks.
  • Oversee and perform a variety of tasks in the operation, maintenance, cleaning and servicing of water in the aquatic facility. This includes performing tests for chlorine, Ph, calcium hardness, TDS and total alkalinity.
  • Treating water with chemicals to maintain a safe and healthy water quality and monitor chemical usage.
  • Complete a variety of records and reports, including maintenance sheets, water quality sheets, chemical consumption, and equipment orders, need of safety supplies and routine inspection reports.
  • Janitorial services for both the aquatic area and some ground maintenance.
  • Must maintain a good working knowledge of all City Standard operating procedures and The Occupational Health and Safety Regulations.

Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 Education
  • Must possess or be willing to obtain a Pool Operator’s Certificate upon hiring
  • Fireman’s Boiler License
  • Experience working with water treatment systems including ozone and steam generator system preferred
  • Computer skills preferred
  • Self motivated with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Possess or be willing to obtain CPR and First Aid Certification
  • General handyman experience or experience working in the plumbing and carpentry trades would be an asset
  • Possess RCMP security clearance

Hours of Work:

Shift work, evening and weekend work is involved.

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 2017-43 by 4:00pm on Friday, November 17, 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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Payroll and Benefits Coordinator

Human Resources
Competition Number 2017-44

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 member of the Human Resources team, the Payroll and Benefits Coordinator is responsible for administration of benefits and accurate payment of wages as per the City of Yorkton payroll schedule. Responsibilities would include:

  • Performing data entry, verify and adjust entries on computerized payroll system
  • Processing data (e.g. new hires, employee status changes, wage increases, retroactive pay)
  • Manage allotment of funds for City Allocation, RRSP Contributions, and other benefits
  • Enroll and maintain employees on Great West Life Insurance using Group Net online
  • Enroll and maintain employees on MEPP Pension
  • Liaiseing with Human Resource Advisor on Approved Leave of Absences (WCB, STD, LTD, etc) to ensure proper payment schedule during leave
  • Monitoring statutory holidays, vacation, sick days, etc. for correct pay-out and accrual
  • Processing ROE’s on line through ROE Web program
  • Administering policies and union contracts
  • Reconciling employee deductions and remittances to Canada Revenue Agency
  • Calculating employee Pension Adjustments for the reporting year
  • Processing changes to T4/T4A files as required
  • Responding to payroll inquiries
  • Ensuring CUPE seniority lists are accurate and updated regularly
  • Providing guidance to the Administrative Assistants, including training
  • All other duties as required

Qualifications:

  • 2 Year Business Diploma (Accountancy or Human Resources); or 3 years work experience
  • Certified Employee Benefit Specialist or Payroll Compliance Practioner certificate is preferred
  • A good understanding of payroll principles and procedures
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Programs including Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Ability to communicate and resolve queries clearly

Hours of Work and Salary:

Monday to Friday 8:00 to 4:00 (35 hour work week). Starting with an annual salary of $46, 501 (1st Step of 6), this position will be paid in accordance with Band F of the Salary Grid.

If you are interested in this employment opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume quoting competition number 2017-44 by 4:00pm on Wednesday, November 22, 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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