Employment

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Human Resources Department


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.


City Controller
Finance Department

Competition Number: 2014-41

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the City Controller supervises all accounting functions within the Finance Department.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervises all accounting functions: accounts payable, accounts receivable, utilities, parking tickets, bank reconciliation, and general ledger
  • Reviews/prepares all journal entries including reconciling all sub-ledgers on a monthly basis
  • Directs the department with day to day transactions
  • Prepares various external and internal reports such as variance analysis, GST returns, statistical reports for Statistics Canada, Provincial/Federal Grand applications and follow ups
  • Maintains all accounting records, including preparation of all financial statements in conjunction with Director of Finance
  • Ensures proper execution of purchasing policies, credit applications, and procedures
  • Researchs, develops, reviews and recommends procedures and policies for key finance functions
  • Responsible for Tangible Capital Asset project development and maintenance
  • Handles any public financial inquiries

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication and public relations skills
  • CGA, CMA, CA designation
  • Bachelor Degree in Commerce or Administration – major in accounting or finance acknowledged
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including advanced excel spreadsheet skills
  • Knowledge and ability to interpret legislation, agreements/leases and processes
  • Knowledge of accounting and principals governing the public sector
  • Possess and maintain RCMP security clearance

Click here to view Job Fact Sheet for this position.

If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please forward your resume and cover letter quoting competition number 2014-41 by 4:00pm on Friday August 22, 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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Auxiliary Fire Fighter
Fire Protective Services

Competition Number: 2014-42

The City of Yorkton is looking for a highly motivated individual to become part of our Auxiliary Fire Fighting force.  Yorkton Fire Protective Services Auxiliary Fire Fighters provide support services to the Full Time Force.  If you are interested in a new challenge and in expanding your life skills, these positions provide for a stimulating team building opportunity. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Under direct supervision

  • Assist in response to calls
  • Aide in the mitigation of an emergency incident
  • Return to service of fire equipment and the facility
  • Successful candidates will be required to participate in regular and ongoing training

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be 18 years of age
  • Must possess your Grade 12 or G.E.D
  • Good physical and mental health
  • Must successfully complete a physical fitness test
  • RCMP security clearance
  • Valid Saskatchewan Class 5 driver’s license and abstract are required
  • Preference will be given to those who possess a current First Aid, CPR, & AED certificate, airbrake endorsement and/or hold N.F.P.A. or related training/certification

Hours of Work:

These are paid on-call positions with weekly training provided at the Fire Hall.

Click here to view Job Fact Sheet for this position.

For further details on the posting please contact Deputy Fire Chief- Greg Litvanyi at 306-786-1797.

Interested applicants may forward a detailed resume complete with three references and cover letter, quoting competition number 2014-42 no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 22, 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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Full-Time Parks & Arena Technician Level I, II, III or IV - Open Spaces
Community Development, Parks & Recreation

Competition Number: 2014-43

A 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. 

Responsibilities include:

  • 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, Experience and Skills:

  • 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 Job Fact Sheet for this position.

If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please forward your resume and cover letter quoting competition number 2014-43, no later than Friday August 22, 2014 at 4:00pm 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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