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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.


Waterworks Operator

Environmental Services Department
Competition Number: 2015-26

Reporting directly to the Waterworks Managers, the successful candidate will be placed at the highest level of Operator they are fully qualified for based on the qualifications listed below.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of the Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants and associated appurtenances.
  • Perform skilled work to control treatment processes along with detailed sampling, monitor and analysis of water and wastewater and processing streams. 
  • Knowledgeable in the use of computers.
  • The successful candidate must work rotational, non-standard hours, which consist of shift work, nights, evenings, and weekends; including stand-by and callouts.

Experience:

  • Trade and Secondary Education Equivalencies may be considered.
  • Preference will be given to individuals with experience and/or education in the water/wastewater field and boiler operation.

Qualifications:

Uncertified Operator:
Minimum of Grade 12 or Equivalency as determined by Saskatchewan Education, preference given to those with a diploma in Civil Engineering or Water Science Technology or equivalent.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class 5 Saskatchewan driver’s license.
  • Possess and maintain R.C.M.P. security clearance.
  • Obtain and maintain a valid Saskatchewan Fireman’s Boiler License within probationary period.
  • Obtain and maintain valid SCBA, First Aid, CPR, SCOT/WHMIS, Safe Rigging & Hoisting, Confined Space, and H2S Alive Certificates within probationary period.
Operator Class 1:
  • Must possess and maintain all requirements for Uncertified Operator, and all certificates valid.
  • Satisfy, possess and maintain a Valid Class 1 W.W.T and W.T. Operators Certificate as determined by Government of Saskatchewan Regulations.

Operator Class 2:

  • Must satisfy, possess and maintain all requirements for Uncertified Operator and Operator Class 1 and all certificates valid.
  • Satisfy, possess and maintain a valid Class 2 W.W.T. & W.T. Operators Certificate as determined by Government of Saskatchewan Regulations.

Operator Class 3:

  • Must possess and maintain all requirements for Uncertified Operator, Operator Class 1, Operator Class 2 and all certificates valid.
  • Satisfy, possess and maintain a valid Class 3 W.W.T. & 3 W.T. Operators Certificate as determined by Government of Saskatchewan Regulations.
  • Successful completion of City of Yorkton Exams.

Operator Class 4:

  • Must possess and maintain all requirements for Uncertified Operator and Operator Class 1 through 3 and all certificates valid.
  • Satisfy, possess and maintain a valid Class 4 W.W.T. & Class 3 W.T. Operators Certificate as determined by Government of Saskatchewan Regulations.
  • Successful Completion of City of Yorkton Exams.
  • Proven ability in D.R.C. (Direct Responsible Charge).

The Water Works Operator salary is in accordance with CUPE Local 342 hourly rate of $22.10 - $28.46

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

Please submit a detailed resume and cover letter before 4:00pm on Friday July 10th quoting competition number 2015-26 to:

Kaylee Diduck- Human Resources Advisor
Box 400, 37 Third Avenue North
Yorkton, Saskatchewan
S3N 2W3
Email: 
Fax:  (306) 786-6880

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

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Head Lifeguard

Gallagher Centre Water Park
Competition Number: 2015-30

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform lifeguard duties according to the National Lifeguard (NL) standards as part of the regular rotation as needed
  • Provide leadership to all staff in the areas of worker safety and enforce all safe job practices and procedures
  • Evaluate lifeguard techniques & program quality, record results, and give feedback as delegated by the Water Park Manager and Aquatic Coordinator
  • Offer coaching, training and mentorship opportunities to employees
  • Perform all Charge Hand duties as required, including taking leadership during shift for all customer service, shift coverage, and other supervisor duties
  • Ensure lesson plans are completed, results recorded, and submitted to the Aquatic Coordinator
  • Instruct life saving, water safety lessons and courses, as well as fitness programs as assigned by the Aquatic Coordinator and Water Park Manager
  • Deliver Advanced Leadership courses as scheduled
  • Complete incident/accident reports for submission to the Water Park Manager.
  • All other duties as listed on the job fact sheet

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of grade 12 education or equivalency, and one full year of aquatic experience
  • Current Standard First Aid/CPR-C or Aquatic Emergency Care, National Lifeguard Award, Lifesaving Instructor, Swim4Life Instructor
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, physical fitness needs to be maintained, basic understanding of pool operation
  • Possess and maintain RCMP security clearance
  • A minimum of one of the following Advanced Awards:
       o NL Instructor
       o AEC Instructor
       o FA Instructor
       o BOAT Instructor
  • The successful candidate must be willing to obtain a National Lifeguard Award: Water Park Option and the SPRA’s Aquatic Fitness certification within 6 months of hiring
  • The ideal candidate will also have:
       o Some Supervisor training
       o Pool Operator's Certificate
       o OH&S Level 1 & 2
       o A minimum of one of the following:
    • LSI Trainer
    • WSI Trainer

Salary & Hours of Work:

$21.56 -$23.17 per hour.   Additional compensation package included. Shift work, evening and weekend work may be required (40 hours per week)

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

Interested applicants may forward their resume, cover letter and copies of all certificates, quoting competition number 2015-30 by 4:00pm on Friday August 14, 2015 to:

Kaylee Diduck- Human Resources Advisor
Box 400, 37 Third Avenue North
Yorkton, Saskatchewan
S3N 2W3
Email: 
Fax:  (306) 786-6880

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

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