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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.


Permanent Full-Time
Asset & Geographical Information Systems Coordinator

Planning & Engineering Department
Competition Number:  2015-20

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Gather, create and compile data for integration into the GIS and maintain regular upgrades to the system
  • Organize and implement datasets for specific projects based on departmental needs
  • Perform spatial and attribute data processing; data capture, cleaning, transformation, data analysis, reporting and mapping
  • Manage the acquisition and distribution of digital data and mapping for internal and external customers
  • Supplement IT hardware and software support activities using network/PC principles
  • Lead the Asset Management Working Group to utiize asset management strategies and best practices
  • Develop and update Asset Management Plans and Asset Risk Reporting
  • Research methodologies and tools to support lifecycle analysis and costing, risk analysis, numerical methods, process simulation, etc.
  • Analyze data pertaining to assets (condition, criticality, age) to plan for future operations, growth, renewal and replacement
  • Provide training on asset management principles and practices, conduct presentations and network with internal and external industry partners
  • Annual strategic planning goals and objectives through the Asset Management Working Group
  • Prepare base maps to support Engineering staff for conceptual computer aided design/drafting (CADD)
  • Prepare detailed computer aided designs and drawings, quantity calculations, cost estimates and specifications for road works, storm sewer works, etc.
  • Interpret engineering drawings, registered plans and legal descriptions for GIS database development efforts
  • Perform adjustments to daily mapping and assists in the development of the Engineering Services cartographic and drafting standards
  • Maintain hardcopy and digital files for the organization
  • Liaise with government agencies and City departments regarding compliance and development related matters

Qualifications:

  • Degree in GIS or a related discipline with emphasis on, and specific course work in GIS;
  • 3 – 5 years experience, or a related diploma with emphasis on, and specific course work in GIS;
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD Map, Mapguide, AutoCAD Map 3D and/or AutoCAD Civil 3D, Microsoft Office, Access, PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Suite and Basic Windows OS knowledge.  Experience with GPS equipment is a plus;
  • Understanding of GIS theory and application as well as Asset Management principles;
  • Knowledge of drafting methods, principles and techniques and surveying;
  • Firm understanding of Information Services Corporation (ISC) Saskatchewan Land Titles;
  • Ability to work independently, creative, adaptive, self-starter who also enjoys being part of a team;
  • Remain current with industry best practices as they relate to GIS and Asset Management;
  • Possess and maintain RCMP Security Clearance .

Salary:

Starting salary range $51,0146.60 to $54,763.80 with a full benefit and pension package

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

Interested applicants may forward their resume and cover letter, quoting competition number 2015-20 no later than 4:00pm on Friday May 1, 2015 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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Casual Instructor/Lifeguard I

Gallagher Centre Water Park
Competition Number: 2015-21

The Gallagher Centre Water Park is looking for Casual Instructor/Lifeguards.  Reporting directly to the Water Park Manager, the major duties and responsibilities of the casual position include:

  • Perform lifeguard duties according to the National Lifesaving (NL) standards.
  • Instruct lifesaving water safety lessons and courses, as well as fitness programs.
  • Ensure lesson plans are completed, results recorded, and submitted.
  • Complete all basic janitorial daily tasks and report any deficiencies.
  • Complete incident/accident reports for submission.
  • Complete participant report cards.
  • Ability to work shift work and weekends as required.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of grade 10 education or equivalency
  • Bronze Cross
  • Standard First Aid/CPR-C or Aquatic Emergency Care
  • National Lifeguard Service Award
  • Lifesaving Instructor
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Physical fitness needs to be maintained
  • Basic understanding of pool operation
  • Possess and maintain RCMP security clearance

Salary:

$20.16 per hour

Hours of Work:

Shift work, evening and weekend work is involved. 

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

Interested applicants may forward their resume and cover letter, quoting competition number 2015-21 no later than 4:00pm on Friday May 1, 2015 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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Seasonal Labourer III Positions

  Public Works Department
Competition Number: 2015-22

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 a Seasonal Labourer III position within the Public Works Department.  The position reports directly to the Roadways Manager and/or the Water & Sewer Systems Manager.  The seasonal position will run from May – October depending on the work available.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform skilled labour duties on Roads and Streets crew during maintenance and new construction operations.
  • Individual must be multifunctional in various operations, capable of performing the following tasks effectively: preparation of existing sub-grades, sub-base and base preparation, asphalt placement, raking and rolling asphalt, reading and marking grades on new construction projects, application of dust suppressants, and crack-sealing.
  • Periodic operation of heavy trucks and small and medium sized equipment.
  • Installation and maintenance of storm sewer mains, including installation and maintenance of any catch basins.
  • Installation, reading, reconditioning and calibration of water meters and associated instrumentation.
  • Read and update Water Distribution and Wastewater Collections system maps.
  • Maintain and service any Lift and Booster stations.
  • Performs daily equipment checks and minor maintenance as required.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of and comply with all City of Yorkton Standard Operating Procedures, Policies and the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations.
  • Maintains open line of communication and good working relationships with Supervisors and Co-workers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 Education or GED Equivalency
  • Must be able to perform physical labour duties under varied weather conditions
  • Completion of SCOT/WHMIS training
  • Most possess and maintain a valid Class 3A Driver’s License
  • Must possess and maintain RCMP Security clearance

Salary:

Salary will be in paid in accordance with the Local 342 CUPE Collective Agreement.

Interested applicants may forward their resume and cover letter, quoting competition number 2015-22 no later than 4:00pm on Friday April 24, 2015 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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