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Human Resources Department


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 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) and must be sent in Microsoft Word or PDF formats.


One Year Temporary Full Time Operator A

Water & Sewer Division - Public Works Department
Competition Number: 2016-29

You will be required to work under extreme and changing climate conditions, and must be able and willing to work in physically demanding conditions as a member of a team whose responsibility is to ensure public safety.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Distribution System Repair and Maintenance: repair leaks on services and mains, gate valve exercising, hydrant repairs and flushing, installing new services.
  • Sewer and Storm System Repair and Maintenance: repair leaks on services and mains, camera services and mains, flushing mains, catch basin repair.
  • Capital Water and Sewer Systems: installing new sewer and water infrastructure in new subdivision devlopments.
  • Must possess working knowledge of the Sanitary Sewer System and ability to identify and maintain accurate video inventory of problem areas.
  • Completes work orders, time sheets and required reports promptly and accurately.
  • Ability to competently operate Motor Grader, loader, Excavator, and other heavy equipment, with high level of proficiency to effectively assist work crews within project requirements and specifications.
  • Performs daily equipment checks and minor maintenance as required.
  • Augments Labourers with performance of their duties during periods of equipment inactivity .
  • Follows all O.H.S. Regulations, Company Safety Policies and S.O.P.'s.
  • Ability to perform manual labour and other duties as assigned.
  • Competently operate required equipment under a minimum of supervision and at irregular shifts.
  • Displays mechanical aptitude and general understanding of how equipment functions.
  • Competently operate the flusher/vac truck and the sewer video surveillance equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Must maintain effective working conditions and relationships with fellow employees and must maintain open lines of communication with Supervisors.

Qualifications:

  • Must have Grade 12 or GED equivalency
  • Must maintain RCMP security clearance
  • Class 3A Driver’s License is preferred
  • Minimum one year experience
  • Fireman’s Boiler License is preferred
  • Must be willing to obtain Saskatchewan Environmental Water and Wastewater Certification
  • Ability to work independently and with minimum Supervision
  • Current C.P.R. and First Aid Certificates

Salary:

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

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

Interested applicants may forward their resume and cover letter, quoting competition number 2016-29 by 4:00pm on Friday, July 1, 2016 to:

Kaylee Diduck- Human Resources Advisor
Email: 
Fax: (306) 786-6880

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

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Summer Programmer

Community Development, Parks & Recreation
Competition Number: 2016-30

The City of Yorkton is hiring one Summer Student to assist with the S-CAPE Program for the 2016 season.  We are looking for either a post-secondary student or student going into Grade 12 in the fall.  The terms of employment will be from July until the end of August.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Implement and evaluate a summer play program for children ages 6 to 12.
  • Offer a variety of activities including sports, games, crafts and literacy, in a structured format.
  • Check equipment on a regular basis and report any deficiencies to supervisor.
  • Ensure the safety of program participants through proper supervision.
  • Keep accurate program statistics and compile daily and weekly summaries of activities.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate effectively and maintain good relations with staff and the general public
  • Ability to plan, organize and perform duties with minimal supervision
  • Experience working with children
  • Ability to work well with volunteers and the general public
  • Currently enrolled in post-secondary education
  • Possess and maintain R.C.M.P. security clearance with a vulnerable sector
  • Other related skills:
    -  Problem solving/decision making
    -  Leadership
    -  Initiative and innovation
    -  Written communication

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

Interested applicants may forward their resume and cover letter, quoting competition number 2016-30 by 4:00pm on Friday, July 8, 2016 to:

Kaylee Diduck- Human Resources Advisor
Email: 
Fax: (306) 786-6880

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

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