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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 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.


Waterworks Operator

Environmental Services Department
Competition Number: 2017-01

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 certificates listed below. Preference will be given to the candidate that holds a Class 3 Water Treatment & Class 4 Wastewater Treatment.

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 Certificate 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 $22.54 - $31.78 depending upon the level of certification that the successful candidate currently holds.

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

Please submit a detailed resume and cover letter before 4:00pm on Friday January 20th quoting competition number 2017-01 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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Instructor/Lifeguard

Gallagher Centre Water Park
Competition Number: 2017-02

The Gallagher Centre Water Park is looking for a Full Time Instructor/Lifeguard. Reporting directly to the Water Park Manager, the major duties and responsibilities of the full time positions include:

  • Perform lifeguard duties according to the National Lifeguard (NL) standards
  • Work as part of the leadership team in implementing inservice and staff training sessions
  • Work closely with the Head Guard to ensure lesson plans are completed, results recorded, and submitted to the Aquatic Coordinator
  • Perform all Charge Hand duties as scheduled, including taking leadership during shift for customer service, shift coverage, and other supervisor duties
  • Instruct a variety of water safety, fitness, and first aid programming
  • Complete incident reports for submission to the Water Park Manager
  • Complete participant report cards & log daily stats
  • Perform administrative tasks as assigned
  • Work as part of the leadership team in preparation for training sessions, evaluations, program implementation, and other ongoing aquatic tasks
  • All other duties as listed on the job fact sheet

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of grade 10 education or equivalency, and one full year of aquatic experience
  • 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, and a strong understanding of pool operation
  • Possess and maintain RCMP security clearance

The ideal candidate will also have some of the following certifications:

  • NL Instructor, AEC Instructor, BOAT Instructor, LSI Trainer, SFA Instructor
  • Pool Operator’s Certificate, OH&S Level 1&2, OH&S Supervision & Safety
  • Aquatic Fitness Certification (SPRA preferred)

Salary:

Candidate will be placed in the appropriate classification for which they are qualified. Salary ranges from $19.05 to $25.09 per hour.

Hours of Work:

Shift work, evening and weekend work may be required (40 hours per week)

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

Please submit a detailed resume and cover letter before 4:00pm on Friday January 20th quoting competition number 2017-02 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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