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.


Seasonal Parks & Arena Technician I, II, III or IV
Horticulture Stream

Community, Development Parks & Recreation Department

Competition Number: 2015-12

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design, implementation and maintenance of the beautification program along with integrated pest management programs on weeds, trees and other related pests.
  • Lending assistance to the maintenance of the urban forestry program through direction of Forestry or Parks & Arena manager.
  • Duties associated to the maintenance of open spaces through grass cutting, maintenance of playgrounds, trails, snow removal, and cemetery operations.  This applies to summer or winter operations.
  • Dealing with customer issues and complaints, resolving issues.

Qualifications:

  • Grade 12
  • Possess and maintain a valid Saskatchewan Class 5 driver’s license
  • Possess and maintain   RCMP security clearance
  • The ideal candidate will be a certified Arborist with several years of field experience
  • Problem solving
  • Task management
  • Communication skills
  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance & operation
  • Work with minimal supervision 

Salary: 

Will be paid in accordance with CUPE Local #342 collective agreement.

Hours of Work:

Monday to Friday:  7:00 am – 3:30 pm
Seasonal position to run from April 1, 2015 to November 30, 2015.

Application Deadline

If you are interested in pursuing this career opportunity, please forward your resume and cover letter by quoting competition number 2015-12 by 4:00pm on March 6, 2015 to:

Kaylee Diduck – Human Resources Advisor
Box 400 – 37 Third Avenue North
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3
Fax: 306-786-6880
Email:  employment@yorkton.ca

The City of Yorkton thanks all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Assistant Director of Public Works
Public Works Department

Competition Number: 2015-13

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 of the Assistant Director position for the Public Works Department. This position reports directly to the Director of Public Works.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development and supervision of the department’s safety program.
  • Update and develop safe operating procedures and all other requirements necessary to maintain COR compliance regarding department operations.
  • Participate in the divisions daily tool box meetings.  Ensure daily equipment checks and hazzard assessments are completed.
  • Plan and co-ordinate master plans for infrastructure improvement and renewal programs
  • Develop, schedule and manage long-term work assignments conducted by the department’s division managers.
  • Develop annual operating budgets, capital budgets and long term capital plans.
  • Development of bylaws, policies, procedures and standards for water and sewer operations, drainage repairs, roadway and fleet operations.
  • Investigate and conduct feasibility studies in regards to new technologies, equipment and best practices   for all department operations.
  • Monitor and co-ordinate all  infrastructure updates into asset management database (AssetNav) for all the department’s divisions.
  • Identify the department’s annual material requirements (gravel, road salt, water and sewer materials, etc.) and assist division managers in preparing tender documents.
  • Identify/justify staffing increases required for department operations for budgetary purposes and participate in recruitment process.
  • Provide input to engineering consultants for the preparation of designs for City projects.
  • Assist Director of Public Works in preparing council reports related to the departments operations.
  • Act as a liaison with other utility companies.
  • On-Call Supervisor for Public Works approximately every 5 to 6 weeks (oversees any required emergency work done by Public Works employees in any operation required).
  • Responsible for leadership, recruitment, training and evaluation of Public Works employees.
  • Identify required staffing levels and budgetary figures for annual maintenance operations.
  • Supervise employees and contractors to ensure compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations.
  • Organize employee training programs and certification renewals.
  • Identify employee training requirements.

Qualifications:

  • Technical Diploma A.Sc.T.
  • Saskatchewan Environment Level 3 Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection certification
  • Computer Training: Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Saftety Training:  SCOT/WHMIS, OHS Level 1 and 2,  OHS Supervision & Safety, Ground Disturbance, Leadership for Safety Excellence, Confined Space, First Aid/CPR cerrtificate, Fireman’s Boiler certificate,  Management/Supervisory training
  • Most possess and maintain valid Saskatchewan Class 5 Driver’s License.
  • Must possess and maintain RCMP Security clearance.

If you are interested in this employment opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume to quoting competition number 2015-13 by 4:00pm on Friday, March 6, 2015 to:

Kaylee Diduck – Human Resources Advisor
Box 400 – 37 Third Avenue North
Yorkton, Saskatchewan S3N 2W3
Fax: 306-786-6880
Email:  employment@yorkton.ca

The City of Yorkton thanks all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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