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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.

Interested applicants may forward their resume and cover letter, 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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Summer Student Job Fair

February 17, 2016
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Click here to view the Job Fair Poster

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Permanent Full-Time Facility Attendant

Gallagher Centre
Competition Number: 2016-05

Reports to the General Manager of the Gallagher Centre.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

• General custodial duties on a daily basis
• Set up/tear down for all events held within the facility
• Ability to use a variety of cleaning machines, as well as variety of different cleaning chemical and aids
• Ensure building has been secured at end of evening shift
• Represent and deliver service excellence in keeping with the brand of the Gallagher Centre
• Completes other related duties that may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications:

• Grade 12 or equivalency
• 3 months experience
• Ability to perform physically demanding tasks
• Self-motivated and able to work independently and with minimum supervision
• Possess the ability to understand and comply with safety policies and procedures
• Must possess and maintain RCMP security clearance
• Possession of a current CPR and First Aid certificate is an asset

Salary:

Will be paid as a “Facility Attendant” in accordance with the Collective Agreement with CUPE Local #342.

Hours of Work:

Shift work, evening and weekend work is involved.

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

If this position is of interest to you, please submit your resume and cover letter, quoting competition number 2016-05 by 4:00pm on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 to:

Kaylee Diduck - Human Resources Advisor
Box 400, 37 Third Avenue North
Yorkton, Saskatchewan
S3N 2W3
Email: employment@yorkton.ca
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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Permanent Full-Time Parks & Arena Technician
I, II, III or IV

Parks Division - Forestry
Competition Number: 2016-06

A Parks & Arena Technician in the Forestry Stream will work predominately with the urban forest. The Parks Division manages over 20,000 trees and face challenges with the aging forest, new tree diseases and the need to continue to employ a plant health care program. Employees will assist in the forest maintenance program and ensure a safe working environment while doing so.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Tree pruning, removals, planting, stump & root grinding
  • Tree assessments & appraisals
  • Assisting in management of the tree inventory program
  • Investigating complaints
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • City beautification
  • Working with the winter outdoor rink program and snow removal when required.

Qualifications:

  • Grade 12
  • Possess and maintain a valid Saskatchewan Class 5 driver’s license
  • Must possess and maintain RCMP security clearance
  • Knowledge of trees, tree diseases, and operation of tree maintenance equipment would be an asset
  • 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 Operation:

7:00a.m – 3:30 p.m.

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

If you are interested in pursuing this career opportunity, please forward your resume and cover letter quoting competition number 2016-06 no later than Friday February 19, 2016 at 4:00pm to:

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