Employment

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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.

 


Full-Time - Parks & Arena Technician
Level 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 & 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
  • 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

Hours of Work:

  • Hours of work are 7:00a.m – 3:30 p.m.

Salary:

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

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

Interested applicants may forward their resume and cover letter quoting competition number 2016-06 no later than 4:00pm on Friday April 29, 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 candidates selected for consideration will be contacted.

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Full-Time - Operator A
Water & Sewer Division

Public Works Department
Competition Number: 2016-22

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 & 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:

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

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

Interested applicants may forward their resume and cover letter, quoting competition number 2016- 22 by 4:00pm on Friday, May 6, 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 candidates selected for consideration will be contacted.

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