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Fleet Operations & Maintenance Division

Fleet Operations Manager:
John Oranchuk
Office Hours:    
Monday to Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CST
(306) 786-1710
(306) 783-5933
Street Address:   
85 York Road East
Mailing Address:
Fleet Operations and Maintenance
City of Yorkton
Box 400
Yorkton, SK
S3N 2W3

What we do

The City of Yorkton Fleet Operations Division provides responsive and efficient fleet management services to City Divisions, maximizing safety, promoting environmental stability and minimizing lifecycle costs.

The Fleet Operations Division is responsible for managing the City’s fleet of approximately 150 corporate vehicles and equipment ranging from excavators and motor graders to light trucks and commercial equipment. This equipment has an estimated replacement value of over $10,000,000. Fleet Operations purchases, manages and maintains vehicles; manages fuel; and assists in the coordination of operator training and safety oversight.  The Division’s aim is to provide other City divisions with responsive, flexible, efficient and comprehensive support to aid in the delivery of public programs and services.

Technician Completing a Provincially Mandated Government Safety Compliance Inspection

Fleet Key Services

• Providing and maintaining approximately 150 vehicles and pieces of equipment
• Inspecting and testing vehicles and equipment
• Administering the vehicle and equipment replacement program
• Consulting with clients to identify their vehicle needs and recommend suitable new technologies
• Assist in the coordination of training for operators of City vehicles and equipment
• Establishing internal equipment chargeback rates
• Keeping complete operating and maintenance records for each item in the fleet
• Provide insurance, licensing and registration services to all Fleet owned vehicles
• Managing a “central stores facility” which stocks maintenance items and specialized parts
• Managing vehicles and equipment (acquisition and disposal)
• Managing fuel site operations and supply of fuel from internal sites
• Ensuring compliance of all Federal and Provincial regulations such as the Highway Traffic Act.
• Ensuring efficient and safe vehicle operation through Global Positioning Satellite

Fleet Safety

Fleet Operation ensures all vehicles are safe for use by employees. This is done in part through providing safety advice to user groups prior to vehicle purchase to ensure the vehicle will be equipped with the appropriate safety devices, while meeting operational requirements of the vehicle. We want staff to feel safe when driving a Fleet vehicle and residents to be confident when driving next to or near a City of Yorkton vehicle. Safety is a priority and is promoted through a detailed safety program; comprehensive vehicle inspections; Computerized Maintenance Management System with designated maintenance intervals; and by ensuring all operators are trained to operate each piece of equipment in their control.


Promoting a healthy environment through the reduction of greenhouse gases is very important to the City of Yorkton. Fleet Operations is dedicated to reducing the environmental impact of its operations. To accomplish this, we are commited to investigating new green vehicle alternatives and technologies, reducing idle time through policies and vehicle tracking , constant consultation with user groups to ensure the “right sizing” of equipment prior to purchase requirements and using blended fuels to name a few.