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Administrative Assistant

Date Posted: May 18, 2022

Location: Town of Cut Knife

Employment Term: Full Time

The Town of Cut Knife is seeking an office assistant with experience working in municipal government. The office assistant, under the direction of the Administrator, will provide support in all aspects of municipal administration including, but not limited to: record preparation, assessment and taxation, tax enforcement, financial operations, zoning and subdivisions, permit processing, policy and courses of action as determined by Council.

Applicants should have accounting experience, computer skills, public relations skills, ability to take direction. Confidentiality is requirement. The successful applicant will report to the Administrator. 

Knowledge in the workings of a municipal office and accounting practices would be an asset.  Previous computer experience is required.  Duties include reception, general office duties and support to the administrator.  Experience in Municipal accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, utility billing, Munisoft and Sage accounting would be an asset.

Preferred Candidate will possess:

  • Be friendly, professional, courteous and efficient when working with all customers and employees;
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills both verbal and written;
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi task and problem solve.
  • Criminal Record Check is required

Wage is dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Please email gwenn.kaye@gmail.com or mail resumes to Town of Cut Knife

Box 452, Cut Knife Saskatchewan, S0M 0N0

Deadline is June 8th, 2022

Office Assistant

Date Posted: May 12, 2022

Location: Town of Blaine Lake

Employment Term: Full Time

Education and Experience:

The position requires Grade 12, with preference given to candidates who have completed a post-secondary office administration program or have experience working in an office environment.

Office Duties:

  • Provide general reception including answering phone calls.
  • Serve ratepayers and visitors to the Town Office
  • Collect payments and provide receipts.
  • Process Utility Account Changes & Updates
  • Enter Meter Readings issue Utility Bills
  • Accounts Payable – enter invoices
  • Payroll Prep & Entry in AP Program
  • Update Tax Program – Change of Ownerships, Customer Information Updates
  • Development & Building Permits – providing information, assisting customers and spreadsheet tracking
  • Bylaw Enforcement – assisting BEO, sending letters, collections and tracking actions
  • Promote Local Tourism-Maintain displays, information on local attractions and events, update Website BLCA Support Position to provide Treasurer/Secretary services
  • Pay bills, invoices as directed by BLCA
  • Track finances and prepare reports for BLCA Meetings
  • Apply for and manage Grants on behalf of BLCA- Lotteries, CRAG, etc
  • Book Swimming lessons
  • Attend BLCA Meetings and prepare Agendas and Minutes EMO
  • Develop and Maintain EMO Plan
  • Coordinate training for EMO Volunteers
  • SaskAlerts
  • Other duties as assigned.

General:

  • Be honest and bondable.
  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner which will enhance the integrity, dignity and honour of the Town of Blaine Lake.

To apply, please send resume with references and contact information to:

Town of Blaine Lake Box 10,301 Main Street Blaine Lake, SK S0J 0J0

Email:  blainelake@sasktel.net

Ph:  306 497 2531

Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)

Date Posted: May 12, 2022

Location: Town of Blaine Lake

Employment Term: Full Time

The Town of Blaine Lake is currently seeking applications for the position of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO).  This is a permanent, full-time position.

The Town of Blaine Lake is at a junction of Highways #12 and #40 between Shellbrook and North Battleford, as well as 45 minutes from Saskatoon. The town boosts a 9 hole golf course and a campground and a gateway to many lakes and parks. The town was incorporated in 1912 and has a rich history of the Dukhobor lifestyle and incorporates many cultures.  And has a population of 500 persons.

The town offers a brand new water treatment plant with full reverse osmosis system, full-service gas station, health clinic, New K-12 School being built, hardware store, laundromat, drug store, churches, grocery store, motel, library and other various business.

As the principal advisor to Council, the CAO is responsible for providing all relevant and necessary information to make informed decisions, along with providing leadership for planning and executing a strategic vision that meets the current and future needs of the Town.

Guided by the Municipalities Act, the work the CAO does is broad and requires a willingness to perform a variety of tasks including but not limited to:

  • Bookkeeping and Accounting – including bank reconciliations, payroll, financial statements, and budget preparation;
  • Preparation and processing of various billings and filings – including utility bills, GST returns, taxes, and assessments;
  • Managing staff;
  • Grant research and writing;
  • Bylaw writing, interpretation, and enforcement;
  • Attending Council meetings, preparing agendas and taking minutes;
  • Preparation of various other reports and documents;
  • Digital media communications – including website and Facebook.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Proven administrative experience with knowledge of office management systems and procedures;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications;
  • Experience with Munisoft software is considered an asset;
  • Work well independently and within a team environment;
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize work;
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills;
  • Exhibit leadership and be community oriented;
  • Discretion with matters pertaining to confidentiality;
  • Ability to interpret policies, bylaws, and legislation appropriately when responding to situations and requests;
  • Be bondable;
  • Have a minimum Grade 12 education.
  • Standard C Certification in Local Government Administration. 

Salary is based off of the UMAAS salary guideline along with qualifications and experience. The Town also offers an excellent benefits package and pension plan.

Please send resume, references, and salary expectations to:
Town of Blaine Lake
Box 10
Blaine Lake, SK S0J 0J0
Email:  blainelake@sasktel.net  

We thank all candidates for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Development Officer

Date Posted: May 12, 2022

Location: R.M. of Meota No. 468

Employment Term: Full Time

The R.M. of Meota No. 468 is seeking a customer service-oriented team player for the position of Development Officer.

About Us

We have a progressive Council that supports Administration to provide services to our residents, cottage owners, hamlets, agricultural producers, community partners and commercial developments. The RM is experiencing significant development interest in the energy sector, country residential, lake development and expansion of treaty land entitlement.  Council recently approved a 190 lot RV & Marina development on the west side of Jackfish Lake. Our office is located in the Village of Meota, 37 kms northwest of North Battleford.

About You

You have experience in municipal administration, bylaw/policy development and land use planning. You are looking for an opportunity to build your skills and career in municipal government while contributing to a team that values hard work, fun and a job well done.

About the Job

You will be the first point of contact with the industry and the public to provide customer service on planning and development related inquiries, process all development, demolition, building, moving and boat dock permits, as well as bylaw amendment, consolidation and subdivision requests.  You will liaise with our contracted team of Municipal Planners and Building Officials. You will coordinate with Community Planning, First Nation partners, external agencies, contractors and the general public. Office hours are 9:00am -12:00pm and 1:00pm – 5:00pm.  

About the Compensation

The R.M. of Meota No. 468 offers a comprehensive pension & benefits package. The salary range is $30.00/hr – $37.66/hr.

Please respond with a covering letter and resume to:

RM of Meota #468

Wanda Boon, Deputy CAO

Email: rm468@sasktel.net

Closing Date:   Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

Administrator in Training

Date Posted: May 4, 2022

Location: R.M. of Redburn No. 130

Employment Term: Full Time

To the right candidate there is a 12 month / 2000 hour paid apprenticeship program available.

Integrity. Diplomacy. A heart for the Community

These are the core of your values and strengths. If you thrive in a varied work environment, where no two days are the same, this may be the ideal role for you.

Reporting to Council, the Administrator is responsible for providing effective administrative leadership for the RM, with an anticipated start date of full year of 2023.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Those defined in Section 111 of the Municipalities Act, as well as managing communication – ratepayer queries, answering phone calls and maintaining correspondence, clerical duties carried out smoothly and efficiently, with an eye to streamline systems, oversee various budgets, and provide guidance on cost saving measures, administer payroll and benefits.

WHAT MAKES YOU AN EXCELLENT CANDIDATE?

Taking initiative, being resourceful, and positive attitude will go a long way in creating success in your role. Deeply engaged in community and enjoy small town/rural environment. Committed to well-being of the ratepayers we serve. Strong computer skills are needed, including proficiency in work processing and accounting software (Munisoft). Ethical conduct and confidentiality are mandatory. Be organized , able to manage priorities, multi-task with ease and deliver excellent customer service. The Administrator may be required to help with other duties related to municipal activity, and be available some evenings or weekends if special meetings necessitate it.

Must attain a Local Government Administration Certificate from the University of Regina.

Must hold a current driver’s license.

Please send a detailed resume to the RM of Redburn Council via:

Box 250 Rouleau, Sk. S0G 4H0

Or email to:

redrou@sasktel.net

By June 01, 2022 with a start date of September 01, 2022

Public Works Manager

Date Posted: May 2, 2022

Location: R.M. of Lajord No. 128

Employment Term: Full Time

The Rural Municipality of Lajord No. 128 invites applications for the full-time permanent out of scope position of a Public Works Manager.  This management position is directly responsible to the Council and Administrator.

This position will interest you if:

  • You possess the skills to motivate a dedicated staff of 8 public works employees;
  • You are self motivated with a good work ethic;
  • You are a pro-active planner who identifies, and documents all needs of the municipality;
  • You work well in a team environment as a leader;
  • You possess the skills to treat everyone with respect;
  • You are willing to be trained in occupational safety, asset management, contract administration, budget and cost controls and use these skills for team leadership and supervisory techniques;
  • Willingness to obtain safety courses and training, as required;
  • Strong computer skills including but not limited to email, Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Possess management, planning, supervising, evaluating and coaching skills;
  • Practical experience in municipal road maintenance and construction.

Preference will be given to someone with the following qualifications/skills:

  • Five to seven years’ experience in Public Works as it relates to municipal operational functions and equipment, including working knowledge of project management and municipal regulations;
  • Considerable knowledge of municipal infrastructure, including methods, practices, specifications and techniques used in conjunction, operations and maintenance of, roads, drainage and other facilities;
  • Effective Management, team building, facilitation, leadership and supervisory strengths, with a commitment for continuous improvement;
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Good organizational and record keeping skills;
  • Have experience in working with engineers, contractors and suppliers;
  • Have grade 12 or GED equivalent;
  • Ability to provide a clear Criminal Record Check;
  • Valid Driver’s License.

The Rural Municipality of Lajord No. 128 offers a pension plan and benefit package.  The salary is negotiable depending on experience and qualifications.

The position will remain open until a suitable applicant is employed.

Please submit your cover letter with resume, including 3 references, job related safety courses and certificates along with a drivers abstract to:

Lynette Herauf, Administrator

Box 36

Lajord, SK  S0G 2V0

E-mail:  rm128@sasktel.net

Phone:  306-529-4085

All applications are appreciated; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)

Date Posted: April 27, 2022

Location: Town of Nipawin

Employment Term: Full Time

The Town of Nipawin (www.nipawin.com) is a safe, friendly, diverse, and welcoming community that provides employment and business opportunities for future growth and development, located on the forest fringe in the boreal area of northeastern Saskatchewan. 

Nipawin is one of the largest towns in Saskatchewan, has a solid population of 4500, and offers a strong retail and service sector capable of serving the greater region.  In addition to an array of shopping and dining opportunities, the Town offers exceptional indoor and outdoor recreational and cultural facilities and amenities.  Boreal forest expands to the North, and some of the best agricultural land in Canada surrounds the area.  These conditions have led to Nipawin becoming, and continuing to be known, as one of the best all season recreational areas anywhere.

The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) reports directly to the Mayor and six Councillors, oversees a total combined budget of $14M, and is responsible for an overall staff complement of approximately 40 FTE’s, PT, and seasonal unionized employees (CUPE).  In addition, the CAO directs the overall planning, coordination, and control of all municipal operations in accordance with the objectives, policies, bylaws, and plans as approved by Council, as well as legislation outlined in The Municipalities Act of Saskatchewan….and she/he is the primary policy advisor to Council.

The ideal candidate will possess a post-secondary diploma or degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Public Administration, or a related field, a minimum of a “Standard Level C Certificate” in Local Government Administration, together with seven (7) years of progressive experience in a municipal (or related public sector) environment.  At the discretion of Council, a combination of related coursework and experience may be deemed suitable.

The CAO will also have:

  • Experience working with Acts and Regulations applicable to local government, bylaws, policies, OH&S and the Labour Standards Act, municipal accounting practices, budgeting, and implementing capital works and infrastructure improvement programs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of The Municipalities Act of Saskatchewan and related statutes, or equivalent experience managing in a government environment.

A competitive salary, a comprehensive municipal benefits package, and MEPP (Municipal Employees’ Pension Plan) is available.  Specifics will be discussed in further conversations. 

For further information please visit our website, or contact:

James Davies  

Managing Director

DCG Executive Search Services Ltd.

(780) 758-9796

james@daviescg.com

www.daviescg.com

Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)

Date Posted: April 26, 2022

Location: Town of Rosetown

Employment Term: Full Time

The Town of Rosetown builds upon our sense of community, family values and historical heritage. Wide open minds working, living and playing in wide open prairie spaces. We are progressive with proactive plans to ensure a vibrant future.  We maintain an atmosphere of trusting, honest and caring citizens in a safe, friendly and secure community. Rosetown supports high quality medical and health care, affordable housing and a diverse business centre while preserving its unique rural values.   Check us out at www.rosetown.ca

A challenging and rewarding career opportunity exists in Rosetown as we invite applications for the position of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO).  As the CAO you will provide leadership and guidance to Council, Town staff, Town management, and Residents.

Your municipal education background confirmed with a standard certificate issued by the Urban Board of Examiners is a requirement.  This, combined with experience, will enable you to effectively advise and provide direction while you lead, mentor and facilitate the day to day management operations of the Town.  You need to be a person who works well with people and has expert knowledge in municipal and financial administration.  Coupled with strong human resource management skills, you will excel in this position.  Your excellent communication and organizational skills will add to your effectiveness.

The Town of Rosetown offers a generous UMAAS guided salary combined with a benefit package second to none.

Begin your quest for the perfect career in our progressive community by submitting your resume in confidence by 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 31, 2022 to:

Town of Rosetown

Confidential: Chief Administrative Officer

Box 398

Rosetown, SK   S0L 2V0

Email:  administrator.rosetown@sasktel.net

If you require more information about this exciting opportunity, contact CAO Michele Schmidt at

(306) 882-2214.

We thank you for your interest in our community however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Public Works Foreman

Date Posted: April 25, 2022

Location: R.M. of Prince Albert No. 461

Employment Term: Full Time

The Rural Municipality of Prince Albert No. 461 is seeking a full-time Public Works Foreman. This is both a management and working foreman position; on-call work is required. Under the general direction of the Chief Administrative Officer, the Foreman is responsible for coordinating the overall operations of the Public Works Department, including municipal infrastructure, maintenance, road construction and clerical responsibilities. Considerable judgement, professionalism, and leadership skills are necessary in coordinating and carrying out the work with the Public Works team.

Reporting directly to the Chief Administrative Officer, the successful candidate will meet the following criteria:

  • Have knowledge of operating and servicing various equipment as required for the position tractor/mower, grader, dozer, semi/trailer, track-hoe, buggy, etc.
  • Class 1 A Driver’s License – 3A driver’s license with air brake endorsement would be an asset;
  • Have working knowledge of grading techniques and road maintenance;
  • Have working knowledge of road building;
  • Have good organizational, communication and record keeping skills;
  • Have experience working with engineers, contractors and suppliers;
  • Familiarity and compliance with Occupational Health & Safety legislation and practices;
  • Motivated to pursue professional development opportunities for self and staff;
  • Effective public communication skills and ethics.

Duties may include but not limited to:

  • Meets with Council on a monthly basis;
  • Responsible to ensure that all roads are bladed on a priority basis, in a professional and safe manner as required by road conditions;
  • To be a working Public Works Foreman and equipment operator when necessary;
  • Responsible for oversight of maintenance and repairs of equipment;
  • Tracking inventory;
  • Coordinating projects with Council and the Administrator;
  • Organize, supervise and assign employee schedules and tasks;
  • Work hours expected 50 hours per week in summer and 40 hours per week in winter, Monday to Friday, possible weekends dependent on conditions and projects.

Employment is to begin as soon as possible. The RM of Prince Albert No. 461 offers a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefits package and pension plan.

Applicants are invited to submit a resume including job-related safety courses and certificates achieved to:

RM of Prince Albert No. 461
99 River Street
Prince Albert SK
S6V 0A1
Ph: (306) 763-2469
Fax: (306) 256-3281
Email: cao@rmprincealbert.ca

Application Deadline: Until position is filled.

Current driver’s abstract, and references will be required for those selected for an interview.

All applications are appreciated, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal record check.

Administrator

Date Posted: Apr 20, 2022

Location: R.M. of Enfield No. 194

Employment Term: Full Time

The Rural Municipality of Enfield No. 194 invites applications that have their certificate in Local Government Administration (LGA), or are willing to take the necessary classes to obtain their LGA certificate. This is a permanent full-time position.

This position reports to Council and is responsible for providing the overall administration and financial management of the RM. As the principal advisor to Council, the Administrator is responsible for providing all relevant and necessary information to make informed decisions.

Guided by the Municipalities Act, the work the Administrator does is broad and requires a willingness to perform a variety of tasks.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Administrative experience with knowledge of office management systems and procedures;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications;
  • Experience with Munisoft software is considered an asset;
  • Works well independently and within a team environment;
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize work;
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills;
  • Discretion with matters pertaining to confidentiality;
  • Ability to interpret policies, bylaw, and legislation appropriately when responding to situations and requests;
  • Be bondable;
  • A minimum Rural Class “C” Certificate.

This Municipal position offers a Benefit package and pension plan.

Applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by May 20th, 2022 to

RM of Enfield No. 194, Box 70, Central Butte, SK. S0H 0T0 or rm194@sasktel.net

Phone: (306) 796-2025

E-mail: rm194@sasktel.net

Position will be filed once a suitable candidate is retained.

Administrative Assistant

Date Posted: April 20, 2022

Location: Town of Dundurn

Employment Term: Full Time

The Town of Dundurn is seeking a permanent full time Administrative Assistant to join our team. This position reports to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and provides support for Administration, Public Works, Council and Recreation. Daily activities will include:

  • Customer service.
  • Correspondence.
  • Filing.
  • Data entry.
  • Receipting and preparing deposits.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications Experience with MuniSoft software is considered an asset.
  • Proficiency in computers and knowledge of local governance issues are important.
  • A friendly, courteous, professional demeanor and accountability are essential.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills are key requirements.

The ideal candidate will possess a business diploma or have related experience. Experience in Municipal Administration and a desire to work towards a Certificate in Local Government Administration are considered valuable assets.

The Town offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision, as well as an employer matched pension plan. Salary will be dependent on qualifications and experience. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

To be considered for this career opportunity please email your cover letter along with your resume outlining your qualifications and experience to admin@townofdundurn.ca. This position will be open until a suitable candidate is retained.

Looking to Buy/Sell 

FOR SALE: TEREX TS 14 B SCRAPERS – R.M. of Torch River No. 488 – May 12, 2022

FOR SALE: SHEEP FOOT PACKER AND PNEUMATIC TIRE PACKER – R.M. of Lumsden No. 189 – April 26, 2022

FOR SALE: 2017 BUSH HOG MOWER – R.M. of Weyburn No. 67 – May 18, 2022