Employment Opportunities

FOREMAN - R.M. of Fish Creek No. 402

Date Posted: January 22, 2019

The RM of Fish Creek 402 is now accepting applications for the position of Seasonal Foreman. 

Experience supervising employees, operating heavy equipment such as grader, tractor, etc. is required. 

Applicants must have a working knowledge of road maintenance, equipment operation and mechanical abilities. Class 1A license and any other work related training is an asset. This position requires supervising 4 employees.

The RM offers a competitive wage and benefits package.

Please submit a detailed resume including qualifications, work experience and drivers abstract.

The position will remain open until filled.

Submit all resumes to:

RM of Fish Creek 402

Box 160

Wakaw, SK  S0K 4P0

Or e-mail:  rm402@sasktel.net

Or In person to: 121 Main Street, Wakaw, SK

ASSISTANT FOREMAN - R.M. of Hoodoo No. 401

Date Posted: January 21, 2019

Foreman and crew members operate the equipment and provide the labor to facilitate highway grading, trucking, snow plowing and sanding highways, brush clearing, road repair, light building and facility maintenance, and other associated tasks as required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of the foreman, assist with, scheduling and arranging crew work on a daily basis, cooperating with other team members as necessary.
  • Review all project activities, work equipment and sites every day to make sure everything is performed to company standards as well as to the latest OHS regulations and standards.
  • Locate, calculate and designate job site locations as well as equipment and job site structure locations as needed.
  • Establishing deadlines and modifying work schedules to meet deadlines as needed
  • Work with other necessary personnel and supervisors to ensure all site and crew activities are in sync.
  • Delegate jobs to crew members as determined by their capabilities and the general requirements of specific work projects and site parameters.
  • Meet with other managers/supervisors and necessary personnel as required in order to fully resolve conflicts, complications and other issues according to company and client standards/requirements.
  • Train new crew members whenever they join the team and provide workers with continuing education according to the latest industry requirements in order that all work meets the most current specifications.
  • Inspect shop facilities to ensure safety and efficiency, and inspect work while it is being done and after it is completed.
  • During Spring, Summer and Fall duties include repair of gravel and asphalt roads, culvert installation, hauling of materials and supplies, hauling or moving equipment, cleaning ditches and culverts, installing road signs, cutting brush, mowing, and other tasks associated with the maintenance and repair of the roads. The duties include major repair, rebuilding, construction, grading and regrading of gravel roads, repair
  • Knowledge and application of the techniques and practice for safe heavy equipment operation including safe lifting heights, loading and load securing techniques, and dumping safety
  • The initiative and mechanical ability to accomplish minor repairs, adjustments, and other maintenance tasks on vehicles and equipment.

Job Skills & Qualifications Required:

  • Three years’ experience in supervisory/foreman position
  • Able to give direction and make decisions related to finances, the organization’s reputation and crewmembers
  • Able to read blueprints
  • Must be comfortable with computers, email, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Ability to work in high-stress conditions and quickly changing environments
  • Able to stand and walk for long periods of time
  •  Repairs may sometimes have to be done in harsh weather conditions, which means the assistant foreman's work conditions, may vary with climate.
  • During the winter months, the duties chiefly require snow plowing, snow removal, road sanding, salting, and patching. Applicants must be available for considerable time during heavy snowfall or other emergencies and be able to work in extreme weather conditions
  • High school diploma or its equivalent, trade tickets are an asset

The R.M. offers a comprehensive benefits package including Short and Long Term Disability, Municipal Employees Pension Plan and Health & Dental. Interested candidates please submit a detailed resume including qualifications, past and present work experience to: rm401@sasktel.net.

ADMINISTRATOR - R.M. of Grayson No. 184

Date Posted: January 21, 2019

The Rural Municipality of Grayson No. 184 is currently accepting applications for an Administrator due to the retirement of Administrator. 

Candidates seeking a rewarding career opportunity with a progressive and supportive Council are invited to submit their resume, to the Selection Committee. 

The Rural Municipality of Grayson No. 184 has a population of 512, which includes four Organized Hamlets at Crooked Lake.  The Municipal Office is located in the Village of Grayson, SK,   approximately 38 km. from the City of Melville and 20 km from Crooked Lake.  Working closely with the Reeve and Council, you will be responsible for managing the constantly changing and increasingly complex day-to day affairs.

Administrator applicants must have the following qualifications:

  • Rural Class “C” Certificate or higher Certificate in Local Government Administration (at least 3 years of experience preferred),
  • Experience with R&M computer software, Simply Accounting Program,
  • Strong communication, management, organizational, and personable skills,
  • Agricultural, road infrastructure and residential development experience,
  • Experience with strategic and financial planning and asset management.

Although Council would prefer a fully trained individual consideration may be given to a candidate willing to obtain the necessary certification under Administrator Intern position.

Administrator Internship following qualifications:

  • As an Intern, you must be interested in a career in Municipal Administration.  The candidate must have their Local Government Authority (LGA) Courses or be willing to work towards completing the Local Government Authority (LGA) Program through the University of Regina Credit Studies Division.   The LGA Program and 1,500 hours of work experience would meet the certification requirements of the Rural Board of Examiners to become a Municipal Administrator.
  • Strong communication, management, organizational, computer knowledge, and personable skills.
  • A position is not necessarily guaranteed, but the R.M. of Grayson may offer ongoing employment with the eventual offer of the position of Municipal Administrator.

Interested candidates please submit a detailed resume including qualifications, past and present work experience, three (3) work-related references to grayson184@sasktel.net or by mail at Box 69, Grayson, Sask. S0A 1E0 by March 1, 2019.

SEASONAL EQUIPMENT OPERATOR/LABOURER - R.M. of Shellbrook No.493

Date Posted: January 17, 2019

The R.M. of Shellbrook No. 493 is now accepting applications for the position of Full-Time Seasonal Equipment Operator/Labourer.

  • Class 1A would be a definite asset
  • The applicant must work well with others and work unsupervised.

This position will remain open until filled.

Please submit applications to:

R.M. of Shellbrook No. 493

71 Main St. Shellbrook, SK  S0J 2E0

E-mail: rm493@sasktel.net

Phone: (306) 747-2178 for further information.

SEASONAL EQUIPMENT OPERATOR - R.M. of Colonsay No. 342

Date Posted: January 17, 2019

The R.M. of Colonsay No. 342 will be accepting applications for a Seasonal Equipment Operator

Preference will be given to applicants who are able to operate a grader, loader, tractor with mower, etc.

Class 1A license would also be an asset.

Eligible applicants should have a working knowledge of road maintenance, equipment operation and have basic mechanical abilities.

Please submit resumes with a Drivers Abstract and references by 4:30 pm Feb. 08, 2019 to:

The R.M. of Colonsay

Box 130

Colonsay, SK S0K 0Z0 

Phone: 255-2233

Fax: 255-2291 or

E-mail: rm342@sasktel.net 

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

FINANCE/OFFICE CLERK - R.M. of Prairie Rose No. 309 and The Village Of Jansen

Date Posted: January 16, 2019

The Village of Jansen is located just off of highway 16.  Fifteen minutes east of Lanigan.  We are only a 1.5 hour drive to either Regina or Saskatoon.  Quiet living with the amenities of small town pride can be found here.  Jansen is known for their July 1st Jansen Lites Up the Night celebration.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the successful candidate will play a key role in the financial administration of both municipalities.  Must comply with The Municipalities Act, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Municipal by-laws policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages all accounting functions for both the municipality of the RM of Prairie Rose  and the village of Jansen including compliance with applicable legislation and reporting requirements.
  • Provide receptionist services. Answering phone calls, replying to emails, process payments, relay messages, filing documents and ordering office supplies.
  • Administrative duties.

Education and Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent (GED)
  • Preference given to an individual with a college diploma or certificate in business administration, finance, accounting or related field.
  • 3-5 years experience in accounting or payroll systems.
  • Knowledge of municipal accounting practices, accounts payable, accounts receivable, maintaining general ledgers, payroll functions and procedures, and ability to prepare financial statements and reports with a high degree of quality and accuracy.
  • Knowledge of municipal operations, specifically in municipal software Munisoft would be a definite asset.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality is required.
  • Must be bondable.

Compensation:  The hourly wage is based on education, qualifications, and relevant experience.

If you are interested in receiving more information about this opportunity, please contact the Chief Administrative Officer, Melissa Dieno at 306-364-2013 or rm309@jansen.ca

Qualified candidates for the position should apply by submitting their resume to rm309@jansen.ca by January 30th, 2019.

Thank you to all who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

OFFICE MANAGER - R.M. of Mervin No. 499

Date Posted: January 11, 2019

The Rural Municipality of Mervin No. 499 is now accepting applications for the position of Office Manager until a suitable candidate is found. This is a full time permanent position with employment duties shared between the R.M. of Mervin No. 499 and the North Saskatchewan River Municipal Health Holdings (NSRMHH), located in the Town of Turtleford.

The successful applicant, under the direction of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), will provide support to the CAO for all aspects of municipal administrative duties as well as serve the NSRMHH. The NSRMHH is responsible for overseeing the operations of the four clinics located in St. Walburg, Turtleford, Edam and Glaslyn. The responsibilities related to the NSRMHH is for the overall coordination and day-to-day operations of the NSRMHH and reports to the Board. This includes, but is not limited to, contract negotiations, financial, human and physical asset management as well as the Administrative duties pertaining to the NSRMHH. The R.M. offers a comprehensive benefits package as well as a competitive salary ($57,393 - $81,008) based on relative experience.

Turtleford is a strong thriving community, located equidistant between the larger centers of Lloydminster and North Battleford. The region has a diversified background with a strong agricultural sector and a vibrant oil and gas sector. There are various amenities within the region including hockey arenas, curling rinks, bowling alleys, golf courses, schools, and daycare facilities just to name a few. This, along with the various recreational activities that are available in the surrounding area due to the close proximity of having Brightsand Lake and Turtle Lake to the community, make it a haven for recreational enthusiasts.

Interested applicants should have previous experience in accounting, computer applications, administrative practices, Parliamentary practices and procedures and the position requires excellent public and communication skills. A working knowledge or experience within the health care system or local government would be an asset. Please send your resume and references to:

The Rural Municipality of Mervin No. 499

c/o L. Ryan Domotor

Box 130

Turtleford, SK

S0M 2Y0

Email: ryan.rm499@rmofmervin.com

MOWER OPERATOR - R.M. of Colonsay No. 342

Date Posted: January 11, 2019

The R.M. of Colonsay No. 342 will be accepting applications for a Mower Operator.

  • Mowing RM Road Allowances.

Please submit resumes with Drivers Abstract by Feb. 08, 2019 to:

The R.M. of Colonsay

Box 130

Colonsay, SK S0K 0Z0 

Phone: 255-2233

Fax: 255-2291 or

E-mail: rm342@sasktel.net

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

GRADER OPERATOR - R.M. of Bayne No. 371

Date Posted: January 11, 2019

FULL-TIME GRADER OPERATOR TO COMMENCE SPRING 2019

PLEASE FORWARD RESUME BY FEBRUARY 12TH, 2019 TO:

R.M. OF BAYNE

ATTENTION:  DIANA KOENNING - ADMINISTRATOR

BOX 130

BRUNO, SK  S0K 0S0

EMAIL:  rm371@sasktel.net

GRADER & MOWER OPERATOR - R.M. of Deer Forks No. 232

Date Posted: January 10, 2019

The Rural Municipality of Deer Forks No. 232, located in the community of Burstall, Saskatchewan is now accepting applications for the positions of 2 permanent seasonal Grader & Mower Operators.

Duties include operating a grader, mower, equipment safety and maintenance, any other duties are assigned by council and the RM Foreman.   A valid driver’s license is required and a Class 1A License would be an asset.  Successful candidates will start April 1, 2019.

Please forward a cover letter and resume stating experience, salary expected, and three work related references by 4:00 PM Tuesday, February 12, 2019 to:

R.M. of Deer Forks No. 232

Box 250

Burstall, Sask. S0N 0H0

E-mail: rm232@sasktel.net.

For further information please contact the RM office at 306-679-2000.                                      

We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT - Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities

Date Posted: January 09, 2019

The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) is seeking a highly motivated individual for the full-time position of Executive Assistant to cover a one-year maternity leave, with a start date of March 20th, 2019.

SARM is an independent association that represents rural municipal government in Saskatchewan and is the principal advocate in representing them before senior governments. 

The new SARM office is located at 2301 Windsor Park Road.  Employees enjoy competitive salaries and a full benefits package including PDOs.

The Executive Assistant performs all general reception duties and office administration procedures at SARM along with providing high-level support to the Executive Director, SARM Board of Directors and SARM staff.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Greet visitors and clients in a professional and timely manner.
  • Direct visitors to the appropriate person and office.
  • Answer, screening and forward incoming phone calls to appropriate staff.
  • Answer general inquiries in-person, by telephone and e-mails.
  • Receive, sort and distribute incoming and outgoing mail and deliveries.
  • Maintain a clean working environment.
  • Ensure reception area is tidy and presentable.
  • Present a positive and professional image of the organization.
  • Order office supplies and keep inventory of stock.
  • Perform other duties such as: filing, photocopying and faxing.
  • Liaison for various office operations including building and office equipment.
  • Handle external or internal communications.
  • Maintain various data bases.
  • General administration assistance and other duties as assigned.
  • Coordinate board meetings.
  • Coordinate meeting minutes for board meetings.
  • Manage calendars for SARM President, Executive Director and staff.
  • Update calendars and schedule meetings.
  • Perform duties related to annual and midterm conventions.
  • Uphold a strict level of confidentiality.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, both written and oral.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and within a team environment.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong knowledge of various computer applications.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • A desire for continuous learning.

Experience:

  • Minimum 3+ years experience in office administration.
  • Certificate in office administration or equivalent is an asset.
  • The successful candidate must be a self-motivated individual with good organizational and communication skills.

Please submit you cover letter and resume to:

Jay Meyer

Executive Director, SARM

jmeyer@sarm.ca

2301 Windsor Park Road, Regina, Saskatchewan, S4V 3A4

Ph: 306.761.3721 | Fax: 306.565.2141

Applications will be open until position is filled.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

SEASONAL EQUIPMENT OPERATOR - R.M. of Viscount No. 341

Date Posted: January 09, 2019

The RM of Viscount is now accepting applications for the position of a Seasonal Equipment Operator.

Work to commence in April.  Preference will be given to applicants with prior experience in road maintenance and who have the ability to operate heavy equipment such as graders, tractors, etc.

Interested individuals should submit their resume including driver’s abstract, work experience, three work-related references and wages expected to:

RM of Viscount No. 341

Box 100

Viscount, SK

S0K 4M0

Fax:  306-944-2016

Email:  rm341@sasktel.net

We thank all for applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

SEASONAL UTILITY MAINTENANCE OPERATOR - R.M. of Webb No. 138

Date Posted: January 08, 2019

The R.M. of Webb No. 138 invites applications for the position of Seasonal Utility Maintenance Operator with duties to commence spring 2019 (typically April 1st).

Duties of the position to be as determined by council but will typically include:  operation of tractor and mower, mulcher, sign and culvert maintenance, equipment repairs, road repairs and weed spraying (Commercial Pesticide Applicator course for Industrial Weed Spraying will need to be taken in March).

A valid Class 5 Drivers License is required and use of own truck with mileage reimbursement from R.M.  Required Certifications include (or willingness to obtain):  Power Mobile Equipment Training, WHIMIS, Ground Disturbance, Standard First Aid & CPR, and Commercial Pesticide Applicator.  Training will be provided if necessary.

The position is full time, seasonal – paid hourly, includes a comprehensive benefits package including Short and Long Term Disability, Municipal Employees Pension Plan and Health & Dental.

Application deadline:  February 8, 2019.  We thank all applicants for your interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please send applications stating two references, experience and qualifications to:

R.M. of Webb No. 138

618 Railway Avenue

Box 100, Webb, SK  S0N 2X0

Email:  rm138@xplornet.com Fax:  306-674-2324

SEASONAL MAINTENANCE OPERATOR - R.M. of Parkdale No. 498

Date Posted: January 04, 2019

The Rural Municipality of Parkdale No. 498 is presently accepting applications for the position of Seasonal Maintenance Operator. The position is for seasonal employment commencing immediately.

Job duties include but are not limited to the operation of a motor grader for the maintenance and repair of roads, as required by road conditions and directed by the Council of the R.M. of Parkdale. As well as the regular service and maintenance of equipment as qualified and required.

Qualifications must include the possession of a valid driver’s license and knowledge of equipment operation and service. Knowledge of motor grader operation and road maintenance would be an asset.

The R.M. offers competitive wages and benefits package.

Submit written applications stating experience, qualifications, and two references to:

R.M. of Parkdale No. 498

Box 310 Glaslyn, SK

S0M 0Y0

rm498@sasktel.net

Fax: 306-342-4442

Applications will be open until position is filled.

The R.M. of Parkdale thanks all applicants for their interest in the position, but only persons selected for an interview will be contacted. 

GRADER OPERATOR - R.M. of Eyebrow No. 193

Date Posted: January 03, 2019

The R.M. of Eyebrow No. 193 is looking for a self-motivated, career minded individual to fill the position of full time grader operator. This is a grader position that has the potential to turn into a foreman position in 2 years’ time. This position will start approximately April 1, 2019.

We are located 40 minutes north west of Moose Jaw surrounding the Village of Eyebrow, which includes a K-12 school.  The position comes with a benefits package, including health & dental and a municipal employee’s pension plan.

Key Duties and responsibilities

  • Provide direction and supervision for the maintenance of all municipal infrastructure including but not limited to roads, bridges, signs, transfer station and community well site.
  • Operate a grader, backhoe, mower and other types of equipment to complete road maintenance including grading, mulching, snow removal and ditch mowing.
  • Ensure roads are maintained and repaired on a priority basis and oversee repair of machinery.
  • Manage and order shop inventory, log work, log and report inspections and ensure safety procedures are followed and fully maintained.
  • Ability to schedule and prioritize work and report to council regularly on activities and related issues.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to establish effective working relationships with council, staff, contractors and ratepayers.

The successful applicant should possess

  • Strong leadership, dependable with supervisory and communication skills.
  • Experience operating a motor grader.
  • Power Mobile Equipment Certification.
  • Class 5 driver’s license.
  • * Welding, Pest Applicator, First Aid/CPR and WHMIS also considered assets.

Your resume should include

  • Past and present work experience.        
  • Education and skills.
  • Two references.
  • A current driver’s abstract.
  • Power Mobile Equipment Certification.
  • Expected salary.

Please submit resumes to:

RM of Eyebrow #193

P.O. Box 99, Eyebrow, SK   S0H 1L0

or emailed to rm193@yourlink.ca on or before January 31, 2019.

The R.M. wishes to thank all who applied, however only those individuals with interviews will be contacted.

SEASONAL EQUIPMENT OPERATOR/MAINTENANCE WORKER - R.M. of Hillsborough No. 132

Date Posted: January 03, 2019

The Rural Municipality of Hillsborough No. 132 is presently accepting applications for the position of Seasonal Equipment Operator-Maintenance worker with duties to start in spring 2018 (typically April 1st).  The Grader is located approximately 48 KM SW of Moose Jaw.  

Applicants must:

  • Hold a valid driver’s license and experience running heavy equipment would be an asset.
  • Successful Candidate must submit Driver’s Abstract before work commences.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Grading and maintenance of municipal roads.
  • Snow removal.
  • Service and maintenance of equipment.
  • Mowing and installation of signs.

The successful candidate must:

  • Be able to work independently as well as with Council and all other Employees.
  • Candidates will also be expected to manage and organize daily duties throughout the work year.

The R.M. offers a comprehensive benefits package including Short and Long Term Disability, Municipal Employees Pension Plan and Health & Dental. The R.M. offers competitive wages along with direct deposit on the 15th and 30th.

Please submit resume stating experience, references and wage expectation to:

RM of Hillsborough No. 132

Hours: Monday thru Thursday, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Resumes may be submitted in person in the municipal office, via fax or email.

Application deadline: January 24, 2019. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted and candidates must attend the interview in person.

Address: #4-1410 Caribou St W. Moose Jaw, SK – Regional Municipal Plaza

Email: rm.132@sasktel.net

Phone: 306-693-1329

Fax: 306-693-2810

GRADER OPERATOR/MAINTENANCE WORKER - R.M. of Maple Bush No. 224

Date Posted: January 03, 2019

The Rural Municipality of Maple Bush No. 224 is now accepting applications for a seasonal with possibility of full time grader operator/maintenance employee. Duties include but are not limited to:  blading, snow removal, mowing, road maintenance, installing culverts and signs, equipment maintenance and repairs.  Road building experience would be an asset.  Successful applicants will be required to:  clean and lubricate equipment and refill equipment tanks, conduct pre-operational checks on equipment, operate computer-controlled equipment, operate heavy equipment, operate two-way radios and other communication equipment, perform minor repairs to equipment, secure special attachments to equipment and must have a valid driver’s license.

Our municipality is beside one of the largest and most attractive fresh water lakes in Saskatchewan, Lake Diefenbaker.  The area is perfect for boating, camping, fishing, hunting, birding and many other types of recreation.  The Village of Riverhurst, Palliser Regional Park, Sage View Golf Course, the Resort Village of Mistusinne and Douglas Provincial Park are within our municipal boundaries. 

A competitive salary will be paid in accordance with qualifications and experience in addition to a standard SARM benefit plan.  Applications marked “Grader Operator” will be received, in confidence, until 3:00 pm, on Monday, January 22nd, 2019.  Please list experience and salary expectations. 

Applications will be reviewed as received and the position will be filled once a suitable candidate has been retained so please submit your resumes early.

We thank all applicants for your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

RM of Maple Bush No. 224

Box 160

Riverhurst SK  S0H 3P0

Phone: (306) 353-2292

Email:  rm224@sasktel.net

Fax:  (306) 353-2293

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