Employment Opportunities

ADMINISTRATOR/CAO - R.M. of Frenchman Butte No. 501

Date Posted: August 20, 2019

The RM of Frenchman Butte No. 501 invites you to apply for a rewarding career in a progressive Rural Municipality. We are ideally situated in north-west Saskatchewan, surrounded by rolling hills, almost every outdoor activity imaginable and close to two urban centres with great amenities.  If you are looking for a challenging, fast paced employment opportunity with an excellent wage and benefits package let your aspirations become a reality.  Salary grid range $90,489.34 to $117,840.64.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

The Administrator/CAO's key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Municipal accounting, strong fiscal management, working with a large budget and significant grant applications;
  • Solid understanding of all applicable legislation; processing of bylaws, policies and procedures; conducting elections, records retention, LAFOIPP, etc.
  • Municipal taxation and maintenance of assessment records;
  • Preparation for all Council meetings, including agendas, reports, correspondence and minutes;
  • Attendance at all Council meetings;
  • Overseeing capital projects, tenders and contracts;
  • Maintaining positive public relations and supervising multiple staff;
  • Leading a great team through progressive change while ensuring all municipal functions are carried out in a confidential, efficient, accurate and collaborative manner, in accordance with municipal legislation, policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

  • This position requires a minimum Rural Class “C” Certificate with preference given to applicants with a Rural Class “A” Certificate who are willing to mentor.
  • In addition to the above, preference will be given to candidates with 3-5 years local government experience, an accounting certificate/designation and/or a university degree in a related field. 
  • Experience in Microsoft Word, Windows, Excel and general computer applications is essential and knowledge of MuniSoft considered an asset.

If you are seeking a municipal Administrator/CAO position and an exciting career change, please submit your cover letter, resume (outlining related experience and qualifications), salary expected and three supervisory references to ladrconsulting@sasktel.net or mail marked confidential to the R.M. of Frenchman Butte No. 501 Attn: Bonnie Mills Midgley, Reeve at Box 180, Paradise Hill, SK S0M 2G0

This competition will remain open until a candidate is selected so please apply ASAP!

For further information do not hesitate to email ladrconsulting@sasktel.net

We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Thank you for your interest in working for the RM of Frenchman Butte No. 501.

OFFICE ASSISTANT- Town of Cut Knife

Date Posted: August 13, 2019

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.

Wage is dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Please email townofcutknife@sasktel.net or mail resumes to:

Town of Cut Knife
Box 130, Cut Knife Saskatchewan, S0M 0N0

Deadline is September 1, 2019

ADMINISTRATOR- R.M. of Heart's Hill No. 352

Date Posted: August 12, 2019

The R. M. of Heart’s Hill No. 352 is accepting applications for the position of Administrator, with duties to commence as soon as possible.  The office is located in the Town of Luseland that has a full range of amenities including K-12 school.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum Class “C” Certificate or equivalent.  Experience with MuniSoft programs and Microsoft Word and Excel is preferred.  Consideration will be given to applicants who do not possess the minimum certification but are currently enrolled in or eligible to enroll in the Local Government Administration Program through the University of Regina.  The present Administration is willing to train an individual for the position. 

The position offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package and pension plan.

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

Applicants are invited to submit a detailed resume including education, references and salary expectations no later than 5:00 p.m. August 31, 2019 to:

R.M. of Heart’s Hill No. 352
Box 458
Luseland, Sask.  S0L 2A0
Phone: 306-372-4224
Fax: 306-372-4770
E-mail: rm352@sasktel.net

MAINTENANCE 5- Town of Gravelbourg

Date Posted: August 08, 2019

The Town of Gravelbourg is seeking to fill a vacancy in the Maintenance department at a level of a Maintenance 5 or 6.  Preference will be given to internal candidates meeting the requirements of this position.  The ideal candidate would have a Public Works background with boiler experience and a class one in Water treatment and Wastewater collection.  The duties of this position include operating equipment to excavate charged utilities, working inside cages in trenches, regular standby on weekends, garbage collection, working outside for long periods of time in inclement weather, lifting and carrying fifty pounds unassisted.  This position is in scope. Position and wage will follow the Collective Agreement.  Experience with, multiple pieces of equipment, Fire Hydrants, Confined space training, Welding, and, H2S alive will be considered an asset.

Duties of this position will include but are not limited to:

  • Water & Sewer main repairs
  • Water and Sewer service repairs
  • Regular Weekend On-Call work
  • Operating excavation, compaction, hauling & leveling equipment
  • Driving Town vehicles
  • Lagoon maintenance
  • Monitoring & Servicing Boilers in the Town’s Buildings
  • Assisting Arena staff
  • Operating Arena Equipment
  • Shop & Equipment cleanup

Skills, Experience & Qualifications Required

  • Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Valid Saskatchewan Class 5 Driver’s license with an acceptable Driver’s Abstract          
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Persons with five (5) or More Years of Experience in Public Works and Utilities or working in a similar occupation will be given preference.
  • Valid Certifications in Water Distribution Level 1, Wastewater Collection & Treatment Level 1 or willing to obtain the necessary certification within a reasonable period of time.

Closing Date : Monday August 26, 2019 at 4 PM.

How to Apply:

Please forward your Resume, Cover Letter and a list of 3 References to: Dustin Aitken, Public Works Manager via email to eng@gravelbourg.ca, via fax to 306-648-3400 or in person at the Town of Gravelbourg Office Monday – Friday 8am to 5pm.

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted. Thank you.

ADMINISTRATOR- R.M. of Hoodoo No. 401

Date Posted: August 06, 2019

An exciting and diverse career in municipal administration is waiting for you!  On behalf of our client, the Rural Municipality of Hoodoo, we are searching for a Rural Municipal Administrator to join their team in Cudworth.  As the Administrator you will be integral to the operations of the rural municipality while being the main point of contact between ratepayers, councils and governments. You will have the ability to contribute to the overall sustainability of the community as well be in touch with everything within the municipality including fire protection services to taxation to celebrating community milestones.  If you are looking for a diverse and challenging career that is rewarding and offers a chance to make a real difference within the community this may be the role for you!

Reporting to Council, the Administrator is responsible for the overall administration, financial management and human resources management of the municipality. The Administrator must maintain a professional code of conduct, demonstrate integrity, and exercise sound business judgement in carrying out the responsibilities consistent with the R.M. of Hoodoo’s strategic plan.

Responsibilities

Administration:

The Administrator is the administrative head of the municipality and is responsible for the overall administration of the municipality including:

  • Meetings of Council – preparing and organizing all meeting agendas; recording the minutes of all municipal meetings; and providing council with sound advice on all aspects of municipal governance and legislative requirements.
  • By-laws – ensuring all required bylaws and resolutions are in-place and up to date; preparing resolutions and by-laws for the municipality.
  • Implementing council priorities – ensuring the policies, programs and services of the municipality are implemented; monitoring, evaluating and reporting back to council on the policies, programs and services of the municipality; and answering all public requests, inquiries and / or complaints, and ensuring a high standard of customer service.

Financial Management:

Sound financial management is critical to the successful operation of the municipality. The duties of the Administrator in this regard are far reaching, including:

  • Preparing the annual financial plan – presenting options for the annual operating and capital budgets for council’s consideration.
  • Monitoring the financial plan – preparing the monthly financial statements, an annual financial statement and cash flow projections as required.
  • Controlling the day-to-day accounting i.e. the accounts payable, accounts receivable, tax collections, payroll, monthly bank reconciliations and investments.
  • This also includes ensuring that accurate records and books are kept of all the financial affairs of the municipality, and making adjustments, as required, to the municipality’s financial plan.
  • Reporting – providing council with up-to-date financial information on a regular and timely basis, ensuring that exceptions and issues are clearly identified, providing the province with financial information and reports as required by legislation / agreements, working with the auditors when they are conducting the annual financial audit of the municipality and providing financial information to the public as required.
  • Taxation process – administering the entire taxation process, including the property assessment process, levying and collection of taxes and the tax enforcement process.

Human Resource Management:

The Administrator works with council in the management and supervision of the employees of the municipality. Specific duties may include:

  • Recruitment and development of employees – including hiring, training, evaluating, promoting and dismissing employees.
  • Developing a human resource recruitment / retention plan.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Applicant must possess a Rural Class “C” Certificated in Local Government Authority with preference given to Rural Class “A”.  A degree in Commerce, Business or Public Administration from an accredited university or an accounting designation would be deemed an asset. A two-year Public Administration Certificate/Diploma from an approved technical institute would also be considered.
  • Strong proven financial management skills including proven experience with financial operations; operating and capital budgeting and assessment and taxation processes.
  • Sound ability to demonstrate support for innovation and for organizational changes needed to improve the municipality’s effectiveness; initiate, sponsor and implement organizational change; and help other’s to successfully manage organizational change
  • Ability to develop, implement and evaluate programs, policies and procedures.
  • Experience working at the management level including the ability to direct, supervise and evaluate the performance of administrative personnel through effective and sound communication.
  • Ability to lead, direct and manage program and policy development and delivery.
  • Strong decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Experience working with Munisoft Municipal Accounting Software would be considered an asset.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

If you are interested in municipal administration, are of the highest integrity, enjoy meeting people, have a strong accounting background and would like to make your home in a rural setting where a progressive community spirit remains alive and well, this may be the career for you.

If you feel you have the demonstrated background and are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please forward your resume to Kelly.chopty@mnp.ca or call 250-734-4329.

ADMINISTRATOR- R.M. of Clayton No. 333

Date Posted: August 02, 2019

The RM of Clayton No. 333 invites you to apply for a rewarding career in a progressive Rural Municipality. We are ideally situated in east central Saskatchewan, surrounded by rolling hills, bordering the Porcupine Forest, almost every outdoor activity imaginable and close to two urban centres with great amenities as well as being within 1 hour of Yorkton.  If you are looking for a challenging, fast paced employment opportunity with an excellent wage and benefits package let your aspirations become a reality, we are a progressive Municipality with the development of an OCP underway and Asset Management being up to date with the use of PubWorks and part of the East Central Municipal Alliance.  Salary based on the RMAA Salary Schedule.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

The Administrator key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Municipal accounting, strong fiscal management, working with a large budget and significant grant applications;
  • Solid understanding of all applicable legislation; processing of bylaws, policies and procedures; conducting elections, records retention, LAFOIPP, etc.
  • Municipal taxation and maintenance of assessment records;
  • Preparation for all Council meetings, including agendas, reports, correspondence and minutes;
  • Attendance at all Council meetings;
  • Overseeing capital projects, tenders and contracts;
  • Maintaining positive public relations and supervising multiple staff;
  • Leading a great team through progressive change while ensuring all municipal functions are carried out in a confidential, efficient, accurate and collaborative manner, in accordance with municipal legislation, policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

  • This position requires a minimum Rural Class “C” Certificate with preference given to applicants with a Rural Class “A” Certificate who are willing to mentor, we employ an assistant who has just begun the LGA classes.
  • In addition to the above, preference will be given to candidates with 3-5 years local government experience, an accounting certificate/designation and/or a university degree in a related field. 
  • Excellent oral and written communications is required.
  • Experience in Microsoft Word, Windows, Excel and general computer applications is essential and knowledge of MuniSoft considered an asset, we also us AllNet as we are a paperless Municipality, as well as Text2Car.

If you are seeking a municipal Administrator position and an exciting career change, please submit your cover letter, resume (outlining related experience and qualifications), salary expected and three supervisory references to rm333@sasktel.net or mail marked confidential to the R.M. of Clayton No. 333 Attn: Duane Hicks, Reeve at Box 220, Hyas, SK S0A 1K0.

This competition will remain open until a candidate is selected so please apply ASAP!

For further information do not hesitate to email rm333@sasktel.net.

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