Employment Opportunities

ADMINISTRATOR - Town of Cut Knife

Date Posted: February 14, 2020

Town of Cut Knife is offering a career opportunity as an Administrator for the municipality. Preference would be that the candidate have experience with the Munisoft software ledgers as well as the Microsoft office software. Ideally a certification in place would be a definite asset. However with adequate business experience and willingness to obtain the LGA certificate would be required.

For more information
please call 306-398-7617.
Resumes can be sent to:
gwennkaye@gmail.com
or by mail to
Gwenn Kaye PO BOX 452
Cut Knife SK S0M 0N0

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER - Town of Gravelbourg

Date Posted: February 13, 2020

The Town of Gravelbourg is a vibrant community located in Southern Saskatchewan and is home to 1,083 residents. Our town is known for its rich heritage that translates in the many heritage buildings around town, most notably our National Historic Tri-complex, the Co-Cathedral, the historic Bishop Residence and the Convent of Jesus and Mary.

Over the years, immigrants from over 20 nationalities have made Gravelbourg their home and make our town a multicultural hub, contributing to our rich culture and our business community, which consists of over 100 small businesses.

Gravelbourg offers a unique quality of life with its modern recreational facilities, excellent educational services and all the amenities you may expect of a larger urban center.

Position:

Under the direction of Council, the Chief Administrative Officer is responsible for the administration of the municipality in accordance with The Municipal Act and related statutes, provincial regulations, and by-laws, policies and procedures as established by Council.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Accurate and confidential record keeping.
  • Taking and preparation of minutes
  • Compliance with Privacy Legislation Requirements
  • Maintain, develop and implement By-laws and contracts/agreements as required by Council
  • Provide advice to Council on policies, programs, capital projects, new initiatives.
  • Strategic and Financial Planning
  • Provide leadership and direction to staff.
  • Develop strong relationships with Council members and members of the community.
  • Ability to communicate in French an asset but not a requirement.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Standard Certificate in Local Government Authority with 3 – 5 years of experience as a Chief Administrative Officer.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate positively with members of council and the public.
  • Strong decision-making skills.

The Town of Gravelbourg offers a comprehensive benefit package.  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.

Position will be filled once a suitable candidate is retained but would request resumes be received by March 30th, 2020.

Qualified candidates are requested to submit a detailed resume and cover letter, with references to:

Gravelbourg Town Council “Confidential”
Box 359
Gravelbourg SK S0H 1X0
Fax: 306-648-3400
Email:  mayor.robertbowler@gravelbourg.ca

ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATOR- R.M. of McKillop No. 220

Date Posted: February 12, 2020

The RM of McKillop No. 220 invites applications for a qualified Assistant Administrator.  This position provides support to the Chief Administrative Officer while working as part of team to support other municipal departments/positions.

The RM of McKillop No. 220 is located just 45 minutes driving distance northwest of the City of Regina. The Rural Municipality of McKillop No. 220 (RM) is a diverse, scenic community with a reported 1800 ratepayers. The RM consists of five full townships and four partial townships along with 945 subdivided residential lots found in 20 resort communities located along the east shore of Last Mountain Lake.  The 20 resort communities are comprised of 9 Organized Hamlets and 11 Unorganized Hamlets.

The successful candidate will have the following:

·         Experience with budgeting, financial operations, assessment, taxation and general office management

·         The ability to communicate with and work alongside staff members, council and the public. This includes experience with both written and verbal communication

·         Strong computer skills including proficient use of Microsoft Word and Excel

·         Knowledge of Munisoft computer software

·         Leadership, communication and organizational skills.

This position will be scheduled to work 3-4 days per week and offers a competitive wage and a comprehensive employee benefit plan.

Municipal Government experience including having a Local Government Administration Certificate or the willingness to work toward certification will be considered an asset.

Applications for the above position will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on March 12, 2020. Your cover letter and resume may be delivered by email, postal mail or in person to:

Brandi Morissette, CAO
R.M. of McKillop No. 220
P. O. Box 220
Bulyea, Saskatchewan
S0G L0

** Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

SEASONAL MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL - R.M. of Orkney No. 244

Date Posted: February 10, 2020

The R.M. of Orkney No. 244 is now accepting applications for a Full-Time Seasonal Maintenance Personnel. Duties would include the operation of a mower, tractor, and grader, maintenance on all equipment and any other duties as assigned. Position requires capability of some heavy lifting and experience in basic mechanics. Applicant must be organized and have the ability to cope with stress. Applicants must hold a valid driver’s licence. Holding valid certificates in:  Power Mobile Equipment, Transportation of Dangerous Goods, WHIMAS, Chainsaw Operating and CPR and First Aid are an asset. The Position requires an ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Wage is dependant on experience.

Only those qualified applicants will be contacted. Forward resume with references, stating expected wage and tentative start date, experience, qualifications and certification(s) held by noon on March 11, 2020 to:

R.M. of Orkney No. 244
26 Fifth Avenue North, Yorkton, SK.  S3N 0Y8
Phone: (306)782-2333
Fax: (306)782-5177
Email: orkney@sasktel.net

SEASONAL EQUIPMENT OPERATOR - R.M. of Prairie Rose No. 309

Date Posted: February 10, 2020

The R.M. of Prairie Rose #309 is located in the Village of Jansen which is east of the Town of Lanigan along highway 16. The R.M. is accepting applications for the following positions:

-          Seasonal Equipment Operator

Work to commence mid-March beginning of April weather depending. Preference will be given to applicants who are able to operate a grader, loader, tractor with mower, scraper, etc. A valid driver’s license is required with a minimum 3A endorsement.

Duties to include, but are not limited to:

-          Mowing ditches

-          Culvert and Sign installation and maintenance

-          Equipment maintenance and repair

-          Duties as directed by the Foreman and Council

-          Grading of municipal roads

Interested individuals should submit their resume including driver’s abstract, qualifications, work experience, three work references and wage expectation by February 28th, 2020 to:

R.M. of Prairie Rose
Attn: Melissa Dieno - CAO
Box 89, Jansen, SK
S0K 2B0
 
Or fax to: (306) 364-2088                   Email to: rm309@jansen.ca
 
Thank you to all for applying, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

ADMINISTRATOR (MAT LEAVE) - R.M. of Lawtonia No. 135

Date Posted: February 07, 2020

The R. M. of Lawtonia No. 135 invites applications for a qualified administrator due to the maternity leave of the current administrator.  Start date is expected to be June 1, 2020 but the successful candidate could be employed earlier to spend time with the current administrator.

The municipal office is located in the Village of Hodgeville on Highway 19, 34 km. South of #1 Highway and 100 km SE of Swift Current.

The Administrator reports directly to Council and works co-operatively with Council in all operations of the municipality.  The Administrator also works closely with the municipal Foreman and other outside employees.

Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following qualifications:

1) Rural Class >C= (or higher) Certificate in Local Government Administration but other combinations of experience and education will be considered.

2) Experience with the R & M computer system

3) Management, communication and organizational skills

A competitive salary will be offered in accordance with education and experience and the SARM Suggested Salary Schedule.   The RM also offers a comprehensive benefits package and a pension plan.

Interested individuals are invited to submit a detailed resume including qualifications, work experience, three references and wage expectations as soon as possible.

If you require more information please contact the RM office.  Council wishes to thank all applicants.  Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

R. M. of Lawtonia No. 135
Box 10
Hodgeville, SK   S0H 2B0
Phone: (306) 677-2266;   Fax: (306) 677-2446; Email: rm135@sasktel.net

FINANCIAL OFFICER - R.M. of Meadow Lake No. 588

Date Posted: February 06, 2020

The RM of Meadow Lake (www.rmofmeadowlake.com) is located south of the beautiful Meadow Lake Provincial Park in the northwestern arable portion of Saskatchewan.  With a population of just over 2,500 residents, the Rural Municipality (RM) includes the Hamlet of South Waterhen Lake, and encompasses but does not administer, the City of Meadow Lake, Village of Dorintosh, Greig Lake, Meadow Lake Provincial Park, as well as several First Nation reserves (including Eagle Lake 165C, Flying Dust First Nation No. 105, Meadow Lake 105A, Thunderchild First Nation 115D, and Waterhen 130).  The RM prides itself in being home to several industrial sites such as the Meadow Lake OSB Mill, NorSask Forest Products, the Meadow Lake Mechanical Pulp Mill, as well as numerous small businesses including farming and ranching.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Financial Officer is a key member of the leadership team and is responsible for the overall day-to-day financial operations of the RM.  Together with the CAO, the Financial Officer will oversee a total budget of approximately $6M and assist with other Financial, HR, and Administrative matters as required. 

The successful candidate will possess the following, or an acceptable combination:

  • A post-secondary education in Business or Public Administration, Finance & Accounting, or a combination of equivalent education and experience.
  • Accounting designation and/or significant experience in finance or accounting, along with a strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Account Practices (GAAP).
  • Level “C” certification in Rural Local Government Administration, or the willingness to obtain this certification.
  • Knowledge of accounting practices, computer programming, local governance and best municipal practices
  • Experience in Human Resource management is an asset.
  • Senior leadership and management experience within a municipal operation is required.
  • Experience with, and an appreciation for the importance of up-to-date asset management.  
  • Familiarity with systems with an aptitude and interest in IT and other technology.
  • An understanding and appreciation of rural life would be an advantage.  

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

MANAGER OF PUBLIC WORKS - R.M. of Meadow Lake No. 588

Date Posted: February 06, 2020

The RM of Meadow Lake (www.rmofmeadowlake.com) is located south of the beautiful Meadow Lake Provincial Park in the northwestern arable portion of Saskatchewan.  With a population of just over 2,500 residents, the Rural Municipality (RM) includes the Hamlet of South Waterhen Lake, and encompasses but does not administer, the City of Meadow Lake, Village of Dorintosh, Greig Lake, as well as several First Nation reserves (including Eagle Lake 165C, Flying Dust First Nation No. 105, Meadow Lake 105A, Thunderchild First Nation 115D, and Waterhen 130).  The RM prides itself in being home to several industrial sites such as the Meadow Lake OSB Mill, NorSask Forest Products, the Meadow Lake Mechanical Pulp Mill, as well as numerous small businesses including farming and ranching.

Reporting to the CAO, the Manager of Public Works is responsible to ensure quality municipal services are provided to the residents and property owners of the RM of Meadow Lake in an efficient and effective manner.  The Manager will oversee a department budget of approximately $4M and provide overall leadership and direction to 17 FT public works staff in a unionized environment.  The Manager will plan, organize, direct and evaluate the activities and personnel involved in maintaining, repairing and assist in constructing the municipal road infrastructure and supporting facilities and equipment. 

The successful candidate will possess the following, or an acceptable combination:

  • A relevant combination of education and experience is required.
  • Solid leadership skills with the capability to lead, inspire, motivate, and mentor staff.
  • Proven municipal experience in all aspects of gravel and paved road maintenance and construction.
  • Proven ability to communicate, and work effectively with, people from all walks of life and backgrounds including: staff, internal and external stakeholders, contractors and consultants, Provincial government departments, as well as the general public.
  • Familiarity with local, provincial, and federal government and regulatory legislation.
  • A valid Class 1A Operator’s License is required.
  • A solid working knowledge of OH&S Safety Standards and Practices, as well as the ability and desire to implement and enforce them.

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

MUNICIPAL ADMINISTRATOR- R.M. of Newcombe No. 260

Date Posted: January 30, 2020

The RM of Newcombe is currently accepting applications for an Administrator.  The RM Office is located in Glidden, SK which is 26 km South of Kindersley. 

The incumbent should possess excellent communication, public relations, and time management skills, as well as accounting and computer experience.  Knowledge of MuniSoft software would be an asset. For a complete list of duties contact the RM office.

The successful applicant should, at minimum, have or be eligible for, a Rural Class “C” certificate.  The RM of Newcombe No. 260 offers a competitive salary schedule and a comprehensive benefit package.

Applicants should submit a detailed resume, outlining related experience and qualifications, including references and salary expected. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Apply to : 

Monica Buddecke, Administrator
R.M. of Newcombe No. 260
P.O. Box 40
Glidden, SK
S0L 1H0
Phone:  306-463-3338
Fax:  306-463-4748

ADMINISTRATOR/ADMINISTRATIVE TRAINEE - R.M. of Tramping Lake No. 380

Date Posted: January 30, 2020

The Rural Municipality of Tramping Lake No. 380 invites applications for a qualified Administrator or Administrative Trainee due to the retirement of the current administrator.  The approximate start date will be July 1, 2020, depending on the experience of the successful applicant and the amount of on-the-job training required.

The municipal office is located in Scott, Saskatchewan approximately 4 kilometres south off of Highway #14 between Unity and Wilkie.

The Administrator reports directly to Council and works co-operatively with Council in all operations of the municipality and in accordance with the policies and bylaws established by Council and by provincial legislation.  The Administrator also works closely with the municipal foreman and other outside employees.

Qualified Administrators who apply must possess the following:

  1. Rural Class “C” (or higher) Certificate in Local Government Administration but other combinations of experience and education will be considered.
  2. Experience with budgeting, financial operations, assessment, taxation and general office management.
  3. Experience with the Munisoft computer system.
  4. Management, communication and organizational skills.

Administrative Trainees who apply must be willing to complete or have completed the University of Regina’s Local Government Administration Program.

This permanent, full-time position offers a competitive salary in accordance with the SARM Suggested Salary Schedule along with a comprehensive benefits package and a pension plan.

Interested individuals are invited to submit a detailed resume outlining qualifications, work experience, three work-related references and wage expectations by April 1, 2020.

For additional information, please contact the RM Office.  Council wishes to thank all applicants.  Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

RM of Tramping Lake No. 380
Box 129, Scott, SK    S0K 4A0
Phone:  (306) 247-2033

SEASONAL OPERATOR- R.M. of King George No. 256

Date Posted: January 30, 2020

The R.M. of King George No.256 invites applicants to apply for the position of a full-time, seasonal mower operator. Duties are to commence April 1, 2020.

Primary duties will include:

  • complete spraying of weeds, rock picking and mowing grass throughout the R.M;
  • ensuring vehicle and equipment are operated in a safe manner, following speed limits and safe handling procedures of chemicals;
  • maintenance of municipal equipment;
  • manual labour as required (sign installation, culvert installation and repair, etc.);
  • other duties as prescribed.

Applicant must:

  • possess a valid driver’s license; clean driving abstract
  • be able to lift up to 45kg/100 lbs.;
  • have good interpersonal skills;
  • be willing to be supervised and take direction from Supervisor/Manager;
  • have good communication and documentation skills.

Experience is an asset in maintenance and operation of heavy equipment. A sprayer applicators license is an asset, or must be willing to obtain.

Powered Mobile Equipment (PME) certificate considered an asset

Rate of pay will correspond with experience. The R.M. of King George No. 256 participates in the SARM disability and health programs, and in the Municipal Employees Pension Plan.

Please submit a resume, proof of a valid driver’s license and driver’s abstract by 4:00 p.m., February 21, 2020 to: R.M. of  King George No. 256, 100 Main Street., Box 100, Dinsmore, SK, S0L 0T0, email: rm256@sasktel.net, fax: 306-846-2999

The R.M. of King George No. 256 thanks all applicants for their interest in this position; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

JUNIOR PLANNER - Town of Lumsden and R.M. of Lumsden No. 189

Date Posted: January 30, 2020

Nestled in the beautiful Qu’Appelle Valley, one of Canada’s prettiest towns, Lumsden offers a country pace lifestyle with a full range of social, recreational and cultural opportunities for all ages and interests. A growing, vibrant and friendly community only minutes away from the City of Regina, has an active artistic and strong community spirit supported by the residents living in the Town and surrounding Rural Municipality. The population of the area is over 3700 and growing with new residential and commercial developments.

Junior Planner

A recent evaluation of administrative services which serve both the Town of Lumsden and Rural Municipality of Lumsden No.189, led to the creation of this new position.

Reporting to the Director of Planning & Development, the Junior Planner will play a key role in assisting the Director with work that requires the application of professional planning techniques and principles. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide professional and technical support to the Director of Planning & Development.
  • Deliver timely, effective and correct assessment and implementation of the Zoning, Building and Official Community Plan bylaws.
  • Monitoring of development and building permit progress and completion of developer responsibilities.
  • Review drawings, specifications, plans and applications to make sure they comply with municipal specifications.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to the public on planning inquiries, municipal policies and processes.
  • Provide recommendations regarding Zoning Bylaw, Official Community Plan Bylaw and other planning related bylaw amendments to the Director of Planning & Development.
  • Contribute to the preparation of new or amendment to existing bylaws, policies or initiatives.
  • Assist in arranging and executing public hearings and other forums for public participation.
  • Post public notices and update municipal websites with relevant information.
  • Perform routine office tasks including data entry, file management, copying, inquiry response and other duties as assigned.

Successful Applicants will:

  • Have a university degree in urban and/or rural planning or a related discipline, or work experience;
  • Have their CIP/SPPI membership or eligibility for membership;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of land development and municipal policy planning;
  • Working knowledge of Saskatchewan’s planning legislation, land registration system and municipal planning processes;
  • Enjoy direct liaison with clients and government approval agencies;
  • Demonstrate proven Intermediate or stronger Microsoft Office skills;
  • Demonstrate design software and GIS skills using: ArcGIS and AutoCAD;
  • Possess project coordination skills and experience;
  • Possess critical thinking and interpersonal skills;
  • Possess a very strong attention to detail and time management skills;
  • Have strong visual and graphic communication skills;
  • Understand the importance of initiative, independence and problem solving;
  • Have the capacity to work collaboratively, merging the areas of planning, architecture, design, and landscape architecture for the public interest;
  • Demonstrate excellent English written and oral communication skills;
  • Possess a valid driver's license.

Compensation:

The salary range is sufficiently broad to attract candidates who are starting their professional career and have the potential to grow into the position and to candidates who have the background and experience to fulfill the job expectations with limited on-the-job training and assistance. 

If you are interested in receiving more information or exploring this opportunity further, please contact Monica Merkosky, Chief Administrative Officer at (306) 731-2404.

Review of applications will begin on February 18, 2020 however the position will remain open until filled.  Qualified candidates for the position should apply by submitting their application and resume to town.lumsden@sasktel.net.  The start date for this position is March 2, 2020 if a suitable candidate is found.

To learn more about the Town of Lumsden and RM of Lumsden No. 189 please visit http://www.lumsden.ca.

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

LEAD HAND OPERATOR -R.M. of Prairie Rose No. 309

Date Posted: January 17, 2020

The RM of Prairie Rose #309 is accepting applications for a full time, year round,

Lead Hand Operator

position with the municipality. Position to commence March 15th, 2020.

Applicants must have experience in the operation and maintenance of a grader; a valid class 5 driver’s license is required. Experience in the operation of other equipment such as excavators, tractors, and mowers, etc., as well as a class 3A or 1A license would be considered assets. Applicants must have the ability to manage and organize daily duties; and work with minimal supervision as required.

Duties include but not limited to: operate a grader to complete road maintenance, grading, gravel reclamation, minor road construction, installation of culverts and signs, service and maintenance of equipment and other duties as assigned. The successful applicant will take direction from the RM Foreman and must have good interpersonal skills to work with management and other employees. The RM offers an excellent benefits package and pension plan. We offer a competitive wage based on experience and direct deposit.

Please submit resume with experience, drivers abstract, 3 references and copies of all certification by 4:00 pm Friday, Feb. 28th, 2020 to:

RM of Prairie Rose #309
Attn: Melissa Dieno CAO
Box 89, Jansen, SK
S0K 2B0

Or email to rm309@jansen.ca // fax to 306-364-2088

Questions please call: 306-364-2013

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

GRAVEL/EQUIPMENT OPERATOR - R.M. of Marriott No. 317

Date Posted: January 16, 2020

The Rural Municipality of Marriott No. 317
Invites applications for the position of Municipal Gravel Truck Operator

 

The RM of Marriott No. 317 is West Centrally located in Saskatchewan, half way between the communities of Biggar and Rosetown, and is accepting applications for a Municipal Gravel Truck Operator. This is a seasonal position with the possibility of being extended to full time. Primary duties would include completing the RM’s Annual Gravelling Program, loading hauling, and spreading gravel on municipal roads.

Eligible applicants should possess the following qualifications:

  • Load, truck, and spread gravel using RM owned equipment to complete annual road gravelling needs, while tracking loads and qualities hauled.
  • A valid Class 1 driver’s license is required and a clean driver abstract may be requested.
  • Additional duties may include but are not limited to stockpiling material, hauling rocks, culvert installation, equipment repairs, signage, and shop work
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate the following would be considered an asset:
    • Ability to operate scrapers, dozers, graders, tractors and other heavy equipment
    • A basic mechanical aptitude.

Salary will be negotiated based on experience and qualifications. The RM offers an excellent health & dental plan as well as a pension plan. This position has an expected start date of May 1, 2020, however this date is flexible and an alternative start date may be negotiated.

Please forward resumes stating experience, qualifications and a minimum of three references by March 6, 2020 to:

RM of Marriott No. 317
Box 366
Rosetown, SK S0L 2V0
Phone: (306) 882-4030
Fax: (306) 882-4401
Email: rm317@sasktel.net


The RM wishes to thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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