The City of Yellowknife is an inclusive employer offering a dynamic and rewarding work environment that delivers valuable services to our residents. Working in Local Government provides many opportunities to not only develop your career but also to improve the lives of residents and visitors to Yellowknife! At the City, the diverse backgrounds of our employees help us to create a positive, safe and fun environment for us all. The City is committed to hiring a diverse and skilled workforce that is representative of the community, strengthening our ability to provide high-quality services and excellent customer service to residents. In addition, the City of Yellowknife is committed to reconciliation and implementing actions intended to increase the number of Indigenous peoples who work for the City. The City of Yellowknife welcomes applications from all qualified candidates and encourages Indigenous persons, visible minorities, and persons with a disability to self-declare when submitting their applications.
We are currently seeking a qualified and enthusiastic individual to assume the position of Facilities Maintainer I with the Community Services Department. This position is for a term of approximately six-months.
Under the direction of the Parks & Outdoor Facilities Supervisor, the incumbent performs a variety of tasks associated with the safety, installation, maintenance, operation, and construction of City parks, sports fields and courts, the cemetery and columbarium, City Hall, Wildcat Café, Parks shop, heritage sites, monuments, green space street scaping, asphalt stamping, and outdoor rink construction/maintenance. This position assists with the City of Yellowknife’s outdoor functions by providing equipment and/or staff for set-up and teardown. The incumbent may be required to fill in for Indoor Facilities Maintainers if operational requirements should arise.
The successful incumbent must possess a Grade 12 education, First Aid/CPR-C/AED certificate, and a valid Class 5 NWT Driver’s Licence. The incumbent must also demonstrate the ability to competently operate equipment such as a loader, skid steer/bobcat, excavator, and dump box trucks as well as a variety of high-pressure pumps and generators. Knowledge of the use of a computer is required. Knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, and some mechanics is also required.
This position pays $27.27 per hour plus a combined vacation travel and housing allowance of $450.00 per month.
Qualified applicants are required to apply no later than September 15, 2022.
Please visit the City of Yellowknife Website at: www.yellowknife.ca to submit your resume.
Please be advised that the City of Yellowknife requires all prospective employees to provide a criminal records check prior to employment. We thank all applicants who apply but advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.