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 application.
Under the direction of the Fieldhouse Supervisor, the incumbent performs a variety of tasks associated with the maintenance and operation of the Fieldhouse. This position works primarily in the Fieldhouse as outlined but will also rotate into the other Facilities and/or is also responsible to work in the capacity of Grounds Maintainer when required operationally.
The successful incumbent must possess a grade 12 diploma, certification of completion of Building Operations Level 1 & 2 courses (or equivalent), a valid N.W.T. Class 5 Driver’s License with air endorsement, and Standard First Aid/CPR-C/AED certificate is required. Knowledge of Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) is essential. Knowledge of minor equipment and machinery repair and maintenance is required. Familiarity with trades such as plumbing and carpentry is an asset. The requirements of the position are normally obtained through previous experience in a recreation facility setting.
The City of Yellowknife offers an attractive salary starting at $66,966.57 as well as a comprehensive benefits package, including an annual housing allowance of $5400 and defined benefit pension plan.
Qualified applicants are required to apply no later than July 23, 2021.
Please visit the City of Yellowknife Website at: www.yellowknife.ca to submit your resume.
We thank all applicants who apply, but advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted. Personal information submitted will be used for the purposes of this competition only.
Please be advised that the City of Yellowknife requires all prospective employees to provide a criminal records check including a vulnerable sector check prior to employment. We thank all applicants who apply, but advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.