Rural Municipality of Reciprocity No. 32

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APPLICATION PERIOD CLOSED - Permanent Full Time Public Works Foreman

The Rural Municipality of Reciprocity No. 32 is a progressive R.M. located in the southeast corner of Saskatchewan surrounding the Village of Alida. Operating a fleet of modern equipment, the municipality maintains a road network system of over 300 miles. The municipality is located in the Bakken oilfield near the towns of Carnduff, Oxbow, and Redvers, providing the opportunity to enjoy small town living with access to many amenities.

The Rural Municipality of Reciprocity No. 32 is looking for a self-motivated, career minded individual to fill the position of Full Time Public Works Foreman. This is a year-round, management and working position which will include the following responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and direction to all public works staff;
  • Provide direction and supervision for the maintenance of all municipal infrastructure including but not limited to roads, bridges, signs,         and municipal water wells;
  • Instruct staff in the safe operation and use of equipment and vehicles;
  • Maintain accurate and appropriate records;
  • Purchase supplies and materials;
  • Complete work within the guidelines of all policies and ensure full compliance with legislated requirements (ie: R.M. Policy Manual,             The Municipalities Act, The Saskatchewan Employment Act, Occupational Health & Safety Regulations, etc.);
  • Work with and at the direction of Council to plan, prioritize and implement;
  • Provide Administration with required information as requested;
  • Complete road maintenance including grading, snow removal and ditch mowing;
  • Complete regular preventative maintenance and minor repairs on machines & equipment;
  • Physical labour such as debris removal will be required;
  • And all other duties as assigned or required.

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • At minimum a valid Class 3A license or the willingness to obtain a Class 1A license immediately upon employment;
  • Previous experience operating heavy equipment including but not limited to any of the following: graders, tractors, rotary mowers,               loaders, and highway tractors.
  • Valid First Aid & CPR and WHIMIS Certificate or willingness to obtain immediately upon employment;
  • The ability to establish effective working relationships with Council and other employees’;
  • The ability to communicate in a professional and effective way with the public, referring complex inquires or requests to Council;
  • Competent oral and written communication skills;
  • A willingness to learn and advance ones skills for the purpose of job growth;

The municipality offers a competitive salary based on qualifications, education & experience, as well as a comprehensive benefits package including short- & long-term disability, group life insurance, and a health and dental plan.

Council invites applicants to submit a detailed resume indicating education, experience, and three relevant references by 4:00 p.m. November 5th, 2018 to:

R.M. of Reciprocity No. 32

Box 70 Alida, SK

S0C 0B0

Fax: (306) 443-2287

E-mail: [email protected]

The R.M. of Reciprocity No. 32 thanks all applicants however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.