Careers

Seasonal Light/Heavy Equipment Operators

The RM of Sherwood is currently seeking two full-time seasonal Light or Heavy Equipment Operators to start as early as April, 2019. The operators must have a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience operating equipment (such as graders, scrapers, gravel trucks, tractors/mowers, backhoes, etc.) and preference will be given to those who have a class 1A license.  This is a seasonal, unionized position with wages starting between $23.47 – $27.64 depending on qualifications. Operators will be employed from April to September (weather will determine exact end date), with a shift of  10 hours/day or 50 hours/week.

Ready to join our team? Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@rmofsherwood.ca today!


Municipal Planner

The RM of Sherwood is currently seeking a full time Municipal Planner, who will report to the Manager of Planning and Development. The RM of Sherwood offers our employees competitive compensation and benefits packages including our 9% employer matching pension plan, earned days off, leadership development training and more. This is a unionized position.

Responsibilities include:

  • Receive, review, and analyze all applications for rezoning, subdivision, discretionary use, etc. in a timely manner to ensure compliance with the Zoning Bylaw and Official Community Plan; prepare detailed reports and recommendations for Council’s consideration, and obtain comments from government agencies when required.  Handle internal departmental referrals for all applications.
  • Review and collaborate with the Development Officer as required.
  • Work directly with developers, surveyors, stakeholders and the general public.
  • Prepare bylaw amendments, develop policies in compliance with applicable planning legislation, review annexation proposals, and prepare servicing agreements associated with subdivision applications.
  • Provide input on all studies in relation to the Planning & Development department.
  • Develop policy recommendations and assemble and interpret economic, transportation, demographic, land use and environmental data as they apply to planning projects within the RM.
  • Co-ordinate and liaise with government agencies as required and attend and/or organize meetings as required with provincial and federal government agencies and committees, the City of Regina, and community and special interest groups as requested.
  • Keep fully informed of current planning legislation, policies, bylaws and regulations and inform Council of changes and amendments thereto.
  • Attend Council and ratepayer meetings as requested.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications:

  • An undergraduate degree (or Master’s degree) in planning and development preferably from a CIP accredited university, or closely related field,
  • Membership or eligibility for membership with the Canadian Institute of Planners,
  • 3+ years’ experience in the municipal planning field,
  • Possess established knowledge of Saskatchewan legislation and law regarding planning and development,
  • Ability to meet required objectives and guidelines,
  • Knowledge of the planning principles and practices with direct experience in the local government sector,
  • Ability to establish sound and effective working relationships with others,
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to explain complex technical and non-technical issues to Council, residents and stakeholders.

Does this sound like you? If you are ready to join our team, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@rmofsherwood.ca today! We look forward to hearing from you. This position closes April 12th, 2019.


Manager of Public Works

Are you a dynamic, ambitious community leader? Do you consider yourself a self-starter that has the drive to excel in a management position? The RM of Sherwood is looking for an ambitious leader to join our team as the Manager of Public Works. Reporting to the Director of Operations you will manage a unionized workforce of equipment operators to provide services to the RM.  As a forward thinker, you will be using your management skills in an autonomous environment where you can develop short and long term plans that will have the RM of Sherwood at the forefront of growth and development. Sound like you? Send us your resume today! The RM of Sherwood offers competitive compensation and benefits packages to our employees including 9% employer matching municipal pension plan, employer paid benefits and more.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead and champion the RM’s safety policy, including provincial OHS regulations.
  • Lead project teams, provide guidance, direction and support to staff.
  • Hire, supervise and discipline a workforce consisting of unionized heavy and light equipment operators, and casual labourers.
  • Develop and maintain short, mid and long-term plans for the Public Works Division’s operations which include but are not limited to roadway construction and maintenance, asset management, new capital and capital replacement, traffic control/signage, drainage etc.
  • Engage, evaluate estimates from, inspect, supervise and evaluate all subcontractors performing work for the RM.
  • Oversee all municipal equipment.
  • Obtain reports on all damage to the RM equipment or vehicles and arrange necessary repairs.
  • Investigate and report all incidents and vehicle accidents.
  • Maintain and keep current detailed time sheets, log books, maps data and written reports.
  • Oversee and assist with water utility responsibilities.
  • Log, investigate and report to the Director all ratepayer complaints regarding public works.
  • Supervise all bridge maintenance activities.
  • Attend all necessary meetings with staff, contractors, management and Council as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by Director of Operations.

Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 education with some post secondary education relevant to position.
  • Minimum 5 years of supervisory experience.
  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong supervisory skills, including the proven ability to train and motivate staff.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills.
  • Minimum class 5 license.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of road building and maintenance procedures.
  • Knowledge of and ability to implement all applicable provincial and municipal legislation and collective agreements.
  • Professionalism and excellent customer service skills.
  • Current and clean criminal record check.

If you are ready to join our team, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@rmofsherwood.ca by April 18th, 2019! We look forward to hearing from you.