Red Deer District is looking for highly motivated, well-organized, responsible maintenance support personnel for the operating season. These individuals will be part of a team accountable for providing maintenance and operational duties supporting the day-to-day facility operation of Pigeon Lake Provincial Park and area, located within the David Thompson Management Area (DTMA). The Maintenance Service Worker Supervisor will coordinate and organize the Maintenance Teams and will work closely with District Staff, Visitor Services, Infrastructure Teams, and Conservation Officers within the DTMA.
||Maintenance Service Worker Supervisor
Maintenance Service Worker 3
||Pigeon Lake Provincial Park
|Rate of Pay:
$23.77 – $29.05/hr
(Plus 11.2% in lieu of benefits and holidays)
||February 24, 2019
As part of the maintenance team, you strive to maintain Alberta Parks’ high standards to ensure quality customer service and safety is provided at all times. Specific responsibilities include:
- Provide direct supervision to maintenance Lead Hands, organizing and coordinating routine and preventative maintenance on all infrastructure within the Parks, including campgrounds, trail systems, day use sites, playgrounds, buildings and equipment
- Perform routine custodial and cleaning duties, lawn maintenance and minor repairs of facilities
- Manage custodial inventories, as required
- Coordinate projects through DTMA as needed as well as documenting routine and preventative maintenance on all infrastructure in the park
- Work with Government and Non-government entities in order to complete Parks related projects and ensure works are completed as to guidelines and Occupational Health and Safety Guidelines are followed.
- Audit Park Lead Hands to ensure standards are being maintained and that work is being completed to OH+S guidelines.
- Participate in Park Emergency Response as directed
- Interact with the public is a positive way
- Perform administrative duties as required
- Develop, review and implement proper procedures and safe work practices
The MSW3 will be expected to work as a lead supervisor within the DTMA, providing direction, problem solving to ensure the delivery of safe, clean and enjoyable visits to our Clients throughout the summer camping season.
- Good working knowledge in the operation, maintenance and safety of small equipment, hand tools and power tool
- Past landscape, maintenance custodial or Parks related experience
- Excellent supervisory skills and past experience required
- Excellent communication, organization and teamwork skills
- Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
- Ability to show initiative in taking on and completing new and challenging assignments within set deadlines
- Capable of performing demanding physical tasks
- Computer and administrative skills
- Valid Class 5 Operator's License
- Carpentry, plumbing and/or electrical experience
- Experience with water systems and wastewater facility operation – water samples to be obtained regularly. Certification preferred
- Skid steer certification, excavator, 1 ton truck, commercial mower experience
- Experience in trailering and hauling of equipment
- Working knowledge of Occupations Safety Regulations
- Commercial cleaning experience
- Recognized current Standard First Aid Certificate
- Defensive Driving Certificate (within three years)
Competencies are behaviours that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans.
We encourage you to have an in-depth understanding of the competencies that are required for
this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process.
- Agility: Staff must be agile in order to anticipate and quickly adapt to changing priorities and situations to effectively meet diverse visitor needs
- Creative Problem Solving and Judgement: Occasionally, challenges arise and staff must assess options, understand implications and determine appropriate actions to achieve the necessary solutions
- Systems Thinking: This position is one component of a larger work environment that includes other program areas therefore its important to understand how this positions contributes to achieving broader Alberta Environment & Parks goals
Terms of Employment
- There are various start dates beginning in late April/May, and ending in October (or later), depending on operational requirements.
- Ability to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions
- Final candidates will be required to provide a Criminal Records Check and a driver’s abstract.
- Shift and weekend work will be required.
- This position requires working outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.
- These positions are physically demanding.
- Those selected for an interview must bring three work related references to the interview.
- Shared rental accommodation may be available.
- This posting may be used to fill future vacancies.
How to Apply
- Please email your application (resume, cover letter and any other documents in one MS Word file or PDF) with the subject line "MSW3-DTMA-First name_Last name". Please ensure that this document is saved using the naming convention of your last then first name (Smith,Joe_Resume). Email applications are preferred.
- You can also fax, mail or drop off your application, ensuring that "MSW-DTMA-First name_Last name" is clearly marked.
Environment & Parks
Parks Division, Central Region
Suite 700, Millennium Centre, 4909-49 Street
Red Deer, Alberta
We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.