If you enjoy working outside and are committed to customer service, come join the Alberta Parks Maintenance Service Team. Various Alberta Parks locations are 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 provincial parks in Central Alberta. The Maintenance Service Worker Lead Hands will oversee the team and work closely with Maintenance Service Worker Supervisors and the District Maintenance Foreman. See Park placement descriptions.
||Maintenance Service Workers & Lead Hands
Maintenance Service Worker 1
/ Maintenance Service Worker 2
||Various Locations (See Park placement descriptions)
|Rate of Pay:
$19.40 – $27.30/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:
- Providing routine and preventative maintenance on all infrastructure, including campgrounds, trail systems, day use sites, buildings, vehicles and equipment
- Performing routine custodial and cleaning duties, lawn maintenance and minor repairs of facilities
- Managing custodial inventories, as required
- Being familiar with and practicing all pertinent occupational health & safety (OH&S) policies, procedures and protocols
The Maintenance Service Worker Lead Hand is also responsible for:
- Providing direct supervision to maintenance workers
- Coordinating and documenting routine and preventative maintenance on all infrastructure in the park
- Reviewing and approving timesheets for Maintenance Service Workers
- Following all Government of Alberta purchasing policies and directives
- Fleet Management/IT coordination
- Good working knowledge in the operation, maintenance and safety of small equipment, hand tools and power tools
- 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
- Valid Class 5 Operator's License
- Recognized current Standard First Aid Certificate
- Previous supervisory experience considered an asset for Supervisor position
- Air Brake Q Endorsement on Driver's License
- WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) training
- Carpentry, plumbing and/or electrical experience
- Experience with water and wastewater facility operation
- Computer skills
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 September (or later), depending on operational requirements.
- 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.
- Maintenance Service Worker 1: Approximately $19.40–$23.33 per hour (plus 11.2% in lieu of benefits)
- Maintenance Service Worker 2 (Lead Hand): Approximately $22.52-27.30 per hour (plus 11.2% in lieu of benefits)
- 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
- We are recruiting to positions in several locations. Check park placement descriptions for details.
- Please specify in your cover letter your preferred work location(s): Aspen Beach, Pigeon Lake, Red Lodge, Jarvis Bay, Crimson Lake, Prairie Creek-Ram, Miquelon Lake, Cooking Lake-Blackfoot, Dillberry, Gooseberry, Midland, William A. Switzer, Pierre Grey's Lakes, Pembina River, and Carson Pegasus Provincial Park.
- Please email your application (resume, cover letter and any other documents in one MS Word file or PDF) with the subject line "MSW-Preferred location(s)- Last name, First name" and either "Worker" or "Lead Hand". 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-Preferred location(s)-Last name, First name" and either "Worker" or "Lead Hand" is clearly marked.
Parks Division, Central Region
Alberta Environment & Parks
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.