If you enjoy working outside and are committed to customer service, come join our Maintenance Service Team. Carson-Pegasus Provincial Park, Pierre Grey's Lakes Provincial Park, and William A. Switzer Provincial Park 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 Park day use areas, trails, and campgrounds.
The Maintenance Service Worker Lead Hand will oversee the team of Maintenance Service Workers, and work closely with the District Maintenance Foreman.
||Maintenance Service Worker and Lead Hand
Maintenance Service Worker 1
/ Maintenance Service Worker 2
(40 hours/week hours/week)
||Grande Cache, Hinton, Whitecourt
|Rate of Pay:
(Plus 11.2% in lieu of benefits and holidays)
||February 28, 2021
As part of the maintenance team, you strive to maintain and provide Alberta Parks’ high standards to ensure quality customer service and safety is provided at all times.
Specific responsibilities for a Maintenance Service Worker include:
- Performing routine custodial and cleaning duties of park facilities
- Lawn maintenance and minor repairs of facilities
- Performing routine and preventative maintenance on infrastructure, vehicles and equipment
- Completing trail and signage projects
- Reporting all maintenance concerns accordingly
- Being familiar with and practicing all pertinent occupational health & safety (OH&S) policies, procedures and protocols
- Completing administrative tasks such as timesheets, expense claims, commencement and termination paperwork, and online courses
In addition to the above, the Maintenance Service Worker Lead responsibilities also include:
- Providing leadership and guidance to maintenance service workers on daily tasks planned by Maintenance Services Supervisor
- Responsible for reporting back to Supervisor on completed tasks
- Identify any maintenance requirements throughout park and report back to Supervisor
- Working alongside maintenance service workers and ensuring daily activities and projects are completed to a high standard
- 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
- Ability to follow OH&S procedures and protocols
- Capable of performing demanding physical tasks
- Valid driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract
- Recognized current Standard First Aid Certificate
- Experience or a background in cleaning
In addition to the above, the Maintenance Service Worker Lead requirements also include:
- Experience leading staff in field operations, with the ability to prioritize tasks accordingly
- WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) training
- Carpentry, plumbing and/or electrical experience
- Computer skills
- Chainsaw certification
In addition to the above, the Maintenance Service Worker Lead assets also include:
- Carpentry, plumbing and/or electrical experience
- Experience with water and wastewater facility operation
- OHV certification
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.
- Build Collaborative Environments: This position is one component of a larger work environment that includes other program areas therefore, it's important to understand how this position contributes to achieving broader Alberta Environment & Parks goals.
- 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
- Various start dates beginning in late April/May, with end dates in September (or later), depending on operational requirements.
- Final Candidates may be required to provide a driver's abstract (will be reimbursed).
- Shift and weekend work will be required.
- This position requires working outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.
- Maintenance Service Worker 1: Approximately $19.60–$23.57 per hour (plus 11.2% in lieu of benefits)
- Maintenance Service Worker 2 (Lead Hand): Approximately $22.75-$27.58 per hour (plus 11.2% in lieu of benefits)
- 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
Online application is required. Please click here to apply to the Maintenance Service Worker position, and here to apply to the Maintenance Lead Hand position. You will be prompted to create a candidate profile in order to upload your application. Applicants will be able to track the status of their applications through their profile page.
NEW for 2021: If interested in applying for both the Maintenance Service Worker and Lead Hand positions, you must apply on BOTH competitions separately.
- You will be asked in the pre-screening questions which location you would prefer to work at. Applicants are advised to visit Albertaparks.ca to seek out further information on each park location.
- Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.
- It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Services (IQAS) - http:/work.alberta.ca/iqas It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application
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We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.