If you enjoy working outside and are committed to customer service, come join our Maintenance Service Team. The Parkland Management Area of Alberta Parks 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 Dillberry Lake, Gooseberry Lake, Dry Island Buffalo Jump, Little Fish Lake and Midland Provincial Parks, and Bleriot Ferry Provincial Recreation Area. The Maintenance Service Worker Lead Hand will oversee the team and work closely with the District Maintenance Foreman.
||Maintenance Service Workers & Lead Hands
Maintenance Service Worker 1
/ Maintenance Service Worker 2
(Up to 40 hours/week hours/week)
||Dillberry Lake Provincial Park, Gooseberry Lake Provincial Park, or Midland Provincial Park group (which includes: Midland, Little Fish Lake and Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Parks and Bleriot Ferry Provincial Recreation Area.)
|Rate of Pay:
$19.40 – $27.30/hr
(Plus 11.2% in lieu of benefits and holidays)
||February 23, 2020
As part of the maintenance team, you strive to maintain and provide Alberta Parks’ high standards to ensure quality customer service at all times. Specific responsibilities for a Maintenance Service Worker 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
- Performing routine and preventative maintenance on comfort camping units
- Being familiar with and practicing all pertinent occupational health & safety (OH&S) policies, procedures and protocols
In addition to the above, the Maintenance Service Lead Hand responsibilities also include:
- Providing direct supervision to maintenance workers
- Coordinating and documenting routine and preventative maintenance on all infrastructure in the park
- May assist with potable water testing
- Follow all Government of Alberta Purchasing Policies and Directives
- 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
- 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
- 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): 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.
- This posting may be used to fill future vacancies.
- Interviews will be held in mid-February at the Waskehegan Staging Area. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
How to Apply
- Please specify in your cover letter your preferred work location(s): Dillberry Lake Provincial Park, Gooseberry Lake Provincial Park or the Midland Provincial Park Group
- Please email your application (resume, cover letter and any other documents in one MS Word file or PDF) with the subject line "MSW-WWD-last name,first name" OR “MSW-Lead Hand-WWD-last name, first name”
- Email applications are preferred
- You can also fax, mail or drop off your application, ensuring that "MSW-WWD" or “MSW-Lead Hand-WWD” is clearly marked.
Parks Division, Central Region
Alberta Environment & Parks
4705 - 49 Avenue
We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.