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Feb 18, 2020

If you enjoy working outside and are committed to customer service, come join our Maintenance Service Team. Rocky Mountain House 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 Crimson Lake and Prairie Creek-Ram day use areas and trail systems.  The Maintenance Service Worker Lead will oversee the team and work closely with the District Maintenance Supervisor.


Position: Maintenance Service Worker & Lead Hand Rocky District
Classification: Maintenance Service Worker 1 / Maintenance Service Worker 2
Type: Seasonal (Up to 40 hours/week)
Location: Rocky Mountain House
Rate of Pay: $19.40 – $27.30/hr
(Plus 11.2% in lieu of benefits and holidays)
Closing Date: 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:

      • Performing routine custodial and cleaning duties of washroom and shelter facilities, lawn maintenance and minor repairs of facilities
      • Providing routine and preventative maintenance on all infrastructure, including trail systems, day use sites, buildings, vehicles and equipment
      • Being familiar with and practicing all pertinent occupational health & safety (OH&S) policies, procedures and protocols
      • Completing mandatory administrative tasks such as timesheets, expense tracking and completing online courses

In addition to the above, the Maintenance Service Worker Lead responsibilities also include:

    • Providing support and some oversight to maintenance workers
    • Coordinating and documenting routine and preventative maintenance on all infrastructure in the park
    • Reviewing and approving timesheets for Maintenance Service Workers
    • Fleet management/IT coordination
    • May assist with potable water testing
    • Managing custodial inventories, as required
    • Following 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
    • Computer literacy
    • Valid Class 5 Operator's License
    • Recognized current Standard First Aid Certificate



  • Previous supervisory experience considered an asset for Lead position
  • Air Brake Q Endorsement on Driver's License
  • WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) training
  • Equipment operation (tractors, side by sides, bobcats)
  • Carpentry, plumbing and/or electrical experience
  • Experience with water and wastewater facility operation


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)
    • Evening, weekend and shift work will be required (a premium will be paid)
    • Shifts are 8 hrs/day
    • 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 early March at the Crimson Lake Provincial Park. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
    • Shared rental accommodations may be available.

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 "MSW-RMH - last name, first name" or “MSW-RMH(lead) – last name, first name”
    • Email applications are preferred at
    • You can also fax, mail or drop off your application, ensuring that "MSW-RMH - last name, first name" or “MSW-RMH(lead) – last name, first name” is clearly marked.

Parks Division, Central Region
Alberta Environment & Parks
Suite 700 Millennium Centre, 4909-49th Street
Red Deer , Alberta
T4N 1V1
Fax: 403-754-6243

We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

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