Maintenance Service Worker 1

Posting Date: Jun 24, 2022

Location: Slave Lake, AB

Company: Government of Alberta

Job Information

Job Title: Maintenance Service Worker 1 

Job Requisition ID: 27849

Ministry: Environment & Parks

Location: Slave Lake

Full or Part-Time: Wage

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Wage

Scope: Open

Closing Date: Open Until Suitable Candidate Found

Classification: Subsidiary 04B 4000 Maintenance Service Worker 1

About Us

The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans. Consider joining a team where diversity, inclusion and innovation are valued and supported. For more information on diversity and inclusion, please visit:


Alberta Environment and Parks - We support Albertans in being proud stewards of air, land, water, and biodiversity by leading the work required for the desired environmental outcomes and sustainable development of natural resources. For more information about the Ministry of Environment and Parks, please visit our website at:


Hilliard’s Bay Provincial Park is located on the west end of Lesser Slave Lake, 40 km northeast of High Prairie. The large campground has 173 campsites with many Park walking trails, a popular summer destination beach and boat launch. 


Lesser Slave Lake Provincial Park is located on the southeast shore of Lesser Slave Lake bordering the town of Slave Lake and is about 2.5 hours from Edmonton.


Winagami Lake is located 33 km northwest of High Prairie.  The Park has a campground with 62 sites as well as a day use area, a boat launch and a breakwater for fishing. 


For more information on these Parks and Lakes, visit 


We are looking for motivated, hardworking individuals to provide seasonal maintenance services in some of our provincial parks.  This is an excellent opportunity to work in an outdoor setting learning a wide range of tasks while enjoying the great outdoors in Northern Alberta.


The maintenance team looks after Park campgrounds, buildings and equipment. Daily tasks include: 

  • Building, bathroom, and site cleaning 
  • Landscape maintenance (mowing/trimming etc.)
  • Garbage pick-up; moving firewood 
  • Use of various equipment such as tractors, lawn equipment, hand tools, and power tools


Other tasks may include:

  • Small repairs around the facilities; painting
  • Repair and maintenance of vehicles and small equipment


The successful candidates must have excellent communication and organizational skills, be able to work both independently and as part of a team, and show initiative in taking on and completing new and challenging assignments within set deadlines. 



  • Some high school education 


Other requirements that are mandatory:

  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Valid standard first aid and WHMIS upon commencement 



  • Experience in operation of lawn care equipment (e.g. trimmers, mowers, etc.), and operation of hand-held power tools 
  • Experience with four wheel drive trucks
  • Experience with Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Defensive driving and TDG certificates 

APS Competencies

Competencies are behaviors 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. 
This link will assist you with understanding competencies:

BUILD COLLABORATIVE ENVIRONMENTS – You will promote collaboration and commitment, encourage broad thinking on projects and work together to eliminate barriers to progress, and facilitate open and respectful dialogue. 


CREATIVITY AND PROBLEM SOLVING – By using a wide range of communication techniques, you will promptly and professionally address issues.


AGILITY –You will need to think creatively while working in a changing work environment.


DEVELOP NETWORKS – You will work with staff, park visitors, partner organizations, and Indigenous communities to build ongoing relationships.


$19.60 – $23.57 per hour

Wage employees receive 11.2% in addition to regular wage earnings in lieu of benefits and vacation leave.

  • 5.2 percent of regular wage earnings instead of paid holidays
  • 6 percent of regular wage earnings instead of annual vacation pay


Terms of Employment

  • Seasonal contract from May to August or September to be determined at time of hire.
  • Work week is based on 40 hours per week, days of the week will depend on the placement, but staff can expect to work some weekends. 
  • These positions require physically demanding, outdoor work in variety of weather conditions.
  • Shared rental accommodation may be available (no pets).
  • Training will be provided to successful candidates.

How To Apply

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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.  


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Closing Statement

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.


We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Dianna Sidon  at


If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.