Maintenance Service Worker 2

Posting Date: Mar 22, 2023

Location: Lac La Biche, AB

Company: Government of Alberta

Job Information

Job Title: Maintenance Service Worker 2 

Job Requisition ID: Lakeland District

Ministry: Forestry, Parks and Tourism

Location: Lac La Biche

Full or Part-Time: Full-time Seasonal Wage

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Scope: Wages

Closing Date: Open until suitable candidate is found

Classification: Maintenance Service Worker 2

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:

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.

Lakeland District is a part of the North Region. One of the larger communities of the area is Lac La Biche, Alberta. This district includes: Beaver Lake Provincial Recreation Area, Crow Lake Provincial Recreation Area, Lakeland Provincial Recreation Area, Poachers Landing Provincial Recreation Area and Sir Winston Churchill Provincial Park.

The Lakeland District is looking for a motivated, courteous, and hardworking individuals with exceptional customer service skills to fill the Parks Cabin Worker position and provide assistance at Sir Winston Churchill Provincial Park.

For more information about the Ministry of Forestry, Parks and Tourism, please visit our website at:


Are you looking for an opportunity to work with your hands outdoors in one of Alberta’s beautiful parks? Then please consider this opportunity!

The Maintenance Service Worker 2 performs public-facing park maintenance work intended to ensure park facilities are safe and clean at all times and supports the provision of a high quality visitor experience to park visitors by Alberta Parks. 

In addition, this position supports the Park Maintenance Supervisor by assisting with supervision of seasonal park maintenance workers. This includes providing support with training seasonal staff and assisting with supervision of projects and staff. Core duties include performing park maintenance activities, and operating light or medium sized equipment.

This position’s responsibilities include:
•    Maintaining park grounds and facilities to established standards in order to provide a safe, high quality visitor experience and maximize the life span of facilities
•    Ensuring the maintenance equipment and fleet vehicles are maintained to required standards in order to ensure safe and efficient operation
•    Assisting with onboarding, training and supervision of seasonal park maintenance staff
•    Performing other maintenance related tasks such as contract observation, procurement and vendor relations
•    Ensuring that all activities are conducted in a safe manner, adhering to all applicable worksite health and safety requirements

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. 

Please note this position is seasonal, has a term of employment from May 2023 to September 2023, and is located at Sir Winston Churchill Provincial Park.



•    Some high school education 
•    1 year of related experience

Other Requirements: 
•    Valid class 5 driver’s license (or equivalent) 
•    A clean driver’s abstract
•    Valid current Standard First Aid 
•    Availability to work evenings, weekends and holiday shifts

•    Good working knowledge in the operation, maintenance and safety of small and large equipment, hand tools and power tools
•    Ability to work independently
•    Ability to lead and follow OH&S procedures and protocols
•    WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) training
•    Carpentry, plumbing and/or electrical experience
•    Experience with water sampling
•    Computer skills
•    Chainsaw certification
•    OHV certification
•    Skid Steer certification
•    Experience with Garbage and 2-ton dump trucks
•    Local knowledge of parks in the Lakeland area

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:

Identify and use the competencies as per job description:

•    BUILD COLLABORATIVE ENVIRONMENTS by promoting collaboration and commitment, encourage broad thinking on projects, work together to eliminate barriers to progress, and facilitate open and respectful dialogue. 

•    CREATIVITY AND PROBLEM SOLVING using a wide range of communication techniques to promptly and professionally address issues.

•    AGILITY to think creatively while working in a changing work environment.

•    DEVELOP NETWORKS through ongoing relationships with staff, park visitors, partner organizations, and Indigenous communities.


$23.03 to $27.92 per hour 
•    Weekend shifts are eligible for a premium of $3.25 per hour
•    Evening shifts are eligible for a premium of $2.75 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


•    Hours of Work: 40 hour work weeks with 8 hour shifts. This position will be required to work on evenings, weekends and holidays throughout the duration of the summer.

This posting will be used to fill up to 3 Maintenance Service Worker 2 positions. 

In your resume, please include dates (including months and years) associated with all education and work experience. Also, please indicate whether your work experience is casual, part-time or full-time. For example January 15, 2006 - June 25, 2009: Assistant (PT, three 8 hour shifts/week).

Additional Information:
•    This is a seasonal wage opportunity starting at the beginning of May and going until September long weekend.
•    Accommodations may be available within the park
•    Final candidates may be required to undergo a security screening and provide a current criminal record check and drivers abstract.
•    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.  

Resources for applicants:

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 Service (IQAS) Applicants are encouraged to include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.


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.