Parks Cabin Worker

Posting Date: Mar 22, 2023

Location: Lac La Biche, AB

Company: Government of Alberta

Job Information

Job Title: Parks Cabin Worker 

Job Requisition ID: 37836

Ministry: Forestry, Parks and Tourism

Location: Lakeland District

Full or Part-Time: Full Time 

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Scope: Seasonal Wage Opportunity

Closing Date: Open until suitable Candidate found

Classification: ​​​​​​​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:

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.

The Lakeland district is looking for a motivated and hardworking individuals with janitorial and grounds keeping skills to fill the Parks Cabin Worker position at Sir Winston Churchill Provincial Park.

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


Under the direction of the Cabin Facility Team Lead, the Parks Cabin Worker position includes a combination of duties. This position's primary purpose is performing public-facing services which includes both janitorial and grounds keeping tasks to ensure a safe, high quality visitor experience and maximize the life span of park facilities. 

Other duties may include working in the registration booth to complete daily operational tasks, registering guests and creating a positive experience for visitors by providing useful and timely information around park activities, regulations, and nearby amenities. 

This position’s responsibilities include:

Janitorial/Maintenance Operations
•    Cleaning and maintaining washrooms, comfort cabins, community facility and tipis
•    General cleaning including but not limited to: dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, window washing, and sanitizing and disinfecting all surfaces/appliances.
•    General landscaping, grass cutting, garbage collection and litter pickup
•    Operating light equipment (power tools, lawnmowers, trimmers, off-highways vehicles chainsaws, other specialty equipment as required, and as trained)
•    Performing basic building maintenance tasks and painting
•    Responding to public concerns and complaints regarding facility maintenance issues.

Booth Operations
•    Learning and adhering to all pertinent policies, procedures and protocols including campground rules and regulations and GOA directives
•    Daily opening and closing tasks, ensuring booth locations are kept clean, organized, secure, and safe at all times.
•    Retail sales of product and services which may include: firewood, concession items, ice and ice cream (where applicable)
•    Completing daily cash-outs 

Customer Service & Communication
•    Providing exceptional customer service as the first point of contact for day users and overnight guests
•    Assisting and working closely with other parks program streams as required 
•    Gaining familiarity with the natural history of the area to answer inquiries from visitors

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

Other requirements that are mandatory:
•    Valid Class 5 Driver’s License or equivalent
•    Drivers Abstract and Defensive driving (by commencement)
•    Availability to work evenings, weekends and holiday shifts

Preference will be given candidates with related experience to this position

•    Standard First Aid / CPR-C
•    Retail experience and familiarity with point of sales machines, and cash handling
•    Familiarity with campground operations, park regulations, campground etiquette and surrounding Park amenities.
•    A passion for engaging customers and providing professional, informative, and diplomatic service to a variety of people
•    Ability to operate light equipment and various tools
•    WHMIS knowledge
•    English language proficiency
•    Computer knowledge such as with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, and Publisher) and
•    Ability to work both independently and in a team setting.
•    Good organizational and time management skills
•    Good written and verbal communication skills
•    Positive and inclusive attitude

Please note this position may require the completion of a Criminal Record Check

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:

Agility – Ability to anticipate, assess, and readily adapt to changing priorities, maintain resilience in times of uncertainty and effectively work in a changing environment.

Build Collaborative Environments – Leads and contributes to the conditions and environments that allow people to work collaboratively and productively to achieve outcomes.

Creativity and Problem Solving – using a wide range of communication techniques to promptly and professionally address issues.

Develop Networks – through ongoing relationships with staff, park visitors, partner organizations, and indigenous communities.



$19.84 – $23.86 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 7 Parks Cabin Worker 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.  

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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.