Park Maintenance Worker 1

Posting Date: Jun 26, 2022

Location: Miquelon & Blackfoot- Cooking , AB

Company: Government of Alberta

Job Information

Job Title: Park Maintenance Worker 1 

Job Requisition ID: 27845

Ministry: Environment & Parks

Location: Miquelon & Blackfoot- Cooking Lake

Full or Part-Time: Wage

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Wage

Scope: Wages

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:


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:


For more information on specific Provincial Parks and Provincial Recreation areas, visit | Alberta Parks


If you enjoy working outside and are committed to caring for Alberta Park’s facilities and campgrounds, come join our Maintenance Service Team. Alberta Parks is looking for highly motivated, well-organized, responsible maintenance support persons for the 2022 summer operating season. Individuals will be a part of a team accountable for providing maintenance and operational duties supporting the day-to-day facility operation of Alberta Parks’ campgrounds, day use areas and trail systems.


The majority of work for this position is completed outdoors and requires daily handling of chemicals, hand and power tools, and work vehicles. This job can be physically demanding and requires basic understanding of computer operations for minor administrative tasks such as time entry. Duties may vary from location to location.


We are hiring for positions at the following Central Alberta locations: 

  • Miquelon Lake 
  • Black Cooking Lake


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

  • Building, bathroom, and site janitorial 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.


The link below will assist you with understanding competencies: 

Agility: Staff must be agile in order to anticipate and quickly adapt to changing priorities and situations to effectively meet diverse visitor needs  


Creative Problem Solving: Occasionally, challenges arise and staff must assess options, understand implications and determine appropriate actions to achieve the necessary solutions


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.


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 


$19.60 to $23.57 

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

  • Fulfill seasonal contract (anticipated May – September depending on operational requirements)
  • Hours of employment are up to 40 hours per week, with shifts scheduled up to 8 hours
  • Weekend and shift work may be required. A premium is paid for these shifts
  • Access to reliable transportation to and from place of work
  • Recognized Current Standard First Aid and CPR Level "C"/AED Certificate
  • Adherence to Alberta Parks Uniform Policy
  • These positions require outdoor work in a variety of weather conditions
  • Those selected for an interview must bring three work related references to the interview
  • 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.