Park Maintenance Crew Lead and Park Maintenance Workers

Posting Date: Feb 22, 2024

Location: Miquelon Lake Provincial Park, AB

Company: Government of Alberta

Job Information
Job Title: Park Maintenance Crew Lead and Park Maintenance Workers 
Job Requisition ID: 52732
Ministry: Forestry and Parks
Location: Miquelon Lake Provincial Park 
Full or Part-Time: Wage
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week
Permanent/Temporary: ​​​​​​​Wage, Seasonal 
Scope: ​​​​​​​Open Competition

Closing Date: Open Until Suitable Candidates Found 


Classification and Salary:
Maintenance Service Worker 1 (MSW1) – Park Maintenance Worker:
$20.14 - $24.22 per hour

Maintenance Service Worker 3 (MSW3) – Park Maintenance Crew Lead:
$24.68 - $30.16 per hour

For all roles

In addition to regular wages, regular Wage employees receive 11.2% 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

In addition to the regular wages and the additional pay in lieu of benefits and vacation, regular wage employees are entitled to shift premium pay:
•    $3.25 per hour for weekends and holidays
•    $2.75 per hour for evenings

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: https://www.alberta.ca/diversity-inclusion-policy.aspx

 

Provincial Parks are essential to the quality of life that Albertans enjoy. They conserve our natural landscapes and wildlife habitat and offer a broad range of nature-based outdoor recreational opportunities. Alberta’s parks inspire people to discover, value, protect, and enjoy the natural world and the benefits it provides for current and future generations.

For more information on Park locations visit: https://albertaparks.ca/.

Miquelon Lake Provincial Park – Camrose District  
 

Role Responsibilities

If you enjoy working outside and are committed to improving a visitor’s experience when they visit a provincial park by maintaining facilities and campgrounds, come join our Maintenance Team at Miquelon Lake Provincial Park.

We are looking for highly motivated, well-organized, responsible Maintenance Workers for the 2024 summer season.  Individuals will be part of a team accountable for providing regular maintenance and operational duties that support the day-to-day operation of campgrounds, day use areas, facilities and trail systems.

We are currently looking to hire:  
•    6 Park Maintenance Workers
•    1 Park Maintenance Crew Lead

As a Park Maintenance Service Worker (MSW1), duties and responsibilities include but not limited to:

•    Performing landscaping, building cleaning and site servicing of campgrounds, day use areas and facilities
•    Performing routine and preventative maintenance on infrastructure, vehicles and equipment 
•    Conducting water testing for small water systems
•    Operating equipment such as mowers, trimmers, ATVs, skid steers, etc 
•    Assisting with trail maintenance, beach and dock maintenance. 
•    Installing and maintaining signage  
•    Reporting all maintenance concerns accordingly 
•    Assists with hazard tree management and invasive plant management programs
•    Being familiar with and practicing all pertinent Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) policies, procedures and protocols; and with the Facility Emergency Response Plan and protocols
•    Completing administrative tasks such as timesheets, expense claims, commencement and termination paperwork, and online courses 

As the Park Maintenance Crew Lead (MSW3), primary duties include assisting MSW1 Workers with the duties mentioned above in addition to administrative and supervisory tasks such as:

•    Onsite lead for a crew of MSW1 staff; accountable for direct site operations, and for leading the task scheduling for other staff
•    Leads trail crews where applicable 
•    Assists with formal inspections, maintenance and servicing of equipment 
•    Assists with day to day operations of a water treatment plant and distribution system
•    Conducts purchasing and orders supply inventory within budget 
•    Assists with staff training and staff performance reviews 
•    Support the operation of various utility systems in accordance with standards and regulations to ensure safe provision of drinking water and waste water removal/treatment 
•    Assists with service contract management

All positions will require you to work various shifts including evenings, weekends and holidays. You have the opportunity to work up to 40 hours per week and will be paid for number of hours worked. You must have good physical stamina to be able to perform manual duties outdoors and in any time of weather conditions, rain or shine.

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: https://www.alberta.ca/system/files/custom_downloaded_images/psc-alberta-public-service-competency-model.pdf.

Competencies relevant to Maintenance Worker positions include:

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.

Systems Thinking – understands how the work done is part of a larger integrated environment.  Looks beyond own area and considers how own work impacts the work and success of others.

Creative Problem Solving – ability to assess options and implications in new ways to achieve outcomes and solutions.

Develop Self and Others – A commitment to learning and the desire to invest in the development of the capability of yourself and others.

This link will assist you with understanding competencies: https://www.alberta.ca/assets/documents/psc-alberta-public-service-competency-model.pdf

Qualifications

Education and Experience

Park Maintenance Worker  – (Maintenance Service Worker 1) 
•    Some high school education or directly related experience based on one year of experience for one year of education

Park Maintenance Crew Lead – (Maintenance Service Worker 3)  
•    Some high school education, related training, plus two years of related experience or directly related experience based on one year of experience for one year of education and some supervision experience

Additional Assets to be successful in any of the roles:

•    Experience with hand and power tools; good working knowledge in the operation, maintenance and safety of small equipment 
•    Experience working in custodial, landscaping, or similar positions 
•    Chainsaw certification 
•    Exceptional communication skills and comfort level in dealing with difficult customer interactions or complaints  
•    Experience working within a campground setting 

Notes

Terms of Employment:

For the Park Maintenance Worker 1 role: (up to 6 positions): 
•    Late April start date to early September/mid-October end date

For the Park Maintenance Crew Lead role: (1 position)  
•    Late April start date to late October end date

For all positions:

•    Access to reliable transportation to and from place of work 
•    Valid Alberta Class 5 Driver’s License or equivalent will be required  
•    Final candidates may be required to provide an acceptable 5yr Commercial Driver’s Abstract (will be reimbursed)
•    Prior to hire, Recognized Current Standard First Aid and CPR Level "C"/AED Certificate will be needed for MSW3 Crew Lead positions
•    Recognized Current Standard First Aid and CPR Level "C"/AED Certificate is an asset for MSW1 Maintenance Worker positions
•    Adherence to Alberta Parks Uniform Policy; all personal protective equipment is provided; certified safety footwear is not provided, but candidates will be reimbursed for a portion of the cost
•    These positions will require outdoor work in a variety of weather conditions 
•    Training sessions at the beginning of employment are mandatory (late April/early May) 
•    Staff housing may be available in Miquelon Lake Provincial Park

In your Cover Letter and during the online application process, please indicate your position preference.

In your resume:
•    Include date ranges (month and year) associated with all education and work experience
•    Indicate whether your work experience was casual, part-time (PT) or full-time (FT) 
•    Example:  Maintenance Foreman: Jan 2016 – June 2019 (PT, 3 eight- hour shifts per week) 
 

How To Apply
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.

Candidates are required to apply for a job online. Please visit https://www.alberta.ca/job-application-resources#before for more information. Please visit Recruitment Principles, for more information.

It is recommended applicants who have completed post-secondary studies from outside of Canada obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)(https://www.alberta.ca/international-qualifications-assessment.aspx) or from a recognized Canadian Credential Evaluator; please visit the Alliance of Credential Evaluation Services of Canada for more information (https://canalliance.org/en/default.html).

It is recommended that applicants 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, please contact Alba Ngjelo at Alba.Ngjelo@gov.ab.ca.