Maintenance Service Worker 3

Posting Date: May 29, 2023

Location: Slave Lake, AB

Company: Government of Alberta

Job Information

Job Title: Maintenance Services Worker Supervisor

Job Requisition ID: 38022

Ministry: Forestry, Parks and Tourism

Location: Various North

Full or Part-Time: ​​​​​​​Full-time Seasonal Wage

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: ​​​​​​​Temporary

Scope: ​​​​​​​Open

Closing Date: ​​​​​​​Open until suitable candidate is found  

Classification: ​​​​​​​Maintenance Service Worker (MSW) 3

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.

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

We are looking to Recruit Maintenance Team Leads to the following North Park areas:

  • Garner Lake Provincial Park 
  • Moose Lake Provincial Park 
  • Lesser Slave Lake Provincial Park 
  • Whitney Lakes Provincial Park 
  • Queen Elizabeth Provincial Park 

For more information on each Provincial Park, visit 

For more information on Provincial Park and Provincial Recreation Areas , visit | Alberta Parks


This position is responsible for overseeing operations and supervision of Maintenance Services Workers within the assigned Parks.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Operational needs: 

  • Overseeing, operating and maintaining utility systems to ensure that drinking and waste water systems are operating to Canadian Drinking Water and Provincial guidelines
  • Coordinating and performing routine and preventative facility maintenance as assigned

Supervisory needs:

  • Assisting with the hiring and supervision of seasonal wage staff, provide orientation training and monitor on-going staff performance
  • Preparing staff schedules; monitor timesheets
  • Handling staff and visitor complaints 



  • Some high school education 
  • 2 years related supervisory, cleaning and equipment operating experience 

Other Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Clean driver’s abstract
  • Valid Standard First Aid Certificate and WHMIS (by commencement)


  • Good working knowledge in the operation, maintenance and safety of small and large equipment, hand tools and power tools
  • Excellent communication, organization and teamwork skills
  • Supervision experience and good conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to lead and follow OH&S procedures and protocols
  • Carpentry, plumbing and/or electrical experience
  • Experience with water sampling
  • Computer skills
  • Chainsaw certification
  • OHV certification

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.


$24.31 – $29.71 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 October 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. 
  • This position requires physically demanding, outdoor work in variety of weather conditions
  • Training will be provided to successful candidates
  • Shared accommodations may be available

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.