Camp Supervisor

Posting Date: May 13, 2024

Location: Various, AB

Company: Government of Alberta

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Job Information

Job Title: Camp Supervisor 
Job Requisition ID: 52033
Ministry: Forestry and Parks
Location: Various, AB
Full or Part-Time: Full -Time
Hours of Work: up to 40 hours per week
Regular/Temporary: Temporary Seasonal
Scope: Wage Competition
Closing Date:  Open until suitable candidate found
Classification: Maintenance Service Worker 2
Salary: $23.38 to $28.34 per hour

Role Responsibilities

Are you ready to thrive in a fast-paced environment, making quick decisions, planning your day, and being ready to assist in various parts of the Province? The Camp Supervisor position, situated in each Alberta Forest Area, may be the opportunity for you.

As a Camp Supervisor, you are responsible for overseeing operations, conducting basic facility maintenance (verifying fuel levels of the propane tank, checking breakers, etc.), and handling ground maintenance (mowing, weed whipping, etc.) at one or multiple Primary or Secondary Fire Bases within the Forest Area.

In this role, you will coordinate and ensure that the camp meets catering and janitorial contract deliverables. Your responsibilities include maintaining cleanliness, conducting on-site maintenance as required, and managing camp lodging. You will also handle camp occupancy, checking tenants in and out, and accounting for meal numbers. Ensuring compliance with health and safety requirements outlined in current legislation, Standard Operating Procedures, and Business Rules is a key responsibility.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Order and receive equipment and supplies needed for camp operations.
  • Maintain all fire base facilities, overseeing yard maintenance, pest control, cleanliness, minor onsite repairs, coordinating major repairs, and requesting necessary supplies and services.
  • Manage fuel counts and place orders as required for aviation, propane, diesel, mix gas, etc.
  • Collaborate with the local Fire Centre, Logistics Room, and Warehouse.
  • Complete daily administrative duties for camp operations.
  • Prioritize safety by reporting accidents, incidents, and near misses to the supervisor, adhering to SOPs and business rules.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with applicable policies and standard operating procedures.
  • Implement health and safety rules and policies for camp personnel, fostering a secure work environment.

Get ready to put your communication and organizational skills to the test. This role requires multitasking, a strong commitment to putting in some long hours, and the ability to navigate both team dynamics and solo responsibilities. If you are looking to make a real impact, apply today.


Minimum Requirements: 

  • Some high school education plus one (1) year of related experience. Related experiences include client delivery, customer service, hospitality, and expertise in facility maintenance or related fields. 

  • Must be 18 years of age or older prior to start date   


Directly related experience or education may be considered on the basis of:    

  • one year of experience for one year of education or    

  • one year of education for one year of experience    



  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, Outlook), Adobe Acrobat, and or PDF Expert for effective document management, communication, and data analysis 

  • Demonstrated proficiency in computers, smartphones, tablets, and or related programs for seamless camp operations, efficient communication, precise record-keeping, and effective emergency response capabilities. 


Additional Requirements:  

The following conditions are not required at time of application, but must be provided prior to start date:   

  • A valid, unrestricted Alberta Class 5 Driver’s License, or equivalent    

  • A minimum 3-year Driver's Abstract, showing a record of seven (7) demerits or less (obtained within 30 days of your commencement date and presented to management prior to commencement)     

  • A valid Standard First Aid certificate with CPR certification     

  • A current Defensive Driving certificate    


Some positions require passing results of a physical fitness test to endure rigorous training and, at times, arduous working conditions.   


Minimum recruitment standards outline the minimum education and experience required for appointment to a job classification. Refer to  


This competition is recruiting seasonal wage Camp Supervisor positions for all Alberta Forest Areas, with weekly hours up to 40.

Positions require availability for export (travel outside of home area) and open to shift work, including evenings and weekends. There is no public transportation service to this site; individuals must have their own transportation for commuting to work. 

This position requires the ability to ship, set up and take down training equipment, displays and materials which can involve lifting up to 23 kilograms (50 pounds). 

About Your Application:    

  • Terms of employment in your resume are to be identified in months and years, highlighting applicable duties or achievements at the respective role.  
  • Those selected for an interview are requested to bring three (3) work-related references.  
  • Any costs associated with obtaining the required documents/checks as noted or interview travel expenses, will be the responsibility of the candidate. Out-of-province applicants can obtain the required documents/checks from the province they currently reside in.  

What We Offer:

  • Wage employees receive 11.2% in addition to regular wage earnings in lieu of paid holidays 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.   
  • Shift differential and opportunity to work overtime, evening, and weekend shifts.
  • Premium Pay Allowances: 
    • Wage employees residing above the 57th Parallel (i.e., High Level Forest Area) are eligible for a biweekly Northern allowance of $241.38.  
    • Wage employees residing within the Fort McMurray Forest Area receive a biweekly allowance of $478.17 (pro-rated for part-time employees)

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: 


About Your Competencies:

  • Agility: The capacity to anticipate, evaluate, and swiftly adapt to shifting priorities, maintain resilience during uncertain times, and excel in a dynamic work environment.  

  • Building Collaborative Environments: Taking the lead in creating conditions and atmospheres that foster effective collaboration, enabling individuals to work together productively to achieve shared objectives. Demonstrates respect for others’ input and expertise and is willing to learn from others by encouraging open and considerate discussion of issues.  

  • Systems Thinking: Recognizing that tasks performed within the Alberta Public Service (APS) are part of a broader, interconnected environment. It is essential to comprehend that activities within one segment of the APS can have far-reaching impacts on other groups and projects, both within and outside the organization. Systems thinking helps us consider these wider consequences and connections.  

  • Creative Problem Solving: The ability to evaluate options and consequences in novel ways to develop innovative solutions and achieve desired outcomes.  

  • Drive for Results: Effectively sets goals to prioritize work, and proactively seeks advice or guidance when needed. Recognizes program objectives and ones’ own contributions through service delivery, performance, and interpersonal interactions to ensure future success.  

  • Develop Self and Others: Takes initiative to stay current on skills, approaches, and technologies in their field of work. Reflects on own performance to understand success, participates in developmental activities, and contributes to team learning by sharing information, knowledge, and experiences.  


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 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, please contact (780) 427-6807 or e-mail: If you require disability-related accommodation or have questions during the recruitment process, please contact