Auto Body Technician

Posting Date: May 15, 2023


Company: Government of Alberta

Job Information

Job Title: Auto Body Technician 

Job Requisition ID: 41799

Ministry: Culture

Location: Wetaskiwin, Alberta

Full or Part-Time: Full Time

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date: June 9, 2023

Classification: Subsidiary 12B 3625 Info & Creative Tech Serv 4

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:


The Ministry of Culture works to improve Albertans’ quality of life through support of cultural development, historical preservation, and increased gender equality.  


The Reynolds-Alberta Museum inspires all Albertans and visitors to explore our mechanical heritage through authentic interactions. We acquire, preserve, research, communicate, and exhibit in the fields of transportation, aviation, agriculture, and industry.  For more information about the Reynolds-Alberta Museum please visit our website at: 


As an Auto Body Technician for the Reynolds-Alberta Museum, you will be charged with the preservation, restoration, maintenance, and interpretation of Alberta’s rich cultural property. These services are provided in compliance with professional international museum standards and in fulfillment of the Museum's goals for preservation and presentation of Alberta's material culture. 


Reporting to the Curator, Transportation Collections, and the technician requires an advanced level of expertise, creativity, problem solving and independent judgment. As well, the position requires extensive knowledge of the other trades required in the restoration/preservation of artifacts; a working knowledge in Western Canadian History; and enhanced knowledge of the subject areas of Transportation, Agriculture and Industry in Canada.


 To be successful in this position you must possess:


  • Must have a minimum of a valid Alberta Trades Certificate in automotive bodywork.
  • Superior knowledge and experience in welding, fabricating, woodworking, machining, automotive body repair, and painting.
  • Requires excellent communication skills, both oral and written, as well as public relations abilities, and the ability to interpret mechanical artifacts.
  • Superior knowledge of historical transportation, agricultural, industrial artifacts, and their maintenance requirements.
  • Advanced knowledge of specialized preservation/restoration equipment.
  • Ability to actively demonstrate vintage land transportation, industrial, and agricultural artifacts.


Alberta Journeyman Trade Certificate in automotive bodywork, plus a minimum three (3) years of experience in automotive restoration. 


Equivalencies will be considered.

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.


  • Agility: Ability to deal with day-to-day issues and challenges and setting priorities in the face of multiple demands and financial constraints
  • Drive for Results: Actively sets goals and works in a team environment to achieve them
  • Build Collaborative Environments: Working collaboratively and respectfully with staff and volunteers to promote a positive work environment
  • Creative Problem Solving: Focuses on continuous improvement
  • Develop Networks: Develop strong working relationships with other cultural facilities, vendors and stakeholders within the collector communities


This link will assist you with understanding competencies:


$2,268.66 to $2,971.22 bi-weekly ($59,212- $77,548/year)


Hours of work are 36.25 hours weekly.


Final candidates will be required to undergo a security screening.


What the GoA has to offer to prospective employees.

How To Apply

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Applicants are advised to provide information in their resume and cover letter 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 Saren Frias 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.