Maintenance Service Worker

Posting Date: Mar 29, 2023

Location: Writing-On-Stone Provincial Pa, AB

Company: Government of Alberta

Job Information

Job Title: Maintenance Service Worker

Job Requisition ID: 37535

Ministry: Forestry, Parks and Tourism

Location: South - Writing-on-Stone

Full or Part-Time: Full-time

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Wage, Seasonal 

Scope: Open

Closing Date: ​​​​​​​Open till suitable candidate found

Classification: ​​​​​​​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:

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:


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 Dinosaur District located in Southern Alberta in the Brooks Region is looking for highly motivated, well-organized, responsible maintenance support persons for the operating season. 

Responsibilities Include:
As part of the Maintenance team, you strive to maintain Alberta Parks’ high standards to ensure quality customer service and safety is provided at all times. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Day-to-day grounds maintenance; including mowing, trimming, fertilizing, tree trimming, trail maintenance, camp site upkeep and road maintenance
  • Maintenance of all park buildings, facilities, fleet vehicles and equipment; including signs, campsites and amenities
  • Delivery and stocking of firewood
  • Collection and disposal of garbage & recycling
  • Holding tank monitoring and extraction support
  • Regular inspections and upkeep of fleet vehicles and equipment
  • Upkeep and inspection of work spaces


Education / Experience: 

  • Some high school education

Additional Requirements: 

  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract
  • Recognized current Standard First Aid Certificate and WHMIS certificate


  • Preference for custodial or cleaning experience but will train
  • Carpentry, plumbing, irrigation and/or electrical experience.
  • Computer skills, including use of Microsoft Office 
  • Chainsaw certification
  • Good working knowledge in the operation, maintenance and safety of small equipment, hand tools and power tools.
  • Ability to follow OH&S procedures, protocols, and attending all safety meetings.
  • Must have good physical stamina; capable of performing demanding physical tasks and lifting up to 25 kg

To be successful in this role, you also need excellent communication and organizational, teamwork skills.  You must be willing to show initiative to work independently or work in a team. 

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:

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.

Drive For Results – You will hold  yourself and others responsible and accountable for achieving results and agreed upon targets while maximizing resources. 


Base on a 40 hour work week, $19.84 -  $23.86 per hour.

Shift premiums for evenings and weekend include: 

  • $3.25 per hour for  weekends and holidays
  • $2.75 per hour for evenings

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 to start in early April, May, June until September or October, dependent on operational needs
  • Based on a work week of up to 40 hours per week, 8 hours per day
  • Evening and weekend work will be required; premium is paid for these shifts
  • Adherence to Alberta Parks Uniform Policy
  • Positions requires outdoor work in a variety of weather conditions, including working in the extreme heat on hot summer days
  • Shared rental accommodation may be available

Additional Notes: 

  • Training sessions at the beginning of employment are mandatory
  • Those selected for an interview will need to supply three references, preferably work related  

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:  Legal Assistant: Jan 2016 – June 2019 (PT 3 eight hour  shifts per week) 

How To Apply

Click on the “Apply Now” button.  

Candidates are required to apply for a job online. Please visit to learn more about creating a candidate profile and other tips for the Government of Alberta’s online application system. 

If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta, the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system, click here to access the main log in page where you are able to ‘Create an account’, reset your password (‘Forgot your password’) or ‘Sign In’ should you already have an account. 

Existing employees should access the Career tile in 1GX to submit their application in order to be recognized as an internal applicant. 

Once you have created your candidate profile, visit the Alberta Public Service job site to apply for jobs at

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.