Job title: Park Maintenance Supervisor

Company: Government of Alberta

Job description: Job Information
Job Title: Park Maintenance Supervisor
Job Requisition ID: 54917
Ministry: Forestry and Parks
Location: Vermilion, Alberta
Full or Part-Time: Full Time
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week
Permanent/Temporary: Permanent
Scope: Open Competition
Closing Date: Open until suitable candidate found
Classification: Technologies 3 (124TN)
Salary: $2,252.18 to $2,909.03 bi-weekly ($58,781 – $75,925/year)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:Role ResponsibilitiesThe Park Maintenance Supervisor is a role within Regional Operations Branch that ensures that Alberta Parks sites, infrastructure, and assets are regularly maintained so that a high quality park visitor experience is available for Albertans. This position contributes to protecting the health and safety of park visitors and staff, maximizing the life span of infrastructure, and ensuring effective use of equipment and facilities.The position also provides input and expertise into park facility operation plans and is looked to for continuous improvement of service delivery through innovation and collaboration. The Park maintenance supervisor is also responsible for overseeing service contracts and contractors. The work performed must meet required quality standards, be reflective of visitor needs and organizational priorities, comply with applicable divisional and departmental guidelines and policies, and be completed in accordance with OHS policies and regulations.As a Park Maintenance Supervisor, duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supervise subordinate staff to ensure all work is performed correctly, efficiently, and safely
  • Performing various maintenance tasks such as grass cutting, garbage collection, janitorial work, equipment operation, landscaping, painting, snow clearing, chain sawing, etc.
  • Responsible for implementation of the respective site (or sites) preventative maintenance program
  • Coordinating contracted trades hired to perform work outside of scope of maintenance program (electrical plumbing, etc.)
  • Responding to public concerns and complaints regarding facility maintenance issues
  • Conducting facility inspections on an ongoing basis to identify concerns, deficiencies, and hazards
  • Operating various light and heavy-duty equipment as qualified (chainsaw, OHV, tractor loaders, graders, excavators, groomers etc.)
  • Implementing certain hazardous tree removal activities in park facility
  • Supporting the operation of various utility systems in accordance with relevant standards and regulations to ensure ongoing and safe provision of drinking water and waste water removal/treatment
  • Ensuring assigned maintenance equipment and fleet vehicles are maintained to required standards in order to ensure safe and efficient operation
  • Conducting purchasing and procurement for park operation, while adhering to all policies and procedures
  • Ensuring that all activities are conducting in a safe manner, adhering to all applicable worksite health and safety requirements

APS CompetenciesCompetencies 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:Creative Problem Solving- Focuses on continuous improvement and increasing breadth of insight by exploring different work methods and what made projects successfulAgility- Work in a changing environment and takes initiative to takes opportunities to improve work processesDrive for Results- Takes and delegates responsibility for outcomesDevelop Self and Others- Seeks out learning and knowledge-sharing opportunities and reflects on performance and identifies development opportunitiesQualificationsEducation and Experience

Norman Wells (NDP) - Plant / Field Operator Intern
  • Two Year Technical Diploma in a related field; or equivalent as described below:


  • Directly related education or experience considered on the basis of: 1 year education for 1 year experience, or
  • 1 year experience for 1 year of education.

Additional Requirements:

  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license. Class 3 Drivers License with air brake endorsement is an asset
  • Valid Standard First Aid with CPR/AED Certificate

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

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to work with diverse staff and contractors
  • Good teamwork and the ability to collaborate with other Parks staff to find effective solutions
  • Ability to operate light equipment and various tools
  • Working knowledge of plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and mechanical systems
  • Knowledge of legislation in relation to potable water and wastewater discharge and ability to operate water treatment system equipment is an asset
  • Small water/waste water system certification is an asset
  • Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety legislation, policy, and guidelines
  • Well-developed organizational and time management skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of and ability to use computers, mobile devices, digital asset management programs, and apps
  • Knowledge of contracting process and ability to supervise contractors
  • Knowledge of emergency management process and procedures is an asset

NotesTerms of Employment

  • 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)
  • 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

What the GoA has to offer to prospective employees.

  • Working for the Alberta Public Service –
  • Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) –
  • Management Employees Pension Plan (MEPP) –
  • Alberta Public Service Benefit Information –
  • Professional learning and development –
  • Research Alberta Public Service Careers tool –
  • Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
  • Opportunity to participate in flexible work arrangements such as working from home up to two days per week and modified work schedule agreement
  • Leadership and mentorship programs

NOTE: 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
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 for more information. Please visit , 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)( ) or from a recognized Canadian Credential Evaluator; please visit the Alliance of Credential Evaluation Services of Canada for more information ( ).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, and/or require an accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Ali Tarrabain at

Location: Vermilion, AB

Job date: Sun, 17 Mar 2024 07:27:12 GMT