Maintenance and Utilities Coordinator
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May 21, 2013.
Tourism, Parks and Recreation.
Tourism, Parks and Recreation, Brooks - Join the Alberta Parks Team! Do you have experience in park maintenance and utilities operations and are looking for a new challenge? Do you thrive on being a leader and implementing changes to enhance the delivery of services? Are you committed to excellence in all your work? Does the idea of your work directly impacting the enjoyment and safety of park visitors appeal to you? Are you looking for a job that provides competitive compensation, work-life balance, and professional development opportunities? If so, keep reading - this opportunity may be for you!
Alberta Parks is committed to inspire people to discover value, protect and enjoy the natural world and the benefits it provides for current and future generations. Located in the heart of the Canadian Badlands, Dinosaur District encompasses three provincial parks: Kinbrook Island, Tillebrook, and world renowned Dinosaur Provincial Park a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Collectively, the three parks welcome over 350,000 visitors per year.
Dinosaur District is currently looking for a Maintenance and Utilities Coordinator. The Maintenance and Utilities Coordinator is an integral member of the district leadership team and is responsible for overseeing all matters related to park maintenance and utilities operation. To be successful, the Maintenance and Utilities Coordinator must be highly professional with strong leadership, communication, analytical, and technical skills.
As a key member of the district leadership team the Maintenance and Utilities Coordinator will be expected to:
- Provide leadership to 2 permanent and up to 20 seasonal staff.
- Develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive preventative maintenance program for all park facilities in Dinosaur District.
- Establish and implement clear quality standards for work performed by the park maintenance program.
- Lead the daily delivery of all maintenance functions including but not limited to grounds keeping, building and facility maintenance, janitorial, waste collection, irrigation, and tree care.
- Manage service contracts and oversee contracted trades used to supplement work performed in-house.
- Oversee the operation of various utility systems including water distribution systems and wastewater collection/treatment systems.
- Actively participate in operational meetings by providing constructive input and supporting alignment and integration with overall goals and objectives.
- Provide timely analytics, progress reports, and program priorities to ensure educated management decisions.
- Administer the maintenance program's budget.
A two-year technical diploma in a related field plus a minimum of two years related experience is required. Equivalency of directly related education or experience considered on the basis of: 1 year of education for 1 year of experience; or 1 year of experience for 1 year of education. Valid Level 1 Certification in Wastewater Treatment is preferred. However, applications from individuals without the required Level 1 Wastewater Treatment certification will be considered conditional upon willingness to complete required training and obtain certification within 12 months of commencement. Significant experience in supervision, the operation and maintenance of irrigation systems, preventative maintenance systems, and budget administration will be considered an asset.
$2,075.23 - $2,717.87 bi-weekly ($54,163 - $70,936 annually)
(NOTE: This position is currently established as a 40 hour work week, you will receive a salary differential of 10.34% which approximately equates to $2,289.80 - $2,998.90 bi-weekly)
A valid Class 5 Drivers License and clean driver's abstract are required. Some travel and some weekend and evening work may be required. This position may also involve an irregular work schedule at times. Final candidates for this position may be required to undergo a security screening and will need to provide a current driver's abstract. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies in various locations across the province.
How to Apply
Online applications are preferred. To apply online, please visit
Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Mihaela Petreanu, Tourism, Parks and Recreation, 7th floor Standard Life Centre 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T5J 4R7. Fax: (780) 422-3142 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application.
If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Trudy Dyer at email@example.com. We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
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