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May 21, 2014.
Maintenance Service Worker 2.
Tourism, Parks and Recreation.
Tourism, Parks and Recreation, Canmore - The Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park (CNCPP) is looking for a motivated and skilled Trails Specialist to join our service-oriented team. Our work is an integral part of a world class, year-round recreational, high performance sporting venue.
Reporting to the Trails Supervisor, this specialist supports the ongoing operation and maintenance of the CNCPP's trails systems and equipment maintenance as a key member of the Trails Program. Primary responsibilities and their associated tasks include:
- Trail Maintenance - help monitor and maintain all designated trails on a routine basis, ensuring they meet site and department standards;
- Grooming - plan and implement the winter grooming program through operation of snowcats and snowmobile grooming machines;
- Event Management - assist in the set up, running and clean-up of summer and winter events;
- Volunteer coordination and supervision - provide direction to trail maintenance volunteers;
- Administration - manage emails, create parts order lists, stocking and counting of parts and supplies inventories for the Trails Program.
The successful candidate has strong interpersonal and client service skills and has experience performing administrative duties. They must also be able to operate a wide range of equipment and machinery (e.g. mini-excavators, snow grooming machines, quads, snowmobiles, skid-steer loaders, tractors, etc.) and possess a basic skill level in mechanical repair and carpentry.
- The completion of some high school education and related training plus 1 year of related
- Experience designing, building and maintaining summer single track trails
- Experience in operating and maintaining a wide range of equipment and machinery
- Experience making and grooming machine-made snow is an asset.
- Experience with Nordic grooming at International Competitive Events is also considered an asset
- Equivalencies will be considered.
$1,685.52 - $2,043.18/bi-weekly ($43,992 - $53,326 annually)
This is a permanent salaried 40-hour per week position that is typically scheduled Tuesday to Saturday with evening, overnight and weekend shift work during grooming season (October to April). Candidates must hold a valid Class 5 Driver's License. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies. Successful candidates must be physically able to perform the duties found in the position profile (e.g. manual labour, heavy lifting, etc.)
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. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application.
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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