Career Opportunities

Casual Lifeguard or Instructor

#7173 - Employment
Drumheller, AB

Position Summary:  Reporting to the Shift Supervisor 1, this position is responsible for life guarding supervision to the public and providing a safe, clean, professional and friendly environment to ensure that pool patrons have a positive aquatic experience as well as providing aquatic programs and lessons to the public. 

Education and Experience:  Depending on the level of experience, all applicants must have their National Lifeguard or Red Cross Lifeguard Certificate as well as First Aid/CPR Certificates. Water Safety Instructor course would be an asset, but is not a requirement. Candidates with excellent communication and positive interpersonal skills; time management and computer skills and knowledge of aquatics programming principles are encouraged to apply. 

Hours per Week: On an as needed basis.  Shifts vary between morning, days, evenings and weekends.

Pay Scale: $16.46 - $19.10

Benefits: As per the Town’s HR Policy and CUPE 4604 Collective Bargaining Agreement

Employment Category: Casual Lifeguard

The Town of Drumheller is an equal opportunity employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace; all candidates who are authorized to work in Canada are welcome to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Casual Cashier/Waterslide Attendant

#7793 - Employment
Drumheller Aquaplex

Position Summary:  Responsible for providing assistance to the public at the front counter.  Respond to inquiries and answer the telephone at the Aquaplex.  Responsible for cashiering services as well as supervision to the public in the waterslide area and perform maintenance and janitorial duties throughout the Aquaplex.

Education and Experience:  Must be bondable, perform all duties with a minimum of supervision and work effectively with variable work loads and produce timely and accurate documentation.  Strong verbal and written communication skills.  Valid Bronze Cross and Bronze Medallion certifications.  Standard First Aid award or Assistant Water Safety Instructor award an asset.

Hours per Week: On an as needed basis.  Shifts vary between morning, days, evenings and weekends.

Pay Scale:  $16.39

Benefits:  As per the Town’s HR Policy and CUPE 4604 Collective Bargaining Agreement

The Town of Drumheller is an equal opportunity employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace; all candidates who are authorized to work in Canada are welcome to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

#9296 - Employment
Drumheller, AB

Our Water and Waste Water Team has undergone recent exciting changes and is seeking enthusiastic, customer-centric and ‘safety first’ individuals for the position of Plant Operator.

Located in the heart of the Canadian Badlands, the Town of Drumheller is a worldwide tourism destination community serving 8,000 permanent residents and over 500,000 visitors annually. The Municipality is the largest ‘town’ in Alberta by land size and spans over 107 square kilometres, this includes the communities of Drumheller, Midland, Bankview, Newcastle, North Drumheller, Nacmine, Wayne, East Coulee, Rosedale, and Cambria.

The Utilities department is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the water treatment plant, water distribution network, wastewater treatment plants, and sanitary collection system. There are also five (5) water reservoirs, two (2) water booster station and seven (7) sanitary lift stations. Our Team is focused on continuous operational improvements and is making changes to exceed industry standards!

Position Summary: Responsible for the daily maintenance, testing and operations of the Town’s Water and Waste Water Systems in accordance with Provincial and Federal legislation, codes, bylaws, policies and procedures. Provide direction to Plant Operator in Training.

Education and Experience: Minimum Grade 12 or equivalent. Completion of Alberta Environment Operator 2 certifications in Water Treatment, Water Distribution, Waste Water Collection, and Waste Water Treatment, Preference given to those with post secondary certificate in water and/or waste water systems. Two (2) years of related experience as a Plant Operator 1.

Physically fit with the ability to withstand normal working conditions. Performs all duties with a minimum of supervision and works effectively with variable work loads. Strong verbal & Written communication skills required. Hands-on application and use of computer systems and their applications. An Alberta Class 5 valid driver’s license.

Hours Per Week: Monday to Friday - 40 hours per shift cycle
*Please note that the shift cycle is currently under review

Pay Scale: $39.60/hour (As per CUPE 135 Collective Agreement)
*Applicants with Level 1 qualifications may be considered at a lower rate of pay.

Benefits include, but are not limited to: Extended Health, Vision and Dental plans, sick leave and long-term disability, $500/year health spending account, paid professional development and paid professional certification fees, extensive paid leave plans (vacation, personal leave), 13.5 statutory holidays per year and more!

Deadline for Applications: Until suitable candidates are hired.

The Town of Drumheller is an equal opportunity employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace; all candidates who are authorized to work in Canada are welcome to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

BCF All Sports Camp Leader

#9420 - Employment
Drumheller, AB

Are you creative and have a passion for working with children/teens? Then we invite you to join our summer Camp Team!

The Town of Drumheller is looking for a Camp Leader, for the new All Sports BCF Camp for the summer!

Position Summary: Responsible for developing, planning, implementing, supervising and evaluating the New All Sports BCF Camp. This summer program is for children/teens ages 9-14 years old and working closely with the Recreation, Arts & Culture Program Coordinator. Originality, initiative and enthusiasm are necessary to create a memorable, fun and safe summer for the participants. Strong organizational, communication, and customer service skills are essential.

Qualifications: This position is funded through the Canada Summer Job Grant program, and therefore you must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment and have the following qualifications: 

  • Supervisory experience
  • Must have a driver’s license
  • Previous experience working with children, sports, and recreational activities would be considered assets
  • A passion for working with children and understanding of a variety of child learning needs
  • Provide a clear Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check
  • First Aid/CPR/AED

Hours per Week: Approximately 40 Hours per week (Monday – Friday)

Pay Scale: $17.85/ hour (All Sports BCF Camp Program Leader 1 position - CUPE 4604)

Start Date: June 24, 2024  

End Date: August 30, 2024

Deadline for Applications: Open until a suitable candidate is found.

The Town of Drumheller is an equal opportunity employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace; all candidates who are authorized to work in Canada are welcome to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  

This opportunity is in partnership with Canada Summer Jobs youth employment program and is open to individuals aged 15 to 30 years of age. 

BCF All Sports Camp Coordinator

#9421 - Employment
Drumheller, AB

Are you a natural leader who is creative and has a passion for working with children/teens? Then we invite you to join our summer Camp Team!

The Town of Drumheller is looking for a Camp Coordinator for the new All Sports BCF Camp for the summer!

Position Summary: Responsible for developing, planning, implementing, supervising and evaluating the New All Sports BCF Camp summer program. This program is for children/teens ages 9-14 years old and working closely with the Recreation, Arts & Culture Program Coordinator. Originality, initiative and enthusiasm are necessary to create a memorable, fun and safe summer for the participants. Strong organizational, communication, and customer service skills are essential.

Qualifications: This position is funded through the Canada Summer Job Grant program, and therefore you must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment and have the following qualifications: 

  • Supervisory experience
  • Must have a driver’s license
  • Previous experience working with children, sports, and recreational activities would be considered assets
  • A passion for working with children and understanding of a variety of child learning needs
  • Provide a clear Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check
  • First Aid/CPR/AED

Hours per Week: Approximately 40 Hours per week (Monday – Friday)

Pay Scale: $22.60/ hour (Program Coordinator 1 - CUPE 4604)  

Start Date: May 27, 2024  

End Date: August 30, 2024

Deadline for Applications: Open until a suitable candidate is found

The Town of Drumheller is an equal opportunity employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace; all candidates who are authorized to work in Canada are welcome to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  

This opportunity is in partnership with Canada Summer Jobs youth employment program and is open to individuals aged 15 to 30 years of age.

Events Activity Specialist

#9422 - Employment
Drumheller, AB

The Town of Drumheller is seeking a customer-centric, creative and enthusiastic individual to fill an Activity Specialist position with our Events team on a temporary, part-time basis for summer 2024.

Position Summary: Supporting the Events Coordinator, this position will assist with the planning and implementation of Town of Drumheller’s events including the set-up and take down of equipment, ensuring the event area is clean, safe and presentable, and engaging and facilitating activities with community members, and visitors at the events. Strong customer service skills and enthusiasm are essential.

Qualifications: The start of the employment and have the following qualifications: 

  • Must have a driver’s license
  • Previous experience working with events and sound equipment would be considered assets
  • A passion for working with the public
  • Provide a clear Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check
  • First Aid/CPR/AED
  • Must be able to lift up to 25lbs and be physically able to safety set up and take down required equipment.

Employment Category: Temporary, Part-time

Hours per Week: Approximately 30 hours per week, generally Friday/Saturday/Sunday shifts and includes evening work.

Start Date: Approximately May 1, 2024 

End Date: Approximately August 30, 2024 

Pay Scale: $17.85/hour as per CUPE 4604 Collective Bargaining Agreement

Deadline for Applications: Open until a suitable candidate is found

The Town of Drumheller is an equal opportunity employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace; all candidates who are authorized to work in Canada are welcome to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Casual Activity Specialist

#9423 - Employment
Drumheller, AB

The Town of Drumheller is seeking customer-centric and enthusiastic individuals to for the Activity Specialist positions at the Badlands Community Facility.

Position Summary: The Casual Activity Specialist will provide customer and member services, ensure the facility is clean and presentable, and facilitate activities for members and clients of the Badlands Community Facility.

Education and Experience: 

  • Minimum sixteen years of age.
  • Previous experience with customer service, handling of cash, sports, and recreational activities would be considered assets.
  • Must have a valid First Aid and CPR certificate or willing to obtain once hired.

Employment Category: Casual  

Hours per Week: Vary and include evening and weekend shifts.

Pay Scale: $17.85 - $21.76

Benefits: As per the Town's HR Policy and CUPE 4604 Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.

The Town of Drumheller is an equal opportunity employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace; all candidates who are authorized to work in Canada are welcome to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Community Development Coordinator

#9434 - Employment
Drumheller, AB

The Town of Drumheller is seeking an enthusiastic and industrious individual for the position of Temporary Full Time Community Development Coordinator.

This is a temporary full-time position for approximately 6 months, with the possibility of extension.

*Post Secondary student applicants who are available for fulltime work from mid-April to end of August and part-time hours thereafter may be considered.

Position Summary: Working within a dynamic team, the Community Development Coordinator will provide leadership, advocacy and support to our community and social development initiatives.  Primary areas of focus will include community capacity building, enabling volunteerism, providing information and referral, conducting social research and analysis, and Welcoming & Inclusive Communities initiatives.  This position prepares and executes grant proposals that contribute to existing programs and address emerging needs and trends within the community.  Where applicable, the position is responsible for adhering to the Family and Community Support Services Act and Regulation.

Hours per Week:  37.50 hours (Monday – Friday) May work some overtime

Pay Scale:  Program Coordinator ll ($24.58 - $28.77)

Benefits: As per the Town’s HR policy and CUPE 4604 Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Required Qualifications:  Grade 12 or equivalent as well as Diploma or degree in Community Development, Social Sciences or other human service disciplines.  Minimum 3 years of community development and program coordination experience.

Desirable Qualifications:  Knowledge of existing community organizations, groups and volunteer activities.  Valid First Aid/CPR Certification.  Certified in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training.  IAP2 training in planning and facilitating community public participation.  Able to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and some General Holidays.

Successful Candidate must be:

  • Bondable
  • Able to perform all duties with a minimum of supervision and work effectively with variable work loads, producing timely and accurate documentation
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to participate in Interagency meetings to ensure awareness of current services and programs within the community, reduce duplication of services and assist in the identification of service gaps
  • Demonstrated experience in program development, research and report writing
  • Strong interpersonal skills including superior tact, judgement, problem-solving skills and the ability to work cooperatively with others
  • Proven ability to garner funding through grants, sponsorship and/or funding partnerships would be an asset
  • Ensure effective monitoring and reporting of funds from all sources within assigned budget
  • Support the development of the annual department operating and capital budgets.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to develop and deliver strategies that enhance current programs, build capacity, meet emergent needs and achieve department objectives
  • Represent the Town of Drumheller at assigned community committees e.g. Strengthening Families Coalition (Family Fun), the Good Food Box etc.
  • Collect program data and outcomes for quarterly and annual reports
  • Utilize traditional and social media to promote programs and services
  • Perform other related duties as required by supervisor
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Ability to provide a current Police Information Check and Vulnerable Sector Check

Deadline for Applications: Until suitable candidate is found

The Town of Drumheller is an equal opportunity employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace; all candidates who are authorized to work in Canada are welcome to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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