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.

Administrative Assistant - Corporate and Community Services (Temporary Full Time)

#8810 - Administrative
Drumheller, AB

POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting directly to the Director for Corporate and Community Services, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for the co-ordination and delivery of all administrative duties for the Corporate and Community Services Departments, which includes Recreation Arts and Culture, Community Development and Social Planning (CDSP) and the Finance Department.

In addition to day-to-day administration, this role regularly supports the Team with grant submissions, documentation and record keeping; assists in developing reports and drafting correspondence to go to Council; is the primary contact for Special Event Permits and the related administration and supports other special projects as assigned.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • Completion of a related post-secondary education program.
  • A minimum of three (3) years progressively responsible office experience, preferably in municipal government or similar organization.

*An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered on the basis of one year of full-time administrative experience for one year of education.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • Bondable
    • Familiar with the Municipal Government Act, and Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
    • Proficiency in computer applications, specifically in Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc., Meeting software platforms, and on-line search engines.
    • Effective time management skills; works effectively with variable work loads and deadlines, to produce timely and accurate documentation.
    • Proficient verbal communication skills to provide and exchange information, clarify requests, and gather and interpret information.
    • Excellent written communication skills, including skills for drafting procedures and business documents; and proofreading skills with attention to detail for content and accuracy.
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to use superior tact and discretion, judgment, and possess political acuity.
    • Strong interpersonal skills, including confidentiality, and the ability to work cooperatively with others.
    • Ability to learn and adapt quickly.
    • Applicants must be able to clearly demonstrate how they meet minimum qualifications and requirements in their resume.

*Applicants must be able to clearly demonstrate how they meet minimum qualifications and requirements in their resume.

DURATION OF ROLE: January 2024 through to April 2025

HOURS PER WEEK:37.5 hours – Monday to Friday, however may require some evening work from time to time

PAY SCALE: $24.93 - $30.67/hour in accordance with CUPE Local 4604 Collective Agreement

BENEFITS: Extended Health, Dental and Vision Benefits. 3 weeks vacation time and other benefits as per the Town’s HR Policy and Collective Bargaining Agreement

CLOSING DATE: Applications for the position will be received until May 10th, 2024 at 4:30 p.m. or until suitable candidate 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.

Student Labourer - Summer Seasonal Fulltime – 2 positions

#9532
Public Works

Student Labourer
Summer Seasonal Fulltime – 2 positions

Do you LOVE working outdoors? Are you someone who just can’t sit still and needs to be moving all day? Then here is the role for YOU!


The Town of Drumheller is seeking enthusiastic students to fill the position of
Student Labourer at Public Works.


Position Summary: Performs manual work with our parks and public works crews, involving the use of common labouring tools (i.e., shovels, rakes, push brooms, push mower, wheelbarrows, etc). Involves the use of light duty trucks and light motorized equipment.


Qualifications:
• Ability to perform all duties with a minimum of supervision and work effectively with variable work loads
• Intermediate written and computer skills to document events & generate basic reports
• Experience with light hand tools
• Capable of performing heavy manual labour in all types of conditions (i.e. wind, rain, cold, etc).
• Minimum Class 5 Driver’s License & ability to provide a clear Driver’s Abstract
• Ability to provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check
• Safety conscious
• Grade 12 preferred


Employment Category: Student Labourer


Hours per Week: 40 hours (Sunday – Saturday) Includes Weekend Work *Please note that due to the seasonal nature of this role, time off will be limited*

Start Date: Immediate End Date: September 2, 2024

Pay Scale: $21.36/hour (Student Labourer – CUPE 135)

Deadline for Applications: This position will remain open until suitable candidates are hired.

How to Apply: Please submit your resume via the CAREERS section on our website.


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.

Operations Manager

#9533
Public Works

Operations Manager

Located in the heart of the Canadian Badlands, the Town of Drumheller is a worldwide tourism destination community serving 8,000 permanent residents and almost 1 million visitors annually.
The Municipality is the largest ‘town’ in Alberta by land size and spans over 107 square kilometres, this includes the neighbourhoods of Drumheller, Midland, Bankview, Newcastle, North Drumheller, Nacmine, Wayne, East Coulee, Rosedale, and Cambria. The infrastructure services team manages a variety of services and facilities across this vast area, including but not limited to over 220 kilometers of roads and trails, two pools, a recreation center, an arena and multiple other town buildings, several parks, one water and two waste water treatment plants, underground utilities and also supplies water to surrounding counties and communities.
Due to an upcoming retirement, The Town of Drumheller is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated and safety orientated leader to fill the position of Operations Manager. As a key member of the Management Team, reporting to the Director of Infrastructure, the incumbent will be responsible for the planning, coordinating and daily supervision of the activities for the Town’s Operations department including, roads, bridges, signage, gravel and pavement management, solid waste collection and disposal and recycling services for the Town, open spaces maintenance, roadsides, public walkways, sidewalks, storm sewers, drainage and equipment and building management. They assist the Infrastructure Director in developing and implementing sound initiatives for short and long-term service delivery, oversees the daily activities of staff and contracted services, prepares and manages operating budgets, and undertakes capital projects as required.
The successful incumbent will be a strategic and critical thinker who is passionate about team leadership, continuous operational improvements, innovation and collaboration, both internally and externally.

Required Qualifications
• 5-7 year of progressively responsible experience in a leadership role, preferably in municipal operations and/or public works.
• Level I Public works Supervisor Certification or other management/ leadership certification in a related field.
• Preference given to those either enrolled in or holding a certificate in Engineering Technology or related discipline from a recognized post secondary institution.
• Proven proficiency in mentoring, leading and developing diverse teams within a unionized environment
• Experienced in budget planning and management.
• Strong project management and change management skills
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
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• Familiarity with Municipal Government Act and other applicable provincial statutes, including OH&S
• Valid Class 3 driver’s license, preference Air Brake endorsement.
• Ability to operate and maintain department machinery an asset.

Additional Information
The general hours of work are Monday to Friday, from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. Additional hours may be required on evenings/ weekends.
The Town of Drumheller offers a competitive total compensation package including salary, vacation, management leave, extended health and wellness benefits package, LAPP pension (effective date of hire), professional development support and an excellent team environment.


The successful applicant will be required to provide verification of education, a satisfactory criminal record check and be willing to relocate to Drumheller. Financial Relocation Assistance may be provided.


The Town of Drumheller values diversity of expertise, talent and opinion which creates an innovative and collaborative environment. We are committed to a respectful and inclusive workplace and welcome applications from all qualified individuals. If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding career opportunity and want to be a leader amongst our professionals in this worldwide destination area, consider making the Town of Drumheller your community and your team!


Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume and cover letter via our CAREERS site.


We thank you for your interest. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Hoodoo Parking Attendants

#9559 - Seasonal
Drumheller, AB

The Town of Drumheller is seeking responsible and customer service focused individuals to help manage parking and offer tourist information at the Hoodoo’s this summer.


Position Summary

Responsible for greeting guests to the area. Explain parking charges, collect fees from customers and respond to customer inquiries. Perform cash handling tasks, such as making change, balancing, and recording cash receipts. Maintain parking lot and roadway by ensuring a clean condition, free from litter, rocks, weeds, and debris.
Hours per Week: Shifts will be 10:00 am – 6:00 pm and 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm and include weekend work.

Compensation

  • $17.85/ hour - CUPE 4604 Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Class 5 Driver’s License with clean driving record
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Able to provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check
  • Cash handling experience
  • Knowledge of the Valley


Deadline for Applications

Friday, June 21st, 2023, at 4:30pm

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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