Road Maintenance


Special Areas

Job Category: Seasonal
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: ConsortHanna AlbertaOyenYoungstown
Competition No: 321005


2022 Season Positions: 

Equipment Operators & Maintenance Workers

Positions include: 

  • Grader Beat Operators
  • Brush Cutter/Mower Crew Operators
  • Gravel Crew Operators-Loader/Checker/Water Haul
  • Bridge Crew Operators-Rubber Tire Hoe
  • Water Truck Drivers (Class 3 Drivers Licence)
  • Patch and Sign Crew Drivers/Operators.
  • Roadside Spraying – Applicator’s licence required
Workplace & General Information:

SA2 (Hanna area), SA3 (Oyen area), SA4 (Consort area), Youngstown Service Centre

  • Hourly rates starting at $21.2243 – $35.3574 depending upon licensing, experience/education
  • Work week hours are dependent on Crew Assignment
    • Majority of placements are within SA2 (Hanna area), SA3 (Oyen area), SA4 (Consort area), and the Youngstown Service Centre (Monday to Friday)
Key Duties & Description Key Duties include: 

  • Operation of road maintenance equipment for tasks such as grading, weed and brush control equipment
  • Gravel loading, delivery and spreading
  • Erecting signs and snow fence
  • Equipment servicing and minor repairs
  • Delivering the Special Areas Safety Program and all reporting requirements
  • Grade 12 (or an equivalent GED) – combination of experience/education will be considered
  • Prior road maintenance and/or construction experience is an asset
  • Physical capabilities to perform job duties – required lifting/carrying up to 50 lbs.
  • Working knowledge in the care and use of tools and equipment common to these positions
  • Ability to communicate effectively using courtesy, tact and discretion and use good judgement

Preference may be given to candidates possessing:

  • Class 3 AB Drivers Licence (Air Endorsement)
  • Class 1 Drivers Licence
Important Considerations 
  • ­­­­­­­These are designated safety sensitive positions and mandatory pre-employment drug testing will be conducted on all newly hired employees
  • These positions will be working outside completing fieldwork in rural-remote areas
  • Availability to work into September/October
  • Overtime work may be expected as a part of this role
  • Please include a contact email address on application or resume
Additional Information
  • Shaune Kovitch– Superintendent of Roads & Equipment – 403-779-3733
  • Lisa Colby – HR Supervisor – 403-854-5604


Please send an application form and/or resume quoting competition number to:

Human Resource Services
Special Areas Board
Box 820
Hanna, AB T0J 1P0
Fax (403) 854-5527


We thank all applicants; however, only those invited for an interview will be personally contacted.

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