Assistant Parks Supervisor


Special Areas Board

Job Category: PermanentSalaried
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Blood Indian (near Big Stone)Prairie Oasis (near Hanna)
Competition No: 30147
Permanent Full-Time Position 
  • Annual Salary starting at $62,584 – $75,895 depending upon experience/education
  • 8-hour workday (Monday through Sunday availability) – Overtime may be required
Summary & Workplace
  • We are looking for a responsible Supervisor to oversee the workflow at our Parks facilities. The role is a complex one. The successful candidate will not just be someone who supervises the work of others; the supervisor is also responsible for coaching, resolving issues and serving as a link between people and work.
  • The ideal candidate will be a competent individual who will be able to guide and train both full time and seasonal employees. They will be well-versed in processes under the role’s responsibility and will be results-driven and focused. The goal is to ensure that parks operations are carried out productively to ensure optimum public service and sustainable growth.
  • Workplaces will include Special Areas Parks, including Blood Indian and Prairie Oasis
Key Duties & Description   Key Duties will include: 

  • Accountable for ensuring and providing maintenance and operational duties supporting the day-to-day facility operation of Special Areas Board parks and campgrounds
  • Provide staff training, support, and mentorship; coordinate day-to-day activities and schedules; act as a key contact as needed
  • Ensure facilities are cleaned and maintained to Special Areas Board and Alberta Parks’ standards; may perform worksite duties alongside team members which includes cleaning bathrooms, shower houses, campsites, and garbage disposal
  • Operate power and hand tools to complete repairs and preventative maintenance tasks; oversee park grooming activities
  • Ensure staff adhere to all pertinent policies, procedures, and protocols, including Occupational Health and Safety and WHMIS standards, campground regulations, and Special Areas policies
  • Lead and participate in emergency protocols to provide support to visitors and staff in an emergency situation; oversee staff schedules and timesheet entries
  • Grade 12 (or an equivalent – GED)
  • 2-5 years of parks maintenance experience preferred (a combination of education/experience will be considered
  • Valid Driver’s Licence
  • Must have good physical stamina and strength and be capable of performing demanding physical tasks and working in rain or shine weather conditions
  • Ability to communicate effectively using courtesy, tact and discretion and use good judgement
Important Considerations 
  • ­­­­­­­This is a designated safety sensitive position and mandatory pre-employment drug testing will be conducted on new hires
  • Shift scheduling includes weekdays/rotational weekends (some evenings).
  • Related experience that includes supervisory or leadership experience would be an asset
  • Overtime work will be expected as a part of this role.
  • Please include email address on your application or resume
Additional Information
  • John Armstrong – Parks Supervisor – 403-854-5600
  • Lisa Colby – HR Supervisor – 403-854-5604


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