Open Positions  

Mackenzie County is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Mackenzie County is currently inviting applications for a Casual Equipment Operator position.  The primary location for this position will be in La Crete, however the individual may be required to work in other areas of the municipality as per operational requirements.  This is a unionized position and the hours of work are on an as needed basis.

Reporting to the Public Works Supervisor (South), the successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Manual labour (i.e. shoveling snow/dirt);
  • Maintenance and repair of signs, culverts, etc.;
  • Snow removal, manual and equipment;
  • Operate the snow/plow truck or grader as required;
  • The safe operation and minor maintenance of County equipment;
  • Assisting with crack-filling, pavement patching;
  • Some weekend or holiday work required; (Saturday & Sunday)
  • Other duties as required.

Requirements for this position are:

  • Valid Class 5 drivers’ license; Class 1 or 3 an asset;
  • Two to three years’ experience operating equipment (i.e. loader, backhoe, tractor, skid steer & lawn mower);
  • Moderate physical strength and stamina;
  • Mechanical knowledge of equipment would be an asset;
  • Knowledge of road maintenance;
  • Adequate verbal and written communication skills;
  • Evidence of successfully passing a police Criminal Record Check.

Salary Range: $27.90/hr. – $35.33/hr. As per the Collective Agreement, vacation pay will be calculated based on six percent (6%) of your earnings.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location: La Crete primarily, other areas of the municipality as per operational requirements.

Closing Date: Competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
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Mackenzie County is currently inviting applications for an Equipment Operator position. The primary location for this position will be in La Crete, however, the individual may be required to work in other areas of the municipality as per operational requirements. This is a full-time unionized position with a 40 hour work week (8 hours per day) Monday to Friday.

Reporting to the Public Works Supervisor (South), the successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Manual labour (i.e. shoveling snow/dirt);
  • Maintenance and repair of signs, culverts, etc.;
  • Snow removal, manual and equipment;
  • The safe operation and minor maintenance of County equipment;
  • Assisting with crack-filling, pavement patching;
  • Some weekend or holiday work required; (Saturday & Sunday)
  • Other duties as required.

Requirements for this position are:

  • Valid Class 5 drivers’ license; Class 1 or 3 an asset;
  • Two to three years’ experience operating equipment (i.e. loader, backhoe, tractor, skid steer & lawn mower);
  • Moderate physical strength and stamina;
  • Mechanical knowledge of equipment would be an asset;
  • Knowledge of road maintenance;
  • Adequate verbal and written communication skills;
  • Evidence of successfully passing a police Criminal Record Check.

Salary Range: $27.90/hr. – $35.33/hr.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location: La Crete primarily, other areas of the municipality as per operational requirements.

Closing Date: Competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
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Mackenzie County is currently inviting applications for two (2) Weed Inspector positions. Generally, the term of these positions are from May – September. The primary location for this position will be in Fort Vermilion, however, the individual may be required to work in other areas of the municipality as per operational requirements. This is a full-time unionized position with a 40 hour work week (8 hours
per day) Monday to Friday.

Reporting to the Agricultural Fieldman, the successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Inspecting & enforcing weed control within the County;
  • Investigating weed & pest complaints;
  • Assisting the Agricultural staff with agricultural related duties, which can include crop pest & disease inspections, beaver control & beaver dam removal, road side grass seeding & delivery of the rental pump & pipe;
  • Assist with the Shelterbelt Tree Program & Do Not Spray program;
  • Other duties as required.

Requirements for this position are:

  • Completion of Grade 12 Diploma;
  • Agricultural education and/or background is an asset;
  • Knowledge of weed identification is essential;
  • Valid Industrial Pesticide Applicators Certificate is an asset;
  • Familiarity with the Alberta Township Act (ATS) System & the ability to locate land parcels using legal land descriptions;
  • Basic equipment operating skills (i.e. tractors, quads, picker truck, etc.);
  • Good written and verbal communication skills;
  • Computer knowledge is a requirement;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Moderate physical strength & stamina for manual labour;
  • Clean drivers abstract;
  • Valid Class 5 drivers’ license; Class 1 or 3 an asset;
  • Evidence of successfully passing a police Criminal Record Check.

Salary Range: $24.36/hr. – $31.78/hr.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location: Fort Vermilion primarily, other areas of the municipality as per operational requirements.

Closing Date: Competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
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Applying

To apply for an available position please forward all resumes and applications to:

Mackenzie County
Attn: Human Resources
4511-46 Avenue, Box 640
Fort Vermilion, AB, T0H 1N0
Phone: 780-927-3718
Fax: 780-927-4266
Email: hr@mackenziecounty.com

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