Job Opportunities

Cultivate a great career with the MD

Job Opportunities

Cultivate your career with the MD

A job at the MD enables you to grow professionally while making a difference in the community. We employ about 75 full-time, part-time, seasonal, casual and contract staff that serve a local population of more than three thousand residents!

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Municipal Services Technician

The Municipal Service Technician is a site-based approach to providing services and maintenance of the Municipal District’s utility systems, facilities, infrastructure, lift stations, and heavy equipment. Performing a variety of tasks year-round to assist with municipal operations. Duties include both equipment and labor-intensive tasks.

The MD is looking for individuals who have experience, training and/or aptitude for a variety of duties. We are willing to provide training to grow the candidate to become competent in the responsibilities.


Duties may include (but are not limited to):

Equipment Operating: Operates equipment in a safe and effective manner. Performs daily safety and maintenance checks, minor repairs and maintains logs.

Facilities Maintenance: Assists with a variety of inspections, repairs, services, installations and upgrades to MD Buildings. Performs minor repairs (carpentry, finishing, cement, roof repair, flooring, drywalling, painting).

Labourer Duties: Performs or assists with a variety site maintenance, refuse collection and disposal, brushing and clearing, road maintenance, assistance on construction projects, flagging, snow clearing, and sanding.

Water/Wastewater Services: Involved in the day-to-day operations and maintenance of water treatment, water distribution and wastewater collection and treatment systems (training provided).


  • Grade 12 Diploma — required
  • Valid Alberta Class 5 Driver’s License — required

Skills and Experience

  • Mechanically inclined — required
  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time as well as be able to climb in and out of machinery
  • Must be physically fit and able to do heavy work — required
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) — asset
  • Experience with plumbing, electrical, underground utility work — asset
  • Experience in practical building construction/maintenance — asset
  • Heavy Equipment Operator’s Certificate — asset
  • Asset management / work order certificate or experience — asset
  • Basic building certificate or experience — asset

Salary Range: $30.48 – 40.11/hour ($63,393.72 – $83,41.81), dependent on experience. Temporary accommodations may be available for a reduced rent. These positions work Monday to Friday.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit in confidence to recruitment (@) referencing Competition #MST2024 in the subject line. Resumes can also be dropped off at our Smith and Flatbush offices. This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is hired.

The MD thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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MD administration offices are open from Monday to Friday between 8:15am and 4:30pm.
Main Office: Box 722 - 3000, 15th Ave SE, Slave Lake, AB
T:780.849.4888  F:1.866.449.4888
Sub-office: 660061 Range Road 20, Flatbush, AB
T:780.681.3929  F:1.866.681.3929




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