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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Equipment Operator: Transportation

The Municipal District of Lesser Slave River is currently seeking a full time Equipment Operator within the Transportation team based out of our Flatbush Office. Reporting to the Transportation Foreman, the Equipment Operator is responsible for operating heavy equipment for municipal district operations. Heavy equipment may include loaders, dozers, graders, excavators, tractors, and packers.


Duties may include (but are not limited to):

  • Operates heavy equipment a safe and effective manner according to relevant legislation, policies and procedures.
  • Performs daily safety and maintenance checks, minor repairs and maintains logs. Advises supervisor of any mechanical or safety issues.
  • Cleans equipment as scheduled or required and ensures equipment is safely stored.
  • Installs or removes special equipment and attachments.
  • Responds in a professional and timely manner to inquiries, complaints, or suggestions from clients, providing effective follow-up as required.
  • Reports facility problems to the Health & Safety Coordinator for the provision of a safe work environment.
  • Displays effective communication, customer service and interpersonal skills to effectively maintain professional relationships and communications with management, coworkers, internal customers, and the public.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and creativity at work by identifying efficiencies, seeking to improve.
  • Carries out physical labor including outdoor and indoor, as required.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Education and Certifications

  • Grade 12 Diploma — preferred
  • Valid Alberta Class 3 Driver’s License — preferred
  • Alberta Class 1 with Air Brake Endorsement — preferred
  • Heavy Equipment Operator’s Certificate — asset

Abilities and Experience

  • 3 years experience in grader operating — required
  • Must be physically fit and able to do heaving lifting work — required
  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time, able to climb in and out of machinery — required
  • Must be willing to work in all types of weather conditions — required
  • Excellent social, communication, and relationship management skills — required
  • Ability to work well under pressure, individually and as part of a team — required

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary, defined-benefit pension plan, benefit package, a variety of developmental opportunities, and the opportunity to make a real difference within a growing and dynamic organization.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit in confidence to recruitment (@) referencing Competition #EO-2024-02 in the subject line. 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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