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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Seasonal Shop Helper

The Municipal District of Lesser Slave River is seeking a Shop Helper/Laborer for seasonal employment for approximately the period of May to September 2024, at our locations of Slave Lake, Smith and Flatbush. The Shop Attendant is responsible for helping to maintain the MD Maintenance Shops and Yards, as well as assisting other departments when extra help is required.


Duties may include (but are not limited to):

  • Cleaning and detailing trucks and equipment, small maintenance of units (Greasing, lights, etc).
  • Document unit inspections for record management and safety.
  • Keep equipment and shop yard clean.
  • Help with various mechanic duties when needed.
  • Parts inventory, Fleet filing and Transportation labourer when needed.
  • Housekeeping items in shop, yard and coffee room.
  • Performs daily, weekly and monthly 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.
  • Performs grass mowing, yard maintenance, refuse collection, brushing, clearing, patching, crack filling, carpentry work, painting, snowplowing.
  • Participates in sign maintenance, installation, and washing.
  • Completes ditching and culvert installation.
  • Establishes maintenance at community halls, shops, fire halls, offices, parks and boat launches.
  • Understands and follows the municipal safety procedures and program.

Education and Certifications

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

Abilities and Experience

  • Must be physically fit and able to do heaving lifting work – 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

Salary Range: $21.10 – $27.77/hour, dependent on qualifications and experience.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit in confidence to recruitment (@) referencing Competition #SSH2024 in the subject line. This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is hired. Shortlist may occur earlier so apply soon.

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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