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 Geographical Information Systems Assistant

The Municipal District of Lesser Slave River is seeking GIS Assistants to commence in May and terminate in September 2024. This position works out of our Slave Lake location.

Provide technical assistance and conduct data collection for geographic information system and asset management program. Work is to be completed in an efficient and accurate manner with emphasis on independent work habits and self-motivated initiative to learn and excel in all aspects of data and asset management process.


Duties may include (but are not limited to):

  • Collecting asset data in the field using ArcGIS Field Maps or Surveying devices.
  • Exporting or downloading data collected in appropriate GIS files.
  • Provide input and feedback on data collection process.
  • Assist with the asset management program.
  • Research and evaluate the GIS hardware and software systems.
  • Provide technical support to lead hand in another municipal department.
  • Map design and production based on requirement outlined by the end user.


  • Post secondary education in Geographic Information System certificate or diploma, or Geomatics related training – required
  • Valid Alberta Class 5 Driver’s License – required
  • Proficiency with GIS Platforms including but not limited to QGIS, ArcGIS, Catalis
  • Experience working with data collection apps or surveying equipment’s – asset

Salary Range: $24.36 – $29.64/hour, dependent on qualifications and experience.

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

This competition will remain open until a suitable candidates are 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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