Job Opportunities


November 2016 to April 2017 (up to 30 hours/week)


Reporting to the Recreation Foreman the seasonal Recreation Operators are responsible for maintaining recreational and other municipal facilities to ensure clean and safe facilities are available. Shift work is required for these positions. Hours will average 12 – 20 hours per week and will not exceed 30 hours per week.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Maintain and secure all Town recreational facilities on a daily basis
  • Cleaning and general maintenance of recreational facilities
  • Assisting with the installation, maintenance and removal of ice
  • Monitor and maintain the arena schedule as provided by the Community Services Department
  • Maintain proper communication channel protocol with Lead Hand and Foreman if incidents arise


  • High School diploma or G.E.D.
  • Physically capable to perform job requirements (i.e. lifting heavy equipment and tools)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Knowledge of heavy equipment operation
  • Ability to communicate effectively with public and staff
  • Arena Operator 1 or 2 certification is an asset

Salary: AUPE Class Level: Starting at $18.44 per hour.

Apply Now!

Apply to submitting your cover letter and resume by November 1, 2016.



Full-Time Permanent

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Legislative Coordinator acts as a key liaison between Town Council, Administration, external government agencies, and members of the public. The Legislative Coordinator will be responsible for preparing Council and Committee related documentation, organizing the appointments to Council Committees and Boards, overseeing the Town’s Corporate Policy, Procedure, and central filing systems. This position will also research, apply for and oversee grant applications.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
CAO, Council & Organizational Governance
• Prepare, compile and distribute Council agenda packages and minutes.
• Assist with Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act inquiries.
• Draft internal and external correspondence, including correspondence for signature by management and Council.
• Assumes lead roles related to governance and documentation within the organization, including but not limited to: Serving as the Deputy Returning Officer and Commissioner of Oaths.
• Prepare memoranda, briefing notes and reports to CAO and Council.
• Coordinate the planning and execution of Council events.
Committees & Boards
• Coordination of Committee and Board vacancies, including advertising for vacancies, reviewing applications, preparation of recommendations for appointment, and subsequent notification to the respective Boards, Committees, and appointees of appointments.
• Attendance at Committee meetings to record minutes as required, including preparation and setup.
Corporate Policy, Procedure, and Bylaw Program
• Conduct comprehensive reviews and research regarding the development and maintenance of organizational bylaws, policies, and procedures.
• Develop and maintain a Corporate Policy, Procedure, and Bylaw program.
• Develop and maintain electronic and file management database systems that include, but are not limited to: Committee & Board member information, bylaws, resolutions, Council minutes, Committee minutes, policies and procedures.
Administrative Duties
• Oversee bookings and reservations that pertain to Council events.
• Complete the opening and distribution of mail and email to all departments respecting the confidentiality of the contents.
• Assist the Planning and Development department with administrative tasks and permitting as required.
• Post-secondary education in public administration, business administration, political science or related field; plus a minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of administrative, legal or legislative experience, preferably within a local government setting.
• Minimum of one (1) year experience in policy writing for a small to medium sized organization.
• Exceptional attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple priorities effectively in a busy public service environment.
• Knowledge of the Alberta Municipal Government Act, records management, and FOIP.
• Excellent written and oral communications skills, public relations skills, and practical problem solving ability.
• Advanced knowledge of software, and the MS Office work environment.
• Ability to interpret bylaws, resolutions, contracts, official records, and related legal documents and prepare draft materials, when required.
• Experience with grant application writing is an asset.
• Local Government Certification from a recognized institution would be considered an asset.

Apply Now!
Apply to submitting your cover letter and resume. For more information regarding this exciting opportunity please contact Mollie Habke at This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.



Full-Time Permanent

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Infrastructure & Engineering Manager will provide in-house technical oversight and engineering support services to all Town departments. The Infrastructure & Engineering Manager will be responsible for a diversity of high level infrastructure-related activities, including:

• Preparation and/or review of drawings, feasibility studies, tender packages, RFP’s and technical reports;

• Developing creative engineering solutions in response to short, intermediate and long term infrastructure challenges;

• Project management, and various other special projects and cross-departmental initiatives.

Additional duties include, but are not limited to:
• Coordinate and liaise with contractors and manage assigned capital projects.
• Responsible for infrastructure assessments and analysis, as well as assisting where applicable with capital asset management.
• Coordinate with other divisions to develop long-range operational budgets for the Department.
• Develop cost projections, designs, and RFP’s for capital projects.
• Liaise and coordinate the activities of engineering services with other Town departments, Municipalities, Utilities and Government Agencies.
• Prepare and administer RFP’s for the construction and maintenance of Town infrastructure.
• Infrastructure assessments and capital life-cycle replacement planning.
• Capital project management.
• Engineering design, and the assembly of construction-ready plans and documents, where feasible and appropriate.
• Updating and commissioning infrastructure plans and studies where applicable and needed.
• Mentorship and oversight of the Town’s engineering technologists.
• Giving advice on planning issues, subdivision, and land development proposals in coordination with other municipal departments.
• Make operational recommendations to the Town on Town-owned facilities.
• Facility and project site inspections as needed or required.

• Certified, registered or professional designation, diploma or degree in Civil Engineering or Engineering Design Technology, preferably with experience in a municipal setting or experience working with municipalities.
• Minimum 7 years’ experience in professional consulting or in a municipal setting.
• Strong working knowledge of Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Health and Safety legislation and regulations.
• APEGA, or able to obtain APEGA membership.
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Proficiency in MS Office products, Civil3D, and AutoCAD.
• Experience in conducting public presentations.
• Flexible, resourceful and able to adapt to a changing environment.
• Ability to identify areas for improvement and take initiative to implement appropriate changes.
• Project Management Training is beneficial.

Apply Now!
Apply to submitting your cover letter and resume. For more information regarding this exciting opportunity please contact Mollie Habke at This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.


Why work at the Town of Coaldale:

  • Competitive salary
  • Full benefits package (health, dental, vision)
  • RRSP contribution
  • Great working environment

About the Town of Coaldale:

The Town of Coaldale is responsible for delivering a wide range of core municipal services to community residents.  It is our mission to ensure that Coaldale continues to be a preferred place to live, work and play.   For more information, visit our website at

Applicants to be interviewed for the above positions will be contacted within three weeks of the competition closing date. Applicants not contacted are thanked for their interest and encouraged to apply for future positions advertised by the Town.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.