Job Opportunities

OPERATIONS COORDINATOR

OPERATIONAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT

FULL-TIME PERMANENT

The Operations Coordinator is the primary point-person for planning, executing, and delivering designated operational projects or initiatives on time, within budget, and in accordance to specifications.  To achieve these important goals, the Operations Coordinator will define project requirements and scope, acquire project resources, and supervise the efforts of project team members.  Efficient delivery of project deliverables, effective quality control, clear communication of expectations to contractors, and reporting back to the Operations Supervisor, are critical tasks that must be performed throughout each aspect of a project lifecycle.  Site safety – for both internal staff and external contractors – is also a key pillar of this position.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Manage operational project activities, including the allocation of adequate resources, scheduling, documentation, budget, and other factors necessary for success.
  • Coordination of all contractor and sub-contractor safety handbook agreements.
  • Responsible for jobsite inspections.
  • Observe that Work Safe Practices are being followed during site visits by both contractors and initiatives being undertaken by in-house resources.
  • Ensure all contractual issues are resolved and dealt with in a timely manner.
  • Provide technical advice and support to municipal water, wastewater, stormwater, streets, transportation and facility operations and maintenance functions.
  • Schedule wastewater flow measuring sensor maintenance, maintain monitor hardware and software, retrieve data, and prepares reports and graphs as part of the wastewater flow monitoring program.
  • Design and draft plans, drawings or sketches from survey notes, sketches, other plans or technical information in support of the Operations department.
  • Prepare detailed material takeoffs and estimates for projects proposed and/or undertaken in-house by the Department.
  • Primary liaison between contractors and the Operations department to ensure timelines are met and the standards of each project are adhered to.
  • Performs preliminary, design and construction surveys, as-built / as-constructed surveys and other necessary surveys that are not legal in nature.
  • Locates underground infrastructure such as property pins, curb stop boxes, catch basins and natural gas service valves for Town staff.
  • Attends ride-alongs with Operations staff.
  • May serve as Acting Operations Supervisor in his/her absence.
  • Participates in the Town’s Emergency Management Program.

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Civil Engineering or Engineering Design/Drafting Technology, preferably with a specialization in Municipal Engineering
  • Membership in the Alberta Society of Engineering Technologists with Certification as a C. Tech., C.E.T., R.E.T. or P.Tech. in the municipal or civil field
  • Certification, progress toward achieving certification or willingness to obtain certification, from Alberta Environment as an Operator in the following areas:
  • Level I Water Distribution
  • Level I Waste Water Collection
  • Level I Waste Water Treatment
  • At least three years’ experience in municipal infrastructure, relevant construction activities and/or operations
  • Valid Alberta Class 5 Drivers License
  • Strong working knowledge of Windows, AutoCad, GIS, databases, spreadsheets, word processing and other software systems related to Engineering technology and infrastructure management
  • Working knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety legislation and regulations
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated, strong analytical skills and detail-oriented
  • Valid Alberta Class 3 Drivers License with Q endorsement is an asset

Salary Range: AUPE: $32.75 – $37.72 per hour.

Apply Now!

Apply to hr@coaldale.ca submitting your cover letter and resume. Competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.


UTILITY OPERATOR

FULL-TIME PERMANENT

Reporting to the Utility Foreman you will work on the operations and maintenance of the Water, Wastewater and Stormwater systems and facilities. This position is within a multi-function team that provides analytical and environmental testing.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Operate and maintain distribution equipment including computer control systems, alarm signals, regulate flows and distribute potable water
  • Perform routine maintenance on various distribution equipment
  • Collect and analyze water samples from random spots in the distribution system as determined by the Utility Foreman
  • Collect and analyze sanitary samples from lagoons, outfall line, the Oldman River and various locations as determined by the Utility Foreman
  • Perform laboratory duties and keep accurate records
  • Provide all monthly and annual reports to Alberta and Environment Canada
  • Maintain operation and maintenance of Level I Water Treatment & Wastewater Treatment as well as Level II Water Distribution & Wastewater Collection
  • Maintain and operate all SCADA and other software programs required for water and wastewater systems
  • Operating a Hydro-Vac Truck with flusher
  • Able to keep clean and maintain all equipment to the Town’s standards
  • Provide First Call locates for all utilities

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Physically capable of lifting heavy (50 lbs) equipment and tools; as well as working behind equipment such as a jack hammer and tamper
  • Certificates: Water Distribution Level I, Sanitary Sewer Collection Level I, Sanitary Sewer Treatment Level I; or the willingness to pursue this specialized education
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with computer competency in MS Office
  • Approachable and polite manner with the ability to mediate and problem solve
  • Flexible, resourceful and able to adapt to a changing environment
  • Valid Class 3 driver’s license with Q endorsement
  • Proven ability to repair Water Distribution, Wastewater Collection and Storm Sewer piping and appurtenances is an asset
  • Heavy equipment experience especially in water & sewer work (loader, hi-hoe, backhoe loader) is an asset

 Apply Now!

Apply to hr@coaldale.ca submitting your cover letter and resume by April 30, 2018.


COMMUNITY SERVICES COORDINATOR

PLANNING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

FULL-TIME PERMANENT

Reporting to the Community Services Manager, the Community Services Coordinator will be heavily involved with community engagement and event planning responsibilities, which require a high level of interaction with the public.  As a result, frequent meetings and some evening obligations are required.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of community engagement events focused on identifying community needs related to all aspects of Coaldale’s citizenry.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of analytical initiatives focused on measuring the effectiveness of programs and events the Town offers.
  • Handle facility rentals, bookings, class registrations, facility walk-throughs, invoicing and payments as needed or required.
  • Assist in the organization of department recreation and culture programs.
  • Plan departmental events including the Christmas Family Skate, Summer Games and volunteer appreciation banquet.
  • Act as a tourist information liaison when required.
  • Work with Community Services Manager and Communications Coordinator to create promotional and marketing campaigns for Town initiatives and Town facilities.
  • Develop ways to engage local commerce in the functions and events in which the department is involved.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a post-secondary diploma in a related field, plus two (2) years related experience; combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Successful event planning experience
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team
  • Strong presentation, oral and written communication skills
  • Approachable attitude, excellent interpersonal skills as well as the ability to mediate and problem solve
  • Flexible, resourceful and able to adapt to a changing environment
  • Ability to identify areas for improvement and take initiative to implement appropriate changes
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • Proven competency with software systems

Salary: AUPE Class Level 10: $52,708 – $60,723

Apply Now!

Apply to hr@coaldale.ca submitting your cover letter and resume, by April 22, 2018.


SUMMER EMPLOYMENT

LIFEGUARDS

MAY 29 – AUGUST 31, 2018

SEVERAL POSITIONS                                                                                                      

The Town of Coaldale is looking for positive, energetic individuals to fill various Lifeguard positions for the summer months.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Maintain persistent surveillance of patrons in the facility and act immediately and appropriately in the event of an emergency
  • Secure the safety of all patrons and provide emergency care/treatment within professional realm until medical services arrive on scene
  • Appropriately plan for swimming lessons
  • Demonstrate a high level of professionalism, customer service, and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Complete various maintenance duties, janitorial/cleaning requirements, and other miscellaneous job-related duties when not guarding

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 16 years of age, plus current Standard First Aid/ CPR/ AED training, NLS, and WSI
  • Outstanding customer service work ethic
  • Approachable, optimistic, and confident
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work with children and youth
  • Must plan appropriate lesson plan and instruct swimming lessons 

Salary: AUPE – $16.62 per hour.

Applicants under consideration will be required to complete a Vulnerable Sector Check.

Apply Now!

Apply to hr@coaldale.ca submitting your cover letter, resume and references. This competition will remain open until all positions are filled.

 


Municipal Engineer

INFRASTRUCTURE & ENGINEERING

FULL-TIME PERMANENT

Reporting directly to the Director of Infrastructure & Engineering, the Municipal Engineer provides technical and administrative advice and support to the Town departments related to the management, renewal, replacement and upgrading of the Town’s Infrastructure.


Responsibilities include, but not limited to: 

  • Preparation and/or review of drawings, feasibility studies, tender packages, RFP’s and technical reports.
  • Provide technical advice and support to municipal water, wastewater, stormwater, streets and transportation functions from an infrastructure management perspective.
  • Provide technical advice on planning issues, subdivision and land development proposals from the municipal infrastructure management perspective.
  • Project management and various other special projects and cross-departmental initiatives.
  • Developing creative engineering solutions in response to short, intermediate and long term infrastructure challenges.
  • 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 and capital life-cycle replacement planning.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Make operational recommendations to the Town on Town-owned facilities.
  • Facility and project site inspections as needed or required.
  • Assist in the drafting of policy and procedures related to the department’s activities.
  • Respond to public enquiries and complaints in an appropriate manner according to approved policies.

Qualifications:

  • Registered professional designation in Civil Engineering, 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.
  • Flexible, resourceful and able to adapt to a changing environment.
  • Ability to identify areas for improvement and take initiative to implement appropriate changes.

 Apply Now!

 Apply to hr@coaldale.ca submitting your cover letter and resume. For more information regarding this exciting opportunity please contact Mollie Habke at hr@coaldale.ca.

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 www.coaldale.ca

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.