Job Opportunities



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


  • 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 submitting your cover letter, resume and references. This competition will remain open until all positions are filled.



MAY 1 – AUGUST 31, 2018                                                                                                          

The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Assistant will be responsible for the collection of spatial data, and the preparation of collected data for use by the Town’s Infrastructure and Engineering, Planning and Community Development departments, and the Town’s GIS services provider. This position is primarily field-based and is responsible for the on-going entry of the data using a hand-held GPS field computer. This individual will also be required to interpret data and generate reports for use across departments, other agencies and the general public. The work undertaken by the GIS Assistant requires a high degree of accuracy and working knowledge of GPS data-collection equipment.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Collect spatial data with handheld GPS Field Computer
  • Query geodatabase for analytical purposes
  • Create and edit geospatial data with ArcPad and ArcGis desktop
  • Collect and enter accurate asset data into various databases
  • Prepare and deliver data to town’s GIS contractor


  • Enrollment in a post-secondary Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or Geomatics program
  • Experience in data collection procedures with hand-held GPS Field Computer
  • Knowledgeable in creating and editing geospatial data
  • Basic cartographic skills
  • Previous related experience using ArcGIS desktop, ArcGIS online and geodatabases
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Valid Alberta Class 5 driver’s license, with drivers abstract
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, dealing with deadlines and interruptions while managing conflicting priorities

Salary: AUPE – $18.91 per hour.

Apply Now!

Apply to submitting your cover letter and resume by March 23, 2018.

Municipal Engineer



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.


  • 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 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.