The Town of Peace River is accepting applications for one (1) permanent, full-time Facilities Maintenance Worker, accountable to the Facilities Maintenance Supervisor and Public Works Superintendent.

The Facilities Maintenance Worker is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the Town of Peace River buildings and infrastructure, including:

  • Safely performing various duties assigned by the Facilities Maintenance Supervisor, or their designate, related to the overall maintenance of the Town of Peace River facilities;
  • Providing general maintenance and/or assistance for all municipal infrastructure systems;
  • Provide general operation of the Public Works Department’s small hand tools, power tools, light equipment;
  • Periods of strenuous physical work may exist;
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions for extended periods of time;
  • Ensuring that health and safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, and processes and acting in a safe manner at all times;
  • Maintaining equipment through preventative maintenance; and,
  • Completing all required paperwork in a timely and accurate manner.

This position will include being on call after hours on a rotating shift basis, and must be immediately available to respond when on call.

Applicants should possess the following:

  • Minimum level of formal education required is Grade 12 Diploma;
  • Valid Alberta Class 3 driver’s license, with air brakes endorsement;
  • Clean 5-year drivers abstract;
  • Trades certification in one of the following: welding, plumbing, electrical work, building construction, or millwright;
  • Experience with hand and mechanical tools;
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds regularly throughout the day;
  • Standard First Aid/CPR certificate;
  • WHMIS/TDG certification;
  • Equipment Safety; and,
  • Trenching Safety.

The following assets would be preferred:

  • Certification in Facilities Management through BOMI or equivalent;
  • Industrial mechanic (millwright) certification;
  • General experience in labourer and equipment duties within a municipal environment;
  • General knowledge of various municipal infrastructure systems; and,
  • Basic knowledge of computer programs/applications.

Full Time • Permanent
Wage: $25.06–$30.20 per hour, as per the Collective Agreement
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm (40 hours per week)
Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes, citing Competition #23/009 to:
Human Resources Coordinator
[email protected]

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest. However, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Town of Peace River welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Job descriptions are available upon request. This position is within the scope of C.U.P.E. Local 898 and as such, you will be required to adhere to the articles contained within the Collective Agreement.

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